Digital photography - Intermediate

Take your digital SLR photographic images to the next level with this course focussing on composition, image production, post production and visual communication.

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Teacher Date Day Time Sessions Fee Enrol
Marzena Wasikowska 2 August Wednesday 6-9pm 13 $440 Enrol now

Course outline

There will be an initial refresher followed by discussion about being in control of your camera, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, raw files, colour space, metering, depth of field, lenses, portraits and landscapes.

You will explore landscape and portrait photography and how to stitch elements of multiple images into one. You will learn how to use tripods, reflectors and flash photography and how to prepare your images to send to the printer.

You will increase your use of Bridge, Camera Raw and Photoshop, to facilitate post production techniques. The aim is to provide you with a folio of printed photographs and/or an exhibition at the conclusion of the course.

During the course you will explore colour space. Post production will include the construction of images through the use of layers and selections, adjustment layer masks, image stacking and colour management; filters and other image editing functions in Photo

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should:

  • have increased confidence in using the manual controls of your camera
  • have improved skills in composition, image production, post production and visual communication
  • increased ability in Photoshop, Camera Raw and Bridge software use, and
  • create a folio of images.

Who should enrol

Intermediate photographers who want increase their confidence and advance their image making and processing skills.

Materials

Students must provide a digital camera that can shoot Raw. To gain the full benefit a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera is suggested.  Please bring to each session a small portable USB to save your post produced work.

Presenter

Marzena Wasikowska: Marzena is a Polish born artist living and working in Canberra. She is a PHD candidate in PMA at ANU. She has exhibited both in Australia and overseas. Her photographs are in both public and private collections. More images of Marzena’s work can be viewed at www.australianphotographers.org/artists/marzena-wasikowska

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