PO Box H252, Australia Square, NSW 1215

Wedding Photography Course | Focus 10 | Sydney | 1 day

Focus 10 Andrew Thomasson
LocationSydney, NSW
Duration480 mins (8.0 hrs)
FormatInstructor Led
Max Students6
Levelspecial
Next SessionEnquire
Price
  • $590

A 'serious amateur and professional level' Digital wedding photography course, Become a successful wedding photographer.

• 8 hrs
• practical sessions
• iconic Sydney locations
• outdoors
• master-class assignments
• small groups
• portfolio presentation
• free portraits
• detailed notes
• $590


DESCRIPTION:

The Focus 10 Sydney wedding digital photography course has been designed to impart a high level of proficiency to the serious amateur and professional photographer wishing to shoot weddings for fun or for profit.

Shooting a wedding is a huge responsibility... You are solely in charge of capturing a momentous day in peoples life's. You need to be proficient in digital camera handling, be sound technically, be creative and handle the pressure of the day professionally.

Wedding photography demands people skills, being able to work under pressure, to handle any scenario, any weather, to be versatile, flexible, adaptable, personable, engaging and well organized. Its about summing up a scenario quickly for the best backdrop, working the light and implementing the nuances of lens perspective, depth of field and exposure options.

The Focus 10 wedding photography course in Sydney teaches you the skills set to shoot at a professional level, to capture the flavour, the mood and the magic of the day. Ideally you will have done our Digital 1 course or be at a similar level of competency. You will be given a number of assignments to completion the course which will be assessed and critiqued. The group will be limited to a maximum of 6 people for a highly personalised training experience using models and set props to re-create real life wedding scenarios.


COURSE OUTCOMES:

Learn every aspect of shooting weddings including:

What camera gear and lens combinations

Honing technical and artistic skills to a professional level

Reportage, casual, formal and other wedding photography styles

Understanding of styles- from contemporary to traditional

Challenging Master class assignments

Real life scenarios including groomss, brides, cars and wedding styles

Packaging and pricing structures

Money making tips to improve your profits

Post production, album and presentation display

A professional portfolio and certificate of achievement

Ongoing advice & technical support

$100 Focus 10 gift voucher towards further courses such as lightroom 6


WHAT THE COURSE COVERS:

Overview of your DLSR digital camera functions

White balance & bracketing, use of ISO

Operation of external flash unit

Flash and night portraits / use of prime lenses

Lens perspective to suit the subject

Creative use of depth of field

Single, couple and group positioning

Reportage, casual, formal styles....blending them together

Exposure compensation, exposure bracketing

Channels & parameters , colour temperature

Advanced composition and painting with light

Landing the business /presentation of your folio

pre wedding shots.. getting ready, make -up, champagne

The wedding ceremony, beaches, gardens, churches and other venues

After the ceremony, bridal party, family, friends

Post-ceremony location shoots

Cameo shots: the flowers, the cars, the rings, table settings, food, the cakes, the wine.

Artistic shots: the shoes, the dress, the lapel, the unusual, the location

Business models, packaging and pricing

Post wedding workflow and production

Preparing the images including: filing, colour balance, cropping, conversion to B/W, print output, display, coffee table books, albums

Final presentation to your wedding clients


COURSE SCHEDULE:

Date & Time Meeting Location
Full day (8 hrs)

10am

Gusto cafe 5 ways Paddington NSW



instructor(s):

Your instructors are the award winning wedding photographer Andrew Thomasson and assistants. They have the integrity, motivation and creative energy to train and empower their students to aim high and to achieve a level of both artistic and technical excellence



Pre-requisite:

More information

Digital 1 course (or equivalent) or a sound grasp of photography - (a self assessment email test is available if you are unsure as to your skill level)



requirements:

A quality DSLR camera such as a Canon EOS 5 (any Canon DLSR) Nikon D7000 to D7200, D600 to D850(any Nikon DLSR) Sony , Pentax, Olympus DLSR

At least two quality lens such as a Nikkor 18-200mm or a Nikon /Canon 24-70mm f2.8 Nikon/ Canon 70-200mm f2.8 and at least one fast prime lens (50mm f1.4 or 1.8 and/or a 85mm f1.8)

A quality digital compact is optional but highly recommended as a back-up camera and to shoot macro and artistic shots (such as the LumixLX3 to LX7, Canon G series, Nikon P series, Sony RX100 series etc

Memory Card(s): We recommend at least a 8 GB card

Any camera accessories - such as a tripod, polarizing filter

Charged camera battery and a spare if you have one


course price & inclusions::

AUD$590

Instruction from professional photographers

Detailed notes

Equipment and technique advisory service

Personal assessment and critique of your portfolio

Graduation certificate by request

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