PO Box H252, Australia Square, NSW 1215

Focus on Flash, Sydney Photography Workshop

LocationSydney, NSW
Duration240 mins (4.0 hrs)
InstructorSharon Hickey
Max Students10
LevelIntermediate
Next SessionSun, Jan 24 09:00
(Sydney time)
Price
  • $145

Focus on Flash, Sydney Photography Workshop

Light is vital to creating an image; understanding how to use your flash will enable you to control light to create flattering images and to improve your indoor, portraiture and social and family event photography.

The modern flash unit is a sophisticated and very creative tool that will help you create flattering photographs of people and still life. After a brief introduction in the cafe we’ll set off to various locations around Glebe and Sydney Uni, where we familiarise ourselves with the flash unit and experiment with its functions and features.

To demonstrate the principles of using flash we’ll use still-life objects and a model to practise essential techniques such as fill-flash, direct flash and bounce flash, ‘rear curtain sync’ and ‘multi-flash’ techniques.

You’ll learn how to observe the characteristics of light to create mood and emotion in your image, and you’ll come away with wonderful new skills that enhance your images and take your enjoyment of photography to a new level.

What does the workshop cover?


  • overview of composition and shutter speed

  • the flash menu

  • observing the quality and direction of light

  • key flash techniques

  • creative flash features

  • how to create flattering images of people and still life objects

  • how to create beautiful images in low light

  • overriding auto flash


Workshop format:

Tutors: A professional photographer and a photographer's assistant (subject to group size).

Class size: minimum four; maximum 10

Time: 9 am to 1 pm on selected Sundays. Please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop to ensure we start on time

Meeting point:: Please meet at Naya Cafe 35 Glebe Point Rd Glebe.

The Cafe is on the Broadway end of Glebe Pt Rd, as you enter from Parramatta Road.

Transport: Buses run continually along Parramatta Rd, from Central Station and from Western Sydney. Unlimited free parking is available on Parramatta rd outside The University of Sydney and is a short walk to Glebe point Rd.

What should I bring?


  • a digital SLR camera and an external flash (speed lite). Please make sure you also bring the user’s manual

  • a lens hood if you have one

  • a cleaning cloth

  • at least one empty memory card

  • at least one set of spare batteries —make sure they’re fully charged

  • your camera manual

  • camera bag

  • water bottle and snacks

  • comfortable walking shoes

  • sunscreen and hat

  • comfortable clothing; check the weather forecast!

FURTHER INFORMATION

Detailed Aperture Club course notes will be emailed to you on completion of each workshop.

Camera kits are available for $75 per workshop if you want to experiment using a professional DSLR camera. Kits include a camera, lens and other equipment (flash/tripod) appropriate to the particular tutorial. Kits are limited, so make sure you reserve one when you confirm your workshop.

Workshops do not include drinks, meals/snacks, public transport or parking

Weather:

If it looks as if the weather will be unsuitable on the day, we’ll contact you early in the morning. In the event of cancellation, you can select an alternative workshop date.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

The Aperture Club Team

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