This class of three hours is perfect for those who just purchased a DSLR or any type of camera that has a manuel mode, and what to use their camera more efficiently, and have better results. I recommand to have attended the "Get started with your DSLR, part 1: camera basics" before coming to this class, as we won't have time to review basic settings of the camera in this class.
Wanting to leave the automatic mode behind?
I will teach you how to use your camera, its functions, and - more importantly - how to improve your pictures while adapting to the situations you are dealing with.
Nothing too technical, I promise! Short theory & plenty of exercises. These classes are design to be fun: everyone can ask any question (even the one you think that everyone will laugh at: in general this is the one everyone is unsure about! So go for it!). Everyone is here to share & grow as a photographer!
Part 2: Light & Shadow
This class is dedicated to exposure. We will go further into more subtle functions of the camera, for you to make the most of your gear.
What can I do to avoid having orange pictures when I am inside?
How do you create silhouettes? When are you in fully manual mode?
After this class, you will know more about:
- The exposure triangle.
- The histogram.
- Metering modes.
- White balance.
- Dealing with difficult situations: dark foreground with bright background, and vice-versa.
- Getting deeper into composition (this is what makes 70% of the picture!)
The class lasts for 3 hours, going from theory to practice, to train your eye and help you become a better photographer. To make the most of the lesson, there are never more than 5 participants. Like this everyone can ask questions, and there is plenty of time one-by-one with the teacher.
The next day, you receive two ebooks via email: a general booklet to inspire you to create more beautiful images, and motivate you to get out there with your camera; and a second booklet that is always different. I summarize everyone's questions (it can be about the technique, the composition, the creativity...), and give simple answers. This is the best way to make the most of the class.
This class is part of a package: 3 classes of 3 hours.
Become a photographer in 3 steps
Part 1: Camera Basics
Part 2: Light & Shadow
Part 3: Advanced Features
If you book the three classes, you pay only $99 a session, instead of $119.
Classes need to be booked the same day.
- Learn about the Manual-mode of your camera.
- Learn how to compose strong images.
- Course notes (2 ebooks)
- Understand your camera better: M-mode, ISO, aperture & shutter-speed
- Have fun in learning about composing stronger images!
- Become a better photographer.
- A great understanding of the exposure triangle, the histogram, metering modes and white balance.
- Your DSLR (or any camera with a M-mode)
- An empty SD card
- A full battery
- A positive attitude and an open mind!
Good shoes, and a rain jacket, just in case.
Anyone who wants to improve their pictures and learn more about their camera.
Julie Abreu Photography requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Julie Abreu Photography to organise a refund or transfer
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Julie Abreu Photography or organised by Julie Abreu Photography must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Julie Abreu Photography.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Julie Abreu Photography unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Julie Abreu Photography classes and events or on Julie Abreu Photography's premises. (For use of Julie Abreu Photography marketing materials).
Julie Abreu Photography requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.