“Everything I need is in the street. I can create a beautiful landscape, a social drama, or a very personal, almost abstract photograph”, Arif Asci
This time I take you on a tour in Melbourne CBD at night time, which is a very challenging moment to capture life on the streets! Reportage in the dark, without a tripod will ask you to work in manual mode, know your camera better, and improve your composition. It is as difficult as it is rewarding!
You are a photographer who would like to improve his/her skills in a fast pace environment: you already know how to use your camera, and Cartier-Bresson or Doisneau’s candid shots make you dream. The class will help you overcome your fears of taking pictures of people you don’t know, and we will speak about efficient composition! Photographing in the dark will challenge us every minute, as we will chase the light all evening!
It is the perfect class for photographers who want to improve their night photography, or travel photography skills, and photographers who want to learn the basics of creating a series.
The class lasts for 2 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 walk is more than just a class, it is a shared project I would like to start with the students, to then create a book that presents life in the city. Who’s in?
- Capture the essence of the street by night
- Document life at a fast pace
- Use your camera to its best
- Street photography notes (2 Ebooks).
- Have fun in learning how to take pictures of strangers (not that scary!)
- Know your camera better and make the most of it in low light.
- Look at Melbourne with fresh eyes.
- A DSLR or a camera with a M mode
- An empty SD card
- A full battery
- A positive attitude and an open mind!
- A prime lens who be ideal (50mm 1.8 or 1.4 / 35mm 1.4, for example)
Good shoes and a rain jacket (just in case)!
Anyone who is in love with Melbourne's streets and own a camera!
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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.