Advanced Photography for Instagram + e-commerce



Description

This is designed for people who are familiar with using their cameras on manual settings.

We will cover similar material to the regular course but then extend it to cover:

  • Lens choices and point of view for still life, beauty, architecture and macro
  • Studio lighting concepts and how you can choose a setup that suits your needs
  • Tethering your camera to your computer when you shoot
  • Photo editing software packages

Once you have booked you will be sent a short questionaire about your experience, equipment, the type of subject you want to photograph. This will help us tailor the class to the participants of that session.

It is possible to do this session even if you aren't confident with all the controls on your camera. You will be shown suitable settings.

If you are not comfortable with using the controls on your camera we suggest taking workshop 3 - manual camera first.

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Class Schedule

Duration: 6 Hours

What you will learn
  • Lens choices and point of view for still life, beauty, architecture and macro
  • Studio lighting concepts and how you can choose a setup that suits your needs
  • Tethering your camera to your computer when you shoot
What you will get
  • Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!
  • If you have not yet purchased a camera it is possible to hire a camera and lens for $75.​

What to bring
  • Your camera with charged batteries and an empty memory card
  • Your laptop with Lightroom OR Capture 1 and Photoshop installed
  • A notebook
  • We will provide items to photograph but feel free to bring the items that are of special interest to you if you want to focus on particular looks.
What to wear

Casual


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LUXE learn

Vendor sincce 2017

LUXE learn has been set up to respond to the current demand for learning new skills from cooking, through metalwork, gardening which don't involve sitting in front of a screen all day.

Many existing courses take a traditional view, presenting photography as it was in the 20th century. Most work is no longer printed on paper and is ever more ephemeral. Today's image rapidly replaced by tomorrow's. These workshops are designed to help you create images that stand out and also for you to identify your signature style and develop a consistent look and feel across your work.

Peter Collie is a photographer with over 10 years experience shooting campaigns for major brands.

Now instead of shooting for magazines and billboards his clients are shooting for social media and e-commerce. The images are smaller and viewed quickly so actually need more impact as we spend less time on each image unless it has initial impact and interesting details as a second level.

Peter has given masterclasses in lighting, camera use, software and workflow for brands like Olympus, Apple, HeadOn and many more. 

He has also written several TAFE courses on 'How to Interpret a design Brief' for Open Colleges and is a casual lecturer at Billy Blue College of Design.

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