Beginner Photography Workshop

Beginner Photography Workshop

Regular price $180 Sale

Level: Beginner

Date: Saturday, 19 September, 2020

Duration: 2.30pm - 5.30pm

Cost: $180

Location: Our Amity Point Studio, 17 Claytons Rd, North Stradbroke Island

Maximum participants: 8

This hands-on workshop is designed for budding
photographers who want to wean themselves off auto
mode and start exploring their camera’s full potential with
Under the expert guidance of the Stradbroke Island
Photography team, participants will learn essential theory
– with plenty of time for questions – and then put their new
techniques and skills to practical use.

Topics covered will include:

  • Different cameras and accessories
  • Lenses explained
  • Focusing techniques
  • Exposure and the Mode dial
  • Composition techniques
  • Focal lengths
  • White balance and colour
  • ISO - what even is this?
  • Aperture and depth of field
  • Using shutter speed to capture action

The workshop will incorporate a two-hour teaching forum
at SIP’s Amity Point studio, before an hour-long pre-
sunset shooting session at Amity boat ramp and
The cost includes workshop notes plus cheat sheets to
tuck into your camera bag. Participants need to wear
comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather
looks ominous.

Other requirements are:

  •  Your camera: the workshop is suitable for digital
    cameras with manual controls (P, A/Av, S/Tv and M
    modes), including DSLR and mirrorless models
  • Fully charged camera batteries and empty memory cards.
  • Lens/es 
  • Manual for your camera 
  • A notebook and pen

We suggest completing this course before moving on to
more specialised workshops.

Other upcoming Straddie photography workshops

Landscape Photography | Night Photography