Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Portraiture Workshop.
This course oﬀers a blend of helpful theory in easy-to-understand terms, clear demonstrations and student practicals so you can learn how to put the theory into practice in a fun and supportive environment.
Aimed at those who already have a good working knowledge of their camera, this course will guide you towards gaining further skills and confidence in this popular and engaging genre of photography.
Topics covered in this course include:
Portrait styles: documentary, environmental, posed and candid
Choosing the right equipment for the job
Light quality, types and exposures
Working with reflectors
Composing/cropping in camera
Learning camera-to-subject-to-background relationships
Engaging with your subject
Techniques for posing
Working with props
Telling stories - finding your style
Reviewing your work and learning from feedback
Storing your files
Course includes course notes
It is preferred that participants have completed the Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop before enrolling in this course. Otherwise, a good working knowledge your camera in manual mode is essential.
**A DSLR camera or mirrorless camera with the option of manual mode, capable of manually adjusting shutter speed, aperture and ISO controls is essential for this course**
Lenses – interchangeable ones or broad range zooms
A flash if you have one (but not essential)
Reflectors if you have them (but not essential)
Image card, image card reader or camera to computer cord
Charged camera batteries and charger
USB or hard drive to store your files
Props if you want to work with them
The manual for your camera (most manufacturers have online manuals you can download via the web if necessary)
Your own laptop - essential
Pen and notepad
Good working knowledge of computers
Please familiarise yourself with your camera's manual prior to starting the course.
This is a non-accredited Shortcourse