Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Still Life 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 creative genre of photography. Great for enthusiastic amateur’s, bloggers or small business owners looking to shoot their own products.
Topics covered in this course include:
Still Life styles
Choosing the right equipment for the job
Basic styling - grouping and working with props
Learning camera-to-subject-to-background relationships
Light quality, types and exposures
Working with reflectors
Composing/cropping/ Editing In Camera
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 – ie 50mm, macros, mid-range zooms, preferably with an aperture of F4 or lower
A flash if you have one (but not essential)
Reflectors if you have them (but not essential)
A tripod - essential
Image card, image card reader or camera-to-computer cord
Charged camera batteries and charger
USB or hard drive to store your files
A selection of props – we will let you know what to bring, prior to the commencement of the course
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