Following on from our popular Digital Photography Fundamentals Beginners Workshop comes our Digital Photography Fundamentals Travel / Photo Stories 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 photography-based story telling. Ideal for travelers, bloggers and those who enjoy capturing the important people, places and times in life.
Topics covered in this course include:
Introduction to documentary photography
What makes a compelling story?
Choosing the right equipment for the job
Effective camera settings
Shooting techniques: creative composition and framing
Working with light- quality, types and exposures
Candid vs. traditional vs. environmental portraiture
Visual Variety - Image impact: single and series images
Finding your style
Getting involved - approaching people
Ethics of Documentary Photography: permissions, consent, ownership and usage
Displaying a story: sequencing, editing, and refining the narrative
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 or broad range zooms
A tripod if you have one (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
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