Photography


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Photography — Light and Motion

DSLR photo of skull surrounded by light

Learn to create striking images by taking your DSLR off Auto

2 X 6hrs

$300

DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY

This short course focuses on strategies for short and long exposure times to create dazzling effects in your photos. Learn how to control light and motion in your images by gaining control of your shutter speed. Using your own digital camera you will take a series of images that will expand your skills and give you more confidence and freedom taking photos in a range of circumstances. From action shots to low light effects, you will learn numerous approaches to achieve the results you want.

Sessions run from 10:00 - 4:30   SAT & SUN

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Digital Photography 101

Pink and blue water drop splashing

Learn how to get more out of your digital SLR by taking it off Auto

8 X 2.5hrs

$500

DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY

Unsure how to use all of the features on your camera or just want to improve your photography? Digital Photography 101 will help you get your Digital SLR off auto mode and put you in control of the settings. Learn how to adjust the shutter speed, aperture and ISO to get the most out of your photos. Realise how an understanding of how these combine to control your depth of field. Each week a different aspect of photography and your camera will be explored combined with strategies to improve your compositions.

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Classic Photography

Abanded factory photo

Be inspired by the masters.

8 X 2.5hrs

$500

DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY

Are you a fan of photography and want to attempt your own classics in the styles of the masters of photography? This course offers you the tips, tricks, techniques and strategies that photographers used. Each week will focus on a different style. This course provides a creative infusion for your own photography as well as a great opportunity to refine your skills.

A great way for intermediate photographers to improve.

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Portrait Photography - Studio Techniques

Studio portrait in progress


1 X 6hrs

$150

DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY

This engaging workshop will teach you the tips and tricks for you to take striking portraits. You will learn effective and inexpensive ways to light your subjects and how to set up your digital camera to best capitalise on this. There will also be a focus on how colour can be utilised in black and white images. This workshop is aimed at beginners and intermediate photographers who want to boost their portrait taking skills.

Session runs from 10:00 - 4:30   SAT

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Texture, Light and Composition

close up photo of texture of a woolen jumper


8 X 2.5hrs

$500

Abstract Photography

Push your understanding of photography as you create imaginative and engaging images that look at subject matter in an innovative way. The workshops focus on constructing carefully considered images out of what seem like ordinary objects and materials. Get up close with your lens as you visually analyse the contrast between textures, forms and elements. Investigate lighting and exposure techniques to make the most of your compositions. Use the skills and strategies learnt in this course to benefit other aspects of your photography.

This course is ideal for people with a good grasp of photography fundamentals who want to explore fine art aspects of photography.

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Photography at Metro Art Dept

At Metro Art Dept we want to teach you how to take better photographs. We believe the way to do this is by teaching you how to get the most out of your camera. The technology of photography has changed rapidly, yet much of modern photography is based upon the traditions and technologies of the past.

Our courses and workshops are designed to emphasise different aspects and strategies of photography that will develop your experience with your camera’s features and help you better understand when and how to use them.

The practical exercises combined with theory and examples create an enjoyable way to expand your knowledge and improve your photos.

So come along and learn something new or hone your skills.

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