Shoot like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme

Unlock your creative potential with our comprehensive photography course and model photo shoot combined. In this private workshop, you will understand the theory and then apply what you’ve learnt in a live photo shoot scenario. At the end of this course you will have: -

1. Knowledge of how to shoot a DSLR camera in full manual mode
2. Experience and understanding on how to best photograph people
3. A set of professional quality photographs for your portfolio
4. A better understanding of the ‘Art of Photography’
5. Confidence in participating in group and solo photo shoots

This photography course and workshop is limited to just three photographers per session.

Part One – Understanding the theory

In our first hour, you will learn how to use the basic DSLR camera settings in order to unlock your creative potential and discover what it takes to create a great photograph. This section of the course will comprise of a one-hour lecture and demonstrations on how to utilise the camera’s settings, along with the fundamentals of camera theory. This lecture will be supplemented with a specially prepared course guide, which will illustrate all the knowledge you’ll need in order to take full control of your camera in any situation. Here is a sample of some of the topics we’ll be covering on the course: -

• Exposure – A simple three step rule
• Aperture settings – Looking at depth of field
• ISO – What is it and when to switch from Auto?
• White Balance – What is colour temperature?
• Camera Modes A, M, P, S – Which one should I use?
• Camera Lenses – What do I need and why?

Part Two – Putting knowledge into practice

In the next two hours you will learn how to apply your basic understanding of your camera settings in order to take editorial-quality pictures of a model on location. After completing the camera course, we will then proceed to apply our skills and knowledge and photograph a professional model on location. The model will be prepared with full hair and makeup by a professional hair and makeup artist prior to our shoot. You will be guided through a live photo shoot with demonstrations and guidance on the following: -

• How to interact with models
• A knowledge base and understanding of different model poses
• How to select a location for a photo shoot
• Expert tips on the art of photography, such as composition, framing and leading lines

Camera equipment & resources

The following equipment will be available for the photo shoot: -

• Professional Model
• Professional Makeup Artist
• Access to DSLR if needed
• Camera flash x 4
• Radio triggers for off camera flash x 2
• Umbrellas x 2
• Light reflectors x 2
• Course guide

 

Beach Model Group Photography Workshop

The beach model group photography shoots are a fun way to meet up and take some great shots. The emphasis is on collaboration, sharing ideas, learning or fine tuning your photography skills and making new friends. The groups usually comprise of 2/3 professional swimwear models and mixed ability group of photographers. 

Suitability

This meet up is open to photographers of all levels and will be a fun way to take some great shots, learn how to work with models, develop your photography skills and socialise with new friends.

Location

One of Sydney's beautiful beaches.

Photography

I will provide some basic guidance on using the manual settings on your DSLR, and I can set you up with off camera flash, as well as some tips on how to pose models. These are group photography shoots. For photographers wanting to attend with a sound knowledge base in order to get the best out of these shoots, consider attending my 1-1 day courses first.

Equipment

I will provide the following lighting equipment : -

Flash guns x 2 / Triggers x 2 / Reflectors x 2 / Umbrellas x 2

Models

I will hire as many models as necessary for the shoot, it just depends on how many photographers we have signed up. An ideal ratio is 1-4

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Shoot Like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme 
Saturday 2nd Jan 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 10-1pm
Shoot Like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme
Saturday 16th Jan 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 10-1pm
Shoot Like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme
Saturday 30th Jan 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 10-1pm
Shoot Like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme
Saturday 13th Feb 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 10-1pm
Shoot Like a Pro Photography Course - Swimwear Theme
Saturday 27th Feb 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 10-1pm
Course cost $295 AUD

(Refund Policy - 3 days cancellation notice 100% refund / The Body Parade cancellation 100% refund)

(Please book no later than two days before a course, to allow for organisation of a professional model)

Beach Model Group Photography Workshop 
Sunday 3rd Jan 2016 - Body Oil Theme, Manly Beach, Sydney 2-4pm
Beach Model Group Photography Workshop
Sunday 17th Jan 2016 - Flying Fabric Theme, Manly Beach, Sydney 3-5pm
Beach Model Group Photography Workshop
Sunday 31st Jan 2016 - One Piece Swimwear Theme, Manly Beach, Sydney 3-5pm
Beach Model Group Photography Workshop
Sunday 14th Feb 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 3-5pm
Beach Model Group Photography Workshop
Sunday 28th Feb 2016 - Manly Beach, Sydney 3-5pm
Course cost $85 AUD

(Refund Policy - Cancellation no refund / The Body Parade cancellation 100% refund)

Instagram photos from my Beach Model Photography courses & workshops