Introduction to Digital Photography

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photo by Nick Melidonis
Photography is one of the world’s most popular pastimes and yet many people who own or are thinking about upgrading their camera equipment don’t understand how to use and maximise the creative controls of their camera. Regardless of whether you use a compact; DSLR or a mirrorless camera; this workshop will explain the many creative choices you have in setting up and using your camera with the aim of shooting some stunning images the way you want to.
Join Nick Melidonis, one of Australia’s foremost Master photographers and photographic educators in this fun and informative workshop to master your digital camera.

Course content:
• Camera types and choices
• The impact of sensor size
• Which file types to use
• Understanding ISO
• White balance
• Exposure and exposure compensation
• Exposure modes
• Metering modes
• Aperture and depth of field
• Selecting the right shutter speeds
• Understanding histograms
• Flash
• Choice of lenses
• Putting it all together

Bring your camera and camera manual; fully charged battery and a storage card with plenty of space in it.

About Presenter: Nick Melidonis has been one of Australia’s foremost photographers and photo educators for over two decades. A Master Photographer with five gold bars; he was named number two in the world in 2016 in ‘Nature’ (landscape and wildlife) in the prestigious World Photographic Cup winning a silver medal. He was also a finalist in the National Geographic 2016 'Travel Photographer of the Year'. Nick is one of only three photographers to have won the 8’AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year' three times*.

Light lunch will be provided and is included in the cost. If you have any special dietary requirements please email our staff on 48 hour notice is required to meet dietary requirements.