Join @tassiegrammer in Sydney and the NSW Central Coast area on Sunday 5th April 2020 for an in depth and hands on one day workshop and adventure focusing on the practical aspects of photography in the field. Learn the basics of composition, reading a scene, planning locations, neutral density filters and much more.
Starting in Sydney for sunrise, the day will continue with multiple locations throughout the NSW Central Coast area all the way through to sunset (most likely at Mrs Macquaries Chair in Sydney) with transport provided from Sydney, to end in Sydney after sunset. Stops will be made throughout the day for morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea (food costs will be at your own expense). Locations will be chosen based on weather conditions on the day.
A full range of NiSi Filters products will be available to trial and use on the day. A special 15% off promotional offer for NiSi Filters and Sirui products is available to workshop participants by ordering directly through the NiSi Filters Australia team.
Workshop spaces are limited to 8 people total.
Possible locations include –
Sydney Opera House
Bouddi National Park
Catherine Hill Bay
Mrs Macquaries Chair
Start & Finish Times
Starting point – Hickson Rd Reserve meeting at 5.45am for a 6.10am sunrise.
Finishing point – Mrs Macquaries Chair for a 5.45pm sunset.
This is what you will learn
Control the basic exposure settings (aperture, ISO, shutter speed)
Calculate exposure times correctly using neutral density filters
Correct the correct neutral density filter for any given scene
Use graduated filters to balance overall image exposure
Compose your image creatively with known methods and what key features to look for
Capture sharp images during varying lighting conditions
Understand camera settings such as white balance, exposure bracketing, manual focusing and other camera settings
Learn how to read and correctly expose images via the histogram
General safety when shooting in groups / public spaces
Planning for a shooting session
Location planning – tides / weather
Using apps for location planning
DSLR / Mirrorless camera
Lenses (recommend a wide angle and a telephoto)
Remote / cable camera shutter
Footwear suitable for beaches / rocks and general walking
Waterproof / Windproof Jacket