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Photography

Photography

Photography. Focus your creativity.

From beginners to advanced to photographers, our photography courses will help you make the most of your photographs. Whether you take pictures for pleasure or want to delve into professional photography you can learn the basics, gain the skills required to be a successful freelance photographer or learn the complexities of the digital medium. Our photography courses are taught by professional, experienced photographers who are experts in their field and have a wealth of creative and technical skills to share. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney.

Photography Course: Basics

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Aims Covers the simplest aspects of digital photography and digital darkroom processing. Using your own digital camera, you’ll learn the basic functions of the camera lens, aperture, shutter speed and flash. You will also discover what the new digital photographer should look for when travelling, and buying or upgrading their computer. Outcomes Upon completion... [More]
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Digital Photo Bookmaking Course

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Learn how to produce a professional-looking photo book. Beginning with a set of your own hand-picked images (200+), learn about the different book types, paper stock, bindings, and cover styles. View samples from some of the best companies on the market. Learn about product options, plus the advantages and disadvantages they might have. Participants will learn... [More]
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Mastering Your Speedlight Course: Camera and Flash Made Easy

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Shoot amateur models, both indoors and on location, using on-camera and accessory flash. You’ll learn how to control the brightness of both shadows and highlights while producing an attractive and predictable result. Mastering your speedlight is the perfect class for those wanting to get the maximum from their accessory speedlight with the minimum of fuss. Over... [More]
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Photography Course: Essentials

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Aims Designed for the digital SLR enthusiast (but it’s suited to users of any camera with interchangeable lenses). It combines a considerable amount of location photography with practical critiques of the student’s work online once the class is finished. Covering the use of semi-auto and manual metering modes, focus modes, the use of RAW files and much more,... [More]
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DSLR Video Course

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. All DSLR cameras now take stills and video – it’s the industry ‘buzz’ but few people actually use the DSLR to shoot video because it’s considered ‘too hard’ and the editing too complex. Though producing a good video is certainly a complex process, it’s actually quite easy to make impressive short videos from a trip, family outing or get-together with simple... [More]
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Macro Photography Course

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Many point-and-shoot cameras have a ‘pseudo’ macro mode – it allows you to get close but only with a wide-angle lens setting and even though the results are great, they are still nowhere near as controllable, or as precise as the results produced with a true macro lens on a DSLR camera. In fact, macro photography creates a totally new way of looking at your... [More]
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Photography Course: Mastering Creative Photography

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Aims Get the tools and techniques needed to be able to identify, capture and create great photographic opportunities from a wide range of potential situations. The skills participants will take away with them will support their photographic creativity from any familiar domestic environment, to more exotic locations that you might, for example, discover on a... [More]
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Smartphone Photography and Social Exhibition Course

Photography. Focus your creativity. Learn Photography the smart way with Photography courses at the University of Sydney. Whilst the software demonstrated in apps like Facebook, Instagram and Prisma is intuitive, the sensibilities around genre and the etiquette of sharing images online requires knowledge and skills to reach the expected audience. Aimed at all age groups but will appeal to people new to digital ecosystems looking to adapt and change their creative practice.... [More]
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