Courses, Workshops & Events

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We're continuing our program of exciting courses, workshops and events in 2015
All courses are held at PhotoAccess unless otherwise specified. Click here to view our enrolment terms and conditions.
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KIDS HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

Kids Winter Digital Photography School | Three-day course | $260
These guided three-day courses include a short field trip to capture images, and computer based workshops to develop images. Suitable for 10 to 16 year olds. 8-10 July 2015 9am-4pm, OR 15-17 July 2015 9am-4pm View full course overview

Shadow Play: Photograms and Pinhole Photography | One-day Kids Darkroom Workshop | $120
In this fun and interactive one-day school holiday class, kids will gain a basic and practical understanding of black-and-white darkroom processes and pinhole photography. Suitable for 10 to 16 year olds. View full course overview

ADULTS | BEGINNER COURSES

One-day introduction to DSLR photography | $150
This one-day course is for beginners with DSLR cameras or Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Cameras wishing to gain an understanding of the principles of photography and the outcomes possible using different camera settings. tutor: Stephen Corey. Sunday 13 September 2015, 10am-4pm. View full course overview

Camera Skills | Five-week course | $300
This five-week course is for beginners with DSLR cameras or Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless Cameras wishing to gain an understanding of the principles of photography and the outcomes possible using different camera settings. Tutor: Jane Duong. 26 July - 23 August 2015 (Sundays), 1-4pm. View full course overview

Introduction to Black-and-White Film & Darkroom | Weekend workshop | $280
Experience the enjoyable process of black-and-white film photography in this weekend introductory darkroom workshop. Tutor: Robert Agostino. 11/12 July 2015 10am-4pm each day. View full course overview

Beginners Black-and-White Film & Darkroom | Six-week course | $370
Experience the enjoyable process of black-and-white film photography in this six-week introductory darkroom workshop. Tutor: Robert Agostino. Week one: 2 August 2015 (Sunday) 1pm-4pm, Weeks two-six: 10 August - 7 September 2015 (Mondays) 6-9pm.View full course overview

SPECIALIST COURSES

Introduction to studio lighting | 3hour class | $100
Learn how to set up and position studio lighting kit for portraits and still life photography. Tutor: Stephen Corey. 6-9pm Thursday 6 August 2015 (FULL), OR 6-9pm Thursday 22 October 2015. View full course overview

Introduction to studio lighting for art documentation | 3hour class | $100
PhotoAccess is pleased to announce a studio lighting workshop specifically designed for the documentation of two and three dimensional artworks. Tutor: Stephen Corey. Term 4: Thursday 29 October 2015, 10am-1pm. View full course overview

Photoshop and Lightroom for beginners | Six-week course | $330
PhotoAccess' Photoshop and Lightroom for Beginners is a six-week workshop that will introduce you to the professionals' choice of image editing software. Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert Andrew Burke will guide you through the possibilities that Photoshop offers. Term 2: 28 May - 2 July 2015, 6-9pm Thursdays; Term 3: 13 August - 24 September (with no class on 20 August), 6-9pm Thursdays. View full course overview

Camera Skills Advanced | Five-week course | $300
This five-week course follows on from Camera Skills (One) and is designed for people who have a good understanding of the camera and basic principles of photography and are looking to expand their skills and take more creative control of their photography. Tutor: Joe Cali. Term 4 dates coming soon. View full course overview

No Shades of Grey | Lith printing for beginners | Weekend workshop | $280
Lith printing uses specialised materials and lithographic chemistry to create high contrast images with deep blacks and bright, soft whites, achieving varied and expressive results. Taught by experienced Det Voges, this weekend workshop will introduce participants to shooting and processing works for lith printing. 25/26 July 2015, 10am-4pm both days (FULL).View full course overview

Tintype Photography with Wet-plate Collodion | Weekend workshop | $350
Learn to make one-off tintypes in the PhotoAccess darkroom with experienced teacher, printmaker and photographer Bill Moseley. In this one and a half day workshop, you will learn to make tintypes, a technique perfected by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851. Using a wet plate collodion process, participants will learn to prepare thin sheets of metal for exposure to make unique tintype images. 19/20 September 2015. View full course overview

Personal Photography Project | Workshop & exhibition | $550
PhotoAccess is delighted to announce the 3rd Personal Photography Project workshop, starting in term 3 2015 and continue into mid 2016, culminating in a group exhibition at the PhotoAccess Huw Davies Gallery in July/August 2016. Personal Photography Project is an eleven-month long workshop aimed at providing a supportive and structured environment for photographers looking to sink their teeth into a personal project of their own choice. Tutor Sean Davey. Commencing Saturday 12 September 2015. View full course overview

Portraiture in Context with Belinda Pratten | Weekend workshop | $260
Learn the art of making your subjects feel comfortable in front of the camera while maintaining creative control of the portrait session. Students will also learn how to utilise available light in various conditions and how to think creatively on their feet while working with subjects. 17/18 October 2015 (Saturday and Sunday) 10am-4pm both days. View full course overview

Fibre-based black-and-white darkroom | Weekend workshop | $280
This two-day workshop will build on basic darkroom knowledge taught in Beginners B&W Darkroom. Students will be introduced to advanced printing techniques and will print on fibre-based paper. tutor: Sean Davey. 12/13 December 2015 (Saturday & Sunday), 10am-4pm both days. View full course overview

Street Photography with Belinda Pratten | Weekend workshop | $260
Well renowned documentary photographer Belinda Pratten will help participants learn the important photographic and personal skills needed to master the enjoyable art of street photography. This workshop will be held in Canberra CBD and Braddon during the Multicultural Festival. 2016 dates coming soon. View full course overview

Winter Available Light | Weekend workshop | $260
This weekend workshop will give participants the ability and the enthusiasm to start making emotive and personal photographs in different lighting conditions, without resorting flash photography. Tutor: Sean Davey. This workshop was run in June 2015 (10am​-4pm both days). 2016 dates coming soon. View full course overview

Design your own course | One-on-one "photo coach" tutoring | $100/hr
Develop your photographic practice with the help of an experienced photographer. PhotoAccess can custom structure a one-off tutorial to suit your needs, to help improve your photographic skills and confidence. Maximum two people per personalised session. View full course overview

MASTERCLASSES

ON LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY | Masterclass with Les Walkling
Les Walkling's new two-day Masterclass On Landscape Photography is a rare opportunity to receive specialist instruction from one of Australia's leading landscape photographers and most prominent photographic educators. This Masterclass was run in May 2015. 2016 dates coming soon. View full course overview.