Winter Available Light | Weekend workshop

2016-07-23 10:00
2016-07-23 16:00

(Image: Sean Davey)

Winter Available Light | weekend workshop
Learn to harness Canberra’s famous winter light in this weekend workshop. Light is intrinsic to the medium of photography. Discovering the fundamentals of photographing using available light can transform your images, and allow you to make emotive and personal photographs.

In this workshop, participants will gain the skills to be able to ‘see’ the light in various conditions, and to translate it into their own photography. The workshop will give participants the ability to work with the light in many lighting conditions, without the need for flash photography.
The workshop will begin with a visual presentation of works made using available light, introducing participants to available light photography. Participants will then embark on two field trips to make their own photographs. A critique session and a Q&A will follow each field trip.

Sean Davey - Sean is an independent photographer and artist based in Canberra. He is also founder of The Photography Room, a gallery dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of contemporary photography. Sean has self-published portfolios and books of his photographs and has been exhibited in many of Australia’s top galleries and artistic institutions. His photographs are held in the collection of the Museum of Australian Democracy, the National Library of Australia and the State Library of NSW. Sean is also a photographic teacher and mentor.

What to bring?
Your own camera/s (digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera, mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) and/or film camera with film), charged batteries, memory cards and tripod (if possible). Lunch not provided.

2017 dates coming soon (Saturday & Sunday), 10am-4pm both days.

$280 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$315 (includes 12 months membership to PhotoAccess)

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Maximum number of participants: 10
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Who is this class for? This workshop is aimed at people who already have basic cameras skills. Completion of one of the following courses/workshops (or relevant experience) is recommended as a minimum; Camera Basics one-day workshop, or Camera Skills five-week course.

You might also be interested in
Portraiture in Context weekend workshop with Belinda Pratten, or
The Art of Street Photography weekend workshop with Belinda Pratten @ CBR Multicultural Festival.

(Image: Peter Breen, taken during 2014 Winter Available Light weekend workshop)

(Image: Sean Davey)