Extended Moments: Cinematography basics for your DSLR | weekend workshop

2016-08-06 10:30

(Image: Miguel Gallagher)

Extended Moments: Cinematography basics for your DSLR | weekend workshop
Photography is all about single moments. Cinematography is all about extended moments.
This workshop is for people who would like to get more out of their video enabled camera. This workshop is designed to give you an introduction to the basics of cinematography and camera operation.


Day one

  • About cinematography and the difference between motion and still images
  • Equipment
  • Manual mode theory: Exposure; Movement; Lighting; Focus; ISO
  • Practice shooting

Day two

  • Manual mode theory continued: Frame rates; Colour temperature
  • Shooting and getting to know your camera
  • Introduction to editing options
  • Review and feedback

Miguel Gallagher - Miguel is an accomplished cinematographer and photographer with many years’ industry experience. He is the primary cinematographer on productions for a number of Australian producers. Miguel also travels regularly around Australia filming documentaries and working on current affair style stories for the Parliament House show About the House. Miguel’s has just finished shooting his 3rd feature film, is currently completing a Master of Cross Disciplinary Art and Design degree at the College of Fine Art, UNSW, and is serving as the ACS ACT Branch President.

What to bring?
Your own digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) with video capacity, recharged camera batteries, memory card (minimum 16GB), and tripod (PhotoAccess has a limited number of tripods available - bookings essential). Lunch not provided.

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September 2017
10am - 4pm each day

$280 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$315 (including 12 months membership of PhotoAccess)

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Maximum number of participants: 10
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Who is this class for? Confident beginners to intermediate and advanced photographers. Completion of Camera Basics one-day workshop, or Camera Skills five-week course, (or equivalent experience) is highly recommended. Contact us for further guidance on whether this course is right for you.

(Image: Miguel Gallagher)