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Uptown Clayton Townhouse Complex - Ammenities Centre

8 sessions
(6 Classroom sessions +
2 field trip)


"By popular demand, the next level in Photo Classes has been added."

For the photographer looking to take thing
s to the next level, this course will introduce intermediate skills and techniques. Students MUST have taken prior "Level 1" courses to attend.

Here's a breakdown of just some the topics covered...

»Exposure - Delve deeper into managing exposure in all lighting conditions, including low light situations.

»Digital - workflow, looking at shooting RAW as the only format. File management and a closer look at processing this excellent file format using Adobe Lightroom.

»Studio - an introduction to working with studio lights, including a variety of ways to modify the quality of the light. Students will get a chance to use the studio lights to achieve a well lit portrait, and still life.

»Composition - learning to look for composition all around us, planning for desired results.

»Portraiture - "portraits by design". Taking the "chance" out of achieving an interesting character portrait, by planning the elements to get it there.

»Flash - discover how using flash (correctly) can improve your images

»Night Photography - field trip to explore the fascinating possibilities of images with long exposures.



Students MUST have taken CMJPHOTO's Introduction to Better Photography (or equivelant).

Students must have a Digital SLR. Other recommended equipment: Tripod and Adobe Lightroom Software.

Students should be prepared for a little "homework" between classes, as there will be an assignment relating to the topic of the week.


The course runs for 8 classes in total, which includes 6 classroom sessions, plus 2 field trips. (date TBA). Students will be given assignments from each class which will be critiqued at the beginning of the following session.

Includes a set of class notes

Class size limited - be sure to register early

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