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Photography in the Field Sydney Tram Museum – sunset and night Saturday 16th September

https://www.sgscc.edu.au/class/PhotographyFieldTramMuseumNight-1

 

Photography in the Field

Sydney Tram Museum – sunset and night

Photography Seeing in Colour Landscape and Macro Tulip Festival Corbett Gardens Bowral Wednesday 13 September 2017 and Tuesday 19 September 2017

Photographs by Neoklis are for illustrative purposes only

 

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB3014

 

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB3015

 

Photography  Seeing in Colour 

Landscape and Macro at the Tulip Festival

Corbett Gardens Bowral

 

9:00am – 3:00pm

 

Amongst the Tulip Festival in the Corbett Gardens Bowral, participants will learn camera setup, how to see and interpret colour for both landscape and macro photography, how to use filters and to interpret light. You will also learn previsualization, composition, macro and close up technique including depth of field.

Agenda

How to interpret colour and light, how to expose and bracket your exposures.

Essentials of Landscape Photography; Previsualisation, composition, framing, thirds, negative space and depth of field, how to correctly install and use filters; both neutral density and polarizing as well as picture control settings.

Essentials of Macro / Close Up Photography; you will be shown how to set up your camera for macro /close up photography using your lens and or close up tubes and or close up filters and or your macro lens.

You will learn how to do handheld close up and macro photography, how to focus properly and understand depth of field.

Field trip debrief (last hour) the photography tutor will run a debrief, as well as an open chat session to anything relating to photography, equipment or theory, in a local cafe close by.

Skill level
This Field trip is suitable for students who have a thorough working knowledge of their camera and controls, shutter and aperture settings and or have completed a beginners and or intermediate photography / DSLR photography course or similar.

Materials
Please note: * no tripods are allowed for this field trip for safety reasons.
Camera Equipment for this field trip
Essential Materials; Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, mirrorless with RAW /JPEG image capability, if possible adjustable iso / film speed settings and adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture and manual exposure ie S or TV, A or AV and M, and adjustable picture settings.

You will need a set of graduated neutral density filters; I.e. Cokin P250 graduated filter set or similar graduated screw in filters, and a circular polarizing filter.

A macro lens, and or a standard lens ie 35 mm or 50mm lens and or close up filter(s) and/or a set of close up tubes.

If you have other fixed or zoom lens(es) i.e. 20mm / 100mm / 16 – 35mm / 10 – 20 mm / 18 – 55mm / 18 – 135 mm etc please bring them along too.

The tutor will have one spare camera, a wide-angle zoom lens, a 50mm lens and 2 extension tubes all in the Canon EF mount that can be used and shared by the students for duration of the field trip (please bring an extra blank SD card if you need to use the tutor’s camera equipment).

Macro / Close Up Equipment note
Students if possible should either have a lens with close-up capability, and or a close up filter, and or a set of close up tubes and or a macro lens, any of these are strongly advised to enable detailed photos some of the extremely small flowers. Even if you do not have any of the additional equipment, this field trip is a great way to learn the techniques and secrets of creative macro and close-up photography.

Please note; an extra battery, and flash card are essential, as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your photographs frequently, during this field trip.

Footwear
Please note; there could be some uneven and loose surfaces within the gardens, to participate you must wear enclosed footwear only, no open footwear ie sandals can be worn for this field trip. For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable).

Additional items / what to wear
This field trip will held in wet weather, bring a weatherproof jacket, warm clothing jumpers etc, a mini. Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen for this field trip.

Weather
This field trip will be held in wet weather as it can give students an opportunity to capture photographs that are not normally available in fine weather.

Field trip notes / links
Students will be emailed a complete field trip outline, date, time locations, information and requirements, prior to commencement of the field trip. After the field trip students will be emailed links to filter tutorials, my wiki compilations and links to manufacturer and free legitimate software downloads.
Please note; Programs offered are legitimate, current and free open source software, of which you will also be able to download on your own home PC Windows / MAC.

Meeting place
We will meet at 9.00 am at the Bendooley Street entrance of Corbett Gardens, Bowral

Google pin for Corbett Gardens
https://goo.gl/maps/rRZGRZgDoCu

My mobile phone number on the day is 0411 251 553 in case you need to find me.

Getting there
Please allow enough time to get there by car or by public transport

By Car
Corbett Gardens is surrounded by Bendooley, Wingecarribee and Merrigang Streets, Bowral.

On street parking is available it is advisable to get there early to secure a spot close to the gardens, please check parking signs before leaving your car.

By public transport
Take a train to Bowral Railway Station, which is a walking time of approx 10 minutes to Corbett Gardens.

Visit TransportNSW to plan your trip. Please check your transport options prior to the day and please check public transport info for track work or delays

Please note; parking fines / parking fees / transport to and from / coffee / drinks / breakfast / lunch /morning tea are not included in cost of field trip.

 

Photographs by Neoklis are for illustrative purposes only

Photography MACRO CLOSE UP Sylvan Grove Native Gardens Picnic Point 6th September and 7th October

Photography: Close-up and Macro at Australian Botanic Garden Mt Annan Tuesday 5th September 2017

Photography: Close-up and Macro

at

The Australian Botanic Garden

Mt Annan

 

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

9:00am-3:00pm

Spoil yourself, and learn close up and macro photography at the Australian Botanic Garden Mt Annan. It’s a fantastic place to learn the technique and do creative close up and macro photography, in one of the most beautiful botanic gardens in Australia. You will be taught, by a professional photography tutor, with 42 years experience in photography, in a relaxed, but very informative manner.

Agenda

You’ll be shown how to set up your camera for close up photography using your lens and or close up tubes and or close up filters and or your macro lens.

You will learn how to do handheld close-up and macro photography.

You will learn how to focus properly for both macro and close up photography.

Interpret natural light, both high key and low key light.

You will also learn framing, composition and negative space.

How to do creative macro / close up photography.

Depth of field – shallow and deep focus methods.

A demonstration of post processing Raw & Jpeg, black & white and colour on manufacturer image processing software and legitimate freely available software recommended by tutor.

Field trip debrief (last hour) The Photography Tutor will run a field trip debrief as well as an open chat session to anything relating to photography, equipment or theory, in the Cafe at Mt Annan.

Note: any food / drinks / lunch expenses are incurred at the participants own cost, only food and drink purchased in the cafe can be consumed there).

Skill level

  • Anyone whom has a thorough working knowledge of their camera; aperture, shutter speeds, focusing and the basic principals of photography, or whom has done the following;
  • A Beginner’s Photography course or similar.
  • A Beginner’s Photography course – Intensive or similar.
  • A Basic DSLR / Digital Photography course or similar.

Equipment

  • No tripods are allowed for this field trip for safety and environmental reasons.
  • Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, mirrorless with RAW / JPEG image capability, adjustable ISO / film speed settings and adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture and manual exposure ie S or TV, A or AV and M
  • A macro lens, a standard lens ie 35 mm or 50mm lens and or close up filter(s) and/or a set of close up tube(s). If you have other fixed or zoom lens(es) i.e. 20mm / 100mm / 16 – 35mm / 10 – 20 mm / 18 – 55mm / 18 – 135 mm etc please bring them along too
  • An extra battery and flash card, as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your photographs frequently

The tutor will have one spare camera, a wide-angle zoom lens, a 50mm lens and 2 extension tubes all in the Canon EF mount that can be used and shared by the students for duration of the field trip (please bring an extra blank SD card if you need to use the tutor’s camera equipment).

Additional Equipment for Macro / Close Up Photography
Students if possible should either have a lens with close-up capability, and or a close up filter, and or a set of close up tubes and or a macro lens, any of these are strongly advised to enable detailed photos some of the extremely small flowers. Even if you do not have any of the additional equipment, this field trip is a great way to learn the techniques and secrets of creative of close-up and macro photography.

Footwear
As there are some uneven and loose surfaces within the gardens, to participate you must wear enclosed footwear only, no open footwear ie sandals can be worn for this field trip. For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable).

Additional items
Weatherproof jacket, bring warm clothing jumpers etc, mini umbrella, (this field trip will held in wet weather).

Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen for this field trip.
Meeting place
We will meet on the benches (map discs) adjacent to the map discs close to the P3 Car Park adjacent to the Cafe and visitor centre at 8.55 am roll call for 9 am start. If you arrive after 9:30am please call me and I will advise you of our location, my mobile phone number on the day is 0411 251 553 in case you need to find me.
Getting there
Please allow enough time to get there by car or by public transport

By car
The Australian Botanic Garden can be accessed from both, Narellan and Mt Annan Roads, Mount Annan.

From the east From the M5 Motorway take the Narellan Road exit.
Take the right fork towards Camden/Narellan along Narellan Rd,
continue along Narellan Rd and turn left at second set of traffic lights where the brown tourism sign says The Australian Botanic Garden.

From the west Follow the Northern Road on to Narellan Rd at Narellan
Continue along Narellan Rd and turn right at traffic lights indicated by the brown tourist sign The Australian Botanic Garden.

Parking please note; Zoned parking areas and road regulations are enforced in the Garden. The roads within the Garden are public roads and therefore all normal traffic regulations apply. Infringement notices will be issued to vehicles parked illegally in no stopping, accessible parking and bus zones at the Garden. This is to control traffic in certain areas and to alleviate the congestion, safety and access issues.

By public transport
Take the train from Central Railway Station to Campbelltown Railway Station, then buses run between Campbelltown railway station and Camden via Mt Annan.

Phone Busabout for information on 02 4631 4200.
Please note that it is a 4km walk from the bus stop on Narellan Road to the Visitor Centre.

Visit TransportNSW to plan your trip.

Please check your transport options prior to the day
and please check public transport info for track work or delays

Please note; parking fines and fees / transport to and from / coffee / drinks / breakfast / lunch /morning tea are not included in cost of this field trip.

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Photography: Seeing in Colour – Landscape and Macro at the Japanese Gardens Campbelltown Arts Centre Saturday 19 August 2017

Photography: Seeing in Colour

Landscape and Macro 

Japanese Gardens Campbelltown Arts Centre

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB3006
1 session of 5.5 hours
8:30am-2:00pm
Saturday, 19 August 2017

In the magnificent Japanese Gardens within the Arts Centre Campbelltown, participants will learn correct camera setup, how to see in colour for both landscape and macro photography, how to interpret and see the light. You will learn previsualization, composition, macro and close up technique including depth of field, from a professional photography tutor, with 43 years experience in photography in a relaxed, but very informative manner. Participants will also receive in-depth tuition in camera set up; picture style/toning and filtration, usage of lens filters. The College has to book for the gardens so you must enrol no later than Monday 8 August. Access to gardens is subject to other venue hire on the day, participants will have a total of 4 hours photography within the gardens, plus a break and a post field trip debrief. Full details on website. Bring requirements listed on Confirmation/website. No concession.

Agenda

How to interpret colour and light, how to expose and bracket your exposures.

Essentials of Landscape Photography; Previsualisation, composition, framing, thirds, negative space and depth of field, how to correctly install and use filters; both neutral density and polarizing as well as picture control settings.

Essentials of Macro / Close Up Photography; you will be shown how to set up your camera for macro /close up photography using your lens and or close up tubes and or close up filters and or your macro lens.

You will learn how to do handheld close up and macro photography, how to focus properly for both macro and close up photography.

Field trip debrief (last hour) the photography tutor will run a debrief, as well as an open chat session to anything relating to photography, equipment or theory, in the Cafe within the Arts Centre.
Note; any food / drinks / lunch expenses are incurred at the participants own cost, only food and drink purchased in the cafe can be consumed there).

Skill level
This Field trip is suitable for students who have a thorough working knowledge of their camera and controls, shutter and aperture settings and/or have completed a beginners and or intermediate photography/DSLR photography course or similar.

Materials

Camera Equipment for this field trip
Please note: * no tripods are allowed for this field trip for safety reasons.

Essential Materials; Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, mirrorless with RAW /JPEG image capability, if possible adjustable iso / film speed settings and adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture and manual exposure ie S or TV, A or AV and M, and adjustable picture settings.

You will need a set of graduated neutral density filters; I.e. Cokin P250 graduated filter set or similar graduated screw in filters, and a circular polarizing filter.

A macro lens, a standard lens ie 35 mm or 50mm lens and or close up filter(s) and/or a set of close up tubes.

If you have other fixed or zoom lens(es) i.e. 20mm / 100mm / 16 – 35mm / 10 – 20 mm / 18 – 55mm / 18 – 135 mm etc please bring them along too.

The tutor will have one spare camera, a wide-angle zoom lens, a 50mm lens and 2 extension tubes all in the Canon EF mount that can be used and shared by the students for duration of the field trip (please bring an extra blank SD card if you need to use any of the tutor’s camera equipment).

Macro / Close Up Equipment note
Students if possible should either have a lens with close-up capability, and or a close up filter, and or a set of close up tubes and or a macro lens, any of these are strongly advised to enable detailed photos some of the extremely small flowers. Even if you do not have any of the additional equipment, this field trip is a great way to learn the techniques and secrets of creative macro and close-up photography.

Please note; an extra battery, and flash card are essential, as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your photographs frequently, during this field trip.

Footwear
Please note; as there are some uneven and loose surfaces within the gardens, to participate you must wear enclosed footwear only, no open footwear ie sandals can be worn for this field trip. For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable).

Additional items / what to wear
Bring a weatherproof jacket, warm clothing jumpers etc, a mini umbrella. Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen for this field trip.

Weather
This field trip will be held in wet weather as it can give students an opportunity to capture photographs that are not normally available in fine weather.

Field trip notes / links
Students will be emailed a complete Field trip outline, date, time locations, information and requirements, prior to commencement of the field trip. After the field trip students will be emailed links to filter tutorials, my wiki compilations and links to manufacturer and free legitimate software downloads.
Please note; Programs offered are legitimate, current and free open source software, of which you will also be able to download on your own home PC Windows / MAC.

Booking info
The College has to book and pay a fee for the gardens so you must enrol no later than Monday 8th August. Access to gardens is subject to other venue hire on the day, participants will have a total of 4 hours photography within the gardens, plus a break and a post field trip debrief.

Wheelchair access
This photography Field trip is being held within The Japanese Gardens, which is accessible via the Arts Centre Cafe, within the Campbelltown Arts Centre, which has wheelchair access and wheelchair access toilet facilities, most of the Japanese Gardens are accessible by wheelchair.

Meeting place
We will meet at 8.30 am in the at the front of the Campbelltown Arts Centre

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/Campbelltown+Arts+Centre/
my mobile phone number on the day is 0411 251 553 in case you need to find me.

Getting there
Please allow enough time to get there by car or by public transport

By Car
1 Art Gallery Rd, Campbelltown, entrance is near the corner of Oxley street and Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown and Old Menangle Road and Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown.

By public transport
Take a train to Campbelltown Railway Station, and then take an 885 bus, which stops within an easy walking distance to the Campbelltown Arts Centre.

Please note the Campbelltown Arts Centre is approximately a 25 minute walk from Campbelltown Railway Station, towards Art Gallery Rd.

By bus
Route 885
Phone Busabout for information on bus route to the Arts Centre
02 4631 4200.

Visit TransportNSW to plan your trip. Please check your transport options prior to the day and please check public transport info for track work or delays

Please note; parking fines / parking fees / transport to and from / coffee / drinks / breakfast / lunch /morning tea are not included in cost of field trip.

 

 

Photography WOW Factor Wednesday 4th October 2017

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Photography WOW Factor

https://www.sgscc.edu.au/class/PhotographyWowFactor-2

Wednesday 4th October 2017

10am 2pm


1 session, 4 x hours total

 

St George & Sutherland Community College

Jannali Centre

 
127-129 Sutherland Rd

Jannali 2226

Site Directions

West side of Jannali, closest cross street is Louise Street

Public Transport

From Jannali Station walk to the West side along Jannali railway (heading towards Sutherland), the fourth street on the right is Louise Street. Jannali Centre is at the end of Louise Street

Other Information

Accessible toilet and ground floor wheelchair access available
Monday – Friday 8.30am-5.00pm, see Reception for directions to room. After hours and weekends look for Site Co-ordinator for room directions.

Onsite Cafe open Monday to Friday 9:00am-3:00pm . Outside these hours there are drink/snack vending machines onsite.

Jannali shopping precinct offers a variety of café and takeaway options, just a 3 minute drive away.

 

Photos by Neoklis are for illustrative purposes only

A direct link to my field trips and courses online at Macarthur Community College

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A direct link to my field trips and courses online

at

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Neoklis Bloukos
Professional Photography Tutor
Sydney Australia

Any enquiries can be made directly to the Macarthur Community College on

Phone:    02 9826 6455

Fax:          02 8905 9346

Email:      enquiry@macarthurcc.com.au

Postal address:       Macarthur Community College
                                    PO Box 71  Liverpool  1871
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