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Action Photography field trip Brigadoon – Bundanoon Highland Gathering one day only Saturday 7th April 2018

 http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB1022

Action Photography field trip

Brigadoon – Bundanoon Highland Gathering

one day only

Saturday 7th April 2018

 

Outline

At the Brigadoon-Bundanoon Highland Gathering, you will learn theory, set up, principles and techniques of action photography and ‘capturing the moment’, from a tutor with over 25 year experience as a press photographer, learn the proper technique of capturing ‘the moment’, in an informative but relaxed manner.
See and photograph the Heavyweight Championship, Bundanoon Stones, Marching/Pipe Bands, Scottish Highland and Country Dancing, and Dog Obedience displays. This is a great opportunity to hone your photographic skills, and take your photography to another level. This field trip includes an open chat session during our break, relating to anything about photography technique and or equipment.

 

Skill level

This field trip is suitable for participants 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.

Course fee covers tuition – entry fee is additional cost.

9:00am – 4:00pm
8 x places are available
Bundanoon Village and Oval
1 session of 7 hours

 

Agenda

Camera Set Up
Focusing set up
Focusing correctly and getting it sharp
Exposure / Shutter settings
Motordrive set up
Composition
Capturing the ‘moment’
Freezing , Panning and intentional blur
Capturing Action with flash – second curtain sync
Reviewing your photographs

Materials

The following camera equipment is essential for this field trip and a monopod is strongly recommended.

* 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
* If you have a spare camera bring it along too
* LENS(ES) Recommended; If you have any zoom telephoto lens(es): i.e. 70 – 200 MM , 100 – 400 MM , 70 – 300 MM etc
* Telephoto to Super telephoto lens(es) ie 135 MM, 200 MM, 400 MM and above if you have them.
* A teleconvertor 1.4x or 2x etc, if you have one for extra reach.
* Any wide to telephoto prime lens(es) / zoom(s) and or len(es) i.e. 16 – 35mm / 10 – 20 mm / 18 – 55 MM / 18 – 135 MM , 24 MM , 35 MM, 50 MM , 85MM etc.
* The tutor will bring one 70 – 200 MM zoom lens and a teleconvertor in the Canon EF format for participants to share.
* At least one extra battery and at least one extra large capacity flash card, as you will be your using your camera, on higher burst rate, focusing etc, taking more photographs than usual and reviewing your photographs frequently.
* If you have a set of slip in graduated neutral density filters and or a circular polarizing filter bring them along them too.
* FLASH Equipment; if you have an external flash please bring it along too and fully charged compatible batteries.

Additional items:
* Hat, sunscreen, weatherproof clothing – warm clothing/jumper, mini umbrella or light rain jacket, etc
* Bring your own food and water, which is recommended (as drinks and food are not included in the cost of the field trip)
* Note pad and pen
* Footwear
For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable). No open footwear i.e. no thongs, sandals or smooth soled shoes / footwear etc can be worn for this field trip.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Please NOTE:
Access has been granted for this field trip to be held at Brigadoon, with the understanding that;
No access inside performance areas (especially with the Heavy events).
No vehicles are allowed inside the precincts
The publicity team at Brigadoon would appreciate each participant sending 5 to 10 of their best photographs to help the publicity team at Brigadoon with coverage of this event to the following email: publicity.brigadoon@gmail.com. Any photographs that are used will be acknowledged/credited.
Each participant will wear a sticker with their name and must be identifiable, a list of participants names and the tutors names (names only will be sent given to the committee prior to the field trip – no emails or phone numbers will be given).
Must adhere to any requests from Brigadoon committee members.
No photographs to be taken of children / teenagers under 18 years of age
No alcohol can be consumed during this field trip
Monopods are OK, but NO tripods
All costs; entry, transport to and from, food drinks etc are not included in this field trip
Cost of entry payable by participant at the gate / entry – cash is advisable – Adult $20, Adult concession $18 (pension card holders only)

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

Getting there by car
Bundanoon Village and Oval, 62 Erith Street Bundanoon NSW

Parking
Street parking behind the oval (parking is limited close to the oval be advised to get there as early as possible).
Car park opens from 6.30am.
Just follow the Parking signs (P) through the village.

Parking is situated at Jordan’s Crossing which is directly behind the main oval.
In the unlikely event of the car park being closed due to weather conditions you will be advised on entry into Bundanoon of alternative parking locations.

IF YOU HAPPEN TO PARK IN THE SIDE STREETS OF BUNDANOON YOU CAN ALWAYS WALK BACK TO RAILWAY AVENUE AND PICK UP THE COURTESY BUS

Meet at the ticket paying entry gate / opening (to be confirmed via email)

FOOD
30 different food stalls on site or bring your own lunch

WATER PLEASE NOTE – It is recommended you bring your own water bottle, as there will be NO bottled water for sale at the gathering.
Water Bottles will be available for sale at the Village or the Gathering
There are FREE water stations in town and facilities at the oval to fill reusable water bottles

For more info
www.brigadoon.org.au

Venue

Bundanoon Village and Oval, 62 Erith Street Bundanoon NSW
https://goo.gl/maps/B5C2WxoDntz

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Action Photography field trip Goulburn’s Annual Rodeo Goulburn Recreational Grounds one day only Saturday 17th Feb 2018

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB1021

 

Action Photography field trip

Goulburn’s Annual Rodeo

Goulburn Recreational Grounds

one day only

Saturday 17th February 2018

1 session of 7 hours
12:30pm-7:30pm

Outline

At the 50th Goulburn Annual Rodeo, you will learn theory, set up, principles and techniques of action photography from a tutor with over 25 years experience as a press photographer. Learn the proper technique of capturing ‘the moment’ in an informative but relaxed manner. This is a great opportunity to hone your photographic skills, and take your photography to another level. This field trip includes an open chat session during our break, relating to anything about photography technique and or equipment. Suitable for participants 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. Course fee covers tuition – rodeo entry fee is additional cost. Bring requirements listed on Confirmation/website. No concession.

Agenda

Camera Set Up
Focusing set up
Focusing correctly and getting it sharp
Exposure / Shutter settings
Motordrive set up
Composition
Capturing the ‘moment’
Freezing , Panning and intentional blur
Capturing Action with flash – second curtain sync
Reviewing your photographs

Materials

The following camera equipment is essential for this field trip and a monopod is strongly recommended.

* Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, MIRRORLESS camera 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
* If you have a spare camera bring it along too
* LENS(ES) Recommended; If you have any zoom telephoto lens(es) i.e. 70 – 200 MM , 100 – 400 MM , 70 – 300 MM etc
* Telephoto to Super telephoto lens(es) ie 135 MM, 200 MM, 400 MM and above if you have them.
* A teleconvertor 1.4x or 2x etc, if you have one for extra reach.
* Any wide to telephoto prime lens(es) / zoom(s) and or len(es) i.e. 16 – 35mm / 10 – 20 mm / 18 – 55 MM / 18 – 135 MM , 24 MM , 35 MM, 50 MM , 85MM etc.
* The tutor will bring one 70 – 200 MM zoom lens and a teleconvertor in the Canon EF format for participants to share.
* At least one extra battery and at least one extra large capacity flash card, as you will be your using your camera, on higher burst rate, focusing etc, taking more photographs than usual and reviewing your photographs frequently.
* FILTERS;  If you have a set of slip in graduated neutral density filters and or a circular polarizing filter bring them along them too.
* FLASH Equipment; if you have an external flash please bring it along too and fully charged compatible batteries.

Additional items:
* Hat, sunscreen, weatherproof clothing – warm clothing/jumper, mini umbrella or light rain jacket, etc
* Bring your own food and water or purchase at rodeo
* Note pad and pen
* Footwear – for safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable). No open footwear i.e. no thongs, sandals or smooth soled shoes / footwear etc can be worn for this field trip.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Please NOTE: Access has been granted for this field trip to be held at the Goulburn Annual Rodeo, with the understanding that;
No photographs to be taken of children / teenagers under 18 years of age
No alcohol can be consumed during this field trip
Monopods are OK, but NO tripods
No dogs; except service dogs
All costs; entry, transport to and from, food drinks etc are not included in this field trip
Cost of entry payable by participant at the gate / entry – cash is advisable – Adult $15, Adult concession $ To Be Confirmed

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

FOOD and drinks will be available at the Rodeo
A BBQ will by run by a local Rural Fire Service Brigade, as well soft drinks for sale by the Goulburn Pony Club
There are also other stalls available selling ice cream and other snacks.

Getting there by car
Location: Goulburn Recreational Grounds, Braidwood Road, Goulburn.

Parking : There is parking available in the showground area and also parking available on street

Meet at the ticket paying entry gate / opening (to be confirmed via email)
Google pin: https://goo.gl/maps/G4f4kG3cFzJ2

 

For more info

http://goulburnrodeoclub.blogspot.com.au/

Videography – An Introduction with your mirrorless DSLR camera 2 days Sat 10th and 17th March 2018 Jannali College

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

Videography – An Introduction

with your mirrorless / DSLR camera

2 day course  Sat 10th and 17th March 2018

Jannali College

 

Photography in the Field Surfing Action & Capturing the Moment Cronulla one day only Sat 3rd February 2018

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

 

Photography in the Field

Surfing Action & Capturing the Moment

at Cronulla

1 day only Sat 3rd February 2018 

starting at 6 am

 

 
Photos by Neoklis Bloukos for illustrative puroses only

Photography in the Field Sydney Harbour Walk one day only Saturday 14th April 2018

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

 

Photography in the Field

Sydney Harbour Walk one day only

Saturday 14th April 2018 

 

About Neoklis Professional Photography Tutor

My name is Neoklis Bloukos, I have had a passion for photography since I was 14 yrs of age.

I am now a Professional Photography Tutor, I teach beginners , intermediate and advanced photography with 40 years of experience with camera equipment, 25 years as a Press Photographer and 13 years of digital post processing.

I am passionate about photography and love to teach and share both classic and modern photography techniques, and I believe it is the most significant visual medium on this planet.

My courses are not just about learning photography, but experiences with like minded people whom want to learn, share and enjoy the learning photography experience together in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

The gift of learning keeps on giving, courses can be purchased through the Colleges as gifts; just to say thank you, birthday, anniversary, Valentines day, Mothers day, Fathers day and of course Christmas.

Sunrise Photography field trip at Coalcliff Rock Pool Saturday 28th April 2018

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB1013

 

Sunrise Photography field trip

Saturday 28th April 2018

at

Coalcliff Rock Pool

                                                  1 x session of 5 x hours
                                                              Time: 4:00am-9:00am

Outline

Learn how to interpret light at twilight, dawn and sunrise. You will learn how to take photographs with a minimum amount of available light, correct set up, using a tripod properly, time exposures on auto and manual exposure modes and filtration using neutral density filter(s).

 

Included is an introduction to HDR high dynamic range photography imaging.

 

Participants will learn about landscape photography; Previsualisation, exposure, composition, negative space and depth of field from a professional photographer with 25 years of experience in press photography and over 42 years experience with camera and related photographic equipment.

Participants will also be sent an email prior to filed trip re kit requirements etc (see below)

Photographs taken during this field trip are suitable any of my Digital Post Processing Courses.

Agenda
Camera set up; Picture settings, ISO (film speed), white balance.

How to correctly install and use filters; neutral density and polarizing.

Keeping it sharp, level and steady.

How to interpret the light, how to do correct time exposures, using a tripod properly, photographing on both auto, and manual exposure modes.

Previsualization and landscape Photography.

Shallow and deep, depth of field.

Composition, framing, thirds, and negative space.

 

Post field trip debrief

Post Field trip debrief (last hour) the Photography Tutor will run a field trip debrief; assessment of participants photographs as well as an open chat session to anything relating to photography, equipment or theory.

 

Skill level
This field trip is suitable for anyone whom have either completed a beginners and or DSLR and or intermediate photography course or similar and or whom have a thorough working knowledge of their camera, camera controls and their lens(es).

 

Essential Materials – Camera Equipment:

  • Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, mirrorless camera 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 also if your camera has adjustable picture style settings ie monochrome standard, neutral etc
  • A spare camera body if you have one
  • Any wide to telephoto lens(es) / zooms(s) and or len(es) that you have (especially wide angle to standard focal length)

 

  • If you have, a fixed or zoom fast aperture len(es) ie 50mm f1.4 / f1.8 / or a 35mm f2.0 or a 20mm 2.8, 16mm – 35mm f2.8 zoom etc would be of benefit, please bring it / them along too.

 

  • A Tripod and tripod camera plate (the heavier the better due to long exposures and a cable release are essential as timing is crucial, (*releasing with the delayed timer on your camera is not recommended*).Filters you will need;
  • A set of slip in GRADUATED neutral density filters (half clear / half tinted), a slip in filter holder and ring adaptor to fit your lens(es).I recommend the Cokin H250 graduated slip in filter set please note you will also need a Cokin adaptor ring to fit the Cokin filter holder on your lens(es).A Cokin P series filter set will fit most lenses from a 48mm filter diameter up to an 82mm filter diameter.
    see the Cokin download page for more info
    http://www.cokin.co.uk/pages/downloads.html

     

  • A screw in or slip in 10 x STOP solid neutral density filter known as a ND 3.0 or ND1000 (you need this filter to do time exposures in daylight)

 

  • A circular polarizing filter known as a C-PL
    (I recommend buying one that fits your largest lens filter size, then use a step down ring to fit your other lenses).
  • Please note; An extra battery and flash card are strongly advisable as you will be your using your camera for long exposures, and reviewing your photographs frequently, during this field trip.

 

IMPORTANT: Please be aware this field trip is conducted adjacent to a residential area, and to be respectful and quiet as possible for local residents, as it is very early in the morning and any noise is magnified.

Participants must be conscious of any noise they make specially getting in an out of their car closing doors and boot / hatch etc and during the actual field trip

Following points apply to the entire field trip and post field trip;

1. participants are not to alarm their cars but can key lock their vehicle

2. participants are to keep noise to a minimum

3. the actual field trip set up will be conducted undercover close to the rock pools – not in Leeder park

4. if the participant/tutor are not in normal audible range, if necessary the tutor will text participants and participants can also text to tutor if they need to raise questions or need help

 

 

Additional items
A torch, weatherproof jacket, bring warm clothing jumpers etc, an umbrella and or mini umbrella (light rain, proper footwear, walking / running shoes ie rubber soles are recommended for safety reasons, *no open shoes, no leather or smooth soles.

Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen for this field trip.

 

Weather
Participants will be emailed / texted if weather is too overcast / heavy rain.

 

Software and notes

Participants will also receive links to filter tutorials and free legitimate software which will enable participants to convert colour images to black and white, and also process raw and jpeg images, these links will be sent to participants at the completion of the course (via email).

Programs offered are legitimate, current and free software, of which you will also be able to download on your own home PC / Laptop (please note; most software is available for recent Windows and Apple operating programs), a connection to the internet, and have access privileges to download and install software onto your PC, Laptop, Notebook or Surface tablet).
*Please note this does not include Android or Apple IOS (ipad etc).

 

Getting there

By car

Coalcliff meeting point

We will meet on Paterson Road, Coalcliff, in front of Leeder Park, Coalcliff (which is adjacent Coalcliff Rockpools).

 

https://www.google.com.au/maps/place/Leeder+Park

Parking options on street only, there is no parking at the rock pools.

*Please check the parking signs before you leave your car

Please note; public transport is not available to arrive by start time

 

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

 

CAFE

8AM   CAFE (de-brief)

Earth Walker & Co General Store & Cafe  

749 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Coledale

https://goo.gl/maps/5enWLzvggTS2

 

Photos by Neoklis Bloukos are for illustrative purposes only

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Festival of Steam Photography Seeing in Black & White Photography field trip NSW Rail Museum Thirlmere Sunday 4th March 2018

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=NB1004

Festival of Steam

Seeing in Black & White

Photography field trip

NSW Rail Museum Thirlmere

Sunday 4th March 2018

 

Course ID:
NB1004
Price:
$106.00 (GST included)
Status:
Places are available.
Location:
NSW Rail Museum Thirlmere
Tutor:
Neoklis Bloukos
Sessions:
1 session of 6 x hours
Time:
9:00am – 3.00pm

Outline

This field trip is specially tailored for students who would like to learn the fundamentals of black and white photography, which is still one of the most popular dramatic and powerful forms of photography and is considered fine art photography. At the annual Festival of Steam held at Trainworks Railway Museum southwest of Sydney, you will learn Black and White photography practice; how to see and photograph in black and white. Black and white; lighting, high key and low key lighting, high and low contrast colours and subjects. Camera set up, filters, camera style/picture settings.

You will receive the benefit of being tutored by a professional photography tutor, with 42 years of photography experience, including 25 years as a press photographer. Course fee includes tuition but not the entrance and ride fee at the Museum ($25). No concession.

Agenda

Previsualization
How professional photographers see and think before they actually take a photograph.
Composition and negative space.

Seeing in Black and White
You will learn Black and White photography practice;
How to see and photograph, in black and white.
Lighting for Black and white.
High key and low key lighting, for black and white.
High and low contrast colours and subjects, for black and white.
Camera set up, iso, RAW, Jpeg, RGB, filters, camera style and or picture settings.

Skill Level
Participants should have completed a basic DSLR photography and/or beginner’s photography course and/or intermediate photography course or similar.

Materials

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.

A spare camera body if you have one

 

LENSES

Any wide to telephoto lens(es) / zooms(s) and or len(es) that you have (especially wide angle to telophoto focal length)

If you have a fixed/zoom fast aperture lens ie 100mm, 50mm f1.4 / f1.8 / or a 35mm f2.0 or a 20mm 2.8 please bring it/them along too.

FILTERS

  • A circular polarizing filter known as a C-PL
    (I recommend buying one that fits your largest lens filter size, then use a step down ring to fit your other lenses).

 

  • A set of slip in GRADUATED neutral density filters (half clear / half tinted), a slip in filter holder and ring adaptor to fit your lens(es) .  I recommend the Cokin H250 graduated slip in filter set, please note you will also need a Cokin adaptor ring to fit the Cokin filter holder on your lens(es).
  • The Cokin P series filter set will fit most lenses from a 48mm filter diameter up to an 82mm filter diameter.
    see the Cokin download page for more info
    http://www.cokin.co.uk/pages/downloads.html

 

Please note; An extra battery, and flash card are essential, as you will be your using your camera and reviewing your photographs frequently during class lessons.

*no tripods for safety reasons

You will still able to do this course even if your camera does not have black-and-white picture settings or functions, you can convert those images to black and white in most photographic processing software with your own PC or Apple PC.
Students will receive links to my Wikipedia compilations, black and white notes, and open source software, which enables you to convert colour images to black and white, these links will be sent to students at the completion of the course (via email). Both programs offered are legitimate, current and free open source software, of which you will also be able to download on your own home PC (available for recent Windows PC or Apple PC operating programs, a connection to the internet, and have access privileges to download and install software onto your PC).

Additional items
Weatherproof jacket, bring warm clothing jumpers etc, mini umbrella, (the field trip will held in wet weather).
Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen and $25 for the admission fee and train ride for this field trip.

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

Location
NSW Rail Museum
10 Barbour Rd, Thirlmere

Transport
You must provide your own transport or use public transport to get to Thirlmere Railway Museum.
Please check road traffic, transport info for rail or bus information to ensure your arrival as Roll Call will be at 9am sharp.

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Mastering Landscape Photography & Digital Post Processing starting Sat 24th February 2018

(maximum of 8 x students)

Total duration of this course is 16 hours.
 
 
This course is not just about learning photography, but having experiences with like minded people whom want to learn, share and enjoy the learning photography experience together in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
 
This course is written and run by me and
is held through the St George & Sutherland Community College.
 
please follow this link for more info and booking 24 hours a day
Bookings can be made directly on 02 95283344

 

 

Digital Photography Post Processing Course and Introduction to HDR High Dynamic Range Saturday 24th March 2018 one day only

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/details?ModuleID=WL1008-8

 

Digital Photography Post Processing Course

  and Introduction to HDR High Dynamic Range

 

Saturday 24th March 2018

 

Macarthur Community College

Cartwright

Sessions: 1 session of  8 x hours

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

This comprehensive course gives participants an opportunity to learn how to post process in both RAW and JPEG format and to also master post processing skills in both colour and black & white from a professional photography tutor with 15 years of digital post processing experience.

You will be given demonstrations and be shown how to post process images on your laptop notebook (Mac or Windows) in the classroom with your own camera raw software as well as free legitimate software; links will be sent prior to course.

Suitable for participants who have either photographed in raw and jpeg format and/or completed either a beginners / intermediate / landscape / or seeing in black and white course.

Places are available, bookings are essential.

Agenda

Introduction to Raw and or JPEG Post Processing
Non destructive and destructive processing. You will be shown how to process some of your raw and jpeg images you have already taken, you will reap the benefits of the complete workflow from uploading to finally processed images to final output for tablet, web or print.

Colour Post Processing
You will be shown how to post process colour images including; White balance, tones, correction or addition of colour casts, minimalising / desaturation of colour. Using software filters, final tweaking / post processing in colour and final output.

Black and White Post Processing
Most black and white photographs need adjustment depending on what you photographed and how much processing you want to apply to give as close as possible to a traditional / fine art black-and-white look. Stylized combinations of black and white processing; high and low contrast, levels, curves, using software filters, and software toning and final output.

Materials

Bring lunch, (tea/coffee water available), notepad and pen, photographs that you have taken in Raw and or Jpeg format; either on your laptop / notebook, SD card / Compact Flash card / USB flash drive or USB back up drive with corresponding cable / SD Compact Flash card reader.
*Please note* You must at least have the camera manufacturer / raw software installed on your computer prior to course, as there are no facilities or time to download or install software during the actual course.

Computer equipment
You will need to bring a fairly recent laptop, notebook, surface tablet, Windows PC with Windows operating system or Apple Macbook Pro, Macbook Air or similar with Apple Mac operating system.

RAW software requirements for your laptop / notebook / airbook etc
Participants should have installed or install the Raw processing software that came with their camera ie Canon DPP Digital Photo Professional for Canon, Nikon Capture NX-D or NX2 or similar.

Legitimate free post processing programs
For Raw format; Raw Therapee, and Lightzone.
For Jpeg format; Fotor and Photoscape X.
*Most software is available for recent Windows and Apple operating programs.

The download links and instructions to getting into the premises at Cartwright will be emailed to participants for all the programs prior to the course start

For software downloads
A connection to the internet, and have access privileges to download and install software onto your PC, Laptop, Notebook or Surface tablet).

If you do not have access to a laptop / notebook, participants can share access to the tutor’s laptop with most programs installed that can process raw and JPEG, connected to a card reader for Compact Flash and SD format.

LOCATION
Learner Place (off Willan Drive)
Cartwright NSW 2168

Google pin

https://goo.gl/maps/zAG1bFANaR52

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Twilight Dawn Sunrise and Landscape Photography Field Trip Cronulla Sutherland Shire NSW 20th January 2018

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

 

Twilight Dawn Sunrise and Landscape Photography

Field Trip

Cronulla Sutherland Shire NSW

  Bookings are essential and can be made through the College 

on 02 95283344

 

Maximum enrollments x 8 students

5 x hours

Saturday 20th January 2018

start 3.30 am  finish 8.30 am

Outline

Students will learn how to interpret light at twilight, dawn and sunrise.

You will learn how to take photographs with a minimum amount of available light; you will learn about correct set up, using a tripod properly, time exposures on auto and manual exposure modes, you will also learn filtration using filters.

Students will also learn about landscape photography; Previsualization, exposure, composition, negative space and depth of field. You will in the field from a professional photographer with 25 years of experience in press photography and over 40 years experience with camera and related photographic equipment.

Students will also receive tutorial info links a well as links to all of my Wikipedia compilations, including; Photography Primer, Photography Advanced, Photography Techniques and Photography Genres, and links to free legitimate software which will enable students to convert colour images to black and white, and also process raw and jpeg images, these links will be sent to students at the completion of the course (via email).

Programs offered are legitimate, current and free software, of which you will also be able to download on your own home PC / Laptop (please note; most software is available for recent Windows and Apple operating programs), a connection to the internet, and have access privileges to download and install software onto your PC, Laptop, Notebook or Surface tablet). *Please note this does not include Android or Apple IOS (ipad etc).

 

Agenda      

Camera set up; Picture settings, ISO (film speed), white balance.

How to correctly install and use filters; neutral density and polarizing.

Keeping it sharp, level and steady.

How to interpret the light and how to do correct time exposures, using a tripod, photographing on both auto, and manual exposure modes.

Previsualization and landscape Photography.

Shallow and deep, depth of field.

Composition, framing, thirds, and negative space.

 

Skill level

This course is suitable for students, that have either completed a beginners and or intermediate photography course or similar and or whom have a thorough working knowledge of their camera, camera controls and their lens(es).

Essential Materials – Camera Equipment:

  • Any adjustable digital DSLR, 4/3rds, mirrorless camera 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 also if your camera has adjustable picture style settings ie monochrome standard, neutral etc
  • A spare camera body if you have one
  • Any wide to telephoto lens(es) / zooms(s) and or len(es) that you have (especially wide angle to standard focal length)

 

  • If you have, a fixed or zoom fast aperture len(es) ie 50mm f1.4 / f1.8 / or a 35mm f2.0 or a 20mm 2.8, 16mm – 35mm f2.8 zoom etc would be of benefit, please bring it / them along too.

 

  • A Tripod and tripod camera plate (the heavier the better due to long exposures and a cable release are essential as timing is crucial, (*releasing with the delayed timer on your camera is not recommended*).Filters you will need;
  • A set of slip in GRADUATED neutral density filters (half clear / half tinted), a slip in filter holder and ring adaptor to fit your lens(es).I recommend the Cokin P250 graduated slip in filter set please note you will also need a Cokin adaptor ring to fit the Cokin filter holder on your lens(es).A Cokin P series filter set will fit most lenses from a 48mm filter diameter up to an 82mm filter diameter.
    see the Cokin download page for more info
    http://www.cokin.co.uk/pages/downloads.html

     

  • A screw in or slip in 10 x STOP solid neutral density filter known as a ND 3.0 or ND1000 (you need this filter to do time exposures in daylight)

 

  • A circular polarizing filter known as a C-PL
    (I recommend buying one that fits your largest lens filter size, then use a step down ring to fit your other lenses).Please note; An extra battery and flash card are strongly advisable as you will be your using your camera for long exposures, and reviewing your photographs frequently, during this field trip.

Please note; An extra battery and flash card are strongly advisable as you
will be your using your camera for long exposures, and reviewing your
photographs frequently, during this field trip.

 

Additional items

Weatherproof jacket, bring warm clothing jumpers etc, a mini umbrella (light rain, proper footwear, walking / running shoes ie rubber soles are recommended for safety reasons, *no open shoes, no leather or smooth soles.

Please bring your own food and water, note pad and pen for this field trip.

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

 

Cronulla meeting point

We will meet on the promenade at the southern bath / pool which is marker number 33, Cronulla beach.

 

Getting there

Public transport

The closest railway station is Cronulla and is approx 10 minutes walk to Cronulla Baths

*Please check public transport info for track work or delays

 

By car

Parking options

Parking see link to Cronulla Parking spaces

http://www.sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au/files/assets/website/documents/cronulla-parking-map.pdf

5 x hours

Parking spaces off Gerale Street adjacent to Cronulla Park.

 

 Unlimited parking

On Elouera road between Mitchell street and Peryman Square, opposite Dunningham park, Cronulla

 

Unlimited parking

Car park at intersection of

Prince Street and Mitchell Road

(Please note *some of Prince street changes from 12 noon Saturday, Sunday and public holidays)

 

*Please check the parking signs before you leave your car

 

All photos by Neoklis and are for illustrative purposes only.

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Set your alarm clock for my Photography for Beginners 8 week course, starting Monday 5th February 2018 bookings are now available online for Term 1

 

follow the link info to get your place

https://www.sgscc.edu.au/class/PhotographyBeginners-9

 

Set your alarm clock for my

Photography for Beginners 8 week course

starting Monday 5th February 2018

 

bookings are now available online for Term 1

 

Love Photography?

Learn Photography with a Professional Photography Tutor  with 43 years of experience with camera equipment, 25 years as a Press Photographer and 15 years of digital post processing.

to be held at

Kogarah High School

through the

St George & Sutherland Community College

Go beyond ‘Point and Shoot’ to capture images that are memorable and more pleasing. Use your digital SLR or advanced digital camera out of its Auto setting. In these lessons you will be guided in setting up and using your camera properly. You will also learn the fundamentals and principles of photography. Learn to get the most out of your camera and how to capture and make your photographs truly creative and professional.

Agenda

Week 1 Introduction, Set Up and Getting it sharp.
Week 2 Composition, framing, thirds & Point of View.
Week 3 Light, Exposure & using Flash and Night exposure.
Week 4 Portrait & Depth of Field.
Week 5 Portrait, family & group photography, using on and off camera flash.
Week 6 Action & shutter speeds, Panning and Zoom effects.
Week 7 Travel, Candid & Landscapes and panoramas.
Week 8 Photography as an art form & introduction to evaluating and processing of photographs.

Materials

  • Any adjustable digital camera; including DSLR, four thirds, or mirrorless camera, with Aperture mode A AV , Shutter speed mode S , TV , Manual mode M , all instructions and quick guides.
  • Any zoom or prime lenses you have
  • Your battery / camera charger, note pad and pen.
  • A flashgun / tripod, only if you have either.
  • Please note; An extra battery, and flash card are strongly advisable as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your photographs frequently, during class lessons and exercises.

This course is not just about learning photography, but experiences with like minded people whom want to learn, share and enjoy the learning photography experience together in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

The gift of learning keeps on giving, courses can be purchased as given as gifts; just to say thank you, birthday, anniversary, Valentines day, Mothers day, Fathers day and of course Christmas.

Neoklis Bloukos
Professional Photography Tutor
Sydney Australia

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Photos are by Neoklis Bloukos are for illustrative purposes only
 

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

http://www.macarthurcc.com.au/modules/find.html?TutorID=2288

A direct link to my field trips and courses online

at

Macarthur Community College

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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All photographs taken by Neoklis Bloukos are for illustrative purposes

A direct link to Neoklis Bloukos at St George & Sutherland Community College

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A direct link to Neoklis Bloukos

at

St George & Sutherland Community College

 

Learn something new and make new friends

give your self the gift of learning

All courses and field trips are run and written by me and run through the

St George & Sutherland Community College

 It’s not what you see, it’s how you see it !

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Al photographs are taken by Neoklis Bloukos and are for illustrative purposes