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Photography Workshop - Night Photography

The Rocks, Sydney
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Highlights

  • 3 hours tuition with a pro photographer
  • Twilight photo shoot
  • After Dark photo shoot

Spend an exciting evening learning from a working pro photographer as you capture Sydney's beautiful lights and iconic landmarks. As the city lights come on, you will learn creative techniques and tricks to help you create postcard quality images in this fun, eye opening experience.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 3 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Shooting neon signs & fireworks
  • Photographing the moon
  • Night landscapes
  • Night portraits
  • Long exposure techniques
  • Using movement
  • Equipment
  • Safety, camera care & security
  • Working with available light
  • Introduction to manual exposure
  • Composition
  • Working with abstracts
  • White balance techniques
  • Creative light painting techniques

Night photography opens a whole new world of creative opportunities and can produce some amazing results. Start your night with a harbour-side brief and introduction from a working pro photographer.

As the night falls and a whole new world of subjects come to life, spend the evening exploring the bright lights of amazing Sydney Harbour and its surrounds. From the moving ferry lights on the harbour, to the neon lights of the central business district, to the moody lighting of The Rocks, this workshop will introduce you to some very simple yet very creative tips and techniques involved in shooting after dark.

Control your camera manually as you learn how to expose for mood, capture light blur trails, zooming and light painting techniques, creative portraits at night and much, much more. Change the way you see things as you learn how to find suitable subject matter by thinking outside the square. For beginners looking for a fun and exciting introduction to digital SLR photography, enthusiasts looking to switch to manual and/or looking to brush up on their technique.

A fun nights photography for people looking to shoot and experiment with like-minded people. All you need is a Digital SLR or camera with full manual controls, a sturdy tripod and lots of memory space.

On the Day

Session Length

This experience is for 3 hours total tuition with a professional photographer. We will run 6pm-9pm during standard time, but run 7pm-10pm during daylight saving. This workshop is run on various Thursday and Fridays throughout the year.

Numbers on the Day

This experience in limited to 6 participants minimum and 10 participants maximum. Should minimum numbers not be acquired, the experience will be postponed to the following date.

Weather

We will run the workshop in light showers but in the cases of heavy or persistent rain we will re-schedule. You will be contacted on the afternoon of the workshop should we need to do this.

Dress Code

Dress casual and comfortable with layered clothing to allow for temperature variations a it gets dark. Bring an umbrella in cases of wet weather. Please note that this experience is outdoors and dress accordingly.

Other Info

Moderate fitness level is required as it entails 3 hours of walking and standing. Minimum age is 15. All minors under 18 years must be accompanied by a full paying adult.

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Guidelines

  • Participants must bring their own digital camera, tripod, memory card(s) and fully charged battery
  • Please bring a cable release, spare battery and torch if you have one
  • Classes are run subject to acquiring minimum numbers
  • NOT SUITABLE FOR COMPACT CAMERAS WITHOUT FULL MANUAL CAPABILITY