Digital photography workshops 2018 - Brent Abrahams

Brent Abrahams will once again be presenting the weekly, Saturday afternoon digital photography workshops from the Le Auberge du Pason venue in Raithby, Stellenbosch. The 8 module workshops are scheduled for June and July this year and can be booked for the full 8 workshops running concurrently or per workshop. Booking is essential and limited to 8 people.


MORE ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

Wempic photography’s digital photography workshops are designed for the hobbyist wanting to learn more about photography. It’s ideal for beginners wanting to learn the basics of photography with hands-on practical assistance. The complete module is comprised of 8 workshops. It’s comprehensive and includes aspects like: How your camera works and the best settings to select for different requirements and cheat sheets for future reference.


CONTENT AND DATES


Workshop 1 - INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY & APERTURE PRIORITY

Date: 02/06/2018

Introduction to DSLR cameras

Getting to know your camera, lenses and equipment

The trilogy of exposure explained

Introduction to camera settings: Aperture priority

Depth of field

ISO

Practical: Landscape Photography (Aperture priority)


Workshop 2 - APERTURE PRIORITY CONTINUED

Date: 09/06/2018

Aperture priority continued (White balance, focus, drives and metering)

The what and why of photography: Documentation vs. expression 

Trilogy of composition

Introduction to flash in landscapes

Practical: Landscape photography with flash and incorporating composition elements.


Workshop 3 - SHUTTER SPEED PRIORITY & SEASCAPES

Date: 16/06/2018

Shutter speed priority vs aperture priority 

The role of time in photography

The trilogy of a photo: Subject, space and light

Shutter speed (time) priority and the reasons for using it

Practical: Seascape (On strand beach)

Seascape (Aperture priority) • Seascape motion freeze (Shutter priority) • Seascape motion blurring (Shutter priority) • Seascape motion freeze with flash.


Workshop 4 - PORTRAIT STYLES

Date: 23/06/2018

Portraits styles (Aperture priority and shutter speed)

Lighting portraits subjects (natural light)

Lighting portrait subjects (flash)

Portrait composition (Classic vs. contemporary)

Practical: Portraits • Natural light • Flash light


Workshop 5 - MANUAL SETTINGS & GROUP IMAGES

Date: 30/06/2018

Group images (Manual setting vs. shutter and aperture priority)

Composition and styles (Making it interesting)

The challenges of a group shots

Best settings

Practical: Group images


Workshop 6 - STUDIO LIGHTING PORTRAITS AND PRODUCTS (Lightbox)

Date: 07/07/2018

Practical: Studio lighting portraits and products


Workshop 7  - MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY

Dates 14/07/2018

Practical: Macro images (Botanical)


Workshop 8  - BASIC EDITING TECHNIQUES

Date: 21/07/2018



DATES, TIMES, VENUE AND RATES 2018 WORKSHOPS :

Digital photography workshops 2018

Venue : Le Auberge du Pason, Raithby, Stellenbosch.

Dates : As per the roster for June and July 2018

Times : Saturdays, 15h30-18h30

Price : R300.00 per individual workshop or R2000.00 for the complete 8-week program.


Contact us to book your place via our contacts page or phone mobile:  0832823268