Photo School


SEMINARS AVAILABLE

Cost - Free under STAR Funding

Camera and Darkroom
(beginner to intermediate level, designed for years 11 -13) - Film only 

Camera and Darkroom is a two-day seminar is designed to help develop technical skills for using the photographic process more expressively.

This seminar is suitable for beginners to intermediate level photographers who want to improve their camera handling skills and knowledge necessary to work more effectively in the darkroom. The programme includes exercises in camera handling and operation. It covers a variety of techniques for exposing and developing the best possible negatives.


Developing Creative Potential
(intermediate level, designed for years 12 & 13) - Digital or Film 

Developing Creative Potential is a two-day seminar designed to explore the visual and expressive potential of the photographic medium. This seminar is suitable for those already proficient in camera handling and operation, who wish to acquire new perspectives and skills for advancing their photographic work. This seminar gets beyond the technical aspects of photography and into areas of visual sensitivity. It will help to develop ideas and techniques for encouraging inspiration and establishing a personal style.


Camera and Lightroom
(beginner to advanced level, designed for years 11 -13) Digital 

This two-day seminar is designed to develop students’ technical skills with a digital camera, and to enhance photographic expression. This seminar is suitable for beginners to intermediate photographers who want to improve their camera handling skills and gain knowledge necessary to work effectively in Adobe Lightroom. Areas covered include camera operation, light metering, using the camera as an inspirational tool, and low light photography, followed by a workflow using Adobe Lightroom, managing files, editing images, and creating a slideshow to showcase a collection of work. 


Camera and Photoshop
(beginner to advanced level, designed for years 11 -13) Digital 

This two-day seminar is designed to develop students’ technical skills with a digital camera, and to enhance photographic expression. Suitable for beginner – intermediate photographers, this seminar will reinforce camera handling skills and image creation, and introduce the image enhancement features of Adobe Photoshop, and Camera Raw. Output and file management are covered, and the creative possibilities of Adobe Photoshop as an illustrative tool are demonstrated. 


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