Full Day Workshop 2:
“Composition in Landscape Photography” + “Black and White Photography Essentials”


Immerse yourself in an intensive and comprehensive day of Landscape Photography sessions. The morning will be an exploration of Composition in landscape photography, as this is one of the most important keys to being a creative and successful photographer, and one of the skills many photographers find most challenging to master. The afternoon will involve a deep-dive into the world of Black and White Photography. Colour is such a strong element in photography, that it can often “steal the limelight” from other elements such as texture, tone, pattern and shape. Being able to “see in Black and White” takes a bit of practice, but the ability to craft a high-impact monochrome image will certainly add a feather to your cap! There will be a classroom component, a number of practical activities incorporating the beautiful scenery of Bright, and a post-processing demonstration using Photoshop. Full Day Landscape Photography Workshop 2

Experience level:   Intermediate/Advanced
Max. participants:   5
Duration:   7 hours (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Cost:   $400 (lunch, tea/coffee and worksheets included)
Location:   Bright, Victoria (Venue TBC)


What topics will be covered?
•    Composing high-impact landscape images
•    Visual communication and how to “read” images
•    Making your landscape photos stand out from the crowd
•    The impact of lens selection
•    Achieving a balanced image
•    Symmetry, Rule of Thirds, Patterns etc
•    “De-cluttering” your images
•    Composing for Black and White photography
•    The importance of contrast
•    Achieving monochrome shots in-camera
•    Shadows, reflections and silhouettes
•    Assessing whether an image works best in colour or monochrome
•    Mieke’s standard processing workflow (Photoshop demonstration)

What should you bring?
•    Your DSLR / mirrorless camera
•    Fully charged battery (and a spare if available)
•    Lenses
•    A spare memory card
•    A sturdy tripod (optional, but recommended)
•    Remote shutter release (optional, but recommended)
•    Polarising filter and ND Filters (optional, but recommended) 
•    Your camera’s instruction manual (essential)
•    Suitable clothing for the weather forecast (please check! It gets very cold here!)
•    Sturdy, comfortable shoes

•    A notepad and pen


Upcoming Dates:
To be released post COVID-19 pandemic

Note: a camera with manual settings, and a good understanding of those settings
(ISO, aperture and shutter speed) are pre-requisites for this Workshop.
If you need assistance with the camera basics, please consider joining me for my “Photography Basics“ course first.

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