Photography in the Field - Sydney Vivid Light Festival 2018

Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light and music for all of Sydney to enjoy! You will learn about night photography and be given professional tuition and feedback, in a relaxed but informative atmosphere. You will be amazed at the photos you will produce from the experience.

Course Outline:

Going to approx 3 or 4 Vivid installations, you will learn about night photography – handheld and or using a tripod and or monopod. Exposure and exposure modes, ISO (film speed) and how it affects noise, white balance. High key and low key lighting, depth of field composition, framing, thirds and negative space.
Field trip – debrief / chat session on anything relating to photography in a local coffee shop in the Rocks district.

Skill Level:

  • Anyone whom has a thorough working knowledge of their camera; aperture, shutter speeds, focusing and the basic principals of photography, or whom has done the following;
  • A Beginner’s Photography course or similar
  • A Basic DSLR / Digital Photography course or similar

Essential Materials:

  • Any adjustable digital DSLR or 4/3rds or MIRRORLESS camera with VIDEO capability, adjustable ISO / film speed settings, adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture and manual exposure adjustment i.e. S or TV, A or AV and M exposure modes with manual focus capability.
  • Wide to telephoto lens(es) / zoom(s) and or len(es) with a fast aperture of f1.4 / f2.0 / f4.0 etc
  • An extra battery and flash card, as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your photographs frequently
  • A connectable electronic release/ cable release (remote releases are not recommended), tripod, and or mono pod

Additional items:

  • Weatherproof clothing – warm clothing/jumper, mini umbrella or light rain jacket, etc
  • Closed in footwear – walking/running shoes etc with rubber soles.
  • Own food and water (drinks and food are not included)
  • Note pad and pen
  • This field trip / tutor are not officially affiliated or connected to VIVID 2018

Location to Meet:

Meet at 6.55pm for a 7pm start at the entrance of Wharf 6, Circular Quay (closest to the Museum of Contemporary Art). Tutor will be holding a red covered tablet pad.

About the Tutor:

"My name is Neoklis Bloukos and I have had a passion for photography since I was 14 years old. With 43 years of experience with camera equipment, 25 years as a Press Photographer and 14 years of digital post processing, I am now a professional Photography Tutor, teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced photography at SGSCC.

I am passionate about photography and love to teach and share both classic and modern photography techniques, and 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 photography learning experience together in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere." Neoklis

$99 Limited inc GST
Photography in the Field - Sydney Vivid Light Festival 2018

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