WORKSHOP – BASIC PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES
Presented by Simon Du Plessis
This workshop is aimed at the beginning photographer who wish to learn more about the basics of photography, and presents an introduction to the different genres in photography, such as landscape, sport, portraiture, macro etc. This workshop will not make you for example a specialist landscape photographer, but will provide the basic knowledge to start taking acceptable landscape photographs and will aid the beginning photographer in deciding which genre's he/she would like to specialize in or for which to develop specialist skills by attending advanced workshops.
The workshop will be presented in two separate modules; a theoretical module and a practical, hands-on module. The syllabus which will be followed include the following:
Requirements for a great image
Other (bags, storage, etc)
Handling the camera: Settings - Creative modes, metering, AF modes, WB, ISO etc
Composition and Framing
Elements of a strong picture
Rule of thirds
The basic requirements for photographing:
Sport and Action
Wildlife and birding
PracticalHands-on at different venues.