Intermediate/Advanced Photography Course - Perth | Focus 10 | 7 hours

Intermediate/Advanced Photography Course - Perth | Focus 10 |  7 hours
Partner Focus 10
Location Perth Zoo, UWA, Perth, WA
Duration 8 hours
Min/max attendees 1/10
Recommended for intermediate
Next availability Ask us
Pricing AU$480.0 (Standard)

A series of workshops will cover wildlife, landscapes, portraits, architecture, product, food, action and more. Places visited include wildlife and nature photography at Perth Zoo and historic UWA where we focus on architecture and portraiture. Your instructors are professional commercial photographers allowing you to draw upon their depth of knowledge.

■ Equipment review, your camera, your lenses & systems

■ Accessories, filters, tripods, reflectors, external Speedlites

■ Landscapes, portraiture, still life, architecture, nature

■ Shooting modes, RAW vs JPEG, bracketing, HDR, picture style

■ Cameraderie with fellow photographers & sharing camera skills


  • Learn how to use every feature on your DSLR or mirrorless camera to the full
  • Get unbiased advice on what camera gear is best suited for your needs and budget
  • Fast track your photographic technical and artistic skills
  • How to shoot high quality portraits using natural light and flash
  • Get great shots of the Swan Valley vineyards and landscapes
  • Post-production and workflow tips including Lightroom 4
  • Professional tips on photographing architecture, still life, action and macro
  • Small groups (10 persons maximum)
  • Interactive, dynamic, fun
  • Networking with like-minded individuals
  • Souvenir portraits
  • Free camera shopping service and on-going technical support


  • Your DSLR camera functions
  • Shooting architecture
  • Natural lighting
  • Portraiture
  • Still life & lifestyle images
  • Food, wine, and art product shots
  • Landscapes
  • White balance, bracketing, use of ISO
  • Exposure compensation, exposure bracketing
  • Channels & parameters , colour temperature
  • Creative use of depth of field
  • Composition and painting with light
  • An analysis of popular DSLR cameras, lenses, and accessories
  • Unusual viewpoints & tilting / lens perspective / high contrast / colour harmony / motion
  • Use of light on water, clouds, silhouettes, shadows, twilight
  • Operation of external flash unit
  • Flare for effect and star bursting


  • Instruction from professional photographers Andrew Thomasson and/or Serena Pearce
  • Detailed notes
  • Camera, lens and accessory shopping service
  • Personal assessment and critique of your portfolio


  • Entry fee into Perth Zoo ($33 for adults, $26 concession)
  • Lunch & sundries


9am at the entrance to Perth Zoo, Labouchere Rd, South Perth


There are currently no dates scheduled for this workshop. Please get in touch if you'd like to know when this workshop will run in the future.