Mastering Amazing Wildflowers & Insect Macro Photography

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Price: A$29.00

Wireless Hill Park

Telefunken Drive · Ardross

How to find us

Call Cyrus if Lost 04 111 66 034

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Details

This is our bush & macro meetup series going for 90 minutes.

Want to use your smart phone and pre-purchase a macro kit from us? Contact us in advance and bring an additional $5 cash.

Perfect for beginners, people who have just bought a camera and those wishing to learn how to shoot better using manual settings.

Do you want to improve your general photo taking skills?

From learning more about your camera's functions to easy ways to take better photos of people and landscapes.

FUN WALKABOUT

This is a fun to learn walkabout tour. Where questions will be answered by professional portrait and landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography.

TOPICS TO COVER

Cyrus prefers an interactive approach, so if you need clarification or guidance on a particular technique/subject please ask...

Topics covered on the day may include...

• How to shoot daytime landscapes.
• Manual settings for portraits, close-ups, and landscapes.
• How to get what you want in focus.
• Rules of shutter speed.
• How to create bokeh (beautiful blurry backgrounds).
• How to make a photo look blue or warm using white balance settings.
• What does ISO do?
• Finding interesting shots from challenging lighting conditions.
• How to create art using creative settings and composition.
• How to identify and capture beauty in a photograph.
• Working with light and backgrounds.
• Nature closeups & interesting patterns.
• How to shoot macro images

THE LOCATION

• Wildflowers
• Potential birdlife, insects and reptiles
• Bush & nature photography

You are free to either follow the general group or to wander around and return when you have a question.

WHAT YOU NEED

• Closed shoes
• Preferably an SLR camera, however, smartphone camera or compact camera is ok.
• Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 2 hours.
• No need for a tripod (unless you plan to shoot into the sunset or if you have a powerful ND filtre - Leave tripod in your car until needed).
• A bottle of water (optional).
• 1-3 lens (if you have an SLR) and a camera bag
• Bring your widest lens for general landscapes, your longest lens, and a macro if you have one.
• A mini notepad and pen (optional).

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Perth Learn Photography is an Act-Belong-Commit partner.

Our members experience many mental health benefits on walkabouts and learning sessions.

Photography is a liberating creative outlet, reducing stress & anxiety.

Photography has the potential to inspires us as well.

Photography has an empowering effect on many, especially:
· Disadvantaged & marginalised communities
· Youth
· The elderly
· The differently enabled

Our sessions foster good community connection with small groups.

Practising photography may improve memory, may increase emotional intelligence and people skills. Photography has the potential to strengthen storytelling skills & self-confidence.

After learning how to take better photos photographers generally feel a strong sense of fulfilment & achievement.

MORE BENEFITS

Fitness
Taking photos is a physically active event. There's lots of walking, thinking, lifting the camera, controlling your breathing as you take a series of photographs.