Night Photography Workshop

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(51 customer reviews)

$99.00

See Sydney from a different perspective and learn to create postcard quality images

This night photography workshop is run on various week night evenings throughout the year.

Runs from 6pm to 9pm OR (7pm to 10pm during daylight saving).

Spend an exciting evening learning from a professional photographer as you capture Sydney’s beautiful lights and iconic harbour-side landmarks. As the city lights come on, and the city comes alive, you will learn creative techniques to help you create postcard quality images in this fun, inspirational and eye-opening experience. Your night photography workshop begins with a harbour-side brief and introduction by your Tutor. As night falls, a whole new world of subjects come to life as you spend the evening exploring the bright lights of the amazing Sydney Harbour and its surrounds.

MAXIMUM NO. OF PARTICIPANTS PER CLASS IS 10 +TUTOR

 

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Learn to find inspiring subject matter after dark

Maximum 10 participants + 1 Tutor

From the moving ferry lights on the harbour to the neon lights of the central business district, the night photography workshop will introduce you to some very simple yet very creative tips and techniques involved in shooting after dark in Sydney.

Control your camera manually as you learn how to expose for mood, capture light blur trails, zooming and light painting techniques, creative portraits at night and much more.

For beginners looking for a fun and exciting introduction to digital photography or enthusiasts looking to brush up on their technique. All you need is a Digital SLR or Mirrorless camera with full manual controls, a sturdy tripod and lots of memory space.

NOT SUITABLE FOR COMPACT CAMERAS WITHOUT FULL MANUAL CAPABILITY.

A TRIPOD IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS WORKSHOP – Please note – we do NOT loan tripods.

* A final weather check will be conducted with the Bureau of Meteorology on the afternoon of each workshop.  This may lead to the workshop being postponed in cases of unfavourable weather reports.  The workshop may run in cases of light showers but not in persistent showers or heavy rain. Should we need to postpone you will be notified on the afternoon of your Workshop via text message to the mobile number supplied to us.

N.B. Classes are run subject to acquiring minimum numbers

FAQs

Who is the night photography course for?

The following night photography workshop is a fantastic course for beginners and amateurs who will further their photography skills, build their portfolio and master the art of nighttime photography. 

How much does it cost for the night photography course/workshop?

Our practical night photography courses currently costs $99 to enrol – an absolute steal! 

What is the duration of the night photography course?

This engaging course is three hours in length and held on various weeknight evenings throughout the year. The night photography workshop currently runs from 6pm to 9pm OR (7pm to 10pm during daylight savings).

What can I expect to learn from the course?

Ready to experience Sydney in a whole new perspective and see the city life come alive? With our three hour night photography course, you can expect the extraordinary to occur! This workshop is lead and taught by an award winning professional photographer. You are guaranteed hands-on experience to capture some of Sydney’s most stunning night-time vistas and iconic harbour landmarks at night. Whether it’s capturing the ferry lights that frequent Sydney harbour or manipulating the striking neon lights of our city’s central business district, the night photography class will introduce you to a variety of creative and technical tips to truly capture the essence of Sydney after dark. Please note, this course is location-based around the Sydney Harbour Foreshore. Comfortable, warm clothes and wet weather gear may be required. Contact our team for more information. 

What camera do I need for the night photography course?

To participate in our night photography courses you must bring a DSLR Camera or mirrorless camera with manual capacity. This course also requires you to bring a tripod (mandatory), fully charged spare batteries if you have them, and a selection of lenses to experiment with. 

Why choose Sydney Photographic Workshops for the course?

At Sydney Photographic Workshops, we ensure our practical courses encompass the necessary skills to provide you with the creative and technical foundation to create a stunning portfolio of night time images. If you’re determined to further your knack for photography, our variety of hands-on workshops, intimate private classes, and corporate training programs are a surefire way to get you where you need to be. Whatever class you choose, you will experience a sensational curriculum of workshops Curated by our principal tutor and internationally awarded professional photographer and AIPP Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet. 

Basic overview of some of the topics that may be covered:

  • Shooting neon signs & fireworks
  • Photographing the moon
  • Night landscapes
  • Night portrait
  • Long exposure techniques
  • Using movement
  • Equipment
  • Safety, camera care & security
  • Working with available light
  • Introduction to manual exposure
  • Composition
  • Working with abstracts
  • Thinking outside the square
  • White balance techniques
  • Creative light painting techniques

This night photography workshop is suitable for both beginners and amateurs using Digital SLR or Mirrorless camera with manual capability.

The workshop is not recommended for compact cameras without full manual mode.

You will need:

  • Your Camera(s)
  • A sturdy tripod (this is essential)
  • A selection of lenses if you have more than one and you would like to experiment with them
  • A torch (to be used in exercises)
  • Lens Hood if you have one
  • Blank formatted memory Card(s)
  • Fully charged camera battery and spare if you have one
  • Your cameras manual(s) – for referencing those hard to find features
  • Dress casual & comfortable with sensible shoes (you may get a little dirty at some locations)
  • Wet weather gear if any showers are forecast*

* A final weather check will be conducted with the Bureau of Meteorology on the morning of each workshop.  This may lead to the workshop being postponed in cases of unfavourable weather reports.  The workshop may run in cases of light showers but not in persistent showers or heavy rain. Should we need to postpone you will be notified on the morning of your workshop via text message to the mobile number supplied to us.

Note: A tripod is ESSENTIAL for this workshop. A lens hood & wide angle lens are recommended. If you do not already have a lens hood or tripod – you should consider purchasing them at your earliest convenience as they are an essential part of any good photography kit. 

This Sydney night photography workshop is $99 for 3hrs Tuition

Your fee includes the following:

  • Professional and experienced Photographer / Tutor for 3 hours tuition

N.B. Classes are run subject to acquiring minimum numbers

MAXIMUM NO. OF STUDENTS PER CLASS IS 10

51 reviews for Night Photography Workshop

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Rowlinson

    The Vivid night shoot photograph course last Thursday with Glenn was absolutely fantastic. I learned heaps, and got some great snaps. I’d highly recommend it! Thanks so much. Cheers, David R

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