This hands on course will teach you the very best camera settings and techniques to create sharp and eye catching macro images. Macro photography can open up a whole world of creative opportunities to capture the beautiful details that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. As well as the classroom theory our day will be packed full of practical's with plenty of interesting objects for to capture and take home imagery. We will have our own lighting set up that you can use to practise techniques.
We are also very excited to have Fujifilm film supporting this event and a Fuji rep will be there along with some of the latest cameras and lenses including some macro lenses that you will be able to try out and use on the day!
On this course we will cover
About your Tutor
Proactive and passionate professional photographer Mark Higgins will be leading this workshop. Mark has over 15 years’ experience in the photography industry, 8 years’ of which he worked at Nikon UK as a product specialist, and then head photography trainer at Nikon’s Photography Training Center of Excellence in London. Mark has extensive experience of creating both videography and photography content for a global brands and has also published a book on Time-lapse Photography.
Outline of the day
The day takes place at the Andover Hawk Conservancy in our own dedicated learning room. As well as the classroom based work you will be able to enjoy taking images around the venue which is host to a variety of birds of prey, we hope to have a bird available for some close up shots. Our aim is to provide a relaxed learning environment and participants are encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. As well as classroom theory Mark will be demonstrating what you have learned, and the day will be packed full of practical’s to get you using your cameras as much as possible. We will break for a 45 minute lunch at around 1pm and the day will finish up at 4:30pm. Tea and coffee and lunch is provided. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements.
Event cost £95.00 per person.
Knowledge level - Intermediate Photography knowledge: understanding of aperture, ISO and Shutter speed
Things to bring:
Pen & Notepad
Suitable clothing for indoors and outdoors