Monday, August 19, 2019

Image: Courtesy and ©Bill Green

Set amongst the vast and diverse landscape of Cowra, this weekend photography course will introduce participants to the technical and practical approaches required to capture magical landscapes (all levels of photographic and digital camera experience welcome). Participants will re-imagine their everyday surroundings to produce creative and distinct landscape photographs.

Australian Centre for Photography tutor Bill Green will discuss the importance of time and preparation, offer instruction on composition and encourage students to develop their own personal style.

Participants will be given instruction on the technical aspects of photographing landscapes including equipment such as filters and lens, angles of view and depth of field.

Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Bring your own DSLR or Mirrorless (MILC) camera (charged batteries and memory card). If you are unsure please search your camera brand and model for clarification.
  • Note book and pen
  • A few examples of your own landscape photography that you like.
  • A few examples of landscape photography by another photographer that you like.

Workshop Fee

  • Cost is $110 pp (Friends of the Gallery $95 pp).
  • School students over 16 years are welcome but must have parental approval, cost is $95 pp.

Location

The workshop base and meeting space is the Nguluway Room (next to the Art Gallery). The workshop will involve two location shoots.

Workshop Times

  • 14 September, 2019: Saturday 10am–1pm in the Nguluway Room (next to the Art Gallery), followed by a location shoot at sunset.
  • 15 September, 2019: The Sunday session will involve a sunrise shoot on location, address and start time to be confirmed. (Note: Transportation not provided by the Art Gallery). Following the sunrise shoot participants will reconvene at the Nguluway Room (next to the Art Gallery) for a viewing and discussion of images taken during the workshop.

Meals

Participants are requested bring their own meals and refreshments. The Gallery will provide self serve tea, coffee and biscuits. Please note: The Cowra Regional Art Gallery has the right to cancel the workshop without notice. Workshop fees will be repaid in full to participants if this occurs.

About the tutor Bill Green

Bill has lived and worked in London, Los Angeles, Sydney and Melbourne. Having assisted and studied photography in England, Bill moved to Sydney where he has spent most of his career photographing musicians, actors, film and TV identities for magazines, TV networks, film companies, the music industry and corporate clients. Bill’s personal photographs of industrial and urban architecture and landscapes create a world devoid of people in stark contrast to his commercial work.