Floriade Workshop - 16 Sept 2017

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Floriade Workshop

Presented by: 

Geoff Comfort APP.L GM.Photog & Ben Kopilow APP.L M.Photog.


Canberra Photographic Society (CPS) rooms at the Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St. Cigty, then walk/drive to Floriade, then back to Griffin Centre.


8:30am - 9:30am Workshop starts with an interactive presentation in the CPS rooms, then walk or drive over to Floriade.

10:00am - 11:30am Practical demonstration of skills at Floriade and guiding participants with their photography.

12:00pm - 12:30pm Brunch & critique session back at CPS rooms.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Interactive presentation on what to do with your photos, showing some basic Photoshop skills.

Camera Equipment Required:

This is not about who has the biggest or best camera or lens, but about creating images with what you have! If you don't have some of this gear, please don't rush to buy it. You can complete the workshop with your existing equipment. Any camera will do, but remember some do have limitations, especially for macro work.

Camera, lenses (Including a macro lens if you have one), spare batteries and memory cards, tripod, groundsheet (something to sit on if ground is wet).

Learning Outcomes:

  • A better understanding of the craft of photography, especially manual camera control.
  • More confidence when shooting and a more thoughtful approach that results in more "keepers."
  • The ability to create more visually appealing and powerful images through an increased visual awareness and better understanding of composition and construction of images.
  • An improved ability to self asses, self critique and evaluate the students own work.
  • A basic understanding of common Photoshop tools and how to use them to enhance the students images.

Special Conditions or Dietary Requirements:

This workshop involves a few km of walking outdooors, so good walking shoes are advisable and depending on the weather, some wet weather gear or hat and sun protection. We will be walking to Floriade and back again from Civic, but you can drive your car if this is to far to walk.

This workshop is not catered (other than tea & coffee) so attendees will be responsible for their own snacks/brunch which can be brought with them or purchase at the nearby cafes in Civic.

The workshop will go ahead even in wet weather, but may be held entirely at the CPS rooms if weather is really bad.

MIN: 10 Max: 20


Terms & Conditions:

Cancellations up to two weeks before the workshop are refundable, less a $50 administration fee.

Cancellations within two weeks are strictly non-refundable.  However money paid can be used as credit towards another Better Photo Workshops course to be used within six months of the original course date.

Better Photo Workshops reserves the right to vary or alter the content or schedule of the workshop as circumstances require (but not the theme or intended outcomes), or to cancel the workshop (for example if minimum numbers are not met). Cancellation of the workshop by Better Photo Workshops will result in a full refund.

You attend this workshop at your own risk. Better Photo Workshop is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage or debt related to your travel and movement to and during this workshop.

Attendees need to agree to the terms and conditions when paying for the workshop.