Workshops Calendar

Calendar of upcoming photography workshops, photography courses and classes run by Better Photo Workshops. Canberra photography courses in landscape photography, nature photography, architectural photography, portrait photography, wedding photography, travel photography, macro photography and composition. 

Composition Masterclass
Dec
2
9:30 AM09:30

Composition Masterclass

An all day workshop to immerse yourself in the science, art and psychology of composition and aesthetics. Expand you visual awareness and vocabulary. Learn the tools at your disposal for creating more powerful images. Lectures in composition will be interspersed with practical photography time to apply the principles learned. There will also be a critique session at the end of the day to provide feedback on the images taken. For more information and bookings click here.

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Introduction to Architectural Photography
Dec
8
8:00 AM08:00

Introduction to Architectural Photography

Geoff will lead you on a walk to some exciting examples of contemporary architecture. Along the way he will discuss his tools, techniques and vision that enable him to create outstanding images from these inspiring buildings. The 8.00am start gives some early morning light to play with.  As the morning progresses, Geoff will work with the group to demonstrate how to shoot in lighting conditions generally considered more challenging for architectural photography. For further information and bookings click here.

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Kiama Landscape Photography Weekend
Dec
14
to Dec 16

Kiama Landscape Photography Weekend

A fantastic photography retreat at Australia's iconic coastal town. Immerse yourself in beautiful landscapes and seascapes, as well as practical classes in camera craft, art theory and composition. With the guidance of award-wining master photographer Ben Kopilow (who was recently crowned Creative Landscape Photographer of the Year at Shutterfest 2018), you will enjoy a relaxing, yet stimulating weekend that will inspire you and improve your photography. For further info and bookings click here.

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Kiama Landscape Photography Weekend
Jul
20
to Jul 22

Kiama Landscape Photography Weekend

A fantastic photography retreat at Australia's iconic coastal town. Immerse yourself in beautiful landscapes and seascapes, as well as practical classes in camera craft, art theory and composition. With the guidance of award-wining master photographer Ben Kopilow (who was recently crowned Creative Landscape Photographer of the Year at Shutterfest 2018), you will enjoy a relaxing, yet stimulating weekend that will inspire you and improve your photography. For further info and bookings click here.

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Principles of Manual Photography
Jul
12
6:00 AM06:00

Principles of Manual Photography

Learn how your digital camera works and how to take manual control over it. By the end of this workshop you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Exposure (ISO, Sutter Speed, Aperture), Metering, Colour & White Balance, File Types, and Focus Modes. A boot camp in the technical aspects of photography that will give you more creative control over your image making. Click here to register.

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Principles of Manual Photography
Jun
14
6:00 AM06:00

Principles of Manual Photography

Learn how your digital camera works and how to take manual control over it. By the end of this workshop you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Exposure (ISO, Sutter Speed, Aperture), Metering, Colour & White Balance, File Types, and Focus Modes. A boot camp in the technical aspects of photography that will give you more creative control over your image making. Click here to register.

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Principles of Manual Photography
May
10
6:00 AM06:00

Principles of Manual Photography

Learn how your digital camera works and how to take manual control over it. By the end of this workshop you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Exposure (ISO, Sutter Speed, Aperture), Metering, Colour & White Balance, File Types, and Focus Modes. A boot camp in the technical aspects of photography that will give you more creative control over your image making. Click here to register.

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Introduction to Studio Lighting
May
5
to May 6

Introduction to Studio Lighting

A great workshop to give you a grounding in the technical and practical use of studio lighting and equipment. Learn the principles of lighting ratios and how to control multiple light sources with practical demonstrations and hands on exercises. Save the date - bookings open soon.

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Introduction to Family Portraiture & Wedding Photography
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Family Portraiture & Wedding Photography

Learn all the tricks of the trade from a working professional with 15 years industry experience. This half day workshop covers everything from location scouting and lighting considerations, to engaging your subjects and posing. If you're simply looking to improve your family photo skills or looking to embark on a career in wedding photography this course will suit you - it is stuffed full of all the practical information you need to conduct a successful shoot.  

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Principles of Manual Photography
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Principles of Manual Photography

Learn how your digital camera works and how to take manual control over it. By the end of this workshop you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Exposure (ISO, Sutter Speed, Aperture), Metering, Colour & White Balance, File Types, and Focus Modes. A boot camp in the technical aspects of photography that will give you more creative control over your image making. Click here to register.

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Introduction to Digital Photography at Botanic Gardens
Apr
8
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Digital Photography at Botanic Gardens

A photo walk for nature lovers,  focusing on flora and macro photography... and maybe a lizard or two! Ben and/or Geoff will be your guide(s), giving practical demonstrations and hands on assistance with manual photography skills, basic composition, and lighting considerations. The workshop will conclude with a critique and feedback session. For further information and bookings click here.

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Principles of Digital Photography
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

Principles of Digital Photography

Learn how your digital camera works and how to take manual control over it. By the end of this workshop you will have a thorough understanding of the principles of Exposure (ISO, Sutter Speed, Aperture) , Metering, Colour & White Balance, File Types, and Focus Modes. A boot camp in the technical aspects of photography that will give you more creative control over your image making. For bookings click here.

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Introduction to Studio Lighting
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Studio Lighting

A great workshop to give you a grounding in the technical and practical use of studio lighting and equipment. Learn the principles of lighting ratios and how to control multiple light sources with practical demonstrations and hands on exercises. Save the date - bookings open soon.

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Composition Masterclass
Dec
3
9:00 AM09:00

Composition Masterclass

An all day workshop to immerse yourself in the science, art and psychology of composition and aesthetics. Expand you visual awareness and vocabulary. Learn the tools at your disposal for creating more powerful images. Lectures in composition will be interspersed with practical photography time to apply the principles learned. There will also be a critique session at the end of the day to provide feedback on the images taken. For further information and bookings CLICK HERE.

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Nov
16
7:30 PM19:30

One on One Tuition & Mentoring

Both Ben & Geoff are available for private tuition or mentoring, either one on one or in small groups, at a time and location suitable to you. A selection of subjects are available from equipment advice and business help to portfolio reviews and specific training in particular genres. Please visit this page for available sessions and further information. 

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Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT
Oct
15
7:00 AM07:00

Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT

A workshop that focuses on flower, nature and macro photography that also allows participants early morning access to the Floriade flower beds before the general public come in and when the light is often nicer for close-up flower work. This workshops consists of a practical lecture covering manual photography skills, basic composition and lighting considerations, practical hands-on shooting session with the guidance of Geoff & Ben, as well as a critique and feedback session. Bookings through Ticketek.

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Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT
Oct
8
7:00 AM07:00

Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT

A workshop focusing on flower, nature and macro photography that also allows participants early morning access to the Floriade flower beds before the general public come in and when the light is often nicer for close-up flower work. This workshops consists of a practical lecture covering manual photography skills, basic composition and lighting considerations, practical hands-on shooting session with the guidance of Geoff & Ben, as well as a critique and feedback session. Bookings through Ticketek.

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Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT
Oct
7
7:00 AM07:00

Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT

A workshop focusing on flower, nature and macro photography that also allows participants early morning access to the Floriade flower beds before the general public come in and when the light is often nicer for close-up flower work. This workshops consists of a practical lecture covering manual photography skills, basic composition and lighting considerations, practical hands-on shooting session with the guidance of Geoff & Ben, as well as a critique and feedback session. Bookings through Ticketek.

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Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT
Sep
17
7:00 AM07:00

Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Events ACT

A workshop focusing on flower, nature and macro photography that also allows participants early morning access to the Floriade flower beds before the general public come in and when the light is often nicer for close-up flower work. This workshops consists of a practical lecture covering manual photography skills, basic composition and lighting considerations, practical hands-on shooting session with the guidance of Geoff & Ben, as well as a critique and feedback session. Bookings through Ticketek.

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Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Canberra Photographic Society
Sep
16
8:30 AM08:30

Floriade Workshop - Hosted by Canberra Photographic Society

A practical workshop to help you improve your nature and macro photography. This workshop starts with a lecture on camera craft & composition, then continues at Floriade with hands-on practical photography time in the garden beds with the assistance of Geoff & Ben, followed by a critique & feedback session to help you improve further. The workshop finishes with some practical Photoshop demonstrations of what you can do with your photos to enhance them and finish your work of art. For further details and bookings: CLICK HERE.

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