Christmas Lights Photo Class
Saturday 16 December
Whitfield, Queensland - 7pm - 2 Hours
During the festive season we are gifted some beautiful photo opportunities as people get in the spirit by adorned their homes and businesses with great Christmas light displays.
This session is all about photographing light displays-we'll concentrate on both wide scenes in clear focus and close ups with out of focus light (bokeh).
Outcomes will be more confidence in choosing the right focal length and settings to create beautiful pictures of lights at night.
Basic Photoshop Post Processing
Sunday 17 December
Kamerunga Road - 2pm - 2 Hours
Capture the Essence of Tropical Beauty
Embark on a visual adventure with fellow photography enthusiasts in the heart of Cairns. Join our exclusive event designed to hone your photography skills while exploring the vibrant allure of the tropics. Delight in a serene setting where lush landscapes, dynamic wildlife, and captivating sunsets await the click of your shutter.
Our carefully curated experience provides a unique opportunity to engage with a passionate community of photographers, whether you're a seasoned professional or have just discovered your passion for photography. Receive personalized tips and techniques from experienced photographers who are eager to share their knowledge and help you achieve stunning results.
With the picturesque backdrop of Cairns as your canvas, embrace the chance to expand your portfolio and see the world through a new lens. Immerse yourself in the art of capturing moments, and create memories that are as lasting and vivid as the images you'll take home.
Register now for an unforgettable journey into the art of photography that promises to inspire your creative spirit and elevate your photographic prowess. Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today and prepare to be amazed by the natural wonders that await.
50mm Lens Meetup
Saturday 13 January
Munro Martin Parklands - 8:30am - 2 Hours
Discover the versatility of the 50mm lens as it brings your camera's vision to life - just as your eye would see it. This meetup will take you through an enlightening journey across various photography styles, be it landscape, street, portrait, or product photography. Not only will we revisit basic camera settings, but we'll also unlock the benefits of shooting with a prime lens and divulge fundamental techniques for using the 50mm lens. We guarantee ample opportunities for you to apply your newfound skills. If you have a zoom lens equivalent to 50mm on a full frame digital camera, this session will still prove beneficial. Take the first step towards taking your photography to the next level.
Macro Photography Meetup
Sunday 28 January
Collns Avenue - 8am - 2 Hours
Unveil the intricate beauty of the tiny world around us with a comprehensive session on Macro Photography. Bask in the fun and breadth of this creative genre as you're guided by a professional, honing in on intriguing subjects to capture exceptional close-up visuals.
Benefit from a detailed exploration of your camera's exclusive features, enlightened about the nuances of depth of field exposure and the remarkable subjects that Cairns region has to offer. The spontaneous nature of wild-living subjects will keep every day interesting.
Beyond the realm of nature, the skills acquired from this course are transferable, assisting in capturing stunning shots of household items, animals, plants, heirlooms, and products, complementing your photography portfolio.
Sunday 04 February
Abbott Street, Cairns - 8:30am - 2 Hours
Street Photography is the act of photographing the streets or urban environments with people or evidence of their presence. The technique may be creative or artistic and the effect can be emotive or even evoke commentary on our modern world.
During this meetup, we will practice the basics of shooting candid images in an urban setting.
By the end of this event, your instructor will help you to be more familiar with approaching human subjects and environments during the day, paying attention to settings, composition and focal lengths.
Saturday 10 February
Ryan Weare Park - 2:30pm - 3 Hours
Dive into the delicate and mesmerizing world of water droplet photography with our expert-led workshop. This immersive experience promises to not only reveal the secrets of snapping breathtaking droplet images but also teaches you the craft of integrating these jewels of nature with a variety of props and subjects for a truly artistic outcome. Perfect your technique and expand your creative portfolio with this specialized and hands-on session. Join us for a day where every drop is an opportunity to create something extraordinary.
Nature At Night
Sunday 11 February
Collns Avenue - 7pm - 2 Hours
During this session we'll practice the key skills in photographing wildlife and plants at light, using flash and torches to correctly light our subjects.
Finding and photographing exciting wild subjects at night can be a fun challenge.
This class will help you to become more familiar with locating wild subjects, composition, and correctly exposing and lighting your images at night.
Black and White Photography
Saturday 02 March
Cairns North - 10am - 2 Hours
Discover the timeless elegance of black and white photography in our dedicated workshop designed to enhance your understanding of contrast and image processing. This class dives deep into the techniques needed to transform your color images into striking monochromatic masterpieces, highlighting different textures and narratives hidden within the shades of gray.
Our experienced instructors will guide you through the intricacies of exposure and composition, empowering you with the skills necessary to produce captivating black and white photographs. Whether you aim to eliminate distractions, focus on the subject, or explore the sheer aesthetic beauty of grayscale, this session promises to set you on a path of continuous improvement and artistic discovery. Join us and unlock the potential of your photographic expression in the beautiful world of black and white.