Only open to companies

 

This interactive course, specifically designed for corporate entities, will provide employees with the tools and understanding required to take their smartphone photography and image sharing to the next level and produce high-quality visual material with their phones. This course is taught by the talented Lauren Theunissen.

COURSE FEATURES

– In just four weeks you will improve your smartphone photography.
– Learn how to harness the capabilities of your smartphone’s built-in camera.
– Grow your skills in creating and editing photographs that share your personal experience of the world.
– Unlock the full potential of the moments you capture by selecting the appropriate editing applications.
– Discover how to pique interest in your photo or video stories and develop your unique visual language.

 

Main topics covered: 

  • Optimising your smartphone for Photography
  • Exposure and dealing with Contrast
  • Visual Literacy
  • Composition
  • How to Photograph a portrait
  • How to Photograph an object
  • Editing Images with Snapseed ( free app)
  • Sharing your images
  • Law and Copy right

 

Included: 15% Discount Voucher for printing from Orms Printlab for the duration of the short course.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

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    WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE COURSE?

    Session 1: 3hrs
    Introduction to Smart Phone Photography
    Optimising your smartphone for Photography
    Exposure and Contrast

    Break

    Visual Literacy

    Composition

    Session 2: 3hrs
    City Walk: 1.5 hr

    Critique on city walk images

    Break

    Editing Your Images

    Session 3: 3hrs
    Critique on homework task: Image editing
    Sharing Images: Facebook/ Instagram

    Break

    Other Content Creation modes beyond stills:
    Working with Panorama
    Working with Onboard flash
    Working with a tripod:
    Boomerang
    Time Lapse
    Slow Motion

    Session 4: 3 hrs 
    Characteristics of Light
    Visual literacy: Working with Colour

    Break

    Available Light: Photographing an object  demo
    Styling, reflector
    Visual literacy
    Split into groups to discuss what top bring for next session

    Final Exhibition Image Brief

    Session 5: 3 hrs
    Bring an object to class
    Work in groups to tell the story of the object.

    Break

    Photographing a person
    Styling, posing, reflector
    Visual literacy

    Break

    Law and Copyright
    Model Release Forms
    Location Permits

    Split into groups and plan for shoot on location

    Session 6: 4hr session
    Outing to Sea Point Promenade: 2hrs
    Work in Groups of 4 each person to capture their own photos
    Lighter clothing options/ Darker Clothing Options
    1 Playful portrait
    1 Professional portrait

    Debrief outing
    Each person to present ideas for the exhibition images

    Session 7: 2 hr
    Critique on Seapoint
    Each group presents their portraits and Object Photographs edited
    Each person presents their first attempt toward their final exhibition

    Session 8: 2hr 
    Wrap-up Session.
    Students present final images


    YOU SHOULD ENROL IF:

    • You want to find out exactly what your smartphone camera is capable of for photographs and basic video.
    • You want to gain more creative control over your images and produce interesting content using various apps
    • You want to learn the basics of editing your photos using apps such as Snapseed and understand the basics of Instagram as a network and image capturing tool.

    WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

    • Any Smartphone (iPhone or Android)
    • Generic earphones with volume adjustment buttons.
    • If you have a mini tripod for your smartphone bring it along. (optional)
    • Basic stationary i.e. notepad/book, pens, highlighter etc.

    WHAT PREVIOUS STUDENTS HAVE SAID:

    “I have learned how to better use my smartphone to take photos. This is particularly useful in situations where i don’t have my DSLR with me or where it’s impractical to use. I have also learned about creative techniques to use in order to make my smartphone photos more interesting.” – Jacques Grobler