Course Level: Beginners, Intermediate
Dates and Time: See below ⇊* The course will be back in the end of September.
Max Participants: 5
Lecture Language: English
Conversational Language: English, Swiss German, Italian
Location: Zurich City Centre
Course Type: Outdoor
Eligible for discount: Yes (see our Community Membership Scheme).
Taking professional-looking images at night requires a completely different approach. In this evening class you’ll learn about the different lenses for dusk and evening and capture beautiful images of Night Zurich. You’ll learn the essential techniques and tips for night photography, including concepts, composition and relevant camera settings. A lot of cities come alive at night – learn how to capture light trails and stunning night-time images of wonderful cities.
You will learn:
Light – learn how to work with natural and artificial light at dusk and different levels of darkness.
Lenses – the effective use of different lenses for dusk and evening images.
Camera settings – learn how to change and work with your camera settings for night photography.
Composition – learn expert composition skills for night photography.
Action images – learn how to capture moving subjects such as light trails.
Equipment and accessories – discuss what accessories can enhance your night-time images
Good knowledge of how to use your camera and a basic knowledge of shutter speed, aperture, camera lenses and ISO. If you feel that you might need more knowledge we highly advice you to take our Beginners Photography course first.
Your Camera: DSLR or Mirrorless (If you don’t have a camera yet, don’t worry! You can hire one of our DSLR cameras free of charge. Please notify us in advance so we can make sure we have one available for you).
Different lenses if you have.
Tripod: (If you don’t have one yet, don’t worry! You can hire one of our tripods free of charge. Please notify us in advance so we can make sure we have one available for you).
Passion, creativity and love for Photography!
Appropriate clothing according to weather at particular season of the year.