Course Level: Beginners, Intermediate
Dates and Time: See below ⇊
Max Participants: 5
Lecture Language: English
Conversational Language: English, Swiss German, Italian
Location: Zurich Altstetten
Course Type: Classroom
Eligible for discount: Yes (see our Community Membership Scheme).
Become a Macro Photography expert with this intensive workshop designed for all levels. Delve into the fascinating world of macro photography, where you’ll be amazed at the ingenuity of the photographs you capture. Our experienced instructors will help you create images which are quite literally larger than life. Develop your technical knowledge as well as creativity to capture sharp, close-up images to a professional standard. This course is split between theoretical and practical sessions so you can develop a deep understanding of macro photography.
You will learn:
Macro explained – understand the difference between macro photography and close-up photography.
Magnification – ratios and life size measurements explained in depth.
Equipment – learn about the different pieces of equipment you need for successful macro photography.
Lighting techniques and accessories – explore different macro lighting techniques and discover a range of accessories (reflectors, shapers, diffusers etc).
Camera settings – learn how to unleash the true potential of your camera with a detailed description and demonstration of camera settings in manual and semi-manual mode.
Composition – how to highlight the subject and other compositional elements in macro photography.
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.
Notebook/tablet for notes taking.
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!