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Intro to Photography


March 24, 2019



This is an interactive & hands-on workshop for you to learn all the building blocks of mastering your camera and taking a great photo. Throughout our 4 hours together, I will guide you through the both the technical and creative aspects of capturing the perfect photo through shooting your camera fully manual.

Once I have introduced you to how you can best use your camera and achieve beautiful photos, we will jump right into practicing. We will spend the second half of the workshop shooting a variety of flat-lays and a styled subject to explore different lighting and posing.

This workshop is perfect for the business owner wanting to achieve beautiful content & product images, for the mama trying to capture her kiddos & everyday life and the aspiring photographer picking up their first camera.

Want to learn about editing? This workshop will be partnered with the Lightroom 101 workshop hosted on March 31 to provide attendees with full process guidance from shooting to editing for achieving beautiful imagery. Click HERE to signup for the Lightroom 101 workshop and use the code “BUNDLE” to save $100 when you attend both workshops.



-Learn how to use your camera (all the buttons, how to set up your colour profiles and file size)

-Leave shooting fully manual! (shutter speed, ISO, aperture)

-Over view of cameras & lenses on the market, how they all work & what is best for you

-Settings for your photographs (shooting headshots v.s. products v.s. travel images, etc.)

-Working in different lighting

-How to pose your subject

-How to style your vignette / flat-lay

-Q&A to finish off the workshop & to assure all your questions are answered

-Roughly 10 attendees per workshop


What To Bring:

-Bring your DSRL/digital camera & lens (lenses if you’d like to play with multiple)

-Want to learn but don’t have a DSLR? Flashpoint rents cameras & lenses for the weekend – http://www.flashpointrentals.com. Try out the Cannon 5D Mark III, that’s the camera I use!

-Notepad & pen to write down any notes you’d like to remember



9:30 Arrive early for a coffee, tea and to say hello

10:00 Workshop starts with classroom time. Keep your camera handy here, we’ll be covering all your buttons, settings and playing around with how you can change them.

11:30 Snacks available for any one who’s hungry!

11:30 Demonstration of shooting, posing, styling & lighting

12:00-1:30 Practice shoot time! You will be able to photograph a series of flat-lays as well as a subject to play with lighting & posing. I will be available to help guide you!

1:30-2:00 Q&A time. Half hour for us to go over any final questions

2:00 Hangout & mingle with your classmates! We have the space to hangout in until 2:30


*All workshop sales are final sale and no refunds will be provided. As soon as you purchase your workshop, your spot will be reserved. Workshops will have a minimum of 5 attendees and a maximum of 12 attendees.

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