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PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES






Remember, cameras don't take pictures, people do

You can have the world's greatest camera, but it's up to you to compose your picture carefully, make sure the lighting is just right, and press the shutter button at exactly the right moment. Practice, practice, practice!

Ann's workshops cover an enormous range of topics and her emphasis is on learning though fun, encouraging individuality and creativity. She uses a variety of approaches within a flexible structure to encourage her students to their optimum capacity. Adapting the workshops, she can cater for ages from 15years up and all skill levels. Her teaching experience includes community & professional groups, adult workshops and specialized workshops for clients with special needs. Ann was a full time practising professional photographer [Auz Vizions Photographics]and visual artist running her own studio [Auz Vizions Studio] from Wellington Street in Mackay for ten years. She now devotes her time to teaching others the joy of photography. Ann has been teaching photography in Mackay, both privately and as a TAFE teacher, for the past 15 years. Ann currently delivers monthly short courses through Garrick's Camera House in Canelands.



OUR COURSE DETAILS:

Prices current as at 1/1/2013

Cost of 6-week Courses: $300.00 - Payable in Full at commencement of course.
[this amounts to approx $50 per week] this includes GST

Duration of Courses: Six weeks [one night per week] - Booking/Holding deposit $100.00
Sunday for 1-Day workshops - Booking/Holding deposit $100.00
2 Sundays for weekend intensives - Booking/Holding deposit $100.00

Limited to 10 students only to a class

BOOKINGS now being taken for 2013: Our next [Tuesday/Wednesday] SLR night 6-week course starting Wednesday 6th March 2013.




Please NOTE: Our courses fill up and book out quickly - often we don't get to advertise as courses are pre-filled long before due starting date. If you are thinking of doing one of our courses, please book early to reserve your place.

2013 COURSES



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Please note: all credit card payments will incur a administration and handling fee of 4%
Direct Deposit payment welcomed and preferred.



NO CURRENT dates AVAILABLE - NO courses for 2014




SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] NO COURSES AVAILABLE N 2104 - [CLOSED-course full]
Starting: NO COURSES AVAILABLE IN 2014
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-T1
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] March 6 until April 10 2013 - [BOOKINGS closed]
Starting: WEDNESDAY 6 March 2013
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-W1
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] 23 April until 28 May 2013 - [BOOKINGS closed]
Starting: TUESDAY 23 April 2013
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-T2
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] 12 June until 17 July 2013 - [BOOKINGS CLOSED - COURSE FULL]
Starting: WEDNESDAY 12 June 2013
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-W2
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] 13 August until 17 September 2013 - [BOOKINGS CLOSED-course full]
Starting: TUESDAY 13 August 2013
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-T3
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


SLR Photography Course [Level 1] - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] 2 October until 6 November 2013 - [BOOKINGS CLOSED-course full] last course for 2013
Starting: WEDNESDAY 2 October 2013
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-W3
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.


NEW COURSE STILL AVAILABLE: Garricks Camera House - Monthly Short Basic Photography Course

Saturday 2.30pm-4.30pm [2hrs] Cost: $100
[One Saturday a month, contact Garrick's Camera House direct on 4953 4466 for current dates, availability and to make a booking]
Course Code: BPC Garricks
AIM: Learn basic photographic theory and how to use a digital camera. Develop the skills to take satisfying Portrait, Landscape and Close-up photographs, using basic techniques, at both a practical and theoretic session.
Topics Covered: Camera Handling; Memory cards; Depth of Field; ISO; Filters; Learn about composition, framing, rule of thirds and other photography techniques, other equipment and much more.

2013 Dates

January 19th, February 16th, March 16th
April 20th, May 18th, June 15th, July 20th
August 17th, September 14th, October 26th, November 23rd

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EMAIL DIRECTLY TO GARRICKS FOR REGISTRATION.





SLR Photography Course - 2-day weekend intensive [9.30am -3.30pm]
Starting: TBA
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRIT
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.
BOOKINGS CLOSED - COURSE FULL

BOOKING FORM






NEW COURSE: Advanced Photographic SLR Course - 6 week Nightly Course TBA
Starting: TBA
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-Advanced Level 2
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Learn advanced photographic theory and how to acquire the skills and knowledge required to employ lighting techniques to a range of subjects in different work spaces and to select equipment for different lighting techniques. As photographers, we use the language of light to record and interpret the world around us. How well we understand and use light affects the clarity and expressive power of our pictures. We will explore using natural light and artificial light, lighting for close-up and learning to see in black & white. Learn about the three basic types of electronic flash units: manual, automatic, and dedicated.
Prerequisite: SLR Photography course [Level 1]
[EXPRESSION OF INTEREST BEING TAKEN]



Creative Photography 1-Day Workshop
Date: TBA [9.30am-4.30pm]
Cost $150
Course Code: CP
We will explore various creative processes to produce striking images. You will learn HOW TO step outside the square! An experimental hand-on practical workshop.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST BEING TAKEN


Darkroom Course 2-day Weekend Intensive Course
Date: TBA 10am-4pm
Cost: $350
Course Code: DRC
No one is a complete photographer until he or she gains a fundamental knowledge of darkroom practice. This course is designed to provide you with that knowledge. It covers the basic aspects of B&W film processing, printing, and enlarging. Students who finish the course should be well Acquainted with the functions and purposes of darkroom equipment and darkroom procedures. Moreover, students should be able to complete all the steps in black-and-white photography by themselves, from purchasing the film to mounting the finished print.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST BEING TAKEN

Close-Up/Macro Photography 1-Day Workshop
Date: TBA 10am-4pm
Cost: $150
Course Code: CU/MP
Offers an exciting close up of the world with enticing detail. This one-day workshop will introduce the necessary techniques and equipment to master this unique area of photography.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST BEING TAKEN

Portraiture 1-Day Workshop
Date: TBA - 10am-4pm
Cost: $150
Course Code: PW

The Hidden Value of Portraits - Whether it be professional portraits or family snaps, photographs are visual communicators about the people, places and things that shape our lives. Lifestyle Portraiture is the art of capturing feelings in a contemporary way - its about people just being themselves. The only way to capture how people look - is to get them to relax. This style of photography has a relaxed natural touch, creating candid spontaneous images that capture the personality of the subject. The aim is to capture the laughter, the tears..all the emotion for you to look back on in years to come. Learn how to create images that have a natural, unobtrusive quality to them. The aim is to capture not only the way the subject looks but also the emotions involved during that moment.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST BEING TAKEN




Weekend Two Day Intensive SLR Photography Course - Any two Sundays - $300 - 9.30am-3.30pm. [minimum of 3 students required to schedule in dates].


Weekend Two Day Intensive Darkroom Course - Any two Sundays - $350 - 9.30am-3.30pm [minimum of 3 students].
BOOKINGS NOW CLOSED

Sunday weekend Intensives also available throughout the year for SLR

Weekend Intensives & one day workshops available - $150 per day [minimum of 3 students required to schedule in dates]- Lunch provided.





COURSES AVAILABLE



SLR Photography Course - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] [Tuesday or Wednesday nights]
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.




SLR Photography Intensive Course - 2-Day weekend Intensive
COST: $300
Course Code: SLRIT
Limited to 6 students only to a class

Film/Digital Memory Cards, Camera Handling, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Depth of Field, F-Stops, Lighting, Filters, Learn about framing, composition, rule of thirds and other camera techniques, other equipment and much more. Photographing a subject: landscapes, portraiture, close up, action. Suitable for Digital SLR and Film SLR Cameras.




NEW COURSE: Advanced Photographic SLR Course - 6 weeks [5.45pm - 7.45pm] [Tuesday or Wednesday night]
Cost: $300
Course Code: SLRPC-Advanced Level 2
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Learn advanced photographic theory and how to acquire the skills and knowledge required to employ lighting techniques to a range of subjects in different work spaces and to select equipment for different lighting techniques. As photographers, we use the language of light to record and interpret the world around us. How well we understand and use light affects the clarity and expressive power of our pictures. We will explore using natural light and artificial light, lighting for close-up and learning to see in black & white. Learn about the three basic types of electronic flash units: manual, automatic, and dedicated.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR Photography course [Level 1]




Darkroom Course 2-day Weekend Course
Cost: $350
Course Code: DRC
Limited to 6 students only to a class

No one is a complete photographer until he or she gains a fundamental knowledge of darkroom practice. This course is designed to provide you with that knowledge. It covers the basic aspects of B&W film processing, printing, and enlarging. Students who finish the course should be well acquainted with the functions and purposes of darkroom equipment and darkroom procedures. Moreover, students should be able to complete all the steps in black-and-white photography by themselves, from purchasing the film to mounting the finished print.




Selective toning and negative manipulation Two-Day workshop
Cost: $375
Course Code: TCM
Limited to 6 students only to a class

A two day workshop which will teach participants how to add colour to fibre based black and white prints using a variety of chemical toners and hand colouring. This workshop will also introduce the participant to a range of creative darkroom practises such as printing through different textures, mark making and general spontaneity. All toners and inks are provided.




1-DAY WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE



Black & White Photography One-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: B&W
Limited to 10 students only to a class

When properly done, a black and white photograph can in many cases show much more emotion, feeling and mystery than its colour counterpart. Quite often a colour print of the same subject can just overpower the viewer with the sheer beauty of its colour, while hiding all feeling of the scene. Take the example of an elderly fisherman, with deep wrinkled lines from years of exposure to the elements. Now imagine his face captured in the MANY shades of the black and white photograph, from black through the many shades of grey.




Black and White printing One-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: BWP
Limited to 6 students only to a class

A one-day workshop, hands on in the darkroom for beginners. Instruction will be given in the theory and practice of making quality black and white prints from your own negatives. Participants will learn how to make a proof sheet and produce several prints. Photographic paper and all chemicals are provided




Documentation Photography One-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: DW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Develop the skills to take satisfying documentation portrait [people] and landscape photographs using basic and some more advanced photojournalistic techniques, both practical and theoretic. Understand how to make a successful presentation.




Portraiture 1-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: PW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

The Hidden Value of Portraits - Whether it be professional portraits or family snaps, photographs are visual communicators about the people, places and things that shape our lives. Lifestyle Portraiture is the art of capturing feelings in a contemporary way - its about people just being themselves. The only way to capture how people look - is to get them to relax. This style of photography has a relaxed natural touch, creating candid spontaneous images that capture the personality of the subject. The aim is to capture the laughter, the tears..all the emotion for you to look back on in years to come. Learn how to create images that have a natural, unobtrusive quality to them. The aim is to capture not only the way the subject looks but also the emotions involved during that moment.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed




Close-up photography 1-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: CUW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

An exciting close up of the world with enticing detail. This one day workshop will introduce the necessary techniques and equipment to master this unique area of photography. Most 35 mm cameras will focus on subjects as close as 1 1/2 to 2 feet without any special equipment. Although this is close enough for many subjects, you can find a whole new world of fascinating and unusual picture opportunities at closer distances. With close-up equipment, you can take compelling photographs of flowers, small animals, insects, coins, stamps, and scale models and more. You can make tabletop pictures and copies of pictures or documents. The world of close-up photography can keep your imagination occupied for some time.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed




Creative Photography 1-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: CPW Limited to 10 students only to a class

Learn to 'Think outside the square'! We will explore various creative techniques and experiment with indoor studio settings to creative fabulous images.
Prerequisite: Auz Vizions SLR course completed




A Beginners Guide to Digital Photography Workshop
Cost:$150
Course Code: BGDW Limited to 10 students only to a class

This workshop will provide an understanding of what a digital camera is and how it works. It will give participants an understanding of digital imaging, by building upon knowledge of traditional photography skills like framing, composition, and rule of thirds. Learn basic photographic theory and how to use the digital camera. Develop the skills to take satisfying Portrait and Landscape photographs and Close-up and Action photographs, using basic techniques, both practical and theoretic. Suitable for Compact Digital Camera users.




The Digital Darkroom Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: DDW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

Though digital techniques and equipment are vastly different from the familiar surroundings of our darkrooms, enlargers and bottles of chemicals, the aims are the same. Essentially we want to produce great images. And the facts are that for some types of pictures itís far easier, more economical and more efficient to work digitally, rather than traditionally. Suitable for ALL digital camera users.




Lighting & Flash 1-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: LFW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

As photographers, we use the language of light to record and interpret the world around us. How well we understand and use light affects the clarity and expressive power of our pictures. Bright sunlight is very popular for outdoor photography. Colours are at their brightest when the sun is shining. The bright colours and the sparkling highlights and interesting shadows created by a radiant sun produce brilliant pictures. With your 35 mm camera and an accessory (or built-in) electronic flash unit, you can take flash pictures indoors just about as easily as you take pictures in daylight. And as you'll see, you can also use your flash to improve the quality of your outdoor pictures, as well as to create special effects both indoors and out.




Preserving Family Albums 1-Day Workshop
Cost: $150
Course Code: FAW
Limited to 10 students only to a class

If your albums are from the 1970s or earlier, they have probably already caused as much deterioration to the photographs as will occur; in addition, the albums themselves have become important keepsakes of the person who originally collected and arranged the photographs. Learn how to preserve your Family Albums and correctly display & store your images.




Courses Available in Mackay
NO COURSES AVAILABLE IN 2014

Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday Evenings [depending on schedule of teacher]
Sunday for Intensives

Weekend Courses also available on request - $150 per day. [minimum of 3 students].
Weekend Intensives are also available for 'out of town' students upon request - $150 per day [minimum of 3 students] 9.30am - 3.30pm [time can be adjusted to suit travelling needs]

Community groups or Corporate Needs:
We are able to adapt our workshops to suit your needs. WE can cater for ages from 15years up and all skill levels. Ann's teaching experience includes community & professional groups, adult workshops and specialized workshops for clients with special requirements & needs.


Your Tutor:
Ann Williams-Fitzgerald
Member:- Australian Photographic Society Inc, Qld Artworkers Alliance, Arts Hub, Golden Key International Honour Society, Orange Gecko Art Network & Canon Professional Services
Holds:- Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training [TAA40104]; Diploma of Management; Certificate IV in Visual Arts & Contemporary Crafts;
Certificate IV in Museum Practices; Certificate IV Celebrancy; Master of Contemporary Arts [MCA]- University of Tasmania
Suitability [Blue]Card for Child Related Employment Reg No: 4830/5

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