The Essentials Package
Our Essential Package includes three evening classes and a practical field-trip which will equip you with the skills necessary to create compelling images.Sign Up & Register Now
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Learn the basics
Move away from the Auto setting on your camera and learn how to use the camera functions to control sharpness and eliminate blur. Our "Essentials" course will teach you how to control Aperture and Shutter Speed settings, allowing you to take control of your camera.
Learn compelling composition techniques
With use of engaging examples, we illustrate a variety of compositional guidelines that will allow you to create more interesting photographs. Changing perspective, altering your viewpoint and using different focal length lenses will equip you with the skills to create bold, eye-catching compositions.
Our classes are designed to equip you with practical tools. You will learn how to take control of your camera, enabling you to achieve the results that match your vision. The course includes a series of lessons on visual storytelling techniques, equipping you with the skills necessary to create engaging images.
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The 3-week Essentials Package consists of three evening classes and an afternoon field-trip.
Course content includes the fundamentals of camera technology, where you will learn how to control the camera's Aperture and Shutter Speed settings as well as ISO, focussing, focal lengths, lens choice, composition, perspective, visual storytelling and much more.
Week One "The Basics" - Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Including lessons on Apertures, Shutter Speeds, ISO, Focussing Control and a guided tour of your camera equipment, introducing you to all the important camera controls.
Week Two "Creative Control" - Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:30pm
How to regain control of the camera, exposure control, compositional guides and an introduction to the art of visual storytelling.
Field-Trip - Sunday 4pm to 7pm
An opportunity to put the things we've learned in the classroom into practice with a tutor-led photo shoot in a photogenic part of Bangkok with guided exercises and storytelling advice.
Week Three "The Creative Photographer" - Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:30pm Putting all your new skills together with advice on lens choice, focal lengths, creative composition, a review and professional critique of your field-trip images with suggestions for future projects.
Learn by example
During classes, we look at real-world examples of successful images from past masters, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastião Salgado, Elliot Erwitt, Martin Parr, James Nachtwey, Don McCullin and many more. Using these examples, we deconstruct images, learning how successful photographers have created their work.
Classes combine technical and practical exercises and students are encouraged to use their cameras during the class and in weekly homework assignments.