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Study, Learn and create inspirational Images of the Landscape

Create inspirational Images of the Landscape

  • Explore and develop your creativity -capture the essence of landscape in your images.
  • Work in Photography, start a business or seek a job; or just follow a passion
  • Start anytime, self paced, 100 hours of study
  • Be guided by highly qualified and experienced professional photographers
  • Get a start by publishing your photos in our online student magazine

This Applies to all types of Landscapes

  • capture history, sunsets, water, land, sky, cities and country, beach and forest
  • learn specialised techniques
  • photographic terms
  • learn how to achieve sharpness
  • get feedback on your work from highly qualified and experienced photographers.  Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading

Course Details

If you are doing the course full time you can complete it in 6 weeks, if you are studying part time then it will take 3-6 months on average to complete the course. Your course will expire after 1 year. You can start the course at any time as it is a self-paced online course.

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

1. Introduction
• Different Approaches (realistic, impressionistic, abstract)
• Understanding the landscape (components, change)
• Lighting (Shooting into the sun, time of day, weather)
• Using Filters (Polarising, ultra violet, red, orange, yellow)
• Snapshots
• Equipment
• Camera settings (Shutter speed, aperture,)
• Introducing Digital Technology
• CCD’s
• Resources
 

2. The Main Principles
• Open view scenes
• Closed view scenes
• Rule of thirds
• Unity
• Balance
• Proportion
• Harmony
• Contrast
• Rhythm
• Line
• Form
• Mass
• Space
• Texture
• Colour
• Patterns
• Tone
• Other compositional components
• Camera Techniques
• Movement
• Depth of field
• Angles
• Framing the landscape
 

3. Creating Different Effects
• Landscape effects
• Sunrise and Sunset
• Weather effects
• Haze
• Mist
• Rain and Rainbows
• Storms
• Exposures for landscapes
• Sun
• Clouds
• Creating intense colour
• Creating different effects
• Scenic Photography
• Digital filter effects (Coloured pencil, fresco, sponge, blur, etc)
• Hue/Saturation
• Digital toning
 

4. Photographing Natural Areas
• Locations (Arid desert, Arctic ice flows, volcanic peaks, tropical rainforests, etc)
• Grasslands
• Forest
• Mountains
• Rural areas
• Tropical Rainforest
• Desert
• Wetlands
• Snow photography
• Coastal plotography
• Photographing plants
• Compositional elements
• Lenses
• Shooting in bad weather
• Extreme temperature
• Extreme Cold
• Extreme heat and humidity
 

5. Photographing Streetscapes
• Modern buildings
• Historic buildings
• Viewpoints and perspective
• Equipment
• Photographing architecture at night
• Mirrors and reflections
• Exposure readings
• Converging lines
• Tips for architectural photos
• Tips for street photography
 

6. Photographing Water
• Water characteristics
• Reflections
• Exposures
• Creating effects with water
• Water in motion
• Freezing movement
• Achieving a soft artistic effect
• Droplets
• Using filters with water
• No tripod
• Seascapes
• Underwater photography
• Exposures
 

7. Developing Your Photographic Style
• Styles & work of famous photographers (Ansel Adams, Paul Caponigro, Thomas Joshua Cooper, John Davies , David Doubilet, Carleton E Watkins, etc)
• Developing a photo style
• Hints on style
• Photographing detail
• Atmosphere
• Trip or Photographer Themes
• Know your equipment
• Computer Techniques (Levels, Channel extraction, Channel mixer, Duotones, Hand tinting, Panoramas)
 

8. Major Project
• Uses for Photography
• Using your work to get a job
• Photojournalism
• Freelancing
• Publishing
• Form of photo
• Creating a website
• Creating works of art
• Framing
• Creating a Folio
• (In this lesson, you create either a photo essay or a folio as a major project)

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

 

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Email admin@thetrainingacademy.com.au for a detailed course brochure with course outlines for all the modules.


$550.00
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