Brisbane Beginners Photography Workshop: Sunday 24 June, 9am-3pm
Jun
24
9:00 AM09:00

Brisbane Beginners Photography Workshop: Sunday 24 June, 9am-3pm

  • 152 Mount Coot Tha Road Mount Coot-Tha, QLD, 4066 Australia (map)
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Brisbane Beginners Photography Workshop

CONFUSED BY YOUR DIGITAL SLR?

Unlock the mysteries of your DSLR and take control of ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture to realise the full potential of your camera and your own creativity and imagination! 

How to sign up: The beginners photography course is typically a 6 hour photography and is $200 per person. 

Please register your interest below for Sunday 24 June from 9am-3pm to be held at the Mount Cooth-tha Botanical Gardens. We keep our workshop numbers limited to ensure each attendee gets personal attention with owners Andy & Em.

This course is designed to introduce you to the concepts of ISO, aperture and shutter speed, how they relate to each other, the effects they have on your image and how you can use them to unlock the full potential of your camera and your imagination to truly launch you on your photographic journey.

In this beginner course we will spend the first 2-3 hours on theory and then go out and put into practice what we have learnt and offer you support and guidance with one-on-one assistance to answer any questions.  

Click on the image below to learn more about what we teach and what you will learn on the course. We look forward to meeting you all and joining us on your personal photography journey. If you have any questions please feel free to email us HERE.

Please register below for your spot on the course. 

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EOI: Photography, Business & Marketing Workshops in Isaac, CQ & Mackay Regions
May
11
to Jun 5

EOI: Photography, Business & Marketing Workshops in Isaac, CQ & Mackay Regions

LP Commercial Photography and Life Portraits are gathering expressions of interest for us to run a range of courses as part of a funding project in the Isaac, Central Queensland and Mackay regions. The 3 workshops can be taken individually or as a complete set that assists community members and businesses to improve their marketing, business and photography skills. The workshops are:

Understanding Basic Photography for Small Businesses
Attendees will learn how to use their smart device or professional camera to create impactful photography for marketing. We will cover aesthetics, angles, depth of field, styling, lighting, product vs lifestyle photography, basic processing on your smart devices and getting our attendees to think differently about their images for sales and marketing. 

Advanced Photography Skills
This course combines skills in beginners photography, natural light photography, day and night flash and how to take your photography to the next level. Great for photographers who want to learn how to improve their imagery for their clients and for those that understand photography and want to improve their imagery for their business. 

Excelling in your Business with Digital Technology and Marketing
Attendees will learn the fundamentals to taking their marketing, social media and digital knowledge to the next level. The course combines business model exercises, social media marketing and scheduling, how to use digital platforms and online tools to help their business and much more. A great workshop for any business, learning some of the key elements to improving their business, automating tasks and excelling in their marketing.

Please register your interest below by filling out the questions as this information will help us shape our courses and for our final project submission. 

Name *
Name
Would you attend these courses in your region for photography/marketing/business? *
Do you think these courses will help the community and your business? *
If the courses were run, which ones would you attend? *
You may choose more than one
The workshops can be taken singularly/as a whole, which days would best suit you? *
You can choose more than one
These are 6 hour courses, which times would best suit you? *
You can choose more than one
Please comment your ideas below and we'll do our best to incorporate this.

There is no further commitment or payment required at this time we are simply gauging interest so we can organise delivery of the courses over the next few months and also to allow us to seek various grant funding so we can make this courses as cost effective as possible for you. Courses will be limited in numbers and all those who register their interest will be given priority places on the courses on a first come first served basis.

Thank you for your assistance and we hope we can bring these courses to the community! 

Andy & Em 

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Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

OLR Kenmore Father's day Photos - AUGUST 19th

To celebrate Fathers Day, OLR P&F and Life Portraits have come together to offer every family at the school the chance to have a professional family portrait session with up to 15 minutes photography time and one full resolution 300 PPI professionally processed image file (capable of being printed at wall art size) for just $15.

Life Portraits will have two photographers on site at the after school day care centre and (weather permitting) the adjacent play area. After each session a private gallery of low res images will be uploaded for each family to choose their full res 300ppi digital file of their choice fully processed and print-ready.

The chosen digital file will be delivered electronically for download along with a social media ready file of the same chosen image.

For those wanting to purchase prints or additional files, a range of LP products will be available for purchase at a reduced rates including:

  • An additional high res file $50
  • 5 additional high res files $200
  • 6x4" print $5
  • 8x12" print $15
  • 12x16" print $25
  • Wallet prints (4 per sheet) $5
  • Mug $24
  • Canvas 12x16" $110
  • Lumi tile 4x6" $70
  • Lumi tile 8x12" $120

Examples of items will be available for inspection on the day of the photoshoots.

Photography slots will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Payment for each session must be made in advance, all other orders can be made after examination of the products and images.

Initially dates for Saturday August 19th will be offered however if these fill up additional times on Sunday August 20th may be offered. For examples of our work please go to the "portfolio" tab above.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW THEN CHOOSE YOUR TIME.

Please Click on August 19th below, choose your time, fill in your personal details and pay for your booking via credit/debit card or PayPal account. Only available times will be shown. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you.

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Aug
6
7:00 AM07:00

Northern Classic Kennel Club free Digital Christmas Card

Life Portraits in partnership with the Northern Classic Kennel Club would like to offer all who attend the chance to have a free digital Christmas card created with a 5 minute photo session for your dog at the NCKC show day on Sunday 6th August at the Dogs Queensland Sports Grounds, 247 King Avenue, Durack.

Booking is essential, simply click on the calendar below and fill out the form to book your time slot. Slots will be offered on a first come first served basis.

What you will receive is a free 5 minute sitting for your dog and a digital Christmas card sponsored by Life Portraits and NCKC for your own use. 

Following your session you will be sent out a web link to choose your favourite image for your free digital card and in addition you may choose to purchase a range of products including Christmas card packages, digital files may also be ordered.

 

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ICPS Photography Workshops Weekend: Taking Your Photography To The Next Level
Jul
22
to Jul 23

ICPS Photography Workshops Weekend: Taking Your Photography To The Next Level

Life Portraits are running a series of training workshops for Isaac Coast Photography Society from Saturday 22 July - Sunday 23 July. 

By the end of the weekend course attendees will be given the knowledge to take images in a variety of natural lighting conditions as well as how to use studio flash, speed lights and work with and pose subjects. They will also have a full understanding of post-production workflows and how to use two of the main processing software packages of the photographic industry, Lightroom and Photoshop.

The workshop weekend has been made possible by support from the Regional Arts Development Fund in partnership with Isaac Regional Council, supporting local arts and culture in regional Queensland. As a result of this support the courses are being offered at significantly reduced prices to participants.

Post Production: $119 (normally $300)

Studio Lighting &Posing: $85 (normally $220)

Natural Light Photography: $75 (normally $150)

Day and Night Flash: $75 (normally $200)

OR BOOK THE WHOLE WEEKEND FOR JUST $250

Workshops:

Saturday 22 July
8am - 4pm - Post Production: Advanced
A workshop in advanced lightroom processing work combined with a brief introduction to Photoshop and how to use Photoshop and Lightroom together to produce stunning results and faster workflows for photographers. Some Lightroom knowledge will be required before attending the course.

Key outcomes from this course would be attendees would have the knowledge to design their own workflows, be comfortable working within Lightroom and seamlessly moving between Lightroom and Photoshop. Would have advanced skills in Lightroom including use of all filters and brushes, split toning, ability to create and use presets, full knowledge of the database management side of Lightroom. Attendees will also have a base understanding of the differences between lightroom and photoshop, and understanding of the basic functions of Photoshop as regards images processing and a basic understanding of layers in Photoshop.

Saturday 22 July
4pm - 9pm - Studio Lighting and posing

Attendees will learn how to take complete control over lighting in a studio situation and use a variety of light shapers, studio lights and speed lights to create different moods and emotional responses with an image as well as how to light subjects in a sympathetic way.

Attendees will also be taught how a range of classic lighting set ups and also how to pose their subjects to create interesting emotional and flattering poses. Key outcomes would be that attendees will be able to take complete control over their portraiture work and produce well constructed and flattering posed portrait images.

Sunday 23 July
8am - 12noon - Natural/ambient light

Attendees will learn how to use their natural surroundings to help shape and control light when they have no control over the actual light itself (i.e. ambient or sunlight). Attendees will learn how to use natural light shaping tools such as reflectors and scrims as well as using their surroundings, walls, shadow zones etc to create interesting and different effects using only ambient light. Key Outcomes: Attendees will be able to produce memorable images and excellent results in even the most challenging lighting situations allowing them work at any time during the day and in both harsh and gently lighting situations.

Sunday 23 July
4pm - 8pm - On and Off Camera Flash

Attendees will get a full grounding in how to creatively use speedlight flash guns in both day and night lighting scenarios and to use their flash both for fill light to compliment ambient lighting levels and completely light a scene using flash units. With two instructors on hand the class will be split into a beginners section which will learn how to use a single flash on camera. The fast learning and more advanced photographers in the class will form a second group and learn more advanced techniques to use multiple flash guns and use their speedlights off camera to creating even more interesting lighting scenarios and techniques to help fully unlock their creative potential with their camera and flash lighting.

Please sign up for the workshop to the right. Your details will be sent to the event organisers who will contact you re payment.

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Please tick the workshops that you are registering for and this information will be passed to the ICPS group.
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