Basic Techniques in Photography

Suitable for beginners this is a step-by-step workshop focusing on the use of digital cameras, photography techniques, and image composition Topics in this workshop will include: focus shutter speed aperture ISO exposure depth of field white balance In the image composition discussion, you will get tips on: framing cropping the rule of thirds separation of foreground and background This workshop includes practical activities and a review of images taken during the workshop. You will need to bring your digital camera with a lens, card, and a fully charged battery. Location: The Centre, 6 Maud St. Newstead, QLD 4006. Ph 0432798820 Tea and coffee will be available during the workshop. Please bring your own lunch, fridge and microwave are available. The workshop will run with a maximum number of 8 participants and a minimum of 4 participants. The Centre’s other events and workshops The Tutor: Shehab Uddin is a visual artist, educator, and documentary photographer from Bangladesh who completed his Doctor of Visual Arts at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University in 2017. His key interests lie in socio-political documentation which he translates into highly emotive visual stories. Shehab has worked as a leading photographer for Drik photo agency and Daily Sangbad, the oldest newspaper in Bangladesh, as well as several corporate and non-profit organizations. His work has been exhibited around the world and won numerous awards, including the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, Alexia Foundation Professional Grant, All Roads (HM) National Geographic, WHO, and Asahi Shimbun. Shehab’s images have been published regularly in major international news magazines including The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Time Journal of Photography, The Politiken, The Guardian, Times Daily, New Internationalist, and Nepali Times. His work is held in the collections of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan), State Library of Queensland (Australia), Dhaka Nagar Jadughar (Dhaka City Museum), and Liberation War Museum (Bangladesh). In 2005 Shehab was named a Panos Media Fellow and he has taught at numerous institutions, including QCA; Sunshine Coast University; Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, and the College of Journalism and Mass Communication Kathmandu.


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