You will love her style of teaching... you get personalised instruction with real practice in the field. Sam is a trained teacher and you will notice the difference in her courses. The courses are fun and full of new skills taught in a way that makes it easy for you to understand. Learn how to get the best out of your camera and go home confident and full of enthusiasm to try your new skills.
Visit some awesome locations, meet some like-minded people and have loads of fun.
"Sam's courses are incredible. I learnt much more than I expected and now have a deeper understanding of what the camera can do. My photography has improved immensely." Fiona
March 23, 12 noon - dusk March 24, 7.00-1.00pm
and a preliminary class on Thursday March 21, 7-9pm
SAPPHIRE COAST WORKSHOP
September 12 and 13 2019 ( two full days).
Join Sam Nerrie for an incredible journey into photography. You will learn many aspects of what you need to take fabulous landscape and nature photos. Stand out with newfound techniques and skills. You will get the opportunity to practice and improve your understanding of how to take great photos in the field. Max People: 6
- Controlling light - flash, reflectors, sun and more.
- Understanding great composition, colour and lighting.
- Reading the histograms and other information on the camera correctly.
- Judging how to get the best light in the environment.
- Use of tripod with Live View and Mirror Up settings.
- Use of filters, different lenses and their effects.
- Using the best camera settings for the job at hand including learning to master manual.
- Personal tuition throughout the course.
- Some previous experience is required with your camera.
September 28 2019
$180, 7 hours
Register your interest now for this exploration into the exciting world of macro and close-up photography.
Have fun learning about what your camera can do with small creatures and objects. Find out how to use good lighting to give your photos that extra zing. We cover all aspects including tripod use, extension tubes, lenses, composition, colour, set up, depth of field, shutter speed, focus stacking and more.
April 20, 10-7
This course is for beginners who may have some experience with their cameras. In this course you will learn how to use the dials and buttons on your camera and how to get a great photo with good lighting. We provide you with a learning booklet and give you quality theory and notes with heaps of practical work. Sam is a trained teacher and knows how to present information in a easy-to-learn manner.
Anne, 'Sam's teaching style is fabulous. She is much easier to understand than any other photography instructor I have had before.'
Sue, 'Sam was very helpful and gave me heaps of one-on-one time. We had time to practice what we were learning in many different situations.'
Oct 2019 10am to dusk
Explore Sydney and your camera with this incredible course.
Sam has won two Honourable Mentions for photos taken in Sydney and 30 international awards for photos taken in the southern parts of NSW.
Her experience as an instructor and her understanding of photography are outstanding. You will love this photography course as you visit some iconic places in Sydney and learn to view the landscape differently. Class numbers are limited to 8 so you will get personal attention and plenty of time to practice in the field. There are two and a half hours of instruction outdoors and the rest is in situ.
The course covers filters, tripod usage with live view, best lenses for the job, compositions, apertures, shutter speeds, use of colour, photographing the unusual and how to get the best image on the day no matter what the weather, .
You will need to be fairly familiar with your camera for this course. DSLR and mirrorless cameras are suitable.
LIGHTROOM ESSENTIALS PART 1
$120 each session
November 16 2019 Merimbula 1-5pm
November 23 2019 Batemans Bay 1-5pm
LIGHTROOM ESSENTIALS PART 2
November 24 2019 Merimbula 1-5pm
December 30 2019 Batemans Bay 1-5pm
This course will revolutionize your usage of Lightroom and your editing workflow. Kirsty McLaren is an expert in the usage of this powerful editing program. Learn at your own pace and take on board the elements that you need to create professional looking image.
NEW COURSE IN THE SNOW
How divinely beautiful the Snowy Mountains are in winter.
Bring your camera along and capture their stunning beauty in winter with a snow shoe walk through the snow gums with expert photographer Sam Nerrie. This photography workshop is 5 hours long with many stops along the way to show you the best angles to take snow and ice photos. This workshop will hone your skills in landscape and nature photography. Learn how to capture the winter light in the snow gums, bring the snow to life and use black and white to enhance your photos. We recommend the use of a UV filter for this workshop. The walk is suitable for people who have a good level of fitness and who own an SLR or mirrorless camera.
Price $130 includes snowshoe hire. Date: July 20th. Start time: 8.30am
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