Photographic Safari to Taronga Zoo

Photographic Safari to Taronga Zoo

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Photographic Safari to Taronga Zoo – Sydney Course

This fun one-day workshop is designed to help you get the most out of your digital SLR using the Zoo’s unique fauna, flora and scenic surrounds. For beginners to intermediate level, using a digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) camera.

Important Information

  • Meet at the top gate entry of the Zoo at 9:30a.m. No later. Sydney Ferry and Taronga Zoo passes available on website - $55.
  • Reasonable level of fitness required

Course Outline

  • Discover how to use the functions on your camera to take better photos - learning the art of Wildlife and Nature Photography – capturing movement, using shutter speeds and landscape shooting.

Topics include:

  • How the camera works
  • How to hold the camera
  • Exposure
  • Aperture
  • Shutter speed
  • ISO
  • White Balance
  • Metering Modes
  • Best Focusing
  • Shooting modes
  • Depth of Field
  • Focal Lengths
  • Polarizing Filters

Course Outcome

  • To have fun exploring photography. At the end of the course, you will be able to take a range of good photos using the camera controls best suited to your subjects.

What to Bring

  • Camera
  • Tripod if you have one
  • Hat
  • Suntan Lotion
  • Suitable comfortable walking shoes
  • Water
  • Lunch

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. Intermediate students are welcome to attend.

Delivery Mode

  • This one day course is held outdoors.