Nikon School Courses

Macro Photography 101

Join us on a little adventure to look at life through a different lens and see things in a whole new light! You will see parts of the world you never thought possible, all through the use of Macro Photography.

In this 2.5hr course you will discover useful techniques and short cuts perfect for good quality macro photography. We will discuss and use different types of lenses and apertures; how different sensor sizes affect your images and best use of backgrounds for macro photography. Learn more about light and composition and how to work around a busy location to achieve great results.

Course Inclusions:

NSW Class: Admittance to Wendy’s Secret Gardens
QLD Class: Admittance to Coot-tha Botanic Gardens

Topics Covered

  • Aperture and shutter priorities to achieve the right exposure – Learn what the best options are in different situations to achieve different results
  • Composition – learn about using space and contrast to optimise options.
  • Working with available light – learn how to use angles to maximise your options and work without the use of a tripod.
  • Warmth and emotion in your images – using colour and texture.
  • Telling a story – what are you trying to share with others?

What to bring

  • A digital SLR camera
  • Fully charged camera battery
  • Your digital SLR Instruction Manual
  • Memory card (s)
  • Macro lens
  • Pen & Paper
  • Tripod
  • External Speed flash (if available)
  • Comfortable walking shoes, bottle water & hat

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For more course information or enquiries Ph: 1300 851 435

Mon-Fri 9-5 PM AEDT.

Important note: There will be a $25 fee charged if you require your class booking to be moved, changed, or cancelled. Please choose carefully when booking into a Nikon School course.


Find a course near you

Found 2 classes.

Macro Photography 101



Sat 18 May, 2019
Venue: Wendy’s Secret Gardens (Sydney)
Instructor: Ben Halcomb
Macro Photography 101



Sat 11 May, 2019
Venue: Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens (Brisbane)
Instructor: Michael Snedic

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