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Zeeshan Zafar
27 Feb

Melbourne - Beach Photography Workshop

Sandringham, VIC
Advocate
Zeeshan Zafar
Image: Zeeshan Zafar, Alpha 7R III (A7RM3)
Comprehensive training on different lighting styles on Beach Photography

About the event

Beach Photography workshop with lots of learning and shooting using diffused, hard and flash lighting.

Techniques covered

  • Understanding the difference between commercial, glamour and Art Beach Photography 
  • Learning the right shooting angles and using natural light in your favor 
  • How to shoot in hard light to achieve the commercial style of beach portraits 
  • Shooting straight into the sun to avoid bad shadows 
  • Understanding your gear with aperture and shutter speed 
  • Using ND Filters to cut the backlight and how to use fill light 
  • The difference in the polarising filter and ND filters 
  • Right angle and use of the 5in1 reflectors to diffuse light and bounce light on your subject 
  • Using speed lights with HSS (High-speed Sync) to overpower the sun 
  • Model posing techniques with correct lighting 
  • At least 15 different beach posing techniques which you can use in your own beach shoots

What to bring

  • Your Mirrorless or DSLR Camera + any portrait lens 
  • ND Filter (Optional) (If available, any brand) 
  • Empty memory card 
  • Fully charged camera batteries 
  • Lots of water to keep hydrated 
  • Sunscreen to protect from sharp sunlight
  • Towel
  • Spare clothes (There is no beach shoot without getting wet)

Event FAQs (For general FAQs, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page)

Red Bluff beach has plenty of off the street parking. However its highly recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes before the workshop to find a parking spot.
3 hours of coaching and training on beach photography Professional agency model to practice lighting

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Zeeshan Zafar

Zeeshan Zafar

I am a Melbourne based Portraiture Photographer and Photography Trainer. I started my photography journey as a Car Sports Photographer in 2004, but soon after I...

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