Saturday, August 14, 2010

Win Big with these Crash Courses in Photography

Right now there are a bunch of juicy competitions for budding photographers - by Nick van der Leek

Getaway has a Big 5 themed competition closing soon
National Geographic have a competition for kids aged 7-13 in four categories: South Africa, Animals, People and That's Funny. 
And Addo and Katz are offering R30 000 in prize money.

Getaway are offering:

Win a Nikon D5000 digital camera and Lexar Pro 8G memory card, worth R7999!
Getaway, in conjunction with Nikon and National Geographic, is giving away a Nikon D5000 digital camera and Lexar Pro 8G memory card, worth R7999!

 Enter here.

I'm offering crash courses over 3 days [2 hours per day] covering:
- background and theory.  I'll share the basics that I have learned including macrophotography, landscapes, glamour and portraits and wildlife.  I'll also explain the concert of Photography as Art and show you how to make subtle changes that make a world of difference.
- practical photography.  We will spend some time in the field shooting a variety of subjects in a variety of conditions and settings.  This will allow new photographer's an opportunity to understand their equipment and how to use it.
- post processing and editing.  Possibly the most important aspect is which software to use and how to use it.  The good news is some of the best software is free and easy to use.  I'll show you how.

Using these tricks and tips you can be a major contender against the professionals out there vying for a host of fabulous prizes.
The course starts on August 20, Friday evening at 7pm.  I'm also offering an online version of the course as well, email me to find out more: nickvanderleek [at] [gmail] [dot] [com].

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