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Portrait Photography with EOS Digital SLR Camera

Required Total 3 Lesson(s)

Course fee
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HK$ 1,000
HK$ 900 + 500 points

Lighting control, portraiture composition and how to work with models are essential elements to produce quality portraits. This course provides an all-rounded learning experience with both theory and hands-on practice of portraits shooting outdoors and in studio. You are able to advance your portrait photography skills in a matter of minutes!

The course consists of three sessions, which equip you with the knowledge on photography theory and portraiture composition. You will look at the characteristics of light, how to recognise, ultimately control the lights as well as background setup and how to work with models in studio practical session. EF lenses and EOS System accessories are available for loan in outdoor practical session. You will be comfortable with handling your camera and explore how to shoot successful portraits using natural lights for such consideration as use of reflector and the background choice. You will also learn to work on your photos with software, apply basic adjustments and corrections in the third lesson, in order to create portraits with your own style.

By the end of this course, you will enjoy exclusive offer of EOS DSLR accessories and be able to print out your great shot in A4 size for free!

*This course is offered in Cantonese only.

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DS1709-03P

Lesson 1
2017-SEP-02 15:00
Address: Canon Image² Showroom
Lesson 2
2017-SEP-03 12:00
Address: MTR Mei Foo Station Exit D
Lesson 3
2017-SEP-03 16:30
Address: Canon Image² Showroom

Should you wish to register for the next available class, or have enquiries regarding course information or registration procedures, please feel free to contact us.

Course Outline

Should you wish to register for the next available class, or have any enquiry regarding course information or registration procedures, please feel free to contact us.
  
Suitable to:

  • Have good knowledge of functionalities of your personal EOS Digital SLR Camera or have completed our “Basic Operation of EOS Digital SLR Camera” course
  • Participant should bring his own camera and memory card to the lesson
  • Participant should be 18 years old or above

Course Outline:

Part I - Portrait Photography Theory and Studio Practice (4 hours)

  • Understanding aperture, focal length and zoom range
  • Relationship between depth of field and portrait photography
  • Leaning to control depth of field
  • Basics of portraiture composition and framing
  • Introduction to studio lighting
  • Lighting set-ups for classic portrait
  • Creating different lighting styles with angles and contrast
  • Focal length vs. portrait lens
  • How to work with models
  • Hands-on practice


Part II - Outdoor Practice (3 hours)
Practical location: Lai Chi Kok Park

  • Outdoor portrait photography techniques
  • Learning to exploit good light and choosing the right color temperature
  • Outdoor portraiture composition and framing
  • Making use of natural light
  • Dealing with contrast with reflector and flash
  • Hands-on practice with models


Part III - Digital Portrait Photo Editing (3 hours)
*No laptop will be provided. You are welcome to bring your laptop with you to the lesson.

  • How to select your best shot
  • Image processing & cropping
  • Exposure correction with level & curve tools
  • White balance & color correction
  • Clone tools
  • Image sharpening & softening
  • Special effects
  • Creating portraits with your own unique style
  • Photo discussion

Language
Cantonese


Terms and Conditions

  1. Participant should bring his own cameras and memory card (if applicable) to the classes.
  2. The transfer of classes will not be accepted within 7 days prior to the commencement of the course. Participant is not permitted to transfer into a different course and transfer will be subject to availability. Any participant who cannot attend the lesson is considered as waiving his own attendance. Please note, no refund will be provided to absentee after confirmation has been made.
  3. No refund will be made once payment is received.
  4. For the following extreme weather conditions, classes will be cancelled and participants will be notified of the alternative arrangements.
    • During Class
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is valid - Class Cancelled
      Rainstorm Black/Red Warning is Valid - Resume Normal
    • 2 Hours Before Class
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is valid - Class Cancelled
      Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is Lowered - Resume Normal
      Rainstorm Black warning is Valid - Class Cancelled
      Rainstorm Black Warning is Lowered - Resume Normal
  5. Should the weather be unstable on the day of the course, Canon Institute of Creative Imaging may have special arrangement according to the enironment and weather of the day of the course. If the class is cancelled due to unstable weather, Canon Institute of Creative Imaging will notify the participants accordingly for the make up class arrangements. Any student who cannot attend the make up lesson is considered as waiving his own attendance.
  6. Canon reserves the right to cancel classes due to extreme weather conditions, special circumstances and insufficient enrollments. If so, participants will be notified of the alternative arrangements.
  7. If participants are found vandalizing school property or that of other students, behaving destructively or hinder the progress of the lesson then Canon will have the right to invalidate participant's status.
  8. Canon reserves the right to make any alterations to the course details when necessary without prior notice.

Special Requirement - Only Customers who buy the following product(s) take this course:

- EOS 1000D Body
- EOS 1000D Lens Kit (with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens)
- EOS 100D Body
- EOS 100D Lens Kit
- EOS 10D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Brown)
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Metallic Grey)
- EOS 1100D with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Lens Kit Set (Red)
- EOS 1200D Lens Kit
- EOS 1300D Lens Kit
- EOS 200D Lens Kit (Black)
- EOS 200D Lens Kit (Silver)
- EOS 200D Lens Kit (White)
- EOS 20D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 20D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 20Da Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 300D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 300D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 300D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 30D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 30D Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 350D (Black) Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 350D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 350D (Silver) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 400D (Black) Digital SLR Camera
- EOS 400D (Black) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 400D (Silver) Digital SLR Camera Kit
- EOS 40D Body
- EOS 40D Lens Kit (with EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens)
- EOS 450D Body
- EOS 450D Lens Kit
- EOS 450D Lens Kit (with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens)
- EOS 500D Body
- EOS 500D Lens Kit
- EOS 50D Body
- EOS 50D Lens Kit
- EOS 550D Body
- EOS 550D Lens Kit
- EOS 5D Body
- EOS 5D Lens Kit (with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens)
- EOS 5D Mark II Body
- EOS 5D Mark II Lens Kit (with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens)
- EOS 5D Mark III Body
- EOS 5D Mark III Lens Kit
- EOS 5D Mark IV Body
- EOS 5D Mark IV Lens Kit
- EOS 5DS BODY
- EOS 5DS R BODY
- EOS 600D Body
- EOS 600D Lens Kit
- EOS 60D Body
- EOS 60D Kit / S18-135 IS
- EOS 60D Lens Kit
- EOS 60Da Body
- EOS 650D Body
- EOS 650D Lens Kit
- EOS 6D Body
- EOS 6D Lens Kit
- EOS 6D Mark II Body
- EOS 6D Mark II Lens Kit
- EOS 700D Body
- EOS 700D Lens Kit
- EOS 70D Body
- EOS 70D Lens Kit
- EOS 750D Body
- EOS 750D Lens Kit
- EOS 760D Body
- EOS 760D Lens Kit
- EOS 77D Body
- EOS 77D Lens Kit
- EOS 7D Body
- EOS 7D Lens Kit
- EOS 7D Mark II Body
- EOS 7D Mark II Lens Kit
- EOS 800D Lens Kit
- EOS 80D BODY
- EOS 80D Lens Kit
- EOS-1D Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark II Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark II N Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1D Mark III Body
- EOS-1D Mark IV Body
- EOS-1D X Body
- EOS-1D X Mark II BODY
- EOS-1Ds Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1Ds Mark II Digital SLR Camera
- EOS-1Ds Mark III Body