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Camera Club!

 artKids Camera Club!

Our world is more visual than ever before and our children are increasingly wanting to participate in it through their creativity. Our Junior Photography Course is a great introduction to basic photography in a real-world situation.

 

The 1.5 hour sessions will include a brief theory component followed by a photo-walk where participants will apply the principles they have learned. Course participants will cover both technical aspects:

  • Introduction to the digital camera and equipment.

  • Mastering camera settings such as shutter speed and capturing movement in various ways

  • Aperture and controlling depth of field

  • Accurate and creative exposure techniques

  • Working with flash

 

And creative aspects:

  • Composition, framing of images, etc

  • Contrast, patterns, textures and shapes, repetition

  • Colour vs Black and White

 

Who: This course is suitable for children 8 and above. Parents are also encouraged to join the class and participate with their children.
 

Where: North Canberra Baptist Hall, Turner for initial sessions then walks in the local area.
 

Time: 9.30 - 11.00 am
 

Cost:
$35/session over 7 week period ($245 incl GST).
If parent and child sign up, child comes at $30/session ($455 both)

 

Dates: Starts Saturday 18 May through to 29 June

Book your place in Camera Club now!

Class times

About the Photographer: Akka Ballenger-Constantin

Akka has been interested in photography since her father gave her a camera at the age of 6. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Media and Communications Industry, with particular emphasis on Visual Arts, photography and portraiture.

  • Awarded “Artist in Residence” by Playing Field Studios Inc, for meaningful storytelling & portraiture

  • Featured Photographer Visit Canberra

  • Awarded “Highly Commended” and ‘Finalist” distinctions from Clique Photos (Fairfax Media)

  • Akka has been published by local, national and international magazines such as: the American Magazine National Geographic in the “Daily Dozen” section, Woroni Magazine (ANU), Not Very Quiet poetry journal, be:longing magazine, Jalmurra magazine and by the digital platform Dark Roasted Blend

  • Featured Artist profile in the well-known local art publication BMA Magazine.

Specialising in after school art and lunch-time drawing workshops for Canberra primary school children.