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Camera Club!

 artKids Camera Club!

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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

Class times

Class times Camera Club

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

$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!

About the Photographer: Akka Ballenger-Constantin

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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.

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