Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course
“Urban Exploration”

Discover The Symphony of Light and Shadow

Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course Introduction

Our Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course is specifically designed to strengthen the basic photography points covered in our 4 Sessions Basic Photography Course, allowing you to have a thorough understanding of the essentials of making marvelous pictures. Contrary to popular belief, creativity is not a talent given to a select few. It is a process and a set of learnable skills. Creative thinking often starts with different thinking. There are ways you can purposefully open your mind to a new perspective to see if it changes the way you think about and approach composition in photography.

Hence, in photography, the power of imagination brings the difference between photographers. The equipment used might be similar, however, thoughts on the creation of the picture in similar conditions by different photographers will get forth different creative results. Creative expertise is all about combining modern theory with relevant functional abilities.

To create an aspiring picture requires your power of imagination, eye for photography even to the slightest details, continuous practice, knowledge of camera functions, and photography know-how. No amount of words can compete with the power of a creatively taken picture and no photographer can capture a picture without using their imagination.

Our 5 Sessions Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course will equip you with a great variety of useful photography techniques suitable to be applied in real-world situations with full hands-on experiences in practical, at some of the most popular photography locations in Singapore.

Upon completing our 5 Sessions Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course, Urban Exploration, be sure that you will be able to handle most of the different photography situations you might encounter in the near future.

Join the photography course now with Pictorial’s Founder Keith Low  on an exclusive photography journey with  5 Sessions Intermediate Photography Course, Urban Exploration at Streets of Chinatown, Buddha Tooth Relic Museum, Merlion Park, Pulau Ubin & Haw Par Villa 

Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course Outline

Street Photography At Chinatown (Practical)

  • Develop a street photographer’s eye and learn how to spot a photo opportunity in an everyday street scene
  • Learn and apply the technical aspects of street photography; Lens, Camera, Settings, Composition & Exposure
  • Learn how manual (zone) focusing can make you more effective as a street photographer
  • Using black & white effectively in street style
  • Introduction to Blind Shooting
  • Understand the elements of creating a great street image

Buddha Tooth Relic Museum (Indoor Practical)

  • Critical pre-settings for indoor photography
  • The differences between incident vs reflected light
  • Recommended low-light settings
  • Further White Balance understanding
  • Unique settings to gain creative indoor results
  • Using exposure differences to complement monotone

Landscape Photography From Merlion Park – Esplanade (Practical)

  • Creating a surreal  landscape
  • Understanding lenses filters ND, ND Grad, and circular polarizer and it’s applications
  • Using slow shutter effect for creative results
  • Application of white balance to create interesting results
  • Correct usage of DRO/Active D-Lighting & HDR
  • Further awareness of light stops calculation

Travel Photography At Pulau Ubin Island (Practical)

  • Theme Selection
  • Recommended Focal Length & Aperture For Better Photographic Result
  • Creating Foreground & Its Application
  • Overcoming Backlight & Better Lighting Consistency
  • Creating A Better Composition
  • Q & A

Black & White Photography At Haw Par Villa (Practical)

  • Subjects to look out for a better Black & White expression
    Understanding Black & White in getting rid of color confusion
  • Recognizing essential elements in creating a good black & white picture
  • Knowing Black & White Filters Application
  • Controlling Highlight & Shadow
  • Expression of High key & low key pictures
  • Contrast vs gradients
  • Making a compelling black & white picture through high ISO

Intermediate & Advanced Photography Course Details

Key Areas Of Photography Covered

Street Photography, IndoorPhotography, Black & White Photography, Landscape Photography & Travel Photography

No. of Sessions

5 Outdoor Practical Sessions

Course Schedule

  • 1st Session – Chinatown Street, 2Hrs (Practical)

( Conducted Daily at 11 am (Weekdays) / 2 pm (Weekends)

 

  • 2nd Session – Buddha Tooth Relic Museum, 2Hrs (Practical)

( Conducted Daily at 11 am (Weekdays) / 2 pm (Weekends)

 

  • 3rd Session – Merlion Park – Esplanade, 2Hrs (Practical)

( Conducted Daily at 11 am (Weekdays) / 2 pm (Weekends )

 

  • 4th Session – Pulau Ubin, 3Hrs (Practical)

( Conducted Daily at 11 am (Weekdays) / 2 pm (Weekends)

 

  • 5th Session – Haw Par Villa, 2Hrs (Practical)

( Conducted Daily at 11 am (Weekdays) / 2 pm (Weekends)

 

  • ( All 1 on 1 session are Conducted Daily at Flexible Hours 10 am – 9 pm)

 

Please visit HTTPS://www.Pictorial.com.sg/registration for further information on the current available schedule for each session.

Misc. Information

  • All Photography Tips Covered In Sessions Provided via WhatsApp
  • Full Flexibility On Re-Scheduling, When You Need To Travel or Due To Personal Commitments
  • Mandarin Speaking Available For 1-1 Mentoring
  • Certificate Of Completion.

Course Fees

Join Our Group Class (4 Pax Maximum Class Size) – $380/Participant For 5 Sessions

 

Private 1-1 (Date/Time Flexibility/Focus On Individual Learning & Camera Understanding) – $700 For 5 Sessions, Bring Another Friend For $350

 

Suitable For

  • Experienced Beginners Who Wish To Achieve Better/Creative Composition & Advanced Camera Understanding

Course Requirement

  • All Brands of Mirrorless/DSLR/High-End Compact Camera
  • Tripod

Equipment Loan Available: Nikon Z6 ($35/Session) / Nikon D3500 ($20/Session) / Fujifilm Xt-20 ($25/Session) / Tripod ($15/Session) (Request Can Be Done In The Registration Form)

 

Tripod Purchase Available: Tripod Priced At $159/-

We offer to purchase on behalf of our participant a tripod that is certified by our photography mentor. Your mentor will bring the tripod to the night photography session and show you the steps of using it. (Request Can Be Done In The Registration Form)

 

General specification of tripod

  • 205cm when fully extended
  • 44cm when fully retracted
  • 1.7kg in weight
  • Support up to 15kg
  • One tripod leg could be detached to use as a monopod
  • Ballhead with quick release plate
  • Comes with cushioned tripod bag
  • 6 months warranty from manufacturing defects with 1-1 exchange (Excluding any wear and tear)
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