Digital Workflows

Qualified Educator

Craig Wetjen is a fully qualified educator in all aspects of photography and digital workflows. With 24 years of teaching Adobe Photoshop and 8 years in educating the digital asset management with Adobe Lightroom you can be assured to walk away with confidence in utilising these tools. Craig has the most recent training qualification with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and teaches across 3 different major Universities in Melbourne in the areas of digital workflow and asset management.

Beginners intro to photography

Healesville Sanctuary

4 hour workshop

The fee includes hands on training and workshop notes for your introduction to photography entry in to the park. Your first 45 minutes will cover some of the basic theory of photograph and your cameras setting in a round table discussion and hands on approach in setting up your camera to get the most out of the workshop.

WHATS COVERED:

  • Exposures (ISO’s, Apertures & Shutter speeds)
  • Apertures and Depth of Field
  • ISO’s and Shutter Speeds (motion and camera shake)
  • How to hold your camera
  • Composition (framing your image)
  • Interpreting the cameras light meter.
  • Seeing light
  • Having fun

Ideal for

Those enthusiasts photography beginners wanting more from their photos.

MEETING POINT: Healesville Sanctuary car park

CLASS SIZE: Limited to 6 Participants

TIME: 9am to 1:00pm (4 hours)

WHAT TO BRING:  Your camera ( DSLR or Mirrorless) memory cards a fully charged camera battery, water and a thirst to learn photography. Closed toed shoes and appropriate clothing

INCLUDES: Class notes

COST: $195.00 includes entry into Healesville Sanctuary

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Beginners intro to photography

Cranbourne Botanic Gardens

4 hour workshop

The fee includes hands on training and workshop notes for your introduction to photography entry in to the park. Your first 45 minutes will cover some of the basic theory of photograph and your cameras setting in a round table discussion and hands on approach in setting up your camera to get the most out of the workshop.

WHATS COVERED:

  • Exposures (ISO’s, Apertures & Shutter speeds)
  • Apertures and Depth of Field
  • ISO’s and Shutter Speeds (motion and camera shake)
  • How to hold your camera
  • Composition (framing your image)
  • Interpreting the cameras light meter.
  • Seeing light
  • Having fun

Ideal for

Those enthusiasts photography beginners wanting more from their photos.

MEETING POINT: Cranbourne Botanic Gardens cafe

CLASS SIZE: Limited to 6 Participants

TIME: 9am to 1:00pm (4 hours)

WHAT TO BRING:  Your camera ( DSLR or Mirrorless) memory cards a fully charged camera battery, water and a thirst to learn photography. Closed toed shoes and appropriate clothing

INCLUDES: Class notes

COST: $195.00 includes lunch

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One on One Photography for beginners

7 hour workshop

The fee includes hands on training and workshop notes for your introduction to photography.

WHATS COVERED:

  • Exposures (ISO’s, Apertures & Shutter speeds)
  • Apertures and Depth of Field
  • ISO’s and Shutter Speeds (motion and camera shake)
  • How to hold your camera
  • Composition (framing your image)
  • Interpreting the cameras light meter.
  • Seeing light
  • Having fun

Ideal for

Those enthusiasts photography beginners wanting more from their photos.

MEETING POINT: Cranbourne Botanic Gardens cafe

CLASS SIZE: 1 on 1

TIME: 9am to 4:30pm (7 hours) including lunch break

WHAT TO BRING:  Your camera ( DSLR or Mirrorless) memory cards a fully charged camera battery, water and a thirst to learn photography. Closed toed shoes and appropriate clothing

INCLUDES: Class notes coffee and tea and lunch

COST: $495.00

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One on One Flash (with speedlights) Photography for beginners

4 hour workshop

The fee includes hands on training and workshop notes for your introduction to flash photography.

WHATS COVERED:

  • Exposures understanding (ISO’s, Apertures & Shutter speeds) for flash photography
  • TTL flash with your on camera flash and flash compensation
  • Balancing natural light with flash
  • Shaping light with reflectors and diffusers utilising on camera flash
  • Having fun

Ideal for

Beginner and intermediate photography lovers wanting more from their photos when utilising on camera flash.

MEETING POINT: Craig’s studio

CLASS SIZE: Limited to 6 participants

TIME: 9:30am to 1:30pm (4 hours)

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Digital SLR or Mirrorless Camera and memory card
  • Spare memory card
  • Spare batteries for your camera and Flash
  • USB or portable hard drive for storage of images
  • Flash
  • Reflector (if you have one)
  • Piece of white cardboard approximately 5 inches x 7 inches in size (A5)
  • A strong rubber band or two
  • Good shoes (no thongs!)
  • Wet weather gear (just in case!)
  • Notebook, pens etc.

INCLUDES: Class notes

COST: $295.00

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Off Camera Flash (speedlights) Photography for beginner and intermediate photographers

4 hour workshop

The fee includes hands on training and workshop notes for your introduction to flash photography.

WHATS COVERED:

  • Exposures understanding (ISO’s, Apertures & Shutter speeds) for flash photography
  • TTL flash with your off camera flash and flash compensation
  • Shaping light with reflectors and diffusers utilising on camera flash
  • Having fun

Ideal for

Beginner and intermediate  photography lovers wanting more from their photos when utilising flash off camera

MEETING POINT: Craig’s studio

CLASS SIZE: Limited to 6 participants

TIME: 9:30am to 1:30pm (4 hours)

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Digital SLR or Mirrorless Camera and memory card
  • Spare memory card
  • Spare batteries for your camera and Flash
  • USB or portable hard drive for storage of images
  • Flash
  • Flash triggers for off camera flash photography
  • Reflector (if you have one)
  • Piece of white cardboard approximately 5 inches x 7 inches in size (A5)
  • A strong rubber band or two
  • Good shoes (no thongs!)
  • Wet weather gear (just in case!)
  • Notebook, pens etc.

INCLUDES: Class notes

COST: $295.00

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Environmental Portraits

This workshop provides an opportunity to practice new creative camera skills whilst on location. Personalised, one on one attention in a small and relaxed environment, challenging yourself and learning.

This 4 hour workshop is packed with real-world techniques and exercises to introduce you to some of the professional lighting skills with incorporating available light (ambient) with off camera flash.

Approach to the environment

  • Approaches to posing
  • Off camera lighting techniques
  • Light metering
  • Colour temperature selection
  • Camera settings and tripod usage
  • Natural lighting techniques and balancing with flash
  • Off camera flash techniques

Join me in a 4 hour session of fun and relaxed approach to lighting a portrait.

Ideal for

Intermediate to advanced photographers

Cost

$395

What to bring:

Camera, lenses, tripod, any flash equipment (including remote triggers), wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear.

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