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Why Choose A Private Lesson?
If you are looking to improve your photography or photoshop skills, then maybe one of Danny Irvine’s 1-on-1 Landscape Photography, Aerial Photography or Photoshop Lessons is for you. When Danny was starting out he found that learning from books or attending workshops with large groups was not the best way for him. What he did find was that when he got some 1-on-1 help it really made a difference. All of the attention was on him and all of the lessons were focussed on what he needed to learn. If this sounds like you, just pick which program suits you and hit the ‘Book Your Place Now’ button to get started.
Location Of Lessons
Landscape photography can be an amazingly satisfying way to spend your time. Capturing a beautiful beach scene or an epic mountain range can give you a real sense of adventure. Being able to capture the best photo possible is what we chase as photographers and booking a lesson with Danny will get you a few steps closer to being able to do that. We have some of Australia’s most beautiful coastline right here in my hometown. There is no way that we can’t capture some amazing photos together.
Aerial photography is magical in my opinion. The experience of being up above everyone and seeing things from an entirely new perspective gets me all excited. Depending on your style of shooting, you can create some really beautiful abstract images. The first step is getting up there and making sure that you have everything set and ready to go. Helicopters are not cheap so you want to make the most of it when you get up there. Theis aerial photography lesson will do just that. We’ll spend some time making sure you gear is set up right and then we’ll get the doors of the chopper and get up there.
Capturing the photo is really on the first part of the equation. If you truly want your photos to be amazing you will need to learn how to use some sort of post-production software to help you do that. Post-production is the darkroom of the digital age. Ansel Adams was a master in the darkroom and you must be a master of post-production. I chose Photoshop as I believe it is more powerful than the many other software’s that are available today. I will take you through my process step by step so you can see how it all works. You will leave with a great understanding of how to process your own image to make them sing.
Common Questions About Private Lessons
Where Are The Lessons Run?
- Danny on the Central Coast of NSW and the majority of his private lessons are run locally. If you are located elsewhere in the country or the world for that matter, you can book Danny to come to you. There will be additional costs involved to cover extra time and travel costs. You can get a customised quote by sending us a message HERE.
What Gear Do I Need?
Depending on which type of lesson you book will determine what equipment you need. here is a list of what is usually needed
- DSLR Camer with Lens/Lenses
- Good quality camera strap for Aerial Lessons
- Laptop with Photoshop installed
- Spare batteries, there will be long days
- A sturdy tripod
- Remote shutter release
- Filters if you have them (Polariser/Graduate/ND)
- Wet weather gear, compact umbrella and camera hood
- A great attitude
What Clothing Should I Bring?
Type of clothing is totally dependant on the weather. Obviously, for Photoshop the lessons will be indoors which is a no-brainer. For the Aerial lessons its wise to wear warm clothes as it can be cold in the air at any time of the year. As for Landscape lessons, it will all depend on the location and time of year.
What Happens If I Need To Cancel My Booking?
At the time of booking, you will need to pay a 50% deposit to hold your place. If you have to cancel for any reason, you will be given the opportunity to re-book a more suitable time. If you cancel within 2 weeks of the booking and don’t want to rebook, you will forfeit your deposit.
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Private Lesson Prices
You can see on the pricing graph the cost for each type of private lesson. No matter which lesson you choose, you will get my undivided attention in order to help you get as much out of the lesson as you can. The aim of the lesson is to help you become a better photographer. Here are the Key objectives that we will focus on.
Camera Gear & Set Up
Exposure, Camera Setting And The Histogram
Composition Is Key
Aerial Set Up
What Our Customers Are Saying
Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!
“Hi Danny, I wanted to say a big thank you for the Photoshop Course. I was really impressed with the setup and thought the whole weekend was loads of fun. I learned heaps and it’s nice to understand Layers finally. Now I just need to find the patience to put it all into practice, as I have used Lightroom for so long, so the transition to PS will slow me down a lot. I know it will be wort it with practice”.
“Hey Danny, I’m just sending you a big thumbs up for your Landscape workshop. What a weekend. I was really happy with how the whole thing was put together. I learned so much and so good to finally get my head around the whole exposure thing with f/stops and so on. All I have to do now is put it all into practice. I’m already looking forward to doing your next Photoshop Workshop”.
“Thanks Danny for your awesome 2-day photoshop workshop, you are a great teacher, the content was excellent too and I’ve come away feeling confident about using Photoshop and can’t wait to put what you’ve taught me into practice. I absolutely loved spending time with someone that truly loves photography. Keep doing what you do, you’re a natural talent.”
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