About

Ascend Workshop is a social photography meet-up session led by professional photographers and creatives with the goal to educate, motivate and inspire passionate photographers and creatives. It is our mission to share the art of story-telling through photography and visual art.

The sessions are designed for photographers who are looking to further their skills and meet new people with the same passion. Basic knowledge of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO is essential to enjoy the workshops.


The Journey:

  1. Attend the workshop

  2. Understand the lesson/theme

  3. Execute the challenges (take lots of photos!)

  4. Receive feedback on-the-spot from pro photographers

  5. Socialise and make new friends

  6. Join us for lunch/dinner (if the weather is good and people are keen)

  7. Go home and edit your photos

  8. Join and share your photos on our Facebook group: Ascend Workshop

  9. Get in-depth critiques from the instructors and members (Warning: We won’t go easy on you!)

  10. Learn from the critiques and book another workshop!

 

 

Upcoming Workshops

35mm Challenge
20.00 35.00

Date: 3rd August 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Central Station
Meeting Point: Central Station, Elizabeth St. Stand E

In this session we will focus on using the famous photographers all-time favourite lens, the 35mm. This lens is considered as the closest focal length to human’s perspective. No wonder why most of the award winning photos were taken with this lens.

The goal is to capture images that tells a story and making the viewer feel like they were with you when you took that photo.

What to bring:

  • Camera with Manual Function

  • 35mm lens (Prime or Zoom lens with 35mm)

  • Fully charged and extra batteries

  • Formatted memory cards

  • Comfy clothing and footwear

* Limited to 20 People Only

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Long Exposure with ND Filters
35.00

Date: 31st August 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Mrs Macquarie’s Chair
Meeting Point: St. George OpenAir Cinema

In this session we will take things a tad slower as we use slow shutter speed to achieve silky smooth motion blur effects on water or any moving objects. Learning the art of Long Exposure photography will definitely give your portfolio a unique appreciation as these type of photos can’t be seen by human eyes.

To be able to achieve Long Exposure shots during daylight, you will have to use ND (Neutral Density) Filters. Check out Nisi Filters or Hoya Filters.

What to bring:

  • Camera with Manual Function

  • Wide angle lens (16mm, 24mm or 35mm)

  • ND Filters – Circular or Square Type (6-stop, 10-stop or 15-stop)

  • Tripod

  • Shutter Release Remote

  • Fully charged and extra batteries

  • Formatted memory cards

  • Comfy clothing and footwear

* Limited to 20 People Only


Quantity:
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