To learn how an image is constructed to please the eye and the heart.
Composition. Where to point the camera. From landscapes to table-top. From Noosa to Naples.
To explore Noosa and surrounds. Possible excursions to other parts of Queensland and Australia.
To socialise with like-minded people
To create unique art and earn kudos from one’s peers.
Any camera, big or small. Phone camera to SLR.
Computer and USB stick with knowledge how to use them.
Car or carpool
Young or old.
Preferably able to walk, talk and kneel.
Week one – arrive at The Studio, Men’s Shed Noosa for the introduction and preliminary briefing.
Week two – arrive at designated location, (within an hours drive from Mens Shed), spend an hour and a half photographing at will, lunch at nearby café at reasonable prices.
Week three – arrive at The Studio – which is equipped with large TV monitor or projector. Submit a USB stick with 10 of the best images, watch and listen to constructive, light-hearted, generic comments from John Cook. BYO Lunch.
And repeat two and three.
Xmas party on last class day of the year.
Two weekends away per year. Within a couple of hour’s drive. Affordable self-booked accommodation. Meals at local pubs and café’s.
Day – Thursday at 11am
Shooting Location - 11am meeting – get there 15 minutes early. Lunch at 12.30. Leave at will.
Show and tell at The Studio – 11am meeting, - lunch around 12.30, leave at will.
Possible locations –
Hastings St, Gympie Terrace, Tewantin, Marina, National Park, Sunshine Beach, Perigian, Cooroy, Pomona, Kin Kin, Eumundi, Eumundi Market, Farmers market, Sunshine Plaza.
Any affordable tourist attraction from the Australian Zoo to the Aircraft Museum.
Any public facility from the cemetery to the tip.
Possible weekends away – Maryborough, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Hervey Bay, Gympie,
With a sense of adventure and a desire to see the world through a new dimension. Create, laugh, learn.