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Image: Southbank, 2019, Dylan Gianna Photography.

Melbourne Cityscape Masterclass

Saturday 18 January, 2020

Join Sony Digital Imaging Advocates Andrew J Clarke (WA) and Dylan Giannakopoulos (VIC) for this unique cityscape shooting workshop.

Cityscape photography sits at the cross section of several genres of photography, incorporating aspects of landscape, architecture, urban and even real estate photography. While there are many technical considerations that overlap with these other disciplines, cityscapes present their own unique challenges in terms of composition and visual communication.

This masterclass is structured to allow participants to get exposure to both theoretical and practical elements. To kick off the workshop, Andrew will deliver a short presentation on key cityscape concepts. From there, the hosts will help attendees put the ideas discussed into practice, including assisting with setup, gear, accessories and customising any camera settings. Dylan will then guide the group to several of Melbourne’s best locations for sunset and blue hour shooting.

There will be a range of neutral density (ND) and circular polarising filters (CPL) available to try out in the following filter thread sizes: 40.5mm, 49mm, 55mm, 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, 77mm and 82mm.

7:30-7:45pm - Cityscape presentation
7:45-8:15pm - Setup, camera customisation and first shoot along the Yarra
8:15-9:15pm - Sunset and blue hour shooting at the second location in Docklands
9:15-9:30pm - Wrap up

About Andrew
Andrew J Clarke is an award winning commercial and landscape photographer with a passion for capturing the stunning Australian landscape. When not out shooting, Andrew conducts photo tours in the Perth CBD, workshops in Western Australia's south-west and offers private tutoring in landscape photography and post-production. Andrew is the photography partner of the Western Australian Youth Orchestra, a Sony Digital Imaging Advocate and was a finalist in the 2018 AIPP WA Photographer of the Year awards in the Emerging Photographer category.

About Dylan
Motivated by the vast beauty of the world around him, Melbourne based commercial, travel and landscape photographer Dylan Giannakopoulos has set out to capture all that inspires him. His passion for photography has taken him from the glaciers in New Zealand to the streets of Manhattan. With a desire to share his love and knowledge of photography with others, Dylan is a regular contributor for Australian Photography Magazine and a Sony Digital Imaging Advocate.

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