Alternative Processes: Tintypes

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Alternative Processes ‘Tintypes’ In a time when the immediacy of digital photography has created a flood of expendable images, many artists have chosen to turn to traditional image making techniques. In this one day workshop, students will learn the history and basic practice of the 19th Century tintype process. In this hands-on class, […]

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Large Format Photography

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Large Format Photography When: Saturday 17 Sept 2016 10am – 4.30pm Facilitated by: Christopher Houghton Chris’ work with photography is an exploration of Place and an attempt to create works of presence that acknowledge the latent and visceral energy of nature.  He works with marks in the landscape embedding my practice in the […]

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Alternative Process: Ambrotypes

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Alternative Process ‘Ambrotypes’ Date: Sunday 25 Sept 2016 10am – 4.30pm Facilitated by: Andrew Dearman Location: The Tintype Traveller (caravan) – based at Sauerbier House, Port Noarlunga SA Who is this for?: This workshop is suitable for intermediate to advanced photographers. It’s an ideal workshop to do after the Large Format Photography workshop […]

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Light Tableaux: Light Painting Still Life

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Light Tableaux / Light Painting Still Life Date: Sunday 11 Sept 2016 11am – 3pm Facilitated by: Peter Solness Since 2010 Peter has taught light painting skills to well over 1,000 people. Peter is regarded as a pioneer in the art of light painting. His innovative and passionate approach has seen his work […]

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Welcome Peter Barnes

We are thrilled to announce that the celebrated architectural photographer Peter Barnes has just moved in. Peter is a highly accomplished commercial photographer specialising in architectural, industrial and landscape photography. With a strong interest in architecture and good design he is in his element photographing new buildings. “If I can help clients communicate the quality […]

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Timelapse Photography

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Timelapse Photography About: A 2-day intensive covering all aspects of planning, shooting, sequencing, editing and exporting a high quality timelapse piece, with a special emphasis on capturing the “holy grail” of timelapse captures; the day/night transition through sunset or sunrise. When: Saturday 3 September and Sunday 4 September 2016 (intensive 2 days). Day […]

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Sculpting With Light: Landscape Light Painting & Post Production

SHIMMER WORKSHOP: Sculpting with Light / Landscape Light Painting & Post Production When: Saturday 10 Sept 2016 2pm – 9.30pm Facilitated by: Peter Solness Since 2010 Peter has taught light painting skills to well over 1,000 people. Peter is regarded as a pioneer in the art of light painting. His innovative and passionate approach has […]

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Portable Flash Intensive Workshop

PORTABLE FLASH WORKSHOP – 2 Day Flash Intensive Day 1: Learn to understand and use your flash in this one-day hands-on intensive workshop Using flash effectively requires a solid understanding of flash principles like synchronization, exposure and quality controls. Use this session to get comfortable with your flash and practice using it both on and […]

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Preparing for a Studio Shoot

Some Tips on Preparing for a Studio Shoot In an ideal world each of your photographic jobs should be meticulously planned. Locations should be scouted, lighting conditions anticipated, shot lists drafted, equipment serviced and cleaned, clients quizzed in detail, and contingencies put in place. However in the real world photographers can rarely justify the time […]

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Improved Studio Spaces

As with our other rentable spaces, we’ve been spending time improving the main studio with an improved ceiling lighting track and permanently installed cinematic backgrounds. We’ve also improved the back studio (suitable for messy or alternate shooting). Reviving the Back Studio by Sam Oster Late last year I was working on a TV Series that had […]

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