What's on at Cog Creative

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Studio Lighting

With Sam Oster


Tuesdays | 6-9pm

13, 20, 27 Feb & 5, 12 March 2024

Learn how to use lighting in the studio to create controlled, sophisticated and well-crafted studio portraits. Pick your session to target what you need to boost your experience or confidence in the studio! 

The series starts on Tuesday Feb 13th and continues on Tuesdays until March 12th. 

Pick the session/s that suit you, or commit to 5 weeks of fun in the studio and save a cool $100!

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Daylight studio examples


Daylight Studio Portrait Workshop

Thursday Feb 29 :: 10am - 2pm

Friday March 8 :: 10am - 2pm

$200 + GST

Learn how to use natural window light and control form & contrast for gorgeous portraits in Cog's Daylight Studio.

  • Lighting Ratios
  • Lighting Styles
  • Accessories
  • Directing the subject
  • Posing the subject
  • Composition
  • Camera Settings

Workshop Tutor :: Sam Oster

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Lightroom Screenshot


Lightroom Classic | 2-day Masterclass

March 21 & 22 2024 | $600 + GST

Learn how to use Lightroom to confidently manage, archive, edit & share your digital images. This workshop is aimed at emerging and professional photographers - BYO laptop with Lightroom Classic pre-downloaded.

  • Library Module IN DEPTH
  • Importing Images - Workflow
  • Keywording & Metadata
  • Viewing, culling & rating images
  • Developing Raw Files
  • Exporting various formats & sizes
  • Overview of Map, Book, Slideshow, Print & Web modules

Workshop Tutor :: Sam Oster

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To Do Tuesdays

Every Tuesday in April | $20

Pull up a desk in our peaceful coworking room, next to Cog's Resident Creative Business Mentor Meg Drechsler.

This is your time to work ON your business, with support from Meg to find focus, prioritise, and smash out the to-dos that will move your business forward.

Simply book a coworking desk on a Tuesday in February, and Get 30 mins with Meg for free :)

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Past Events

SALA 2023

Cog Collective Exhibition | Open Studio

4 - 25 August | Opening Night 5.30 - 9pm 4 August | FREE! 

Drop into Cog Creative Space during SALA. Opening Night 4 August 5.30 -9pm.

Features works by Cog Collective Photographic Artists Ben Liew, Asher Milgate, Samuel Graves and Sam Oster.

Open Studio 10am-3pm Monday-Friday throughout SALA.

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SALA 2023

Artist Talk | Ben Liew

Friday 11 August 2023 | 5.30pm | FREE!

About Ben Liew

We acknowledge the Kaurna People as the traditional custodians of the land on which Cog Creative Space stands. Sovereignty has never been ceded. The land on which we meet to work, create, and learn, always was and always will be Aboriginal Land.