june, 2023

26jun(jun 26)9:00 am30(jun 30)4:00 pmRussell ShakespearePortrait and Documentary Photography9:00 am - 4:00 pm (30) Book Now

Event Details

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Estimated Materials Cost: $0, bring your own camera and laptop (with Photoshop on it)

Workshop Outline

This intermediate/advanced level workshop with professional photographer and Leica Australia ambassador Russell Shakespeare, provides an insight into the life of a professional working photographer, with tips on how to make a living as a photographer as well as developing long term personal photography projects. You’ll learn how to photograph people
for publication, documentary style – on site and in a studio, specifically, how to plan and prepare for a photoshoot, studio lighting on location, and in the studio, how to document research trips, how to up your post production game and self-publish.

Russell Shakespeare is a Photographer working in digital and analogue, based on the Gold Coast. His work has been published in many national magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, Qantas Magazine, Gourmet Traveller, The Deal, Q Weekend, The Good Weekend, Time, Australian Traveller, Financial Review and The Weekend Australian magazine, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and in books by, among others, The Magnum Foundation, Australian Geographic, The Museum of Brisbane and The Tim Fairfax Family Foundation.

Awards include The Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize (four times Finalist, 2007-2014), Black and White Photographer of the Year (Documentary, Finalist, 2015), National Photographic Portrait Prize (two times Finalist, 2020,2011), Olive Cotton Exhibition (six times Finalist, 2006- 2021) and Walkley Award for Journalism (best news photograph, 1995). Works in collections include the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, Redcliffe Art Gallery and The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.


9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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