Photography with Colin Beard

Transform your digital photographs from everyday pictures into magical statements.

Taking photographs is easy.
Creating fascinating and powerful images of the world around us is more difficult.

– learn to play creatively with light
– discover beautifully eloquent compositions and camera angles
– create photographs that demand to be seen.

Mid-week overnight – The Art of Photography

Date(s):  17-18 May 2017 (1 1/2 day workshop / 1 nights)
Cost:  $329 (Earlybird price $299)
Includes nine hours tuition and picture review with Colin as well as dinner, bed and breakfast for overnight night Wednesday and lunch on Thursday.  Start 1pm Wednesday ends 4pm Thursday.
Level:  All levels

Indulgent weekend – The Art of Photography

Date(s):  27-29 October 2017 (1 1/2 day workshop / 2 nights)
Cost:  $449 (Earlybird price $399)
Includes nine hours tuition and picture review with Colin as well as dinner, bed and breakfast for two nights from Friday evening to Sunday mid-day. Lunch on Saturday as well as morning and afternoon teas are included.
Level:  All levels

COLIN Beard – Photographer

Colin Beard has worked in many fields of photography; always at the highest level.  He is now living in the Mary Valley and while he continues to make photographs he is focusing on teaching.

Colin began photography in the mid sixties as a founding member of Australia’s first Rock’n Roll Magazine, ‘Go-Set’ and subsequently worked in UK and USA.

For many years he has been one of Australia’s most prominent Fashion and Advertising Photographers, working on many major national and international accounts for which he earned many photography awards world-wide.  He freelanced extensively for numerous leading fashion magazines ‘Vogue’, ‘Dolly’, ‘Cleo’, ‘Pol’.etc. producing numerous covers and fashion spreads.

He began teaching in 1977 as a founding member of the staff of ‘The Sydney College of the Arts’ where he designed and introduced undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Photography and in Design.  He later joined the staff of the Design Faculty of The University of Technology, Sydney, again introducing many new courses in Photography. At UTS he was instrumental in the development of the digital photography studios and in the conversion of the design programme to digital technology.

He has several book projects ready for publication with T&G Publishing – ‘Sulle Tracce di San Francesco’; following the footsteps of Francis of Assisi in photographs and text – Rock’n’Roll Odyssey; a journey through the popular music of England and USA in 1967(photos and text) – ‘Landscape, Culture and Myth in The Yorkshire Dales’; an intimate look at the fading mono-agricultural communities in a small region in the north of England (Photographs and text).

In recent years, Colin relocated to the Queensland and is now based based in Imibl.

 All programmes include 9  hours of workshop sessions.Limited numbers for each workshop and minimum number of participants are required

More information and FAQs for workshops at Amamoor Lodge 

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Location: Amamoor Lodge, 368 Kandanga Amamoor Rd, Amamoor, Qld

Bookings or inquiries by email [email protected] or phone 07 5484 3500 / 0405 105 702