Tuition to grow your photographic passion
WHAT IS THE VITA ACADEMY?
Vita Academy is a collection of tuition sessions that cater for all levels of photographer, from the beginner to the experienced veteran.
The training sessions are separated into 4 areas. "Learn the Ropes", "Sharpen your Skills", "Masterclasses" and "Creative Retreats". Each area caters for different needs and skills of the student. Encompassing the entire training suite is the mentorship program which gives you ongoing, personal mentoring in all aspects of the photography industry.
You will be instructed by experienced, award winning, working professional photographers. Their passion and understanding of photography will not only guide you with practical, hands-on tuition; but will also inspire you to love photography as much as they do.
Start from the beginning or jump into something more your level. The world of photography is an amazing place and we would love to share the passion we have for it with you.
LEARN THE ROPES
The perfect place to start your photography journey.
This is the sandbox. The place where you learn the basics. This full day course will teach you the foundations of photography, the fundamentals of the tools and the art of seeing an image.COST - $345
TOPICS COVERED : Exposure, Aperture, Shutterspeed, ISO, The triangle, Metering, Histogram, General Camera Famil, Lens Famil, Digital Basics, DOF, Composition, Shooting Tips and Tricks and much more.
SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS
A place to sharpen a skill to put in your photography toolbox.
This is the tool room. A place to learn specific skills and make them part of your photographic toolbox. These focused workshops will teach you the techniques and methods for your chosen subject.
COST - 3HR WORKSHOP $395
COURSES INCLUDE : Light Painting, Droplet Art, Smoke Art, Intro to Post Production, More Post Production, Off Camera Flash, Product Photography, Intro to Studio Lighting, More Studio Lighting, Posing your Models, Experimental Portraiture, Natural light Portraiture and much more.
A start to finish hands on tour through a professional shoot.
This is the dress rehearsal. These intensive full day workshops are a guided walk through of a complete professional photo session from concept to image completion.
COST - $995
MASTERCLASS TOPICS : Zombie Apocalypse, The Evil of War, High Fashion Runway, Here Comes the Bride, When I Grow Up, Car Accident, Fashion in the City, Fairies in the Forrest and much more.
This is the ultimate learning environment.
Immerse yourself with like minded photographers on one of our creative retreats. This is the ultimate learning environment. Dedicated photography tours with 24/7 tuition and inspiration. We change your environment and stimulate your senses by guiding you in some of the most picturesque locations both at home in Australia and further abroad.
Your retreat is all inclusive of luxury accomodation, meals, transport and expert tuition by award winning professional photographers. Upcoming trips include The Blue Mountains, Thredbo and Queenstown New Zealand.
You will return with all the tools required to continue your passion for capturing the beauty of your surroundings and have a catalogue of artwork to fill your walls.
COST - Varied depending on location
HIGHLIGHTS : Luxury Accom, Meals included, Sunrise and Sunsets, beautiful landscapes, Glaciers (NZ), Waterfalls, Star trails, Photography Tuition, Post Production Tuition and much more.
A few words from our past students.