The Photography of Things Intensive
The Photography of Things Intensive The Photography of Things Intensive
The Photography of Things Intensive

Simone Rosenbauer


This course runs over two Saturdays

The Photography of Things is a new course testing the boundaries of still life photography. Tutor Simone Rosenbauer challenges students to experiment with object-centred photography by developing your own visual language. 

Through demonstrations and photo-shoots participants will be introduced to working with typologies, vanitas and in situ. Utilising both artificial and available light, this course builds on participants existing knowledge of light to playfully explore approaches to photographing unique and mundane objects.

Lectures will introduce participants to a variety of historical and contemporary images to help illustrate a variety of approaches, compositions and styles. The first class you'll be given a practical task, the results of which will be reviewed in the following class.


Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Introduction to Lighting, or relevant experience.
  • Bring your own SLR, DSLR or Mirrorless (MILC) camera (charged batteries and memory card). If you are unsure please search your camera brand and model for clarification.
  • Note book and pen
  • Please bring three similar objects to photograph in order to build a series of images.



Lighting Studio
Building 1
National Art School
Forbes St & Burton St
Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

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Images courtesy and © Simone Rosenbauer.