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Make that happy snap, really snap
Nikon is still doing wonderful photography training, even in the self-isolation days. So admit it, you are bored and you have not touched your camera for years. We have become phone snappers! Well, take this time to rebuild your skills and improve your photographic pizazz.

And guess what, it is National Photo Month. So throughout May, Nikon School has launched online. And they are offering a range of online classes to inspire photographers to get creative. All levels of photographers, from aspiring to seasoned pros, have the chance to upskill from the comfort of their own home.

This is your chance to spend time teaching your children the art of photography, reskill and find new work in the photography world, or just create a stunning photo as art for your wall.

Head for the beach of stunning photos
Head for the beach of stunning photos

To celebrate National Photo Month and the launch, you may also be interested in the below top tips available from leading Nikon School lecturers.

Surf photographers can tune into 2019 Surf Photo of the Year winner, Stu Gibson's session to learn how he captured the award-winning shot.

Josh Beames will appeal to landscape photographers wanting to master perspectives and post-editing.

While Heesoo Sung's session will inspire the stargazers with his introduction to capturing star trails. Please see a detailed list below for Nikon's offerings.

See below for all the details and sign up before these wonderful options are glimmers of light gone. You must signup with Eventbrite, so follow these links and start taking inspiring shots for your walls and friends.

Gazelles tangle at Werribee Zoo
Gazelles tangle at Werribee Zoo

Chasing Perspectives with Josh Beames
Date: Thursday, 07 May 2020, 5.30pm 6.30pm
Description: Be inspired by Nikon School Lecturer and Landscape Photographer, Josh Beames with our online, interactive workshop covering some of his most iconic images, the new Nikon D780, workflow, various techniques and post-production.

Fashion Photography with Stef King
Date: Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 6.30pm 7.30pm
Description: Join multi-award-winning fashion photographer, Stef King for an online, interactive workshop on portrait photography. Stef's feminine and natural style of photography comes from the approach that every subject has a spark. In this one-hour interactive course, get an exclusive insight into the world of portrait and fashion photography, as Stef talks through her workflow and the inspiration behind her recent project, 'Botanical' which she produced as part of Nikon Presents: Evolve earlier this year.

Lighting and pose are crucial
Lighting and pose are crucial

Angles in photos can make a photo
Angles in photos can make a photo

Understanding Star Trail Photography with Heesoo Chung
Date: Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 5.30pm 6.30pm
Description: Join Nikon School Lecturer and landscape photographer, Heesoo Chung for an online, interactive workshop covering star trail photography. Learn from Heesoo as he takes you through his workflow and passion for capturing these shots. This one-hour practical workshop will provide you with an understanding for the necessary steps involved in star trail photography, from the initial planning stage, to setting up your camera and the final post-processing process.

Introduction to Abstract Photography with Mieke Boynton
Date: Thursday, 14 May 2020, 5.30pm 6.30pm
Description: Join award-winning abstract aerial photographer Mieke Boynton for an online, interactive workshop and be inspired to take some super creative shots in and around your home, with the camera and lenses you already own! Learn about settings, equipment, light and composition. We'll explore some great ideas for creative abstract photography using items readily available in your local supermarket. We'll look at lens choice, camera settings, lighting, and backgrounds.

Behind the lens: Surf Photographer, Stu Gibson
Date: Wednesday, 20 May, 5.30pm 6.30pm
Description: Join internationally recognised photographer and winner of the 2019 Nikon Surf Photographer of the Year Award, Stu Gibson for an online workshop on his career in the industry. Hear from Stu as he discusses how he got started, covers what's in his gear bag and shares stories behind capturing some of the biggest breaks in Australia and around the world.

Make your happy snaps explode with vibrancy, take an online course today.

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