Incubator workshops 2021

The Incubator presents its 2021 program with the second round of workshops that cover a broad range of topics for beginners and more advanced photographic practitioners, in a COVID safe environment.

Darkroom Techniques and AnalogUE Photography

These personalised workshops introduce you to the fascinating world of analogue photography.

Individually designed for one or two people, they will be tailored towards your specific skill level and interest. We offer an introductory session for beginners, at a special price.

Dates and content are finalized after individual consultation. 

Possible topics may include:

  • Introduction into the B/W darkroom
  • B/W film processing
  • B/W analog printing
  • Using a film camera
  • Photograms, and more. 

Should you wish to continue with your analog education, ongoing further advanced workshops for one or two people are tailored specifically towards your individual requirements.

Dates and content for these workshops are finalized after a consultation.

Our tutors are internationally recognized practitioners and experienced educators who have taught photography at all levels from community workshops to university degrees.

Please direct your enquiry to: admin@qcfp.com.au or phone 0432798820

Introductory sessions (3 hours):

One participant $280 excl. GST 

Two participants $220 p/p, excl.GST 

Advanced Individual Tuition (3 hours): 

One participant $350 excl. GST 

Two participants $280 p/p, excl.GST 

Dates: 

Individual bookings as suited

Materials: 

All basic materials for the workshops are supplied, additional film, paper, and chemistry are available for purchase.

Location: 

The Centre, 6 Maud Street, Newstead, Ph 0432 798 820

Tutors:

Renata Buziak PhD

Joachim Froese PhD

Shehab Uddin PhD

Basic Techniques in Photography

Suitable for beginners this step-by-step workshop takes you through the use of digital cameras, covering basic photographic techniques and image composition.

Topics introduced will include

  • focus
  • shutter speed
  • aperture
  • ISO
  • exposure
  • depth of field
  • white balance

In the image composition discussion, you will get tips on:

  • framing
  • cropping
  • the rule of thirds
  • separation of foreground and background.

This workshop includes practical activities and a review of images taken during the workshop.

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4.

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

April 17, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Date:

June 20, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Location:

The Centre, 6 Maud Street, Newstead, Ph 0432 798 820

Requirements:

No previous photography skills required. 

You will need to bring a digital camera with your choice of lens,

card, and fully charged battery.

Tutor:

Shehab Uddin, PhD

Shehab Uddin is a visual artist, educator, and documentary photographer from Bangladesh who completed his Doctor of Visual Arts at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University in 2017. His key interests lie in socio-political documentation which he translates into highly emotive visual stories. Shehab has worked as a leading photographer for Drik photo agency and Daily Sangbad, the oldest newspaper in Bangladesh, as well as several corporate and non-profit organizations. His work has been exhibited around the world and won numerous awards, including the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, Alexia Foundation Professional Grant, All Roads (HM) National Geographic, WHO, and Asahi Shimbun. Shehab’s images have been published regularly in major international news magazines including The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Time Journal of Photography, The Politiken, The Guardian, Times Daily, New Internationalist, and Nepali Times. His work is held in the collections of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan), State Library of Queensland (Australia), Dhaka Nagar Jadughar (Dhaka City Museum), and Liberation War Museum (Bangladesh). In 2005 Shehab was named a Panos Media Fellow and he has taught at numerous institutions, including QCA; Sunshine Coast University; Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, and the College of Journalism and Mass Communication Kathmandu.

Street Photography

A street is a place full of life, activity, and drama. Follow internationally renowned photographer Shehab Uddin in an exploration of Brisbane’s subtropical street life.

Designed to build your skill and confidence as a street photographer this workshop will introduce topics such as:

  • selection of locations
  • subject matter
  • equipment
  • camera techniques
  • approaching strangers to gain their trust

The first hour of this workshop is spent in a classroom, where we will talk about:

  • ideas
  • lenses
  • focus
  • and other tips & tricks of street photography that will improve your images.

During the workshop and in the debriefing at the end, all participants will receive individual feedback on the images they have taken. 

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4.

Please note these workshops are weather permitting and will be confirmed prior to commencement.  A full refund will be offered in case the workshop is canceled due to the weather or not enough participants.

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

April 10, 2021 

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Date:

May 30, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Location:

Meeting at The Centre, 6 Maud St. Newstead,

then transfer to Southbank Parklands.

Requirements:

Basic photography skills.

A digital camera with your choice of lens, card, and fully charged battery.

Comfortable walking shoes, sun protection, water and a notebook.

Tutor:

Shehab Uddin, PhD

Shehab Uddin is a visual artist, educator, and documentary photographer from Bangladesh who completed his Doctor of Visual Arts at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University in 2017. His key interests lie in socio-political documentation which he translates into highly emotive visual stories. Shehab has worked as a leading photographer for Drik photo agency and Daily Sangbad, the oldest newspaper in Bangladesh, as well as several corporate and non-profit organizations. His work has been exhibited around the world and won numerous awards, including the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, Alexia Foundation Professional Grant, All Roads (HM) National Geographic, WHO, and Asahi Shimbun. Shehab’s images have been published regularly in major international news magazines including The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Time Journal of Photography, The Politiken, The Guardian, Times Daily, New Internationalist, and Nepali Times. His work is held in the collections of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan), State Library of Queensland (Australia), Dhaka Nagar Jadughar (Dhaka City Museum), and Liberation War Museum (Bangladesh). In 2005 Shehab was named a Panos Media Fellow and he has taught at numerous institutions, including QCA; Sunshine Coast University; Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, and the College of Journalism and Mass Communication Kathmandu.

Embrace Light

Following George Eastman’s famous appeal to ‘embrace light’, you will develop new skills allowing you to use light confidently.

Join Shehab Uddin for this hands-on workshop that teaches you to see and shape different qualities of light.

You will learn to use available and artificial light and how to mix them both, and you will establish main light and fill light to create the perfect balance between them and expand your lighting from there.

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4.

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

April 24, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Date:

June 13, 2021

6 hours, from 9 am – 3 pm

Location:

The Centre, 6 Maud Street, Newstead, Ph 0432 798 820

Requirements:

Basic photography skills.

A digital camera with your choice of lens, flash gun,

card, and fully charged battery.

Tutor:

Shehab Uddin, PhD

Shehab Uddin is a visual artist, educator, and documentary photographer from Bangladesh who completed his Doctor of Visual Arts at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University in 2017. His key interests lie in socio-political documentation which he translates into highly emotive visual stories. Shehab has worked as a leading photographer for Drik photo agency and Daily Sangbad, the oldest newspaper in Bangladesh, as well as several corporate and non-profit organizations. His work has been exhibited around the world and won numerous awards, including the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, Alexia Foundation Professional Grant, All Roads (HM) National Geographic, WHO, and Asahi Shimbun. Shehab’s images have been published regularly in major international news magazines including The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Time Journal of Photography, The Politiken, The Guardian, Times Daily, New Internationalist, and Nepali Times. His work is held in the collections of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (Japan), State Library of Queensland (Australia), Dhaka Nagar Jadughar (Dhaka City Museum), and Liberation War Museum (Bangladesh). In 2005 Shehab was named a Panos Media Fellow and he has taught at numerous institutions, including QCA; Sunshine Coast University; Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, and the College of Journalism and Mass Communication Kathmandu.

Urban Nature

Traditional landscape photography focuses on remote places and unspoiled nature, however, nature is all around us – even in the city.

Visit acclaimed Australian photographer Joachim Froese at his home in South Brisbane to start a fascinating photographic journey from there. Join the artist in his garden, from where he will take you on a walk around the inner city to discover small pockets of nature all around.

This workshop will redefine your ideas about the environment and change your perspective on life in the city.

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4.

Please note these workshops are weather permitting and will be confirmed prior to commencement.  A full refund will be offered in case the workshop is canceled due to the weather or not enough participants.

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

May 23, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Date:

June 19, 2021

6 hours, from 9am – 3 pm

Location:

Meet at the artist’s studio,

70 Gloucester St. South Brisbane

Requirements:

Basic photography skills.

Bring your digital camera with your choice of lens, card,

and fully charged battery. 

Comfortable walking shoes, sun protection, water, and a notebook.

Tutor:

Joachim Froese

Joachim Froese, PhD

Joachim Froese is an art photographer and educator who lives and works in Brisbane and Berlin. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania (1996), a Master of Visual Arts from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (2002), and a Ph.D. from RMIT in Melbourne (2017). Joachim uses digital as well as historical processes and his photographs are equally renowned for their technical brilliance and a conceptual approach. His standing as an acclaimed international photographer is reflected in his extensive track record of public displays. Since 1992 he has shown his work in major solo, group, and traveling exhibitions in institutions and art events across Australia, Europe, Asia, and North America and is featured in many national and international art publications. A number of his works are held in public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). Joachim is a highly experienced educator who has held regular teaching appointments and guest lectures on photography at universities in Australia and Germany since 2001. He teaches from a practitioner’s point of view and enjoys sharing his unique knowledge across a broad spectrum of photographic processes

Light, Paper, Space

It can’t get more simple: use a single light source and paper to understand and create space in photography. What sounds simple turns out to be a complex exercise.

Join acclaimed still-life photographer Joachim Froese for a studio workshop that will take you on an experimental journey.

Inspired by teaching methods from the famous Chicago Institute of Design this workshop will change how you think about photography.

Suitable for all skill levels, it will inspire beginners and challenge experienced photographers.

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4. 

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

June 5, 2021

6 hours, from 9 am – 3 pm

Date:

June 27, 2021

6 hours, from 9 am – 3 pm

Location:

The Centre, 6 Maud St. Newstead, Qld 4006. Ph 0432798820

Requirements:

Basic photography skills.

Bring your digital camera, standard fixed or zoom lens, card,

and fully charged battery. 

Tutor:

Joachim Froese

Joachim Froese, PhD

Joachim Froese is an art photographer and educator who lives and works in Brisbane and Berlin. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Art at Launceston, University of Tasmania (1996), a Master of Visual Arts from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University (2002), and a Ph.D. from RMIT in Melbourne (2017). Joachim uses digital as well as historical processes and his photographs are equally renowned for their technical brilliance and a conceptual approach. His standing as an acclaimed international photographer is reflected in his extensive track record of public displays. Since 1992 he has shown his work in major solo, group and travelling exhibitions in institutions and art events across Australia, Europe, Asia, and North America and it featured in many national and international art publications. A number of his works are held in public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). Joachim is a highly experienced educator who has held regular teaching appointments and guest lectures on photography at universities in Australia and Germany since 2001. He teaches from a practitioner’s point of view and enjoys sharing his unique knowledge across a broad spectrum of photographic processes.

Cyanotype

The cyanotype is one of the earliest photographic processes.

Explore this exciting camera-less activity with renowned Brisbane artist Renata Buziak, as a first introduction to the exciting world of alternative processes. Placing plants and found objects on specially prepared cyanotype paper, we will use sunlight and water, to create a bright blue image.

You will prepare your own light-sensitive paper and expose and process your print.

Participants can bring small, flat objects to create their images, all other materials will be provided.

During the workshop, all participants will receive individual feedback on the images they create.

This workshop will run with a maximum of 8 participants and a minimum of 4. 

Cost:

$250 excl. GST

Date:

April 11, 2021

6 hours, from 9 am – 3 pm

Date:

May 8, 2021

6 hours, from 9 am – 3 pm

Location:

The Centre, 6 Maud St. Newstead, Qld 4006. Ph 0432798820

Requirements:

No previous photography skill required

Wear old clothes or bring an apron.

Rubber gloves to protect your hands, toes covered shoes. 

Small flat objects, drinking water, notebook

Tutor:

Renata Buziak, PhD

Renata Buziak is a photo-media artist, researcher and educator based in Brisbane. In 2016, she completed her PhD at the Queensland College of Art (QCA), Griffith University. She has taught at QCA, Queensland University of Technology and Sunshine Coast University. Since 2004 Renata has developed biochromes an experimental process of image making based on fusing plants and photographic materials to reveal nature’s transformative life cycles. Her biochromes include prints on paper and fabric, as well as installations and time-lapse videos. Renata has completed several artist residencies and established interdisciplinary collaborations and was co-curator for ‘Art in Soil – Let’s get dirty’, an art & science residency and exhibition. Her artworks have been published in numerous catalogues and magazines and her research has appeared in peer-reviewed publications. Renata’s award-winning work has featured in national and international solo and group exhibitions and it is held in public and private collections including Wroclaw National Museum; Macquarie Group Sydney, City of Swan Art Collection Western Australia, Redlands Art Gallery Queensland, University of Queensland, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital, Gadens Lawyers Brisbane, Academy of Fine Arts Warsaw, and Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Lublin.

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