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Sue Curtis
Sue has enjoyed more than 30 years of photography experiencing a wide range of techniques and subjects, including nature subjects landscape, astrophotography (with a telescope), plant macro and birds, and award-winning underwater photography. She likes to integrate the technical aspects of photography to pursue unique effects and ideas.

Sue's long time career in scientific research and diagnostics has progressed to providing 15 years of education at TAFE and University.

The opportunity to combine teaching and share her love of photography with other people has been a rewarding experience with Wollongong Photography Group.

Sue has a side photography business operating as Sue Curtis Photography with a focus on Pet and Family session photography as well as Junior Sport Teams and Portraits.

Websites www.suecurtisphotography.com.au (Pet and Family Photography)
www.suecurtis.com (Sport Photography)



Upcoming Dates hosted by Sue Curtis
Saturday the 16th of October 2021
Architecture in Black and White Photography Meetup - UOW Innovation Campus Wollongong - 3pm - 2 Hours
Explore the modern built world in monochrome highlighting shapes, textures, contrasts and compositions using patterns and symmetry.

The world in Black and White emphasises the play of light on the subject, simplifying the relationship between the structure and the environment.

The modern buildings of the UOW Innovation Campus have numerous architectural features -perfect for interpretation in Black and White.

We will discuss how to approach photography in Black and White and how this differs from colour photography.

This will be a relaxed walk around the campus suitable for all mobility access
Instructor: Sue Curtis
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Sunday the 24th of October 2021
Beginners Photography Class - Boonerah Point Jetty, Lake Illawarra - 3:00pm - 3 hours
Boonerah Point Jetty has been the subject of many noted photographers. This is your chance to learn to navigate and understand aperture, shutter speed, and ISO operating your camera in manual mode rather than auto.

The waters of Lake Illawarra, birdlife, and shore will provide plenty of subject material.
After the session, if you choose to stay longer, sunset is at 4:53pm
Instructor: Sue Curtis
$115pp     only 2 places left
Saturday the 30th of October 2021
Nature and Photography Walk Meetup - Maddens Falls, Dharawal Nature Reserve - 5:30pm - 2 hours
Enjoy an easy walk to the Maddens Falls Lookout, where we will be photographing the waterfalls, birds and bush flowers.

Some agility is required to walk down to the second level of the falls.

Towards the end of the session sunset is at 7:23pm where we can view the spectacular bush landscape from the top of the falls.
Instructor: Sue Curtis
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Thursday the 9th of December 2021
Christmas Lights and Night Photography - Wollongong Central Shopping Mall - 7:30pm - 2 hours
Get into the festive spirit as we photograph the Christmas light installations in the Wollongong Crown Street shopping mall. We will also walk to nearby areas to photograph the city urban lights.

We will use low light photography techniques and long exposure to show the Christmas lights and city vibe at its best.
Instructor: Sue Curtis
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 12th of February 2022
Night Photography Meetup - Port Kembla outer harbour - 7:30pm - 2 hours
Enjoy the lights of Port Kembla industrial area at night with Sue Curtis. We will be using a vantage point near Port Kembla for a view of the steelworks and loading terminals

You will use long exposure to bring out the colours and vibrancy of the lights. Also learn creative techniques such as zoom lens movement and panning for special effects.
Instructor: Sue Curtis
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Ryan North
Ryan North is a photographer with a passion for nature, although his experience spans diverse artistic genres. His photography has taken him throughout Australia and around the world (from New Zealand to Mongolia). Ryan’s artistic endeavours started young and developed quickly, earning him titles like RAW Artists Wollongong Photographer of the Year (2014), Australian Geographic’s Junior Nature Photographer of the Year (2015, 2016), as well as recent commendations from Australian Photography Magazine. Ryan is enthusiastic about helping people learn photography and enjoy any time spent shooting.
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