Photography Instructors

Mark Tripp
With over 45 years of experience, I first started taking photos at the age of 14.
My first camera was a Pentax SLR K1000 then moving into a Canon AE1 SLR.
Purchased my first medium format camera in 1977, a Mamiya RB67 and then in 1978 this was when my photography business started. Primarily with weddings and portraits and then starting modelling, fashion, commercial and magazine photography.

I originally took up photography to showcase my art, signwriting, graphic designs and visual merchandising but requests started about doing portraits and weddings. I also started in photo / journalism building up to freelance for over 20 Australian magazines and several oversea publications as well. To name a few - Australian Street Machine, Australian Street Rodding, Australasian Post, Women’s Weekly, Trucking Life, Vogue, Vogue House and Garden, Studio Fashion, Conde Nast Publications, People, Performance Street Car plus many more. I also started selling my images through a stock library, Auschromes where I was successful in selling my images here in Australia and overseas. Never really been into entering competitions however one I did enter through a photography magazine, I came first in this world wide portrait competition.

I have also done a lot of modelling portfolios and hair images. I worked closely with several Tasmanian Modellling Agencies and hair salons. I was secretary / treasurer for The Australian Mannequin and Models Guild ( Tas Division ) for several years and helped co-ordinate The Mannequin and Photographic Model of the Year Awards. I was also successful in supplying award winning hair images for many hair stylists.

Went back to visual merchandising part time for a few years while still continuing my photography business. Then in 2002 I was hired at Southern Cross Television now 7 Tasmania - Southern Cross Austereo, as a commercial producer. With the rapidly changes in technology I now also am a videographer / editor while still doing a lot of commercial photography. I have developed skills in photoshop, Lightroom and many more appplications to evolve my art and photography. I also have a strong presence with online sites where I sell my art and photography. Also still continue to sell digital images through stock libraries. Started in August 2020 with The Launceston Photography Group to become one of their instructors for the Launceston, Tasmania area.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Mark Tripp
Saturday the 4th of December 2021
Pet Photography Meetup - Churchill Park, Invermay - 10am - 2 Hours
Another timely session for taking pet photography and give as an enlargement for a Christmas present. We will go through correct shutter speeds, lighting and generally working with your furry friends to get great images. I will even touch on wildlife photography tips, from what lenses to use and how to get tack sharp images with the use of long focal length lenses plus more.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     only 5 places left
Saturday the 11th of December 2021
Beginners Photography Session - City Park, Launceston - 9am - 3 Hours
Just in time to improve your photography for Christmas and holidays over the new year break. Overwhelmed with all those camera buttons and dials. I will simplify it all and get you off auto and into manual. Will go through the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more. This will take your photography to the next level in 3 hours.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$115pp     only 4 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 18th of December 2021
Q&A Photography Session - City Park, Launceston - 10am - 2 Hours
This is a Q&A Session where you can come along and fine tune your photography skills. If still confused about menu settings, if you want to know more about histograms, develop better composition skills, go into more lighting techniques or any thing else on your mind about the world of photography.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     12 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 15th of January 2022
Shadow Play Photography Meetup - 7 Tasmania Studios South Launceston - 10am - 2 hours
This session will explore the use of shadows in photography. We will do some images using light and shadow and then take some unique shadow pattern images.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     8 places left
Saturday the 22nd of January 2022
Hollywood Studio Lighting - 7 Tasmania Studios South Launceston - 10am - 2 hours
Hollywood Studio Lighting isn’t as simple as just throwing one spot light up. I will demonstrate a 3 light procedure to recapture that old Hollywood lighting effect. We will have a fashion model to take images of. It will a fun, nostalgic session and you get to work with a professional model.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 29th of January 2022
Photoshop for Beginners - 7 Tasmania Studios South Launceston - 10am - 2 hours
A great starting point for editing your photos in Photoshop. We will show you how to do quick sky replacements for scenes, how to cut out and do a simple composite, plus other simple photoshop techniques to add a graphic element to your images.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 5th of February 2022
Beginners Photography Class - Launceston City Park - 9am - 3 hours
This session will teach you in a simple and easy way to understand to get off auto and into manual. The benefits of shooting in manual are huge and will make a big difference in your photography. We will go the through the exposure triangle, make it easy to understand all those dials on buttons on your camera, plus go through composition, lighting and more.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Friday the 11th of February 2022
Advance Light Painting & Rainlight Painting - 7 Tasmania Studios South Launceston - 7pm - 2 hours
This will be an advanced light painting session to continue on from the popular and fun Light Painting session from late last year. I will show you more advanced techniques, including a special rainlight painting device I have made. Also show you tricks in post editing with finger light painting and much more. I expect this session will fill up quick, so get in early to book for this one off special evening session.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     7 places left
Saturday the 12th of February 2022
Street Scenes Photography Meetup - Launceston Town Hall, St John Street. - 10am - 2 hours
A lot of requests for a Street Scene Session again. We will explore how to capture amazing Street scenes with a mixture of architecture, streets, close up, and I will even have a fashion model this time to incorporate into the street scenes. As always will explore lighting, and even adding motion blur into your images.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     9 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 26th of February 2022
Macro Photography Meetup - Launceston City Park - 10am - 2 hours
A very popular session last year to explore the amazing world of close up / macro photography. I will show you ways of getting in close without expensive macro lenses. Will explore the world as you have never seen before with amazing details of textures, patterns and colours.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 5th of March 2022
Beginners Photography Class - Launceston City Park - 9am - 3 Hours
Can’t work out how to get off auto and into manual? Confused with all those numbers, buttons and dials? Let me show you the huge benefits of shooting in manual. I will explain in a simple way, the exposure triangle, go through composition, lighting techniques plus more.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 19th of March 2022
Architecture Interior and Exterior Photography Meetup - QV Mag / UTas Invermay - 10am - 2 hours
Will be starting off with exterior architecture around the museum area. Then move on to interior and show you lighting and long exposure techniques. We will explore dynamic lines and the importance of composition in Architecture Photography.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 26th of March 2022
In the Garden Photography Meetup - 3 Montrose Place, Newstead - 10am - 2 hours
So many things right in front of us everyday to photograph. Amazing what you can find in your own back garden. We will explore colour with Autumn, in depth composition and lighting techniques to approach a wide range of subject choices. Will touch on macro again with the right subject matters.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     11 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Friday the 8th of April 2022
Night & Long Exposure Photography Meetup - Launceston Seaport - 7pm - 2 hours
Get fantastic results with learning night and long exposure photography. I will take you through the correct way of exposing for night. Will touch further on composition and even do some light trail blurs.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$35pp     10 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 30th of April 2022
Beginner's Photography Class - Launceston City Park - 9am - 3 hours
Overwhelmed with all those camera buttons and dials. I will simplify it all and get you off auto and into manual. Will go through the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more. This will take your photography to the next level in 3 hours.
Instructor: Mark Tripp
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
 
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