Friday, May 1, 2009

Fredericton Courses! Beginner SLR/Flash Workshop June 6/7th

The moment many of you have been waiting for, I’ve set a date for my next Fredericton SLR weekend course! Plus a workshop to help you get better flash pictures! Please forward the information around to anyone you think may be interested!


Dates: Saturday 6th Sunday June 7th
Time: 9-5pm both days
Location: Fredericton, City Motel, with shooting in various locations in the city.
Cost: $250
Required for the course: A 35mm film or digital SLR or advanced slr sytle digital point and shoot style camera(canon S3/S5/G9/G10, Fuji Finepix 5200-9000)If your not sure if your camera fits, email noel.

A two day workshop for photographers with film or digital SLR cameras, you will be you will learn the features of a SLR camera, lenses, films types, metering, and lighting. Other topics covered include composition, portraiture, landscape and nature, travel, and creative techniques. Outdoor shooting and field trips will also take place, at various locations in the city including the Odell park.
The cost is $250 for the workshop, which includes a one hundred page course manual with the complete information covered in the course enhanced with photographs and illustrations.

Dates: Saturday 6th
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Fredericton, City Motel
Cost: $40
Want to take better photographs with your flash? Not happy with the results you are getting? Then attend my 3 hour flash workshop

Topics we will cover include:
-Use of TTL and manual exposure modes with your flash to get proper exposure.
-making flash look better! Learn about the various modifiers and techniques to avoid harsh, unflattering flash!
-off camera and wireless flash, how and what accessories are needed to do it and use it effectively
-using multiple flashes
-creative lighting with flash
-balancing flash with ambient light

For some examples of the kinds of photographs we'll be taking, browse:

Required for the course

Film or digital SLR
At least one accessory flash(Nikon sb 800/600, Canon 580EX/420ex, Vivitar 283/285 etc)

Optional-any extra flashes or flash accessories(cords, slaves, etc) you own, even older ones from film cameras.

Cost includes a comprehensive manual with the complete information covered in the course enhanced with photographs and illustrations.

To register for either course contact Noel by email: To book your spot, I will require payment a week in advance of the course, in the form of a cheque or money order dated for the day of the course.

Head to for more info on Noel's courses, student testimonials, etc.
To see some of the AWESOME work done by some of my students, head to

Noel Chenier is an award winning educator and staff photographer for the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal. His work has appeared in newspapers and magazines across North America, and can be viewed on his website at
He is a part time photography instructor at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, and previously taught at the NB College of Craft and Design. He has a Bachelors of Adult Education from the University of New Brunswick.
Noel Chenier
Photographer and teacher
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Student work


Digital Camera Shooting Tips said...

shame you don't live in london. the flash workshop looks just what i need.

how about writing up the content and posting it?

Shelley Rankin said...

I would have liked to take the flash course. Hoping you will run it again.