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Sydney
Australia

LIFE:CAPTURED began in August 2013 when we held our first full-day workshop at RAW Space in Sydney, Australia. Our mission is to help people document their stories and create tangible keepsakes to be treasured for generations to come. We offer intensive design, photography, and memory keeping workshops, as well as interactive online classes. We are advocates of honest photography, minimalist design, and memory keeping that's simple, beautiful, and tangible. We are the pioneers of the story book, and we offer flexible templates that enable everybody to tell their story. We believe that life is worth remembering and that it is never too early or too late to start documenting yours. LIFE:CAPTURED was founded by Rhonda Mason (of the Pink Ronnie blog) and Trish Chong (of Tealily Photography).

Our Masterclasses

OUR MASTERCLASSES

Our signature workshop is an intensive workshop that covers the technical and emotional aspects of documentary photography right through to editing and workflow, photo book design and layout, journalling, and memory keeping systems. As part of the day, we cover the fundamentals of using Adobe Lightroom for image work and Adobe InDesign for design layouts. In contrast, our masterclasses allow us to delve deeper into each of the topics. The masterclasses are smaller and more intimate, and there is less time pressure involved. This means that there is plenty of opportunity for Q&A, and we hope to allocate valuable one-on-one time with every single student. Each masterclass is taught by either Ronnie or Trish.


Photo Organisation with Lightroom

Hosted by: Ronnie | Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm | Cost: $325.00 AUD

This masterclass is perfect for anybody who feels overwhelmed by all the photos and other media files that they have. Together, you will learn how to consolidate, re-name, organise, manage, and keyword every one of your photos files - from the past, present and the future. "No file left behind" will become your mantra. You will leave this masterclass feeling confident in your own ability to keep your photo library well-organised. In order to keep this masterclass small and intimate, we can only take up to four students. Morning tea and lunch will be provided, along with printed materials. Find out more about this masterclass or or email Ronnie to register your interest.


Adobe InDesign for Beginners

Hosted by: Ronnie | Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm | Cost: $325.00 AUD

Adobe InDesign for Beginners is a masterclass tailored towards those with no prior experience with the graphic design software. In addition to learning the principles of minimalist design and how you can apply it to your personal memory keeping, you will also learn the fundamentals of using Adobe InDesign for designing photo book pages and life album layouts. In order to keep this masterclass intimate in nature, the class size is limited to four people. Morning tea and lunch will be provided, along with printed materials and a selection of design templates. Find out more about this masterclass or email Ronnie to register your interest.


Visual Storytelling 

Hosted by: Trish | Time: 10.00am to 3.00pm | Cost: $325.00 AUD

This masterclass has been created for those wanting to gain a solid grasp of manual mode on their SLR camera. We will aim to teach you to the technical elements of understanding light and composition in creating meaningful images, as well as exploring the emotional connection between you and your subject. In order to keep this masterclass intimate in nature, the class size is limited to eight people. Morning tea and lunch will be provided, along with printed materials.  Find out more about this masterclass or email Trish to register your interest.