EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS
Students should wait until they have been accepted into the program before purchasing any items on this list. If in doubt about any of the items on this list, please consult the Program Manager or First Year Academic Advisor.
CAMERA: Interchangeable lens Camera (ILC) – DSLR or Mirrorless
- We recommend that your camera should be an interchangeable lens camera from Canon, Nikon or Sony. Students should consider purchasing the camera body separately, i.e. without the kit lens (see Lenses).
- Full Frame sensor is preferred.
- Two 16 Gigabyte High Speed memory cards or one 32 Gigabyte High Speed memory card, and a USB card reader. A card reader is essential.
- A high quality, medium range, zoom lens is recommended, covering a range of 24-70mm. Please feel free to discuss this with your lecturer before you buy.
- Sekonic L-308s Flashmate (digital incident, reflective, and flash).
- Manfrotto, 190 with 804rc2 head or preferably the Manfrotto 410 Junior (or equivalent) + carry bag.
- There are computer labs that are available for you to use on campus, but we would recommend that you own high performance laptop (Mac or PC) and a portable external hard drive.
EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE
- Portable external hard drive: Size: 2tb usb-3.0
- Adobe Photography Suite
- X-Rite Color Checker Passport
ESSENTIAL FOR MATERIALS & PROCESSES COURSE
- 1 x 107 cm twist fold reflector or equivalent – white & silver, or white, silver & gold. These can be purchased quite cheaply online.
Flash or ‘Speedlite’ Unit
- A dedicated flash (the same make as your camera) with a tilt and swivel feature.
Foam core reflectors (white) and cutters (black) 5mm
- These can be purchased from various art stores (see the link below) You will need:
- 1 x A3 foam core reflector (white) 2 x A4 foam core reflectors (white) 2 x A4 foam core cutters (black)
- These can be purchased from various art stores such as https://www.eckersleys.com.au/products/art/boards/foamboard/black-core-foamboard-5mm
- 1 x A4 white (photocopy paper is OK, alternatively if you purchased your reflectors and cutters you can use them) 1 x A4 mid tone gray
- 1 x A4 black (alternatively if you purchased your reflectors and cutters you can use them
- 3 x A1/A0 sheet mid tone gray
- 1 x A1/A0 postal tube for transporting paper to avoid damage
Either of the following:
- Lee Music pack DJ 1 (12) https://www.vanbar.com.au/catalogue/product.php?id=63689
- Lee Music pack DJ 2 (12) https://www.vanbar.com.au/catalogue/product.php?id=63690
Clips and Clamps
As below or similar:
- Craftright Assorted Nylon Spring Clamp – 16 Pack https://www.bunnings.com.au/craftright-assorted-nylon-spring-clamp-16-pack_p5860093
- J.Burrows Assorted Sized Foldback Clips 60 Pack http://www.officeworks.com.au/shop/officeworks/p/j-burrows-assorted-sized-foldback-clips-60-pack-ja02366