Beginners Photography Course | Sydney (over 3 wks)

Sydney   |   18 hrs  |   Beginner's Level
  • The best 'all rounder' introductory course to Digital Photography
  • 3 sessions of photography / one full day, 2 nights, one gift certificate
  • Fundamental techniques of photography including night & flash
  • Portraits, cityscapes, reflections, nature, motion, lighting, composition and lots more
  • Small groups, informative, social, fun

Cost: $390 | 6 May

The Focus 10 Digital 1 photography course is ideal for those wishing to understand how to get the best out of their DLSR, mirrorless or compact camera with manual controls. Spread out over three weeks, It teaches the fundamentals of digital imaging, of handling light and the art of composition. 'Hands on' workshops throughout the course are intuitive, easy to understand and tutored by a professional photographer. Detailed notes and a complimentary critique of your images ensures your newly learned skills are retained. We focus on practical 'hands on' shooting with an emphasis on camera handling.

There are creative sessions on lighting and composition along with everything from exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus modes and options. The course is about practical workshop demonstrations to train your eye to paint light onto a subject, how to achieve the right lens perspective, the use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process.

Professional, personable instructors ensure the course is educational, enlightening and fun. Different topics and a variety of situations in a small groups enhances the learning experience. This course is suited to anyone. Whether you are a beginner or photo enthusiast the 18 hour course makes this one of the best value and most comprehensive coverage 'all rounder' beginners to intermediate photography course in Sydney.

■ 1st session / Sunday / Rocks & Gardens / outdoors practical shooting assignments around the Rocks (8 hours)
■ 2nd session / Wed night / night photography around the Rocks including use of flash (3 hours)
■ 3rd session / Wed night / Paddington / portfolio presentation / wine and cheese / post production (3 hours)
■ 4th session / Gift voucher valued at $100 to be used towards a more advanced photography workshop of choice

course dates & course bookings

Alternatively, you can also download the course booking form and send it to us:

Course/Workshop Enrolment form

learn about

  • Learn how to use your digital camera properly

  • All your camera's buttons, functions, menus & set up

  • Composition, light, viewpoint, angles, lens perspective

  • Aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, file sizes RAW and JPEG

  • ISO setting, white balance, exposure compensation, basic editing

  • Portraiture, landscapes, macro, still life, motion, architecture, nature

  • Use of flash, panning, star-burst, creative modes, filters, accessories

  • Free camera shopping service & ongoing technical support

course requirements

  • No prior photography knowledge required

  • A digital DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera with manual controls

  • For DLSR and mirror-less camera users, at least one multi range lens

  • Memory Card(s) - at least a 4GB card per session and instruction booklet

  • Charged camera battery, spare and/or a charger

  • DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 8GB cards for sale ($20)

time & location

10am to 6pm

18 Argyle Street, Sydney

Meeting Point:
(Munich Bauhaus Cafe (beside outside tables near red phone box))


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