Beginners Photography Course | Melbourne (2 days)

Melbourne   |   2 Days  |   Beginner's Level
  • Beginners and introductory photography course in St Kilda & best places in Melbourne's CBD
  • 'Hands on' camera handling and using your camera to its full potential
  • Fundamental techniques of photography
  • Reflections, nature, motion, lighting, composition, portraits, cityscapes
  • Small groups, 'repeat for free' guarantee
  • Detailed notes and critique of your images
  • Brief session on post production ( Lightroom 6)

Cost: $590 | 17, 18 March

The Focus 10 Digital 1 photography course 2 day in Melbourne & the Yarra valley is our most popular and ideal for those wishing to understand how to get the best out of their DLSR, mirror-less or compact camera. It teaches the fundamentals of digital imaging, of handling light and the art of composition. Easy to understand, step by step workshops throughout the course are intuitive and tutored by a professional photographer. These workshops have a strong emphasis on camera handling and this along with detailed notes and a complimentary critique of your images ensures your newly learned skills are retained.

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 and coupled with our 'Repeat for free' guarantee* makes this one of the best 'all rounder' beginners to intermediate photography course in Melbourne.

This course includes the following Melbourne & the Yarra Valley locations (some may be excluded depending upon the weather conditions) St Kilda Pier, Queen Victoria Gardens, Riverside skate park, Federation Square, Hosier lane, Flinders Lane, Collins St, Degraves, the Block, GPO, Yarra Valley dairy, Chandon, Yering estate, Train Traks, Healesville.

course dates & course bookings

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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

  • Portraiture, landscapes, macro, reportage, still life, action, motion, cityscapes, architecture, nature, flowers

  • 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, instruction manual

  • Charged camera battery, spare and/or a charger

  • DLSR Nikon & Canon cameras for hire ($50), 8GB cards for sale ($19)

time & location

10am to 5pm

10-18 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda

Meeting Point:
(Beachcomber Cafe /St Kilda Sea Baths)


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