Course Summary

Discover one of Melbourne’s best beginner photography courses.

Learn how to understand the features and creative possibilities of your Digital SLR camera under the expert guidance of a professional photographer. This Digital SLR photography course combines classroom based learning with practical shooting opportunities in one of Melbourne’s most iconic coffee precincts.

The perfect course for beginners!

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Course content:

  • An overview of your camera’s features and settings.
  • Setting up the camera for general use and aperture mode.
  • Composition, lens perspective, handling and framing.
  • Focusing, shutter speeds and ISO.
  • Light and how it relates to exposure including the various modes.
  • Colour management and using the camera’s review window.
  • Flash use, light metering.

Course outcomes:

  • Customise your camera’s settings.
  • Operate the camera in various modes (aperture, shutter speed or manual).
  • Capture images that have impact and are well exposed.
  • Control depth of field (sharpness over a range of distance).
  • Control perspective (relationship between background and foreground).
  • Optimise images for printing.

What should I bring?

  • Please bring along your digital SLR camera ensuring its batteries are fully charged and there’s plenty of room on the memory card.
  • Please also bring along any relevant cables that came with the camera including the manual if you have it.
  • It’s also recommended to bring along a notebook and pen to take notes (although class notes are also provided)

Who is this course best suited to?

This digital SLR photography course is perfect for beginners with no prior experience. It’s also great for those who may have upgraded from a compact camera and are using their new SLR as a point and shoot, or those who may have owned an older print film based SLR and is transitioning to digital.

 ** Please note – this class is also suitable for mirrorless and micro four thirds cameras. If you are unsure whether your camera is suitable, please feel welcome to call us on 9652 0611

Course Sessions

Thursday, 5th September - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3116C
5 Sep - 26 Sep 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Krystal Seigerman

Monday, 16th September - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3117C
16 Sep - 7 Oct 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Jacob Kazmierczak

Wednesday, 2nd October - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3118C
2 Oct - 23 Oct 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Glenn Guy

Monday, 21st October - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3119C
21 Oct - 11 Nov 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Glenn Guy

Tuesday, 12th November - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3120C
12 Nov - 3 Dec 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Jacob Kazmierczak

Tuesday, 26th November - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3121C
26 Nov - 17 Dec 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Glenn Guy

Wednesday, 8th January - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3101C
8 Jan - 29 Jan 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Glenn Guy

Tuesday, 21st January - 4 classes


Session ID HDAD3102C
21 Jan - 11 Feb 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$340 / $323 (conc)
Teacher
Jacob Kazmierczak
Last updated: August 16, 2019 04:47pm