Events

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Saturday the 30th of October
Federation Square - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
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$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Smartphone Photography Meetup

Smartphone Photography Meetup

Saturday the 30th of October
Melbourne Museum, Entrance to IMAX Theatre - 10am - 2 hours
Smartphones are giving conventional cameras a run for their money nowadays; and it's all right there in your pocket. The class is all about how you can make the most of the phone camera settings and apps to create professional-looking shots.
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$35pp     12 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Night Photography Class

Night Photography Class

Saturday the 30th of October
Car Park of St. Paul's Cathedral, Flinders St. Melbourne - 5:30pm - 3 hours
Take your camera skills further by venturing into Night Photography, where you'll learn some creative camera techniques whilst adding some shots to your personal portfolio. A fun 3 hour session with the professional, who will introduce you to capturing night scenes and long exposures.
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$85pp     8 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Saturday the 6th of November
Federation Square - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
book now
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Saturday the 27th of November
Federation Square - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
book now
$115pp     only 4 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Saturday the 11th of December
Federation Square - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
book now
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Beginners Guide to Photography Class

Tuesday the 28th of December
Federation Square - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
book now
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed

About

Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Melbourne Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.



COVID Precautions

- Stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID.
- Wear a suitable face mask.
- Keep 1.5 metres away from others.
- Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
- Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.

Instructors

Laura Lahaye
Jose Gomez
Matthew Wren

Reviews

Matt provided excellent tuition for taking photos on the 'manual' setting, and great locations to take night shots. I now feel confident to set my camera to manual mode and develop my photography skills.
5/5
LORETTA
June 21st 2021
It was good to get out and feel inspired
4/5
Jane Moyle
June 20th 2021
Loved the technique of under exposed! It has created such a dramatic effect if used well. Very happy Jose has taught this!
5/5
Cindy Hu
May 24th 2021
Very good, i learnt some new techniques etc..
4/5
Denise Truscott
May 12th 2021
I found the tutorial bit at the start very helpful and Jose always provides good constructive feedback. This is the second event I have joined with Jose as the host and it wont be the last!
5/5
Cheryl Densley
May 3rd 2021
Jose is an excellent street photography instructor, and the street photography workshops are a really enjoyable experience. He explains the required techniques well and offers encouraging suggestions throughout the workshops. Recommended for anyone who wants to explore street photography.
5/5
Shaun St. Clair
April 19th 2021
1. Very informative, value for money! What Matthew explains is easy to understand & learn. Learnt a lot in such a short two-hour window!
5/5
Cindy
April 18th 2021
5/5
Prashant
April 18th 2021
Well planned session with balance of theory and practice.
5/5
Lyn O'grady
April 17th 2021
Jose gave helpful hints about composition, light and telling a story. It h week lord to make me think before taking my next photo.
5/5
Leone Wheeler
February 28th 2021
Jose gave helpful hints about composition, light and telling a story. It h week lord to make me think before taking my next photo.
5/5
Leone Wheeler
February 28th 2021
This was a great event with personalised guidance from experienced instructor and learnt new tips n tricks. This 2 hours session definitely has added to my learning. Instructor Jose helped explain some of the basis Concepts and additionally provided tips how to deal with practical scenarios e.g. Low light situations etc. Overall great session. Location was great too.
5/5
Ninad Pethkar
February 24th 2021