Basics Photography Workshop in Sydney

Photography Workshop & Walking Tour (3 hours) - for beginner and enthusiasts, DSLR, Mirrorless and compact camera users.
During this practical photography workshop, learn the basic buttons on your camera and fundamental techniques of photography, whilst capturing Sydney's lesser known landmarks.
Popular with locals and tourists our Sydney photography workshop will show you that there is more to Sydney than the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Discover and capture harbour parks and laneways of Sydney’s more bohemian inner city eastern suburbs including the historic architectural streets of Paddington and Elizabeth Bay - on this 3hr practical photography workshop.

Photography Level: Beginner, intermediate. Mirrorless, Micro four thirds, DSLR, Bridge, compact cameras are all fine!
Course duration: 3 hours
Cost: $125
Group size: small groups - max 6 persons

Next course dates: Sat 15 June, Sat 13 July, Sat 10 August
Max group size 6 persons.

Time: - 1pm
NOTE: Private photography training around CBD, The Harbour, The Rocks from 1-2 people, families and groups of friends is available - starting from 2 hours (Please email for hourly rate).

Workshop outline: For beginners or enthusiasts, this hands-on half-day photography workshop covers the basic and fundamental techniques of photography using your own digital camera, whilst capturing images of hidden architectural features, Australian flora, colourful Victorian terrace cottages, water reflections, portraits and other quirky points of interest along the way. Progress from the auto button mode and make the most of your camera and its functions/buttons by understanding: camera handling, exposure control, depth of field, aperture and shutter speed, design & composition, lighting, colour, framing, leading lines, white balance, ISO settings.
The tour ends in Paddington.

Course suitable for: This fun and informal photography workshop walking tour can be enjoyed by all photographers who want to improve their photographic skills - no matter what level of expertise: beginner or enthusiast (local or tourist); owners of digital compact point and shoot and/or DSLR / Mirrorless cameras. Ideal also for those holiday /travel enthusiastic snappers who want to pick up tips and techniques to add a bit of ‘wow’ to their shots.

Meeting point: Reg Bartley Oval Sports Grandstand in Rushcutters Bay Park Waratah Street Rushcutters Bay 2011 Sydney (8 min walk from Kings Cross station)

How to book workshop: Book this workshop now via the booking page or email us via the contact form if any questions.

Course instructor: Sarah Jenkins - photographer & graphic designer.
What to bring: Your digital camera (all cameras are fine for this workshop - DSLR, Mirrorless or compact), extra lenses if you have them, memory card, fully charged camera battery, your camera manual. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

N.B We reserve the right to change content & course location route depending on weather & time of year. Courses run on a regular basis but not necessarily every month.

Which photography course next? Once you have mastered the basic photography skills why not join us on our Next Step Photography Course Sydney or view at a glance all of our other photography courses.

You’ve taken the photos - what’s next?
Our photo/image editing Adobe Lightroom Workshop is a perfect ‘add-on’ to this Basics Photography Workshop.