Camera basics

The ideal introduction to your camera and shooting out of Auto mode.

  • Starts 28 Aug
  • 99 Australian dollars
  • South Bank, Brisbane

Available spots

Service Description

If you want to take better photos with your digital camera then our short Camera Basics course is ideal for beginners who want an introduction to the fundamentals of manual photography. Let one of our tutors guide you through the key features of your camera and show you the advantages of using the manual features of a digital camera to get the results you want – no more Auto mode! The course consists of three hours theory in a comfortable study environment followed by an hour of practical photo taking and the opportunity to test the theory and ask plenty of questions. Held at the State library in South bank, this popular theory course covers a wide range of topics and camera features as well as allowing plenty of time for specific questions, viewing images and discussing techniques. This course is ideal if you are a beginner, have just purchases a camera or have maybe owned one for a while but have never used it outside of the automatic setting or fully understood the more creative manual modes that digital cameras offers. What you will learn Understanding and controlling exposure, aperture and shutter speeds, the advantages of shooting in manual, focusing modes and selective focusing, understanding lens focal length, which lenses should I use and why, ISO and white balance. What camera do you need Mirrorless, DSLR, Micro four thirds or Bridge cameras are ideal as you will need to use the manual functions of the camera. The smaller ‘bridge cameras’ may also be used but we do recommend checking with us before booking.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

If you have to cancel your booking then we will be happy to offer a place on another course/workshop or a full refund providing that we are given at least 6 days notice. No refunds are possible for cancellations made within 6 days of the course date or for no-shows. Photo Genius Pty Ltd reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any photography course or workshop due to bad weather, tutor illness or inadequate enrolment. In the case of cancellations refunds will be made available upon request (with the exception of cancellation due to poor weather.) Wet weather policy If a course or workshop has to be cancelled due to bad weather then participants may choose to attend another course/workshop at a later date as listed on our website. Sorry but we are unable to offer refunds on courses or workshops cancelled or re-scheduled due to bad weather. All refunds transactions are made via PayPal.

Contact Details

(07) 3396 6576