Online photography tuition

Learn photography from home at a time that suits you.

  • 1 hour
  • 75 Australian dollars
  • Online tuition - home, office, on the go.

Service Description

Private online tuition with a Photo Genius tutor is a convenient way to learn how to get more from your digital camera. Photo Genius online tuition allows for a convenient and personalised approach to learning and can be tailored to suit your specific needs, interests and skill level. We can help you to understand the basic features of your digital camera, answer questions and spend valuable time helping you reach your goal- all from the comfort of your home or office with notes and tip sheets available for download.  Private online tuition is hosted by Photo Genius founder Paul Farris via Skype, once a booking is made we will be in contact prior to plan the session in advance so we can maximise the time and cover as many subjects as possible.   ​ We can cover any camera or photography topics you like, but here are some suggestions you may wish to consider.  ​ Your camera buttons, dials and what they do. Camera modes and the benefits of shooting manual White balance Focus modes and how to control focus points Understanding exposure (shutter, aperture and ISO) Aperture and controlling depth of field Shutter speed and movement Lenses and which lens to use and why Composition Night photography Filters ​ When booking your session please take into consideration that we are based in Brisbane, Australia standard time (GMT + 10)  ​ One hour tuition is : $75 AUD, to secure time a time slot the booking must be paid in advance.  ​ FAQ What times can I book? Once you have been in touch we will contact you to arrange a date and time that works for everyone. How long is the tuition One-to-One tuition is available in hour blocks - we recommend a minimum of 2 hours to cover the essentials. Can a second person sit in on the session Yes, a second person is welcome to join the session. What if the internet connection is poor In the event that a session is disrupted by poor internet or similar problems we will give you the opportunity to schedule, sorry no refunds once a session has begun.  ​ ​Please note that all users acknowledge that neither Photo genius Pty Ltd nor the Owner are responsible for the quality of the Skype interface or the quality of communications between a student and a tutor using Skype. Skype is a third party communications solution and is in no way the responsibility of Photo genius Pty Ltd. Changes to bookings can be made up to 24 hours in advance. No refunds for cancellation made less than 48 hours of a booking.


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

info@photogenius.com.au