Camera Basics

~ Individual or private small group course ~

A black and white photograph of a camera and the test "One-on-One Camera Basics" overlaid.

Do you want to know more about how to use your digital camera?

Forget about trial and error.

There is nothing like learning at your own pace and learning exactly what you want to know. Let me tailor a private, one day session that is just right for you.

This hands on photography course is ideal for someone wanting to learn more about how to use their camera.

What others have said.

“It was really good course to get me started. I feel that my photography has improved dramatically since taking the course. The amount of content delivered was just right and I really enjoyed the day.” – Travis

What you get

A course that's not dependant on minimum numbers.

A fully customisable course that lets you learn what you want.

My course workbook.

A light lunch including a non alcoholic drink.

Ongoing email support.

About the day

I usually run these sessions in the Toowoomba CBD and Queens Park gardens. We work out the exact meeting place before the course.

We start at 9:00am stopping for an hour lunch at about 12:00. Finishing at 4:00pm.

Standard topics include

Basic camera operation – what the settings mean

Shooting modes – manual, auto or semi-automatic

Aperture, shutter speed and ISO - what it all means

How to read a histogram - exposure is everything

Jpg vs. raw – what file format to shoot in

Metering – how the camera measures light

White balance – what it is and how you can use it

Exposure compensation – adjusting exposure

Focusing – auto, manual, selecting focus points

Lenses -which focal length suits the job

How to check things turned out right – histograms and other info

What you will need

Digital SLR, Mirrorless or high end point and shoot. You MUST be able to set your camera to manual mode.

Comfortable walking shoes.

Your camera manual.

Something to write on and with.

Suitable clothing for all wet and dry weather conditions.

How much does it cost?

One person - $450

Two people - $650

Three people - $850

Four people - $1000

Do you have a larger group? Contact me for pricing.

Do you know someone who would like to do this course?

If you have a question, please check my Frequently Asked Questions page.

Contact me today to book a course.

Call me on 0429 693 953


Email me at [email protected]


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