Camera theory course

Individual or private small group course

Last updated on June 4th, 2019

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Do you take great photos but don’t understand how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed relate?

Are you still stuck on auto but would like to know how to be more creative?

Forget about trial and error.

This 4 hour theory session fills in the gaps. Learn how the creative modes work and how you can create more interesting photos.

This photography course is ideal if you’re comfortable with taking good images but just want to learn more about the settings and how they work.

Why choose me?

A private, 4 hour session held at a convenient location

A course that is guaranteed to run. No minimum numbers

Change the course topics to suit your needs or we just go with my standard list.

You don't need to remember everything. You get my notes in a workbook.

I'm there to help you after our time together. You get unlimited email support should you have any questions.

You get 12 months membership to an exclusive community of like-minded people. Valued at $89.95


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

About the course

I like to run this session in a local park but we’ll work out a mutually convent location when you book.

Start time can be 9:00am finishing at 1:00pm or start at 1:00pm finishing at 5:00pm.

What you will need

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

Your camera manual.

Something to write on and with.


The price you pay depends on the number of people you bring to the course with you.


$375 (you save more than $40 per person)

$450 (you save $80 per person)


$500 (you save $105 per person)

5 or more

Contact me to discuss.

If room hire is needed, the cost will be in addition to the course cost.

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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