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Master your Camera – Beginner Photography Workshops

October 4, 2019
This is a 2-3 hours Beginner Photography Workshop in Melbourne.

You just brought your new camera and don’t know where to start? Or do you have some experience and want to take your photography to the next level? If your camera has Manual settings and is a DSLR or Mirrorless then this is the course that will help you take that creative photo idea from your mind and help you translate it into a photo.

Every photographer should be the ultimate master of their gear, not the other way around.

  • Discover Melbourne through your camera lens with a professional photographer guide!
  • Fun and easy way to start out your photographic journey, understand the fundamentals with hands-on experience.
  • Very quick learning curve and extremely easy to get used to.


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Beginner Photography Workshops - Melbourne Based.

2-3 hour
Individual 1-1
or Partner 1-2
George Triantafillou
Karolin Schild

Mastering your Camera is a fun and easy beginner photography workshop to start out your photographic journey, understand the fundamentals with hands-on experience.

Join us on this Beginner Photography Workshop in Melbourne for a complete sunset shooting. Learn from local professional photographers through group classes or private lessons and learn proper photography techniques and skills that will help you take better photos and advance as a photographer.

We will be shooting during the two most beautiful moments of the day: The Golden Hour and the Blue Hour. This will ensure the best possible shooting conditions.

Our photography workshops are led by long-term award-winning photographer George Triantafillou and Karolin Schild.

Beginner Photography Workshops - Melbourne
The workshop lasts for 3 hours, during which we will cover:
  • Mastering The Shooting Modes of Your DSLR Camera
    Aperture Mode (A/Av)
    Shutter Mode (S/Tv)
    Program mode (P)
    Manual mode (M)
  • Understand the basics
    The relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO
    ISO ratings and how it impacts on your images
  • Shooting in Raw
  • How can I exploit the possibilities of my camera?
    Which Shooting Mode should you use?
    What Metering Mode to use?
    Which AF-mode and Focus point to use?
    What White Balance Settings should I use?
    Where to focus (Focus modes / Focus Points)
  • Lens choice – Which one is best for the type of picture you’re taking?
  • Composition, how to make a picture look more interesting and exciting.
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What makes our workshops so great?
We provide a fun and friendly atmosphere. We’ll even try to make you laugh.
Enhance your photos while having fun during the journey, we make photography easy to understand for beginners.

Who is the workshop for?
Anyone who owns a digital camera or would like to buy one soon. The aim of the beginner hands-on practice course is to take the participants away from the fear of modern digital photography and to give them fun and enjoyment of digital photography. No prior photography knowledge needed.

New photographers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

What do I bring on the day?
We recommend a digital DSLR camera or a digital compact with manual settings.
Wide Angle lens, if you have one.
Empty Memory cards.
Fully charged camera battery and possibly spare battery.
Filters (Pol-, nd-,gnd-, etc) (we have some to borrow if you don't have your own)
Stable Tripod (you can borrow our if you don't have your own).
Camera remote control (shutter release).
Outdoor clothing & active wear.
Comfortable shoes!
Lots of energy.
What to expect on the day?
• Composition inspirations
• Understanding different Light conditions
• Shutter speed/ Aperture/ ISO
• White balance
• Try different Lenses
• Where to focus
• Depth of field
What not included in the course?
Camera equipment and Items of personal needs
We reserve the right to make any changes to the program as a result of the weather. It is a trip into nature and unfortunately, we have no control over the weather conditions on site. A superior and cautious behaviour to minimize the risk of injury is our first priority. Nevertheless, we would like to mention that all travel activities are at your own risk.

Insurance is in the responsibility of each participant. As the organizer and workshop manager, we are excluded from any liability. The workshop is conducted in all weather conditions. By registering for this course the participant confirms that he has understood this important information and thus accepts this clause.

Weather Guarantee
If the weather is so bad over the workshop that we cannot run it you can either,
• Reschedule to another workshop.
• Receive a full refund.
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Select your desired location you wish to participate in under bookings.
We’d love to see what you captured!

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