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Beginners Photography Course

Learn the basics of photography with our two-night course

Beginners Photography Course

Learn the basics of photography as we teach you how to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera with our Beginners Photography Course.

Join us as we explore the basics of photography and show you how to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera. Our ‘Beginners Photography Course’ class is perfect for beginners just starting out, and those wanting to refresh their skills.

Over two evenings we delve into all the functions of your DSLR camera. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning you will become confident shooting off automatic mode. With our help you can make the most out of your camera and achieve the photos you want.

Topics covered

Key elements:

  • shutter speed
  • aperture
  • ISO

Secondary elements:

  • white balance
  • exposure compensation
  • drive modes
  • focus points
  • focus modes
  • file types
  • image resolution

Creative elements:

  • composition
  • perspective
  • tips and techniques
  • equipment including in-camera flash, filters, tripods plus lenses and how they affect your images.

The class runs from 7pm to 9pm on two consecutive Tuesday nights, once a month.

Class sizes are limited to 8 participants. The class is held in the learning space above Croydon Camera House (Level 1, 125 Main Street Croydon).

Cost for the two evenings is $179, or $129 if the camera was purchased at Croydon or Ringwood Camera House. You will also receive printed materials to take home.

For further information, please contact the store on (03) 97253816.

Bookings can be made in store, over the phone or online at

Location: Croydon Camera House Studio. Level 1, 125 Main Street Croydon VIC 3136.

Please note that the studio is upstairs of Croydon Camera House and is not wheelchair or pram accessible.

We also provide one-on-one classes for private tuition. Classes are held during store hours, Monday to Saturday. Using your own camera, we show you exactly what you need to know to achieve the photos you want. We teach you how to navigate your camera in the easiest, most efficient manner possible. Our tutors teach at your pace, all skill levels welcome.

Upcoming Sessions

13th August, 2024
 - 13th August, 2024

Beginners Photography Course

August 13/20 - 7pm start

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Croydon Camera House Dani



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