Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor. Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!
next available date
Saturday the 28th of May 2022
Forest & Trees Photography Meetup - Mt Tamberine forest - 11:00 am - 2 hours
This is a wonderful chance to explore part of the forest, trees, greenery, so much to shoot.
We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!
Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.
What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!
The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.
Refund Policy: 5 days notice required for a full refund. Re-scheduling requires 2 days notice. In the case of bad weather (heavy rain) the class may be cancelled and you'll be given the option of rescheduling or a refund.
If you need to reschedule or refund your booking, then please contact the office using the form here . Your instructor is NOT able to refund or reschedule your booking for you.
$35pp 10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 11th of June 2022
Brisbane Beginner's Photography Class - Southbank - 9:00 AM - 3 hours
Appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on the basics and start enjoying our regular group meet-up sessions. Learn how to get off Auto Mode and onto Manual Mode, along with the basics of composition.
Cameras, their functions, and all their accessories can be overwhelming if you’re not already familiar with them. Discover how to use your camera to capture moments, events, and people in your everyday life. The class will cover a range of technical aspects, including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You’ll also cover focal length and lenses, lighting, and correct exposure.
Alex was both knowledgeable and helpful. Great ideas! 5/5 by Rod Dunnett 8-5-2022
It was very thorough. Francis was very good and approachable. 5/5 by Susan Preece 10-4-2022
I learned so much and my confidence improved too! Highly recommend. 5/5 by Nicola MacPhail 5-2-2022
Alex was a knowledgeable tutor. His comments were enlightening and helpful.. His offer to assist in the future with editing tips and subject formats was wonderful. The venue was great 5/5 by Gaye Henderson 23-10-2021
Really enjoyed the class. Francis is a very good teacher and was very helpful in helping me to understand my camera. 5/5 by Heidi Cooper 2-10-2021
I really enjoyed the class. It helped me to understand a bit more about my camera settings. I liked the fact we done tasks to help understand how the different settings worked. 5/5 by Kerryann McTier 5-9-2021
A well executed learning event Francis was professional in everything he showed and taught the group 5/5 by Mark Craig 4-9-2021
I had a great experience. Francis unlocked the mystery of the DSLR. He was patient and informative. The 3 hours just flew by. I would highly recommend this course. 5/5 by Wayne Kelly 19-6-2021
4/5 by Cheryle Smith 9-5-2021
Had a great learning experience, will never use the auto setting on the camera again.
Francis made the group feel at ease quickly and taught us a lot about photography and how to use the camera in manual.
A top morning. 5/5 by Adrian P Feather 8-5-2021
4/5 by Meetup - Tim McCollum 8-5-2021
My daughter attended this class and learnt so much more than she thought she would. Francis was very patient and informative.
Now she wants more lessons.
5/5 by Leticia Birtic 8-4-2021
4.5 / 5. Well paced class hosted by Francis. A showery morning which did not hamper the learning. Francis was hands on reviewing all members' new learnings. My partner thought she would be taking more photos. Very enjoyable. 4/5 by Bruce Weeks 4-4-2021
It was a good morning, lots of help if needed and stimulating the
Imagimation. 4/5 by Rod Dunnett 11-3-2021
Has given me more confidence to use manual settings. Lots of tips on how to use my camera and how to make photos pop. Good to meet other aspiring photographers too. 5/5 by Karis Archibald 7-2-2021
I am finally off AUTO- MODE! This was just the perfect 3 hours spent learning the basics that Francis unpacks in such a well paced and interesting way. Well worth it and highly recommended:-) 5/5 by Dr Anjana Bairagi 20-12-2020
Nice casual morning with constructive commemts from tutor 5/5 by David Hass 6-12-2020
Well organised and instructive 5/5 by LEN CHAPMAN 11-10-2020
4/5 by Tim McCollum 27-9-2020
Thanks for an enjoyable event. 4/5 by Nicole Butler 22-9-2020
Fantastic morning at Macro and close up. Joshua is always super helpful and friendly and I always learn something new! 5/5 by Natasha Neibling 19-9-2020
Had a lovely morning Josh was very helpful and informative and the group was very friendly too. Really enjoyed it. 5/5 by Liz Musgrove 19-9-2020
I really enjoyed it. Great day! 5/5 by Kylie Dean 6-9-2020
I really enjoyed it. Great day! 5/5 by Kylie Dean 5-9-2020
5/5 by Natasha Neibling 22-8-2020
Enjoyed it. Josh was very helpful & shared his knowledge. & expertise. Will have no hesitation in doing more of these. 5/5 by Debbie Keighran 3-6-2020
Josh was excellent at providing support and took his time to assist, provide suggestions and offer demonstrations on his own camera. 5/5 by Lucy Camp 1-6-2020
B&W meeting: The concept was good, break into into small groups take photo's meet again Josh comments & answers any photo query's & then a session on post processing...5/5 5/5 by Kevin Fairley 29-2-2020
It was a great morning. Josh and Sam were very helpful. Being part of a group was good as well listening to other people and getting their thoughts as well 5/5 by Greg Philp 17-2-2020
Joshua did an excellent job of teaching me some macro. Look forward to seeing him again. 5/5 by Gail Mooney 15-2-2020