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Learn to use your smartphone camera and make every shot count.
• Time: 10am-12pm • Location: Wheel of Brisbane, Southbank • Exact meeting point is sent in booking confirmation email
• Ages 16 plus
Smartphones are giving conventional cameras a run for their money nowadays; and it’s all right there in your pocket.
The class is all about how you can make the most of the phone camera settings and apps to create professional-looking shots.
This 2 hour, friendly session is a great place to learn all about how to use your phone camera settings, whilst also learning about photography techniques from the professional.
• What will I learn? •
- All about exposure and lighting
- Composition and how to frame subjects
- Using different settings and tools with the camera
- How to edit and use editing apps
• Outdoor Class •
This class takes you on a walking tour around Brisbane, so you can get snap happy and practice in different surroundings. By the end of the class, you’ll have the confidence to apply your new skills in a variety of situations.
• Small Class Size •
The professional photography instructor is there every step of the way to answer any questions and to help you get the most out of your camera. Maximum 8 people per class so that everyone gets plenty of one-on-one advice and feedback.
• What do I need? •
- Smartphone equipped with a camera
- Fully charged and with plenty of available space to take lots of photos
- We specify an app to download before the class
Your experience doesn’t stop once the class ends - you can also join the Brisbane Photography Facebook Group to exchange photography tips with other members, ask questions and receive constructive criticism on photos.
See the class and photography instructor Christine in action here on Channel 7's The Great South East.
To book a private class for 8 or more people click here.
Refund Policy: - 5 days notice required for a full refund.
- Rescheduling 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.
It was great. Chrissy was great at explaining things in simple terms so we could understand and was very friendly 5/5 by Leigh Holborn 16-9-2019
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Chrissy shared so many valuable tips and tricks about the camera itself, the editing app and the subject matter. I was amazed how much I learnt in 2 hours! 5/5 by Donna Maysey 15-9-2019
Excellent . Very informative and fun. Chrissy was a delight and helped everyone with specific information. 5/5 by Miranda Parkin 14-9-2019
5/5 by Catherine Olsen 2-6-2019
Chrissy did a great job, very knowledgeable.
Adapted well to the weather conditions.
5/5 by Frank Sutton 17-3-2019
Chrissy was great, very useful 2 hours 5/5 by Helen Sutton 18-2-2019
I really enjoyed the session. We had a small class & everything was explained and I felt like I learnt a lot.
Chrissy was lovely & the follow up of printable Photography Tips is a great help. 5/5 by Marlene Howard 3-2-2019
It was extremely helpful! 5/5 by conrad close 6-1-2019
Chrissy was fantastic! Really practical tips. Thanks! 5/5 by Vanessa Jolly 5-1-2019
I thought this was amazing, I learned so much and Chrissy was the most patient and knowledgeable facilitator.
Honestly, I was so impressed I've done nothing but talk about it. 5/5 by Cindy Male 11-11-2018
Very informative. Follow up notes/information are very useful. Relaxed atmosphere. 5/5 by Kylie Stark 17-9-2018
very helpful and informative. great to have one on one input 5/5 by Jo Herbert 29-5-2018
Great detail very well delivered by someone who knew her subject. Very enjoyable class. 5/5 by Graham Adams 21-4-2018
Lots of info gives me more courage to tackle the instructions from Samsung. 5/5 by Nea Storan 24-3-2018
Good size group 4/5 by D Sweetman 11-3-2018
5/5 by Michele Gordon 10-3-2018
Chrissy was a bright & enthusiastic tutor. I thoroughly enjoyed the session & went home with a much better understanding of my smartphone camera. 5/5 by Tim Foote 6-1-2018
5/5 by Geoff Russell 6-1-2018
Chrissy was an excellent and helpful instructor. She followed up with great notes also. Highly recommend 5/5 by Charles Dazey 9-12-2017
Excellent I learnt so much and the presenter was very relaxed and knowledgeable. Great group of attendees to learn with and share lots of new tips. 5/5 by Melanie Ho 26-11-2017
4/5 by Nicole Siljuk 25-11-2017
Chrissy was excellent - explained & then we practised - she answered all out questions. 5/5 by Anna Coventry 25-11-2017
Lovely instructor who was very knowledgeable and inclusive. The class size allowed for individual interaction and instruction. The class was followed up with readings and links to assist us in learning more. I would recommend this activity to anyone with a smartphone who likes to take photos. 5/5 by Judith Walters 14-11-2017
Learnt heaps about my phone and what the features do. Group was small enough to ensure individual questions were answered. 5/5 by Dianne Pearce 14-10-2017
very useful tips provided in a non-threatening and friendly manner 5/5 by Libby Hanlon 14-10-2017
Chrissy gave very useful tips on getting better photos with my iPhone and encouraged us to experiment with different settings. Can thoroughly recommend the course and the instructor. 5/5 by Tony Kirk 2-9-2017
Very informative course by Chrissey Vellacott. She is a delight. 5/5 by Paula Robertson 25-7-2017
I like the informality and the way the instructor could respond to people queries as they arose. 5/5 by Susan Rowcliffe 23-7-2017
Chrissy was a fantastic person to have leading us through this course. We had a great morning, learned lots and came away with a lot more knowledge than when we started. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone wanting to improve their smartphone photography. 5/5 by Christina Barker 23-7-2017
Chrissy was superb. Learned so much and it was a great group! Better than my expectations! 5/5 by Rosemary Featherstone 22-7-2017