Camera Basics | One-day workshop

2016-09-29 10:00
2016-09-29 16:00

(Image: Jane Doung)

Camera Basics | one-day workshop
This hands-on workshop is your plain-English guide to the fundamentals of digital photography, and will allow you to shoot with confidence and control, getting great results from your camera. Have you recently bought a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) or Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless camera, but don’t quite know where to start? Or, are you keen to take your camera off ‘auto’ and develop the confidence to start shooting on manual? Camera Basics is our most popular digital workshop for beginners and people wanting to brush up on their skills in digital photography.


  • Introduction to photographic principles
  • Camera settings and menu functions
  • Introduction to lens choice
  • Shooting modes
  • Shutter speed, aperture and ISO
  • Using available light (shooting in sun, shade and indoors)
  • Basic flash photography

Jane is a Canberra-based photographer and has a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in photomedia,
from Edith Cowan University WA and a Diploma in Museums and Collections from the Australian National University. Jane works at the National Portrait Gallery and is an experienced photography tutor.

What to bring?
Your own digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera or mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC), charged batteries, memory card and camera manual (if possible). Lunch not provided.

Dates and times TBA

$175 (for current PhotoAccess members)
$210 (includes 12 months membership of PhotoAccess)

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Maximum participants: 10 (spots available)
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Who is this class for? Beginners. No prior experience is necessary.

You might also be interested in:
Camera Skills five-week course.