Camera basics course

Individual or private small group course

Last updated on June 22nd, 2019

Sqr Camera Dial

Do you want to know more about how to use your digital camera?

Forget about trial and error.

There is nothing like learning at your own pace and learning exactly what you want to know. Let me tailor a private, one day session that is just right for you.

This hands on photography course is ideal for someone wanting to learn more about how to use their camera.

Why choose me?

You get me for a full day of personal tuition.

All courses are guaranteed to run. There are no minimum numbers

You don't need to remember everything. You get my notes in a workbook.

Don't worry about bringing lunch. I include a light lunch and a non alcoholic drink.

I'm still there to help you after your course. You get unlimited email support should you have any questions.

You get 12 months membership to an exclusive community of like-minded people. Valued at $89.95

I will print one of your photographs on fine art paper at no additional cost. A $10.00 value.


Standard topics include

Basic camera operation – what the settings mean

Shooting modes – manual, auto or semi-automatic

Aperture, shutter speed and ISO - what it all means

How to read a histogram - exposure is everything

Jpg vs. raw – what file format to shoot in

Metering – how the camera measures light

White balance – what it is and how you can use it

Exposure compensation – adjusting exposure

Focusing – auto, manual, selecting focus points

Lenses -which focal length suits the job

How to check things turned out right – histograms and other info

About the day

I usually run these sessions in the Toowoomba CBD and Queens Park gardens. We work out the exact meeting place before the course.

We start at 9:00am stopping for an hour lunch at about 12:00. Finishing at 4:00pm.

What you will need

Digital SLR, Mirrorless or high end point and shoot. You MUST be able to set your camera to manual mode.

Comfortable walking shoes.

Your camera manual.

Something to write on and with.

Suitable clothing for all wet and dry weather conditions.


The price you pay depends on the number of people you bring to the course with you.


$650 (you save $125 per person)

$850 (you save more than $160 per person)


$1,000 (you save $200 per person)

5 or more

Contact me to discuss.

If room hire is needed, the cost will be in addition to the course cost.

Do you know someone who would like to do this course?

If you have a question, please check my Frequently Asked Questions page.

Contact me today to book a course.

Call me on 0429 693 953


Email me at [email protected]


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