Beginner Photography Basics Class - Parramatta

Learn the important basic photography skills to get great photos

4 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 1 to 30

label $127 (or 4 payments of $31.75 Afterpay)

Want to learn the basics of photography? This beginner-friendly class with Picture Me at Parramatta Park is the perfect introduction to get the best from your camera and what better place to practice than a scenic, outdoors backdrop!

This walking tour is all about getting you off auto mode and understanding the important photography functions, at a convenient location, close to transport and parking. You will improve your photography with the guidance of a friendly accredited trainer and photographer who relates to your needs and understands your camera. With more than 30 years in photography training, we have the right balance of theory and practice that will help you understand what you need to know.

Over four hours, you will:

  • Understand the important settings of ISO, shutter and aperture.
  • When to use the P; A (Av); S (Tv) capture mode.
  • Tips for better photos of family moments and travel.
  • Understand file size, filters and white balance.
  • When to use your flash and different lens.
  • Have plenty of time to learn and discuss with your guide

This class is ideal for travellers, beginners or those who want to take better photos without wanting to become a pro photographer. The learning in this photography class in Parramatta is supported with handout notes and individual tuition within a small group. You will leave with some great photos from the day and the confidence to capture every special moment perfectly.

Please note:
  • Arrive 10 minutes before class start time.
  • Private tours are available, which allow for children under 15 years.

Knowledge required
Perfect for beginner photographers of all ages. Not suitable for people with back or joint problems, pregnant women or children.
What you'll get
  • Small group class (max 8) at Parramatta Park.
  • Four-hour expert tuition with a local guide and pro photographer (triple vaccinated).
  • Free notes and handouts.
  • Gift voucher discount towards other Picture Me tours.
What to bring
  • Good walking shoes.
  • Warm jacket, hat and sunscreen appropriate to the weather.
  • DSLR, Mirrorless or smartphone camera.
  • Face mask whilst under current Covid pandemic.
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 15 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Picture Me Sydney is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

See additional precautions taken   

All non vaccinated students to wear face masks during class group lecture sessions. Picture Me Sydney supplies hand sanitizer and social distance with small group maximums.

Parramatta Park, Macquarie Street, Parramatta NSW

Your teacher
Picture Me Sydney
Picture Me Sydney

4.8 (5)

Picture Me Sydney is a local business led by Terry Rogan, a professional photographer with more than 40 years of industry experience including an education background.

Terry is a passionate lover of a great image and the world of photography. He has many fantastic highlights in his photography career capturing the moment or helping others take better photos. Get the best of your camera with Terry's training, education background and photography expertise.

Verified reviews

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Lynne Willing Feb 2022

Terry was very patient explaining our individual cameras to us.
Nothing was a problem to him and no matter how many times we had questions he took the time to answer us.
Would definitely recommend this course for anyone who hasn't picked up their camera in a while.
Now to practice what I have learnt!

Quentin Webster Feb 2022

A very good class, conducted at a level appropriate for beginners and novices. Terry was very helpful at all times and he explained how to use a camera in undestandable layman terms. I highly recommend this class to anyone wishing to be knowledable in photographic technology.

Manuel Rivera Feb 2022

Very thorough. Very good in all aspect of photography. Goes around for individual needs. Highly recommended to other beginners.

Chao Huang Mar 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended

The teacher was very friendly.
The venue was a good choice.
The printed materials I got were clear and easy to understand.
The tuition fee was very reasonable.
I took lots of wonderful photos and learnt how to take good quality of photos, which will give me good memory.
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