Beginner Photography Basics Class - Sydney Harbour

Learn the fundamentals of photography in the heart of Sydney

Picture Me Sydney

Picture Me Sydney

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4 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 1 to 7

label $98 (or 4 payments of $25 Afterpay)

Are you looking for fun things to do in Sydney? Have you always been interested in learning photography? In this beginner-friendly class with Picture Me Sydney, you will learn the fundamentals of photography right on our city's beautiful harbour.

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 camera.

With more than 30 years of 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

The learning in this photography class in Sydney is supported with handout notes and individual tuition within a small group.

This class is ideal for travellers, beginners or those who want to take better photos without wanting to become a pro photographer. 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) in Sydney Harbour.
  • Four-hour expert tuition with a local guide and pro photographer.
  • 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.

Picture Me Sydney has had both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

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

The Clocktower (at corner of Harrington and Argyle Street, The Rocks, NSW)

Your teacher
Picture Me Sydney
Picture Me Sydney

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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.

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