Beginner Photography Classes in Melbourne

Beginner Photography Classes in Melbourne

John Tabari

Places mentioned: Melbourne VIC

Looking for a way to improve your photography skills and explore the great city of Melbourne? Classbento offers a variety of fun, informative photography classes to help you take better photos and see your city from a different perspective. You’ll learn the theory and technical stuff, and you’ll also be invited to put what you’ve learned to practice. There’s no underestimating the value of having a professional give you constructive feedback, and these classes are specially designed to give you plenty of one-on-one time with your instructor. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s simply a great way to get outside and explore!

The tours are lead by either Francine or Stefano, two Melbourne-based photographers. Francine, from Switzerland, is fluent in English, German and French, and has spent much of her life traveling. And Stefano, from Italy, is a travel photographer who loves cycling. They are both amazing instructors and will give you clear, helpful feedback on your shots.

So, what kind of courses are offered? Here are the best Melbourne-based photography classes to get you started:

Day Photography Class

melbourne photography classes

This is a 3 hour class of no more than 8 participants that will teach you the basics of capturing the best of Melbourne with a digital camera. Your instructor will take you the iconic Melbourne Cafe, the graffiti laneways, RMIT (for those who don’t know, that’s the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, who’s architecture is a fun challenge for photographers), and the state library of Victoria.

During your time in this class, you’ll learn all about composition, control ISO, aperture, and shutter speed, and the art of capturing the urban setting. This course is tailored specifically to digital photography, but don’t worry, if you have a smartphone, there’s another class for you below.

This class will be held rain or shine, just make sure that you dress appropriately for the weather and bring good walking shoes. Your digital camera should be fully charged with plenty of storage.

Night Photography Class

Like the Day Photography Class, this one last 3 hours, has a capacity of 8 students, and takes you to the most iconic parts of Melbourne. Of course, these landmarks are the ones that are better captured at night - Flinders Streets Station, Federation Square, Graffiti Laneways and the Yarra River.

In addition to your fully charged digital camera, you’ll need a tripod and cable release or remote.

Night and Day Photography Course

This 6 hour class will give you the best of both worlds by teaching you how to take the best photographs both in daylight and at night. You get twice the experience with this workshop, so be sure your equipment is ready or that you have extra batteries. Have a good meal before-hand and don’t forget your water bottle!

After 6 hours, you’ll feel like a professional, and you’ll have made some new photography buddies!

Smartphone Photography Class

If you don’t have a digital camera, or would like to hone your smartphone photography skills, you’ll love this fun 3 hour class. Like in the Day Photography class, this workshop will take you to all the photogenic areas of Melbourne - RMIT and the State Library of Victoria, etc.

Your instructor will provide you with valuable information on photography theory and how to practice travel photography. You’ll also learn some technical stuff like how to control ISO and exposure, as well as how to edit your shots on your phone. Because these classes are so small, you’ll get great one-on-one feedback on your photos throughout the tour.

This class is suitable for all smartphones. Just make sure that your phone has a full battery or that you have a portable battery.

A few things to remember before you hit the road with your instructor: make sure to consider the weather! If it’s going to be sunny or a bit overcast, wear sun-lotion, a hat, and sunglasses. If it looks like it might rain, bring an umbrella. And always, always bring comfortable walking shoes.

So, whether you’ve lived in Melbourne your whole life or are just passing through, it is a wonderful experience to see the city through the lens of a camera. You’ll naturally notice things differently when you take on the perspective of the artist, and in this photogenic city, you have plenty of material to work with.

So sign up for a Classbento photography workshop today so that you can take your skills to the next level. The city is waiting to be photographed!




Classes in Melbourne VIC

Smartphone Photography Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Melbourne

1 to 8

label $80 - $99

2k

Day Photography Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Melbourne

1 to 8

label $80 - $99

2k

Night Photography Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Melbourne

1 to 8

label $80 - $99

2k

Make Your Own Gemstone Mala Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

6 to 10

label $150

Beginners Terrarium Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brunswick

6 to 100

label $80

5.0 (2)

Brush Lettering Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 15

label $80

2k

Terrarium Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 15

label $75

2k

Cocktail Masterclass

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

4 to 15

label $75

2k

Kokedama Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $75

2k

Shibori Dyeing Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $80

2k

Kombucha Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $50

2k

Resin Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $200

2k

Ikebana Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $75

2k

Beginner's Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $65

2k

Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $60

2k

Beginner's Pottery Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $130

2k

Flower Crown Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $60

2k

Soap Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $150

2k

Screen Printing Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $60

2k

Latte Art Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

4 to 10

label $85

2k

Barista Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

4 to 10

label $90

2k

Flower Arranging Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $90

2k

Calligraphy Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

4 to 10

label $120

2k

How to Make Full Pompoms That Don't Fall Apart

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

1 to 10

label $60 - $100

10k

How to Crochet Giant Hearts

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

2 to 10

label $76 - $118

10k

How to Crochet a Melbourne Snood

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

2 to 10

label $128 - $187

10k

5.0 (1)

How to Crochet a Warm Heart Cowl

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

2 to 10

label $128 - $187

10k

How to Crochet a Bliss Scarf

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

2 to 10

label $272 - $348

10k

How to Crochet a Chunky Blanket

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

2 to 10

label $558 - $683

10k

Beginners Essential Oils and Fragrance Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

10 to 90

label $50 - $119

8k

Kimchi Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

6 to 30

label $50 - $70

DIY Kombucha Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

6 to 30

label $50 - $70

Cultural Awareness and Art Workshop for Teams

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

10 to 25

label $180

Group Screen Printing Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

10 to 20

label $75

5.0 (1)

2k

Ikebana Floristry Class for Beginners

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

10 to 90

label $35 - $45

5.0 (3)

Beginner's Small Terrarium Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

10 to 100

label $60

5.0 (2)

Mobile Cocktail Making Classes - Melbourne

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

20 to 70

label $60 - $75

4.0 (1)

1k

Corporate DIY Beauty Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

20 to 30

label $20 - $28

Tipples and Tints: Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

10 to 15

label $59

15k

19k+

Beginners Kokedama Making Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

8 to 100

label $70 - $80

Cocktail Making Class (Mobile)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

14 to 40

label $59 - $100

8k

Perfume Making Workshop

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Melbourne

1 to 4

label $220

7k

Dumpling Party Cooking Class

date_range Contact for details

location_on Melbourne

1 to 6

label $108

Cocktail Making Masterclass

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

10 to 30

label $80

7k

12k+

Shodo Japanese Calligraphy Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

1 to 8

label $30 - $80

Intimate Mobile Cocktail Class - Melbourne

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

10 to 20

label $75

4.0 (1)

1k

Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to your venue

1 to 20

label $90 - $110

6k


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