Brisbane is a wonderful place to spend a few hours exploring from behind a camera lens. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your photography skills so that you can better capture this photogenic city, why not try one of ClassBento’s Brisbane photography classes?
You’ll become more confident in your craft while learning from professional photographers who know this city inside and out. And because all of our courses accommodate no more than 8 people, you’ll get plenty of one-on-one time with the instructors. Their expertise will help you become a better photographer, and the opportunity to see Brisbane through a camera will give you a newfound appreciation for the beauty of this place!
If you sign up for any of the Brisbane photography classes, your instructor will be Nikki Elizabeth or Nicole Goggins. Nikki is a commercial photographer for events, portraits and weddings and was trained in photography at Griffith University in Southbank, Brisbane. Nicole is a freelance photographer, specialising in family portraits. Both are friendly, open and extremely knowledgeable when it comes to photography. You’ll really enjoy their instruction!
There are a few different options for photography courses in Brisbane. They are all at least 3 hours and will take you all over the city for some high-quality shots. Whatever class you choose, make sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. Even if it’s a bit overcast, put on some sun-lotion and bring a hat. And always, bring a water bottle.
Grab your sun-lotion, hat, and sunglasses for this 3 hour photo tour through Brisbane’s most photographed locations. Your instructor will take you to Brisbane Town Hall, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane War Memorial, and the Botanical Gardens, all the while teaching you important techniques and theories about photographing urban settings.
You’ll need a digital camera (don’t worry, there’s a separate class for smartphones if you don’t have a digital camera) with a full battery and plenty of storage space.
Night and low-light photography can be a difficult thing to master, which makes this class absolutely necessary for anyone looking to learn how to take pictures after sunset. Your instructor will take you to Kangaroo Point Reserve, Storey Bridge and the Brisbane River so that you can capture some of the most beautiful nighttime scenes in the city.
This class requires your fully-charged digital camera as well as a tripod, with cable release or remote.
If you don’t have a digital camera but don’t want to be left out of the fun, try out this class designed specifically for smartphone photography. No matter what smartphone you have, you instructor will help you maximize your phone’s potential. You’ll learn about composition, control exposure, and more.
Over the course of three hours, your group will have the opportunity to photograph Brisbane Town Hall, Brisbane War Memorial, Queen Street Mall, and Brisbane Botanical Gardens.
This 6 hour course will allow to to gain a deeper understanding of both daytime and low-light photography. As the light changes, you’ll be able to practice with different techniques, learning how to control aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.
The beauty of this longer class is that you get to visit a ton of locations - Brisbane Town Hall, Brisbane War Memorial, Queen Street Mall, The Botanical Gardens, Kangaroo Point Reserve, Storey Bridge and Brisbane River.
Since this is both a day and night class, you’ll need your digital camera to be fully charged (perhaps with extra batteries) as well as your tripod with cable release or remote.
If you’re looking for even more one-on-one instruction, you might consider taking a private lesson with Alfonso Calero. He is a professional photographer with over 20 years of experience and can provide lessons in a variety of languages - Spanish, Japanese, English and Tagalog/Filipino. His friendly and valuable instruction will take your photography to the next level.
In this session, you’ll be able to go to the landmarks that you would most like to photograph, and Alfonso can help you to capture them perfectly. You can book this solo or with a friend.
As you can see, there are plenty of photography classes offered in Brisbane that will help to elevate your craft to the next level, regardless of if you’re shooting during the day or at night. With friendly, helpful instruction and this gorgeous city to explore, you’ll be a pro in no time.
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