Learn Photography at Home: SLR Fundamentals

Learn how to create beautiful photos with your SLR camera in this online course

4 x 2 hours Class size 5 to 500     label $200

Do you find your SLR Camera (or Compact Camera) and all its functions overwhelming? Would you like to make better photographs to dazzle your friends and family with? Does your photography often turn out too dark, out of focus or badly cropped?

If you answered yes to any of these, then this is a course for you! Learn how to create beautiful photos on your SLR Camera (or Compact Camera) to create, print and share in this short course.

In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of:

  • Week 1: The secret of light and exposure.
  • Week 2: Seeing through the Camera, Lens and Depth of Field.
  • Week 3: Creative Aspects of Shutter Speed.
  • Week 4: Composition, Resolution and sharing your photos.

At the end of your online course, finish with the confidence and skills to continue your photography journey in your own time and take some incredible photos!

Knowledge required
This course is for beginners, keen enthusiasts or those who wish to refresh their knowledge.
What to bring
  • Your camera with batteries charged.
  • Room on your Memory card for making photos.
  • Notepad and pen.
  • Questions.
  • Cup of tea.
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Your teacher

4.9 (30)

After completing a Diploma of Commercial Photography and now, with over 3 decades experience in the Advertising Industry, Chris is an energetic, passionate, all round photographer. Chris has a reputation of being warm, kind and easy going on set. His technical and commercial skills were fine-tuned whilst working with established photographers and his own business in marketing, travel and adventure, medical, corporate, events, fashion, food, product, wedding and family photography. This career has transpired across the dramatic changes from the Analog to Digital realm. Chris has also been a long time teacher and mentor in B/W Darkroom, Film and Digital photography, enthusiastically sharing his knowledge and skills with people of all ages and backgrounds.


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Ashlee Nov 2021

17 ClassBento workshops attended • 7 reviews

I was very happy with this photography course! Chris is an excellent teacher, providing helpful explanations, detailed feedback, and an overall pleasant learning experience. Here's a light-writing photo to say thanks!

Photography workshop review by Ashlee

Lee Alkemade Oct 2021

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews

This is a fantastic class! Hands on lessons that not only teach you the fundamentals of photography, but how to explore all of the functions of your camera for taking pictures in any setting. I will never need to use the Auto function again, thanks Chris

Learn Photography at Home: SLR Fundamentals review by Lee Alkemade

Christian Maait Oct 2021

An amazing course run by a qualified individual who easily explains all concepts in way that you can understand. Overall a great course with plenty of information to excite the amateur and enthusiast photographer. Thank you Chris for an exceptional snapshot into photography can't wait to use all my knowledge learned.

Meagan Leslie Sep 2021

Chris was a great teacher ! His passion for photography is very evident and he really broke all of the components into bite size chunks ! Great first experience with Chris and one that I hope to repeat with follow up courses !
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