Manual Photography Workshop

Discover photogenic locations within Brisbane and perfect your manual photography skills

4 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 2 to 4

label $150 (or 4 payments of $37.50 Afterpay)

Join us for an exciting DSLR Photography Class in Brisbane and discover the beautiful sights this city has to offer through your lens. In this beginner-friendly workshop, you'll gain the confidence to capture the images you've always dreamed of by mastering the manual camera settings. Led by expert photographer Robert Filippi, this four-hour class will take you on a journey through some of Brisbane's most photogenic locations, allowing you to fine-tune your skills along the way.

No need to worry if you're new to photography - this class is designed to alleviate any fears or doubts you may have. With a small group size of no more than four students per class, you'll receive personalized one-on-one attention, ensuring you get the most out of the experience.

During the workshop, Robert will guide you through essential topics such as shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, and demystifying manual mode and show you the best settings to achieve stunning results with your camera. You'll learn how to adjust exposure, create beautiful depth of field, and master the art of capturing movement with shutter speed. Plus, you'll discover how to use fill flash to enhance your images.

By the end of the class, you'll have a solid foundation in manual photography and the skills to confidently use your DSLR camera. Say goodbye to automatic settings and embrace the creative freedom that manual mode provides.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn, explore, and create unforgettable memories through the lens of your camera. Book your spot in this transformative photography class today and unleash your artistic potential.

Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly to intermediate level.
What you'll get
Four-hour tuition with an award-winning commercial photographer and your own photos from the class.
What to bring
  • An external flash if your camera does not have an inbuilt one
  • Camera manual downloaded on your phone or hard copy if handy
  • Film or digital camera of which you have a basic working knowledge and your camera manual (if you are using film, please let us know ahead of time)
  • One empty 4GB or larger memory card or 2 x 36 roll of film
  • Fully charged battery
  • Your booking confirmation (on your phone or printed out)
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 14 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

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


The Body Shop - Brisbane Arcade, 160 Queen Street, Brisbane City QLD

This venue is a short walk from Central station (400m).

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Penny Koukoulas Photography
Penny Koukoulas Photography

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Renowned professional photographer Penny Koukoulas has combined her professional photography skills with teaching. She enjoys passing on practical guidance, helpful feedback and clever tips for producing memorable images.

She first picked up her camera at the age of seven and shared her passion for photography with her father. Penny has been working in the photography industry for over 25 years. The first job she landed was working as a professional photographic printer. With a continued passion for photography, she has worked as a professional photographer since 1996 and has been enjoying teaching photography since 2007.

Our Mission
Penny Koukoulas Photography aims to share Penny’s passion for both teaching photography and capturing memorable images.

Through sharing her knowledge, Penny’s goal is to spark excitement in photographic ventures and to show students how to take better photos.

To offer professional photography services to those who want quality images that draw positive attention and portray beauty.

Our Secret
Students who take Penny’s workshops, tours, courses and lessons benefit from learning in small groups and from one-on-one guidance. By limiting ‘tech talk’, Penny explains everything in simple terms, giving you the understanding that is needed to achieve spectacular results.

With over two decades of experience, Penny shares her creative talents to improve the visual skills of her students and to create highly effective images for her clients.

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