Photography Class: Camera Settings

Learn how to use your camera settings at this interactive Melbourne workshop

The Photo Academy

The Photo Academy


3.5 hours Class size 1 to 7     label $120

Looking for hands-on photography courses in Melbourne? In this comprehensive class, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how your camera works and learn how to capture great photographs!

The uninviting, even boring, operating instructions supplied with our cameras give little hope of being able to simply and quickly master this type of device.

However, understanding the camera settings and the digital jargon is essential. Whether we are talking about white balance, sensor sensitivity (ISO), RAW format or exposure correction, a simple and concise presentation of these terms is essential in order to be able to master one's camera.

During this course you'll learn how to:

  • Use the right image format, between JPEG and RAW
  • Evaluate file sizes and format your memory card
  • Set a white balance
  • Correct an exhibition
  • Set the ISOs
  • Read the histogram of a photo
  • Use the P mode of shooting

At the end of the workshop, we'll offer you a complete debriefing where you can share your first images taken during your training.

This collective review, carried out by the teaching photographer, will allow each student to have a good understanding but also to draw inspiration from the achievements of the other students.

Knowledge required
What you'll get
Theoretical and practical photography tuition.
What to bring
Your camera with a fully charged battery. Accepted cameras include Bridge or Hybrid, Digital Medium Format, Point-and-shoot and Reflex Camera SLR.

Your teacher can travel within 10 kms of Melbourne

Your teacher
The Photo Academy
The Photo Academy


The Photo Academy provides live and online photography courses taught by numerous experienced photographers around the world (in many cities and languages). Everyone looking to develop their photography skills can find a course. Take your first steps towards using correct camera settings, being more artistic (black and white, portrait), editing your photos, and broadening your photography skills. Our live photography courses are taught by experienced photographers around the world and will physically take place in locations near you.

Photography courses can be useful at a personal level, or for professional photographers looking to learn new skills, or even businesses wanting to create photography-related events (using cameras as well as smartphones).

The Photo Academy is the right place to start, learn and explore photography near you.

More about this class

This class is new, and is covered by ClassBento's money-back guarantee.

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