Photography Class for Beginners

Learn how to use a camera to immortalise beautiful moments!



3 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $200 - $350 ($200 for Two hour class, $275 for Three hour class, $350 for Four hour class)

Are you looking for fun things to do in Melbourne this weekend with friends? Join Pixelife for their photography class for beginners and discover more of your local area as you learn to snap beautiful photos!

In this class, you will be guided through the immersive experience by an expert photographer. To begin you'll familiarise yourself with your DSLR camera settings, and then learn all about the basics of taking a shot such as composition and lighting from the expert.

You'll get the chance to practice your new skills and capture some of Melbourne's most photogenic suburbs and attractions, from St Kilda Beach to the café district in Prahran.

Whether you're looking for group activities or fun team bonding ideas in Melbourne that will get you connecting with colleagues outside of the office, this photography class is a great pick. You'll finish this class with a whole new portfolio of beautiful photos and creatively inspired to look at the world through a new lens!

Please note: This class can run for two, three or four hours. Please get in contact via the 'Request' button for more details.


Knowledge required
This class is beginner-friendly, great for anyone looking to learn new photography skills!
 
What you'll get
  • Guidance and tips from an industry expert
  • A portfolio full of stunning photographs!
What to bring
  • Your own camera (fully charged with any preferred lenses). Pixelife are specialists in Canon cameras but all cameras are welcome.
  • A tripod if necessary
  • BYO drinks and snacks
Location

Federation Square - Swanston St and Flinders St, Melbourne VIC

Your teacher

Evan Sycamnias was first introduced to photography when he was only eight years old. By age nine, he had made his own camera and was processing black and white prints in a small makeshift studio. By age 13, much to his exhilaration, he was bestowed the family’s Agfa Isola I, a medium format film camera (120mm) made in Germany – which he still possesses to this day.

For Evan, photography (and later videography) was a way to capture breath-taking moments and present them in a form that remained timeless, allowing others to experience events as though they had been there for themselves.

For more than 10 years Evan was a part of the exciting world of high-speed off-road racing, where he spent a large portion of his time managing ‘Team MudRhino’ – a creative group with 15 members who produced more than 45 full-length DVDs. These productions were sold globally and earned the group several awards – including the prestigious CCDA ‘Media of the Year Award’ in 2008.

In 2016, his attention was turned to landscape photography, and he spent a large proportion of his time travelling the globe to remote locations including the Himalayas, India, China, Egypt, South and North America, and Singapore. Many of his images received awards and recognition, and some went on to be featured in magazines.

Today Evan spends his time mentoring aspiring photographers; overseeing one of Australia’s largest photography forums; consulting with small businesses on building social media content; undertaking photography of private functions such as engagements and weddings, and most importantly he seeks to inspire his own children to find their inner artistry with a lens.

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