Photography Class for Beginners

Learn the key features of your camera to create enticing images by an award-winning, professional photographer.

2 hours Class size 1 to 10

label $150 - $200 (or 4 payments of $37.50 - $50 Afterpay)
($200 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $150 for 2+ guests)

Get off your camera's Auto mode and experience its full potential at this one-on-one photography workshop!

Are you a beginner and want to learn how to use your camera with greater personal control? This informative class will start from the ground up and build your confidence and photographic skill. The course content is clearly explained and taught in a practical shooting environment.

If your camera has Manual settings (S/A/M or Tv/Av/M) and is a DSLR or Mirrorless then this is the course that will help you transform that creative photo idea from your imagination into an actual photo.

Your teacher has 30 years of photographic experience, is an award-winning photojournalist and has been published and exhibited widely in Australia and overseas. He has been teaching for 13 years and currently teaches at some of Sydney's most respected photographic schools, the National Art School, Sydney Photographic Workshops and previously for ten years at the Australian Centre for Photography.

Whatever your level of experience, your teacher will help you take your photography further, tailored to your personal needs.

What you'll learn:

  • Your camera’s buttons and settings
  • Lenses
  • Focusing
  • White Balance
  • Exposure
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Aperture
  • Exposure Compensation
  • Any other specific content you would like to cover

Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly. No prior knowledge is required.
What you'll get
Course notes will be provided.
What to bring
  • A DSLR or Mirrorless camera (with lens/es) that has Manual settings
  • A charged camera battery
  • Empty camera memory card
  • Comfortable footwear
  • Notepad and pen if you want to take extra notes
Suitable for

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 13 years old).

Adult accompaniment is not required.

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


Sydney NSW

This venue is a short walk from St James station (300m).

Your teacher can also travel within 10 kms of Sydney for private classes

Photography Class for Beginners location
Your teacher
Glenn Lockitch
Glenn Lockitch

Award winning. 26 years experience in photography & photojournalism. 10 years experience as a teacher for respected photographic institutions.

4.9 (10)

I have been a photographer/photojournalist for 30 years in Australia and overseas. My photography has been widely published and exhibited in Australia and internationally. I have been teaching for twelve years, and currently teach from beginners to experienced students at leading, established Australian photography institutions including; the National Art School, Sydney Photographic Workshops and previously for ten years at the Australian Centre for Photography. I have a Master of Visual Arts (Photojournalism) from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.

See my instagram link below for examples of my work.

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Sarah Gray Jul 2022

I would highly recommend this workshop. I had a very basic knowledge to begin with and I now feel much more confident with a camera and I am keen to continue to learn. Glenn was very patient and professional and I learnt so much more than expected.

Jessica Edwards Feb 2020

I've had a DSLR for years and yet I've only ever shot on auto. Glenn introduced us to the camera's amazing (and endless!) capabilities in a thorough and informative 2 hour session.
As a beginner, there was a lot to take in but Glenn was patient and explained everything in a way that wasn't overwhelming. Highly recommended!

Evelyn Cheng Nov 2019

I had the Beginners Photography class with Glenn on the evening of 14th Nov 2019. The class was really well structured and Glenn was really thorough with the given content. I feel the photography theories were taught in very practical ways. Glenn is also a very chill person to talk to so it made the 2-hour one to one class very enjoyable. I have been practicing the techniques that I learnt from the class and would really love to attend further classes with Glenn in the future.

Mandy Sweeney Sep 2019

Was a raining cold day, but you didn’t notice as the workshop was informative and interesting. The technical side was explained very well and he was happy to go over anything that was not sinking in. Left with an enthusiasm for testing out my new found knowledge.

Hailey Tippet Jun 2019

I had a great time with Glenn during my photography class in Sydney, he was so lovely to work with and incredibly patient with me throughout the entire time I spent with him. He also has a great sense of humour which goes a long way with me! He made me feel calm and relaxed and had no issue repeating things for me and was happy to explain bits and pieces in various ways so I could really understand and wrap my head around things. I had a four hour session learning both how to use my camera and a run through of how to use Adobe bridge and Lightroom to get the most out of my business. I will be booking in to see him again next time I'm in Sydney for sure. Thanks again, Glenn!

Regards, Hailey.

Leidy Meneses Jun 2019

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The class was excellent. I learnt how to better use my camera and he explains in detail the AV and TV functions

Angus Bruce Apr 2019

Great 1on1 session. Really helped me to consolidate my understanding of the manual modes of my camera and has given me the confidence to push my photography harder.

Thanks heaps Glenn


Julianne Schwenke Feb 2019

Glenn is a great theoretical and practical photographer. I had a 2 hour lesson where he helped me to understand my complex camera whose controls were previously overwhelming. I would recommend his considerable skills to anyone who wants to be a better photographer.

Annie Hurst Feb 2019

I loved the course! Glenn was concise and easy to understand. He helped me to refresh old skills and learn a bunch of new tricks and techniques.

Katherine Nicholson Oct 2018

2 ClassBento workshops attended

Glen was an excellent teacher, he was very knowlegable and passionate about photography. I learnt so much in only 2 hours ! Well with doing

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