Photography Class for Beginners

Learn how to take great photos for beginners in Surfers Paradise!

3 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $100 (Afterpay available)
Looking to learn basic photography skills while enjoying a walking tour of Surfers Paradise? Look no further than this beginner's photography class in Gold Coast! In this hands-on workshop, you'll gain valuable knowledge on how to improve your photography skills and take better photos. Led by experienced photographer Robert Filippi, you'll focus on essential elements such as lighting and composition, allowing you to capture stunning images of Surfers Paradise.
During the class, you'll have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills at some of Surfers Paradise's most picturesque landmarks. From understanding composition and controlling exposure to utilizing fill flash and managing ISO, you'll cover a range of topics that will enhance your photography skills. Additionally, you'll discover the art of controlling colour and bringing your images to life.
By the end of this fun and informative class, you'll feel confident taking your camera off auto mode and unleashing your creativity with photography. This workshop is perfect for beginners who want to elevate their photography skills and explore Surfers Paradise through a lens. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, grow, and capture beautiful memories during your time on the Gold Coast.
Knowledge required
What you'll get
Three-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 fun gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.


The Surfers Paradise Sign - 2 Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD

Photography Class for Beginners location
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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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