Photography Class for Beginners

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


Penny Koukoulas Photography

Penny Koukoulas Photography

4.9 (11)
4.9 stars (93+)

3 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $100 (or 4 payments of $25 Afterpay)

Learn basic photography skills and go on a walking tour of Surfers Paradise in this beginner's photography class on the Gold Coast!

In this class, you will improve your creative eye, understand light and be trained on how to use some of the settings on your camera. For three hours you will be guided by Robert Filippi on how to take better photographs, with a keen focus on lighting and composition, which is the key elements to great photography.

During the class, you will be taken to some of Surfers Paradise most beautiful landmarks to practice your new photography skills. You will be shown some easy ways to take great photos and be given guidance to improve your photographic skills to the next level!

In this class, we'll cover:

  • Composition
  • Lighting
  • Exposure control
  • Focus control
  • Fill flash
  • ISO
  • Colour control

By the end of this fun, hands-on class, you'll feel confident taking your camera off auto mode and be keen to experiment more with your photography style!



Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
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 lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.


Penny Koukoulas Photography adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

We will be wearing masks as required by the State Government Guidelines.
Location

The Surfers Paradise Sign - 2 Esplanade, Surfers Paradise QLD

Your teacher
Penny Koukoulas Photography
Penny Koukoulas Photography

4.9 (11)
4.9 stars (93+)

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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