Smartphone Photography Class

Fun and hands-on scenic photography class

Visual Arts
Alfonso Calero

Alfonso Calero
(Sydney Photography Tours)




1 - 8


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Unleash your smartphone camera's full potential and develop your photography skills in a fun and practical, hands-on class.

Enjoy a walking tour and hands-on learning experience in the photogenic area of The Rocks and its surrounds. You'll cover iconic Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

You'll be coached to discover and develop your personal creative and artistic style, drawing from your personal background and personality. Additionally, you'll learn about the technical aspects of photography:

- Learn about composition
- Hands on challenges to put theory into practice.
- Control your shutter speed and ISO
- Get constructive one-on-one feedback on your photos, so you keep getting better
- Learn about and practice travel photography (street portraits, architecture, still life, abstract, landscapes, nature)
- Learn to edit easily with your phone, and achieve amazing images

This class is approximately split into 60% learning about shooting, and 40% learning about editing.

For locals, see your city through a new artistic lens. For visitors and tourists, discover some of Sydney's most iconic spots for architecture and scenery.

This class will proceed regardless of the weather as there are indoor areas to use. Suitable for all smartphones (Apple, Samsung and others).

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

library_books Knowledge Required

None. Perfect for beginners

build Equipment Needed

Your smartphone camera, and an umbrella if it looks rainy. Make sure your smartphone is fully charged, and has plenty of space to store new photos!

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended, as are sunscreen and sunglasses on sunnier days.


Smartphone Photography Class class location

Fine Food Cafe, Corner Mills And Kendall Lane, The Rocks


Alfonso Calero
Alfonso Calero
(Sydney Photography Tours)

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Alfonso is a professional photographer based in Sydney, Australia. Over the past 20 years, Alfonso has photographed everyone from politicians to artists and everything from exquisite food to amazing landscapes.

Alfonso is the recipient of numerous photographic awards, and his Sydney Photography Tours has a perfect 5 star rating on Tripadvisor with 170+ reviews.

Alfonso graduated from the Sydney Institute of Technology with an Associate Diploma in Photography in 2001 and has been professionally photographing food, portraits, landscapes and travel subjects ever since.

He is multi-lingual and brings his language skills to local and overseas photography tours with his fluency in Spanish, Japanese, English and Tagalog/Filipino.

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By (attended on 26 Oct 2018)

One of the best time and money investments I've made in a while! Alfonso is both knowledgable in his trade and great at teaching - a combination that very few people can master. His insights have served me well since the class and the handout he provided is SO helpful! Can't recommend this class enough - if you're thinking about it, do it! You won't regret it!


By (attended on 3 Nov 2018)

My smartphone photography knowledge has definitely increased drastically. Thank you for all the tips Chris, I now know what to do with all the camera functions, feel like having a brand new phone again.

Photography workshop review by Lily Widodo


By (attended on 13 Oct 2018)

An enjoyable & informative few hours... Alfonso is an experienced instructor & I picked up a few good tips on editing!

Smartphone Photography Class review by Vilas Hirani Sydney


By (attended on 12 Oct 2018)

This course was engaging and lots of fun. Alfonso was a very good teacher and explained things in an easy to understand way. He set interesting challenges to illustrate his points and we edited photos on site - which was great. He took us to outstanding locations where we practiced what we had learnt. A thoroughly enjoyable learning experience and I think my photos have really improved as a result.

Photography workshop review by Maria Shaw


By (attended on 15 Sep 2018)

Great class. Alfonso knew his stuff and made the teachings enjoyable. Well paced and easy enough to follow. Really enjoyed exploring my local area looking through a different lens.

Photography workshop review by Jemma Carlisle Sydney


By (attended on 25 Aug 2018)

Alfonso is an excellent teacher. I see images from a different perspective now. Thank you for opening up our minds with new skills from behind the camera.

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By (attended on 11 Aug 2018)

Excellent, Alfonso was a great teacher, with a lot of technical knowledge and some unexpected insights on the history of the Rocks, making it really worth doing. I recommend this to anyone who wants to increase their knowledge


By (attended on 23 Jun 2018)

Alfonso is a consummate professional who's expertise in his field shows through in this class. I'm a qualified trainer and can therefore make for a tough student ... but the way the course was structured and delivered was fun and informative ... which meant we learnt a lot!!! Worth every cent.


Do you have to be a certain age to do this?

No age limit as long as you can walk with a basic level of fitness.

*Can minors under 16 years of age join the workshop?*

Minors (From 8-15 years) must be accompanied by an adult unless written
consent is given before hand (12-15 years).

Minors and adults are charged at the same price.

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