Beginners photography course - Brisbane | 1 day

Beginners photography course - Brisbane | 1 day
Partner Focus 10
Location Gold Coast, Brisbane, QLD
Duration 7 hours
Min/max attendees 1/6
Recommended for beginner
Next availability Ask us
Pricing AU$350.0 (Standard)

• Iconic Gold Coast locations • outdoors • action, low light shoot • small groups • dynamic • fun • detailed notes • 7 hours: $350 • by Focus 10 - a reputable, quality focused company running courses right around the world for 29 years


The Focus 10 Beginners Brisbane photography course is our most popular and introduces beginners and intermediate photographers into the fabulous world of digital imaging. It's cost effective, you can adjust your images, delete the bad photographs, display them in a variety of photography is fun, creative and inspirational.

We focus on practical 'hands on' shooting with a strong emphasis on camera handling at both iconic and lesser known Gold Coast locations...not sitting in a classroom learning theory. There's intuitive instruction on lighting and composition along with everything from exposure control to white balance, from ISO settings to focus options. The course is about practical demonstrations to train your eye to paint light onto a subject, how to select the right lens and the use of aperture and shutter speed to control the creative process.

This course is ideal for those wishing to understand and get the best out of their current DSLR Camera. If you do not have a digital camera yet...we hire Nikon and Canon cameras. Its best to find out what camera system suits your budget and needs then utilize our unbiased technical advice on gear and suppliers to get the best deal.

The Focus 10 Brisbane (& Gold Coast) beginners photography course is suited to, parents, students, travelers, journalists, government and business employees, FIFO workers, graphic designers...anyone who wants to do a fun informative course in a limited time frame. As one of Australia's most reputable and innovative photography companies, we have taught people from all walks of life for over 29 years.


  • Learn how to use your DLSR camera, digital compact or Smartphone properly
  • Fast track your photographic technical and artistic skills
  • Get great shots of iconic locations
  • Small groups (6 persons maximum)
  • Interactive, dynamic, fun, creative
  • Free camera shopping service & ongoing technical support


  • Your digital camera functions
  • Memory, file sizes, formats, storage
  • Composition, light, viewpoint, angles, lens perspective
  • Aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO setting, white balance, exposure compensation
  • Portraiture, landscapes, macro, reportage, still life, action, motion, cityscapes, architecture, nature, flowers
  • Use of your flash & shooting techniques in low-light conditions.


Andrew Thomasson




  • No prior photography knowledge
  • We recommend you have a digital DLSR camera such as a Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, Panasonic, Samsung DSLR cameras (any digital SLR camera will suffice)
  • We are big fans of compact & Smartphone cameras and the new mirrorless cameras as they are superb for artsy, creative shots with useful macro capabilities, light for travelling with lots of options.
  • You can rent a DLSR camera from us for $50 per course - find out what camera brand you like!
  • At least one quality multi range lens such as a Nikkor 18-200mm VR lens, a Canon 17-85mm, or the twin kit lenses (18-55mm and 50-250mm) sold as a package with many Canon, Pentax, Nikon and Olympus DLSR cameras
  • Memory card(s) - we recommend at least a 8GB card for all courses. We also have memory cards available for purchase on the day.
  • Camera accessories - such as a polarising filter (tripods useful but not essential and are available to hire/buy)
  • Charged camera battery and a spare, or bring along your charger.


  • 7 Hours: AUD $350 (10am to 5pm)
  • Instruction from professional photographers
  • Detailed notes
  • Camera, lens and accessory shopping service


Hog's Breath Cafe Main Beach, Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD 4217


There are currently no dates scheduled for this workshop. Please get in touch if you'd like to know when this workshop will run in the future.