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Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!
next available date
Saturday the 24th of April 2021
Sunrise Timelapse Meetup - Acton Peninsula - 6 am - 2 hours
- Tips and tricks about timelapse things.
- Good habits to pick up for landscape photography.
- Essential focus skills will also be brought up.
- GND, ND filters (77mm filter size) will be provided during the meetup.
- An exciting morning to be a good start for the whole day.
Instructor: Liwen 'Jackie' Tan
$35pp     9 places left
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We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next one is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Canberra Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.



We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 1.5 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue; if you use a tissue, dispose of it immediately and appropriately.

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Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Saturday the 24th of April 2021
Sunrise Timelapse Meetup - Acton Peninsula - 6 am - 2 hours
- Tips and tricks about timelapse things.
- Good habits to pick up for landscape photography.
- Essential focus skills will also be brought up.
- GND, ND filters (77mm filter size) will be provided during the meetup.
- An exciting morning to be a good start for the whole day.
Instructor: Liwen 'Jackie' Tan
$35pp     9 places left
Saturday the 24th of April 2021
Beginners Photography Class - Australian War Memorial - 9am - 3 hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.
Instructor: Atharva Karkhanis
$115pp     only 1 place left
Saturday the 1st of May 2021
Cityscape Photography Meetup - Acton - 4:30 pm - 2 hours
Come learn what goes into a good cityscape. From choosing the perfect spot, angle, light and other camera settings.
-Tips on composition
-Long exposure techniques for landscape
-How to do manual focus
-How to use different modes of your camera
-Nightscape view of the city
-Easy tricks about doing timelapse for city nightscape (If interested)
Instructor: Liwen 'Jackie' Tan
$35pp     9 places left
Saturday the 8th of May 2021
Beginner Post Production: The Usage of Mask - Marie Reay Teaching Centre - 8am - 2 hours
You will get the knowledge of

-layer mask
-mask function in ACR
-how to create a simple luminosity mask
-how to use a luminosity mask
-the usages of mask in landscape photography
Instructor: Liwen 'Jackie' Tan
$45pp     10 places left
Saturday the 15th of May 2021
Hyperlapse Photography Meetup - National Carillon - 8am - 2 hours
Learn the basics of timelapse and haperlapse in a stunning location!
You will get
-basic knowledge about timelapse
-tips and tricks about doing hyperlapse
-practice a short hyperlapse
Instructor: Liwen 'Jackie' Tan
$35pp     11 places left
Reviews
4.8/5 from 21 reviews
Locations are easy to find. Instructor is very helpful and gives one-on-one time to explain the process, help with camera settings and extra tips for the technique of the workshop. Extra links sent via email are a great reference for future photoshoots. Meeting other like minded attendees in this kind of setting is ideal. I come away from each meetup learning something new!
5/5 by Fiona Scheidel
17-4-2021
Had a great time. Excellent chance to meet others and get tips.
5/5 by Robert Scott Schmidli
11-4-2021

5/5 by Mark Zorzi
7-3-2021
As it was a small group, I was able to learn alot about using my camera which is what I was after. Enjoyed the combo of bike riding to various spots to then take photos.
5/5 by Yvonne Poels
1-3-2021
It was great
5/5 by Annette Milnes
22-2-2021
Excellent location (War Memorial) and tips from Atharva
5/5 by Robert Schmidli
15-2-2021

4/5 by Brett Brown
14-2-2021

5/5 by Rachel Hemsworth
13-2-2021

4/5 by Matthew Gledhill
8-2-2021
Excellent! Peter was a great teacher and mentor. He provided easy to understand advice and shared his time equally around all those that attended.
5/5 by Melinda Salter
24-1-2021

5/5 by Kathleen Brand
20-1-2021
It was good to get out and have time for a photography session. Pete is very knowledgeable and always shares some good points.
4/5 by Michelle
17-1-2021

5/5 by Atharva Karkhanis
22-12-2020
Both hubby and I really enjoyed the experience. Despite being a windy day it didn't take away from several pleasant hours of learning new tips, techniques and ideas, thanks to Ijumma. Being a small, supportive group really helped too. We completed this session feeling inspired and ready to test out our new found skills.
4/5 by Rafe & Immie Heiner
11-10-2020
Knowledgable instructor, great information given to participants, got some great photos and some good insight on composition and technical details.
5/5 by Meetup - Kim
29-9-2020
This was a great, relaxed way to practice my photography skills with a focus on black and white. Ijumaa was a good instructor, giving us freedom to explore and learn in the way that best suited us.
4/5 by Oliver Durance
20-9-2020
Loved it!! Great location, content, individualized advise.
5/5 by Angela Lewis
11-9-2020
Pete is excellent so much patience and experience that he shares so willingly.
5/5 by Michelle Kelly
25-7-2020
It was a great night and I learned a lot. Peter was very knowledgeable and helpful and really lovely. I was very thrilled with the photos I was able to take with his guidance. Would love to do more.
5/5 by Gabrielle Mckinnon
22-7-2020
Really enjoyed it - although I got very cold by the end! Tutor was very helpful, personable and knowledgeable. My aim was to use 'manual' and I did, with his guidance, and came home with some very encouraging images.
5/5 by Suzanne
27-6-2020
It was great, we had plenty of time in a lovely location to capture the photos. Help and encouragement was always available from Peter.
5/5 by Annette Milnes
27-6-2020
 
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