Beginner’s Digital Photography

“Love photography? Learn how to creatively use your camera to capture great images!”


Level: Beginners
Dates: 20 January 2024
Duration: 10.00am – 12.30pm
Price: $200
Location: Digidirect Cannington
Maximum participants: 10

It’s back for 2024! Our “Beginner’s Digital Photography” workshop is designed for beginners, and will take you from “zero to hero” when it comes to understanding and using your camera. Perfect if you have a Digital SLR (DSLR) or Mirrorless camera. This workshop is relevant for all brands of Mirrorless or DSLR cameras, including Canon, Nikon, Sony, OM Systems (Olmpus), Fujifilm, Pentax and Panasonic.

You love photography and have a great camera, but are struggling to understand how to use it beyond just the simple Auto mode. You’ve come to the right place!

“Beginner’s Digital Photography” is a course designed for the person who is an absolute beginner to digital photography and who would like to know more about how to best use their camera, so that they can pursue their love of photography further and even begin to explore photography as a form of creative or artistic expression! Portraits, landscapes, shooting in low light, focusing on detail – this workshop kicks off your adventures in photography!

We start with the basics — by getting you to become familiar and comfortable with your camera, and then we take you through the key camera controls that will let you get more creative in your photography.

What you will learn:
  • Great tips for camera operation.
  • White balance: How to get the colours right in your photos.
  • ISO: Configuring your camera to shoot in different lighting conditions.
  • Depth of field: Shooting for soft vs sharp backgrounds.
  • Focus control: How to nail your focus each and every shot.
  • Compositions that work.
  • Getting sharp images in low light.
  • The best lenses for different styles of photography.
  • Shooting movement: How to get sharp images of moving subjects.
  • Exposure control: How to get brighter or darker images when you shoot.

What you’ll need:
  • Your camera
  • Your lens/es
  • The manual for your camera
  • Notebook and a pen

You don’t need to bring a tripod to this workshop.

This workshop is suitable for digital cameras with manual controls (P, A/Av, S/Tv and M modes) including DSLRs, Micro Four Third cameras, mirrorless cameras and advanced compact cameras. Workshop notes are provided.


Here are some of what our customers have to say about our beginner’s workshop:

“Thank you for today’s workshop. It’s exactly what I’d hoped for and it has filled in ALL the gaps for me! I’ve attended quite a few photographic workshops this year around Perth and you’re by far the best. You make it so clear and easy to understand.” (Nancye Miles-Tweedie)

“Beginner’s workshop was fab. Everything was explained in a way that made sense to a novice. Would recommend to anyone!” (Bec Davie)

“I just wanted to take a few minutes to write back and say thank you for the course on Saturday, I really enjoyed it and felt I learnt a lot during the course, it really opened my eyes as to just how deep you can delve into the photography and how much I have to learn, it really was a fantastic introduction and has given me more confidence in what I am doing with my camera.” (Grant Mead)


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