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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!
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Saturday the 24th of October 2020
Portrait Photography - Floreat - 10am - 2 hours
What makes the difference between a happy snap and a portrait? We will be exploring technics to photograph people using formal, casual and candid posing. We will look at how to use depth of field to either blur the background or put the person in the context of the environment.
For this session you will need to BYO model, a friend or family member to photograph. If you prefer to photograph a stranger though we can swap the 'models' around.
$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 on 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 Perth 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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Saturday the 24th of October 2020
Portrait Photography - Floreat - 10am - 2 hours
What makes the difference between a happy snap and a portrait? We will be exploring technics to photograph people using formal, casual and candid posing. We will look at how to use depth of field to either blur the background or put the person in the context of the environment.
For this session you will need to BYO model, a friend or family member to photograph. If you prefer to photograph a stranger though we can swap the 'models' around.
$35pp     9 places left
Saturday the 24th of October 2020
Beginners Guide to Photography Class - Peninsula Farm Tearooms, Maylands - 1 pm - 3 Hours
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start.

This 3 hour session will have you weaned off auto mode and transforming your everyday snaps into professional and interesting-looking shots.

The class concentrates on explaining why your camera does what it does, what the modes do and why you might choose one over another and gets you shooting fully manual to understand the effect of exposure on your image and all while encouraging you to take great photos!
$115pp     only 4 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 24th of October 2020
Beginners Guide to Night Photography - Northbridge - 6:30pm - 3 hours
New to photography? Our Beginners Guide to Night Photography is perfect for you to learn the
many techniques used for night-time photography in a small, 3 hour, class around Northbridge.
You'll learn about light trails, long exposures, light painting, B&W photography at night, bokeh, and
visit a stylish Theatre lobby to understand white balance and artificial light.
Perfect for those who have completed our Beginners Guide to Photography class during the day!
$115pp     only 3 places left
Saturday the 7th of November 2020
Street Photography Meetup - Mt Lawley - 11 am - 2 hours
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be looking at how you can use different crops and compositions to tell a story about the local area through your camera. There will be a mix of architecture, street art and candid portrait photography in this session as we explore the area.
$35pp     12 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 14th of November 2020
Beginners Guide to Photography - Maylands - 9 am - 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.
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 21st of November 2020
Shutter Speed & Action Photography - Scarborough - 3pm - 2 hours
In this session we will be looking at how you can use your camera's shutter speed settings to capture action in sharp focus. Whether you're new to or familiar with manual camera settings, this session will be a chance to play and get creative with the guidance and advice of the photography instructor.
$35pp     11 places left
Saturday the 21st of November 2020
Beginners Guide to Night Photography - Northbridge - 6:30pm - 3 hours
New to photography? Our Beginners Guide to Night Photography is perfect for you to learn
the many techniques used for night-time photography in a small, 3 hour, class around Northbridge.
You'll learn about light trails, long exposures, light painting, B&W photography at night, bokeh, and
visit a stylish Theatre lobby to understand white balance and artificial light.
Perfect for those who have completed our Beginners Guide to Photography class during the day!
$115pp     only 6 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Saturday the 5th of December 2020
Capturing the Sunset - City Beach - 6pm - 2 hours
Perth is the Sunset capital of country and City Beach is one of the best places to watch it happen. We are meeting a little before so that we can also photograph the beach in the changing light conditions. We will stay past the sun dipping over the horizon to record the after glow in the sky and play with long exposures in the waves.
$35pp     10 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Refund Policy: 5 days notice required for a full refund. Re-scheduling requires 2 days notice. In the case of bad weather (heavy rain) the class may be cancelled and you'll be given the option of rescheduling or a refund. If you need to reschedule or refund your booking, then please contact the office using the form here . Your instructor is NOT able to refund or reschedule your booking for you.
Photo by Anna Mair Francis
Photo by Anna Mair Francis
Photo by Anna Mair Francis
Photo by Anna Mair Francis
Reviews
4.6/5 from 194 reviews

5/5 by Miriam Romiti
2-9-2020
It is good to have face to face tuition and get a better understanding of photography basics also having the chance to be able to ask questions and physically have someone show you how to change camera settings etc.
5/5 by Dave Buckley
30-8-2020
Really good. Knowledgeable teacher and perfect she knew where and what to look for when it comes to Wildflowers. A great morning
5/5 by Ulrika Thor
19-7-2020
Thoroughly enjoyed it!
5/5 by Richard Lailey
7-7-2020
Fun macro session at King Park. Helpful guide from instructor
5/5 by Angela LaLoggia
15-2-2020
Anna Mair was excellent. Perth City had alot of beautiful reflections
5/5 by Lesley Florey
19-1-2020
I really enjoyed this event, Anna-Mair is lovely and extremely patient; she had a lot of useful and creative suggestions that helped improve my technique and create some gorgeous photographs. Looking forward to the next event!
5/5 by Gayle O'Leary
29-12-2019
Anna mair is an excellent teacher as she takes time to sit with you and explain what is required to improve the photo and suggests another way to take it
5/5 by Miriam Romiti
24-11-2019
Very informative. Catered for individual levels. Good feedback with suggestions for improvement in picture quality and composition.
5/5 by Naomi Bell
13-10-2019
great tips and feedback and validating some of my ideas. Thanks Anna-Mair and fellow walkers
5/5 by Miriam Romiti
13-10-2019
I really enjoy the class, didn’t know anything about photography st all, but this class is just so practical and hands on. Maria is so friendly and very helpful, she gave lots of hints and techniques which makes a big difference.
5/5 by Hetty Kaiser
13-10-2019

4/5 by Ulrika Thor
15-9-2019
Great session at Kings Park. Anna-Mair is always helpful and provides great advice on understanding camera settings to improve my photography. Thank you!
5/5 by Angela
1-9-2019

5/5 by Angela
17-8-2019

5/5 by Marree &Frank Daly
17-8-2019
Anna was extremely helpful and patient in guiding me through the methods and techniques that were required on the day. Highly recommended.
4/5 by Rick Wegener
20-7-2019
Loved it. Learnt heaps. Anna Mair excellent. Very informative for me ss a beginner
5/5 by Lesley Florey
23-6-2019
Great morning photography session at Fremantle. Anna-Mair is always helpful.
5/5 by Angela LaLoggia
22-6-2019

5/5 by Nicki Mileham
26-5-2019
Very informative and worthwhile
5/5 by Neil Jacques
26-5-2019
Great instructions, learned a few new things. Instructor was easy to approach with questions.
5/5 by Melissa Baker
12-5-2019
Fabulous. Great venue really good leader. Learnt heaps.
5/5 by Ruth Thean
12-5-2019
Good set-up, informative
4/5 by Ulrika Thor
12-5-2019

5/5 by Neil Jacques
28-4-2019
Great spot for photography.
5/5 by Angela LaLoggia
27-4-2019

5/5 by Nicki Mileham
31-3-2019

5/5 by Robert Williams
20-3-2019
A very relaxed, laid back and informative session that inspired confidence in exploring more of my cameras features. I will definitely enrol in future events.
5/5 by Tim McGowan
17-2-2019
Easy, friendly format with helpful hints from organiser.
5/5 by Lorna Viljoen
21-1-2019

5/5 by Kielley Edwards
6-1-2019
 
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