Photography Fundamentals CityEast College

Course Outline

Get snappy and capture the world around you with CEC’s hands-on photography course! Our photography classes cover the fundamentals of manual photography. During our photography classes you’ll learn how to use your digital SLR camera to achieve dynamic images via different apertures, shutter-speeds, exposures, ISO and lenses.

Plus, gain control over how and where you focus! Apply your new skills in practical photography class exercises, homework and an assignment. The weekend course includes an excursion in the local area.

Idea for....

Our Photography Course is suitable for everyone, from beginners to intermediate photographers who are looking for photography training.


• Ability to use your camera more confidently
• Understanding of basic manual camera operations
• Ability to make more informed decisions about exposure
• Ability to explore and develop some creative techniques

What to bring

  • your camera - Digital SLR Camera with manual option. Bridge and Compact digital cameras are suitable if they have a manual exposure mode.
  • instruction manual for your camera (if you have it)
  • pen and notepad

About your tutor

Our photography course tutor, Michaela, has over two decades experience teaching adults in community colleges and TAFE and currently incorporates her photographic skills as a graphic designer, exhibiting artist and photography course teacher. After completing TAFE study, Michaela graduated from Sydney College of The Arts where photography was her major; she holds a BA (Vis. Arts) and Art Certificate.

Other Information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.


$210 Limited inc GST
Photography Fundamentals

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