Camera Basics Course

Just bought a new camera? Then our beginner’s photography course would be perfect to get you up and running!

Just bought a new camera?

Then our beginner’s 1/2 Day photography course would be perfect to get you up and running!


Feedback from this course…

“Really worthwhile. Don Hildred is an excellent teacher who goes the extra mile for the students. Very knowledgeable and very well organised”. C. Horton.

“Don was an excellent teacher; he was very patient with the beginners and showed great generosity of spirit in sharing his information and going the extra mile”. D. Bollard.

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How to book a Private Lesson

To enrol in this Camera Basics course, please click on your preferred enrolment option (green button) below.

Cost: $150.00

Now you can relax, and enjoy the significant benefits of a one-on-one private tuition lesson with Don to gain the most from your valuable time.

Information about this course

(No prerequisites required)

Course structure

• 2 Hrs camera theory
• 1 Hr practical activities
• Coffee / Tea on arrival
• Hands-on activities & feedback
• Printed notes to take home
• Work at your own pace
• A friendly & relaxed atmosphere
• 30 days email + phone support

What to bring?

• Compact, Mirrorless or DSLR
• Camera instructions & Tripod

Booking options

• Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm
• Sat to Sun: 9am – 12pm
• Location: Toowoomba
• Venue: Picnic Point Cafe
• Venue: Home or Office

Payment options

• EFTPOS
• PayPal
• Cash on the day

Course topics

1. Camera accessories
2. Lenses explained
3. Focusing techniques
4. Understanding shutter drive
5. Explore Menu settings
6. Exposure & the Mode dial
7. Exposure compensation

Course venue

Picnic Point Cafe
164 Tourist Road, Toowoomba

Picnic Point Cafe and Parkland
Student feedback...

Picnic Point Cafe and surounding Parklands offer brilliant photographic opportunities. With magnificent views, a waterfall and abundant macro subjects in the park and gardens. There’s a lot to discover and photograph!

Meet Don at the Cafe entrance door

Student gallery

Past and present examples

Student gallery

Contact Don today!

To answer all your enquiries

Mobile: 0437 828 418
Email: Contact us