Manual Exposure Course

Manual Exposure Course with Don Hildred. Wanting to advance your skills and get off the Auto settings? Learn how to explore what’s possible using the Manual Mode.

Wanting to get off Auto?

Advance your photography skills and explore what’s possible using Manual Mode in this 1/2 Day course.


Feedback from this course…

“Thanks to Don, our wonderful and patient teacher, I have learnt so much and expanded my photography skills. I never thought I would be shooting mostly in manual mode and stepping out of my (Auto) comfort zone”. A Gardener

“Don is a very personable friendly person with great teaching skills. I am pleased to say I left knowing a lot more about what my camera can do, and excited to practice all I have learnt”. C. Drinkwater

More student feedback…

How to book a Private Lesson

To enrol in this Manual Exposure Course, please click on your preferred enrolment option (green button) below.

Cost: $150.00

You can then 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

Prerequisites (a working knowledge of my camera)

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. Understanding Manual Exposure
2. ISO in Digital photography
3. What is Shutter speed?
4. Focusing techniques
5. What is an Aperture?
6. Manual Exposure in practice
7. Reproducing accurate colour
8. Exposure tips & tricks

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