SLR Film Camera course

SLR Film Camera Course

Love to get back to shooting with film in your SLR camera?

You still can, let Don show you everything you need to know.

After starting my career in film photography over 30 years ago, I am more than keen to show everyone how to relive those wonderful times!

Is this the right level for me?

This course will cover the basics of DSL film photography, which includes using the Priority and Manual exposure modes. Therefore, it is rated as an intermediate level course.

Intermediate level course

How to book a Private Lesson

Simply email Don directly to arrange your booking. Alternatively, click on the Day & Time button to see Don’s current availability.

Cost: $120.00

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

Information about this course

Course overview

  • 2 Hrs camera theory
  • 1 Hr practical activities
  • Coffee / Tea on arrival
  • Hands-on activities
  • Critiquing & feedback
  • Printed notes to take home
  • Work at your own pace
  • Friendly & relaxed atmosphere
  • Minimum 2 hour first lesson
  • Followed by hourly lessons
  • 30 days email / phone support

Course topics

  • The basics of SLR cameras
  • Where to get film
  • Where to process film
  • Camera controls
  • Priority exposure modes
  • Manual exposure modes
  • Using the Light Meter
  • Prime lens options
  • Manual focusing

Practical activities

  • Freezing & Blurring movement
  • Change Depth of Field (DOF)
  • Landscape Photography
  • Macro Photography
  • Intentional Camera Movement
  • How to achieve a Starburst

What to bring?

  • A 35mm film camera
  • * I have several to loan
  • Pen / notepad
  • Tripod – optional

Booking – Times & Venues

  • Mon to Fri: 9am – 12pm
  • Mon to Fri: 1pm – 4pm
  • Sat to Sun: 9am – 12pm
  • Location: Toowoomba
  • Venue: Picnic Point Cafe
  • Instead: your Home or Office

Please let Don know…

  • If you want to mix topics
  • Make & model of your camera
  • If you need a loan camera
  • Do you need film
  • Any wheelchair requirements
  • Hearing or Sight needs

Payment options

  • Eftpos
  • Bank Transfer
  • Cash on the day

Course venue

Picnic Point Cafe
164 Tourist Road, Toowoomba

Private Photography Course venue - Picnic Point Cafe and Parkland, 164 Tourist Road, Toowoomba.
Read what students are saying about their experiences… Don has been teaching & touring photography workshops for over 19 years in Qld, NSW and New Zealand…

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

Past and present examples

Past and current examples Students range from total beginners to advanced camera buffs. Coming from far and wide, including Northern Queensland, and the Blue Mountains in NSW.

Contact Don today!

Office hours

Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat to Sun: 9am – 12pm

Mobile: 0437 828 418