• Time: 10am-12pm • Meeting point: Wheel of Brisbane, Southbank • Ages 16 plus
Smartphones are giving conventional cameras a run for their money nowadays; and it’s all right there in your pocket.
The class is all about how you can make the most of the phone camera settings and apps to create professional-looking shots.
This 2 hour, friendly session is a great place to learn all about how to use your phone camera settings, whilst also learning about photography techniques from the professional.
• What will I learn? •
- All about exposure and lighting
- Composition and how to frame subjects
- Using different settings and tools with the camera
- How to edit and use editing apps
• Outdoor Class •
This class takes you on a walking tour around Brisbane, so you can get snap happy and practice in different surroundings. By the end of the class, you’ll have the confidence to apply your new skills in a variety of situations.
• Small Class Size •
The professional photography instructor is there every step of the way to answer any questions and to help you get the most out of your camera. Maximum 8 people per class so that everyone gets plenty of one-on-one advice and feedback.
• What do I need? •
- Smartphone equipped with a camera
- Fully charged and with plenty of available space to take lots of photos
- We specify an app to download before the class
Your experience doesn’t stop once the class ends - you can also join the Brisbane Photography Facebook Group to exchange photography tips with other members, ask questions and receive constructive criticism on photos.
See the class and photography instructor Christine in action here on Channel 7's The Great South East.
To book a private class for 8 or more people click here.
I thought this was amazing, I learned so much and Chrissy was the most patient and knowledgeable facilitator.
Honestly, I was so impressed I've done nothing but talk about it. 5/5 by Cindy Male 11-11-2018
Very informative. Follow up notes/information are very useful. Relaxed atmosphere. 5/5 by Kylie Stark 17-9-2018
very helpful and informative. great to have one on one input 5/5 by Jo Herbert 29-5-2018
Great detail very well delivered by someone who knew her subject. Very enjoyable class. 5/5 by Graham Adams 21-4-2018
Lots of info gives me more courage to tackle the instructions from Samsung. 5/5 by Nea Storan 24-3-2018
Good size group 4/5 by D Sweetman 11-3-2018
5/5 by Michele Gordon 10-3-2018
Chrissy was a bright & enthusiastic tutor. I thoroughly enjoyed the session & went home with a much better understanding of my smartphone camera. 5/5 by Tim Foote 6-1-2018
5/5 by Geoff Russell 6-1-2018
Chrissy was an excellent and helpful instructor. She followed up with great notes also. Highly recommend 5/5 by Charles Dazey 9-12-2017
Excellent I learnt so much and the presenter was very relaxed and knowledgeable. Great group of attendees to learn with and share lots of new tips. 5/5 by Melanie Ho 26-11-2017
4/5 by Nicole Siljuk 25-11-2017
Chrissy was excellent - explained & then we practised - she answered all out questions. 5/5 by Anna Coventry 25-11-2017
Lovely instructor who was very knowledgeable and inclusive. The class size allowed for individual interaction and instruction. The class was followed up with readings and links to assist us in learning more. I would recommend this activity to anyone with a smartphone who likes to take photos. 5/5 by Judith Walters 14-11-2017
Learnt heaps about my phone and what the features do. Group was small enough to ensure individual questions were answered. 5/5 by Dianne Pearce 14-10-2017
very useful tips provided in a non-threatening and friendly manner 5/5 by Libby Hanlon 14-10-2017
Chrissy gave very useful tips on getting better photos with my iPhone and encouraged us to experiment with different settings. Can thoroughly recommend the course and the instructor. 5/5 by Tony Kirk 2-9-2017
Very informative course by Chrissey Vellacott. She is a delight. 5/5 by Paula Robertson 25-7-2017
I like the informality and the way the instructor could respond to people queries as they arose. 5/5 by Susan Rowcliffe 23-7-2017
Chrissy was a fantastic person to have leading us through this course. We had a great morning, learned lots and came away with a lot more knowledge than when we started. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone wanting to improve their smartphone photography. 5/5 by Christina Barker 23-7-2017
Chrissy was superb. Learned so much and it was a great group! Better than my expectations! 5/5 by Rosemary Featherstone 22-7-2017
Chrissy was an absolute delight! She was so knowledgeable and showed us sooo many things about our phone.Her explanations were kept simple and easy to follow . I thought the time was spent was brilliant and will be recommending this to my friends. Pip 5/5 by Pip HOLMES 8-7-2017
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. Chrissy is a very capable and helpful instructor. 5/5 by Julie Davies 27-5-2017
Enjoyable ,informative, individual attention. ,,rChrissy has the perfect nature for the job & has lovely pe 5/5 by Gail Wait 18-4-2017
Chrissy was so informative... a really good teacher and lovely as well. I learnt so much about my phone camera that I just never knew. 5/5 by Seva Skevos 18-4-2017
Full of information, great tips, fun and worth doing. 4/5 by Anne Noonan 15-4-2017
Taught me so many new & interesting thing. The follow-up notes are just the best thing.
I know so much more & feel more confident to use my phone/camera.
Having only a small group was great- teacher able to follow up individual concerns. 4/5 by Veronika Plaznik 2-4-2017
Learned so much about my phone's camera capabilities. Great instructor! Ni ce small group. 5/5 by Tracey Walker 1-4-2017
Chrissy was a lovely instructor and very helpful and knowledgable. She explained and demonstrated clearly and gave us lots of useful information without overloading us. 5/5 by Jenny howell 26-3-2017