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Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 22 June
Southport - 8:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$138       3 places left
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 20 July
Southport - 8:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$148       5 places left
Astrophotography Meetup

Astrophotography Meetup

Saturday 03 August
Main Western Road - 6:30pm - 2 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
During this 2 hour meetup we are going to examine the art and techniques associated with Astrophotography as we capture the Milky Way. Learn the settings you need, selecting the location to photograph from and many other techniques. You will walk away with some incredible images from this evening.
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$47      

Photo Editing With Lightroom

Photo Editing With Lightroom

Saturday 10 August
- 8:30am - 2 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
Come join us for an online Lightroom photo editing session, covering the use of many basic photo editing functions, as well as more advanced techniques such as masking, and detailed colour correction and colour grading to make your photos pop.

We will also explore keyboard shortcuts to speed up your workflow and you will have the opportunity to submit an image to have it collectively edited by the group to see what we can create.


As this class will focus on Lightroom, it would be preferable for you to have access to the software, however there are other applications capable of the same or similar functions.
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$47      
Natural Light Portraits

Natural Light Portraits

Saturday 24 August
Benowa - 8:30am - 2 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
Immerse yourself in the art of capturing stunning portraits using the beauty of natural light and picturesque backdrops. This workshop is designed for those looking to enhance their skill in recognizing and manipulating flattering light in the unpredictability of outdoor settings. Discover how to collaborate effectively with your subjects to portray their personality and style vividly through the lens.

Gain insights into the subtle art of posing and creating a comfortable atmosphere for your subjects, ensuring every shot reflects the essence of their character. The session will delve into critical technical skills, including precise focusing and accurate metering for skin tones, elevating the quality of your portraiture.

With a professional model as part of the session, participants will have the opportunity to apply their learning in real-time, under guidance. Whether you're a novice eager to learn or an experienced photographer looking to refine your technique, this workshop offers invaluable insights into the nuanced realm of portrait photography in natural settings.
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$47      
Dusk & Night Landscapes

Dusk & Night Landscapes

Saturday 21 September
Bundall Rd - 6pm - 2 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
In this workshop, we will explore the art of capturing stunning and dramatic landscape images during the hours of dusk and night.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of landscape photography, including composition, exposure, and lighting. We will cover topics such as capturing the mood and atmosphere of a scene, using long exposures to create unique effects, and using light sources to add interest and depth to your images.
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$47      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 26 October
Southport - 8:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Photography Group
Anthony Parker
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$148      

Other Nearby Groups

Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 22 June
Runaway Bay - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Crochet Club
Keren Alouf
Calling all yarn lovers and aspiring crochet artists! Prepare to be enchanted in our vibrant Beginner's Crochet Class! No prior experience needed – just bring your passion, and we'll supply the rest. Discover the magic of transforming yarn into stunning crochet creations, guided by our expert instructors. Explore the secrets of fundamental stitches, let your creativity run wild, and leave with the skills to craft your own crochet wonders. Come join us for a colorful, laughter-filled adventure where you'll weave dreams into reality, one stitch at a time!
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$92       2 places left
Special Stitches Class

Special Stitches Class

Saturday 13 July
Runaway Bay - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Crochet Club
Keren Alouf
Uncover the Magic of Crochet's Special Stitches!

Elevate your crochet skills with our exciting Special Stitches Class! If you've mastered the basics, it's time to delve into the world of Puff, Cluster, and Popcorn stitches. Together, we'll craft stunning "Daisy" and "Sunburst" squares that showcase your new skills. Plus, enjoy complimentary basic materials and a refreshing round of non-alcoholic drinks to keep your creativity flowing. Full event details will be revealed upon booking confirmation. Don't miss out on this enchanting crochet journey-reserve your spot today!
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$84      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 17 August
Runaway Bay - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Crochet Club
Keren Alouf
Calling all yarn lovers and aspiring crochet artists! Prepare to be enchanted in our vibrant Beginner's Crochet Class! No prior experience needed – just bring your passion, and we'll supply the rest. Discover the magic of transforming yarn into stunning crochet creations, guided by our expert instructors. Explore the secrets of fundamental stitches, let your creativity run wild, and leave with the skills to craft your own crochet wonders. Come join us for a colorful, laughter-filled adventure where you'll weave dreams into reality, one stitch at a time!
book now
$92      

Special Stitches Class

Special Stitches Class

Saturday 14 September
Runaway Bay - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Crochet Club
Keren Alouf
Uncover the Magic of Crochet's Special Stitches!

Elevate your crochet skills with our exciting Special Stitches Class! If you've mastered the basics, it's time to delve into the world of Puff, Cluster, and Popcorn stitches. Together, we'll craft stunning "Daisy" and "Sunburst" squares that showcase your new skills. Plus, enjoy complimentary basic materials and a refreshing round of non-alcoholic drinks to keep your creativity flowing. Full event details will be revealed upon booking confirmation. Don't miss out on this enchanting crochet journey-reserve your spot today!
book now
$84      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 05 October
Runaway Bay - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Gold Coast Crochet Club
Keren Alouf
Calling all yarn lovers and aspiring crochet artists! Prepare to be enchanted in our vibrant Beginner's Crochet Class! No prior experience needed – just bring your passion, and we'll supply the rest. Discover the magic of transforming yarn into stunning crochet creations, guided by our expert instructors. Explore the secrets of fundamental stitches, let your creativity run wild, and leave with the skills to craft your own crochet wonders. Come join us for a colorful, laughter-filled adventure where you'll weave dreams into reality, one stitch at a time!
book now
$92      
ABOUT BYRON
BAY
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Byron Bay .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Byron Bay Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Loved the event.
    5/5
    James
    2024-01-08
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Alexandra Garrido
    Meet Alexandra, a vibrant and passionate Spanish photography teacher that loves encouraging creativity and ease-fulness into her classes. With a background in fine arts, photography, and art therapy, she brings a unique perspective to her teachings. Alexandra's journey began with a deep fascination for light and composition, which she seamlessly weaves into her teaching style, making learning a fun and supportive experience for her students.

    As a seasoned portrait photographer, Alexandra has an innate ability to capture the essence of her subjects, bringing out their true personality in each shot. Beyond portraits, she has also delved into the dynamic worlds of music and theatre photography, where her keen eye for detail and love for storytelling shine through. Alexandra also uses photography as her chosen medium for artistic expression.
    Whether she's behind the lens or in the classroom, Alexandra's infectious personality inspires others to see the world in a new light.

    Alexandra Garrido is available for private bookings

    Available most days
    Private tutoring, portraits, and events.

    PHOTOS
    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-06-15
    Title or Location: North Beach Station, Byron Bay
    While visiting the Byron Solar Train with our boys (5&7 years), they sparked a conversation about what Byron was like when the trains used to rattle through. We discussed the different types of trains that used to travel the tracks, how they were powered and the excitement that the passengers must have felt coming into Byron.
    Credit: Tara Jarvis
    Instagram: Thermotrix_with_tara_jarvis

    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-06-12
    Title or Location: This photo was taken at the end of our block in Gulmarrad NSW
    It was a misty morning I was already in my spot at the end of our block in the bush ,so excited to see the mist lifting Then I spotted the little wallaby and the backdrop was perfect?I used my Olympus E-M5 mark ll with a 12-100 f4.0 Olympus M Zuiko lens It was 5 am and the mist had lifted
    Credit: Theresa Haley
    Facebook: Terrie Haley
    Instagram: @terriehaley
    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-05-18
    Title or Location: Gulmarrad NSW
    It was early morning and I was planning to go to the beach to search for Kangaroos in the sea just before dawn? it was too misty and dangerous to drive to Brooms Head..so, I walked to the end of our garden and amid the mist ..I found this beautiful light The little Wallaby posed for the shotWe were both so happy..
    Credit: Terrie Haley
    Facebook: Terrie Haley
    Instagram: @terriehaley

    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-05-10
    Title or Location: Gulmarrad
    This is a family of Kookaburras who visit our garden every day.If we've been away when we return they circle around our heads a their wings just lightly kiss our heads it's certainly a beautiful welcome..This particular photo was taken around 3.30 pm On a beautiful sunny day..,
    Credit: Terrie Haley
    Facebook: Terrie Haley
    Instagram: @terriehaley

    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-03-29
    Title or Location: Fingal Head

    Credit: Chris Bird
    Facebook: birdychris68
    Instagram: birdychris
    Byron Bay Photography Group
    2024-03-23
    Title or Location: Hastings Point
    First Astro shot for the season, It took some patience and planning. We had a bit of wet weather lately.
    Credit: Steve Dowker

    Oshawa Photography Group
    2024-06-20
    Title or Location: Uxbridge, Ontario
    ?This past Father?s Day I went to a family farm cidery with my oldest daughter. The drinks were good, the company was great, but the best part was the farm?s commitment to keeping wild, native plants for pollinators. This little bee found a delicious clover and I got this macro shot.?
    Credit: PGC Photography
    Instagram: @valle6500
    Baton Rouge Photography Group
    2024-06-19
    Title or Location: Plaquemine LA
    This was the backside of a passing storm system while I was at work in a chemical plant. Capture was made on my iPhone 15 Pro using the Lightning Cam 2 app.
    Credit: Christopher Fontenot
    Bell County Photography Group
    2024-06-19
    Title or Location: Nolanville
    A few years ago the field on FM 3219 used to be full of sunflowers. Not anymore. Good thing I took the photos when I did...
    Credit: Bambi Altman

    Portsmouth Photography Group
    2024-06-18
    Title or Location: Southsea
    Red arrow display for the 80 tribute to the fallen.
    Credit: ian gray
    Facebook: Ian Gray Promotional filming and photography
    Instagram: iangrayimages
    San Francisco Photography Group
    2024-06-18
    Title or Location: Arches National Park-Moab Utah
    Arches is considered a dark sanctuary meaning using light painting is not allowed. I went to do Astro Photography in June of 2021. This was taken approximately 2am when the Milky Way rose to the center of the arch. While it is a dark sanctuary, someone was hiking on the other side with a headlamp giving me just a touch of light painting to outline the arch. I held the wide angle lens open approximately 13-seconds, ISO 1600.
    Credit: Terry Enlow
    Instagram: @terryenlow
    Murrieta Photography Group
    2024-06-17
    Title or Location: Bainbridge Circle, Murrieta, CA
    Long Exposure Christmas at Bainbridge Circle - 134 sec f/11 iso400 50mm (DEC 2020)
    Credit: Charles Grandin
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/charles.grandin
    Instagram: @ctgrandin

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