b3 photo b&w fp 

Take Your Photography to a higher Level. Learn more of the technical side and how to apply it to your creation of images.

No Classes Running at Present

On Location
10 x 3 hr lessons
Some on location lessons may be longer than 3 hrs due to travel time and other factors
Max. 8 people per class


You will learn the theory behind things like composition, light, lens effects and how to apply them to your images. What techniques to applying whilst shooting to minimise post production. Understanding light and light fall off, both natural and artificial, plus much more interesting information. Discussion & image critiques are held at the beginning of each in studio class.
There will also be a photo challenge to stir the creative juices!


  • Composition 1
  • Composition 2
  • Perspective - effect of Lenses & distance
  • Filters – graduated, polarising, soft focus, B&W
  • Colour Theory & its use
  • Light & Lighting 1 – flash, LEDs, Glass, Shiny surfaces, Back Lighting
  • Light & Lighting 2
  • Reflections - eliminating them or using them, Silhouettes & Shadows
  • Luminosity
  • Discussions


  • A DSLR camera, mirrorless, or a compact camera with adjustable settings 
  • Tripod


You need to have completed Back to Basics 1 & 2 or have a working knowledge of the settings on your camera


Please text or phone if you can't make it to a class. You can catch up on the missed class either by joining in on the appropriate class the next time it is run for free or you can pay an additional fee of $95 and have a private catch up lesson (normally $150 per hr) at a time convenient to both parties. These classes are stand alone lessons so the order in which you do them is not important.


2021     Classes this year will be on Saturdays
Dates to be announced


$795 for 10 lessons
* Early Bird price - Book & pay at least 2 weeks before and pay only $770

Level 3 Graduate On Going Classes 
By request, after B3 has been completed, a monthly level 3 class runs to hone and advance ones knowledge. They are made up of photography trips or workshops on topics that interest or need work with a location chosen to suit, as well as review classes of photos taken. It is optional whether you choose to do these on going classes or not.
Cost $75 per lesson.


APP Licentiate Sm
A licentiate is a person who has a formal attestation of professional competence, borne from experience, to not only practice a profession, but also to teach, educate and mentor others in the profession.

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