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.

In Studio & 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
  • 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.


2020     Classes will be on Saturdays- Dates to be advised
B3 will be scheduled for the middle of next year. The classes will be on Saturdays. There will be 10 classes and will have a 2 week break in the middle. Actual dates will be published shortly. If you are interested please send me an email and I will put you on the list for updated info.


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

Level 3 On Going Classes 
By request, after B3 has been completed, a monthly level 3 class runs to hone and advance ones knowledge. They alternate between a review of photos taken and a photography trip on a topic that needs work with a location chosen to suit.
Cost $75 per lesson.


We Teach 
rather than Lecture
Learn more easily with personalised tuition in small classes.
Hands on tuition with practice enables faster learning too.

The Essence of Photography
is to choose how your image will look by using depth of field and selecting your point of focus.
If you use Auto - your camera makes the choice & it may not look like you want it to.
Learn how to take control of your camera & create the image you see!


  03 9877 9266
  or 0435 377 065

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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