Photography Courses Available

Photography Course 1-Introducing your Digital Camera $99

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This class is ideal for new DSLR or mirrorless camera owners as well as those who are returning to photography. This is a practical class with no boring lectures—less physics, more photography. 

Photography Course 2- Mastering your Digital Camera $99

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 Moving on to the next stage, let’s talk more about what you can do with your camera. Much like the first part, there will be no boring lectures. Instead, we do more photography ! 

Photography Course 3- Portrait & Child Photography $99

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 This workshop covers the basics of working with models to achieve the best portraits possible. This class is ideal for taking photos of children and for those wanting to learn wedding photography.  

Photography Course 4- Fine Art Nude Photography $179

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 Capture the exquisite lines of the human body in a studio environment. The class is small in size and uses professional models to get the best possible images from your camera


Photography Course 5 -Introduction to Studio Lighting $99

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 Thinking of setting up a studio at home. Over three hours we show you how to use lighting to get the most effective use of your studio. The class covers fixed and strobe (Flash) lighting. 

Photography Course 6-Introduction to Macro Photography $99

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 For those who want to learn how to use Macro lenses, this practical workshop will be held both indoors and out. We aim to teach you how to take stunning Macro images. 

Photography Course 7-Product Photography $99

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 This practical workshop will be perfect for those who want to learn how to photograph their product, from pottery to paintings, from jewellery to cakes.  We aim to teach you how to take stunning  images of your products and art.  

Photography Course 8-Food Photography $99

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 This class is ideal for food bloggers, bakers or restaurant /Café owners

The class focuses on taking great images of food using your own, or easily obtainable equipment. The class also covers the basics of food styling, although it is not the main element of the class.

Courses at your Home or Workplace

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 Unlike other schools, I can come out to you. If you want to learn how to photograph your family, what better way to learn than at home with them! 

If you prefer, we can meet at a local café, library, or park.

The cost $150 for a two hour class

Events and Photo Walks

Photography Course 10-Night Photography (Melbourne City) $119

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 A three hour walk though Melbourne City at night, learning how your camera can take amazing images using long speeds as well as some very cool special effects. 

Photography Course 11-Travel Photography (Melbourne City) $99

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If you are travelling overseas, join our class. Over three hours we show you how to make your travel snaps into works of Art! 

Photography Course 12-Wildlife at Melbourne Zoo $129 ($99 Zoo Members)

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 Join us at Melbourne's amazing Zoo, where over three hours we show you how to take exceptional images from Tigers to Meerkats. Please note there is a special price for Zoo Members of $99

Photography Course 16 Seascape & Castle Photography $109

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Held at Point Nepean on the Mornington Peninsula  this workshop/event covers the basics of seascape  photography as well as he opportunity to photograph the historic forts that used to protect Melbourne.  

Photography Class 14 Flower & Garden Photography (Melbourne City)$99

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 Held at  one of Melbourne's stunning gardens, this lesson covers the basics of landscape photography and is ideal for those who want to learn how to see beauty in a landscape, from rolling hills to blooming flowers.   

Photography Course 13-Wildlife at Healesville $129 ($99 Zoo Members)

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  Join us at Healesville Sanctuary, where over three hours we show you how to take exceptional images from Koalas to Eagles. Please note there is a special price for Zoo Members of $99 

Software Classes Available

Photography Course 20-Lightroom Classic Introduction & Intermediate $99 each

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Introduction

A hands on class showing how to use what is regarded as the world’s best photographic software. You bring your Laptop (with the software pre-loaded  -The trial version will do)


Photography Course 23 - ON1 Software Introduction & Intermediate $99 each

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 ON1 RAW software is fast becoming the main competitor to Adobe. The software is inexpensive, yet has many professional features . As with our other software classes,  We’ll provide you with the instruction and images you need; just make sure to bring your own laptop. 

 

Photography Course 22 -Adobe Photoshop Elements $99

Adobe Photoshop Elements Class image from Alwyns Photo School Melbourne

Discover the wonders of one of Adobe’s most brilliant photo editing software applications. We’ll provide you with the instruction and images you need; just make sure to bring your own laptop. We also offer guidebooks that will serve as a reference for when you want to work on the same images later on.  

About Alwyns Photo School

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Why Alwyns Photo School is different.

 We believe in working WITH all the special features on the camera,NOT turning them all off and going manual. The camera companies have spent millions in development, so why reinvent the wheel. We can teach YOU how to take great photos on YOUR own digital camera.

Alwyns Photo School, making great photography easier.

Watch the video below to see what we teach.

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Who Am I

I have had years of experience working with students from 9 to 99 years.  I have been working in Photography for over 30 years and recently I completed 10 years running photography courses at Michaels My belief is to teach photography classes with "less physics, more photos."

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Class Schedule February 2020

Saturday February 01 Mastering your Digital Camera

 9.30-12.30  Eltham Living & Learning Centre 

Sunday February 02 Lightroom class 2-The Next Step

9.30 to 12.30 Vermont Library

Wednesday February 05 Fine Art Nude Photography

6.30pm to 9.30pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre

Saturday February 08 Portrait & Child Photography

9.30am to 12.30pm Eltham Living and Learning Centre

Sunday March 09 Wildlife Photography Healesville

12.30pm to 4.00pm Healesville Sanctuary

Saturday February 15 Introduction to ON1 Photo RAW Software

9.30am to 12.30pm Hawthorn Library

Sunday March 16 Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

9.30am to 12.30pm Hawthorn Library

Wednesday February 19 Wildlife Photography at Healesville

9.30am to 12.30pm Healesville Sanctuary

Thursday February 20 Wildlife Photography at Melbourne Zoo

9.00am to 12.30pm Melbourne Zoo

Saturday February 22 Introduction to your Digital Camera

9.30am to 12.30pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre  

Sunday February 23 Food Photography

2.00pm to 5.00pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre 

Sunday February 23 Studio Lighting Workshop

2.00pm to 5.00pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre  

Class Schedule March 2020

Sunday March 01 Flower and Garden Photography

 9.30-12.30 Fitzroy Gardens Melbourne

Sunday March01 Wildlife Photography at Melbourne Zoo

9.00am to 12.30pm Melbourne Zoo

Saturday March 07 Wildlife Photography at Healesville

9.30 to 12.30 Healesville Sanctuary

Sunday March 08 Fine Art Nude Photography

2.00pm to 5.00pm Eltham Living and Learning Centre

Wednesday March 11 Wildlife Photography at Melbourne Zoo

12.30pm to 4.00pm Melbourne Zoo

Saturday March 14 Introduction to your Digital Camera

9.30am to 12.30pm Eltham Living and Learning Centre

Saturday March 14 Mastering your Digital Camera

2.00 to 5.00pm Eltham Living and Learning Centre

Sunday March 15 Castles & Seacapes Workshop

9.30 to 12.30 Point Nepean National Park

Wednesday March 18 Fine Art Nude Photography

6.30pm to 9.30pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre

Saturday March 21 Software Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

9.30am to 12.30pm Hawthorn Library

Sunday March 22 Software ON1 Photo RAW The Next Step

9.30am to 12.30pm Hawthorn Library

Wednesday March 25 Wildlife Photography at Healesville

9.30am to 12.30pm Healesville Sanctuary

Class Schedule March 2020

Saturday March 28 Macro Photography

9.30am to 12.30pm Eltham Living & Learning Centre

Sunday March 29 Travel Photography (Melbourne City Walk)

9.30am to 12.30pm  Melbourne CBD

Sunday April 18 Travel Photography (Melbourne City Walk)

9.00am to 12.00pm Melbourne CBD