Photography Courses Available

Photography Course 1-Introducing your Digital Camera $99-3 Hours

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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 $99-3 Hours

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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- 3 Hrs

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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 $179-3 Hours

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 Capture the exquisite lines of the human body in a studio environment. 

We do have several models to photograph or you can provide your own model if you prefer

Photography Courses Available

Photography Course 5 -Introduction to Studio Lighting $99-3 Hours (Launching Jan 2020)

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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-Macro Photography $99-3 Hours

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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 -3 Hrs

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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 $99-3 Hrs

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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.

Events and Photo Walks Melbourne City

Photography Course 10-Night Photography (Melbourne City) $119-3 Hours

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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) $99-3 Hours

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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 $129-3 Hours

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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

Events and Photo Walks Outer Melbourne

Photography Course 13-Wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary $129-3 Hours

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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

Photography Course 14-Flower & Garden Photography $99 3 Hours

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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 15-Landscape and Waterfall Photography-Marysville $99 3 Hours

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A three hour photo walk through the beautiful area of Marysville. We take in lakes, waterfalls and Bruno Torf's amazing sculpture garden. Held in Autumn to  capture the stunning colours available in that time of year.

Photography Course 16-Seascape and "Castle" Photography Point Nepean $109 3 Hours

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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. 

Software Classes Available

Photography Course 20-Lightroom Classic Introduction $99-3 Hours

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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)

We will provide you with several images that need work, as well as guidebooks so you can work on the same images later.

Photography Course 21-Lightroom Classic The Next Step $99-3 Hours

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The Next Step

This class follows on from the introduction class  and covers more of what this amazing software can do.

This class is also suitable for anyone who has been using Lightroom and would like to take their ability to the next level.

Photography Course 22 -Photoshop Elements $99-3 Hours

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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.  

Photography Course 23 -ON1 Software Introduction $99-3 Hours

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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. 

 Next Class Sunday October 13 Hawthorn

Photography Course 24 -ON1 Software The Next Step $99-3 Hours (Launching Dec 2019)

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If you have attended our ON1 introduction class and want to explore more if this software the book this class. We take you further into the things this amazing software can do. As with the introduction class,  We’ll provide you with the instruction and images you need; just make sure to bring your own laptop. 

Photography Course 25-Restoring Your Family History Using Scanners and Software $99- 3 Hours

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If you have boxes of old slides and prints that need to be sorted and restored, then this is the ideal class.

The class uses Photoshop Elements in the restoring section.

Perfect for Family History fans 

Course Calendar December 2019

Sunday December 01

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

9.30am - 12.30pm

State Library Melbourne

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Sunday December 01

9.30am - 12.30pm

State Library Melbourne

Saturday December 07

Photography Course 3-Portrait & Child Photography $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Greensborough DVLC

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Sunday December 08

Photography Course 16-Seascape and "Castle" Photography Point Nepean $109

9.30am - 12.30pm

Point Nepean, Portsea

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Saturday December 14

Photography Course 8-Food Photography $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Greensborough DVLC

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Sunday December 15

Photography Course 22 -ON1 Software Introduction $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Vermont Library

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Sunday December 15

9.30am - 12.30pm

Vermont Library

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Course Calendar January 2020

Sunday January 12

Photography Course 6 Macro Photography

9.30am - 12.30pm

Vermont South Library

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Saturday January 18

Photography Course 22 -Photoshop Elements $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Eltham Living & Learning Centre

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Saturday January 18

9.30am - 12.30pm

Eltham Living & Learning Centre

Sunday January 19

Photography Course 12-Wildlife at Melbourne Zoo $129

9.00am - 12.30pm

Melbourne Zoo

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Saturday January 25

Photography Course 1-Introducing your Digital Camera $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Greensborough DVLC

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Sun January 26

Photography Course 20-Lightroom Classic Introduction $99

9.30am - 12.30pm

Eltham Living & Learning Centre

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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.

Why Alwyns Photo School is Different

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Learn how to use your digital camera in a simple, practical way.

Simple Photography Courses of all major camera systems

Photography Classes available at your home/work or even a local park or cafe in Melbourne.

Photography Courses are also available at venues across Melbourne. 


Who Am I

Alwyn Hanson from Alwyns Photo School Melbourne

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 media school in Melbourne's CBD. 

I am a working photography teacher who can help you take great images with your own camera.

My belief is to teach photography classes with "less physics, more photos." 

Courses at Your Home of Office

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Courses at your Home/Workplace/Your Choice of Venue

 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.

You set the Best Time for You

We know your time is precious, so tell us the best time for you and we will arrange the class to suit you. We are available most days and classes can be arranged in the day time or evening.

The cost $150 for a two hour class

Corporate Classes Available

Photography Courses Corporate/Business

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 Do you or your company have specific photographic goals you need to learn? We can come to your office, home, or other convenient location to teach individuals or groups.  


Photography Courses Corporate/Business

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Over the last ten years we have organised bespoke classes for Real Estate Agents,Nurses & Midwives, Schools & Teachers, Jewellers & Chefs.

Victorian Government Departments including Victoria Police and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade and more.

Lectures and Seminars at your Office or School

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Over the last ten years I have delivered over 350 seminars and lectures at many venues in Melbourne.

I can organise and deliver seminars at your work or school on most photography based subjects.

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Contact the School on 0417 568