Learn to take better photos John Oldham Park, Perth

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John Oldham Park

Mounts Bay Road

Perth, WA 6000


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This is our regular beginner's meetup for the 1st Sunday of every month going for one 1/2 hours group session.

Perfect for beginners, people who have just bought a camera and those wishing learn how to shoot better using manual settings.

Do you want to improve your general photo taking skills?

From learning about landscape photography to easy ways to take better photos of people and landscapes.


• How to shoot day time landscapes.

• Manual settings for portraits, closeups and landscapes.

• How to get what you want in focus.

• Rules of shutter speed.

• How to create bokeh (beautiful blurry backgrounds).

• How to make a photo look blue or warm using white balance settings.

• What does ISO do?

• Finding interesting shots from challenging lighting conditions.

• How to create art using creative settings and composition.

• How to identify and capture beauty in a photograph.

• Working with light and backgrounds.

• Nature closeups & interesting patterns.

• How to shoot macro images


• Potential birdlife

• Bush & nature photography

You are free to either follow the general group or to wander around and return when you have a question.


• Closed shoes

• Preferably an SLR camera, however smart phone camera or compact camera is ok.

• Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 1 hour.

• No need for tripod.

• A bottle of water (optional).

• 1-3 lens (if you have an SLR) and a camera bag

• Bring your widest lens for landscapes, and a macro if you have one.

• A mini notepad and pen (optional).

Meet in carpark. We leave for walkabout exactly 12.50pm.

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