Learn To Take Better Photos

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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 to learn how to shoot better using manual settings.

Would you like easy tips to take better pictures?

Limited to the first 15 to RSVP.


This is a fun learning walkabout tour. Where questions will be answered by professional Portrait and Landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography. Covering the basics of photography and more.


Cyrus prefers an interactive approach, so if you need clarification or guidance on a particular technique/subject please ask...

Topics covered on the day may include....

• 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 cold (blue) or warm (yellow) using white balance settings and correcting to neutral.

• 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

John Oldham Park

• Potential birdlife

• Bush & nature photography

• Possible waterfall

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



• Closed shoes

• Preferable a DSLR 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 (unless you plan to shoot into the sunset).

• 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).



If you would like to go with friends please ask them to RSVP directly. All Children under 17 yrs old must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Meet in Carpark. We leave for walkabout exactly 4.30pm.

More info here: http://cphoto.com.au/articles/mounts-bay-park/

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