Urban Street Photography Workshop

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The Cactus

Forrest Place

Perth, WA 6000


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Cities are truly amazing places. Let’s hit the streets of Perth for this Urban Photography workshop. Witness the collision of people and architecture giving Perth its unique essence and existence.

We will meet at The Cactus Sculpture, Forrest Place, opposite Wellington Train Station. Meeting at 8.15am for 8.30am and walking around doing street art and architecture photography. Walk is 1.5 hours.

Beginners welcome. Have you just bought a camera? Do you want to learn how to shoot better using manual settings?


This is a fun learning walkabout tour. Where Kathryn and Cyrus will lead the session and answer any questions.


We will go through topics in 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 scenes.

• Manual settings for street scenes.

• 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.

• Art, abstract and architectural close ups & interesting patterns.

• How to shoot macro images

Perth City Streets

• Street Art

• Abstract photography

• Architecture photography

• Urban scenes

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


• Comfortable walking shoes.

• Sun protection gear, e.g. sun hat.

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

• Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 2 hours.

• 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).



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 at 8:15am near The Cactus Sculpture in Forrest Place, opposite Wellington Train Station. We leave for the walkabout exactly 8.30am.

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