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Are you keen to learn to take better photos? Would like to learn to use your camera settings better?

Perth Learn Photography runs fun & friendly group sessions that will improve your skills and appreciation for photography.

Every month we run 5-10 events both NOR and SOR. Our regular beginner's introduction is called, "How to Take Better Photos" and repeats the 1st Sunday of each month.

Cyrus shows you simple ways to remember how to excel in manual settings. Learn many creative tips that are guaranteed to improve your photographs.

We find the most interesting places around Perth Metro to explore, including beautiful gardens, beaches, and reserves. Let's discover new places as a group in a safe learning environment.

See the next sessions: click here (https://www.meetup.com/Perth-Learn-Photography/events/).

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Upcoming events (5+)

Learn How to Create Amazing Glamour Boudoir Hotel Professional Images

Pagoda Resort & Spa

A$69.00

July's glamour portrait session will be held at The Pagoda Resort in Como. We will meet outside hotel at 5:30 pm sharp. Led by professional photographers Cyrus Roussilhes and Laine Maria. Limited to 5 students. Model TBA. WHAT YOU NEED Any camera 1-3 portrait lens if using an SLR (any portrait lens is ideal: 50 mm - 200 mm). Enough battery & memory card for 2 hours A bottle of water (optional) Flash not required. PORTRAIT SESSION Learn how to shoot indoors with both natural light and continuous dimmable LED from Ice light and studio lighting. Photographers will be asked not to use their own lighting during the workshop. However should you have any creative lighting techniques that you would like to try out please let us know. Learn how to create intimate & alluring boudoir portraits. Want to become a professional photographer and earn a living taking photos and wow people with amazing images? Then this is for you. All photographers may keep and use their created images for promotional purposes and add to their portfolio. Please forward images to model as well. You will learn how to: Get the best results with posing and props. Add atmosphere and highlight beauty with light and shadows. Build your confidence with manual settings and white balance. Negotiation, consent and communication tips with your model. Interacting and being creative with the environment to create beautiful backgrounds and mood. FREE GIFT Portrait APP for your phone - over 100 Portrait tips. Visit https://perthlearn.com/ and select from "gift" T&Cs Due to nature of venue, photographers must be mindful to keep noise and disruption to a minimum. By purchasing a ticket you agree to the terms above and general Perth Learn Photography (www.perthlearn.com).

Learn to Take Better Photos - Neil McDougall Park (Como)

Neil McDougall Park

A$19.00

Location is Neil McDougall Park in Como, Sunday session. Please navigate with your GPS to the corner of Davilak st and Clydesdale st. Perfect for beginners, people who have just bought a camera and those wishing learn how to shoot better using manual settings. 90 mins of fun and learning in a small group. 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. FUN WALKABOUT This is a fun to learn walkabout tour. Where questions will be answered by professional Portrait and Landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography. Covering the basics of photography and more. TOPICS TO COVER 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, close-ups, 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 Neil McDougall Park • 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. WHAT YOU NEED • Closed shoes • Preferably an SLR camera, however, smartphone camera or compact camera is ok. • Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 1 hour. • No need for a 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).

Mastering Amazing Wildflowers & Insect Macro Photography

Wireless Hill Park

A$29.00

This is our bush & macro meetup series going for 90 minutes. Want to use your smart phone and pre-purchase a macro kit from us? Contact us in advance and bring an additional $5 cash. Perfect for beginners, people who have just bought a camera and those wishing to learn how to shoot better using manual settings. Do you want to improve your general photo taking skills? From learning more about your camera's functions to easy ways to take better photos of people and landscapes. FUN WALKABOUT This is a fun to learn walkabout tour. Where questions will be answered by professional portrait and landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography. TOPICS TO COVER 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 daytime landscapes. • Manual settings for portraits, close-ups, 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 THE LOCATION • Wildflowers • Potential birdlife, insects and reptiles • Bush & nature photography You are free to either follow the general group or to wander around and return when you have a question. WHAT YOU NEED • Closed shoes • Preferably an SLR camera, however, smartphone camera or compact camera is ok. • Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 2 hours. • No need for a tripod (unless you plan to shoot into the sunset or if you have a powerful ND filtre - Leave tripod in your car until needed). • A bottle of water (optional). • 1-3 lens (if you have an SLR) and a camera bag • Bring your widest lens for general landscapes, your longest lens, and a macro if you have one. • A mini notepad and pen (optional). _____________________________ Perth Learn Photography is an Act-Belong-Commit partner. Our members experience many mental health benefits on walkabouts and learning sessions. Photography is a liberating creative outlet, reducing stress & anxiety. Photography has the potential to inspires us as well. Photography has an empowering effect on many, especially: · Disadvantaged & marginalised communities · Youth · The elderly · The differently enabled Our sessions foster good community connection with small groups. Practising photography may improve memory, may increase emotional intelligence and people skills. Photography has the potential to strengthen storytelling skills & self-confidence. After learning how to take better photos photographers generally feel a strong sense of fulfilment & achievement. MORE BENEFITS Fitness Taking photos is a physically active event. There's lots of walking, thinking, lifting the camera, controlling your breathing as you take a series of photographs.

How to Create Amazing Long Exposure Sunset Photos - Canning Reserve, Secret Spot

Perfect for beginners, people who have just bought a camera and those wishing to learn how to shoot better using manual settings and long exposures. Do you want to improve your general photo taking skills in general and capture the most delightful sunset? From learning more about your camera's functions to easy ways to take better photos of people and landscapes. 2 hours learn sunset & Riverscapes at a secret spot in Canning Reserve. Kids under 16 yr old @ half price, just pay manually, www.paypal.me/lighthousephoto. limited to the first 15 adults to RSVP. TRIPODS AND TORCH NEEDED This is a tripod session. Please bring your tripod for low light & long exposure shots. TOPICS TO COVER Questions will be answered by professional portrait and landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography. 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 and night-time landscapes • Manual settings for landscapes. • How to get what you want in focus. • Rules of shutter speed. • 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. Sunset is 5:55 pm THE LOCATION • River • Potential birdlife • Wave, movement and slow shutter-speeds You are free to either follow the general group or to wander around and return when you have a question. WHAT YOU NEED • Tripod • Mosquito Repellant • Torch • Closed shoes • Preferably an SLR camera, however, smartphone camera or compact camera is ok. • Enough battery & memory card space to last more than 1 hour. • Tripod required (We are planning to shoot into the sunset • Got a powerful ND filtre? Bring this along too. • 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). _____________________________ Perth Learn Photography is an Act-Belong-Commit partner. Our members experience many mental health benefits on walkabouts and learning sessions. Photography is a liberating creative outlet, reducing stress & anxiety. Photography has the potential to inspires us as well. Photography has an empowering effect on many, especially: · Disadvantaged & marginalised communities · Youth · The elderly · The differently enabled Our sessions foster good community connection with small groups. Practising photography may improve memory, may increase emotional intelligence and people skills. Photography has the potential to strengthen storytelling skills & self-confidence. After learning how to take better photos photographers generally feel a strong sense of fulfilment & achievement. MORE BENEFITS Fitness Taking photos is a physically active event. There's lots of walking, thinking, lifting the camera, controlling your breathing as you take a series of photographs.

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