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Understanding Photography: A beginner's guide.

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Understanding Photography: A beginner's guide.

An 8 week “hands on” photographic course specifically designed for the beginner in mind.

Location:             Tintype Central, Te Aroha

Dates:                  25.10.23 / 1.11.23 / 8.11.23 / 15.11.23 / 22.11.23 / 29.11.23 / 6.12.23 / 13.12.23

Time:                   6pm - 7.30pm

Cost:                    $350

Course content:

  • Basic camera settings & modes explained
  • Photographic styles
  • Lenses and their uses
  • The exposure triangle explained - Aperture / Shutter speed / ISO
  • A focus on composition
  • A focus on light
  • Editing
  • File Management
  • Exhibiting

What to bring

I recommend a digital SLR, mirror less or compact camera that has full or semi manual modes.


Adrian Cook is an award-winning portrait and documentary photographer and has worked for major advertising agencies and magazines around the world for the last 25 years. Adrian has exhibited pieces worldwide and has won and been the finalist of awards at Cannes and D&AD as well as in Australia’s Head On, Art & About, The Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize and the National Portrait Prize. For the past 4 years he has acted as guest judge on "Australias Top Emerging Photographers" and the "Mono Awards".

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