Perth Photography Walk-Shops

PERTH’S BEST VALUE PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES!

See Perth’s best hidden and iconic photographic hot spots and learn how to use your digital camera in two hours! Scroll down for upcoming dates and times.

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In TWO hours, you’ll learn how to use your digital camera!

Don’t you hate it when you’re trying to learn something new and not really getting it? Frustration takes over, you throw your camera at a wall, you give up… and then… you… eventually buy a new camera.

Let’s forget about that little “situation,” because here, you’ll have an expert photography mentor right next to you, guiding you along – hands on, one to one so you can improve your photography skills instantly!


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“Simplicity First” Teaching

In automatic mode have you ever wondered why your photographs appear too dark or too bright? This is because your camera’s auto mode is “metering” the light without understanding what YOU want to do with the photograph. It makes a mathematic calculation and acts on that. You’ll learn about finding the best light and how to control it so you can see how it affects your photograph. No more blurry images or missing that gorgeous sunset because your stupid camera doesn’t get it.

More importantly, you’ll learn how to use your digital camera in manual mode. Over time we’ve nearly perfected our manual mode teaching philosophy. In fact, its simplicity is something we’re quite proud of. You’ll learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and controlling the light with your camera. Our walks are constantly evolving as we discover new hidden photographic hot spots around the world, join us and capture your own unique photographs!

Gimme the details

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Group size – 8 legends.
Your group will be limited to 8 people because we want to connect with everyone equally. You “getting it” is our first priority.

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How long – 2 hours.
After hundreds of photography walks around the world, 90% of our students tell us that two hours at sunset is the perfect amount of time.

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What do I need, gear wise?
One camera, one lens. That’s it! These days, every DSLR, and 99% of point and shoot cameras will have manual mode, don’t sweat it! For more details read our FAQ.

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Who’s this for? – Beginners, travellers and explorers!
We have such a variety of students attend our walk-shops. Newbie photographers, tourists, locals, enthusiasts, retirees, newlyweds, stamp collectors, teddy bear repair technicians. We do have one exception – if you’re already familiar with using manual mode on your digital camera, please be aware that our photography education is squarely aimed at beginners!

Your photography mentor will be Emma :)

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Photography Walk TV

Join our TV host Rachel in our latest production where we take you to the best iconic and hidden photographic hot spots in your city to teach you how to photograph them!

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100 Un-Edited Real Testimonials

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Question? Read The FAQ

Questions answered in the FAQ: Where do we meet? What happens if it rains? What type of camera do I need?

Questions NOT answered in the FAQ: Do I look good in this hat? Do you think Zac Efron is nice in real life? Would a fly without wings be called a walk?

Laneways, Rooftops & Street Art

SUNDAY OCTOBER 29 2017, 4:45PM

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“We’ve spent countless hours on the streets of Perth discovering secret laneways, ever changing street art and rooftops with view. Our aim in developing this walk was to take you to places you’d ordinarily miss.”

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Landscape Essentials – City View

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11 2017, 5:30PM (tripod required)

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“Learn about landscape photography with unobstructed views of Perth’s stunning cityscape. People watching, water sports and everything you need to know about capturing a gorgeous city sunset.”

8 places remaining

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Night Photography Fundamentals

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 25 2017, 7:00PM (tripod required)

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“Learn about night photography around downtown perth. Long exposures, light trails, mastering low light and how to use your damn tripod :)”

8 places remaining

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Perth Essentials

SATURDAY DECEMBER 2 2017, 5:15PM

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“There’s a few things you just HAVE to photograph in our city, and this walk hit’s most of them. It’s an all round winner to enjoy Perth’s iconic photographic hot spots. We’ll also take you to our favourite place to capture a smmmmmashing sunset. It’s really really ridiculously good looking.”

8 places remaining

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Laneways, Rooftops & Street Art

SATURDAY DECEMBER 16 2017, 5:15PM

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“We’ve spent countless hours on the streets of Perth discovering secret laneways, ever changing street art and rooftops with view. Our aim in developing this walk was to take you to places you’d ordinarily miss.”

8 places remaining

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Best Gift You’ll Ever Give?

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The Photography Walk-Shops

Architecture, Art and Street Photography

Laneways, Rooftops & Street Art

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On this walk we’ll photograph hidden aboriginal art work, colourful european architecture and if you’re lucky we may even see the wild dolphins that regularly visit the area. Yes, yes YES!

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We’ve spent countless hours on the streets of Perth discovering secret laneways, ever changing street art and rooftops with view. Our aim in developing this walk was to take you to places you’d ordinarily miss.

Landscape Essentials – City View

Landscape Essentials – Ocean Sunset

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Learn about landscape photography with unobstructed views of Perth’s stunning cityscape. People watching, water sports and everything you need to know about capturing a gorgeous city sunset.

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On this walk-shop we’ll teach you exactly how to create blurry, cloud like water with long exposures, and how to capture a perfect golden sunset at Perth’s most iconic beachside location. Landscape photography essentials – you need this one.

Perth Essentials

Tree Top Bay View Walk-Shop

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There’s a few things you just HAVE to photograph in our city, and this walk hit’s most of them. It’s an all round winner to enjoy Perth’s iconic photographic hot spots. We’ll also take you to our favourite place to capture a smmmmmashing sunset. It’s really really ridiculously good looking.

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Are you a nature loving landscape seeker? We are, and this walk is all about natural beauty and just… taking it all in. Majestic Perth bay views, tree top walking, and home to some of Australia’s most unique animal residents.

Night Photography Fundamentals

Tranquility River Walk

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Learn about night photography around downtown perth. Long exposures, light trails, mastering low light and how to use your damn tripod :)

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This riverside walk reveals a side to Perth that is rarely seen. Pelicans, tranquil landscapes and a world all to yourself. We discovered this place by accident, and fell in love with it.

Giving You Real Results

“We learn by example and by direct experience because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction.” – Malcom Gladwell.

We get lots of requests to open “just one more place” in the sold out workshops, and while we’d totally love to have you along, we’d be actually be doing you a disservice if we offered additional places. The relationship between the photography mentor and student is based on a principle of mentorship and guidance; if the numbers are too high it becomes difficult to connect with everyone. At the school, we’re not here to leave you in the dark, hand out some notes then send you on your way :)

Everything we teach at the djb photography school is centered around connecting with you and giving you real results. If you miss out, dont worry! When the next session comes along you’ll be glad to have all the attention you deserve.

Free photography workshop!

Why you will regret shooting in JPEG mode.

Lightroom - Five instant improvements to your photographs.

Professional landscape panoramas with any camera!

How my photograph was featured on the cover of Nat Geo Traveller magazine.

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