Aug 10
Aug 24

Canon Digital Photography for Beginners

By Canon Collective
$208.85 incl. Fee & GST
Are you new to the exciting world of photography? This workshop is a must for anyone starting out in their photographic journey. About this event

Designed for those wishing to get the best out of their DSLR, mirrorless or compact camera, this course will provide you with a solid foundation on the essentials of photography.

Join Canon Collective Ambassador Kass Brumley and take your first steps in learning to switch from automatic to manual controls. In this practical, small group workshop, you’ll discover how to use your camera buttons, dials, modes and capabilities to help you achieve more than you ever thought possible with your photography.

Topics covered

 • Understanding camera buttons and menus

 • Camera Modes - M, AV, TV and Auto

 • Shutter speeds and apertures for creative control

 • Exposure basics and metering

 • Introduction to RAW

What to bring

 • Camera, lens and SD card or borrow from the Canon Collective kit

Meeting Point

 • Canon Brisbane front lobby.

Skill level

 • This workshop is designed for beginners. No prior experience is necessary.

 • Ready to dig a little deeper into the advanced features of your Canon camera? Check out these beginner’s tips pre-event to maximise your Collective experience.

Important information

 • Limited Canon gear will be available for use during the workshop

 • Paid parking is available in the Cathedral Square car park underneath the building otherwise Canon Brisbane is located within walking distance of Central Station and other public transport services.

COVID-safe event conditions:

Please note that by booking this workshop you agree to the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all participants and of our team. This includes:

 • Adhering to a maximum number of persons (inclusive of your Collective Ambassador) as per government advice

 • Maintaining 1.5m social distancing at all times and indoor distancing as advised by each state government – applicable between Ambassadors and all guests

 • Learning outcomes will be provided by verbal explanation. Canon Collective Ambassadors will be unable to handle your cameras or review results on the LCD screen.

 • Access to hand sanitiser during the event

 • Wiping down / sanitisation of all shared gear

Who should not attend?

 • Anyone feeling unwell or awaiting COVID-19 test results

 • Anyone who has travelled overseas within the last 14 days

 • Anyone who has been in contact with any known positive COVID-19 person within the last 14 days

 • Anyone at “greater risk of serious infection” as described by the Australian Government as follows:

   - people aged 70 years and over

   - people aged 65 years and over with chronic medical conditions

   - people with a compromised immune system

   - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 50 years and older with one or more chronic medical conditions

By booking an event, you agree to cooperate with all requirements and confirm you do not fall within one of the above listed categories. If your situation changes between booking your event and the day of the event, please do not attend and reschedule your place by contacting us.

Above: Image by Canon Collective Ambassador Greg Sullavan, Canon EOS R, Brisbane sunset

Main: Image by Canon Australia, Canon camera

Above: Image by Canon Collective, Canon Collective Ambassadors, Sydney

Above: Image by Canon Collective, Canon Collective Ambassadors, Sydney

Please consider the following requirements prior to booking this workshop, in consideration of the host and other participants:

 • Please arrive 15 mins before for start time. The workshop will begin at the designated time and late arrivals may not be admitted.

 • If you are more than 15 minutes early, please make yourself comfortable and wait for the host to greet guests together at the same time.

 • Please choose carefully. Except where otherwise indicated, we do not offer refunds unless an event has to be cancelled, rescheduled to a date you cannot attend, or where required under Australian Consumer Law. View the Terms of Registration.

 • Please take careful note of event details at time of booking. If you have any further question’s, contact us at, however please note that due to the nature of our work we may be unable to respond to all request in a timely manner.

Share your images

Download or update your Canon Camera Connect App on the App Store or Google Play. This will enable image transfer and remote shooting from your mobile device for all compatible Canon cameras.

We'd love to see what you capture! Please share your images from this event by tagging @canoncollectiveofficial or #canoncollective for your chance to be featured on the Canon Collective official Instagram account.

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Date And Time
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Time Zone
(GMT+1000) Australia (Brisbane) Time

Canon Brisbane Showroom, Cathedral Square West Tower, Ground Level - 410 Ann Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000 View Map
Maximum Event Size 3 People

Canon Brisbane Showroom, Cathedral Square West Tower, Ground Level


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Canon Digital Photography for Beginners at Canon Brisbane Showroom, Cathedral Square West Tower, Ground Level 410 Ann Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000