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Courses & Guide Books

  1. Compact System Camera Guide

    Compact System Camera Guide

    By: Margaret Brown

    Compact System Camera Guide provides straightforward advice on how to create superb images with your compact system ('mirrorless') camera.

    Starting with how to select the right camera and lenses for your photography, this book shows how to master the key controls and gives handy tips on everything from shooting modes, framing, focusing, sensitivity, colour controls, and video recording, right through to editing and sharing your photos. Full Details

    $19.95

  2. Digital SLR Pocket Guide by Margaret Brown

    For all levels of photographers this book provides an easy to follow guide to superb digital SLR photography.

    Digital SLR Pocket Guide takes you step by step from choosing the right camera and lenses through to understanding the key functions that produce perfectly exposed photos.

    The guide is fully illustrated with sample images and practical shooting tips that show you how to use the most important DSLR controls effectively.

    Full Details

    $19.95

  3. Flinders Island Photographic Weekend with Ric Wallis

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    This trip with pro-photographer Ric Wallis, for a group of six to eight, is located on the amazing Flinders Island in Bass Strait.

    All flights depart from Melbourne, after a one-hour flight in our private twin-engine Navajo on a Friday afternoon you will arrive on Flinders Island and stay two nights at the beautiful Mountain Seas Retreat.

    Set in rugged wilderness, it features cosy comfortable rooms, all with either mountain or ocean views, abundant wildlife and beautiful meals cooked using organic ingredients grown on the property.

    Over the next two days Ric will be your personal guide & teacher of photographic compisition, technique and location scouting. You will travel the island taking in and photographing the diverse sights of Flinders Island, from pristine beaches to rugged mountains.

    Returning to Melbourne on Sunday evening with fabulous photographs and a renewed sense of adventure.

    Full Details

    $1,999.00
  4. Magic Lantern Genie Guide for Nikon D800/D800E

    Introducing the MAGIC LANTERN GENIE GUIDES®! These all-new books give photographers the high-quality, camera-specific, how-tos they want and need-faster and easier than ever before. Pared down to the essentials, and nicely sized to fit right in the camera bag, Genie Guides cover every vital feature and function required to take great photos NOW!

    Four years after the release of Nikon's D700 comes this incredible leap in the D-SLR food chain--and Nikon has bumped up its initial production to meet the huge demand. Nikon authority Simon Stafford cuts through the fluff to help owners master everything from the camera's whopping 36-megapixel resolution to its superb video/audio capabilities.

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    $19.95

  5. Magic Lantern Multimedia Guide for Canon EOS 60D

    This title helps you enjoy a personal D-SLR class with the experts, in the comfort of your own home. This multimedia workshop will take the reader step-by-step through the basics of using the newest cameras in the highly popular "Canon EOS" series. The package includes: a camera-specific 80-minute DVD; a Great Photos with Your Digital SLR 60-minute DVD; and, the 64-page book, Taking Great Digital Photos. Full Details

    $29.95

  6. Magic Lantern Multimedia Guide for Nikon D300s

    This title helps you enjoy a personal D-SLR class with the experts, in the comfort of your own home. This multimedia workshop will take the reader step-by-step through the basics of using the newest cameras in the highly popular "Nikon D" series. The package includes: a camera-specific 80-minute DVD; a Great Photos with Your Digital SLR 60-minute DVD; and, the 64-page book, Taking Great Digital Photos. Full Details

    $29.95

  7. Magic Lantern Multimedia Guide for Nikon D3100

    This title helps you enjoy a personal D-SLR class with the experts, in the comfort of your own home. This multimedia workshop will take the reader step-by-step through the basics of using the newest cameras in the highly popular "Nikon D" series. The package includes: a camera-specific 80-minute DVD; a Great Photos with Your Digital SLR 60-minute DVD; and, the 64-page book, Taking Great Digital Photos. Full Details

    $19.95

  8. Magic Lantern Multimedia Guide For Nikon D5100

    This title helps you enjoy a personal D-SLR class with the experts, in the comfort of your own home. This multimedia workshop will take the reader step-by-step through the basics of using the newest cameras in the highly popular "Nikon D" series. The package includes: a camera-specific 80-minute DVD; a Great Photos with Your Digital SLR 60-minute DVD; and, the 64-page book, Taking Great Digital Photos. Full Details

    $19.95

  9. Magic Lantern Multimedia Workshop for Canon EOS 600D/1100D

    This title helps you enjoy a personal D-SLR class with the experts, in the comfort of your own home. This multimedia workshop will take the reader step-by-step through the basics of using the newest cameras in the highly popular "Canon EOS" series. The package includes: a camera-specific 80-minute DVD; a Great Photos with Your Digital SLR 60-minute DVD; and, the 64-page book, Taking Great Digital Photos. Full Details

    $29.95

  10. Maroochydore - Bird Photography Workshop

    Graeme Toft, a nationally recognised bird photography specialist, together with Rich Johnston, Ted’s in-house customer education provider, present to you this Bird Photography workshop. You will be entertained and shown the finer points of using your cameras advanced features and learn how you too can produce stunning images of bird life.

    Graeme will provide you with a host of essential techniques, including camera handling skills, bird species Identification and what time of year to look for certain species.
    You will even be shown how to attract bird life into your own back yard!

    Venue:

    Australia Zoo
    1638 Steve Irwin Way
    Beerwah QLD 4519

    Full Details

    $249.00
  11. Melbourne - City Walkabout Photography Class

    Love taking photos and want to learn how to use your camera?

    Suitable for all levels of photographic skill and for any type of camera, our walkabout tours combine a relaxed 3 hour walk around Melbourne’s CBD with an informative and hands-on photography class.

    Walking the streets and gardens of Melbourne, we’ll help you find the best spots to take the best shots.

    Fun & Friendly classes with a limit of 10 per class

    Address:
    Meet at Federation Square Visitors Centre
    Corner Swanston and Flinders Streets
    Melbourne, VIC
    3000
    Map and Directions

    Start Time:8:30 am
    End Time: 11:30 am

    Full Details

    $139.95
  12. Melbourne - Understanding Your Camera Course

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    Where: 64 Wellington St, Collingwood
    Map & Directions
    Melways Ref 44 C6

    There is something deeply satisfying in taking complete control of your camera – knowing its potential in your hands.
    This kind of control and satisfaction cannot be achieved using only your Auto modes.
     
    So come along and get a real start in your photography – a start that could take you to the places you want to go.
     
    Our day is split up into short theory sessions followed by practical photo shoots that really allow you to understand how to produce dynamic photos.
    By the end of the day you will have an understanding of shutters speeds, apertures, shooting in manual mode and how to get your photos correctly exposed every time.

    Schedule - 10am to 4pm

    Morning: Theory presentation
    Lunch: Food & drink provided
    Afternoon: Practical session - taking photos!

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    Full Details

    $249.00
  13. Sunshine Coast - Two Day "Learn by Doing" Photography Course

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    Includes Bonus "Natural Light Portraiture" Class
    This unique class will cover aspects of portrait photography including identifying different types of  light, specialised equipment,  techniques & posing + a 1 hour practical photo shoot held on the Sunday.

    There is something deeply satisfying in taking complete control of your camera – knowing its potential in your hands. This kind of control and satisfaction cannot be achieved using only your Auto modes.

    So come along and get a real start in your photography – a start that could take you to the places you want to go. 

    Day One:
    4 sessions of theory will be presented in the Level Eleven Studio.
    The starting time is 10am, with a 1hr lunch break, then the afternoon class finishing at 4pm.

    Day 2:
    A 2hr practical skill based challenge session will be held.
    The starting time for this session is 3pm-7pm, meeting point to be discussed with students on Saturday at the theory sessions.

    Numbers limited to 10 students.

    The venue for this course is:
    Level Eleven Studio
    7-11 Bulcock st
    Caloundra, 4551
    QLD 

    Full Details

    $249.00

Ted's Sharing your love of Photography

How'd they do that?
"Sunrise on the Mt." By Joel Strickland

Tips from the photographer

  • Get up early, the light at sunrise can be amazing.
  • Act quick, the light isn’t like this for long.
  • Shoot raw, it helps to capture the full colour range.

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