• Beginner Photography Class



    If you love photography and want to learn how to use your camera properly, this is the class for you.

    Finally, a photography class you will understand.

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    To book: click on date (Feb 4), click on time, Book now (to add to cart) Check out with Paypal – One date (Feb 4) will book all 5 classes

  • Brighton beach boxes and St Kilda pier sunset


    We will be chauffeur driven to each location in our bus, no need to worry about parking, fees, driving – we’ll do that for you.

    This excursion is about photography

    Join us at the historic and famous Brighton beach boxes followed by a sunset and twilight at St Kilda pier.

    Spend 5hrs walking, learning and photographing iconic Melbourne hotspots

    Sunday March 4
    4 – 9pm

    Departing from Dromana College at 3pm sharp – you will be driven to each location by our driver in a 12 seater bus and returned to Dromana College around 10pm

    No experience necessary, this is for the beginner and the advanced

    Bring all your gear.



  • Full Moon Photography Workshop


    Light is the key to all photography and at night with a full moon is no exception.

    this sensational full moon shot at flinders pier was taken by one of our students, Danielle Carlisle

    You won’t believe how much light there is on a clear full moon, even with a bit of cloud cover.

    The sky is blue, the clouds are white and the landscape is lit by the moonlight

    December 4
    8 -10pm
    Safety Beach Jetty


    No experience necessary

    Must have a tripod      (or I can lend you one )



  • Intermediate Photography Class


    This is the class to take after beginners.

    This class will teach you about all the ‘extra’ bits and pieces you need to know about your camera to help improve your photography.

    The intermediate class is for those people who need something more than beginners.

    Learn how to use selective focussing,  metering modes and how to use them for different lighting conditions, histogram, what is it?

    File size and quantity – what are they?
    JPEG or RAW?

    How using various different accessories will improve your photography and much more…

    Where: Dromana College, Harrisons Road, Dromana

    When:  Saturday February 3

    Time:  12 – 4pm

    Cost: $120

  • Introduction to Lightroom


    Lightroom is an incredibly powerful and easy to use editing program. You will take your photography to the next level with Lightroom and if you shoot RAW, knowing how to use LR is a must – you won’t be able to view your images without it.

    You won’t believe how much you can improve your photography.

    Learn how to take your photos to the next level in our state of the art MacLab.

    When: Saturday February 24

    Where: Dromana College

    Time: 10-3

    Select date, time then BOOK to pay by paypal

  • Mastering Depth of Field Workshop


    Depth of field workshop

    Saturday 5th August


    Seawinds, Arthurs Seat.


  • Melbourne Laneways/Southbank Sunset


    Photograph the iconic Melbourne Laneways and Southbank at sunset.

    You will join us on the bus and be chauffeur driven to both locations.

    We will leave from Dromana and head off for 5hrs of pure selfish photography

    Melbourne Laneways bus trip is coming May 2018

  • ND Filter Class (Neutral Density Filters)



    ND filters slow down the shutter and give you reflective water and streaky clouds – definition in the sky

    When: Saturday November 11

    Where:  Sorrento Pier

    Cost:  $50

    Time:  6-8pm

    Must have ND filter/s

    To book: Select date, time and book now

  • One on One Masterclass


    Not comfortable in a class setting or just want to learn how to use your camera in a few hours not a few weeks?

    One on One masterclasses are designed specifically for YOU, with your gear, your questions at your pace.

    Spend 3hrs with me (a professional photographer with over 30 yrs experience) and we will go through all the important elements that you need to know to create a better image.

    You will learn about aperture, shutter, depth of field, selective focussing, metering, lenses and so much more.

    Or if you would like to learn a particular style of photography this masterclass can be tailored to suit you or if you just want to learn how to take a better photo, to take the photo you see – then this master class is for you.

    One on One masterclass:

    3hrs with a professional photographer

    One colour reference book

    Camera bag ready reckoner

    One follow up workshop of your choice (choose from: Full Moon, ND, iPhoneography or Sunset)


    Or for an additional $100 bring a friend and split the cost.

    Email: enquiry@derrycaulfield.com.au  to book or go to our Contact Page

  • Spring flower workshop


    Photograph the beautiful spring colours and flowers using depth of field

    Depth of field or bokeh – whatever you call it, its addictive.

    Depth of field is about separating the subject from the background, about making the background blurry which in makes the subject seem like it is separating from the background.

    It’s about making your image’s subject pop!

    When:  Saturday November 25

    Time: 4-6pm

    Cost: $50

    Where: Seawinds at Arthurs Seat

    Requirements: Camera with long lens – over 100mm (can be zoom) or 50mm standard lens

    (If unsure email: enquiry@derrycaulfield.com.au)

    Suits beginner


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