TOWNSVILLE
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Sunrise Landscape Photography Meetup

Sunrise Landscape Photography Meetup

Saturday the 13th of August
Rowes Bay - 6:15 am - 2hours
Learn the 12 techniques to take stunning landscape and sunrise images using long exposures at Rowes Bay. After the shoot we will enjoy breakfast and a coffee at Odyssey on the Strand while sharing our photos and to ask any further questions.
Saturday the 13th of August 2022
closed for bookings
Astrophotography Meetup

Astrophotography Meetup

Saturday the 20th of August
Ross Dam - 8:00 pm - 2 hours
The stars are back baby! During this 2 hour meetup we are going to examine the art and techniques associated with Astrophotography as we capture the Milky Way. Learn the settings you need, selecting the location to photograph from and many other techniques. You will walk away with some incredible images from this evening.
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$39pp     only 4 places left
Street Photography/ Beyond the Rule of Thirds Composition Meetup

Street Photography/ Beyond the Rule of Thirds Composition Meetup

Sunday the 4th of September
Townsville markets - 9:00 am - 2 hours
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be looking at how you can use different crops and compositions to tell a story about the local area through your camera.There will be a mix of architecture and portrait photography in this session as we explore the city on a photo walk. Our photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
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$39pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner Photography Class

Beginner Photography Class

Saturday the 17th of September
Angus Smith Drive - 7:00 am - 3 hours
Appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on the basics and start enjoying our regular group meet-up sessions. Learn how to get off Auto Mode and onto Manual Mode, along with the basics of composition. Cameras, their functions, and all their accessories can be overwhelming if you’re not already familiar with them. Discover how to use your camera to capture moments, events, and people in your everyday life. The class will cover a range of technical aspects, including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You’ll also cover focal length and lenses, lighting, and correct exposure.
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$125pp     only 5 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT TOWNSVILLE
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Townsville Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.



We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 1.5 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue; if you use a tissue, dispose of it immediately and appropriately.
REVIEWS
Learnt so much. Made new friends. Scott was very approachable and extremely knowledgeable.
5/5
Alison Baxter
August 6th 2022
What a great class. Scott is very knowledgeable and has an easy style. Everyone got on well, will definitely do another.
5/5
Bill Neilsen
August 6th 2022
Scott was very knowledgeable and helpful. We had a very enjoyable morning shooting the sunrise.
5/5
Dennis Black
July 22nd 2022
The event was relaxed and casual which is good for a beginner course. The hand out material was very useful.
4/5
Dewhurst Trish
June 25th 2022
It is a very helpful course if you are an absolute beginner! Scott was very patience and wanted to making sure I knew where all the features are in my camara .Palmetum is a great place for it !!
4/5
Cecilia Guedes
April 23rd 2022
I enjoyed it Scott was very helpful and I am looking forward to more events
5/5
Allison johnston
March 6th 2022
I enjoyed it Scott was very helpful and I am looking forward to more events
5/5
Allison johnston
March 6th 2022
Scott was very patient and helpful and very encouraging I felt comfortable and enjoyed my session I walked away thinking I can maybe do this lol
5/5
Allison johnston.
February 28th 2022
Scott is absolutely professional and makes learning about your camera fun and informative, I attended his learner class one year ago for my Olympus camera and recently again for the canon camera. I recommended his class to anyone who would like to learn more about the camera they use.
5/5
Tracey Brown
February 28th 2022
Scott was very patient and helpful and very encouraging I felt comfortable and enjoyed my session I walked away thinking I can maybe do this lol
5/5
Allison johnston.
February 26th 2022
Scott was extremely helpful in addressing each participants questions for our various cameras ! I learnt so much in how to get the best out of my camera and enjoyed the class !
5/5
Lisa Perfrement
February 26th 2022
I actually learnt a lot. Great instructor. Was available for all questions
5/5
Maggi
August 23rd 2021
INSTRUCTORS
Scott Blanch