Facilitated by Jenn Cooper from Canon Australia

Join Jenn Cooper from the Canon Collective for a sunset photography shoot at the Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie. Learn photography tips and tricks from the Canon ambassadors and try Canon’s latest equipment at one of Port Macquarie’s favourite sunset locations.

This workshop will help you understand the fundamentals of using your camera, including exposure, aperture and shutter speeds, ISO, focus controls, flash, Raw, composition and more.

This class is perfect for those new to photography, or if you need a refresher on the photographic essentials!

  • How your camera works
  • Focus and focus lock
  • Exposure and exposure lock
  • Aperture and how it affects our images
  • How to use the aperture priority setting
  • Shutter speed and how it affects your images
  • How to use the shutter priority setting
  • ISO and how it is used in low light and sports photography
  • When to use flash and how to avoid red-eye and other flash-related problems
  • Working with light and dealing with problems you might encounter
  • RAW files (introduction)
  • UV and Polarising Filters
  • Composition

Share your images with us. We’d love to see what you capture! Please share your images from this event by tagging @canoncollectiveofficial or #canoncollective.

Saturday 23 November.

Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie

Lighthouse Road, Port Macquarie.


From 7.00pm – 8.00pm 

Meeting at the Tacking Point Lighthouse carpark at 6.45pm.

Duration: 1 hour.
Cost: $29 per person.
Class size:

Limited to 20 attendees.

Recommended equipment:

A tripod is a must, camera, lenses, ND or Grad filters, fully charged battery and memory card.

Your friendly Canon Collective ambassadors will also have a variety of Canon equipment for you to try during the workshop. Please note most Canon cameras use an SD memory card, and these are not provided by Canon.


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