Canberra Courses and Workshops

Canberra’s Travel Photography Workshop – 8 hours

Unleash your creativity and discover the beauty of Canberra with our Travel Photography Workshop. Led by a seasoned instructor, this 8-hour immersive course takes you on a picturesque journey through the city’s most iconic landmarks, offering you a unique opportunity to sharpen your photography skills.

Designed for both locals and visitors, our workshop provides hands-on photography lessons and personalised guidance that cater to your individual needs. With a limited class size of 6, you can expect to receive one-on-one attention and valuable feedback from our expert instructor.

To capture the best possible shots, we recommend that you bring a camera with manual controls for shutter, aperture, and ISO. During the workshop, you’ll learn various techniques for framing and composing your shots, playing with light and shadows, and using different settings to create stunning images that capture the essence of the city.

From the towering Parliament House to the serene Lake Burley Griffin, our workshop takes you to the must-see attractions in Canberra, allowing you to hone your skills while exploring the city’s rich culture and history.

Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines learning with adventure. Enhance your photography skills in a fun and educational tour of Canberra, and take home memories that last a lifetime.

Subjects Include:

  • Composition
  • White Balance
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Long Exposures
  • Aerial Photography
  • Landscape Photography
  • Sunset & Silhouettes
  • Portrait Photography
  • Action Photography


Canberra’s Night Photography Workshop – 2 Hours

Are you ready to unlock the secrets of night photography and capture stunning images of Canberra after dark? Our exclusive night photography workshop, led by an award-winning commercial photographer, is the perfect opportunity to elevate your skills and explore the city from a unique perspective.

This hands-on workshop is tailored for photographers of all levels and will guide you through the fundamentals of capturing stunning night photos, including exposure, composition, and creative techniques. You will also learn how to master the manual settings on your camera to achieve the perfect shot, giving you full control over the outcome.

Your instructor will be on hand to provide personalized feedback and answer any questions you may have.

By the end of the workshop, you will have developed a deep understanding of the techniques and settings necessary to capture stunning night photos and a portfolio of images that you can be proud of.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the beauty of Canberra at night and elevate your photography skills. Join us for an unforgettable experience that you will cherish for years to come!



Canberra’s Photography Course for Beginners – 3 Hours

Welcome to Canberra’s Photography Course for Beginners! Our course runs for 3 hours and takes place in the picturesque locations surrounding the National Gallery of Canberra. Led by an award-winning commercial photographer with over 30 years of industry experience, this practical session will help you take your photography skills to the next level.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an amateur photographer, this course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques to move beyond automatic mode and take control of your camera. Our focus is on lighting and composition, and we will guide you through the process of transforming your photos from bland to grand.

During this course, you will gain hands-on experience and learn how to capture stunning images of the Canberra landscape and beyond. Our small group setting allows for personalized attention, giving you ample opportunities to ask questions and receive feedback.

By the end of the course, you will have a newfound confidence in your photography skills and be equipped with the knowledge to produce visually stunning photographs. Join us for this transformative experience and unleash your creativity through the lens.


Canberra’s Manual Photography Course –

2 Hours

Are you ready to take your photography skills to the next level? Join us for an exciting photography course in Canberra!

In this two-hour class, perfect for intermediate-level photographers, you’ll learn how to use manual mode with confidence, unlocking a new level of creativity and control. Led by an experienced photographer, you’ll explore some of Canberra’s most picturesque locations near the National Gallery, putting your new skills into practice and capturing stunning images.

If you’ve dabbled in manual settings but haven’t quite mastered them yet, this course is perfect for you. With hands-on instruction and guidance, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of key elements like shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and white balance, and learn how to optimize your camera’s settings to achieve the perfect shot.

At the end of this course, you’ll be amazed at how much your photography has improved. You’ll feel confident in your ability to capture stunning images, and you’ll never want to go back to automatic mode again.

So if you’re ready to explore Canberra and take your photography to the next level, join us for this exciting and informative course. We can’t wait to see what you’ll create!

Subjects Include:

  • Manual Mode
  • Manual Focus
  • Flash Control
  • White Balance
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Aperture
  • Composition


Custom Private Lessons and Tours

Looking to take your photography skills to the next level? Look no further than Penny Koukoulas Photography! Our personalised photography lessons and tours are designed to help you improve your skills and capture stunning images, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced photographer.

With our services available both domestically and globally, we can work with you no matter where you’re located. Our team of experienced photographers will work with you to design a customised plan that fits your specific needs and goals, whether you’re looking to improve your technical skills or explore a new location.

Contact us today to learn more about our personalised photography lessons and tours, and to receive a tailored quote for your specific needs. Our rates start at just $250, making our services accessible and affordable for photographers of all skill levels. Let us help you take your photography to the next level!

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