Introduction to Canon DSLR



Master your Canon DSLR camera with this comprehensive and educational half-day photography course.


This course is paramount for those new to their DSLR camera and those wanting to grasp the basics of digital photography.


Learn how to drive your Canon DSLR camera to get the most out of your images.


This course will include but not limited to:

  • Understanding and Navigating Menu
  • ISO
  • Light Meter
  • Program Modes
  • Focusing Modes
  • Image Quality
  • Exposure Compensation
  • any individual technical questions


The class will include a Shoot theory component as well as an outdoors practical component.

Equipment needed


Please bring along your fully charged Canon DSLR Camera, lens(es), memory card  and camera manual

Part 1: Camera Controls, Focusing and Understanding Light


Break Coffee/Tea Provided


Part 2: Understanding Lenses and Aperture


Break for Coffee/Tea Provided


Part 3: Shutter, Fast and Slow Speeds, Flash and Low Light Photography

Stuart Shepherd is a cinematographer, director, writer and founder of One Universe Studios and has many years of experience in the Visual Arts.

He started his career as a photographer working for private and corporate clients within fashion and advertising.

To date, Stuart has worked on three motion pictures and has directed countless documentaries and commercials.

As a member of the ACS (Australian Cinematographer Society) Stuart regularly participates within the local and national filmmaking community.




3 hours


Dates and Times

Saturday 9am-12pm See here for a calendar and start times of all our classes

Class Size

8 people

Entry Level