Introduction to Photography

Learn how to use your camera in Manual Mode and be able to capture what you want! We will teach you all you need to start your photography journey! Yes you will learn how to take freeze motion (for birds and sports), how to do basic long exposures (capturing motion like the silky waterfall effect), and blurry backgrounds!


Solo or with a friend

This workshop is currently only being offered as a private class, you can invite a friend a get a little discount!


Support Material

We provide notes, access to the materials taught in class, and are happy to assist you with advice and feedback on an ongoing basis.


One Day Commitment

Learn everything you need to know in one day! We value your time and believe our approach is the best way to learn photography.


This workshop is designed for people who would like to learn how to use their camera in Manual Mode. You will learn all the basics you need in order to begin your photography journey!

400 NZD
Tauranga, Rotorua
Half day

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you like to know more about what you’ll learn? Are you curious about how the class is planned?
Worried about what to bring? See our frequently asked questions below!

Exposure Triangle
  • Light Meter
  • Aperture
  • ISO
  • Shutter Speed
  • Autofocus
  • Manual Focus
  • Focusing Areas
  • Focusing Modes
Composition (if added)
  • Leveling
  • Grid Lines
  • Composition Rules

Practical Module
Theoretical Composition (if added)

  • Camera
  • Charged Batteries
  • Empty Memory Card
  • Tripod (if you have one)

The Wanderer Photographer



Coni is a Tauranga-based professional photographer who loves nature, hiking, and travelling. Her combined passions took her across Asia to pursue creative photography projects that were subsequently exhibited in New Zealand.

An experienced instructor with a teaching background and a bachelor’s degree in primary education, Coni founded The Wanderer Photographer to share her years of experience in photography with those keen to learn.