Introduction to Photography

Would you like to know how to use your camera in manual mode? Learn how to take fast photos (for birds and sports),
long exposures (capturing movements), and blurry backgrounds!


Small Group or Solo

We only teach small groups or one-on-one in order to ensure your individual learning needs are met through personalised attention.


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!

200 NZD
Tauranga, Hamilton, Rotorua
6 Hours

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
  • Leveling
  • Grid Lines
  • Composition Rules

10:00am - 11:30am
11:30am - 1:00pm
1:00 pm - 1:40pm
1:40pm - 2:15pm
2:15pm - 3:40pm
3:40pm - 4:00pm
Theoretical Manual Mode
Practical Module Manual Mode
Lunch Break
Continuation of Practical Module
Theoretical and Practical
Practical Composition

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

Bookings & Enquiries

Please fill out the form below to enquire about or book a spot in this practical session! We’ll be in touch within one business day.

    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.