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Photography Classes, Events, & Workshops We Host in Brisbane

Behind every great photographer, there are hours of practice and many avenues explored.

At CameraPro we are committed to helping every photographer in their journey, including choosing and mastering their gear.

Our events and workshops are unique opportunities to learn from experts, test new equipment or try new techniques. It’s part of the better experience we provide to our community, encouraging photographers to challenge their craft and seek new challenges.

If you are ready to be inspired and empowered, check out our upcoming events. 

Upcoming Events at CameraPro

What's on at CameraPro

Olympus In Store Firmware Update Session

Olympus In Store Firmware Update Session

  • When: Friday 16th August 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 10:00 - 12:00pm
  • Event: Join us in store at our Newstead basecamp for a free firmware upgrade for your Olympus camera!
    Come in store to have your Olympus OM-D camera's firmware updated by our local Olympus Australia repesentative Alan.
    Alan will be in store for 2 hours on Friday 16th August - pop in and see him to make sure your camera is up to date with the latest firmware updates!
    Why update firmware? You can add new functions and operability improvements to your Olympus digital camera by updating the firmware - we recommend this for all Olympus users as it will enhance the features of your existing Olympus camera.
    The following OM-D models have had firmware updates in 2019: E-M1X, E-M1 Mark II, E-M1, E-M5 Mark II, E-M10 Mark III, and E-M10 Mark II
    BYO Olympus OM-D camera with fully charged battery.

Walk with Sony & CameraPro

Walk with Sony & CameraPro

  • When: Sunday 25th August 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 12:30 - 3:00pm
  • Event: Come along with your Sony camera and explore the local area of Teneriffe & Newstead!
    This walk is a great opportunity to get some tips & tricks for how to get the most out of your Sony camera while being out & about with your gear, meeting other Brisbane local Sony shooters.
    Sony will supply a kit of gear to test out on the day for you to try out some of the latest cameras and lenses, but please BYO your own camera to make sure you don't miss out on any photo opportunities during the walk!
  • Timeline for the day:
    - Meet 12.30pm CameraPro Newstead
    - Depart 1pm sharp to explore the local area
    - Return 3pm at CameraPro Newstead
  • What to bring:
    - Your Sony camera and lenses
    - Empty memory cards and fully charged batteries
    - We'd also suggest comfortable walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen and water bottle

An Evening with Marcus Bell

An Evening with Marcus Bell

  • When: Wednesday 28th August 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 4:30 - 8:30pm
  • Event: Join CameraPro and CRKennedy for an Evening with Award Winning Photographer Marcus Bell!
    Marcus is known worldwide for his stunning images, and has been recognised with such awards as WPPI Grand Award Weddings, Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year and Grand Master of the AIPP.
    Join us at CameraPro Newstead for light refreshments and a presentation from Marcus, before we set off on location for a live shoot with models, as Marcus shows us his process for creating beautiful on location wedding portraits using the Profoto B10 and A1X lighting systems.
  • Timeline for the evening will be as follows:
    - 4.30pm start - nibbles, meet and greet with Marcus at CameraPro Newstead
    - 5.00pm - Marcus's presentation
    - 6.00pm - Bus departs CameraPro Newstead for location shoot in Brisbane city
    6.45 - 8.15pm - Location shoot with Marcus, with possible time for event guests to shoot at the end if time permits
    - 8.30pm - Bus departs for CameraPro Newstead
  • BONUS FREE PRINT - We are excited to offer a 20” x 30” ( 50x76cm) print of your favourite image on the night. This will be printed on ILFORD GALERIE Textured Cotton Rag 310GSM paper locally in Brisbane (value $60) - available for pickup from CameraPro after the event.

Learn with Olympus

Learn with Olympus: Intermediate (Brisbane)

  • When: Wednesday 4th September, 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 10:00 - 11.30am 
  • Event: Olympus is bringing you the next step of your photography knowledge journey with the 'Learn with Olympus: Intermediate' course.
    This course delves deeper into the core aspects of photography, with a focus on leaving auto behind and discovering the benefits of shooting in Manual mode, and taking back more control of the camera to your advantage.
    This session is for anyone that wants to expand their knowledge on photography technology and concepts, and want to rely less on the automatic features in your camera.
    Open to all and no prior attendance to our events and workshops is necessary in order to attend, however, if you are new to photography then the ‘Learn With Olympus: Beginner’ course is highly recommended first.
  • Topics covered:
    Manual Shooting – Learn not only the how, but the why of shooting in Manual Mode.
    - Focus Setup – With so many options available, discover the correct options for ensuring a sharp photo
    Colour Temperature – What does WB mean and how does changing it affect the mood of your shots
    RAW vs. JPEG – A brief introduction into the benefits and drawbacks of your output settings
    Metering – go into how the different types of metering can make your photography even easier on the go
    Advanced Composition – Exploring the idea of Composition further, going into the 3 elements that ensure a photo is pleasing to the eye
    - Long Exposure Shooting – As an extra bonus, discover the Olympus difference when it comes to using a long shutter speed.

    RSVP: Tickets $49 via Eventbrite

Walk with Olympus

Walk with Olympus: Street (Brisbane)

  • When: Saturday 21st September, 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 2:00 - 3.30pm 
  • Event: Join Olympus on a photo walk as we talk through and demonstrate some key features of the Olympus system.
    We look forward to seeing you and sharing more of the real-world advantages and portability of Olympus cameras and lenses.
    Spaces are limited
  • RSVP: Tickets via Eventbrite

Coffee with Olympus

Coffee with Olympus (Brisbane)

  • When: Wednesday 25th September 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 10:00 - 10:45am
  • Event: Let us buy you a coffee and get you started on your new PEN or OM-D!
    Register now for a free 45-minute small-group chat over coffee with an Olympus trainer. We will take you through the ins and outs of your camera and get you shooting masterpieces in no time!
    Be sure to charge your battery and bring your lenses! Simplified camera set-up notes are supplied on the day.

Coffee with Olympus

Coffee with Olympus (Brisbane)

  • When: Wednesday 9th October 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 10:00 - 10:45am
  • Event: Let us buy you a coffee and get you started on your new PEN or OM-D!
    Register now for a free 45-minute small-group chat over coffee with an Olympus trainer. We will take you through the ins and outs of your camera and get you shooting masterpieces in no time!
    Be sure to charge your battery and bring your lenses! Simplified camera set-up notes are supplied on the day.

Learn with Olympus

Learn with Olympus: Intermediate (Brisbane)

  • When: Wednesday 31st October, 2019
  • Where: CameraPro Newstead - 232 Arthur Street, Newstead
  • Time: 10:00 - 11.30am 
  • Event: Join us for 'Learn with Olympus: Beginners' exploring the very basics of photography, focusing on exposure control and how it influences the photos you take.
    This session is perfect for beginners just starting their photography journey, as well as more experienced photographers looking to refresh their knowledge. You will be taught the very basics of photography, including the key elements of exposure, the by-products of each of these elements, as well as the basics of composition and an overview of photography terms. Open to all and no prior attendance to our events and workshops is necessary in order to attend.
  • Topics covered:
    Key Elements of Exposure – Learn just what goes into making a properly exposed shot: aperture, shutter speed, ISO
    By-Products of these Elements – How does changing one of these elements affect your end photo
    Introduction to Composition – Understand the basics of composing a shot to give you better-looking memories
    Overview of Key Photography Terms – Learn the jargon so you are ready to take your next step in photography

    RSVP: Tickets $49 via Eventbrite

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