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A two-day training course designed to give participants the basics of great photography in one of Australia’s most unique and scenic locations – Taronga Zoo! For beginners, this course covers the basics of technique, composition, exposure, light, depth of field, shutter speed and how to make the best use of your photos later.

Participants will be treated to two full days with Taronga Zoo’s expert photographers, course material to take home and a certificate of participation.

Where is the course held?

Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head Road, Mosman.

Entry Requirements for Photography Basics Course

  • Participants must have their own Digital SLR Camera.
  • Minimum age requirement for this course is 16 years of age.
  • Participants are also required to have a reasonable level of fitness and physical ability to traverse the Taronga Zoo site.

Photography Basics dates and times for 2016

Program runs for two days - 9am to 5pm on Saturday and 9am to 3pm on Sunday:

  • Dates for the second half of 2016 coming soon! - email to register your interest today!
*Dates subject to change and pending minimum numbers

Photography Basic program cost

$565 per person.

If you have any difficulty enrolling online please email

Please note that the Photography Courses delivered by the Taronga Training Institute is non-accredited training and does not result in a qualification or statement of attainment.