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About Photo Genius
We are Brisbane's most popular choice for short photography courses, workshops and One-to-One tuition. Our Brisbane based photography courses are designed to help you achieve better results from your digital camera with no prior camera or photography knowledge required. Our class sizes are small and we offer a range of options including short courses, day-long workshops and private One-to-One sessions - we have something to suit everybody. We also offer Gift Vouchers.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great course for those who want to understand how to move beyond Auto mode when using a DSLR. Paul was very informative and patient in explaining how to use our cameras and achieve better photos. I highly recommend this course.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris D
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Owner at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Chris for taking the time to review the Photo Genius Simply SLR photography course. I'm glad you enjoyed the day and look forward to seeing you again soon for the Practical SLR course.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My goal was to learn manual settings for my camera. In one day I did just that and feel confident using them now. I have not gone back to auto. My quality on a technical level has improved exponentially and I am excited about going...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nerdofwisdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Learning to use my camera in manual mode is one of the best things i have done, I couldn't believe i could take such great photos. Paul's tuition,knowledge and advice is first class. A very enjoyable day.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ross G
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Owner at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ross, A pleasure to meet you and assist you with your camera. I hope you continue to practice, have fun with your camera and of course take amazing photos. Thank you very much for taking a moment to review Photo Genius, it is very...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019

I very recently completed the beginner's photography workshop and am happy to report that I can now use my camera in 'manual' mode rather than in 'auto' mode. It has given me the confidence to explore the camera's options much more, challenge myself and be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HappyTravelling19
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Owner at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review. Very pleased to read how much you enjoyed the workshop - keep practising and taking great photos. Best wishes Paul @ Photo Genius.

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I recently completed the beginner's workshop with no prior photography background and a DSLR given to me for my birthday. By the end of the workshop, I was comfortable shooting in manual mode and able to take well exposed photos that were much better than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Globalscale40
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Owner at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

So glad you enjoyed the Beginners Photography Workshop, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again soon for the next workshop. Photo Genius.

Reviewed 15 November 2018

I recently attended a One-to-One session at the State Library, I couldn't be any more happier with the tuition I was given by Paul as he covered everything I needed to know to get me going with my brand new camera which, I new nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shirley L
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Manager at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

It was a pleasure to meet you Shirley, I'm so glad you enjoyed the One-to-One session and hope you're practising and having fun with your new camera.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

The small group size and hands on practicals of using DSLRs with an excellent tutor makes it so much easier and fun to learn. A great ratio of theory with plenty of time to practice putting the theory into practice with your own camera. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Josephine M
PhotoGeniusBrisbane, Owner at Photo Genius, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you Josephine for taking the time to review our photography course. We are glad you had a great experience and hope your having fun with your camera and taking lots of great photos! Best wishes from Photo Genius.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We have done lots of different courses for learning but this one with Paul was the best of the best. He is excellent beyond description. What else is there to say.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gwenda T
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is an excellent course. It provides a great start for anyone interested in photography. the morning session gave us a good understanding of how to better use our camera and the afternoon session was great to apply what we had learnt

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pgb64
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Attended the course and found it to be helpful, but most importantly ignited passion in photography. I had a basic understanding of the 3 major components (iso, shutter speed and aperture) before the course, but this expanded my knowledge. If you have no understanding at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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