Real Estate/Architecture Photo Course | Melbourne

Melbourne   |   2 Days  |   Special Interest
  • Fast track into the lucrative world of shooting real estate for fun or profit
  • What gear, lenses, best techniques
  • Interiors & exteriors, balancing the light
  • Creating great compositions & viewpoint
  • White balance, picture style, RAW, ISO
  • Use of Speedlite flashes & auxillary lighting
  • Corporate portrait & general marketing tips

Cost: $790 | 30, 31 Aug '20


■ WHY DO THIS COURSE - Great photographs of real estate & architecture and the ability to turn a drab, unappealing property into something attractive for prospective buyers adds value to the property and enhances your business professionalism. For travellers and lovers of fine architecture, you gain the skills to bring back evocative, memorable images of places you have stayed or visited

■ COMPREHENSIVE - this course provides a clear path for the entry-level to advanced, allowing you to gain the specialist skills in order to become a capable, even expert, real estate and architectural photographer

■ EXTENSIVE CONTENT - How to photograph architectural exteriors and interiors. Shooting in different locations, camera and lenses advice, flash gun techniques and shooting under a wide range of difficult lighting conditions. Composition tips and lighting techniques. Lightroom 6 workflow tips, aerial, HDR and tethering. A series of workshops cover prepping the property, props, the best cameras and lens settings , corporate portraiture, workflow, output for screen or print, costings and marketing tips

■ BUSINESS FOCUSED - Start a small or freelance photography business, work part time or turn your hobby and passion into a professional craft. The perfect photography course for real estate agents, architects, interior designers and travellers who love photographing real estate & architectural photography

■ WHAT GEAR & TECHNIQUE - This course will steer you through the camera gear, lenses and accessories needed and the technique required to shoot quality, dynamic, creative and emotive shots which portrays a structure or property in the best possible light. We recommend a DLSR or a mirrorless camera with a wide angle zoom lens and at least one Speedlite flash. We cover all the settings including aperture priority, shooting RAW, ISO, bracketing, exposure compensation, balancing interior and exterior light, white balance, colour profiling, tripods, reflectors, continuous & strobe light, colour cast, lighting corners, wireless, HDR, tethering, filters and more


■ DAY 1 shooting interiors & exteriors of iconic Yarra valley wineries. Session on post production

■ DAY 2 shooting quality, beautifully styled display homes in Display villages.

Highlights include Display homes,wineries & commercial buildings at Yering Estate, Yarra Valley Dairy, Yarrawarra, Chandon, Coldstream and more.

course dates & course bookings

Alternatively, you can also download the course booking form and send it to us:

Course/Workshop Enrolment form

learn about

  • Learn how to use every feature on your DLSR camera to the full

  • ISO. RAW, aperture priority & manual, white balance, bracketing, HDR

  • Balancing exterior and interior light, Speedlite flash & wireless

  • Pro tips such as reflections, filters, lightstreams, starbursts

  • Viewpoints & tilting, lens and linear perspective

  • Lightroom 6 workflow & output for screen and print usage

  • Corporate portraits & marketing tips

  • Small groups (4 max) for maximum one on one attention

course requirements

  • A DLSR, mirror-less or quality compact with a wide angle (such as a Lumix LX7)

  • A sound grasp of photography basics (we have a test if you are unsure)

  • A wide angle lens (zoom or prime) for full frame or cropped sensor

  • Tripod, fully charged battery, at least a 8GB memory card

  • Optional : polarising filter, external flash unit & portable light sources

time & location

10am to 5pm

727 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream

Meeting Point:
(Domaine Chandon Green Point Winery )

terms & conditions

Paying for your course in full upon booking will confirm your attendance. Places are limited on all courses.

We reserve the right to cancel and reschedule any course, due to inadequate enrolment bad weather, instructor illness, or an 'act of God'. We also reserve the right to cancel any course if there is insufficient demand, especially if it means that our costs would be higher than our income. Please therefore do not leave it until the last few weeks if you are interested in a particular date, as you may find that it has been cancelled. As our costs for each training event remain the same no matter how many delegates attend, like any pre-booked tickets for the theatre, concert, flights etc, we are unable to give a full refund in the event of non-attendance, regardless of the circumstances. If withdrawal occurs within the 14 days before the course starts we will try to put you on an alternative date if places are available. Please note that we cannot be liable for any other costs incurred by yourself, so please check with us before booking any non-refundable accommodation or transport.

Course & Workshop Photography:
We reserve the right to take photographic, (both still and video) records of any of our workshops/courses which may be used for promotional purposes, submissions, advertising and records. We grant permission for participants to use any images captured by them during this workshop for self-promotion only. Participants may not make any financial gain from any images captured during this workshop/course.


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