JACKSONVILLE
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Using Light and Shadow in Photography

Using Light and Shadow in Photography

Saturday the 16th of July
Boneyard Beach - 3pm - 2 hours
Harsh light and the contrast between light and shadow can provide some interesting photo opportunities, as well as some challenges! We’ll be looking at how you can use your camera’s settings to nail the exposure.
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$39pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday the 23rd of July
James Weldon Johnson Park - 3pm - 3 hours
A beginner's photography course to clear up confusion, control your camera and create stunning photography. Overwhelmed with all those camera buttons and dials? This session will you teach you in a simple and easy to understand way, how to get off auto and into manual. The benefits of shooting in manual are huge and will make a big difference to your photography. We will go through the exposure triangle, basic metering, lighting and more. So stop getting frustrated and take your photography to the next level in just 3 hours.
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$76pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Sunset Photography

Sunset Photography

Saturday the 30th of July
Jim Rink Park - 7:30pm - 2 hours
A beautiful sunset can be enjoyed and appreciated by everyone. Photographers refer to the last (dusk) hours of the day as the "golden hours" when the light is at its best for photography. Our light meters can be thrown off by the strong amount of light hitting our sensor, so we will be exploring manual mode and exposure compensation to intensify the colours of our sunset.
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$39pp     12 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday the 6th of August
James Weldon Johnson Park - 3pm - 3 hours
This class is an intro to photography. The main focus is learning the fundamentals of photography. Students will use their cameras and become familiar with their camera settings.
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$76pp     only 5 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography

Saturday the 13th of August
Main St Bridge - 4pm - 2 hours
Architectural photography is the sub genre of the photography discipline where the primary emphasis is made to capturing photographs of buildings and similar architectural structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate in terms of representations of their subjects.
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$35pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Abstract Photography

Abstract Photography

Saturday the 20th of August
Corkscrew Park - 3pm - 2 hours
This subject suggests themes such as darkness and lightness, contrasting colors, long exposure, or abstract reflections. This is a chance to show something in the world that can perhaps can be seen more clear in an abstract form.
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$39pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Milky Way Photography

Milky Way Photography

Saturday the 27th of August
Mickler's Landing Beach Park - 9pm - 2 hours
Set your camera to manual mode to capture the best shots of the milky way with your camera settings.
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$39pp     12 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
ABOUT JACKSONVILLE
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.

New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.

And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Jacksonville Photography Facebook Group to share your photos after the session.


COVID Precautions

- Stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID.
- Keep 6 feet away from others.
- Wear a suitable face mask.
- Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
- Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitizer.
REVIEWS
5/5
Stacy Harrison
June 2nd 2022
5/5
Stacy Harrison
June 1st 2022
I really enjoyed the event. The location was great.
4/5
Diane Yao
May 30th 2022
Thorough, entertaining and enlightening. I have been taking photos with no real knowledge of the finer points for a number of years. As I mentioned earlier, I'm not a beginner, just a bit of a hack. I was able to step back and learn my way around my camera properly. This will certainly afford me a more fulfilling experience with my DSLR. Excellent event and I will be returning to others. Thank you.
5/5
Emilien Davis
May 14th 2022
Good teacher
5/5
Rodney Wells
February 6th 2022
Good class
5/5
Jocelyn Wells
February 6th 2022
Very informative and fun meeting other fellow photographers!
5/5
Jennifer Stewart
January 30th 2022
Kim has a great personality and answered every question
5/5
Jocelyn Wells
December 19th 2021
I attended the beginner photograph section today (10/23) with Kimberly Halbrook. The group is small (4 students) so I had a lot of time being one on one with Ms. Halbrook. I have learned a lot from her such as aperture, ISO, shutter, white balance, triangle in photography, rule of thirds,... She is an excellent teacher. I was so nervous coming to the section because I have no idea about digital camera. I left the group with a basic knowledge of digital camera. Definitely, I will attend more photography section with Ms. Halbrook. Thank you.
5/5
Lan Nguyen
October 24th 2021
Kimberly was very helpful in sharing her knowledge & helping me to sharpen my photography skills. She answered my questions and was very patient. I?m looking forward to taking part in more photo shoots. Thxs Kimberly for a nice outing. 😁👍
5/5
Valerie Keenan
September 27th 2021
Fun, Kimberly very knowledgable
5/5
Liquila Jones
March 14th 2021
It was GREAT. The "teacher" was FULL of fantastic information. My hubby and I aren't newbies at photography, a LITTLE new to lighting...and he was able to go more in depth with us, which I LOVED.
5/5
Mindy Kerr
August 10th 2019
INSTRUCTORS
Kimberly Halbrook
Kimberly has been a photographer since the age of 14, beginning with her dad's 35mm SLR camera. It wasn't long before she started shooting film with full manual settings. Soon afterwards she started shooting with DSLR cameras. In her college years, she went on to developing her own rolls of film and producing prints in the dark room. During her studies, she took black & white film art photography classes, expanding her knowledge of camera techniques and creativity. Recently she has been sticking to shooting with her mirrorless camera. She enjoys teaching classes to those who aspire to broaden their photography skills and network with other photographers.