About this course

Do you just set the camera to “point and shoot” mode? Do you wonder whether you could be doing a better job of using your camera for your projects? This one-day course run by Tocal can get you started.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • understanding the functions and settings of your camera
  • techniques of photography for fieldwork, including plants, animals, photo-points and photos for evidence
  • using photos for project monitoring and reporting.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 1 day
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: Non-accredited
Indicative fees: $380 GST incl.


  • Understanding of the principles of photography
  • Increased skills in using cameras and equipment
  • Understanding techniques in fieldwork photography

$380 GST incl.

  • An overview of equipment and accessories is provided to help students match the right equipment for their needs.
  • The course covers the basic principles of photography and how to get the best results in different conditions.
  • Face-to-face instruction with guided activities.
  • Participants bring their own camera and camera manual to the course.

  • Participants receive a full colour course manual.
  • This course is delivered using a mix of indoor and outdoor activities.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This course is non-accredited.

Additional Information

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