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Enrolments for our ECC Photography Course 2024 are Now Open ->

Enrolments for ECC Photography Course 2024 is Now Open

Introduction to Photography Course

Essendon Camera Club, in association with the Photography Studies College, are proud to present : 


This course covers the fundamentals of using a digital camera, moving beyond the ‘Auto’ mode and into more creative areas. Ideally suited to new photographers, or those wishing to gain further control over their photography, this course lays some important foundational principles within which to build your skills.

Your course fee covers 6 weeks of focused classes, all resources and course material, along with one full year of club membership ($65 value). We have inspiring presentations, outings and learning activities form part of our syllabus, creating opportunities for the continued development of your photography.

In the words of Henri Cartier-Bresson,
“Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.”
. . . come join us for your next 10,000!


The course is a 6 week course running on Thursday evenings commencing March 7th through to April 11, 2024

Start time is 7:30pm and finishes at  9:30pm 

You can find more detailed information in our Course Syllabus


The cost of the course is :

$235.00   ( $199.00 for Concession* )

The course fee also includes remaining year membership to the Essendon Camera Club,
a $65.00 value.

* concession is available to anyone with a Health Care Card, Pension Card or Student Concession Card 


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There are total of 20 places on our course. During the course however, participants will be assigned to smaller groups of 5 each with it’s own mentor.


  1. A Digital Camera capable of being used in Manual Mode. Digital SLR or Mirrorless with changeable lenses preferred.
  2. Your camera manual. If you don’t have a physical copy, please download one and have it available during the course on your mobile phone or tablet or in a way that it will be easily accessible.

Please read our course FAQ for more information.

You can download the 2024 Syllabus from the button on the bottom of this page.

For all enquiries please use the following link