Capture Canberra Photography Tours

Cultural and Theme Tours

See Canberra on a photography tour with one of Canberra’s most experienced photo educators with Capture Canberra Photography Tours. Choose a regular tour or arrange a private session to receive expert tuition.

Learn how to master your digital camera, practice new photographic techniques and improve your creative skills. Your tutor Irene will share pro-tips and tailor the tuition to your individual needs.

Enjoy Canberra’s landscapes, architecture and natural environment through the eye of a creative professional who knows the best vantage points!

You’ll return home with new photographic skills and stunning images of your national capital experience. Most images taken by CSP Students!

Irene Lorbergs is the Director of the Canberra School of Photography. She is an AIPP Accredited Professional Photographer, Licentate, with over 25 years’ experience.

All tours can be customised and are also available on demand. Gift vouchers are available. Contact Irene to discuss your requirements.

Facilities

Basic Cultural and Theme Tours Land - Self Propelled

Services

Cheetah at the National Zoo and Aquarium

$220

The National Zoo & Aquarium is no ordinary zoo – and the Walk on the Wild Side photography tour offers a special introduction to its photogenic animals and birds.

In this beautiful setting close to the city you can learn new camera skills and creative techniques. Understand camera settings, depth of field and exposures that capture unexpected movement and animal antics.

Learning by doing, with a professional photographer to guide you, is a great way to skill up and enjoy a unique Canberra attraction.

View over Canberra at dusk

$220

Golden hour, sunset, blue hour and beyond – the light across Canberra changes as night falls. Witness Dusk Into Night with a photography tour.

See Walter Burley Griffin’s layout of the Parliamentary Triangle From the top of Mount Ainslie and learn about exposure, mood and composition as the light changes around sunset.

Descend to unique locations in the Parliamentary Triangle for night photography. Learn how to take photographs in low or no light, capture star trails, and draw with light – combining creativity and technique.

Tour starts one hour before sunset.

War Memorial early morning

$220

Photograph national attractions and gardens around picturesque Lake Burley Griffin set within the Parliamentary Triangle. It’s a visual feast with many photo opportunities and personalised tuition to extend your skills and creativity.

Meet at the international flagpoles on the lake’s edge and learn how to photograph movement using panning, freezing and intentional blur techniques.

Pick up pro tips about shooting landscapes across Lake Burley-Griffin to the National Carillon. Then for some edgy architecture and interior shots, walk to James Turrell’s Skyspace at the National Gallery of Australia and see the secluded Sculpture Garden on the way.

Next door at the High Court, learn more about exposure settings and depth of field as you photograph the building’s architectural lines and perspectives. Parliament Houses old and new provide a stunning backdrop.

Conclude your tour at the National Portrait Gallery where you can enjoy the collection and architecture.

This 3 hour tour runs weekdays or weekends – call ahead and book in now.

A range of digital cameras on a table

$295

Brush up on your Digital Photography in a Day on your next trip to Canberra. Get your camera off auto and learn to shoot like a pro at locations such as the Australian National Botanic Gardens or National Zoo and Aquarium. With expert guidance and tuition, you will learn about aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focus, composition, depth of field and creative techniques.

All will all be explained ‘as you go’ and you will take photos using each new technique before moving on to the next level. This is a great way to improve skills and gain camera confidence.

Lake Burley Griffin

Experience an incredible day of photography, and go home with stunning images shot around the national capital when you Design Your Own Photo Tour.

Request this personalised photography tour and Capture Canberra Photography Tours will put together a program to suit either individuals or groups. Your tour will be based on your availability, photographic interests, current ability and any other preferences.

Price on application.

GroupWIZoo

$695

Learn photography in a weekend or boost your photo skills up a few notches. The Weekend Intensive is ideal for people travelling to Canberra. Enjoy a weekend in the nation’s capital, be shown the sights and conquer your camera all at the same time!

This weekend tour with its personalised tuition suits people of all ages, and groups of any size. Learn with a friend or meet and make new friends with a like-minded supportive and friendly group.

Morning to sunset/night photography. Sunrise (optional but Canberra has the best!) wild birds, animals, portraits, street photography, landscape and much more. Receive personalised feedback on your photos. You will be amazed at the variety and stunning images after a weekend of Capturing Canberra with your camera.

$695

Learn photography in a weekend or boost your photo skills up quite a few notches. Ideal for people travelling to Canberra, come and enjoy a weekend, be shown the sights as well as conquering your camera – beginners to advanced, small groups, personalised tuition, suitable for teens to 80’s, families, busy people, art teachers, travellers, small business operators. Learn with a friend or meet and make new friends with like-minded supportive and friendly group. Morning to sunset/night photography. Sunrise (optional but Canberra has the best!) wild birds, animals, portraits, street photography, landscape and much more. Personalised feedback on your photos. You will be amazed at the variety and stunning images after a weekend of Capturing Canberra with your camera.

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