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Upcoming Events

Intro to Astro Photography

Intro to Astro Photography

Saturday 06 July
Ravensbourne - 6pm - 2 Hours
Daniel Hurst
Astrophotography looks amazing and packs a real punch, however, you do not need to spend a fortune to partake. Does gear make a difference, the simple answer is yes, but it is not the deciding factor when it comes to astrophotography. This meetup will look at planning your session, camera settings, required equipment. I want this meetup to help you maximise your current gear as your start capturing milky way shots.

This meetup is going to cover off everything you need to know to start capturing amazing single shot astrophotography and a few extra bits of helpful advice. The learnt basics of capturing a single frame will form the building blocks of your astrophotography journey. Think of this meetup as your first step on that journey or for those who have already started, maybe a road sign.
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$47      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 28 July
Rangeville QLD - 2pm - 3 Hours
Daniel Hurst
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
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$148       5 places left
Birds and Nature

Birds and Nature

Saturday 03 August
Crows Nest - 3pm - 3 Hours
Daniel Hurst
Are you a bird watcher or a nature lover and have also been wondering how to get sharp photos consistently. This session plans to take the guess work out of it and get you on your way to capture the wildlife you love. Some of the topics covered will be, optimal settings, light direction, bird habits, equipment and operation. Come along and lets take some photos that show the natural beauty of birds.
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$47      

ABOUT TOOWOOMBA
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 in Toowoomba .

  • 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 Toowoomba Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Good meet-up, unfortunately cut short by rain. When the rain set-in, we unanimously decided not to go to the pools etc but to return to our vehicles.
    4/5
    Jamie
    2024-06-03
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    5/5
    Rick
    2024-06-03
    Daniel's enthusiasm is contagious and his obvious love for photography shines through. His discussions are never instructions but general ideas and suggestions of how to explore certain pursuits. His style encouraged cameraderie amongst participants.
    5/5
    Jamie
    2024-05-01

    Enjoyed it immensely! Learnt more about my camera in those 2 hours than in the 7 years of owning it.
    5/5
    Ian
    2023-04-17
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Daniel Hurst
    Daniel Hurst is a Graphic Designer & Photographer based in Toowoomba Australia. He has always had a passion for design and creativity, spending his childhood sketching, painting and doing photography.

    Daniel Hurst is available for private bookings

    Available most Saturdays from 10am until 4pm.
    Private tutoring, portraits, and photoshoots.

    PHOTOS
    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: My garden in Blue Mountain Heights
    Billy Buttons are a beautiful native flower producing bright yellow ball shaped flowers. I think the buds are equally beautiful as highlighted by this macro shot.
    Credit: Belinda Lehmann
    Facebook: Misty Ridge Flowers
    Instagram: @mistyridgeflowers

    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Moogerah Dam
    My sister and brother in law were visiting from Canberra for a week of photography. Astro is something we all like to do so we headed out to Moogerah. A bit of light painting at the end of the night of my sister and all the tripods we had on the go.
    Credit: Rebecca Osborne
    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-10
    Title or Location: Blackbutt
    Captured these cheeky cockies silhouetted against the remarkable sunset we had this week
    Credit: Kittykat Creations
    Facebook: Kittykat Creations
    Instagram: Kittykatcreations_imaginings

    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-04
    Title or Location: Maryvale Queensland
    Sunset on the Cunningham Highway
    Credit: Judi Neumann (JRose Images)
    Facebook: Judi Neumann
    Instagram: jrose_images

    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-03
    Title or Location: West Creek, Toowoomba
    West Creek Reserve is just beautiful, especially at this time of year with the autumnal colors and abundant bird life. My usual time of day for photography here is evening for the pre-sunset glow, but impending inclement weather saw me out for a morning walk. My reward was the beautiful colored reflection in this photo. No post production, taken as is.
    Credit: Sally Evans
    Toowoomba Photography Group
    2024-06-03
    Title or Location: Crows Nest Falls, Qld
    Taken on a group meetup one Saturday afternoon. The weather wasn't looking great but we persisted and made the most of the circumstances. This photo was taken at the base of the water falls in a rock pool using my Canon EOS1500D. Lense 55-250mm settings Shutter 100 aperture F5 ISO 400 Exposure 2/3 No alterations in editing accept for flipping the image 180 degree to make the shadow the main focal point of the image.
    Credit: Amie Johnson

    Peterborough Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Bourne lincs
    Waiting for an Osprey and a red kite decided to get in on the act
    Credit: Tony garratty
    Instagram: Nikongasman
    Wichita Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Wichita
    Young female fox trying to get a better view of the area around her.
    Credit: Scott Hinkle
    St Louis Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Oregon Coast
    I had the pleasure of traveling to the Oregon Coast for a photo workshop. This is one of many shots I took while there, This is a blue hour blend where I took one photo right after sunset and another photo from the same spot hours later to capture the night sky then blended the 2 together. Thanks for looking!
    Credit: Frank Kuszaj
    Facebook: Frankly Living Photography
    Instagram: Frankly_Living_

    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-06-23
    Title or Location: Sunny Sands, Folkestone
    This morning was not very promising, but still I was determined to get out and take pictures! Headed to Sunny Sands and found these two rocks in the sand that caught my interest. The tide was rising and the sun started glowing in the sky! "Perfect moment", and the a wave caught me by surprise and made my feet soaking wet! Apparently sign of good luck, and maybe so, it's one of my best images and was definitely worth it!
    Credit: Dario Canada
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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/streets_n_scapes?igsh=MW1uMWI4MDVrb28zcw3D3D&utm_source=qr
    Rochester Photography Group
    2024-06-22
    Title or Location: Cornwall
    A weeks break in Cornwall and found this beautiful place called menacuddle in St austal
    Credit: Terry Bodkin
    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-06-22
    Title or Location: Sydney Opera House
    Sydney Opera House lit up on Vivid Sydney and a colourful party boat moving on the waters of Sydney harbour produces a bright rainbow coloured light trail.
    Credit: Oindrila Mitra
    Instagram: oindrilaclicks

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