Government House Gardens Photowalk

Fri Sep 17 2021 at 02:00 pm to 05:30 pm

Government House, Perth | Perth

Perth Learn Photography
Publisher/HostPerth Learn Photography
Government House Gardens Photowalk Government House Gardens Photowalk
About this Event

Ticket sales close 11am Friday 10 September

This is a special photo walk event through Government House Gardens. Come and discover what is behind the walls for this special event in a group photo walk class for all levels of photography including beginners.


Suitable for beginners, people who have just bought a camera or who own a camera and would like to learn more features and those wishing to learn how to shoot better using manual settings.

Special 90 mins of fun and learning in a small group.

Do you want to improve your general photo taking skills?

From learning about bush and nature landscape photography to easy ways to take better photos of flowers and other elements of interest.


This is a fun to learn walkabout tour. Where questions will be answered by professional Portrait and Landscape photographer Cyrus from Lighthouse Photography. Covering the basics of photography and more.


Cyrus prefers an interactive approach, so if you need clarification or guidance on a particular technique/subject please ask...

Topics covered on the day may include...

• AV, TV and P mode

• How to shoot day time landscapes.

• Manual settings for portraits, close-ups, and landscapes.

• How to get what you want in focus.

• Rules of shutter speed.

• How to create bokeh (beautiful blurry backgrounds).

• How to make a photo look blue or warm using white balance settings.

• What does ISO do?

• Finding interesting shots from challenging lighting conditions.

• How to create art using creative settings and composition.

• How to identify and capture beauty in a photograph.

• Working with light and backgrounds.

• Nature closeups & interesting patterns.

• How to shoot macro images


• Closed shoes

• DSLR, bridge or compact camera

• Enough battery & memory card space to last duration of event.

• No need for a tripod.

• A bottle of water (optional).

• 1-3 lens and a camera bag

• Bring your widest lens for landscapes, and a macro if you have one.

• A mini notepad and pen (optional).


Would you like to purchase a macro lens for your phone? Message Cyrus to organise in advance.


• Arrival time is 2pm sharp and a 3.30pm sharp departure.

Meeting point is the pedestrian gate off St Georges Terrace

• That you will greet your guests at the security hut at 2.00pm, access will be via the pedestrian gate off St Georges Terrace.

• Supervision of guests ensuring they stay within the zones as communicated by Cyrus.

• No rubbish to be left behond

• Bathrooms to be used at the front of the house, inside the exclusion area.


By purchasing a ticket you agree to the terms above and general Perth Learn Photography (

Perth Learn Photography in the largest and most affordable photo learning group in WA. We guarantee you'll get satisfaction by learning something valuable in a fun and friendly environment from all our workshops and events. We also offer flexibility to move your bookings to another date should you find yourself with a scheduling conflict. Just pick from our other posted events and request a move, (for events of a higher value just pay the difference). Subject to availability.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Government House, Perth, Australia


AUD 10.00 to AUD 29.00

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