Sam Nerrie's high standard of photography has earned her 40 international awards including a third place in the International Photography Awards, 4 Honourable Mentions in the International Photography Awards 2018 and 3 Nominee awards in the International Color Awards 2018. Join her on a journey into the wonderful world of photography during one of these courses.

You will love her style of teaching... you get personalised instruction with real practice in the field. Sam is a trained teacher and you will notice the difference in her courses. The courses are fun and full of new skills taught in a way that makes it easy for you to understand. Learn how to get the best out of your camera and go home confident and full of enthusiasm to try your new skills.

Visit some awesome locations, meet some like-minded people and have loads of fun.

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"Sam's courses are incredible. I learnt much more than I expected and now have a deeper understanding of what the camera can do. My photography has improved immensely." Fiona 

Anne, 'Sam's teaching style is fabulous. She is much easier to understand than any other photography instructor I have had before.'

Sue, 'Sam was very helpful and gave me heaps of one-on-one time. We had time to practice what we were learning in many different situations.'


Saturday and Sunday Oct  27 and 28   2019  ( two full days). 

Join Sam Nerrie for an incredible journey into photography. You will learn many aspects of what you need to take fabulous landscape and nature photos. Stand out with newfound techniques and skills. You will get the opportunity to practice and improve your understanding of how to take great photos in the field. Max People: 6

Course inclusions:

  • Controlling light - flash, reflectors, sun and more.
  • Understanding great composition, colour and lighting.
  • Reading the histograms and other information on the camera correctly.
  • Judging how to get the best light in the environment.
  • Panoramas.
  • Use of tripod with Live View and Mirror Up settings.
  • Use of filters, different lenses and their effects.
  • Using the best camera settings for the job at hand including learning to master manual.
  • Personal tuition throughout the course.
  • Some previous experience is required with your camera.
  • $350



Smart phone or compact camera users

Oct 13  2019  9am - 3pm 

SLR users

Oct 20 2019 9am - 3pm

$160   6 hours

Register your interest now for this exploration into the exciting world of macro and close-up photography.

Have fun learning about what your camera can do with small creatures and objects. Find out how to use good lighting to give your photos that extra zing. We cover all aspects including tripod use, extension tubes, lenses, composition, colour, set up, depth of field, shutter speed, focus stacking and more.




Saturday  Nov 2   10am - dusk


This course is for beginners who may have some experience with their cameras. In this course you will learn how to use the dials and buttons on your camera and how to get a great photo with good lighting. We provide you with a learning booklet with quality notes and you will have heaps of practical work (more than in many other courses). Sam is a trained teacher and knows how to  present information in a easy-to-learn manner. You will gain confidence in using your camera in many situations such as family outings, whilst travelling and at local events or places.

Rust Dew And Web

Sunday  Nov 24   2019   10am to dusk


Explore Sydney and your camera with this incredible course.

Sam has several two Honourable Mentions in international photography competitions for photos taken in Sydney and 30 international awards for photos taken in the southern parts of NSW.

Her experience as an instructor and her understanding of photography are outstanding. You will love this photography course as you visit some iconic places in Sydney and learn to view the landscape differently. Class numbers are limited to 8 so you will get personal attention and plenty of time to practice in the field. There are two and a half hours of instruction outdoors and the rest is in situ.

The course covers filters, tripod usage with live view, best lenses for the job, compositions, apertures, shutter speeds, use of colour, photographing the unusual and how to get the best image on the day no matter what the weather, .

You will need to be fairly familiar with your camera for this course. DSLR and mirrorless cameras are suitable.



$120 each session

January   2020 Merimbula    1-5pm

November 30    2019 Batemans Bay    1-5pm


January   2020 Merimbula    1-5pm

January   2020 Batemans Bay    1-5pm

This course will revolutionize your usage of Lightroom and your editing workflow. Kirsty McLaren is an expert in the usage of this powerful editing program. Learn at your own pace and take on board the elements that you need to create professional looking image. Professional tutoring available for all levels. Professional photographers welcome.

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