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Discover the basic functions of your camera and stretch your photography beyond automatic modes to engage the manual settings.

Our small, friendly group dynamics will allow you to confidently master your camera while enjoying the companionship of fellow photography enthusiasts as you collectively explore this dynamic art form. With so many great photographic opportunities at Auckland Zoo, you will have plenty of pictures and new skills to take home!

Participants: 15 years and over. No previous experience necessary.

What you’ll learn: Your DSLR camera functions, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, depth of field, understand white balance, how to use flash, image size and quality, and picture composition.

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Terms and Conditions

  • No previous experience necessary
  • A digital camera (we recommend a DSLR camera)
  • Fully charged battery and charging unit/cable
  • Memory cards, we recommend 8GB or 16GB
  • Camera manual and any other accessories you might have
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for the weather.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, please bring a camera with you. Makes sure you bring a charger or spare battery too!

Sure! Just put your details under ‘Contact Details’ and their contact information under ‘Photographer’.

This experience is usually able to go ahead in all but stormy weather. Please bring a raincoat if it looks like there may be a shower. Not to worry, our expert tutors are well-practised at photography in Auckland weather!