Digital Photography Courses & Workshops

Celebrating 19 years in the photographic community

Sydney Photographic Workshops offers a wide range of photography workshops & courses for you to choose from. Whether it’s a specific topic like people or travel, or an introduction to DSLR or Mirrorless photography, our courses workshops are designed to suit any skill level. Browse through our selection of Sydney based photography courses and workshops to see which fits your needs. If you’re still stuck, contact us and one of our professional team will advise you on which photography course or workshop will be the best fit for you.


Sydney Photographic Workshops offers a wide range of photography courses and workshops for you to choose from. Whether it’s a specific topic like people or travel, or an introduction to DSLR or Mirrorless photography, our workshops & courses are designed to suit any skill level. Browse through our selection of Sydney based photography courses and workshops to see which fits your needs. If you’re still stuck, contact us and one of our professional team will advise you on what photography workshop or course will be the best fit.


Digital photography course designed for beginners


Comprehensive 8-week course for Digital SLR or Mirrorless Photography. Perfect balance of ‘hands on’ & theory. Sydney’s most comprehensive digital photography course curated by AIPP Master photographer & taught by award winning professional photographers. Day or Night. $395 for 19 hours


Premium 1 day intensive ‘hands on’ portrait workshop with internationally acclaimed Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet, AIPP.  Male & female models.  Mostly shooting utilising available light. Intermediate to advanced class – you must shoot in manual mode. $450 for 9 & 1/2 hours

Sydney Speedlite Photography Workshop


Premium 1 day intensive ‘hands-on’ lighting workshop with internationally acclaimed Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet, AIPP. Friendly professional models. Lights, camera, action! Excellent value. Intermediate to advanced class – you must shoot in manual mode. $450 for 10 hours


Expert one-on-one training on any topic you wish to cover with one of Sydney’s multi award winning leading photographers all to yourself guaranteed to catapult your skill set! Anything from beginner to professional.  Getting full creative control of your camera to portfolio feedback. Max. 2 students. From $150 per hour

Sydney Travel Photography Workshop


Premium intensive 1 day ‘hands on’ & in the field workshop. Take awesome travel shots on your next holiday with any SLR or Mirrorless camera. 2 Tutors! Be taught by experienced Travel photographer, Benjamin Lee and AIPP Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet.  $450 for 9 & 1/2 hours


1/2 day beginners ‘hands on’ in the field workshop around Sydney’s Harbour Foreshore. All the essentials of digital photography for DSLR or Mirrorless cameras to get you controlling your camera for stunning photos. Control your camera in all it’s modes.  Everything you need to get started. $150 for 4 hours


Extend your shooting hours & learn to shoot at night whilst you explore Sydney’s iconic harbour foreshore from a different perspective with a professional photographer.  Experiment with all types of photography in the dark.  Shoot iconic photos that will be postcard perfect.  Tripod essential. $99 for 3 hours


Comprehensive boutique Adobe Lightroom 4 week ‘hands on’ course. Everything from capture to output with multi award winning Adobe Lightroom specialist. Take your images to the next level as you prepare them for print or web use. Basic computer skills essential. Large print included.  $425 for 12 hours


Get your team together and we’ll teach them how to shoot for your business. Whether it be products or portraits you need photographed, our experienced team will train them up for you and your business requirements. Or why not organise a team event?  Let us do it!  All tailored for your team. Professional and fun. Get a quote!


On location school excursions for your students. We lead School excursions which can be done at Sydney’s iconic Harbour Foreshore, on Cockatoo Island, or almost anywhere you can think of.  Give your students an adventure they will remember for years to come whilst we up skill them and add to your curriculum.  Get a quote!


1 or 2 hour private live streamed online photography sessions are run every day of the week at any time of the day subject to availability. Held from our Studio & live streamed in your own home or office! Multiple attendees welcome. Be taught by AIPP Master Photographer, Daniel Linnet! From $150 per hour


Learn how to effortlessly take photos that have your social media followers amazed at your photography skills.  Perfect the skills you will need to shoot like a champion.

(Workshop currently on hold however tailored Private Tuitions can be arranged on the subject)


Looking to expand your photography skills, or curious about dabbling in the art of manual photography? Take your photography skills to the next level with our range of informative and exciting photography workshops, courses, and masterclasses that have been around for the last 19 years, making us one of the most loved and longest running Photography courses and workshops providers in Sydney!  Whether it’s a specific topic like people or travel or an introduction to DSLR or Mirrorless photography, our interactive courses and workshops are designed to suit any skill level from beginners to advanced. 

What makes us great photography workshops?

Whether you’re a beginner, an avid photography enthusiast or professional photographer, our team of experienced, award winning professionals are passionate about giving you not only the skills but also the inspiration and vivid imagination to create amazing photographic images and we are dedicated to providing you with the best experience we can. 

At Sydney Photographic Workshops, we are all about delivering intimate, practical experiences to all who participate in our courses, ensuring our lessons and teachings stay with you, even long after completing a workshop or course.

Our exciting photography workshops include photo walks to in-depth equipment-focused training and tuition, and masterclasses for your favourite niche genres, such as portraiture work, travel, and Speedlite photography. Our current Sydney workshops vary from in-house classes to larger-scale photographic trips and tours. Just starting out? No need to be intimidated as we accommodate absolute beginners and budding photographers but also serious enthusiasts as well as professional photographers.

Taught by award winning professionals!

Daniel Linnet, our principal tutor, is a Master Photographer with the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and is an internationally acclaimed professional photographer. His invaluable experience, professional insight, and photographic network have led him to curate and create an invigorating and stimulating curriculum of workshops run by Sydney’s top teaching professional photographers. As a result, our current photography classes are guided by enthusiastic like-minded individuals like you, eager to assist you in your new creative journey.

Our tutors draw real-world knowledge to make your learning an experience, not a regurgitation of technical textbook material. It is this commitment to your experience that keeps Sydney Photographic Workshops as the go-to for your photography workshops. 

Browse through our selection of Sydney-based courses to see which fits your needs and interests. If you’re still stuck, contact us and one of our professional team will advise you on what photography course or workshop will be the best fit for you.


What level do I need to be to take your photography workshops?

You can be a beginner, have intermediate knowledge or a professional, we have specialised courses catered to all levels.

What camera equipment do I need?

The equipment needed depends on the workshop you’re interested in. You will need a DSLR or mirrorless camera or just your smartphone. Refer to our individual courses for more details.

How much do your photography workshops cost?

Our photography workshops range from $99-$450. Prices vary depending on the course, workshop or tuition.

What will I learn from taking your workshops?

At Sydney Photographic Workshops, we’ll provide you the opportunity to gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience across all genres of photography. Whether it’s photography basics 101 to capturing the most complex portrait image on your DSLR, we’re committed to assist you on your creative journey to obtain the new skills required to take you to the next level.


The NSW Government’s COVID-19 Safety Plan is closely being adhered to by Sydney Photographic Workshops which may include, but is not limited to, the following conditions of entry

  • All Participants MAY be requested to ‘check in’ and use hand sanitiser on arrival
  • If  a MASK IS MANDATORY for all indoor lessons then we reserve the right to refuse entry if this requirement is not adhered to
  • Your temperature MAY be checked upon arrival each time you attend the Studio to ensure the safety of the other participants and our team.  Anyone with a raised temperature MAY be asked to postpone and leave the Studio
  • Staff and participants are required to notify management and stay at home if unwell
  • We require all participants to maintain physical distancing in class, sanitise/wash hands regularly, stay home and notify us if unwell
  • For OUTDOOR classes, please bring your own hand sanitiser and mask (if mandated)
  • It is your responsibility to maintain physical distancing. Whilst we will be monitoring the classes to ensure that the physical distancing is kept, it will be important for each participant to be vigilant about this as well   
  • You must cooperate with NSW Health if contacted in relation to a positive case of COVID-19 at our premises
  • PLEASE NOTE – It is your responsibility to attend courses each week.  There will be limited option to attend a different night in lieu of your regular night due to class number restrictions and caps
  • You may attend your class via Zoom only when you absolutely cannot attend your scheduled class

Our promise to you:

  • We use an high efficiency particulate (HEPA) air purifier in the classroom to remove 99.9% of airborne viruses. These are the same as those used in some schools and on aircraft
  • We have contactless enrolment and payment methods
  • We maintain attendance records for contact tracing should this be required
  • Our Studio/Classroom and offices are being cleaned and sanitised before and after each class including frequently touched surfaces with disinfectant wipes
  • Outdoor classes will not exceed 10 participants + Tutor
  • Indoor class sizes have been reduced and capped so that we do not exceed the square metre rule
  • Hand sanitiser, paper towels and antibacterial soap are provided in the classroom environment


Totally enjoyed it. Individual attention given, no matter what make of camera. I can't believe I now know my way around my Nikon. Thank you!

Jennifer Ciardi

I felt real value for money. My tutor was very helpful and very knowledgable. The company is lucky to have such a tutor. I am much more confident after the workshop.

Prem Sandhu

I really enjoyed the course, as I was able to build on the knowledge I already had acquired. For budding photographers, who are looking to up skill their knowledge, I would recommend this course

Peter Groch

The 4 hour course was excellent. The tutor was really good - conveyed everything in a direct and factual way that made it easily understood. A huge amount of information to take in, but he held everyone's attention throughout.

Euan Matheson

I learnt so much at SPW’s portrait photography workshop. Fantastic location. Great models. Daniel is generous in sharing his knowledge and with Wendy’s organisation and Mal’s assistance everything ran smoothly. Do this workshop if you want to take your photography to a new level.

Susan Astor-Smith

Amazing Experience, Workshop, hospitality and Tuition I really enjoy the Photographic Workshop with Daniel and Wendy they are incredible and although I’m an experienced photographer, I get new knowledge and skills. Highly recommend working with them.

Cesar Ocampo

Awesome day. I felt like the pace was fast enough to keep me interested and slow enough to keep me informed. Both Ben and Daniel are top notch pros full of wisdom, insight and a palatable arsenal of tips and tricks to help any photographer, at any stage of their learning. I had a blast and can definitely recommend!


I did a 1:1 session with Daniel it at was great – the perfect way to advance my knowledge, totally tailored to my needs and experience. I feel much more confident already, Daniel was very patient, knowledgeable, supportive and accessible 🙂


The workshop on Lightroom was very informative. It was not only executed in a relaxed atmosphere but was also intense. Gained good feel of Lightroom. Frank Farrugia is a great teacher!

Nitin Saksena

I've been attending workshops with SPW for many years. What I've loved about the courses is the focus placed on both the creative and technical aspects. And there are equal amounts theory and application. Daniel generously shares his thinking, insights and expertise in detail and I always leave the day feeling inspired and that I've learnt something new.

Alese Watson