Testimonials

Over 98% of all participants rated their course a 5 out of 5 in their evaluations. But don’t take our word for it. Here’s what they had to say.
And here are the results! All photos on this page were taken by participants as part of their coursework after, or in, our courses.

“Superb! Comprehensive, practical and just the right mix of material. Essential for anyone wanting to take better pictures. The best course I have attended in the past 20 years.”
Paul Freeman, Wollongbar

“Exactly what I was after. Extremely informative and interactive. I learnt more in a day than I thought was possible- and I’ve already seen the ongoing results from my staff who did the course 3 years ago.”
Nick James, Cronulla

“One of the most engaging and practical courses I’ve ever attended, a real inspiration. Great learning experience- well-honed course focused on the essentials of good photography, without jargon or fluff. Learnt heaps in a day, and thoroughly enjoyed it all. I expect to see an exponential improvement in my photography.”
Andrew Parkinson, Sydney

“Excellent. I now understand technical aspects of photography that baffled me for years. Thank you! Lots of tools to go play with too. Michael is approachable and engaging, and it was all very interactive, would love to do another.”
Elizabeth Laidlaw, Maitland

“Possibly the best course I have been to in both relevance and application in 15 years. Michael was outstanding- clear, helpful and well-paced. And the workbook went straight into my camera bag. I learnt more in this course than I have from 8 books, 3 cameras and 16 years of photography.”
Alastair Rayner, Tamworth

“Michael’s passion and enthusiasm were infectious, and he made it all easy to learn. I would recommend it to anyone. I’ll be consciously and creatively shooting now, instead of relying on chance. Now I’m in control of how my pictures turn out.”
Narelle Sales, Camden

“More, more, more! Covered everything I need to know to take a good picture, and all delivered in a clear, professional and friendly environment- and a lot of fun! Easy to see what I can achieve now with my photography. When’s the next course?”
Paul Flitcroft, Orange

“Very practical. Great resources and info to follow up on. Michael was very personable and best of all spoke in plain language. I’m hooked!”
James Sakker, Port Stephens

“Michael’s passion for photography really shone through the course. Kept us engaged and interested straight to the end. And his expertise and professionalism were obvious. Very inspiring.”
Ruth Luckner, Tocal

“Excellent. Unique. Inspirational. The course I’d been looking for- and I’m still benefiting from it years after! You should see the difference in my shots. I wish I’d done it years ago.”
Lesley Postle, Richmond

“Well structured, especially given the scope of material covered. Michael made the day fun, while keeping us moving and practicing what we learnt. Excellent course, excellent trainer.”
Rob Lee, Sydney

“Excellent course by a highly qualified professional. I learnt lots in a very short time. Highly recommended.”
Bob Myatt, Wollongong

“Fantastic. Never bored for a moment. Very well presented with great balance of visuals, theory and activities. Years later, the enjoyment just keeps going!”
Sophie Parks, Gosford

“Michael’s passion was infectious, and his expertise and generosity made for an excellent course. Look forward to putting it all into practice.”
Victor Rajakulendran, Newington

“Learnt so much about my camera. Covered far more than I expected. Excellent examples, excellent resources going forward. So glad I had this opportunity.”
Carolle Leach, Yanco

“Wonderful. Michael’s obvious passion for photography translated into the success of the day. I would recommend it to anyone.”
Steve Kimber, Alstonville

“Michael is an energetic, accommodating trainer with a straightforward way of explaining things. Excellent work covering a very diverse subject- and inspiring!”
Gail Chiplin, Tamworth

“An excellent overview, and a good basis for developing further.”
Gary Burton, Orange

“Both content and pace were perfect. Wide range of material presented concisely, with great exercises to put them into practice.”
Deborah Kent, Pennant Hills

“All course outcomes achieved and more. You have definitely rekindled my interest in good photography.”
Brett Campbell, Sydney

“I was impressed how well Michael handled all the different cameras and skill levels. Beginners didn’t feel dumb and the more advanced didn’t get bored!”
Graeme Schwenke, Calala

“Fantastic course. Very inspiring. Put simply, I learnt how to take a great picture.”
Sally Ware, Hay

“Michael was engaging and professional throughout. Relaxed and friendly too. He really imparted his love of photography. Would recommend to all my colleagues.”
Albert Oates, Wagga Wagga

“Michael has a real gift for this- even the technical side of things was delivered clearly and gently. I would definitely recommend his course.”
Paul Sullivan, Tocal

“No one felt left out at any point- and no death by powerpoint- fantastic!”
Lester McCormick, Manilla

“Have done some great courses over the years but this was the best. I really enjoyed it and would love to do another soon!”
Stephen Johnson, Orange

“Fantastic, learned more by the morning break than I have in any other entire course. I’ll be taking the pictures now, not my husband!”
Novelle Hasling, Byng

“Now I just want to get out there and shoot!”
Jeremy Bright, Ballina

“Just what I was looking for- it clarified, solidified and built on what I’d already learnt in previous courses. Michael was approachable, hands-on and extremely informative.”
Sarah Nolan, Eden

“Brilliant! Everything was so relevant and useful, and I really enjoyed how interactive the course was.”
Justine Cox, Lismore

“Having never done a photography course before, I still found it all easy to understand. Brilliant- comprehensive and entertaining! It will be a great help with my photography in the years to come.”
Diane Ryan, Picton

“Couldn’t be better. Time very well spent. Inspired me to take my photography to the next level.”
Mark Hickey, Alstonville

“Learned a lot, terrific. Loved it.”
Barry Jensen, Orange

“Really knows his stuff. And great fun.”
Wayne Garrard, Wollongbar

“Learnt more than I thought I possibly could in a day!”
Melissa Walker, Port Stephens

“Loved this day- could have done without the breaks as I wanted to keep going!”
Sharman Lugton, Tamworth

“Pace was perfect, material was balanced- comprehensive but easy to follow. Michael was very willing to help and answer questions. This is honestly the best course I have ever attended.”
Suzy Rogiers, Wagga Wagga

“Exactly what I was after. Very thought-provoking. Now I get it!”
Mark Schwinghamer, Calala

“Michael literally has a world of experience. I will be doing another course.”
Dale Chalker, Sydney

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