Learn how to capture gorgeous photographs AND how to process with Lightroom ALL IN THE ONE DAY on this Mornington Peninsula photography course. 

Led by award-winning Master Photographer and local resident Tom Putt. Tom feels that the best way to learn is by doing - that's how he learnt photography many years ago. So you'll be out and about photographing on this highly practical photography course where you'll be chauffeur driven to all the best locations at the best times of day. This photography course is all inclusive with transport, meals, coffee, course notes, and take-home video ALL INCLUDED.


You'll start the day shooting sunrise at a secret location. You'll then grab breakfast - ON US! - and a much-needed coffee at one of the many gorgeous cafes on the Peninsula before heading to your next awesome photographic location. Then around midday and with many stunning photographs secure in your camera, you'll head back to Tom's tree-house where you'll download your photographs and learn how to bring out the very best in them using Lightroom.

This is a jam-packed day where you'll have a fantastic time with Tom Putt as he teaches you all you want to know as well as hanging out with like-minded photographers who share your love of photography.


> Anyone with a new camera wanting to learn how to use it and get the best from it.

> Anyone wanting to take their photography to the next level.

> Anyone wanting to shoot the best locations on the Mornington Peninsula at the best times.

> Anyone wanting to learn how to easily edit and process their photographs using Lightroom.






> A fun 10 hour day filled with learning all about photography from Master Photographer Tom Putt.

> Visit some of well known as well as some of Tom's secret locations on the Mornington Peninsula including the Mornington jetty, Safety Beach, Dromana Pier, Sorrento, Portsea, Diamond Bay, Dragon's Head, Cape Schanck, Cairns Bay, Flinders, Pt Leo and Balnarring.

> Suitable for beginners without a camera through to serious amateurs wanting to learn more about photography

> Limited to just 6 participants so you're part of a small group

> There's plenty of one-on-one time with Tom so you'll learn all you've come along for

> This is the ONLY practical workshop with both camera skills and Lightroom techniques all taught on the one day

> We spend plenty of time at each location so you have all the time you need 

> You are chauffeur driven in one luxurious vehicle to all the top locations

> All yummy meals are included in the day with endless supply of coffee to keep you charged!

> You receive an extensive 'Workshop Notes' booklet that contains all the key learnings that Tom teaches on all his workshops.

> You'll also get a copy of the 2 hour Lightroom session to take home with you so you can watch it over and over again.

> You receive a bonus $395 credit towards any multi-day workshop (so essentially you get the one day course for FREE!)


MEETING POINT:  Tom's gallery at 1/139 Main Street, Mornington.

TIME:  We do either an early morning sunrise finishing mid-afternoon or start at midday and finish with a spectacular sunset on the coast. The start time depends on the tides. We will let you know well before the course date.

WHAT TO BRING:  Your camera or iPhone, lenses, filters, tripod, water, snacks, laptop computer and charger, comfortable walking shoes, and all your laughs for the day!

FITNESS LEVEL:  A good level of fitness is required on all the courses so that you can participate fully. Genrally it's a short walk from the car to each location.



I can hear you asking, "But what exactly will I learn on the day?"

EVERYTHING! Tom won't hold back and is very generous with his time and information. To be more specific, he will go through all of this on the day:

> CAMERA SET-UP:  Tom will check your camera to make sure you have it on the best settings to get the best results.

> TECHNICAL INFO: Tom will thoroughly go through the relationship of ISO/Aperture/Shutter Speed to ensure you have a good understanding of these vital settings.

> CREATIVE CAMERA MODES: Just what does P, S, A, Tv, Av, M and all that other stuff mean? Let Tom take you through all of this.

> HISTOGRAM: This often misunderstood tool is a godsend when looking to get your exposures right.

> LENSES: Let Tom show you which of your lenses to use the right situations to get the best photographs possible.

> LIGHT & COMPOSITION: Now that you have the camera formalities out of the way, it's time to get creative and learn from Tom how to see light and create stunning compositions. Tom will draw on his 20 years professional experience as a sports photographer, portrait photographer and landscape photographer.

> FOCUSING:  Learn where to focus to get the sharpest images including focus-stacking to produce infinite sharpest in your photographs.

> FILTERS:  Bring your filters along to know how and when to use them. Tom will go through UV, Polariser and Neutral Density filter use.

> POST-PRODUCTION: Learn Tom's unique Lightroom workflow to efficiently download your photographs then process them uses simple but highly effective techniques to make your photographs look even more amazing.

> BACKUP:  Understand how to back up your photographs to keep your precious memories safe for the future.

> RESOURCES: Tom will share the resources he uses both online and off-line as a professional photographer.


Tom will record this Lightroom session so you have this as a take-home video to watch over and over again. That way you don't miss any of his tips while taking notes.



"Completed day course with Tom today. As a nervous beginner the course info was delivered in an easy to understand format, sharing just enough information to leave you feeling confident. Locations breathtaking. Lightroom session again was delivered well not overloading the information. Big thank you to Mary for the hospitality and fantastic lunch oh and Tom your jokes need some work 🤣Highly recommend this course." Sandra, VIC

"Thanks again for such an amazing workshop on Monday, it exceeded my expectations and I came home so pumped and couldn’t stop talking about it." Jana, VIC 

"Thank you Tom for a wonderful day. The early rise was worth it. Not so much for the shots but that the knowledge you shared with us. It was a 10 hour day and I learnt so much. Worth every cent. I especially liked finishing with a work shop on Lightroom. Even though I use it a lot there was still heaps to learn. Oh by the way the food was great too. Just fruit for me tonight. I think you should call the workshop 'More than Landscape Photography'.” Yvonne, VIC


"I'm re-introducing myself to photography and after listening to Tom's presentations at the Bright Photography Festival decided to attend a one day workshop with him. Despite the temperamental weather, its was a really great day. Tom took the time to work with us each individually generously answering all our questions and giving great guidance. Oh and the food, laughter and camaraderie made it all the more enjoyable." Christine, VIC

"As a birthday present from my husband and kids I was given this opportunity to attend the one day workshop on the Mornington Peninsular. To be honest I was a bit apprehensive as I had only recently started my photography journey and wondered if it was all going to be out of my depth. I needn't have worried. This is a very hands on workshop with a lot of instruction on composition and light as well as the mechanics of exposure, histogram, ISO etc. The day finishes with a couple of hours learning some of the basics of Lightroom to get you started. Tom is a fantastic teacher and spends heaps of one on one time to explain concepts. The day is very relaxed and also loved the great little cafe's we went to for breakfast and lunch. Thanks Tom.... absolutely brilliant!" Lorelei, VIC

"I recently attended a one day workshop on the Mornington Peninsula with Tom and loved it! This was a perfect introduction to photography - a practical hands-on learning experience in some beautiful locations. Highly recommend!" Jasmin, VIC


Tom Putt is an award-winning fine art landscape photographer based in Melbourne, Australia.

Tom’s passion is driven by his desire to showcase the beauty of the landscape. Regarded as one of Australia’s most prolific landscape photographers, Tom spends many months of the year creating new photographs for upcoming limited and open edition prints and book projects.

Tom has been teaching photography since 2005. He is passionate about imparting his knowledge learnt over his 20 years in photography. Tom's no-holding-back approach means that he'll teach you everything he knows to help you learn the art of photography as quickly as possible.

CLICK HERE to read more about Tom's adventure in photography.

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