Course options 2017

Please note that Curious Art Gallery is closing on August 27th 2017, after 16 successful years.

CDP is independently operated. We are currently exploring alternative venues from which to conduct the workshops.

CDP studio space

Funamentals Intensive

  • Cost: $460 per person
    2hr sessions
    8 weeks
    This course is an in depth delivery of Photography Fundamentals

    Definitive Photography

  • Cost: $460 per person
    2hr sessions
    8 weeks
    This course includes basic image editing techniques, various brief based location shoots and home assignments. Assumes good working knowledge of all manual operations of an SLR/DSLR camera.

    Ideally suited for students having completed Photography Fundamentals (beginners)


  • Cost: $460 per person
    Includes 1 all day session
    with some night shooting
    Plus 2 x 2 hr lessons

    Invitational super sessions
    (need to have completed Definitive course or equivalent)
  • A Day in the Life
    Cost: POA

    Click on the link to view highlights of an invitational >> Day in the Life super session workshop held on Sunday 8th February 2015.

    * Please note:
  • CDP reserves the right to modify the course options including starting dates and price adjustments
  • Requires minimum 2/3 students to run a course
  • Enrolment in Definitive Photography class for students who have completed Photography Fundamentals courses.

Tracy Jay teacher of photography at CDP

Gold Coast and Kingscliff photographers, Tracy Jay and Michael Bryant are the teachers at CDP workshops.

Michael Bryant - Teacher of Photography at CDP

Some of the aspects of photography covered in our courses. In depth exploration will be covered in the Intensive and Definitive Photography Sessions:

  • Manual exposure
  • Aperture
  • Shutter Time
  • ISO
  • Focal Length/zoom
  • Freezing the Action
  • Shooting for Mood
  • Low light environments
  • Macro
  • Black and White

The lessons involve a new brief each week for shooting on location with the instructors. Critique and feedback offered following location shoots.

Course Requirement:
A digital or film camera. This could be a point and shoot or an SLR. However a camera with some manual controls over shutter and aperture will be needed.

Please feel free to enquire:

Click here >> CDP student testimonials