Alwyns Photo School

Alwyns Photo School

Melbourne, VIC 3000
Member since 2019

  • 24 Classes
  • 34 Students
  • 8 Reviews

Who am I

My name is Alwyn Hanson, I have been teaching photography for over 30 years in Melbourne. I have worked with and taught over 30,000 people including new users as well as training groups such as Victoria Police,  MFB and many Government Departments. 

I believe in teaching photography in a simple, logical way rather than boring lectures. My classes are short, practical and complete. Most are three hours long (My experience is longer classes don't always achieve good results)

I teach photography and software based on classes that have run with great success in my previous position as manager of Michaels Media School in the Melbourne CBD. 

I am passionate about teaching and want you to use YOUR camera to take great photos.

I can teach you in a class or if you prefer at your home, cafe or local park. 

You tell me what you want and I can make it happen.

Why Alwyns Photo School is different.

We believe in working WITH all the special features on the camera,NOT turning them all off and going manual. The camera companies have spent millions in development, so why reinvent the wheel. We can teach YOU how to take great photos on YOUR own digital camera.

Alwyns Photo School, making great photography easier.

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Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Classes are based on a Maximum of Four Students, in the unlikely event that the minimum number of bookings is not reached we will organise either an alternative date, offer and alternative class option or offer a full refund.

Outdoor workshops and events are subject to Weather if bad Weather is forecast (Based on BOM forecasts 48 hours ahead) we will offer an alternative date, or an alternative class option or offer a full refund.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be made for cancellations received more than 5 working days prior to the event. Cancellations made between 1 and 5 working days from an event will incur an administration fee of $25 and the remainder of the course fee can be refunded. NB. Refunds will not be given if a customer fails to attend or cancels within 5 working days of an event. Substitutions can be made at any time without penalty.

In the event that a course is cancelled by Alwyns Photo School booking fees will be refunded in full however Alwyns Photo School will not accept responsibility for travel or accommodation for cancelled courses.

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8 Reviews
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12 June 2020 • Photography Course-Night Photography (Melbourne)

We had a great night at Alwyn’s Night Photography course. Alwyn and Michael were attentive and informative and catered for every skill level. We were at the beginner end of the scale and learnt a lot. But an experienced photographer would also love this course and the great locations we were taken to around Melbourne. We came h9me with some amazing photos and a desire to learn more.

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Hi Igor, Thank you so much for your kind words. I love my work and comments like yours make it even better.


15 March 2020 • Photography Course 1-Introducing your Camera (ET)

Alwyn was so knowledgeable and taught in a way that was easy to understand. Learnt so much in the 3 hour session, can’t wait to follow on with the next class

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Hi Corrine, Thank you so much for your kind comments.


01 March 2020 • Photography Course-Wildlife at Melbourne Zoo

What a perfect day. The weather was fantastic and the class conducted by Alwyn was informative, told in lamans terms and the small group lesson was invaluable. All questions answered in such a way that we could all understand. All cameras were attended to personally by Alwyn and no questions left unanswered. I will be booking further classes with Alwyn as there is so much to learn.

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Hi Robyn, Thanks you so much for your kind review. I enjoy my work and comments like yours make it worthwhile

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