Alwyns Photo School

Alwyns Photo School

Melbourne, VIC 3000
Member since 2019

  • 14 Classes
  • 18 Students
  • 5 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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Cancellation & Refund 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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23 September 2019 • Photography Course-Macro Photography (Vermont-Sth)

Amazing teacher! Enthusiastic and full of helpful hints and tips. Looking forward to doing more of Alwyn's classes!


31 August 2019 • Photography Course 1-Introducing your Camera (G-B)

Our first course with Alwyn was great. Well organised and presented with knowledge and humour. We are certainly looking forward to another session and are practising what we learnt in the mean time.


08 July 2019 • Photography Course-Lightroom Classic Intro (VM)

We are just delving into our adventure with DSLR photography. Our class with Alwyn was wonderful. He was very thorough, and clear in everything he taught us, and followed it all up with a set of nots to look back on should we need to. I would highly recommend this class. Alwyn clearly has decades of knowledge and left us excited with all the possibilities of things we could do that we hadn’t even considered.

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