Learn to take photos like a professional


If your a practical person who likes to be shown how to use your camera & not just read a book these following courses will suit you. The courses are all hands on with David showing you how he would set the camera to come up with a professional looking photograph.David Michael Thorn is an International – National and State Award winning professional photographer who has managed DMT Photography Coffs Harbour since 1995. The courses are run monthly; please check with David about the dates of each course & he can send you samples of what other students have achieved.

Your photos will rise to a whole new level.

You may choose a group lesson for 1 or more courses @ $100 per course.

Courses are normally of 3 hours duration.

Private lessons @ $300 per course.

A 10% discount will apply if all 3 courses are booked together.


Level 1 Course

Students will learn basic skills to drive their camera off the Auto setting.The course is held around the Coffs Harbour Jetty area  OR can be customised to suit your preferred style of photography & favourite location etc. David will pass on tips that he has learnt from the past 25 years as a professional photographer.


Level 2 Course

Students will learn how to do more artistic images in this 3 hour course. The course will be at Coffs Harbour where we capture night shots. A tripod is a must for this course as well as having a digital camera that can be set on Shutter Speed settings.



Level 3 Course

An exciting climax to your lessons with David when we will travel up the mountain to Dangar Falls in Dorrigo. You will learn how to photograph the waterfall & surrounding areas using  fast & slow shutter speed settings. A Tripod is a must or you can borrow one from David.




All images on this page were taken by 14 year old Katie.