Classes and Tuition

Photography Classes.

Coolbawn Cross Photography have over 35 years of teaching experience and remain as passionate today as when we first started.  A wide variety of options are available, from 6 week long night classes to one to one individual tuition.  Classes take place in a variety of locations with updates posted here and on

Upcoming Classes.

The next night classes will commence on Tuesday January 28th 2020 in Dún Mhuire, Nenagh (intermediate level) and on Jan 29th in Terryglass for beginners.  Both sets of classes will last for one and a half hours each night and run for 6 weeks.  The cost is €75.  To book your place simply text (087) 2044324 or email

Brief outline of course content for each class:

Beginners Class, Terryglass, Wednesday nights – 8.15 to 9.45 commencing Jan 29th.

  1. What makes a good photo?  An exploration of the elements required to create a successful image.
  2. Photographic Composition. – The key techniques used to arrange the elements in a photograph.
  3. Portraiture: How to photograph individuals and groups in a variety of settings.
  4. Basic file management and introduction to editing of digital photographs.
  5. Special areas of interest: Nature, sport, close up, night time photography etc.
  6. Taking photograph further – buying/upgrading a camera, lenses and other accessories.

Please note a specific camera is not required for this course.



Intermediate Class, Nenagh,  Tuesday day nights – 7.30 to 9.00 commencing Jan 28th.

  1. The workings of a digital camera – aperture, shutter speed etc.
  2. Further camera controls, lenses used in photography and their applications.
  3. Landscape Photography – equipment and composition
  4. Portrait photography – use of location, equipment and lighting techniques
  5. Special areas of interest: Nature, sport, close up, night time photography etc.
  6. File management and digital editing using online and free editing programmes.

Please note a digital camera would be an advantage if taking this course.


One to One Sessions

One to One sessions are also available – these are tailored to your specific requirements and camera type.  When you book one of these classes we will have an initial online consultation to determine the types of photos you would like to take and your main areas of interest.  Notes will then be prepared specifically for the session, which will last for one and a half hours and cost €40.

To reserve a place simply email or phone/text 087 2044324