David Bailey is a local Ballarat Photographer qualified with Certificate 4 and Diploma in Photography. I specialize in Wedding Photography, Portrait Photography, Boudoir Photography and Corporate Photography. David Bailey Photography and Training is has been voted as one of Ballarat's top photographers 5 years in a row!

I have photographed all over the World including Hawaii, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Kenya and most areas of Australia with my Weddings being captured internationally aswell as locally in Victoria. Popular Wedding locations in and around Ballarat for Photography include Sebastopol, Mount Helen, Mount Clear, Buninyong, Elaine, Geelong, Daylesford, Kirks Reservoir, Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat Train Station, Lake Wendouree, Hepburn Springs, Creswick, Beaufort, Enfield, Cave Hill Creek, Eurambeen Historic Homestead and Gardens, Allurah Functions and Events, Golden City Hotel, Ballarat Private Marriage Registry, The Grand Ballarat, Bishops Palace, Mitchell Harris, Ballarat Yacht Club, Pipers by the Lake, Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, Buninyong Town Hall, Willow & Stone Estate, Ballarat Golf Club, The George Hotel, The lake View, RACV Goldfields Resort, Housey Housey, Donegan's Farm, he Canberra Hotel, Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, St Anne’s Winery, Ballarat Function Centre, Craig’s Royal Hotel, Kryal Castle, Halls Gap, Scrub Hill 1869 and The Hydrant Food Hall.

I'm based in Ballarat but Photograph Weddings Victoria wide. This includes - Daylesford, Horsham, Ararat, Bendigo, Geelong, Creswick, Buninyong and Maryborough. Travel can be included in most Wedding Photography packages, though for some areas a little may need to be added to cover costs.

A few of the local spots I've captured incredible Family Heirlooms for Brides and Grooms include The Tangled Maze, Buninyong Botanical Gardens, Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat Mid City Motor Inn, Midlands Golf Club and Kirks Reservoir. Ballarat has some stunning locations for Wedding Photography after the ceremony. Locations such as The Railway Station, Lake Wendouree, Mount Helen, Mount Clear, Buninyong Botanical Gardens, Ballarat Botanical Gardens, The Tangled Maze, Mair Street Tunnel, Kirks Reservoir and stunning heritage architecture provide incredible backdrops for beautiful Wedding imagery in Ballarat.

As mentioned, David is a Ballarat based professional wedding, portrait, boudoir and corporate photographer with a dash of travel photography thrown in. I have 15 years of experience and also run my own Photography Training Facility in Ballarat. David Bailey Photography & Training offers 3 Photography Courses.  

-       Introductory Photography Course: 3hrs each week for 10 weeks. The course is designed to benefit those who are starting out in Photography and would love to learn where everything is on their camera, how to adjust it, how to import images to their computer, add a basic edit & then export them ready to publish or share with friends and family. Here you’ll learn your Camera Controls and settings, Basic Editing and exporting in Adobe Lightroom.

-       Intermediate Photography Course: 3hrs each week for 16 weeks, it’s designed for Students to continue on from Learn the Basics, or if they already have knowledge of their Camera and are looking to take the next step forward in Photography. You’ll learn  Master Lightroom, basic Photoshop, Studio Lighting and working with Models.

-       InDepth Photography Course: 3hrs each week for 26 weeks. Designed for people who want to take more of a step into the world of photography. Here you’ll learn all The Basics, plus how to edit in depth inside Lightroom, how to use basic tools in Photoshop, how to see/read light, use Studio Lighting, working with Models & more…..

After being a Photographer and Photography Trainer in Ballarat for over 12 years, I've opened Ballarat's ONLY Camera Store! Yes, I still take photos...

I sell Cameras & Lenses, Film & Tripods Frames & Camera Bags, Lights & Filters, Batteries & Memory Cards and to tie it all together - exceptional Coffee!

Feel free to pop in for a look & chat about our shared passion - Photography.

Ballarat Photography Courses - Trainer

Please note: When you're in front of my camera, David Bailey Photography cannot be held responsible for how incredible you’ll look!

Capture your empowered, fierce self in all your glory. With this experience, you’ll realise you’re nothing but magnificent.

Bring your professional, confident self forward and capture your unique talent with creative portrait photography.

Immortalise the magic of your special day. Together, we’ll do more than capture your wedding, we’ll articulate your love story.

Showcase your business and promote your brand. Through corporate photography, show your business’ best side.


Click here to view the various photo experiences David Bailey Photography captures.


Learn photography at your pace, with an experienced professional photographer in Ballarat

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