Awaken the Parent within”

A simple guide to parenting in a complex world

Deep inside every one of us is a natural biological understanding of how to be a loving, connected and extremely resourceful parent. And yet for so many people today parenting has become a struggle, a worry and a confusing set of ‘how to’ steps.

“Awaken the parent within” is an interactive journey into the simple ways we can quickly and easily turn a parenting struggle into the most satisfying and rewarding experience  possible. Through the art of photography and story telling you will be invited to transform yourself from a parent with a mountain of problems in to a parent with a valley of solutions. As a father, Darrell  will share his knowledge on raising boys in a complex world with insights and suggestions that you will find truly inspiring.

Join Darrell Brown  – Facilitator, Photographer and Father of two boys:  as he unravels the complex issues of parenting in today’s world and lays out a simple way of making parenting the most life fulfilling experience ever imaginable.

When: Sat 27th July 2013  1.15 pm  – 4.00pm  (includes  10 min break – tea, coffee  and biscuits provided)

Where: Alexander State Library Theatrette. Francis Street Northbridge – (Parking underneath)

Cost: $30.00 per/person  or  $50.00 per couple. (Cash only – No Credit /Card sorry)

About the speaker:

Darrell Brown has been a freelance Photographer/Cinematographer for over 30 years. During this time he has combined his passion of photography with his desire to be the best father imaginable.


Darrell spent nearly 20 years reading every parenting book available, attending workshops across the country and around the world. He trained as an NLP (Neuro- Linguistic Programming) Practitioner and then Master Practitioner. More recently he designed and ran his own parenting workshops for a chain of early childhood centres here in Perth. Darrell continued his study in the area of personal development by attending trainings in London, Leeds and Sydney. However most importantly Darrell put all this study into becoming the best father he could possibly be. His experience as a father is the greatest gift he ever received and it is this gift that he now shares with the world. Darrell’s presentations are powerfully interactive, transformational and not too be missed.

For all bookings and enquiries: Contact Darrell Brown

Email:  or Phone: 9447 2572  or  M: 0418 954 858

(In the case of a full house your name will need to be on the front door list)











Time-Lapse Photography  ”Hands on Two Day Workshop”  - Coming Soon!

Darrell Brown – (Professional Freelance Cinematographer / Photographer) and Matt Holder – (Reflex Films -  Professional editor / cameraman) will be holding a two day “Gorilla style” (very hands on!)  Time-Lapse workshop to teach students everything to do with creating state of the art time-lapse photography.

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What will the course cover?

* DSLR Camera’s and Lenses * Aperture and Shutter Speeds * ISO Ratings * Framing * Raw or JPEG * Day to Night Transitions * Rigging Camera’s * Motion Control Units * Intervalometres *  Editing Software  * LR Time-Lapse * De- Flickering * Animation * Colour Correction * Check lists * Locations *

The two day course will be a mixture of class room theory and on location practice. Geared to cater for the complete novice or hobby photographer right through to the semi professional.

Using examples of stunning time-lapse work as well as examples of some time lapse’s that  went “very wrong”, Matt and Darrell will take what can be an extremely problematic practice and carefully break it down into very straight forward, easy to follow steps that can be  achieved by anyone.

Students will be expected to walk away from the 2 day workshop with a very thorough understanding of how to create and edit their own time-lapse videos of exceptional quality. Students will also be able to - up loaded their time-Lapse video’s  to  ”Vimeo”  or “You tube.”

Cost: –  $300 per person includes lunch and morning tea Saturday and Sunday

Maximum: - 20 participants. 

Enquries of interest please email Darrell Brown –

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