Photography Workshops

Photography Workshops

Creative, hands on learning

Photography workshops in Nottingham. Hands on learning to help you master your camera, learn new skills in photography and create beautiful images you'll be proud of.

All workshops are currently postponed due to government guildlines on Covid-19.

Any updates for resuming the workshops will be posted on this page.

Thank you for your patience

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Introduction to DSLR Photography (Beginners)

Learn how to control your camera, get out of auto mode and create stunning and imaginative images you'll be proud of.

Date Sat 18th April 2020
Time 1pm - 4pm
Location Meet at The Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham
Cost £25 (introductory offer)
Suitable for Beginners

What will I learn?

  • On location hands on learning
  • Shooting modes
  • The principles of aperture, depth of field and ISO
  • Understanding depth of field
  • How to freeze or blur a subject
  • Rule of thirds and positioning

Is the course right for me?

This photography workshop is for beginners and improvers who want to get off auto and into manual modes.

What you need to bring

  • DSLR digital camera or mirrorless digital camera (essential)
  • Instruction booklet (essential)
  • Warm clothing / waterproof
  • A drink if required

Is my camera suitable?

All DSLR and mirrorless compact systems cameras are suitable as long as they allow aperture priority, shutter priority and full manual control. Please refer to your user manual to check out the settings or drop me an email and I can advise you.

Book Your Place:

This DSLR introductory workshop is £25 and places are limited.


Street Photography (Beginners / Improvers)

Based in Nottingham City centre, this 3 hour hands on street photography workshop is designed to help you to create interesting images of people, buildings and the city landscape.

Andrea will guide you through the basics and help you to gain control of your camera in a way that no user manual will do.

let’s get creative and have a fun day learning how to take great pictures.

Date Sat 2nd May 2020
Time 1pm - 4pm
Location Meet outside Caffe Nero, 8 King Street, Nottingham
Cost £35
Suitable for Beginners / Improvers

What will I learn about street photography?

  • On location hands on learning
  • The principles of ISO, aperture and shutter
  • Composition and rule of thirds
  • Different perspectives
  • How to use the city sights as a back drop
  • Shadows, lines and texture

Is this street photography workshop right for me?

This 3 hour hands on workshop is aimed at beginners or improvers who own a DSLR digital camera or mirrorless camera.

What you need to bring

  • Your camera and lenses
  • Your camera manual

Is my camera suitable?

All DSLR and mirrorless compact systems cameras are suitable as long as they allow aperture priority, shutter priority and full manual control. Please refer to your user manual to check out the settings or drop me an email and I can advise you.

Book Your Place

This street photography workshop is £35 and places are limited.


Portrait Photography (Beginners / Improvers)

Learn how to create interesting and powerful portraits, capture street buskers and bustling city life in Nottingham City centre.

Andrea will explain and help you to gain control of your camera which no user manual could ever hope to do. let’s get creative and have a fun day learning how to take great pictures.
Date Sat 23rd May 2020
Time 1pm - 4pm
Location Meet outside Caffe Nero, 8 King Street, Nottingham
Cost £35
Suitable for Beginners / Improvers

What will I learn about portrait photography?

  • On location hands on learning
  • The principles of ISO, aperture and shutter
  • Composition and rule of thirds
  • Shooting form different angles
  • How to use the city sights as a back drop
  • How to use reflectors

Is this portrait photography workshop right for me?

This 3 hour hands on workshop is aimed at beginners or improvers who own a DSLR digital camera or mirrorless camera.

What you need to bring

  • Your camera and lenses
  • Your camera manual
  • A reflector

Is my camera suitable?

All DSLR and mirrorless compact systems cameras are suitable as long as they allow aperture priority, shutter priority and full manual control. Please refer to your user manual to check out the settings or drop me an email and I can advise you.

Book Your Place

This portait photography workshop is £35 and places are limited.


Night Photography (Improvers)

Learn how to capture light trails and create sharpe and imaginative nighttime photography.

This 2 hour workshop is aimed at developing your understanding and knowledge of night photography and will cover all the essentials to make images at night.

let’s get creative and have a fun evening learning how to take great pictures.

Date Friday 3rd April 2020
Time 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Location Meet at The Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham
Cost £19 (introductory offer)
Suitable for Beginners

What will I learn about night photography?

  • Camera settings to use in low light
  • Composing images in darkness
  • Light trails
  • Getting exposure right
  • Using Manual mode
  • Light painting

Is this night photography workshop right for me?

To make the most out of this workshop, you should have a good understanding of your camera's controls and settings and have experience of using it in manual modes.

What you’ll need to bring

  • Digital SLR /mirrorless camera
  • Instruction booklet (essential)
  • Tripod (essential)
  • Remote shutter release (Essential)
  • Warm clothing, including hat and gloves
  • Torch (optional, battery operated fairy light, sparklers)

Is my camera suitable?

All DSLR and mirrorless compact systems cameras are suitable as long as they allow aperture priority, shutter priority and full manual control. Please refer to your user manual to check out the settings or drop me an email and I can advise you.

Book Your Place

This night photography workshop is £19 and places are limited.


Reviews

This was an amazing experience. From the preparation, beforehand to get me to focus on what I wanted to achieve. When I then needed guidance, you were really patient and made me feel more competent.
I was out of my comfort zone and I sensed it. However, you reassured me and paid me multiple compliments on my ability and creativity.
It is said that the best teachers show you where to look but not what to see.
You're an amazing teacher.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Warren Powell