Winter Workshops

Photographic Workshops in Devon, Winter 2012

Painting with Light on Westward Ho! Beach

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Introduction to digital photography
10am – 5pm – ?50
A practical days workshop learning to gain control over your camera, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, flash etc, setting it up for optimum quality under any given lighting, and making better pictures through composition. Numbers limited to a hand-full.
Saturday 7th January in Bideford
Tuesday 24th January in Bideford
Saturday 28th January in Barnstaple

Half Day Intro to digital photography 2.30pm – 5pm – ?25
A ‘sit around the table’ workshop to get to know your camera better. You’ll learn about shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, flash and setting your camera up for optimum quality.
Wednesday 11th January in Bideford
Monday 16th January in Barnstaple
Saturday 21st January in Bideford

Painting with Light
6pm – 9.00pm – ?25
An evening workshop celebrating the dark nights of the Winter. You’ll learn how to make ‘long exposure’ photographs using coloured lights, flames, sparklers and hand-held flash.
Sunday 8th January – Northam Burrows
Sunday 12th February – Northam Burrows

Photographing your own Artwork
10am – 5pm – ?50
I have a wealth of knowledge and experience of photographing 2D artwork, jewellery and ceramics and I’m willing to pass this on to artists eager to improve their own image making camera skills. Although this workshop is for a small group (max 5) I also offer it on a 1:1 basis for ? a day for the same price.
Wednesday 18th January in Bideford

Introduction to Photoshop
10am ? 5pm – ?50
Participants will need to be computer literate i.e. use a computer on regular basis and understand the basic controls. Small group (max 4).
Saturday 14th January in Bideford

Workshop gift vouchers are always available for that special present for those people with new cameras so that they’ll get to know them better!

More workshops will be added later, please let me know by email if there’s a photographic workshop you would like that I don’t offer at the moment and if there’s a location that I don’t offer.

Some recent comments about my workshops:

“I’ve had a quick look at the feedback forms from Saturday – all of which were excellent – so it sounds like it was a very successful day – WELL DONE!!”
Tilly Clark, Burton Art Gallery and Museum

“Thank you very much for an enjoyable day, I feel I learnt a lot in a short time and spent most of the evening and next day taking pictures!”
Dion Mantell  

“Thanks for a really enjoyable day ? do you have any other courses planned? All the best”
Alan Mead

“Great to see the pictures – surprisingly good viewing them now!!! Really enjoyed the day, thank you”
Gill George

“I just wanted to say thanks for a great day yesterday we learnt heaps. I am sure when we take photos in the future they will be much better.”
Jenny Smy

“Just to say many thanks for last Friday it was really helpful and enlightening.”
Wendy Allan