How can I help you?


 Moving away from the automatic features of your camera
Composition
Studio lighting
Macro photography
Flash photography outdoors
Landscape photography
Lightroom and Basic Photoshop training
Bespoke – Tell me what you need

How do I achieve this?


One 2 One training – studio-based (1 additional person can be added)
One 2 One training – location-based (1 additional person can be added)
Group training (Max 4 people) – studio-based (Call for details)
Group training (Max 8 people)- location-based (Call for details)

Camera Basics


Equipment needed:
DSLR Camera
Fully charged batteries
Empty memory cards

Optional:
Any extra equipment you would like help with
Notepad and pen (This can be provided)

What you will learn:

This course will enable you to learn all the basic features of your camera. I will explain all the modes and help you find which setup will be best suited to your needs. This is a hands-on course in the studio and demonstrations and practice will be done in a relaxed friendly environment.

What is provided:

Tea and Coffee and there are always a few biscuits.

  • Camera Basics - Manual
  • £50
  • In this workshop we will carry on from the basics course and concentrate on the manual mode of your camera to make sure that you stay in control of your creativity.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call
  • Camera Basics
  • £50
  • In this workshop we will cover every aspect of your camera and how to use it best for your needs with practical sessions in the studio.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call

Studio Photography


Equipment needed:
DSLR Camera (A studio camera can be used)
Fully charged batteries (if bringing your own camera)
Empty memory cards (CF cards if you use the studio camera and want to keep any images)

What you will learn:

Ever wondered how a studio worked? Well if you did then you will learn all you need to know in this course. I’ll teach you the basics of flash photography using studio lights and how to achieve different effects. You’ll learn all about scrims, v-flats, flags, light modifiers, etc. This is a great introduction to studio life and will make you confident when you hire a studio that you know what you are doing and enable you to get results from your session.

What is provided:

Tea and Coffee and there are always a few biscuits.

  • Studio Photography Training
  • £90
  • In this workshop we will cover how to setup the studio for different types of shoots and what all the equipment does. If you have specific requirements / questions these can be covered on the day. You can bring your DSLR camera or just use one of ours.
  • Also includes studio hire for the two hours.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call
  • Studio Photography Training with Model
  • £250
  • In this workshop we will cover how to setup the studio for portraiture. If you have specific requirements / questions these can be covered on the day. You can bring your DSLR camera or just use one of ours.
  • Includes a model for the two hours.
  • Also includes studio hire for the two hours.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call

Lightroom Training


Equipment needed:
Notepad and Pen (This can be provided)

What you will learn:

We will start with the basics so that you get an understanding of how Lightroom operates and the best workflow to use to make the most of this great piece of software. Literally, every option of the software will be covered so that at least you know it’s capabilities.

For the wedding option then we will cover specific workflows to help you get the most out of your wedding workflow and help you keep your sanity with having such a large amount of files to edit.

What is provided:

Tea and Coffee and there are always a few biscuits.

  • 2 Hour workshop - Lightroom
  • £50
  • In this workshop we will cover every aspect of Lightroom for a general understanding from workflow to printing.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call
  • 2 Hour workshop - Lightroom for Weddings
  • £50
  • In this workshop we will cover every aspect of Lightroom for a general understanding from workflow to printing.
  • It will be aimed at weddings and making your life easier.
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • This will be based at the Studio in Kidderminster.
  • Call

Landscape Workshops


Equipment needed:
DSLR Camera
Tripod (Loan tripod can be arranged with advance notice)
Fully charged batteries
Empty memory cards
Suitable clothing for outdoor and the time of year (incl. suitable footwear)
Suitable fitness – we will be walking to location which could involve hills, after a short car ride

Optional:
Filters
Remote Shutter Release

What you will learn:

Within your chosen hours we will visit a local attraction and learn to use the camera without all of the auto features.

We will look at composition and light.

We will look at using filters and how they will enhance your image.

On the courses above ‘2 hours’ we will put time aside to look at your photographs on the computer and apply editing techniques, with image critique.

What is provided:

Bottled water is provided on all courses.

On the courses above ‘4 hours’ we will also provide food. Dietary requirements will be asked on the booking form.

  • 8 Hour workshop - Landscapes
  • £170
  • In this workshop we will visit a nearby location (within 15 miles of the studio) and you will learn composition and techniques for taking landscape photographs. (see above)
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • You will be contacted after booking to arrange the location which can either be one you would like or one that I recommend, within 15 miles of the studio.
  • Call
  • 6 Hour workshop - Landscapes
  • £120
  • In this workshop we will visit a nearby location (within 15 miles of the studio) and you will learn composition and techniques for taking landscape photographs. (see above)
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • You will be contacted after booking to arrange the location which can either be one you would like or one that I recommend, within 15 miles of the studio.
  • Call
  • 4 Hour workshop - Landscapes
  • £90
  • In this workshop we will visit a nearby location (within 15 miles of the studio) and you will learn composition and techniques for taking landscape photographs. (see above)
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • You will be contacted after booking to arrange the location which can either be one you would like or one that I recommend, within 15 miles of the studio.
  • Call
  • 2 Hour workshop - Landscapes
  • £50
  • In this workshop we will visit a nearby location (within 15 miles of the studio) and you will learn composition and techniques for taking landscape photographs. (see above)
  • This is a one to one session although you can have the option to bring an extra person at an additional cost.
  • You will be contacted after booking to arrange the location which can either be one you would like or one that I recommend, within 15 miles of the studio.
  • Call