THE PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND COURSE
"A fantastic workshop which has hugely improved my portraiture skills"
Drawing inspiration from some of the most important and ground breaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.
We will analyse the work of Martin Parr, Robert Frank, Richard Avedon, Steve McCurry and many others to explore in detail the dynamic between photographer and sitter.
- Technical considerations
- Equipment, including essential lenses
- Exploring light. Natural v Artificial
- Inspirational portraiture styles. Learning from the greats
- Considering context
- Practical session 1
- Visual narratives. The power of storytelling.
- Practical session 2. Breaking through the comfort zone!
- Big Screen review of the projects
- Handouts and final Q&A
By the end of this intensive two day course, you will have more confidence in your portraiture, both technically and on how to approach your subjects in this popular genre.
On this course, some understanding of aperture, shutter speed and ISO would be beneficial
PRIVATE PHOTOGRAPHY TUITION
"A few hours of private tuition, tailored to my specific needs, was
invaluable in supporting my ambition and creative direction."
Personal tuition is specifically tailored to a photographer's needs. This can include:
An in-depth review and critique of images
Explanation of technique and application
Going out to shoot and a review of photographs afterwards
Aesthetic considerations in photography
Private tuition can be one to one or a small group
Please contact me for full details and rates.
We are very lucky to live in one of the greatest Cities in the World.
Amongst the attractions of the Capital are it's extraordinary array of galleries and museums, many of which host stunning photography exhibitions.
Join us as we visit all types of shows, followed by a drink and a chat afterwards.
No charge for these evenings other than ticket entry
to event where applicable.
NEXT EVENT - THE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD
THE MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY DAY
"If you look closely enough, it is possible to
take an interesting photograph of anything"
The magical world of close up macro photography.
On this one day course, you will learn how to use your camera and lens to produce stunning images.
We will have a simple table-top lighting area available. You will also understand how lighting (natural and artificial) plus good composition and pin-point focusing can transform your shots.
A packed day of learning of shooting.
To be announced
"Nigel ran photography workshops for our staff, to help us improve the quality of our visual output. Nigel is responsive, highly personable, and a great instructor."
Working with many leading companies such as SwissRe, The Flamingo Group and Herbert Smith Freehills, we have the experience to put together a bespoke photography teaching experience for any size of group at your company.
Please contact me for further details and rates.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY SOCIAL CLUB
" A great evening at a fantastic exhibition!"'