Kent Photography Courses.
Based in Kent, I cater for groups and one2one training to make you a better photographer.
Learn photography with my course modules designed to make the full use of your camera in any situation,
from poor lighting conditions to Portraits, to action & perfect landscape photography.
Courses are set up in several Kent locations, (Gravesend, Dartford, Medway,Rochester, Sevenoaks, Royal Tunbridge wells,)
Riverside country park Medway a great place with access to the river, wildlife sea birds and some interesting wreck locations.
Eynsford countryside this amazing location shows some of Kent’s beautiful countryside, meeting points at the Lullingstone country park & Eagle heights.
Wedding & Portrait photography courses are also available, Teaching you all the skills of what you will need location work, through to planning, and looking for those all important angles and posing shots and workflow.
Module 1 – Beginner One2One Courses.
3 hour course outdoor location
I cover the aspects of moving from auto to Aperture priority mode to Shutter priority mode to manual mode, the control of ISO,
composition, leading angles, framing your shot, and more.
We continue to work through what you have learned using hands on skills and putting them into practice situation.
We follow on from the basics of learning the main modes of shooting to ways to improve your photography, holding your camera using things around you,
shooting angles, getting you more comfortable with your camera putting your knowledge into practice, sharing your results, what makes a good shot and what may not. Please bring your own lunch.
Basic techniques to tailored design the skills you want to learn.
Hands on & Settings
Courses designed for you to suit your learning skill requirements.
Composition & Framing,ISO, Shutter speed, Aperture.
3 hours £79
5 hours £125
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Module 2 – Landscape Courses
3hour course £85 pp
5 hour course £140
A typical session workshop will be spent at various idyllic locations. These image making sessions last around 2 hours and provide a great opportunity for beginner and intermediate photographers to develop an understanding of:
Effective composition and the use of light.
The use of manual mode and manual & Auto focusing for ultimate control over your image making.
Technical aspects such as; ISO, aperture, using the histogram, the light meter and long exposures.
Depth of field The use of filters and Polarisers.
Digital SLR & lenses.
Tripod (I have a spare if you do not have your own).
Walking gear (boots, waterproofs etc…).
Any filters/Polariser etc you may have. (I have a selection of ND/ND grad filters 77mm).
Module 3 – Day or Night Time Shooting Long Exposure
Learn about creating light trails and shooting Bokeh,/ Background blur, all you need to know about photography at night, the settings from long exposure manual mode, bulb mode, and equipment requirements to complete a successful night time shoot. I cover all about ISO what works best, setting up your shot from busy urban City-Scapes to Countryside vistas.
Module 4 – Wedding Photography Courses
Have you ever wanted to try Wedding photography, but are to nervous of the responsibility, well I can teach the basics of starting out at becoming a Wedding photographer, from planning your photography through to the complete day, capturing those unique shots and looking for new angles and textures and lighting techniques through to what poses work well on a location shoot, becoming a wedding photographer takes time and energy on understanding your camera settings in a working environment with a fast pace.
£85 – 3hrs.
There are three courses to choose from:
Or for £200 you can save £55 when pre-booking all three courses.
Spread over three unique courses with learning every aspect of photographing a wedding using practical camera methods, each covering all aspects required to become a competent wedding photographer.
Course One – £85 3hrs The Location, finding out about the Venue location, textures lighting, background and what to look for prior to the couples big day.
Course Two – £85 3hrs Bride, how to pose the bride, the best angles and results in which to shoot. Showing a professional level throughout the day this course offers a model in bridal wear in which to shoot pose and direct just like the on the day.
Course Three – £85 3hrs Equipment, we will discuss the equipment needed and is essential for a successful wedding shoot Understanding your own limits and best practices.
Don’t Forget Save £55 when pre booking all three courses
Module 5 – Studio & Lighting course
Are you looking at trying your hand at studio portraits, looking for those extra skills on learning about strobe lighting.
With using a good studio floor space with optional model element and testing 2x to 4x strobe lighting, soft boxes, boom arms & different backdrops to create the perfect portrait.
Be ready to take those amazing family posed portraits each time with this course. Explained in practical terms how lighting works and trying first hand how to pose and direct you subject.
2hr Course from £125
Basic lighting techniques, using boom arms, camera settings, getting adjusted to using a studio floor space Model portrait shooting.
3hr Course start from £145
Model and posing course with a professional model at your disposal start using lighting techniques, using boom arms, camera settings, getting adjusted to using a studio floor space. With a variety of backdrops and 2x 4x strobe lights to put into practice your shooting techniques.
Module 6 – Flash photography
Module 1 3hrs £85
This course is designed for photographer wishing to learn more about light and the use of flash / speed lights.
Using flash in an outdoor location finding the best places in which to shoot, and compose your portrait. The course can provide a model subject to photograph, and direct to the best practice techniques and positions for flash portrait photos.
Creating the perfect flash photography using light modifiers to help create soft light for your portraits.
1 or 2 Flash / speedlites (not pop up built in flash)
1-2 light stands
Light modifiers (optional)
Module 2 3hrs £85
Using a two flash off camera system to create portraits with key and main lighting, positioning and flash settings.
For students not having 2 flashes and a trigger system I can teach you using my own system the same techniques I use, flash positioning, linking systems and settings using the remote.
Using the system I have in place some other systems may vary.
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