Kent Photography Courses, I cater for groups and one2one training to make you a better photographer.
Kent Photography Courses, modules designed to make the full use of your camera in any situation,
From camera Settings & Functions, low light, composition, to Understanding ISO, Shutter speed, Aperture, and getting out of auto mode, are all part of Learning how your camera works.
Kent Photography Courses are set in several Kent locations, (Gravesend, Dartford, Medway, Rochester, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Royal Tunbridge wells, Bromley, pembury & the weald.)
Kent Photography Courses.
Wedding & Portrait photography courses are also available, Teaching you all the skills of what you will need from location work, through to planning, & looking for those all important angles & posing shots as well as workflow.
Kent Photography Courses available.
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 £85 pp
4 hours £125 pp
To view more of my work why not visit my Portfolio you can right here
6hrs £140 Beginner & intermediate courses either spread over 2 courses or complete one day module.
Module 2 – Landscape & Urban Scape Courses.
3hour course £85 pp
4 hour course £125 pp
A typical session workshop will be spent at various idyllic locations. These practical hands on course sessions last up to 3 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, Cameras own light meter and long exposures aspects.
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).
Each course is tailor designed for your needs.
Module 3 – Day or Night Time Shooting Long Exposure, & Night Sky Courses.
Learn about creating light trails and shooting night time star trails. 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.
From busy urban City-Scapes to Countryside vistas.
Try your hand at Night Sky photography, capturing the cosmos, stars, moon & even the milky way. Each Night Sky course is located in one of the darkest area’s of Kent ideal for shooting to stars.
3hrs £85 pp
4hrs £125 pp
6hrs £170 Combo deal Both Day & Night long exposure courses.
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.
3 x 3hrs.
12hr £300 spread over a time scale to suit you, wedding masterclass course + portrait course modules.
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 – 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 – 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 – 3hrs Equipment, we will discuss the equipment needed and is essential for a successful wedding shoot Understanding your own limits and best practices.
At the end of all three courses You will be ready to step forward to photograph weddings with much more confidence.
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 £140 pp
Basic lighting techniques, using boom arms, camera settings, getting adjusted to using a studio floor space Model portrait shooting.
3hr Course start from £190 pp
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
3hrs £90 pp
6hrs £180 Portrait & Flash courses,
Taken either over a time scale to suit you or one day.
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 ( can be provided)
Light modifiers (optional)
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.
NEW for 2020
Module 7 -Location portrait photography courses.
3.5hr £105 pp
Take great portraits, using either ambient and flash lighting.
Well now you can with my new upcoming Portrait photo courses set for 2020.
Set at several locations around Kent, experience what is required to create that perfect portrait photo, for either those home family portraits and adapting to many different and changing environments.
Discover the camera settings required as well as the using ambient light & flash light to create that perfect portrait picture.
Remote trigger (optional)
1 or 2 Flash / speedlites (will have speedlites available)
1-2 light stands ( can be provided)
Light modifiers (optional)
Don’t worry if you not got most of the above equipment, using my own equipment to experience and learn portrait photography is all part of the learning curve.
Portrait courses will cover using light modifiers, grids,gels and complete set up processes, to gain the experience you need to create those picture perfect portraits.
Inquire today to find out more.
Module 8 -All Day photography courses.
6hr £140 pp
Set in some amazing location’s around Kent take a day to learn what you love, learn and master your camera with this 6hr day course, designed to bring you up to speed with your camera, it’s functions & settings, as well understanding composition & lighting.
Don’t let shutter speed, Aperture & ISO get the better of you, this day course in photography will make you a better photographer, and you can take any picture with the knowledge that you know you will have great results.
With step by step practical to understand terms that are put into practice throughout the day, no class rooms or name badges here only on hands camera work. for details why not inquire today.
Photoshop and Light room training.
£125 3hr workshop
Are you a passionate photographer, are you now asking yourself, a question, a question that you would like to advance your photography editing skills. Photoshop and Light Room training designed around you.
Perhaps your just looking for some basic editing skills, to compliment your photos.
I am now providing Photoshop & Light room training at your location.
Most of us know about photoshop, a place to either create basic edits to your photographs, to becoming a place to create some amazing creations.
Light room is a great multi functioning peace of software, For photographers & Editors, that look for a creative inspiration with their workflow.
From the creators of Adobe Photoshop, Light room provides better workflow for photographers. That either want a controlled workflow creating their work. Managing your work with Light Room is a must for all photographers.
for further details feel free to click here for information.
Would you like to know more about what I do, feel free to sign up to my monthly newsletter
or why not connect with me on facebook