Know The Basics Photography Workshop


Two Know The Basics Photography Workshop participants on the beach

If you're stuck on 'auto' (Green Mode), and want to get to grips with all your camera has to offer, then this is the workshop for you. I call it the 'Know The Basics' photography workshop, but it's also known as 'Learn To Control Your Camera' when it's run at RHS Garden Hyde Hall.

Workshop Checklist
  • Maximum of 10 participants.

  • Classroom and practical outdoor session.

  • Group and individual tuition.

  • Everything you need to control your camera.

  • Build confidence.

  • From just £70 per person.

The workshop runs from 10.00am to 4.00pm (10.30am to 4.30pm at Hyde Hall), is limited to 10 participants, and is great value from just £70 for RHS members, £85.85 for non-members, and £70 at Hanningfield Reservoir.

This is the best workshop you can attend in Essex to learn how to take control of your camera, and get an understanding of what all the dials, buttons and settings really mean.

This is mainly aimed at digital cameras of all types (SLR, compact system, bridge or compacts), but even if you use film, you will gain extra knowledge about your camera.

Long exposure photograph of a waterfall, as described during the Know The Basics photography workshop

We will look at aperture, shutter speed, ISO, exposure compensation, white balance, focal length, and more during an illustrated morning classroom session. Then we head outside in the afternoon for some practical photography to put into practice everything we discussed in the morning. All participants will have the benefit of some one-to-one tuition.

Upcoming dates are shown below, click the links for full details of the day and how to book.

If you would like advanced warning of forthcoming workshops, subscribe to my Newsletter, and book up as soon as you get the chance!

I also offer private photography tuition, so that you can receive my undivided attention all year round.

Forthcoming Workshops

I am running the following 'Know The Basics/Learn To Control Your Camera' photography workshops:

Saturday 15th June 2024
- RHS Hyde Hall
- 10.30am-4.30pm Fully Booked


Saturday 7th September 2024
- RHS Hyde Hall
- 10.30am-4.30pm 7 Spaces


Sunday 22nd September 2024
- Hanningfield
- 10.00am-4.00pm 10 Spaces


Saturday 16th November 2024
- Walton-on-the-Naze
- 10.00am-4.00pm 10 Spaces


To book onto these workshops, just click the event links above to take you to the relevant booking page.

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