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The 'Sea and Shore' photography workshop looks at coastal photography and the techniques we can use to produce effective compositions, from long-exposures to sand patterns, crashing waves to rusty groynes.
The Naze at Walton, Essex, is a stunning backdrop to the beaches with a wide variety of features to allow a range of images to be made, and this workshop runs from late afternoon to dusk, hopefully including a colourful sunset. It is preceded by a two hour online session with a slideshow and discussion, which is available to book seperately.
This is a more specialised workshop concentrating on coastal photography, from wider seascapes to details of beaches. You'll need to be happy with your ability to control your camera, either because you've attended my 'Know The Basics' workshop, or because you've already learnt the basics yourself. A tripod will be hugely beneficial for this sort of photography, especially as we'll be shooting into late evening.
We have a slideshow and discussion in advance via Zoom, looking at techniques and subjects available for sea and shore photography, from composition, lighting, subject matter, long exposures and more.
There are two of these sessions available, on Thursday 24th September at 7.30pm, and Wednesday 7th October at 7.30pm. They last around 2 hours, and are available to anyone, whether they are taking part in the practical session or not. Details of how to book are below.
For those attending the practical session too, we will head down to the beach to put these techniques into practice, with everyone getting some one-to-one time whilst we're there. We will have nearly 4 hours shooting time, running from afternoon, through sunset, to dusk.
Payment in advance is required to secure your place. Use the form below to book and pay. Once you have booked a place, full joining instructions will be emailed to you within 48 hours. If you do not appear to receive a booking confirmation within that time, please check your spam or junk email folder first, then get in touch.
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Saturday 26th September 2020
- 3.30pm-7.30pm FULL
Sunday 11th October 2020
- 3.00pm-7.00pm FULL
To book onto these workshops, please use the form below, selecting the date required, and entering the participant's name and contact number.
If you'd like to join us for the 2 hour online session, but not the practical, you can do so by booking here. You will be sent the link to the relevant Zoom meeting. This costs just £15 and you have a choice of two sessions.
Please note: If you're booked on to the practical workshop, this online session is already included in the workshop price. If you can't attend the Zoom session at the time it's live, a recording of it will be sent to you.Thursday 24th September 2020
To book onto these sessions, please use the form below, selecting the date required, and entering the participant's name and contact number.
Ideas and techniques for effective coastal photography, allowing participants to produce a range of images in a variety of styles.
The online slideshow will use a wide range of examples demonstrating how shutter speed, composition, lighting and weather will affect your images. The practical session incorporates 1-2-1 time with each participant to help them achieve the shots they're after.
This is an artistic and technical photography workshop, but the technical side refers more to the specifics of the location and techniques we'll be using, rather than how to use your camera. If you need help with that, book yourself in to a 'Know The Basics' workshop first.
An understanding of the controls of the camera is very useful, as we will be controlling depth-of-field, subject movement and more. However, the purely compositional aspects of the day can be achieved with little to no technical knowledge.
This 'Sea and Shore' photography workshops cost £60 per person, with a maximum of 5 participants.
If you can't make the practical session, but would still enjoy the online session, that can be booked for just £15.
The workshop runs for 6 hours in total, and includes a 2 hour online slideshow and discussion, followed a few days later by a practical outdoor session into the evening.
Everyone gets some 1-2-1 time in the evening, which can be used to address any aspect of your camera, photography, or anything else you wish to cover.
No. I have had customers as young as 10 on a standard workshop and have even run workshops for children's groups, with an age range of 7-11. The other end of the age spectrum is no hindrance either!
Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a designated, appropriate adult; this may be a family member, nanny or chaperone. If the appropriate adult is not a workshop participant no extra charge will be incurred.
Please use the form above to book your places, you can specify the number of participants you wish to book on once you get to the Paypal payment page. Paypal is absolutely secure, and trusted by millions of websites throughout the world.
Please note you do not need a Paypal account to book your place; you can simply pay by credit or debit card.
Yes you can, just follow the steps for 'How do I book?' above, and simply state that you're booking it for someone else to attend. If you would like a card to give them, you can download a printable gift card PDF - 505KB. Just print it, fold it, and fill in the details.
If the workshop is cancelled by Daniel Bridge Photography Tuition as much notice as possible will be given and all monies paid will be refunded within 7 days.
If you need to cancel your booking, please advise Daniel Bridge Photography Tuition as soon as possible. A full refund will be made if the cancellation is made at least 7 days prior to the workshop date, and a 50% refund if cancellation is made no less than 48 hours before the workshop. For cancellation within 48 hours of any workshop, no refunds will be given.
Yes there are, and even though it is mainly on the flat, the workshop isn't best suited to those in wheelchairs due to differing levels with only steps and no ramp access.
The area we will be using involves short flights of stairs from beach to sea wall, and we will only be walking approximately one mile, but there will consequently be a lot of standing around.
If you have any concerns, please contact me to discuss so that we can try to make things as straightforward as possible for you.
Send us your questions and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
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