Photographing Trafalgar Square at Christmas

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We are excited about Christmas and know that it has arrived when we are photographing in Trafalgar Square. Here the Norwegian Christmas tree dominates Trafalgar Square and even makes the Landseer Lions look tiny!  To photograph this subject we teach our students about backlighting.  If we take the shot on an average exposure the tree and the rest of the … Read More

Christmas Carols in Trafalgar Square

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We all know that Christmas is coming when we hear the first carol singers of the season. Here is a fantastic group of carol singers standing on the steps of St Martin’s in the Field Church in Trafalgar Square.  They are just getting ready to sing it loud for Christmas.  We came across the Carol singers during a Photography Masterclass … Read More

Creative Photography Techniques

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Creative Seeing this week was a blast with photography students keen to learn new creative techniques. This is an exciting course as students move out of their comfort zone to try new ways of photographing. The small group this week worked really hard and were enthusiastic in their photographic approach to try new creative techniques.  You can join Creative Seeing … Read More

Ducks in Trafalgar Square

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We know that Summer has finally arrived as ducks are now swimming in the fountains at Trafalgar Square.  Here they are enjoying a quiet tour of one of the fountains.  The water is cool and the ducks are gently asking to be fed.  Rich pickings to be had from all the tourists who are only too delighted to oblige.  I … Read More

Wex London Lens Show

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The show was held near Tower Bridge cum Bermondsey way, at a close-to-derelict building in Jenner Street. Because of the state of the building we would not recommend for people with special access needs – getting in would be impossible and there were plenty of uneven floor to take you by surprise. There was representation by major camera players like … Read More

Chinese New Year 2016

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Chinese New Year starts on the 8th February but the main celebrations in London will take place on Sunday 14th February. Last year over 300,000 people attended the celebrations in Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and Chinatown. The same number or more is expected for this year’s celebrations. Celebrations will extend from Trafalgar Square to Chinatown.  The main event is the … Read More

Great Start to the New Year

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First course of the year was our Photography Course for Beginners. We got off to a great start. The course attendees arrived on time eager to learn their new cameras. Perfect! Our first course of the year comprised of a small group of 3 learning how to use their digital cameras and improve photography skills. We specialise in small groups … Read More

New! Beginners Photography Gift Certificate

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Introducing our latest addition to our range of photography gift certificates.  This photography gift is for beginner photographers who want to learn how to use their digital cameras. The gift certificate is open date and is valid for a year.  The recipient can pick a date to suit from our schedule.  You can also add a short message and personalise the … Read More

13 Wonderful Christmas Gift Ideas for Photographers

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What about a gift that’s valid for a year, provides new experiences and is empowering and enjoyable!  This year purchase a Photography Course Gift Voucher and give the Gift of Learning .This is the perfect Christmas Gift idea for the photographer in your life.  Photography learning experiences are empowering Christmas gifts and help your best photographer develop their photography skills … Read More