How To Photograph Fireworks

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Learning how to photograph fireworks can be a lot of fun. There is an amazing opportunity to use long, slow exposures to create beautiful light trails bursting with colour. Practice.  If you have never photographed at night practice using your camera in the dark before the fireworks display. This will give you time to get used to using your camera … Read More

Don’t Forget Your Camera !

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Our most recent Creative Seeing Workshop was brilliant. The course attendees had a great time and worked really hard during the class. One of the attendees had completed Street Photography with us was returning for a second course. He lives outside of London and was spending the weekend with friends and decided to book a course too. We love it … Read More

Beginners Photography Course, Saturday 19th September

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We are getting ready for our Beginners Photography Course on Saturday 19th September. We love the advance preparation to ensure our Beginners get the most out of the course. Our Beginners Photography Course will get you away from using Auto and Scene Modes right away. You work through a series of short assignments personally devised by our principal photographer, Lou … Read More

Do You Want to Improve Your Portrait Photography?

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This week’s portrait photography workshop was fantastic.  Light was beautifully filtered with a few direct sunny spells.  Our outdoor locations were perfect.   We had a lot of fun posing in front of fences, walls, sitting on steps and finding neat urban locations to create interesting urban portraits.  Our small group were eager to learn how to improve their portrait … Read More

Silver Cloud Cruise Ship on the River Thames

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Today we spotted the Silver Cloud Cruise Ship nestled neatly against the HMS Belfast on the River Thames.  The Silver Cloud is a regular visitor to London and recently was escorted under Tower Bridge to her mooring point next to HMS Belfast.  She is a holiday liner and carries 296 passengers.  She cruises to many world destinations but today she … Read More

Cool Photography on London’s South Bank

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While London basks in sunshine we keep our cool during the heatwave. The South Bank is full of amazing photographic opportunities. During this week’s photography course on the South Bank we explore a few of the South Bank’s dynamic visuals. The South Bank is packed and people crowd around the Appearing Rooms. They are cool.  Rooms appear when the water … Read More

Street Photography

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Street Photography in Shoreditch Another wonderful sunny day for our street photography course in Shoreditch. The student group was small with 4 course attendees. We love teaching in small groups and the students’ love it too as there is always time for one to one tuition for every participant. This week it is an all girl-group, including Lou Smith the … Read More