Low Light Photography

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Twilight is a great time to photograph London landmarks. As we approach dusk the ambient light creates a colourful atmosphere within which to capture low light photography.  A recent night photography course combined a twilight shoot in addition to a night shoot.  Lou Smith Fine Art Photographer and expert tutor delivers our night courses. Twilight is a magical time as … Read More

Night Photography

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Our Night Photography Course is the latest addition to our schedule of photography courses and workshops.  Our small group of attendees turned up on time at 7.00 pm and were eager to get to grips with the challenges of photographing at night.  At the beginning of the course we help you to set up your camera for the best results.  … Read More

Explore Your Digital Camera

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Another great Beginners Photography Course today. Our Beginners are eager to explore their digital cameras and learn photography on location in Central London.  Today our students put theory into practice and here we see them get great shots of reflections, textures and surfaces while learning about depth of field.  We specialise in small friendly groups and today’s class loved working … Read More

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

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

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

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

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