Courses

Yorkshire Dales Photography Course

The Yorkshire Dales is the setting for this three-day photography course.  There is a huge variety in terms of locations and subjects in the Dales. From limestone pavements, ruined abbeys, dry stone walls marching across the landscape, rushing rivers and of course, fast moving waterfalls, it all adds up to a photographic challenge that will improve each individual photographer whatever their level of experience. The Yorkshire Dales cover a large area so for this course

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One-to-One Wildlife Photography Courses

ONE-TO-ONE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES
For those students who feel that they would like to spend a day having individual photography tuition rather than learning in a small group, I offer my one-to-one wildlife photography training day. This will provide you with an individual, personal learning course allowing you to take full advantage of our one-to-one teaching programme. Learning new things whilst having fun at the same time is fantastic, and with our one-to-one photography tuition day you will do

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Norfolk Seal Photography Workshop

This seal photography workshop in Norfolk concentrates on the techniques and camera controls required to successfully photograph wild animals, in particular grey seals. We will cover focus modes, exposure modes, white balance, depth of field, how to avoid camera-shake, equipment for wildlife photography, use of light and of course composition. One of the biggest problems people face when photographing wildlife and using long focal lengths is achieving sharp pictures.  We will look at this subject

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London Night Photography Course 1

Big Ben Westminster London
Like many major cities London looks spectacular at night. With this in mind I have developed a number of night shoots in London. For this course we meet up outside Westminster tube station. The best time for night-time photography is just after sunset when there is still some reflected light present, which gives rise to those silky blue tones in the sky. Because of this the start time for this workshop will vary depending on

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London Night Photography Course 2

Tower Bridge London
Like many major cities, London looks spectacular at night. With this in mind I have developed a number of night shoots in London. For this course we meet up outside the London Assembly Building. The best time for night time photography is just after sunset when there is still some reflected light present, which gives rise to those silky blue tones in the sky. Because of this the start time for this workshop will vary

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London Night Photography Course 3

London Skyscraper
Like many major cities London looks spectacular at night. With this in mind I have developed a number of night shoots in London. For this course we meet up outside Liverpool Street main line station in the city. The best time for night time photography is just after sunset when there is still some reflected light present, which gives rise to those silky blue tones in the sky. Because of this the start time for

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Beginners Photography Course

Beginners Photography Course 01
Beginners Photography Course If you are looking for a photography course in Essex, why not start with our two week beginners course? These lessons will be perfect for someone who is completely new to photography training and who needs advice and inspiration plus excellent photography tuition on how to use their camera without needing the automatic mode! If you want expert photography tuition and wish to know how to use your camera without delving too

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Intermediate Photography Course

Intermediate Photography Course
This six week intermediate classroom-based photography training course in Essex is designed to show you how to look at the world in a different way, giving you advice and inspiration to improve your photography. Each week this course will be covering a new area of photography. Please read on for full details of this course plus venue, times, etc: Week one includes: creative use of focal length, lens choice, lens speed, light meters, focus, creative

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Norfolk Photography Course 1

Norfolk Windmill
This two-day practical photography course features two great areas of Norfolk. The Norfolk broads is a photographer’s dream with wind pumps, tranquil waters and ruined abbeys, along with Norfolk’s big skies all waiting for the photographer’s lens. The coast of north east Norfolk offers the photographer a real contrast of locations, from the windswept beaches to an eye-catching lighthouse plus the atmospheric coastal defences, many artistic challenges await. Please scroll down to see prices and

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Norfolk Photography Course 2

Norfolk Shipwreck
This three-day practical photography course features many of Norfolk’s iconic locations. The Norfolk broads is a photographer’s dream with wind pumps, tranquil waters and ruined abbeys, along with Norfolk’s big skies all waiting for the photographer’s lens. The coast of north east Norfolk offers the photographer a real contrast of locations, from the windswept beaches to an eye-catching lighthouse plus the atmospheric coastal defences. Many artistic challenges await. Last but not least is the iconic

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London Photography Walk

Buckingham Palace Guards London
London Photography Walk This full-day London photography course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn how to get the best from their camera. During the walk we will cover all the main camera controls and menus along with developing an understanding of composition. In order to get the best from your camera, the most important thing is to move away from automatic mode so that you have control of your camera. This is one of the

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London Photography Course

St Pauls Night London
This full day London cityscape photography training course is ideal for photographers who prefer a more urban environment to learn and perfect new photography techniques. The south bank of the Thames is one of my favourite parts of London as it offers a wide variety of subjects upon which a photography student can hone their camera skills. Whether you are an avid digital photographer or prefer to stick with film camera, this photography training course

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Artificial Light Photography Course

Artificial Light Photography Course
This distance learning course covers artificial light, including on-camera flashlight; for example, how to use the camera’s built-in flash unit and hotshoe mounted flash units, as well as studio-style lighting units. Using flash creatively with long exposures and fill-in flash for professional outside portraits, along with modifying your flash unit’s output; all this is covered in detail. This course also covers how to shoot various types of subjects, such as glass and reflective subjects, to

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Distance Learning Digital Imaging Course

Digital Photography Course 1
This set of lessons covers the digital “on the computer” part of photography, so to speak. To get the best from the images you take an understanding of computer post-production techniques is essential. From basic editing such as adjusting the brightness, contrast and colour of an image to dropping in a new sky using layers, this set of lessons looks at all these subjects in detail with step-by-step instructions to follow. Included in the cost of

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Distance Learning Macro And Nature Photography Course

Kingfisher Macro Nature
This two-lesson unit covers macro and nature photography. I think these two lessons work well together because many nature photographers are also keen macro photographers, myself among them. The macro lesson looks at equipment needed for macro photography which can be surprisingly inexpensive. It covers composition, lighting, technical aspects such as depth of field, shutter speed, focusing the subject and focus-stacking which is an incredibly useful technique to extend the depth of field of the

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Distance Learning Portrait Photography Course

Distance learning Portrait Photography Course Male Model
This home study/distance learning course covers all aspects of portrait photography from posing your subject, lighting: (both natural and studio lighting) low key and high key lighting, what backgrounds to use, how to make your sitter look their best, how to build a rapport with your subject and much, much more. Along with the fully-illustrated lessons there are a number of projects to complete. Photography is a practical subject so it’s important to get out

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Landscape Photography Course

Landscape Photography Course 1
This home study/distance learning course, as the name suggests, focuses on landscape photography. From the technical aspects such as controlling depth of field, plus using shutter speeds creatively to creating dynamic compositions and understanding how to use light and colour. This course is about producing images with impact and mood, which is of course what this kind of photography is all about. Also covered is the use of photographic filters and high dynamic range technique

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Full Photography Course Collection of Lessons

Photography Course Collection of Lessons
This full photography course collection of lessons is based on a number of classroom photography courses I teach at various locations around the Essex area. After helping many people to improve their photography, we decided to combine our series of classroom photography courses into one distance learning photography course available to you, regardless of where you live. This course is over 100,000 words long and packed full of illustrations and photographs. It has everything you

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Advanced Photography Course

Castle Ruins Advanced Photography Course
Advanced Photography from ArtEscape Photography This advanced six week photography training course follows on from our beginners photography course and our intermediate course. It covers a number of creative photography subjects extending your skills to a higher level. This course is suitable for students who have already taken the beginner/intermediate course or for anyone who has a reasonable level of understanding and experience of photographic imaging. If you are unsure as to whether this course

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Venice Carnival Photography Workshop

Venice Photography Course Model
Venice is indeed a magical city, full of winding pathways, hidden canals, amazing architecture and a Gondola on almost every corner. Venice is quite simply a photographer’s dream. If that’s not enough, during carnival time there is the bonus of elaborately-costumed characters just waiting to have a lens trained on them. Please scroll down to see dates and prices of this photography course. Venice has so much to offer the photographer, which is why this

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Brecon Beacons Photography Course

Llangore Abbey Brecon Beacons Photography Course Wales
Brecon Beacons Photography Training in South Wales The Brecon Beacons in South Wales have everything you could possibly want in a landscape photography training course. It is a stunning location packed with mountains, lakes, rivers and beautiful, thunderous waterfalls. All aspects of photography skills are covered over the course of this three-day landscape photography workshop, from composition, creative use of shutter speeds and aperture, direction and quality of light, use of photographic filters, histograms (digital

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Dorset Two-day Photography Course

Dorset Lighthouse Portland Bill
Dorset South Coast Landscape Photography Course from ArtEscape Photography This landscape photography course is held in a variety of locations from Poole at the eastern end of the Dorset coast to Weymouth, further west. The Jurassic coast is one of the most stunning, varied and awe-inspiring stretches of coastline to be found anywhere in England. From perfect, crescent-shaped bays, rocky coves, boulder-strewn inlets and towering cliff faces, the Dorset coast is a photographer’s dream. All

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Suffolk Two-Day Photography Course

Suffolk
My two-day Suffolk photography workshop takes in both the coast and countryside of Suffolk. Similar to Norfolk, it is a landscape of big skies, crumbling coastline, pretty villages, fantastic wildlife and of course, windmills. Please scroll down to see dates and price of this two-day photography course. Because this photography workshop is spread over two days we can explore both Suffolk and the art of photography in more depth. We will visit many diverse locations

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Digital Imaging Course

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Take the Next Step Forward with Digital Imaging Courses from ArtEscape Photography in Essex Now you have the skills and knowledge to use your digital SLR, this course is the next step when it comes to photographic imaging and the post production part of photography. This course has been written with Photoshop Elements in mind. This is because Elements is very reasonably priced, whilst offering all the controls and functions a photographer will need plus

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Suffolk Photography Course Flatford Mill

Suffolk Photography Courses
Suffolk Photography Courses: Suffolk Photography Course Flatford Mill, Sudbury and Long Melford. The East Anglian countryside of Suffolk is a great place to run photography courses. This full-day practical photography workshop starts at Flatford Mill, which is famous for the landscape paintings of John Constable. We then move on to Sudbury, a delightful market town in the centre of Suffolk before finishing the course at Long Melford. Once you have arrived at our meeting point

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Suffolk Photography Course Suffolk Coast

Suffolk Photography Courses
Suffolk Photography Courses: Suffolk Coast Photography Course The coast of Suffolk has much to offer the photographer. Similar to Norfolk it’s a land of big skies, remote beaches, weathered boats and beach huts. There’s enough photographic potential to keep the beginner to photography and the more experienced photographer occupied for months. On this course we will visit at least three locations which will hopefully give you an introduction to this inspiring landscape. Once we meet

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Sussex Photography Course

Sussex Eastbourn Coast
This full day landscape Sussex photography workshop takes in a varied stretch of the south coast. From the dramatic chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven sisters to the elegant piers of Eastbourne and Brighton, the potential to provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a better photographer are enormous. During the winter months an optional night shoot is included. A full set of notes is included with this landscape photography course

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Red Deer Photography Workshop Richmond Park

Red Deer Richmond Park
This full day photography course in Richmond Park runs on dates just during October of each year because the red deer rut takes place at this time. Really dramatic wildlife photography images are possible with bags of action. Look out for stags locking antlers in their battles for the right to mate with receptive females. The whole park reverberates to the sound of roaring male red deer challenging their rivals. You don’t need expensive photographic

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New Forest Photography Course

New Forest Trees Photography Workshop Hampshire
The ancient patchwork of open heath, mature forest, plus gently running streams and rivers make the New Forest a varied and interesting location for beautiful landscape photography. Many aspect of photography tuition are covered during this photography workshop including the creative use of shutter speed, control of depth of field, composition, use of colour and light, use of photographic filters, correct exposure and use of histograms (for digital users). Most importantly though is how to

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Essex Photography Course

Essex River
Essex Based Photography Workshop Gives You the Opportunity to Witness Fine Scenery and Enhance Your skills as a Photographer This one-day photography course in Essex features one of the most picturesque parts of the county. We start at Baddow lock which has a fine mill house and weir. The weir is excellent for practicing creative use of shutter speeds. It’s then along the Chelmer to Paper Mill lock for reflection shots and canal boats. We

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Kent Photography Course 1

Kent Cliff
This full-day photography course features three locations on the Kent coast. We meet at St. Margaret’s Bay on the south coast, we then move on to Samphire Hoe, before finishing the course at Reculver Towers. Each location offers a different photographic challenge for each student. Regardless of whether you are a beginner, new to photography or a more experienced photographer, my photography workshops will increase your camera skills, understanding of composition and use of available

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Kent Photography Course 2

Shipwreck Kent
This full-day digital photography course straddles the border of Kent and Sussex. We meet at Dungeness before photographing a beautiful church in the Romney marshes, and finish up in Rye with its cobbled streets and ancient buildings. Again, in keeping with all my location workshops each place offers a very different photographic challenge. Dungeness is bleak and very atmospheric, great for developing an understanding of available light and the creative use of focal length. Romney

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Kent Photography Course 3

Chatham Dockyard Kent
Rochester and Chatham’s historic dockyard photography course This photography course takes in two very different locations. The morning is spent photographing Rochester. With its ancient castle, superb cathedral and cobbled streets, there is more than enough to keep any photographer happy. The afternoon location is Chatham’s historic dockyard which is a complete contrast to the morning’s location. Maritime history is evident around every corner  from a full-sized submarine to boats and ships of all shapes

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