Street/Stranger Portrait Workshops in London

From time-to-time I run workshops in making portraits of strangers in London.

This is a genre of photography that has interested me for a long time and I think is a very rewarding one for many reasons. Not only can you practice your portrait technique and hopefully get some lovely photographs, but also you get to meet some really wonderful people.

The images in this post are taken by myself during the workshop I ran on the 9th February 2019. I will also try to include a small gallery of some images taken my the participants of these courses.

Street/Stranger Portraiture is not a genre that I think is particularly easy, because there is a lot to think about to get great portraits. There’s the technical side, then you have to pluck up the courage to ask someone if you can take their photo, you have to check the light is right and if the background is distracting and on and on. We will cover all these things and more in the Street/Stranger Portrait Workshop.

These workshops start by meeting for coffee and running over the notes that I have included in this blog post. We’ll discuss these and everyone will have a chance to ask questions. I also include a slideshow of photographs by fantastic street portrait photographers through history to the present day. We have found that this does inspire people to get out there and start making photos.

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New Gift Vouchers, perfect for Christmas!

We’ve been busy producing some fancy new Gift Vouchers all ready for Christmas!

The new design consists of an A6 Gift Card that has room for you to write your personal message inside on the left hand page and has the Gift Card attached on the right.

The Gift Card and Gift Voucher are included with every purchase and come in an unsealed red envelope.

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Fujifilm Creative Workshop Books - London

For a while now I have been running a number of workshops in London for users of the Fujifilm X camera system. It’s a camera system that I really love and I have been using now for about 7 years.

I’s great to be able to teach the technical aspects of how to use the camera, but it’s also great to encourage people to be creative with them and that’s exactly what this workshop in London is all about.

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Portrait & Flash Workshop

We have a new Portrait and Flash workshop coming up!

The last workshop was popular and I would expect this to sell out quite quickly. The workshop is for just four attendees and we currently have three places available at time of writing.

This course is an introduction to creative world of portraiture utilising both the beautiful qualities of natural light and basic off-camera flash.

We will work in a small group of just 4 attendees with a lovely model who will have a couple of outfits changes to give some variation to your shots. Everyone wil get a good amount of time shooting with the model and I'm always on hand to help.

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New Fujifilm Workshops for Fujiholics in London

From February 2018 I will be running a number of dedicated Fujifilm X workshops in London for Fujiholics. These first workshops will be aimed at those that use Fujifilm X Cameras, specifically for beginners that are new to photography or those that are struggling with the transition from another brand of camera such as Nikon or Canon.

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