Photography Masterclass – the Artist Within

Photography Masterclass

Take on Challenges and Discover New Directions in your Work…

The Photography Masterclass is aimed at photographers who are ready to take on more challenges in their work.  You are ready to develop and add to your portfolio and want to understand full manual mode photography for creative and advanced control over the way in which you make and capture images.  The masterclass is a rich and rewarding experience and is fine-tuned towards your personal creativity.

The masterclass is assignment based with plenty of hands on practical photography experience.  The course of instruction is delivered in modules to enable a seamless integration of your camera handling with your creativity and personal vision.  By the end of the masterclass you will be handling manual exposure in a confident way and understanding how it enhances your photography.  You are empowered to discover and experience your personal vision as a creative.

The Photography Masterclass is delivered in 3 modules.

Understanding Manual Exposure

  • Introduction to manual exposure
  • Metering explained and how to select the correct metering for the scene
  • Tonal ranges
  • Calculating a manual exposure
  • Interpreting histograms

The City Landscape

  • composition
  • white balance
  • understanding elements in a location
  • lenses
  • focal areas
  • depth of field
  • creative expression

Street Photography

  • composition in street photography
  • shooting from the hip
  • benefits of manual exposure
  • manual focus
  • focus lock
  • identify locations for powerful street imagery
  • integrate people in the environment
  • the decisive moment

This photography course takes place in a variety of Central London locations specially selected for each masterclass module.  We make our way on foot to each location as they lead from one to another in a progressive way.  The course is suitable for cameras which have full manual settings and for photographers who are comfortable with their cameras.  You should have a working knowledge of using aperture priority.  You may already be using manual mode and require further instruction in how to control exposure and take it further for creative responses to the subject or location.

The Photography Masterclass Course is delivered as 1to1 tuition or is private to you and your personal group of friends/colleagues.

Photography Masterclass – the Artist Within is of 5hrs duration, 10.30 am – 3.30 pm.  We take a short working break for refreshments and to review progress.

Course Fees

Lou Smith Fine Art Photography offers discounts when more than one person books a private course.  The shopping cart automatically calculates the discounts when you add more than one place to the cart.

price per person for one attending, £295

price per person for two attending, £245

price per person for three+ attending £195

Please use the calendar to select the date you prefer and add the number of places you require to the booking form which follows.

 

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Photography Masterclass

Create evocative street photography