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1-2-1 Lake District Photography Tuition


  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • 160 British pounds
  • Central Lake District

Service Description

I offer full or half day 1-2-1 photography tuition sessions in the Lake District. I cater to all skill levels and can offer location based workshops as well as photography skill based tutoring (and combinations of the two), so please get in touch with me to discuss how you would like to improve your skills & knowledge so we can tailor our session together. I have an extensive knowledge of the best photography locations in the Lake District, and if you are interested in improving your planning and how to read weather conditions such as fire skies, inversions, rainbows etc then we can include this as part of the session. Below is a list of some of what we can cover in a half, full or multiple sessions. We will discuss before the session some of the technical skills that we could cover in the time we have together, and then apply them on location during the workshop. Skills: 1) Getting the basics right: Understanding aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, focus, depth of field, filters, dynamic range, and getting the balance of technique right in camera. 2) Composition I - Planning: What do you see when you arrive at a location? How do you visualise a photograph beforehand and does the expectation meet reality? 3) Composition II - The subject: What is the focal point / subject and why? What is the purpose of the image? How does your eye flow through the image and scene? How to consider foreground, midground, background to create more complex and compelling images. 4) Composition III - Rule of composition: Deciding what to include in frame, and just as importantly what not to. Forming shapes and lines through the image to generate interest and keep the viewer's attention. Using established compositional techniques to achieve this. 5) Aspect ratio and choice of lens: Choice of landscape or portrait, focal length, and knowing which is appropriate to the scene and why. 6) Use of light and choosing the right time of day 7) The weather & battling the elements 8) Choice of colours & how they impact an image 9) Telling a story & evoking emotion