Tag Archives: photography for beginners

My quick tip for taking photos of your children playing in the garden

I hope you’re enjoying the summer (or lack of it here in the UK!) I was told today that I was the ‘best mummy in the world’ because I put up a pirate camp in the garden, dug out the pirate costumes and let my boys run around fighting each other while I took photos. Sometimes it really it the …

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My Photography for Parents workshop at The Medicine Garden, Surrey

We all had a great morning at my ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop on Saturday. I have been running this workshop for over 4 years now but I still absolutely love it! Nothing beats seeing the faces of the parents when they understand how to find the right light and finally take control of their cameras. Here are some photos from …

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My first ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop of 2015

I really enjoyed my first ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop of 2015. A lovely group of parents to teach and the rain held off for us too. All of the parents that attended have just been emailed my hot-off-the-press 100 page digital manual which reinforces everything they learnt on the morning. Here are some photos from the morning; the top 3 …

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Beginners photography training in Surrey

I had a lovely group of parents at my Photography for Parents workshop at the Medicine Garden in Cobham on Saturday. I always do a little demonstration of how I approach photographing someone, including finding the right light, camera settings and posing them. The headshot above is the result of my demo (kindly modelled by one of the attendees!) Here …

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The photos produced after a half-day photography workshop

I’m always so delighted when I get sent the photos taken by parents who have attended my Photography for Parents half-day workshop. It’s amazing what they can achieve after just a 3.5 hour workshop. And so satisfying for me to know that they are now able to capture their family life beautifully. After parents have attended my beginners photography workshop, …

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Photography class for beginners in Surbiton

At the beginning of December I ran one of my Photography for Parents workshops on a snowy Wednesday morning. I ran it for the first time at Hotel Bosco in Surbiton and the guys there looked after us brilliantly. Also we were able to do our shooting practise in the lounge bar downstairs, so we were able to stay out …

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Last weeks Photography for Parents workshop – the next stage

Last week I held one of my advanced Photography for Parents workshops at the Medicine Garden in Cobham. This workshop is for people who have attended my beginners photography workshop and are keen to learn more. Before the workshop each of the parents send me 3 images that we then review in the workshop. Everyone finds this really useful to …

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Today’s photography workshop for parents in Cobham, Surrey

I had a lovely group of mums for my ‘Photography for Parents’ workshop this morning at The Medicine Garden in Cobham.  And here are some of the great comments about the morning from their feedback forms: “Absolutely fantastic. I am actually excited about using my camera!” Beth “Just what I needed to understand my camera!” Angela “Really informative and exactly …

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What camera should you buy?

This must be the question that I am asked the most, from people who have never picked up a digital camera to aspiring pros. And I’m afraid there is no simple, one-size-fits-all answer. It’s a bit like asking someone who is an expert on cars, what car you should buy. It totally depends on so many factors….your photography experience, what …

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Product photography workshop in Cobham, Surrey

On Friday morning I had the pleasure of teaching 8 lovely business owners how to take better photos of the products they create at my Photography for Bloggers workshop. This is the 3rd workshop I have run of this kind (you can see the photos from the other workshops here and here). I took the group through 5 simple steps to …

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