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Getting Off Auto Mode Photography Class

Getting Off Auto Mode Photography Class

Saturday 18 May
Exeter Quay - 11am - 3 Hours
Kevin Hind
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
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£61       4 places left
Learn Photography for Beginners

Learn Photography for Beginners

Saturday 22 June
Exeter Quay - 11am - 3 Hours
Kevin Hind
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Learn Photography for Beginners

Learn Photography for Beginners

Saturday 14 September
Exeter Quay - 11am - 3 Hours
Kevin Hind
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      

Learn Photography for Beginners

Learn Photography for Beginners

Saturday 19 October
Exeter Quay - 11am - 3 Hours
Kevin Hind
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      

Nearby Photography Groups

Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Saturday 20 April
The Hoe - 11am - 3 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
You have it your hands, that wonderful new DSLR camera with all of its mysterious dials & buttons. Now it is time to learn to use it properly ! There is a lot to learn about photography & each new new phase of knowledge delivers more control to the photographer ! This 3 hour session will ease you into familiarity with your camera and will suit beginners and any intermediate photographers who feel like a refresher. In this session we will cover creative camera basics, including composition, framing and perspective. You will also learn how shutter speed, aperture & iso combine to produce a correctly exposed image. Above all it will be fun ! There will be lots to photograph and enjoy, as we move around and explore both landscape and architectural features of the area !
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£61       3 places left
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 27 April
Mount Street, Taunton, Somerset - 10am - 3 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Abstract Photography by the Sea

Abstract Photography by the Sea

Saturday 04 May
Admiralty Rd, Stonehouse - 11:30am - 2 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
Abstract photography by the sea, a chance to pursue art for art's sake and photograph the world as an artist would!

This workshop will focus on colours, patterns, and textures around the shoreline . If you enjoy looking at shimmering reflections, the tangled forms of seaweed, or at shell encrusted rocks, this workshop may be for you. You will be encouraged to really look - to find the poetry in simple things - while avoiding visual cliche. Come and refine your photographic vision in a relaxed setting by the sea!
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£24      

Portraiture With Natural Light

Portraiture With Natural Light

Saturday 11 May
Mount Street, Taunton, Somerset - 2pm - 2 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Immerse yourself in an enlightening photography event, specially crafted to improve your understanding of composition and the crucial role of light, elevating your photography skills to new heights. Join the hands-on experience of photographing a model using available light 2013 no on-camera flash or strobe photography, just you and the ethereal beauty of the existing illumination.

Walkthrough troubleshooting, make fine-tuned adjustments, and masterfully capture a successful portrait. Discover the art of using light modifiers, like a reflector, to maintain proper exposure in challenging lighting conditions. A world of photographic expertise awaits, all set to transform you into a better photographer.
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£46      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 25 May
Devonport - 11am - 2 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
This session will encourage you to get up close and personal with nature. Workshop participants will be shown how to frame their images to maximise detail, pattern and colour. Our setting will be in a park, which is bursting with colourful floral subjects at this time of year. We will learn about being 'intentional' in our photography - looking deeply - as opposed to just snapping. New and intermediate photographers will gain knowledge of how aperture and focal length can be used in combination to create well-composed, vivid shots of nature. Making foreground elements stand out (while turning the background into soft, dreamy blur) will also be explained. If your creative self-expression embraces petals, buds, and blooms this session will be very much for you. Indulge your inner "horticulturist", and spend some time with your camera in blossoming nature !
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£24      
Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 25 May
Vivary Park - 4:30pm - 2 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Dive into the Monochromatic World with Our Advanced Black and White Photography Course

Unlock the secrets to capturing the essence of the world in monochrome. Our specialized course delves into the artistry of black and white photography, exploring the nuances that make a compelling black and white photograph. We focus on understanding contrast, mastering textures, and the intricate way your camera interprets these elements.

Learn both the in-camera techniques and post-production skills needed to transform your visions into stunning black and white imagery. Through a blend of theoretical insights and practical exercises, you'll discover exemplary works that embody the genre's timeless appeal.

This course is designed for individuals with a solid grasp of photography basics and camera controls, ready to elevate their skills and explore the captivating realm of black and white. Join us to refine your aesthetic, enhance your visual storytelling, and embrace the rich details that lie beyond the spectrum of color.
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£66      

The City at Night

The City at Night

Saturday 08 June
North Street, Taunton Town Centre - 8pm - 2 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Konstantinos Papadopoulos
Many people don't think about nighttime being a good time to do photography since there's a lack of light. However, armed with knowledge about your camera's settings and the properties of light, nighttime photography can be a lot of fun.

In this meetup, you'll learn about the best camera settings for nighttime photography. We'll also explore the kinds of light available to us and how to use that light to make some awesome photos. As always, there are exercises that will help you put your new knowledge to work.
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£26      
Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Saturday 06 July
The Hoe - 11:30am - 3 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
You have it your hands, that wonderful new DSLR camera with all of its mysterious dials & buttons. Now it is time to learn to use it properly ! There is a lot to learn about photography & each new new phase of knowledge delivers more control to the photographer ! This 3 hour session will ease you into familiarity with your camera and will suit beginners and any intermediate photographers who feel like a refresher. In this session we will cover creative camera basics, including composition, framing and perspective. You will also learn how shutter speed, aperture & iso combine to produce a correctly exposed image. Above all it will be fun ! There will be lots to photograph and enjoy, as we move around and explore both landscape and architectural features of the area !
book now
£67      
Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Introduction To Digital Photography: Creative Camera Basics

Saturday 03 August
The Hoe - 11am - 3 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
You have it your hands, that wonderful new DSLR camera with all of its mysterious dials & buttons. Now it is time to learn to use it properly ! There is a lot to learn about photography & each new new phase of knowledge delivers more control to the photographer ! This 3 hour session will ease you into familiarity with your camera and will suit beginners and any intermediate photographers who feel like a refresher. In this session we will cover creative camera basics, including composition, framing and perspective. You will also learn how shutter speed, aperture & iso combine to produce a correctly exposed image. Above all it will be fun ! There will be lots to photograph and enjoy, as we move around and explore both landscape and architectural features of the area !
book now
£67      

Black & White Portraits Outdoors

Black & White Portraits Outdoors

Saturday 28 September
Royal William Rd - 11:30am - 3 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
Learn how to use natural light to advantage when working on outdoors black & white portraits. This workshop will take place in the historical setting. The old master painters had a special word - chiaroscuro -(meaning light-dark) for the dramatic quality of shadow in portraits. This concept, as it relates to black and white portraiture, will be fully explained. The importance of 'catch lights' in eyes & 'bokeh' (for dreamy, soft backgrounds) will also be addressed, as will the advantage of shooting in "open shade". Portraits will be taken with black and white conversion in mind, but can also be enjoyed in colour as well. The textured, stone walls and arcaded walkways in the venue will offer an atmospheric setting for this workshop!
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£67      
Black & White Portraits Outdoors

Black & White Portraits Outdoors

Sunday 01 December
Royal William Rd - 11:30am - 3 Hours
Plymouth Photography Group
Caleb Williams
Learn how to use natural light to advantage when working on outdoors black & white portraits. This workshop will take place in the historical setting. The old master painters had a special word - chiaroscuro -(meaning light-dark) for the dramatic quality of shadow in portraits. This concept, as it relates to black and white portraiture, will be fully explained. The importance of 'catch lights' in eyes & 'bokeh' (for dreamy, soft backgrounds) will also be addressed, as will the advantage of shooting in "open shade". Portraits will be taken with black and white conversion in mind, but can also be enjoyed in colour as well. The textured, stone walls and arcaded walkways in the venue will offer an atmospheric setting for this workshop!
book now
£67      

Other Nearby Groups

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Saturday 20 April
External Central - 10am - 2 Hours
Exeter Art Group
Olga Brereton
Welcome to "Drawing Plants and Flowers"! In this workshop, we will explore the art of drawing plants and flowers.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of drawing various plants and flowers. We will cover topics such as simplifying shapes, creating texture and detail, and using colors to enhance your drawings.

You will have the opportunity to put your new skills into practice and create your own beautiful plant and flower drawings. Our instructors will provide feedback and guidance along the way, helping you to refine your skills and develop your own unique style.
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£26      
Sculpting Elegance: Nude Figure Drawing Meetup

Sculpting Elegance: Nude Figure Drawing Meetup

Saturday 20 April
East End - 1pm - 2 Hours
Plymouth Art Group
Elisha Cox
Step into a realm of artistic expression at the indoor "Sculpting Elegance: Nude Figure Drawing Meetup." Delve into the intricacies of the male form as our nude model poses for your inspiration. With a focus on detail and technique, participants will have the opportunity to refine their drawing skills in a comfortable, climate-controlled environment. Please note that due to the mature content, participation is restricted to individuals aged 18 and above, ensuring a mature and respectful atmosphere for all. Join us for an unforgettable journey into the art of figure drawing.
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£24      
Fantasy Art: Bringing Mythical Beings to Life Meetup

Fantasy Art: Bringing Mythical Beings to Life Meetup

Saturday 27 April
Beaumont - 12pm - 2 Hours
Plymouth Art Group
Elisha Cox
Embark on a creative odyssey to bring mythical beings to life with an engaging art experience. Dive into the depths of your imagination and unleash the power of your inner artist as you craft your own extraordinary creatures from realms untold. Transform inspiration into visual wonder with a variety of mediums at your fingertips. Connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and watch your mythical visions emerge. Whether a novice or seasoned creator, this artistic adventure is designed to spark inspiration and cultivate a community of fantasy art enthusiasts. Come and manifest the fantastical - the canvas of legend awaits your touch.
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£24      

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 04 May
Armada Way - 1pm - 2 Hours
Plymouth Watercolour Group
Preston Shannon
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolour painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolour techniques, color theory, how to mix paint and then turn your knowledge into a stunning piece of art.
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£50      
Tonal Drawing Meetup

Tonal Drawing Meetup

Saturday 25 May
Beaumont - 12pm - 2 Hours
Plymouth Art Group
Elisha Cox
Join the "Tonal Drawing Meetup" focused on creating detailed, realistic drawings of an eye for an enriching artistic experience. This meetup offers a unique opportunity to hone tonal drawing skills, mastering the intricacies of light and shadow to capture the depth and emotion of the human eye. Through this specialized session, participants can refine their techniques, explore new artistic perspectives, and engage with like-minded individuals passionate about the art of drawing. Joining this meetup promises to be both inspiring and educational, providing participants with valuable insights and practical skills to enhance their artistic journey.
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£24      
Urban Sketch Meetup

Urban Sketch Meetup

Saturday 08 June
Plymouth Hoe - 10am - 2 Hours
Plymouth Art Group
Elisha Cox
Dive into the world of urban sketching with our guided drawing session, tailor-made for enthusiasts eager to bring cityscapes to life on paper. Embrace the art of pen sketching and master the techniques of perspective drawing, enabling you to depict the dynamic urban environment as you see it. Join us for an immersive experience where your creativity can flourish among the buzz of the city.
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£24      

Tree Drawing Meetup

Tree Drawing Meetup

Saturday 29 June
Alma Road, Plymouth - 10am - 2 Hours
Plymouth Art Group
Elisha Cox
We will delve into the fascinating world of drawing trees, exploring not only their basic shapes but also delving into the intricate nuances of shading and detailing that can truly elevate your artistic creations. Our focus will be on understanding the fundamental elements that constitute a tree's form, allowing you to grasp the essence of its structure. As we progress, we will unlock the secrets of shading techniques, enabling you to add depth, dimension, and a touch of realism to your tree illustrations. From the delicate interplay of light and shadow to the fine details that breathe life into your sketches, this class aims to provide you with the skills and insights needed to make your trees come alive on paper. Join us on this artistic journey, where each stroke and shading technique will contribute to making your trees visually captivating and distinctly unique.
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£24      
ABOUT EXETER
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Exeter .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Exeter Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Apart from the weather, it was a very interesting, informative and fun 2 hours. Kevin as always shared his knowledge with us in a very easy to understand way.
    5/5
    Carol
    2024-03-18
    Weather dreadful and I wouldn?t have stepped outside on my own in these conditions but it has made me realise how interesting photography in the wet can be and I will do it again. Great fun, lovely group and very knowledgable leader in Kevin. I picked up quite a few tips from Kevin and thoroughly enjoyed the session, thank you,
    5/5
    Jonathan
    2024-03-18
    I really enjoy these workshops. Kevin Hind is an excellent tutor/leader/expert. This particular event was marred by really dreadful weather and lack of light, but inspite of that I feel that I learned a lot albeit without taking anything I was pleased with but I now have the confidence to put that knowledge into practice.
    5/5
    Wendy Searle
    2024-03-18

    I thoroughly enjoyed it. Kevin was very helpful. The group was a good size and very friendly which is always good as it make you feel at ease.
    5/5
    Nurije
    2024-02-19
    I very much enjoyed the workshop and took away lots of ideas. Kevin is brilliant at what he does. Looking forward to the next one.
    5/5
    Carol
    2024-02-19
    I thought this was excellent and enjoyable. Kevin is really encouraging and very informative.
    5/5
    Susan
    2024-02-19

    Got everything out of it that I wanted to. Host was very good, full of information and explained everything well. I'll be booking more events.
    5/5
    Stef
    2023-10-16
    A very good workshop held by Kevin Hind. He is very patient and knowledgeable. It took my out of my comfort zone, but by the end of the 2 hours I felt very much at ease. Looking forward to going through my images. I highly recommend anyone wanting to improve their photography to book in on a workshop.
    5/5
    Carol
    2023-10-16
    Excellent evening. Kevin Hind really pushed us out of our comfort zones. We all started off very self consciously but grew in confidence throughout the evening. Kevin is an excellent teacher and group leader.
    5/5
    wendy
    2023-10-16

    Amazing, Kevin was so patient and put me at easy. I really do feel that I took lots away from it and it has inspired me to try new things.
    5/5
    Carol
    2023-09-11
    Kevin was an excellent teacher. Plenty of encouraging words and knowledge of the many different brands of cameras people were using. AM looking forward the the street photography group in October.
    5/5
    Matthew and Emily Convery
    2023-09-11
    A good mix and got to try a variety of things I wouldn't normally photograph. Kevin was a good guide and teacher
    5/5
    Maureen
    2023-05-01

    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Kevin Hind
    As an ex golf professional, Kevin has moved from being in front of the camera to behind it. Having travelled much of the world through work and pleasure, Kevin has developed his photography skills in a variety of genres. Now based in Devon, Kevin is keen and excited to pass on his knowledge to others.

    Kevin Hind is available for private bookings

    PHOTOS
    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-03-25
    Title or Location: Venford Falls - Dartmoor National Park
    This is Pluto who did not get the memo that he is a Whippet. Happy to stand in a freezing cold river by a water fall for snacks.
    Credit: The Darkroom Photography
    Facebook: @thedarkroomdevon
    Instagram: @the.darkroomphotography

    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-03-18
    Title or Location: Taken on a walk near by.
    'White and Wild'... White, the colour of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of all visible rays of light the complete opposite of black...I am always amazed just how clever, how beautiful nature is... We should soak up this beauty, embrace it as it is forever changing as the seasons change.
    Credit: Carol Willcox
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carol.willcox1/
    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-03-11
    Title or Location: budliegh
    as a rare day off decided to try for a sunrise at budliegh and was not dissapointedposting here as requested
    Credit: david thoburn
    Facebook: dave thoburn

    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-03-04
    Title or Location: Living Coast, Torquay, Devon
    I hadnt been to Living Coast for some time, so thought my visit was well overdue. Still being quite new to photography, I had lots to learn. On arrival I saw that feeding time was happening soon, so with great enthusiasm, I heading off to see what I could get. And I must admit I was quite pleased with the result. Sadly Living Coast is no longer there.
    Credit: Carol Willcox
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carol.willcox1/

    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-03-01
    Title or Location: Taken in our garden.
    This beautiful Robin was taken in our garden, and for centuries, this tiny bird has been the symbol of good luck, happiness, rebirth - and sometimes even as a messenger for loved ones. When I see the Robin, I think of my parents who are sadly no longer here, but I feel very connected to them at that moment. xxx
    Credit: Carol Willcox
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carol.willcox1/
    Exeter Photography Group
    2024-02-24
    Title or Location: Budleigh Salterton beach
    Misty morning sunrise and the fishermens over the Budleigh Salterton beach
    Credit: Nurije Idrizi-Newson
    Facebook: Bourne Cynic

    Seattle Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Cannon Beach Oregon
    While visiting Cannon Beach, Oregon for Spring Break this year, we were treated to beautiful blue skies, warm weather, stars AND airglow at night! I was absolutely giddy about seeing those stars! Now I hope you all know how extremely rare this combination is on the pacific coast in spring. It's normally overcast and raining and definitely no stars to be seen. Thank you universe for allowing your magic to flow this evening. I truly appreciate you and your powers ??
    Credit: Amanda Thornton DeWitt
    Facebook: Amanda Thornton-DeWitt Photography
    Instagram: @amandaswildlifepics
    Milton Keynes Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Milton Keynes
    to create this I used a piece of Teal vinyl for the backdrop, I had the camera, with a 30 mm Marco lens on a tripod set to manual focus, with focus staking of 10 shots I only used 5 in the end). for lighting I had two static lights on mini stands so I could play about with their placement to get the effect I was looking for. The dandelion seed was held in place, by putting it into a piece of white tack, I then sprayed it using a little electronic face atomiser (bought from Amazon) and loa
    Credit: Diane Langford

    Nashville Photography Society
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: Franklin Tennessee
    This photo captures a serene moment in my front yard, where I lay on a blanket beneath a amazing tree. The weather was ideal, prompting me to grab my micro lens and focus on this exquisite dandelion.
    Credit: Kimber Weathers
    Facebook: Kimber
    Instagram: kimberlan30wea
    Dallas Photography Group
    2024-04-17
    Title or Location: My house in Lewisville
    Decided to make a composite that resembles the photo that NASA took with their millions of dolllar photo equipment. 2 months ago I photographed the full moon and placed it on top of the most recent solar eclipse photo I took. The moon normally get its light from the sun so getting the perspective with moon visibility is impossible during an eclipse unless you have nasa gear. My photo was taken with a canon R5, RF400mm F2.8 and cropped in.
    Credit: (MyJdProductions) Justin Dickinson
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/share/pE91wQnHYf6JVB7A/?mibextid=eQY6cl
    Instagram: @myjdproductions
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Saltburn by the Sea
    This is Saltburn?s furnicular Cliff Lift before sunrise in the golden hour. Lovely light, a high tide and a heavy sea made a really nice composition.Canon R8 & EF16-35mm f/4L @ 29mm, f/6.3, 2 seconds & ISO400
    Credit: Edward Bilcliffe
    Instagram: @edwardbilcliffe

    Gold Coast Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Cloudy bay, Bruny island, Tasmania
    Was my third attempt at catching the aurora. Got to campsite set up camp and looked up at the cloudy night. The clouds started to clear and managed to get down the road and get some snaps &128077
    Credit: Simon garrett
    Facebook: Slystyles_art
    Instagram: Slystyles_art
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