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Daily Archives: May 23, 2012

Band and Gig Photography Masterclass

More from the pages of the Guardian. I should say I have never attended any of their courses so only provide information rather than recommendations, check whether it is suitable for you.

Want to learn how to take brilliant live music or festival photographs? At this day and a half’s workshop, you’ll do just that.

Due to popular demand and to ensure you get the most out of your time, the masterclass will be split into two levels:

Group one: Beginner to lower intermediate.
Group two: Proficient with camera.

In groups of just ten, you’ll work closely with a Guardian photographer and learn how to take professional-standard photographs in a challenging and exciting festival environment. You’ll get professional access and shoot live bands, artist and vox pop portraits, cabaret and circus performers, children’s fete games and more under the expert guidance of Guardian and Observer staff photographers Katherine Rose and Alicia Canter…….MORE

Dates: Sunday 3 June 2012; 11am-6pm
Feedback session: Thursday 7 June; 7.30pm-9.30pm
Location: Apple Cart festival, Victoria Park, E8
Feedback session: Guardian HQ, 90 York Way, N1 9GU
Price: £249 (inclusive of VAT)

King Charles @ The Great Escape ©Keith Barnes

An Introduction to Art Photography, Theory and Practice – Masterclass

Another course found in The Guardian

Go back to basics, both technically and theoretically and see the world of photography with fresh eyes……In this weekend workshop Gareth McConnell and Alex Edouard aim to take students back to basics, both technically and theoretically, to help them see the world of photography with fresh eyes. Participants will be asked to leave concerns about megapixels, white balance and histograms at the door; instead they will be encouraged to concentrate on what it is that separates truly memorable, striking photography from the glut of images all around them. This class has a particular focus on fine art photography.….MORE

Dates: 9- 10 June 2012

Duration: Two days, 10am-5pm

Location: Kings Place, London

Course price: £400 (inclusive of VAT)

Maximum number of places: 20

Requirements: Own camera and basic understanding of its workings

Portrait of Ryan Gosling Photograph: Gareth McConnell

Street Photography Masterclass

From The Guardian Newspaper

An intensive 2 day course with Matt Stuart and Stephen McLaren, two of Britain’s best street photographers……

Join two of the UK’s leading street photographer’s on this fast paced and intensive weekend course on making images in public places.

The course will focus on enhancing photographic technique, building confidence and banishing inhibitions when shooting in the busy public realm. Participants must have a working knowledge of their cameras.….MORE

Dates: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June 2012

Duration: 2 days, 10am-5pm

Location: Kings Place, London; Shooting in West end and East end of London

Course price: £350.00 (inclusive of VAT)

Maximum number of places per session: 30