Beginners Photography Weekend Workshop


Residential course

Nick Matthews

14 April 2023 to 16 April 2023

From £295 Non-residential fee (includes field trip)

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A relaxed and fun weekends experience of practice and theory to enable everyone to understand their camera and improve their photography skills.  Suitable for anyone with an interest in photography, all abilities welcome.

The weekend starts with a brief introduction of each participant and their favourite image.  The aim is to take photographs around Dillington House, indoors and out (outdoor being weather dependant).

Subjects to be covered:
How to use a digital camera.
Different photography genre’s.
How to take great pictures.
Practical session taking images.
Review the images from the session.
How to store / edit and display images.

Residential Fees From: £425.   Non Residential: £295

Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Sunday.

Tutor information

Nick Matthews BA (Hons) Commercial Photography, MA (Photography), ARPS (Associate of the Royal Photographic Society) AFHAP (Association for Historical & Fine Art Photography).

Nick originally trained in film photography (in the mid Seventies) and more recently studied digital photography, full time for five years, at Exeter and Plymouth colleges. During his Master’s degree he undertook teaching degree level student’s photography.

Nick is a freelance photographer with a diverse client base across the UK. With an ethos, of ‘A simple solution for a great image’ underpins his practical approach to teaching and having fun with photography.

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All course participants will be sent further instructions prior to the course date.

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