Studio Portraiture Photography Two Day Workshop


Two Day Course

Nick Matthews

18 November 2022 to 19 November 2022

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

£126 (two days)

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Portrait photography using natural and artificial lighting, suitable for anyone with an interest in the genre of portraiture photography.

Day 1: We will look at Metering, Shutter speeds & ISO. The use of depth of field techniques by reviewing examples of the photographic portrait. Students will then use their own cameras to take portraits putting into practice what they have learnt.

Day 2: We will be in a studio environment using artificial lighting with a professional model. Introduction to studio lighting equipment and how to build up lighting for different effects. Students will then have a professional model to take portraits of.

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.

Your questions answered

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

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

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled by Dillington House. See our Terms and conditions for more information.