Build on our Get off Auto workshop with lots of hands-on photography throughout the day.  We'll guide you through the key features of your camera and new techniques to help you become more creative.  Take home detailed handouts and exercises that you can try again later, to perfect your skills and ensure you get the very best from your day.

Unleash your camera's full potential for total control over your images


  • Action photography from children at play to sports and panning for motorsport shots

  • Creative use of movement, e.g. capturing the power of waterfalls

  • An in-depth look at Exposure and how light affects your images

  • Manual Mode - how and when to use it

  • How changing perspective can dramatically change your shots

  • How to take good photographs in low light and other difficult conditions

Cameras:  DSLR, Mirrorless, Compact System (CSC), Four-Thirds, Bridge, Superzoom.

Where:  Commencing in the classroom, taking an in-depth look at your camera, followed by two hands-on photography sessions to put what you've learned into practice, and finally back to the classroom to discuss your images with plenty of time for your questions.

Group Size:  A maximum of 10 students per tutor.

Times:  Full day, usually 10 am to 4 pm but please check your joining instructions.

Previous Experience: to get the most from this workshop, you should have attended our Introduction to Photography Part 1 workshop or be confidently setting the right Aperture to suit the type of photoraph you're capturing, and be familiar with the use of Exposure Compensation and ISO.