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Upcoming Events

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 30 June
Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA, UK - 12pm - 3 Hours
Giorgos Chatzakis
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      
Portraiture With Natural Light

Portraiture With Natural Light

Sunday 14 July
Wishbone Way, Woking - 12pm - 2 Hours
Giorgos Chatzakis
This class is your time to learn and gain a proper understanding of Composition and the importance of light to help boost your photography skills.

We, as a class, will be photographing a model without any on-camera flash or strobe photography. Just the available light, we will walk through, troubleshoot, make adjustments and capture a portrait successfully.

We will also learn how to use light modifiers like a reflector to help capture appropriately exposed shots in not-so-great lighting

Bring a friend or family to photograph.
book now
£26      

Nearby Photography Groups

Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 06 July
Castle St - 12:30pm - 2 Hours
Guildford Photography Group
Iancu Zeno Jianu
Introduction to Black and White Photography. What makes a good Black and White shot?

We will look at the contrast and using textures. How does the camera see the image and how do we create Black and White images in a camera or in post-production. We will look for some good examples and set some exercises.

This is a more advanced course and assumes you understand the basics of photography and controlling your camera.
book now
£26      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 07 July
Basingstoke City Centre - 9am - 3 Hours
Basingstoke Photography Group
Lucie Nakach
This class is perfect for beginners that want to try and go more out of their camera!In this 3 hour class, we will go over ALL the basics so you can feel confident in your skills.You will have lots of time to practice your new skills and try new things.This is a very hands-on class so you will be helped every step of the way!
book now
£67      
Nature in Black and White

Nature in Black and White

Saturday 13 July
Kemptown - 2pm - 2 Hours
Crawley Photography Group
Gurnoor Singh
Embark on a captivating journey with our Nature and Nature in Black and White Photography class! In this dynamic course, you'll capture the vibrant hues of the natural world while also discovering the timeless beauty of black and white imagery. Whether you're a seasoned photographer or a beginner, our engaging lessons will elevate your skills. Learn to frame the perfect shot, master composition techniques, and harness natural light to breathe life into your photographs. Step into a monochromatic wonderland, where you'll explore the art of black and white photography, emphasizing textures and shapes in the absence of color. Join us for an unforgettable exploration of Nature and Nature in Black and White Photography - turning moments into masterpieces together!
book now
£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 20 July
Weyside Road Gu11HZ - 12:30pm - 3 Hours
Guildford Photography Group
Iancu Zeno Jianu
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      
Portrait Photography Meetup

Portrait Photography Meetup

Sunday 28 July
Basingstoke City Centre - 9am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Photography Group
Lucie Nakach
Whether you wish to up your selfie game or begin developing a portfolio, this workshop will help you learn the basics of portrait photography and push your creativity and technical understanding.Learn which settings are best to use, how to select the best locations, and what lighting and poses highlight a model's best features. We will also learn how to build rapport to get the best reactions and genuine emotions from a person.
book now
£26      
Portraiture With Natural Light

Portraiture With Natural Light

Saturday 03 August
Weyside Road Gu11HZ - 12:30pm - 2 Hours
Guildford Photography Group
Iancu Zeno Jianu
This class is your time to learn and gain a proper understanding of Composition and the importance of light to help boost your photography skills.

We, as a class, will be photographing a model without any on-camera flash or strobe photography. Just the available light, we will walk through, troubleshoot, make adjustments and capture a portrait successfully.

We will also learn how to use light modifiers like a reflector to help capture appropriately exposed shots in not-so-great lighting
book now
£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 03 August
Kemptown - 2pm - 3 Hours
Crawley Photography Group
Gurnoor Singh
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      
Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Sunday 11 August
Basingstoke City Centre - 9am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Photography Group
Lucie Nakach
Introduction to Black and White Photography. What makes a good Black and White shot?

We will look at the contrast and using textures. How does the camera see the image and how do we create Black and White images in a camera or in post-production. We will look for some good examples and set some exercises.

This is a more advanced course and assumes you understand the basics of photography and controlling your camera.
book now
£26      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Tuesday 13 August
Costa Coffee in Maidenhead - 7pm - 2 Hours
Maidenhead Photography Group
Sean Wright
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, and abstract.

This is timed to cover the 'golden hour' of the day (hoping that the weather holds for that!) but will go ahead no matter what the look of the day, as shooting in any condition can be a good learning setting and experience in all conditions helps!
book now
£26      

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Sunday 01 September
Basingstoke City Centre - 9am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Photography Group
Lucie Nakach
Come down and learn how to take stunning architectural pictures!

Learn how to show the history and different styles of buildings and structures in gorgeous pictures!

We will be covering composition, light, lines, and shapes, proper settings, and looking at details to make our photographs eye-catching.
book now
£26      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Saturday 21 September
Costa Coffee in Maidenhead - 10am - 2 Hours
Maidenhead Photography Group
Sean Wright
Lined up with the timing of Maidenhead's market, this will give an opportunity to capture People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more.

We will be exploring how two key factors of being behind the camera will make your images more powerful: The power of observation, and the art of patience.

Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
book now
£26      
Portrait Photography Meetup

Portrait Photography Meetup

Sunday 06 October
Basingstoke City Centre - 9am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Photography Group
Lucie Nakach
Whether you wish to up your selfie game or begin developing a portfolio, this workshop will help you learn the basics of portrait photography and push your creativity and technical understanding.Learn which settings are best to use, how to select the best locations, and what lighting and poses highlight a model's best features. We will also learn how to build rapport to get the best reactions and genuine emotions from a person.
book now
£26      

Other Nearby Groups

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 13 July
Eastrop Lane - 10am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Watercolour Group
Yaniz Andres
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.
book now
£26      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 31 August
Eastrop Lane - 10am - 2 Hours
Basingstoke Watercolour Group
Yaniz Andres
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.
book now
£26      
ABOUT WOKING
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 Woking .

  • 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 Woking Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Very educational
    5/5
    GERARD
    2024-04-23
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Giorgos Chatzakis
    Georgios Chatzakis (b. 2000) is a Greek artist, using photography to explore the study of landscapes. Chatzakis studied Photography (BA) at Coventry University and was recently interviewed by the Royal Photographic Society, Journal, vol 162.

    His work as a practitioner is based in multidisciplinary, contemporary art practice, publishing and photobook-making. Chatzakis works with photographic manipulation to reveal different interpretations of his photographic landscapes from the perspective of the individual. He has participated in various of photography exhibitions, exploring the heritage and impacts of hiking in the countryside and creating interactive spaces with his black-and-white landscapes.

    These themes lend themselves to an exploration of human interaction with the environment, both in terms of the conflicts and symbioses. Chatzakis also aims to document how the environment is manipulated by humans, how it can manipulate us, and the change it undergoes both under human perception and on a geological timescale.

    Giorgos Chatzakis is available for private bookings

    Available most Mondays from 12-5

    PHOTOS
    Woking Photography Group
    2024-04-03
    Title or Location: Chobham Common.
    I've been cycling for years around Chobham Common before I noticed the Queen Victoria memorial cross (the Great Camp)I was trying to portray the spirit of a victorious march. I have the bicycle on rear instead of a horse since I can't afford a real one imagining an officer in command.I keep coming back for several days to get the shot as I was hoping for at least a decent sunset.Taken on 5th July 2001. A self portrait on a 10 mins timer so I have to panic cycle to the spot. I leave the bik
    Credit: Jay Em Cee Vila
    Facebook: Jay Em Cee Vila

    Woking Photography Group
    2024-03-24
    Title or Location: Woking aldi
    This photo was taken to show appreciation of the world around us, to prove that even nature can have beautiful endings
    Credit: Ana sousa
    Instagram: Anas.photography.25
    Woking Photography Group
    2024-03-03
    Title or Location: Snow drops
    Beautiful snowdrops with raindrops on. I love close up photography and had to capture this image.
    Credit: Morning Star Images
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092663554808
    Instagram: morning_star_images

    Woking Photography Group
    2024-02-18
    Title or Location: Eastrop park Basingstoke
    The Canadian Geese was shot at the Eastrop park Basingstoke which is a public park located in the east of Basingstoke, Hampshire. The story behind this shot."Life is a mirror, reflecting back not only what you are but also how you perceive it. Your perspective shapes your reality
    Credit: Olalekan Onabajo
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/me/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smilesnmorephotography?igsh=YWhsZHpkb2t4dDFu

    Woking Photography Group
    2024-02-18
    Title or Location: Canada Goose - Goldsworth Lake
    I'm a Nature and Wildlife photographer and I'm obsessed with geese. This was a lucky capture of a goose who stood and posed for a moment
    Credit: Morning Star Images
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092663554808
    Instagram: morning_star_images
    Woking Photography Group
    2024-02-12
    Title or Location: Leatherhead Theatre
    I am a professional theatre photographer. This was taken during the dress rehearsal for a dance show for a local dance company. The lighting was set and I had no control over it. I had to set the camera to suit the conditions. There was no flash and it was all set in the camera. I set the camera to F4 250th iso5000. I have a decent camera so I wasn't worried about the high iso. I followed the dancer and when she went for the move I was set to capture it.
    Credit: Gary Wolff
    Facebook: bigimageltd
    Instagram: @big.image

    Peterborough Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Bourne lincs
    Waiting for an Osprey and a red kite decided to get in on the act
    Credit: Tony garratty
    Instagram: Nikongasman
    Wichita Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Wichita
    Young female fox trying to get a better view of the area around her.
    Credit: Scott Hinkle
    St Louis Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Oregon Coast
    I had the pleasure of traveling to the Oregon Coast for a photo workshop. This is one of many shots I took while there, This is a blue hour blend where I took one photo right after sunset and another photo from the same spot hours later to capture the night sky then blended the 2 together. Thanks for looking!
    Credit: Frank Kuszaj
    Facebook: Frankly Living Photography
    Instagram: Frankly_Living_

    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-06-23
    Title or Location: Sunny Sands, Folkestone
    This morning was not very promising, but still I was determined to get out and take pictures! Headed to Sunny Sands and found these two rocks in the sand that caught my interest. The tide was rising and the sun started glowing in the sky! "Perfect moment", and the a wave caught me by surprise and made my feet soaking wet! Apparently sign of good luck, and maybe so, it's one of my best images and was definitely worth it!
    Credit: Dario Canada
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61552347741084
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/streets_n_scapes?igsh=MW1uMWI4MDVrb28zcw3D3D&utm_source=qr
    Rochester Photography Group
    2024-06-22
    Title or Location: Cornwall
    A weeks break in Cornwall and found this beautiful place called menacuddle in St austal
    Credit: Terry Bodkin
    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-06-22
    Title or Location: Sydney Opera House
    Sydney Opera House lit up on Vivid Sydney and a colourful party boat moving on the waters of Sydney harbour produces a bright rainbow coloured light trail.
    Credit: Oindrila Mitra
    Instagram: oindrilaclicks

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