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Outdoor Portraits

Outdoor Portraits

Saturday 15 June
Lydiard Tregoze - 10am - 2 Hours
Swindon Photography Group
Panche Ignov
Explore the fine art of portrait photography in natural light, with our in-depth learning session. We delve deeply into the art of posing, countering the challenges of daylight, and how to manage different body types for commendable results. The session covers how to effectively shoot in both bright sunshine and the shade, with attention to expertly designing your image to truly capture a moment.

This is your opportunity to visualize and create stunning environmental portraits even with the wide-angle lens. While an 85mm lens or a zoom lens is preferred, all equipment will serve as a tool for mastering your craft.

Unleash your creative potential, and bring along family or friends to serve as models, as you get hands-on practical experience. This is your perfect arena to sharpen your skills and capture memorable portraits of your closest ones.
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£24      
Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

Saturday 15 June
North Street, Taunton Town Centre - 10am - 2 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Zoe Barton
Adobe Lightroom is a post production software used to enhance your photography.

Whether you're interested in learning more about what Lightroom could offer you, or you already have the software and want some advice on how to understand it better, this class is for you!

The aim of this class is to understand the basics of Lightroom to enhance your photographs.
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£26      
Macro Photography Meetup

Macro Photography Meetup

Saturday 22 June
Marlborough Rd - 10am - 2 Hours
Swindon Photography Group
Panche Ignov
Discover the art of macro photography and capture the world in mesmerizing detail. This unique photography style allows you to bring the intricacies of small objects to life, enlarging them to appear as grand as the world around us. From the delicate veins of a leaf to the vibrant wings of a butterfly, explore subjects often overlooked and reveal the beauty hidden in the miniature. Join us for a journey into the minute, where the smallest subjects make the most significant impact. Dive into the unseen and transform the way you see the world through your lens.
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£24      

Shallow Depth of Field

Shallow Depth of Field

Sunday 23 June
Pierhead Street - 9:30am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Photography Group
Nick Vidal-Hall
Discover the secrets to crafting captivating photographs with a beautifully blurred background in our upcoming workshop on mastering shallow depth of field. Under the tutelage of our seasoned instructor, delve into the fundamental principles of photography, including aperture, focal length, and distance, to enhance your visual storytelling.

Throughout the session, we will focus on leveraging shallow depth of field techniques to evoke emotion, eliminate distractions, and achieve a mesmerizing bokeh effect that makes your subjects stand out with exceptional clarity. This workshop is perfect for photographers looking to elevate their compositional skills and add a professional touch to their images. Join us for an enriching experience that will leave you with both knowledge and inspiration to transform the way you capture the world.
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£24      
Abstract Photography

Abstract Photography

Sunday 30 June
Bristol City Centre. - 9am - 2 Hours
Bristol Photography Club
Charlotte Sams
Abstract photography involves capturing a subject in a way that renders it either partially or completely unrecognizable, emphasizing instead on the interplay of shapes, colors, and form.

Come and join us and learn Abstract Photography!
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£26      
Light Painting (playing with light)

Light Painting (playing with light)

Saturday 06 July
South Cerney - 10am - 2 Hours
Swindon Photography Group
Panche Ignov
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of light painting through our upcoming workshop, designed to illuminate the creativity of photographers from all skill levels. With a special emphasis on assisting entry-level photographers, this session will delve deep into the intricate process of light painting, providing insights into the essential and recommended accessories that elevate this art form.

Our journey begins with the simplicity of a single light source, gradually advancing to the complexities of utilizing multiple sources to captivatingly expose your subject. To ensure a seamless experience, a car-sharing option is available for up to three participants, with a departure point from the Orbital Shopping Mall.

Embrace this opportunity to refine your skills and explore the magical realm of light painting, where your imagination is your only limitation. Join us for a workshop that promises not only to enlighten but also inspire your photographic journey.
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£26      

Shooting in Manual Mode Meetup

Shooting in Manual Mode Meetup

Saturday 06 July
Vivary Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Somerset Photography Group
Zoe Barton
Unlock the full potential of your camera by transitioning from Auto to Manual mode in our easy-to-understand workshop. Gain robust confidence as you navigate your camera settings and delve deep into key functions that will vastly improve your photography skills. Get a grasp of the exposure triangle - Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO - and discover how critical these elements are when shooting in Manual Mode. Conquer the art of creating the perfect shot!
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£26      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 07 July
College Green Bristol - 9am - 3 Hours
Bristol Photography Club
Charlotte Sams
This session is for beginners to learn to get a handle on manual settings. We will learn the basic elements of exposure; aperture, shutter speed and ISO, and then bring them all together with practice. We will then begin to look at composition at the end.
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£67       5 places left
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 07 July
Pierhead Street - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Cardiff Photography Group
Nick Vidal-Hall
Start to become more comfortable with your camera and start to take unique and interesting images.

I strongly suggest that you take a look at a few YouTube videos about the exposure triangle - I don't expect you to know it, but it would help if you bring some questions with you to the group :)
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£67       5 places left

Natural Light Portraits

Natural Light Portraits

Saturday 20 July
Lydiard Tregoze - 10am - 2 Hours
Swindon Photography Group
Panche Ignov
Join us for a captivating photography meet-up focused on mastering the art of natural light portrait photography. In this session, we delve into identifying and harnessing flattering natural light, along with utilizing backgrounds to enhance the beauty and depth of your portraits. Learn how to effectively collaborate with your subject to create images that truly reflect their personality and style, while also ensuring they remain comfortable throughout the shoot.

We will cover essential techniques such as posing, accurate focusing, and metering for skin tones, aiming to elevate your skill set in working within less controlled environments outside the confines of a studio. A model will be present, providing a hands-on opportunity to apply learned techniques in real-time. Whether you're a beginner or have some experience, this event promises to enrich your understanding and execution of natural light portrait photography.
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£26      
Nature Photography Hike

Nature Photography Hike

Sunday 21 July
Glenavon Park - 9am - 2 Hours
Bristol Photography Club
Charlotte Sams
This session will be a relaxed walk around a Nature site focusing on how we can capture the nature we find in several different ways, exploring angles and techniques to create better nature photography images.
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£27      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Sunday 21 July
Central Cardiff - 10am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Photography Group
Nick Vidal-Hall
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. 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.
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£26      

Other Nearby Groups

Portrait Art for Beginners

Portrait Art for Beginners

Saturday 22 June
Cathays Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Watercolour Group
Jennifer Lee
Dive into the enchanting world of portrait art with our fun-filled Portrait Art for Beginners class! In just two hours, discover the magic of watercolour painting and unlock your inner artist. Learn to capture facial features and skin tones with ease, whether you're a seasoned painter or a complete novice. Grab your art supplies and join us for an unforgettable journey of creativity and learning!

I'll run through some tips that will make it simple to paint a watercolour portrait, then will list out all the materials you'll need to get started. I'll also talk you through everything from choosing a reference photo to layer paints to get a realistic skin tone, to painting the details of someone's face.
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£24      
Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Sunday 23 June
City Centre - 11am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Art Group
Gemma Fala
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
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£24      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 06 July
Cathays Park - 10am - 3 Hours
Cardiff Watercolour Group
Jennifer Lee
Dive into the vibrant world of watercolours with our Beginner's Watercolour Class! Unleash your creativity as we explore the magical art of watercolour painting together. Bring along your own watercolour materials and let's make a splash on paper!

Excited to get started? Full details of this colorful adventure will be shared upon booking confirmation. Don't miss out on this artistic journey!
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£26      

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Sunday 07 July
City Centre - 11am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Art Group
Gemma Fala
Embark on a colorful journey into the world of acrylic painting with our "Introduction to Acrylic Painting" class, specifically tailored for beginners. Led by an experienced instructor, this course covers the basics of acrylic painting, focusing on color mixing, brush techniques, and creating captivating textures. Perfect for those with little to no painting experience, you'll explore the exciting realm of acrylics and unleash your creative potential.

Discover the magic of color theory as you learn to create your own palette, ranging from bold and vibrant hues to subtle and soothing tones. Dive into hands-on exercises that will build your confidence in using various brush techniques, whether you're aiming for bold strokes or intricate details.
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£26      
Illustration Basics

Illustration Basics

Saturday 13 July
Royal Victoria Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Bath Art Group
Bhavana Ram Mohan
Embark on a whimsical journey into the world of creativity with our "Illustration Basics" art class! Unleash your inner artist as we explore the foundations of illustration, from sketch to masterpiece. No experience required - just bring your passion for pen and paper and basic art materials! Dive into a world of vibrant colors, imaginative characters, and endless possibilities. Join us for an art-filled adventure and let your illustrations tell a story of their own. Reserve your spot and turn your doodles into dazzling works of art!
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£26      
Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Sunday 14 July
Bute Park - 11am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Art Group
Gemma Fala
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
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£26      

Landscape Painting Watercolour Class

Landscape Painting Watercolour Class

Saturday 20 July
Bute Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Watercolour Group
Jennifer Lee
Step into the enchanting world of landscape painting with our Landscape Painting Watercolour Class! Whether you dream of capturing nature's beauty in hyper-realistic detail or prefer to let your creativity flow with abstract interpretations, this class is for you.

No need to be an expert; all skill levels are welcome! Bring along your own watercolour materials and let's embark on a scenic painting journey together.

Discover the joy of expressing yourself through landscapes and create your own masterpiece! Full details of this scenic adventure will be shared upon booking confirmation. Join us for an instructive and delightful landscape painting experience!
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£26      
Portrait Drawing Basics

Portrait Drawing Basics

Saturday 27 July
Royal Victoria Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Bath Art Group
Bhavana Ram Mohan
Unleash Your Inner Artist in Our Portrait Drawing Basics Class!

Calling all budding artists! Dive into the world of portrait drawing with us in a fun and interactive session. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to brush up on your skills, this class is perfect for you.

Discover essential techniques for capturing the essence of a face on paper. From mastering proportions to shading techniques, you'll learn everything you need to know to create stunning portraits.

Grab your basic art materials and get ready to embark on a creative journey. Let's bring those faces to life with a splash of imagination and a touch of expertise. Don't miss out - reserve your spot now and let your artistic talents shine!
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£26      
Realism in Watercolours

Realism in Watercolours

Saturday 03 August
Cathays Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Watercolour Group
Jennifer Lee
Dive into the vibrant world of watercolours in our Realism in Watercolours art class! Unleash your creativity and learn the secrets to infusing depth and intricate details into your artwork. Whether you're a budding artist or have some experience, this 2-hour session is designed for everyone. Discover the magic of watercolours and how to harness their versatility to elevate your art, regardless of your chosen subject. Join us for an inspiring journey where your imagination knows no bounds!
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£26      

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Sunday 04 August
City Centre - 11am - 2 Hours
Cardiff Art Group
Gemma Fala
Embark on a colorful journey into the world of acrylic painting with our "Introduction to Acrylic Painting" class, specifically tailored for beginners. Led by an experienced instructor, this course covers the basics of acrylic painting, focusing on color mixing, brush techniques, and creating captivating textures. Perfect for those with little to no painting experience, you'll explore the exciting realm of acrylics and unleash your creative potential.

Discover the magic of color theory as you learn to create your own palette, ranging from bold and vibrant hues to subtle and soothing tones. Dive into hands-on exercises that will build your confidence in using various brush techniques, whether you're aiming for bold strokes or intricate details.
book now
£26      
Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 10 August
Royal Victoria Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Bath Art Group
Bhavana Ram Mohan
Unlock Your Creativity in Our Beginner's Drawing Adventure!

Are you ready to embark on a journey into the captivating world of drawing? Join us for an exhilarating class designed especially for beginners like you!

Under the expert guidance of our seasoned instructors, you'll dive into the essentials of drawing. From mastering perspective and proportion to mastering the art of shading and composition, you'll gain the skills to create stunning and expressive artwork.

But that's not all - we'll also explore the exciting realm of mark making techniques, transforming blank pages into canvases bursting with imagination and creativity.

Don't forget to pack your creative essentials! Bring along your basic art materials to unleash your inner artist in our class. Exciting details of the event will be revealed once your booking is confirmed. Get ready for a colorful adventure!
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£26      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 17 August
Cathays Park - 10am - 3 Hours
Cardiff Watercolour Group
Jennifer Lee
Dive into the vibrant world of watercolours with our Beginner's Watercolour Class! Unleash your creativity as we explore the magical art of watercolour painting together. Bring along your own watercolour materials and let's make a splash on paper!

Excited to get started? Full details of this colorful adventure will be shared upon booking confirmation. Don't miss out on this artistic journey!
book now
£26      

ABOUT BATH
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 Bath .

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

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Good tuition. Some 1-1 advice. Very convenient venue
    4/5
    Angela
    2024-02-07
    Well led, catered for range of abilities and he personalised the time to work on whatever you wanted/ needed to improve. Went away ideas to try. Lovely helpful workshop leader
    5/5
    Michelle
    2024-02-05
    I really enjoyed this event. Adi was a great host and not only did he help us with our composition, but he also encouraged us to share images with the group which meant we were all interested in each others results.
    5/5
    Susan
    2024-01-26

    Was very fun event. I didnt know/hadnt heard of playing with light, and certainly showed interesting ways to try to be creative
    5/5
    Amy
    2024-01-08
    Very relaxed and informative. Great to wander and be guided on what to look and how to take shots of the architecture. Maher was very helpful.
    5/5
    John
    2023-11-06
    Good event, good instructor, learnt a lot
    5/5
    Rebecca
    2023-10-28

    Very enjoyable and informative. It was a nice relaxed approach and I learnt a great deal and no question was too simple. I will definitely book again and Jack was able to talk in depth to whatever level we were at.
    5/5
    John
    2023-05-22
    Event was great I learnt a lot and Jack was very knowledgable - will be back for another event
    5/5
    Rebecca
    2023-05-22
    Came away having learnt what i hoped to- to learn. Was shown the basics to get me started with how to operate the camera and composition etc. Was time and money well spent! :-)
    5/5
    Amy
    2023-04-10

    PHOTOS
    Bath Photography Group
    2024-01-26
    Title or Location: Spring is springing
    I get motivation from photography projects which help me focus and give me a reason to get the camera out. One project this year is to capture the small details of our garden in Bath through the seasons. This image is of the first snowdrops emerging after the extreme cold of the last few weeks.
    Credit: Jon Taylor
    Instagram: @jon_p_taylor_photos

    Bath Photography Group
    2024-01-07
    Title or Location: Canadian side of Niagara Falls
    I went to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls on 1/5/24 as I read it?s beautiful at night. I stayed a few hours and got a lot of pictures of the falls lit up with different colors.I took this around 7:15pm and I took the photo using a two second timer with my Canon T7 rebel camera. The ISO was 6400 and I used portrait as the picture style versus landscape which was what I predominately shot in most of the night.The shutter speed was 1/20 and I originally show this as a raw photo. I really
    Credit: Kimberly Lewis
    Bath Photography Group
    2023-12-10
    Title or Location: Bath.
    A family visit to Bath Christmas market on the evening of the 06/12/2023. Camera, Olympus Em1 Mk3 with Laowa 6mm zero D lens, 400 iso, F4, 1/2 second. Edited with DXO Photolab 6, slight crop and sharpen.
    Credit: Colin Buchan

    Bath Photography Group
    2023-11-13
    Title or Location: Bath
    My irst time out practicing architecture photography. The skyline caught my eye, particularly the chimneys in the afternoon light, with the moody sky in the background. I like the shaded areas too.
    Credit: Chris Andrews
    Instagram: @candaphoto1

    Bath Photography Group
    2023-10-11
    Title or Location: Bath Weir
    This image was taken early morning as the sun was beginning to rise. The autumn colours really starting to show.
    Credit: Ben Kilbey
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ben.kilbeyPhotography/
    Instagram: Instagram.com/ben.kilbey_photography
    Bath Photography Group
    2023-08-20
    Title or Location: River Avon, Bath
    f/10 1/250sec ISO 100 on a Sony A74 with 24mm lens.Even when I am feeling uninspired, there is always something that catches my eye on the Avon in Bath. This shot is the new footbridge connecting the city to the new office development on the south of the river. On a still day the reflections are always a feature and it was just a case of composing the shot and then waiting for people. I always try to involve a human element in my photos. The cyclist was an unexpected bonus.
    Credit: Jon Taylor
    Instagram: @jon_p_taylor_photos

    Sacramento Photography Group
    2024-06-13
    Title or Location: Wengen, Switzerland
    The photo was taken just outside the village of Wengen in the Bernese Oberland region. Spring had just started making its presence felt with wildflowers starting to bloom in the meadows.
    Credit: Abhi Kulkarni
    Instagram: Photoholic1975
    Cairns Photography Group
    2024-06-13
    Title or Location: Elizabeth Bay, Sydney
    I was lucky enough to have this view of Elizabeth Bay in Sydney from my hotel. I just opened the window, prepared my tripod and camera and shot this wonderful night scene.Nikon D7500 with Nikon 18-300mm lensf/1130 secsiso 200Aperture priority -3 exp compfocal length 66mm
    Credit: Brett Paull
    Facebook: Aussiebrat
    Instagram: Aussiebrat7
    Omaha Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: Chicago, IL
    Photo taken during a spring boat ride into the Chicago River and processed using Lightroom and Photo Director.
    Credit: Brian Bruns

    Wollongong Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: VIVID Sydney - Sydney Harbour
    For 2 weeks every winter Sydney is lit up with amazing colours and beams of light over the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and various buildings throughout the city. I captured this photo of the Opera House from across the water at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. I used a slow shutter speed (of 1 sec) to capture light trails from the passing water craft, and I held my iPhone up against my lens to create an artificial reflection on the water.Canon R6ii, RF 70-200mm f2.8 (@ 70mm), 1s, iso 200.
    Credit: Angelique Kelly
    Facebook: @mylenslovesyou
    Instagram: @angelique_kelly_photography
    St Louis Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: Spirit of Saint Louis Air Show and Stem Expo
    Photograph taken with Olympus OM-1 and Olympus 100-400mm Lens (100mm 1/1250 @ f/11). No real interesting story here. Just like to shoot the air shows when I can. Takes me back to my days in the Navy and seeing the jets coming and going from Hickam AFB when I was stationed at Pearl Harbor NSY&IMF and would shoot a round of golf at Hickam AFB's Mamala Bay golf course after working on the submarines. A couple of the holes on that course are near the runway for the base. The surprise sound of a
    Credit: Brian Smith
    Instagram: @nukebear
    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-06-10
    Title or Location: Lost Dutchman Park
    This is a focus blend of 2 photos- 1 for the fence and the other for the rest of the photo. It was taken with a Sony A7RIV camera on a Sony 35mm GM lens at F1.8, ISO 2000, 15". The Superstion Mountains were named Monte Superstition by Spanish conquistadors who arrived in the 1540s. Greedy for gold, they tried to get local Apaches to show them where it was however, believing the area was home to the God of Thunder, they refused for fear of angering him. Apaches believe there's a hole to the
    Credit: Edward Mitchell
    Instagram: Edward_Mitchell_photography

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