What will we look at in this workshop?
We will look at menus, buttons and dials, introduce you to photography rules.
Basically in a nutshell, by the end of the day, you’ll have a better understanding of how and what your camera will do for you and how to create a better image.
Workshop Course Content
- Camera, functionality
- Camera, buttons and dials
- Camera settings
- Rules of photography
- Photographic technique
- Life membership to our Photoclub
Why Learn with Mark
Mark is a qualified photographer with 30 years of commercial photographic experience and holds a degree (BA Hons) in photography from the University of Plymouth; amongst other media qualifications. Mark is currently studying towards his Masters in Photography.
Additionally, Mark has been awarded by his peers at the Royal Photographic Society, Licentiate Distinction (LRPS) on his first submission.
Mark holds £10M of public liability insurance and is a qualified First Aider.
What do past attendees say about Mark and his Workshops?
“I joined Mark on one of his 1 to 1 workshops “New to Photography Workshop” back in April 2019, I wanted to rejuvenate my hobby for photography, having been a member of a local camera club where if your face fits you were ok I wanted to understand more about photography and techniques, well 18 mths on having been a regular attendee on his walks and trips I feel I have learned much more from a very motivated, experienced educator and communicator.” Malcolm, Somerset via email
“Many thanks for all the help on your photography workshop in getting me away from auto settings, and understanding depth of field, rule of 3rds ect, it has been a great help in improving my photography skills and making everything even more enjoyable than I ever thought possible, Many thanks, Mark.” Mike, Taunton, Somerset
“Mark has the knack of simplifying the technical. He is always available to answer questions, even when they have been asked before.” Katrina, Minehead, Somerset.
“After having owned my Nikon DSLR camera for many years and never having taken it off Auto, I decided to join Mark on one of his Full Day Camera courses. He took me through the basics and encouraged me throughout the day, by adding new skills at varying locations. By the time we had finished, I felt confident to continue learning and practising my new skills. A great day for those who need to better understand their camera. Thanks Mark.” Karen, Porlock, Somerset
“Mark has endless patience, is very encouraging and has a wealth of knowledge, he has been a great support in helping me progress my intermediate photography skills from capturing the shot to editing in Lightroom.” Joanne, Minehead, Somerset
”We had some lovely days with sun, clouds, rain and wind. Today an Exmoor photographer showed us some beautiful places on Exmoor. Thank you Mark Stothard for taking us the whole day out and giving us a lot of tips ?” Elma, Facebook, NL.
“Mark’s passion for his art of photography, comes through in the warmth and professionalism he shows in all his workshops. He makes you feel welcome, relaxed and nothing is too much trouble! He simplifies instructions so that we can all understand. We all come away feeling greatly inspired and with new knowledge to become better photographers ourselves. His variety of workshops shows his broad knowledge. I particularly enjoyed the trip out onto Exmoor to photograph ponies and Highland cattle, where his enthusiasm is evident. The ambience of the smaller groups, where everyone is friendly and Mark inspires us to help each other, as well as sharing his tips and knowledge with us. I would thoroughly recommend attending any of his workshops.” Sue, Bridgwater, Somerset.
All courses/workshops can be booked online via this secure payment facility, see courses below,
if you have any questions please call us on 01643 25 25 25 or +44 1643 25 25 25
A maximum group size of 5 means we ensure social distancing.
Travel and personal items.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING ALONG?
Your camera, a tripod if you have one, with batteries fully charged.
DATE AND TIMES
Saturday, 11 September 9:30am – 4:30pm
The Avenue, Minehead, TA24 5AY