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Come along to our bimonthly 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 casual photo walk with other local photographers. No formal lectures, just a chance to meet-up, share ideas and receive feedback!
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Saturday the 4th of May 2019
Colors of Spring Photography - Freedom Park - 10am
If you are excited about photography and want to learn new skills and develop your creative eye, Spring provides it's own opportunities as well as giving us a much more comfortable working environment for photography. Color is one of the six classic design elements, which also includes shape, form, line, texture and space.
$22pp     12 places left
We have a different photo theme bimontly and the two hour sessions take place in different outdoor locations around Charlotte. It's a great opportunity to try something new with the guidance of a professional photographer, and come away with some new shots for your portfolio or album.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from amateurs to professionals. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

Complete beginner? Please complete a Beginners Photography Class before attending a regular group session. This is a 3 hour structured workshop where you’ll learn the basics of using your camera with more 1-on-1 time with the instructor. Scroll down for dates.

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!

What’s involved? Each session starts with an introduction to the theme, and the photography instructor will chat about the camera settings and techniques to use. You’ll then have time to take lots of photos, with the instructor present to answer any questions. You’ll receive feedback and have a chance to chat with everyone to share tips and ideas. We’re a social bunch!

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.

We also occasionally hold more formal beginners classes which last 3 hours and are limited to 6 people. These classes are perfect for complete beginners who want to start using manual mode and those who want to brush up on the basics. See the dates below.

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Saturday the 4th of May 2019
Colors of Spring Photography - Freedom Park - 10am
If you are excited about photography and want to learn new skills and develop your creative eye, Spring provides it's own opportunities as well as giving us a much more comfortable working environment for photography. Color is one of the six classic design elements, which also includes shape, form, line, texture and space.
$22pp     12 places left
Saturday the 4th of May 2019
Beginners Photography Class - 1st Ward Park - 2:30pm
Appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on the basics and start enjoying our regular group meet up sessions. Learn how to get off Auto Mode and onto Manual Mode, along with the basics of composition. Cameras, their functions and all their accessories can be overwhelming if you’re not already familiar with them. Discover how to use your camera to capture moments, events, and people in your everyday life. The class will cover a range of technical aspects, including aperture, shutter speed and ISO. You’ll also cover focal length and lenses, lighting and correct exposure. Limited to 6 people per class.
$55pp     only 6 places left
Saturday the 11th of May 2019
Street Photography by Night - TBA - 7pm
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be looking at how you can use different crops and compositions to tell a story about the local area through your camera. The city comes alive at night and, the rich colors open up lots of creative possibilities for street photographers as we explore Charlotte
$22pp     12 places left
Saturday the 25th of May 2019
Portraiture Photography - 1st Ward Park - 10am
Portrait photography uses lighting, backgrounds and posing to capture the personality of a person. Portrait photography is one of the most useful types of photography to learn because there are so many photography genres that involve photographing people; weddings, documentary/photojournalism, newborn photography, corporate headshots and editorial work, to name just a few. Even if you're only interested in taking "everyday" candid snapshots of your family and friends, using portrait photography techniques can help to improve them.
$22pp     11 places left
Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Photos by Zac Alviz
Reviews
5.0/5 from 2 reviews
It was very enjoyable. Scott is a great host sharing his experience with us.
5/5 by Jacob Sullivan
5-1-2019
Scott was a great leader. Responsive to questions. Was well prepared.
5/5 by larry schindel
5-1-2019
 
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