I will guide you through camera settings and their effects on your final results, explain photographic theory and demonstrate how to apply the essential principles of the rules of composition to your images. We will refine your files to their full potential in Adobe software and we will spend time reviewing your work from our session and going through some constructive critique of your portfolio.
As regards image refinement, interpretation and enhancement techniques, my knowledge is appropriate and wide-ranging enough to demonstrate all the essential processes in Adobe software; anything from crisp monochrome to full-on technicolour; from basic raw file conversion in Adobe Camera Raw, to Photoshop CC tools, masks and layers.
Whether you are eager to learn the basics of traditional landscaping, moving on to your first DSLR or similarly advanced camera, looking to experiment with more abstract ideas, or simply feel that your images could benefit from a little inspiration and your technique from some mentoring, I offer Informal, one-to-one or small group (seldom more than five participants) tuition sessions of roughly eight hours in the West Sussex area.
Practical sessions on location are planned around your needs and with particular attention to the weather forecast, tide times and the invaluable Photographer's Ephemeris. As we all know, Mother Nature is a polemic contrarian here in the UK, so, subject to her whims, the day will include an early morning or late evening shoot that starts or ends with photographing in the blue hour. I do make a point of teaching that all light is good for acquiring very satisfactory photography results but, if you particularly crave specific conditions and the day doesn't deliver, we can re-schedule.
To find out more about tuition days, please refer to the fees section.