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Come along to our fortnightly 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.
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Saturday the 22nd of August 2020
Beginners Guide to Photography
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.

The class is ideal for those who are complete beginners who want to get more out of their camera!
£48pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
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We have a different photo theme each fortnight and the two hour sessions take place in different outdoor locations across Manchester. 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 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!

What’s involved? Each session starts with an introduction to the fortnight’s 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.


Your experience doesn’t stop once the class ends - you can also share your photos in the Manchester Photography Facebook Group

We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 1.5 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue; if you use a tissue, dispose of it immediately and appropriately.
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Upcoming Dates
Bookings close 1 hour prior
Sunday the 16th of August 2020
Street Photography - John Rylands Library - 2:00pm - 2 hours
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.

Exploring different ways of capturing a narrative, using people as a key component.
full - no places left
Saturday the 22nd of August 2020
Beginners Guide to Photography
Looking to improve your photography? Our Beginners Class is a great place to start. This 3 hour session is a photo walk that will have you weaned off of Auto mode, and transforming your everyday snaps into professional-looking shots.

The class is ideal for those who are complete beginners who want to get more out of their camera!
£48pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Refund Policy: 5 days notice required for a full refund. Re-scheduling requires 2 days notice. In the case of bad weather (heavy rain) the class may be cancelled and you'll be given the option of rescheduling or a refund. If you need to reschedule or refund your booking, then please contact the office using the form here . Your instructor is NOT able to refund or reschedule your booking for you.
Manchester Photography Group Classes
Reviews
4.8/5 from 53 reviews
Excellent day with 2 courses (Street photography and outdoor portraiture), thoroughly enjoyed the sessions with both Warren and the other participants making it a very educational and interesting day.
5/5 by David Kirkup
11-7-2020
Really helpful and learnt a few tips. Definitely improved my knowledge of camera settings. Thanks Warren.
5/5 by Debra Thorpe
22-2-2020
Really useful: the small numbers are much better for learning and sharing ideas
5/5 by Justin Beevor
8-2-2020
The Outdoor Portraiture workshop was fantastic. I really enjoyed it. Warren was a super helpful tutor. I got meet loads of people who were interested in photography as much as me! - Natasha
5/5 by Natasha Everson-Williams
2-2-2020
Great advice on how to use light and shallow depth of field to your advantage
5/5 by Edward Whytock
25-1-2020
Very enjoyable, thank you for getting me off auto! I’ve learned so much about my camera in 5 hours!
5/5 by Chloe Taylor
18-1-2020
Absolutely amazing, will come again!
4/5 by Maria Khalil
11-1-2020
This was my first time on a course, really enjoyed, some great people, will most definitely book again....
5/5 by Jason catterall
30-11-2019
Fantastic night, 100 % satisfied, big thumbs up to Warren, will definitely book another night
5/5 by jason Murphy
16-11-2019
great time well spent
5/5 by David
16-11-2019
I really enjoyed this event. It’s been a while since I did much photography and I now feel inspired!
5/5 by Hannah Pursall
16-11-2019
I really enjoyed the session. The size of the group was perfect. We had appropriate support from the tutor - thanks Warren.
5/5 by Sonia Dutton
16-11-2019
I really enjoyed the session. The size of the group was perfect. We had appropriate support from the tutor - thanks Warren.
5/5 by Sonia Dutton
16-11-2019
I enjoyed the event, and learned something to! The tutor was very knowledgable, I met some lovely people and of course some frsh air!
4/5 by Wendy Grehan
10-11-2019
Very interesting and gave me a new perspective on my photography
5/5 by Wayne Goodman
9-11-2019

5/5 by Rodica Toma
20-10-2019
Enjoyed the content for this course. The course which was run by warren who is vey approachable and offered good advice along with setting different challenges.
4/5 by Simon Firth
19-10-2019

5/5 by Michal Klawitter
19-10-2019
Great event, I love Street photography and there is so much within it that would be good to have more session in different places and with different themes!
5/5 by Maurizio Tello
19-10-2019
I loved the photo walk with Adam. He had time to chat with all of us in the group and answered all the questions we had. The tasks were interesting and engaging, completing them made me feel that I have learned something important. I was amazed how much we have managed to do in 2 hours!
5/5 by Kateryna
1-10-2019
Adam was great - very informative with interesting challenges for us all. It was a good way to meet like minded people as well. Will definitely be back.
5/5 by Sam Elliott
30-6-2019
Most enjoyable, very good learning experience regarding colour theory
5/5 by Tim Cosford
15-6-2019

5/5 by Margaret Lawless
15-6-2019
Let me think more about the use of colours.
4/5 by Maurizio Tello
15-6-2019
Adam is absolutely brilliant - I love the focus of having little exercises to do, the friendliness and welcoming nature of him and the other photographers, and the individual help he gives everyone. Every session really helps me understand more about my camera and how to use it and grow in confidence, so thank you!
5/5 by Bethan Blakeley
4-6-2019
I enjoyed how relaxed it was and that we had a nice mixture of being taught but also being able to wander and find things that we each found interesting to photograph. It was really nice to then see all the different photos we all came back with.
5/5 by Shereen Clayton
20-5-2019
Stimulating and challenging. Help from Adam when needed.
5/5 by Margaret Lawless
18-5-2019
Thank you very much for holding the workshop and the advice
5/5 by Edward Whytock
18-5-2019
Very informative, I learned a few things I,m not good at
4/5 by Brian McCready
5-5-2019

4/5 by Simon Firth
4-5-2019
 
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