Still Life/Product Photography Workshop

28 June 2018

10:00 - 16:30

Amersham Studios
Rear of 31,The Penningtons,
Chestnut Lane
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325 733

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Non RPS Member£155.00 
RPS Member£116.00 


Still Life:

Is this for me?
This workshop is ideal if you want to explore still life photography in any form, learn some lighting techniques you can do at home and learn how to think like a still life photographer.  You will have the opportunity to shoot and put you new found skills into practice.

Why will this make me a better photographer?
This is a full days workshop that consists of a morning in the studio looking at the practicalities, skills and knowledge needed to be a still life photographer . Alongside this there will be an afternoon shooting with various light sources and light setups in the studio.

Key Learning points:
- Look at several images to understated lighting, tricks when you only single light or strobe.
- We will explore using various continuous lights, studio strobes and speedlights.
- How to engineer out daylight and shoot simply with additive light
- Look at several go to lighting setups which you can replicate at home,
- Explore shooting moving objects, light painting and other creative techniques.
- How to do simple post production to give you images a polished feel,
- How to embed keywords in to your images to improve your online visibility and SEO,
- How to size images optimally for online and social media.

What to bring:
You will need to bring a camera, a note pad, pen and an open mind.
Bring your own products or object to shoot.

Simon Ellingworth was a finalist in the ‘International iPhone Photography Awards‘, ‘Mobile Photography Awards‘ & ‘Professional Photographer of the Year‘, previously runner up in ‘Professional Photographer of the Year‘ and ‘Sony World Photography Awards‘. Simon’s tutorials have been published by a number of blogs including Lifehacker, DIY, Life in Lofi, SLR Lounge, etc.

What's included?
Amersham Studios is the UK's foremost photography training center and working studio. We've created a warm friendly environment where no question is a stupid question and all makes and models of cameras are welcome. You'll get to play with the latest gear, spend time with our experts and leave a better photographer.

As with all Amersham Studios courses will be providing:
- FREE transport to and from Amersham Station.
- coffee, refreshments and cucumber water.
- A buffet lunch (We'll ask about any dietary requirements by email a week before the workshop)

Lunch is provided so please let us know if you have any special dietary needs.

Time: 10.00am – 4.30pm
Location: Amersham Studios, Rear of 31, The Penningtons, Chestnut Lane, Amersham, HP6 6EJ

Tel  0782 562 1916
Parking: There is parking outside the studio

Cancellation policy

Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected. If you are attending one of our workshops that involves a trip out please ensure you bring all weather clothing and protection for your camera. Persons under the age of 16 are welcome to attend events but, to conform with UK law, must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult.

Email the event organiser
01225 325 733

Region: Bristol (HQ), Thames Valley