Paint with Light

29 March 2019

10:00 - 16:00

Amersham Studios
Rear of 15, The Penningtons,
Chestnut Lane,
United Kingdom

Tel:01225 325 733

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Non RPS Member£95.00 
RPS Member£71.00 
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Painting with Light – Basics Course
Full day course from 10am to 4pm covering all aspects of basic light painting including:


  • Setting up and camera settings
  • Focusing your camera in the dark
  • Basic equipment, what you can use including items commonly found around the house or easily sourced.
  • Different effects you can create from different equipment
  • Spinning different styles of orbs


  • Planning your pictures
  • Light drawing and writing
  • Special effects and how to create them yourselves
  • Using multiple light painting tools
  • Using models and light painting portraits (including light painting for wedding photography).
  • Create your own unique light painting pictures
  • Advance techniques including light stencilling

Delegates should bring:

DSLR or mirrorless camera with bulb mode, tripod, shutter release, spare batteries or charger.

What will be covered:
We will be covering all aspects of basic light painting from setting up your camera, focusing in the dark, equipment and basic kit, spinning the perfect orb, different light painting techniques and effects to create unique images including light painted portraits.

This workshop will be practical based and all participants will get ample opportunity to create their own unique images throughout the day.

All participants will receive the notes to the course on paper and pdf to a e-mail address of choice on the day, including links to all my previous light painting blogs.

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 15, The Penningtons,
Chestnut Lane,

Tel +44 (78) 25621916
Parking: There is parking outside the studio

Your tutor will be Claire Harper to see more of her work visit


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.

Emma Delves-Broughton
Email the event organiser
01225 325 733

Region: Thames Valley