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POWERFUL PORTRAITS WITH ONLY ONE LIGHT - SHOOT AND EDIT WITH A PRO MODEL

Learn to shoot your subjects with 'one light' simplicity and then discover the Photoshop tricks to add beauty, drama and a 'magazine look' to your images. Learn how to set up a home portrait studio and achieve top quality professional results easily and with minimal outlay.


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ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY

This workshop explores some of Newcastle's architectural gems, with rare access - including a private city centre rooftop - and special permission for photography.


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IMAGES THAT SING - HDR DEMYSTIFIED

Learn when and how to shoot HDR images; then edit them into finished results that couldn't have been achieved by any other method. A 'shoot and edit' workshop.


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STREET SAFARI (the most popular beginners' workshop)

Beginners-level course, on location around the streets of Newcastle.  If you only ever do one of my courses, make it this one.  Learn all the important camera controls plus tons of tips and techniques in only four hours.  Around 2 miles walking in total but at a slow pace. (If you'd prefer to learn in a classroom, choose Discover Your DSLR.)


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DISCOVER YOUR DSLR

Beginners-level course with identical content to the Street Safari but delivered mainly in a classroom setting. (If you'd prefer to learn out on location, choose Street Safari.)


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NIGHT LIGHTS (NEWCASTLE)

Night photography simplified! Back again by popular demand - sizzling light trails and floodlit buildings and bridges.  Absolute beginners welcome.  


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PHOTOSHOP FOR BEGINNERS

Part seminar, part practical workshop; learn the precise details, short cuts, tricks and techniques that I use every day to make my images what they are.  You'll ideally have a version of Photoshop or Elements on a laptop.


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WATERFALLS AND BRIDGES

Create classic, timeless, chocolate box landscapes in beautiful Jesmond Dene.   Around 2 miles walking in total but at a slow pace.


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DURHAM'S NIGHT LIGHTS

An evening workshop in the elegance of Durham city. Shoot the ancient castle and cathedral and stunning river reflections. Suitable for all skill levels including absolute beginners.


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THE ART OF SEEING

Intermediate level, concentrating on composition, aesthetics and developing your own style. For those who've already done one of my Beginners workshops.   Around 2 miles walking in total but at a slow pace.


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PHOTOSHOP 2

Moving up a few gears from Photoshop 1, this workshop will give you new skills to completely transform your images. You'll ideally have a version of Photoshop or Elements on a laptop.


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REAL RAPTORS

A highly popular wildlife workshop with birds of prey from around the world.


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PHOTOSHOP 3

Covering blending modes, layer masks, textures and adnaced selection and sharpening techniques. You'll ideally have a version of Photoshop or Elements on a laptop.



UNDERSTANDING RAW

A 'shoot and edit' workshop.  Discover what RAW is and when, why and how it will transform your image editing. You'll ideally have a version of Photoshop or Elements on a laptop.



THE DENE AFTER DARK

An introduction to light painting in Jesmond Dene.


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THE NIGHT SHIFT

A night-time workshop in search of the Milky Way.


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INTRODUCTION TO TIMELAPSE (2 days)

One of the most exciting things you can ever do with your DSLR

camera, is to create timelapse videos.  Even if you’re unfamiliar

with the word ‘timelapse', you’ll certainly be familiar with its unique

visual style in TV programmes and movies. 


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SECRETS OF THE WILD

Develop your close-up landscape skills in pond, meadow, shrub and woodland areas.  Learn how to photograph fascinating natural subjects including butterflies, birds, insects, flowers, berries and fungi in Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, right next to the stunning Druridge Bay.


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