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Cambridge digital photography courses for beginners

Digital photography courses in Cambridge for beginners Despite the bitterly cold weather another group of hardy wannabe photographers spent the weekend with me learning the skills and techniques to start capturing some great images. Working with small groups of only eight people ensures that we can teach and learn in a friendly and comfortable environment which everyone enjoys and has some fun. The group produced some absolutely stunning images during our time in Cambridge city centre and everyone left with a real sense of enthusiasm and enjoyment. I have put together a few images from the day here and a video slide show as well. We have been running our digital photography workshops in Cambridge for a couple of years now and the feedback has…

How do I use my camera? Help!

January and February are the times when I get more blank faces staring at me than any other times of the year.  Our courses are jam packed with delegates fully equipped with shiny new gadgets and a couple of headaches. Getting that new piece of kit can be very exciting but also a little daunting so our course bulge with eager minds and willing hearts.  I enjoy this time of year enormously as we are helping so many people on their wonderful journey of discovery – Photography, a trip that goes on and on.   For some of our delegates photography is about catching and recording these precious life moments, it may be a family gathering, babies first steps or a once in a lifetime…

How do I use my new digital camera?

Hopefully you have had a great christmas, enjoyed being with your family and friends and opened up some great presents. For many people receiving a digital camera is a wonderful experience – the start of a new journey intact however it can also be the start of a few frustrations. Most people start off by using their new cameras in fully automatic which is the perfect place to start when finding your feet and getting some pictures straight way. Very quickly however you will start to realise that there are quite a few issues with using your camera on fully automatic and that if you want to start getting some ‘better’ images then you may have to be brave and move away from the comfort…

Beginners Photography Training Courses – Chelmsford, Essex

Today we ran the last beginners photography course of the year in Chelmsford, Essex for a brilliant group of photographers. The course was run from Essex County Cricket club facilities in the centre of town and we focused upon the essential camera features needed to start taking great images. Our beginners course is the ideal programme if you are new to digital photography or stuck on fully automatic and looking to become more creative with your photography. We start by looking at the problems of using fully automatic before moving on to the more creative modes and explaining terms including, shutter speed, ISO and White balance. After a stop for lunch we looking at dealing with moving objects before finishing off by looking at some…

Taking great portraits – what could be better – Portrait photography

I consider being asked to take a portrait a great honour and also a great responsibility as I have to capture a moment in time and that is a one off opportunity. Having said that I also enjoy portrait photography as many as any other branch and I also love sharing that experience with others. During the course of the year we run a large number of portrait photography courses at Unshaken – these are both studio and lifestyle courses at some great locations including Chelmsford, Maidstone, Cambridge and St Albans. It is always a wonderful moment when a delegate starts to capture portraits beyond their expectations – it becomes nearly addictive and very often the hardest part of the day is reining in their…

Wedding Photography Training Courses – Essex, Kent, Herts, Cambridge

Wedding photography training courses in Essex, Kent, Herts and Cambridge. Being able to go to work everyday and be surrounded by wonderful images is a real joy and not something that I take for granted.  Being able to share my passion for photography is a further blessing from which I derive a great deal of satisfaction. Being invited to shoot at someones wedding I count as a real privilege and this is a key concept that I pass to the delegates who attend my wedding photography training courses.   During the course of our wedding training workshops we concentrate on providing the technical, creative and commercial aspects of the industry that are all equally vital if you wish to become successful. Should you wish to…

Lifestyle Portrait Photography Course – Chelmsford, Essex

Lifestyle Portrait Photography Course Today we ran one of our popular lifestyle portrait photography courses from the stunning grounds of Hylands House in Chelmsford, Essex.  The overcast day was not enough to deter our brave band of photographers who captured our three stunning models in a range of locations and poses. [nggallery id=7] Our lifestyle portrait photography course is designed to help photographers develop portrait skills that can be applied outside on location. During the course of the day our photographers identified different lighting conditions and the means to control light to produce images with dynamic impact. Lifestyle portrait demand continues to grow and being able to shoot great portraits outside is a wonderful tool for both professional and amateur photographers.  If you would like…

Professional wedding photography course

Today we ran our professional wedding photography course in Chelmsford, Essex with a great group of photographers. We covered a broad range of topics including a bridal shoot, commercial aspects of being a wedding photographer (including pricing) and also considered useful suppliers. Many thanks to Andrew Coultrup for sending through a few of his images already.      

Photography Courses – new locations Colchester, St Albans, Cambridge and Kent

Digital Photography courses in Kent, Cambridge, St Albans & Colchester Wow – exciting times for Unshaken Photography Training as we are now running courses across a range of stunning locations including Cambridge, Colchester, Maidstone and St Albans. It has been a truly outstanding year for us and we have been blessed to have so many loyal and enthusiastic customers – so a big thank you. We have carefully chosen a range of brilliant venues that all offer something unique to the delegates and will help them to develop their skills and portfolios. Training course dates are being added all the time so please pop along and have a look. Colchester photography courses Cambridge Photography courses Colchester Photography Courses Unshaken Photography is delighted to be working…

Wedding Photography – London, Lords Cricket Ground

Wedding Photography London – Lords Cricket Ground I recently had the pleasure of shooting the evening reception of a wedding at Lords Cricket Ground.  The couple had actually got married in Australia towards the end of 2010 but were hosting an eveing reception for their UK based friends and family.  It was a wonderful occassion a few famous sports personalities were in attendance and a great time was had by all. I put together a short video as a surprise for the couple which you can see here: If you are looking to become a wedding photographer then we run a range of wedding photography courses which cover the technical, creative & commercial sides of wedding photography. You will gain valuable industry insights to help…