Friday, 17 February 2017

Beginners 35mm SLR Film photography course, London, 18 March 2017

An introduction to 35mm SLR Film photography course, based in London. As a beginners course you won’t need any experience and we load the film for you.

If you’re thinking of trying something new, then develop new photographic skills using film cameras, bringing creativity to both your film and digital photography.

Starting at Farringdon station with a brief film loading demonstration and help setting up the camera. Vintage photography with ‘cross processed’ slide film, creative shapes and red phone boxes at Smithfield Market, then on to ‘Brutalist’ architecture with pushed Black and White for grain and contrast. Followed by an interesting sky walk to St Paul’s cathedral using Black and White film. After lunch a short stroll to the Southbank for people and reportage photography pushing colour film pushed two stops which adds contrast and saturation.

Course price includes the film, developing, high-quality scanned negatives and postage.  We have 35mm film cameras that you can hire from us at £15.

18 March 2017, 0930-1530
only £125













Friday, 10 February 2017

Black & White Photography Course: London, 11 March 2017

Master black and white photography in London with your digital camera.  A creative blend of architectural, street photography and portraiture concentrating on using good composition and lighting techniques.

Improve your photography with plenty of practical exercises, easy to follow advice from our expert tuition. Learn why tone, form, contrast, ND and colour filters are important in B&W photography. The vibrant London locations: St Paul's, Millennium Bridge, the River Thames, Borough Market and the South Bank will enhance your photography with exciting images of people, buildings and London.

11 March 2017, 0945-1500
only £75























www.melencourses.co.uk/course/black-and-white-photography






www.melencourses.co.uk/course/black-and-white-photography

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Beginners Photography Course: Ashridge National Trust

A beginners photography course taking you off 'Auto' helping you to use your camera properly. 

With clear simple exercises de-mystify your camera, improve your photography and use be more creative.  Learn a few simple 'tips and tricks' to help take great images on holiday, of family, a day out, at events or at night.  

Learn how to produce interesting, sharp images, understand how ISO can help with indoor and night time photography and 'WB' white balance gives you better sunsets.  Why not experiment and produce stylish Black and White photographs?

With our experience acquire the knowledge to take better portraits of your friends or family, be more creative and impressing people with your new photographic skills.

A relaxed and fun environment improve your photography and use your camera creatively.  Please bring your own lunch or you  can visit Brownlow Cafe

Beginners Photography Course: Ashridge National Trust 17th October 2015
www.melencourses.co.uk/course/beginners-photography-course-ashridge-nt










Monday, 3 August 2015

iPhone Photography Course

Take better pictures with the camera you always have in your pocket. The cameras built into your phones take stunning pictures, and you can easily learn to use it creatively.  Impress friends and family with your new photography skills.









Use the built in photo effects and those on Facebook or Twitter to make your images look amazing.



Friday, 10 July 2015

Ashridge House & Gardens Photography Course: 26th July 2015

A landscape, architecture, interiors, buildings, gardens and History in one course.


Take beautiful photographs of Ashridge House and gardens. Equally stunning exterior and interior views of this Victorian building and the 190 acres of gardens built by Repton in the early 19th century.

Stunning photographic possibilities in the early morning light, visiting the Victorian Ashridge Chapel, with beautiful stone and wood carvings. Explore unique Baroque and Victorian style rooms. www.ashridgehouse.org.uk

Aim of the course
To take away a collection of amazing photographs of Ashridge House having learnt to improve your photography.  Develop a more creative way of using your camera and looking for the interesting picture.

For Further Information
www.melencourses.co.uk/course/ashridge-house-and-gardens-photography-course


Sunday 26th July 2015 at Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Herts a superb venues to visit and photograph.