Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Beginners Photography Course Ashridge National Trust 11 Oct 2014

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 11 Oct 2014
www.melencourses.co.uk/course/beginners-photography-course-aldbury-ashridge







Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Night Time Photography Course: St Albans, 13 June 2014 - MelenCourses

Join us on this exciting Friday night photography course in St Albans  as we investigate the streets and city at night with a small group of enthusiastic photographers.

Photograph colourful sunset skies, create great night-time images on your camera with available light, flashguns, torches and ND filters.

Short tutorials will be given on low light photography, long shutter speeds, ND (Neutral Density) filters, using flash with ambient light.

Easily learn to use your Speedlight flashgun with wireless transmitters and photograph handheld with high ISOs fast lenses using low ƒ stops.   Have fun 'Painting With Light' writing words, drawing shapes with torches, also flashguns and coloured gels.

You will need some photographic knowledge and understand how to operate your camera, flash and low shutter speeds.

MelenCourses Night-Time Photography Course: St Albans, 13 June 2014, www.melencourses.co.uk/courses/night-time-photography-course-st-albans.html











Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Beginner Photography Course from MelenCourses

A beginners photography course to get you off 'Auto' and can start using your camera properly.  

Learning a few simple 'tips and tricks' take great images on holiday or of friends and family preventing 'blurry-images'.  Learn how to make black and white photographs and use the stylish in-camera effects.



With clear simple exercises we will demystify your camera and improve your photography on this fun beginners photography course.

Beginners DSLR Photography Course 7 June 2014
http://www.melencourses.co.uk/course/beginners-photography-course-aldbury-ashridge





MelenCourses - Photography Training Blog: iPhone and Android Photography Courses

MelenCourses - Photography Training Blog: iPhone and Android Photography Courses: Take better pictures with the camera you always have in your pocket - your phone.  These camera phones can take stunning pictures, so why n...

iPhone and Android Photography Courses

Take better pictures with the camera you always have in your pocket - your phone.  These camera phones can take stunning pictures, so why not 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 to make your images look amazing.




As this course is at half term teenagers are welcome and will learn a lot about photography on their phones.

Choose from either the iPhone or Android phone (Samsung Galaxy, Nokia Lumia and Sony Xperia)and be impressed at what your camera, phone can do.



iPhone Photography Course £35 28 May 2014
http://www.melencourses.co.uk/courses/iphone-photography-course.html

Android Photography Course £35 28 May 2014

MelenCourses - Photography Blog: Bluebell Photography Course: National Trust Ashrid...

MelenCourses - Photography Blog: Bluebell Photography Course: National Trust Ashrid...: Photograph the beautiful 'bluebells' in the National Trust Ashridge Estate woodland. Improve your photography skills, impress p...

Bluebell Photography Course: National Trust Ashridge Estate, 3 May 2014 only £50

Photograph the beautiful 'bluebells' in the National Trust Ashridge Estate woodland. Improve your photography skills, impress people with stunning images of this wonderful carpet of blue flowers. Meeting at Brownlow Cafe for easy access to near-by locations with stunning views and plenty of opportunities to take great photographs.  Photograph close ups, landscapes and any wildlife we see whilst improving your camera skills.  We have macro extension tubes for Nikon and Canon, some filters but do bring your own and your tripod.

Bluebell Photography Course: National Trust Ashridge Estate, 3 May 2014 only £50

Follow MelenCourses on Facebook for details of the 'Photography Competition'.

Photography Competition
Photography vouchers given for the best photographs taken on the 'Bluebell course'.  Win photography training vouchers with MelenCourses to be used against any of our courses or personal 1:1 training sessions, to be used by October 2014. Photographs to be submitted no later than the 10 May, the winners will be chosen and the results published the 11 May on our Facebook Page.

1st  prize £100 photography voucher with Melencourses
2nd prize £  50 photography voucher with Melencourses
3rd prize £  25 photography voucher with Melencourses



Saturday, 11 January 2014

Songbird Photography: The Magic of Photography

Songbird Photography: The Magic of Photography: Yesterday was pretty bleak, with a cold white sky, and not a particularly photo-worthy day.  However, I'd been walking with our hound in...

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

MelenStudios

Phil Richardson, Photographer, YellowMelen



Available to photographers, artists, business training days for hire with plenty of space both indoors and outdoors. The main area is 5 x 10m with a 6m high ceiling exposing lovely 300 year old oak beams.

Fully equipped facilities with plenty of parking, WiFi, two toilets, small kitchen, smaller second studio or break room 3 x 4m, foyer, music system and projector.



MelenStudios, Main Studio, Gaddesden Row, HP2 6HG
MelenStudios, 300 Year Old Barn, Gaddesden Row, HP2 6HG




Sunday, 5 January 2014

Lighting the Light : Contre-jour

Lighting the Light : Contre-jour: Contre-jour produces backlighting of the subject .  A favorite style of the add man Commonly seen in glossy magazines such ...

Saturday, 4 January 2014

Open Eye Photography Blog: Crane Operator Takes Amazing Photos of Shanghai Fr...

Open Eye Photography Blog: Crane Operator Takes Amazing Photos of Shanghai Fr...: Wei Gensheng a Crane Operator decided to take a few snaps from 2,000ft high of Shanghai. They are stunning but rather him than me, just look...

Open Eye Photography Blog: Crane Operator Takes Amazing Photos of Shanghai Fr...

Open Eye Photography Blog: Crane Operator Takes Amazing Photos of Shanghai Fr...: Wei Gensheng a Crane Operator decided to take a few snaps from 2,000ft high of Shanghai. They are stunning but rather him than me, just look...