Hardwick Studio » Black and white portrait photography



I’m an experienced teacher/trainer with over 30 years of experience as a photographer covering a wide range of genres, plus I have a first-class honours degree in photography.  I can offer bespoke photography teaching for small groups or on a 1-2-1 basis, from something for beginners to more advanced techniques, whether for amateur, student or professional.  Here are some examples of what I can offer:

  • An introduction to photography including camera controls and the basic principles of photography of exposure, aperture, shutter speed and how to use these creatively
  • Studio lighting for portraits, including metering, hard and soft light, contrast, lighting modifiers, single and multiple lights and controlling window light
  • An introduction to black and white film photography, including processing the film and making a darkroom print.
  • An introduction to printing using alternative processes, including cyanotypes and salt prints.

I believe my teaching should equip you with the skills to go away and practice in order to consolidate the learning.  With that in mind my workshops avoid the portfolio building type photo shoots and instead focus on you being able to build your own portfolio at a later stage using what you have learnt.  Any photos taken on the workshops are more for reference than for display.

Introductory Price £100 for all workshops.

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