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Beginners Guide to Photography with Heather Lawrence

During this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of photography through tutorials and getting out and about with a camera yourself.

During this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of photography through tutorials and getting out and about with a camera yourself. Not only will you be learning the technical side of photography, but also the process of creating an image. We will start with an introduction to photography and getting you use to using your camera, before we head out onto the streets for some practical work.

 

During this session we will cover:

– The basics is ISO, Aperture and Shutter speeds,

– Shooting in manual mode

– How to correctly expose an image

– Focus modes

– Lighting with natural day light

– Composition

– Long exposures

– Teaching of portrait and street photography

 

Bring a camera if you have one.

A notepad and pen will be useful in this workshop.

 

 

About Heather Lawrence

Heather Lawrence is a self taught London based Photographer. Heather’s work aims to capture joyfulness and colour, through her abstract imagery, playful portraits and creative darkroom techniques.

 

About Turf

Founded in 2013 by Croydon locals, Turf is Croydon’s homegrown artist space and the first entirely artist-run contemporary art space in the borough. Based in Croydon’s Whitgift Shopping Centre, we put on free exhibitions 7 workshops, provide affordable artist studios, run a free creative project space for locals & host a number of other local creative organisations and collectives. A registered charity, Turf aims to provide paid opportunities for artists and creatives who might otherwise be undersupported.

For more info or to get involved, please email us at info@turf-projects.com

 

Part of:

Resolve Collective, Ama Dodzro, Print Collective, Solo Wood Recycling, Fashion Meets Music, Heather Lawrence, Daisy Young, Rebecca Sainsot-Reynolds and Rosie Crane Eckmire
( Jan 2023 )

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