Photo Courses

Based on the south coast of the delightful Isle of Wight. Non-participating family and friends are welcome – there is plenty to do on the Island while the photographer in the family is honing his or her skills!

Friday 6-7pm Welcome reception with drinks at Wight Light Gallery, Ventnor. Family and friends welcome. Recommendations for local pubs and restaurants

Saturday 9.30am Introduction: “Shooting action photos like a professional”. Preparation of equipment, setting of photographic goals, assessment of and advice on course participants’ best existing pictures. Techniques for photographic visualisation, composition and exposure. 11.30am Photoshoot followed by lunch by the sea at Horseshoe Bay. Pm Assessment of results, editing of best material. Discussion on printing methods/digital imaging and the future of photography. Lecture: “Adventure Photo-Journalism”. 5.30pm Finish for the day, allowing participants time to enjoy the evening. The schedule may vary according to the weather.

Sunday 9.30am “Shooting Air and Water – Antarctica Calls”, lecture by Stephen Lee. Individual assistance on photographic technique. 12.30 pm. – Course finishes.

Cost of Weekend Course £175 per person, to include drinks reception, all lectures, lunch on Saturday, one film & development or writing digital images to disc, as well as a 10 per cent discount on any item purchased at Wight Light Gallery during the course weekend. We can arrange convenient and attractive local accommodation (sea views) at £55 per double per night for Friday and Saturday night and are happy to advise on travel to Ventnor.

For more information please contact sheila@wightlightgallery.co.uk Or Telephone (01983) 857097