Top 10 Best Photography classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

Struggling to get some perspective? Develop your photography skills with the direction of an expert teacher in a photography class. A professional studio is the ultimate place to perfect your still life and fashion photos, portraits and headshots. Want to get personal? From newborn shots to wedding pictures, enhance your skills to capture family memories. Get into nature and experiment with different landscapes and wildlife photography.

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6. Polaroid Lift Alternative Analogue Photography Workshop
n this 3.5-hour workshop with photographic artist Catriona Gray, you'll learn in a small group how to make creative and surprising images using Polaroid film, water, and paper. Throughout the class, Catriona will guide you and a small group of fellow participants as you delve into the world of manipulating the delicate emulsion in water. Don't worry if you're new to this process—the warm and uplifting teaching style will alleviate any fears and provide you with the support and guidance you need. The workshop will provide a mindful and enjoyable environment where you can explore your creativity and exercise your fine skills and patience! You'll gain hands-on experience in using Polaroid cameras and film, learning all the tricks of this tricky technique, using only scissors, water, and a paintbrush. Along the way, you'll discover the joy of accepting flaws, making mistakes, and enjoying the meditative experience! All materials supplied, you will be able to make up to 6 images. Learn how to dissect and manipulate the print to create beautiful, dream-like, unique prints. A breath of fresh air from digital photography, this is hands on, unpredictable and delicate work creating beautiful and truly unique results. All film, materials and access to Polaroid cameras included in the fee. You will take pictures, cut them apart, soak them in hot water, separate their layers by hand and with a paintbrush until you're able to coax the gelatinous layer that holds the image onto your paper. It's like a flyaway jellyfish but you'd be surprised how robust it actually is so don't be afraid!
Next available date:27th April 2024
£99
50
19. Chemigrams - Photographic Painting workshop
In this 3 hour workshop with photographic artist Catriona Gray, you'll learn in a small group how to make creative and surprising images using light-sensitive paper, photographic chemicals and household products such as toothpaste, masking tape, Marmite, face cream, oil and more! Call it photographic painting, mark-making, goop-wielding, whatever you like! Use paintbrushes, sponges, cloths, rollers, spray bottles or your fingers. Throughout the class, Catriona will guide you and a small group of fellow participants as you delve into the world of photographic painting and mark-making. Don't worry if you're new to this process—we all work alongside each other and learn as we go. There is no such thing as doing it wrong! The workshop will provide a structured and enjoyable environment where you can explore your creativity and experiment with different materials and techniques. You'll gain hands-on experience in using light-sensitive paper and photographic chemicals, learning how to create stunning and unexpected effects through the power of experimentation. Along the way, you'll discover the joy of combining photography and painting, unlocking a new realm of artistic expression. By the end of the workshop, you'll leave with a collection of your own unique creations, each one a testament to your newfound skills and creativity. With the guidance and expertise of Catriona Gray, you'll not only learn how to create mesmerizing images but also embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery through the art of photographic painting.
Next available date:10th March 2024
£100
50

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