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Upcoming Events

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 09 March
Broadstairs High Street - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Saturday 16 March
Margate - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
book now
£24      
Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 23 March
Margate - 11am - 2 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
Introduction to Black and White Photography. What makes a good Black and White shot?

We will look at the contrast and using textures. How does the camera see the image and how do we create Black and White images in a camera or in post-production. We will look for some good examples and set some exercises.

This is a more advanced course and assumes you understand the basics of photography and controlling your camera.
book now
£24      

Outdoor Portraiture Class

Outdoor Portraiture Class

Saturday 30 March
Dane John - 12pm - 2 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
Whether you wish to up your selfie game or begin developing a portfolio, this workshop will help you learn the basics of portrait photography and push your creativity and technical understanding.

Learn which settings are best to use, how to select the best locations, and what lighting and poses highlight a model's best features. We will also learn how to build rapport to get the best reactions and genuine emotions from a person.
book now
£24      
Beginners Photographer Session

Beginners Photographer Session

Sunday 07 April
Herne Bay - 12:30pm - 3 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Buying a new camera or hoping to get a new camera for the summer holidays?

This photography session, is the ideal gift for someone starting their photographic journey or even if you wanting to learn how to use their camera this session is perfect for you.

I will teach you about aperture, ISO, shutter speed, cover composition, filters, composition and so much more. Regardless of what make of camera you may have from Canon to Fuji to Nikon, to Olympus all of these settings will apply.

Get the perfect gift for a loved one or treat yourself.
book now
£61      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Sunday 14 April
Broadstairs High Street. - 12:30pm - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
book now
£24      

WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Sunday 21 April
Broadstairs High Street. - 9:30am - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
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Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Wildlife Photography Meetup

Take a Walk on the Wild Side: Wildlife Photography Meetup

Sunday 21 April
Littlebourne - 9:30am - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Join us for a delightful, casual stroll where we embrace the dynamic world of photography, exploring its diverse aspects including street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract. With camera in hand, let's discover, learn and capture the world around us in its vital vibrancy.
book now
£24      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Saturday 27 April
Margate - 11am - 2 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
book now
£24      

Beach Days Photography Class!

Beach Days Photography Class!

Saturday 04 May
Broadstairs High Street. - 11am - 2 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
Beach Days Photography Class!

Come along for a beach day walk, where we will practice themes like street photography and landscapes!

Whether you're a beginner or advanced, this is a fun class for all!
book now
£24      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Sunday 12 May
Margate - 10am - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
book now
£43      
Beginners Photographer Session

Beginners Photographer Session

Saturday 15 June
Herne Bay - 10am - 3 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Buying a new camera or hoping to get a new camera for the summer holidays?

This photography session, is the ideal gift for someone starting their photographic journey or even if you wanting to learn how to use their camera this session is perfect for you.

I will teach you about aperture, ISO, shutter speed, cover composition, filters, composition and so much more. Regardless of what make of camera you may have from Canon to Fuji to Nikon, to Olympus all of these settings will apply.

Get the perfect gift for a loved one or treat yourself.
book now
£61      

Beginners Photographer Session

Beginners Photographer Session

Sunday 07 July
Herne Bay - 10am - 3 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Buying a new camera or hoping to get a new camera for the summer holidays?

This photography session, is the ideal gift for someone starting their photographic journey or even if you wanting to learn how to use their camera this session is perfect for you.

I will teach you about aperture, ISO, shutter speed, cover composition, filters, composition and so much more. Regardless of what make of camera you may have from Canon to Fuji to Nikon, to Olympus all of these settings will apply.

Get the perfect gift for a loved one or treat yourself.
book now
£61      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 20 July
Broadstairs High Street. - 11am - 2 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
book now
£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 03 August
Broadstairs High Street - 11am - 3 Hours
Mabel Mccormick
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      

Beginners Photographer Session

Beginners Photographer Session

Sunday 11 August
Herne Bay - 1pm - 3 Hours
Amanda Roberts
Buying a new camera or hoping to get a new camera for the summer holidays?

This photography session, is the ideal gift for someone starting their photographic journey or even if you wanting to learn how to use their camera this session is perfect for you.

I will teach you about aperture, ISO, shutter speed, cover composition, filters, composition and so much more. Regardless of what make of camera you may have from Canon to Fuji to Nikon, to Olympus all of these settings will apply.

Get the perfect gift for a loved one or treat yourself.
book now
£61      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 24 August
Broadstairs High Street. - 10am - 2 Hours
Amanda Roberts
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
book now
£43      

Nearby Photography Groups

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 02 March
Lambeth - 10am - 3 Hours
Bromley Photography Group
Parthepan Kugadason
Unlock the true potential of your photography skills by mastering manual camera settings. This informative event offers a comprehensive breakdown of key components such as shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, teaching you how to balance these elements to achieve perfect exposure. Enhance your learning experience as you apply these concepts in a dynamic setting under the mentorship of an experienced professional photographer. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your photographic prowess beyond automatic modes. Join our hands-on session and take the first step towards capturing the shots you've always envisioned.
book now
£61      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 03 March
Stafford Road - 9am - 3 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography

Saturday 09 March
Willesborough Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Ashford Photography Group
Nathanael Lowden
Elevate your photography skills with an introductory workshop on the art of long exposure, capturing the mesmerizing beauty of light trails. Delve into the fundamentals of extending shutter speeds for extraordinary photographic effects and mastering the use of a tripod to ensure sharp, clear images. Join us and discover how to transform your snapshots into stunning visual statements.
book now
£24      

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Sunday 10 March
Knole Lane - 9am - 2 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
Landscape photography is possibly one of the most popular genres, so we'll be looking at how you can improve your shots and help your photos stand out from the crowd. We will be focusing on composition, panoramas, equipment tips and settings to use.

All skill levels welcome! The professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
book now
£24      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 16 March
Willesborough Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Ashford Photography Group
Nathanael Lowden
Elevate your nature photography skills with a masterclass designed to help you harness the power of your camera to create awe-inspiring works of art from the world around you. Delve into the intricacies of composition, focus, and color theory to transform the simplicity of natural subjects into captivating visual narratives.

Discover the trade secrets behind the stunning large prints that adorn professional settings – capturing the essence of a meadow abloom, the gentle poise of a butterfly, or the singular beauty of a dew-kissed rose petal. Learn to not only observe but also artistically render these scenes with a unique perspective.

Our hands-on session will guide you through the nuances of manipulating angles, light, and shadows, along with intricate camera settings to make your subjects stand out. Perfect for both budding and seasoned photographers, this experience will leave you with the insight to turn everyday natural elements into extraordinary pieces of art. Join us for a journey into the art of nature photography, where your vision meets the splendor of the outdoors.
book now
£24      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Sunday 24 March
London Rd - 8am - 2 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
book now
£24      

Flower Photography

Flower Photography

Saturday 30 March
Willesborough Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Ashford Photography Group
Nathanael Lowden
Discover the art of capturing the delicate beauty of flowers through your lens. Join us for an immersive day dedicated to enhancing your photographic skills as we delve into the secrets of exceptional floral photography. This workshop will cover key techniques including composition, lighting, and other vital elements that will empower you to create breathtaking and distinctive images. Engage in a journey of learning and exploration in a fun, supportive environment. Whether you're a budding photographer or looking to refine your craft, this experience is designed to help your floral photography bloom. Come, let's grow your talent together.
book now
£24      
Portrait Photography Meetup

Portrait Photography Meetup

Sunday 07 April
Knole Ln, Sevenoaks - 10am - 2 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
Whether you wish to up your selfie game or begin developing a portfolio, this workshop will help you learn the basics of portrait photography and push your creativity and technical understanding.

Learn which settings are best to use, how to select the best locations, and what lighting and poses highlight a model's best features. We will also learn how to build rapport to get the best reactions and genuine emotions from a person.
book now
£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 13 April
Willesborough Rd - 12pm - 3 Hours
Ashford Photography Group
Nathanael Lowden
Unlock the full potential of your camera at our upcoming photography workshop. Shift away from auto mode as our expert instructor guides you through mastering the art of exposure. You'll gain hands-on experience with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to understand how each element intricately influences the final image. Following an enlightening tutorial, you'll have the opportunity to apply your newfound skills in a practical setting, with professional oversight to ensure you're capturing your best shots yet. Elevate your photography and embrace the creative control that comes with mastering manual settings. Join us for an educational experience that promises to refine your technique and enhance your visual storytelling.
book now
£61      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 21 April
Stafford Road - 9am - 3 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Street Photography Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 27 April
High Street - 11am - 2 Hours
Ashford Photography Group
Nathanael Lowden
Discover the art of the everyday and elevate your photographic skills with an engaging Street Photography Meetup. On October 30th, immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Ashford High Street. Starting at 10:30 AM, you'll get the chance to learn innovative camera techniques from expert Photography Instructor Kamil Rycerz. Unlock your creative potential and start capturing life's unscripted moments through the lens of your camera.
book now
£24      
Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Sunday 05 May
Knole Ln, Sevenoaks - 10am - 2 Hours
Sevenoaks Photography Group
Lakruwan Rajapaksha
Landscape photography is possibly one of the most popular genres, so we'll be looking at how you can improve your shots and help your photos stand out from the crowd. We will be focusing on composition, panoramas, equipment tips and settings to use.

All skill levels welcome! The professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
book now
£24      

Other Nearby Groups

Art Meetup: Acrylic Painting

Art Meetup: Acrylic Painting

Saturday 16 March
Mote Ave - 10am - 2 Hours
Ashford Art Group
River Blower
Unleash your creativity at our Acrylic Painting Art Meetup! Join fellow art enthusiasts in a vibrant community, where you'll explore the world of acrylics and bring your imagination to life on canvas. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, come together for an inspiring session of self-expression and artistic camaraderie.
book now
£24      
ABOUT CANTERBURY
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Canterbury .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Canterbury Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    Loved the session, Mabel was fantastic. Would love to see some more sessions with her.
    5/5
    Julia
    2024-02-07
    It was very good, good to bounce ideas off the instructor and the other photographers. Enjoyed it, very useful.
    5/5
    Daniel
    2024-02-05
    Well organised interesting event.
    5/5
    Robert
    2024-01-16

    I really enjoyed the workshop. Amanda and the 2 guys made me feel very welcome and we all helped and supported each other throughout. Will definitely go on further courses run by Amanda. This was the first one with you I?ve attended.
    5/5
    Clair
    2024-01-16
    A really enjoyable session, Amanda brought a lot of knowledge and experience to it, and the exercises were fun and instructive.
    5/5
    Martin
    2023-06-19
    I wanted to rate this a 10 - Amanda is absolutely amazing! She is an incredible teacher - so patient & was happy to answer my many questions. I learned so much. I felt like the session was the perfect length too
    5/5
    Lucy
    2023-01-16

    As a rookie photographer, the experience was amazing knowing I have a lot to explore and I couldn't be anymore happier for this experience.
    5/5
    Johann
    2022-11-21
    Had a nice time with Amanda and the challenge practice, just wish it was bit more than 2 hrs session.
    5/5
    Herv e9
    2022-11-21
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Mabel Mccormick
    Mabel is a photographer based in Kent, who mastered her craft at Edinburgh University and is now beginning her career as a Freelance Photographer. Her love at the moment lies with bringing confidence to those who dislike having their photograph taken, and showing them just how great they can look in front of a lens. She also loves practicing street photography, using her camera to capture the uniqueness and quirks of a new environment she has explored. Mabel loves to use photography as a form of expression, as is excited to share what she has learned in the hope of inspiring others to pursue their own photography journey.
    Amanda Roberts
    Amanda is a highly experienced, published, passionate and enthusiastic media creator using photography, videography as well as drones to capture special moments.

    The opportunity now presents itself, for her to share her knowledge and experience with you and help you on your photographic journey.

    Amanda Roberts is available for private bookings

    Please send us a message for private tutoring schedule.

    PHOTOS
    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-23
    Title or Location: dover kent

    Credit: david smith

    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-23
    Title or Location: dover kent

    Credit: david smith
    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-16
    Title or Location: Diver

    Credit: David Smith

    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-14
    Title or Location: Broadstairs
    Taken last winter at Viking Bay Broadstairs.
    Credit: Herve
    Facebook: Photo Creative Group
    Instagram: 100pandanleaf

    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-12
    Title or Location: Dover

    Credit: David Smith
    Canterbury Photography Group
    2024-02-09
    Title or Location: Sfer Ik Tulum, Mexico
    SFER IK Museum in Tulum, Mexico, invites artists from diverse disciplines to participate in an open call competition for the creation of groundbreaking art works using artificial intelligence to be placed at the enchanting natural environment of the Tulum Jungle.This unique opportunity allows artists to conceive installations, sculptures, interventions and land art works that transcend conventional boundaries and explore the intersection between art, technology and nature.
    Credit: Herve
    Facebook: Photo Creative Group
    Instagram: 100pandanleaf

    Syracuse Photography Group
    2024-02-25
    Title or Location: Upper Antelope Canyon
    Photographing Upper Antelope Canyon was on my 'list'. I'm glad I researched suggestions to get successful photos during the tour. This was shot at ISO800, f4 and 16mm around 3pm local.
    Credit: Marc Gerbsch
    Facebook: marc.gerbsch
    Hartford Photography Group
    2024-02-24
    Title or Location: Case Mountain, Manchester, CT
    Shot with Canon RP w/ 24-105mm lens with ND1000 filter 30 sec at f8.0 ISO 100. Edited in Lightroom for minor tweaks. Converted the color shot to Black and White and liked that version so much better!
    Credit: Richard D Mitchell, Jr
    Facebook: rdmitchelljr photography
    Instagram: rmitchelljrphotography

    Sunderland Photography Group
    2024-02-24
    Title or Location: Scarborough
    One of the creative artistic edits of my images. I love to create motion and fluidity in an image to set it apart from the run of the mill shot by creating drama and emotion using my post processing skills.
    Credit: Kenneth Fisher
    Cedar Rapids Photography Group
    2024-02-24
    Title or Location: North Liberty Iowa
    This was taken with a Nikon D7100 set on on long exposure. Steel wool was in a kitchen wish tied on a string. Lit on fire and spun in a circle.
    Credit: Scott Shrader
    Instagram: Iowaoutdoorsphotos
    Colchester Photography Group
    2024-02-20
    Title or Location: Essex, UK
    A Gerbera cut flower taken in my lightbox using my Sigma Macro Lens. The gerbera makes such a lovely subject.
    Credit: Richard march
    Facebook: Photography by Richard March

    London Photography Group
    2024-02-20
    Title or Location: American Kestrel at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy
    First off, I have to say that I am not a "Birder". But I love challenging my photographic skills and abilities. The American Kestrel is not a big bird, and it is fast. So even when you know its takeoff is imminent, it is still hard to get a nice clear photo of the bird. This particular image was shot with a Canon R6 camera, with the RF100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM lens at 1/5000 sec, f/7.1 and ISO 4000. I used the animal eye-tracking feature of this mirrorless full frame camera, and was very plea
    Credit: Kevin Rodger
    Facebook: Kevin Rodger
    Instagram: ckrodger
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