CANTERBURY
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Beach Day Landscapes

Beach Day Landscapes

Saturday the 3rd of September
Margate - 11.00am - 2 hours
Come along to this Beach Days photo class! We will be learning how to take great shots of the beaches landscape, as well as doing some close up shots of the rocks/shells as we walk along Margate's quirky beaches.
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Sunday the 11th of September
Canterbury - 10.00 am - 3
Be proud of your photography by learn about your camera - be that mirrorless, DSLR or even your phone. I will help you understand your camera and get your on your photographic journey. You will learn about aperture, exposure, shutter speed and ISO, the exposure triangle and how to compose your shots. Come and join this informal and fun community where everyone is encourage to participate as we walk through the beautiful and vibrant city of Canterbury, and put the skills you have learnt into practice.
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£55pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Macro Photography on the beach!

Macro Photography on the beach!

Saturday the 17th of September
Ramsgate - 10am - 2
During this two hour session, we will explore the rock pools of he beach capturing the living creatures/textures and of the sea on your camera. This is an opportunity to pull out those macro lenses, extensions tubes and have some fun on the beach and learn about macro photography outdoors.
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Christmas Market Street Photography

Christmas Market Street Photography

Saturday the 19th of November
Canterbury - 09.30am - 2 hours
Join me getting into the festive spirit, and get your camera ready to take those lovely Christmas photos! We will be using the historical city of Canterbury and it’s beautiful Christmas market as a backdrop to learn or improve how to capture that Festive vibe using your camera. I will cover, aperture, shutter speed and ISO in this street photography session. I will help you gain your confidence with taking photos of strangers, improving your composition and getting you and your camera ready for the festive season.
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners Photographer Session

Beginners Photographer Session

Saturday the 14th of January
Canterbury - 09.30am - 3
Buying a new camera or hoping to get a new camera for Christmas? 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 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.
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£55pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
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 around 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 Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.

Our classes and photography sessions are limited to a max of 5 students - due to current COVID restrictions

We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 2 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue.

REVIEWS
Amanda is an amazing teacher, keeps things simple.and fun.
5/5
Mr Nicky Tolhurst
July 24th 2022
Amanda was an amazing teacher, she kept things simple for me to digest and always checked I was taking it all on board. Her style of teaching was hands on and fun and I'd recommend it to anyone looking to get into photography.
5/5
Mr Nicky Tolhurst
July 24th 2022
Was fantastic thanks
5/5
Steven collis
June 26th 2022
Was fantastic thanks
5/5
Steven collis
June 26th 2022
Amanda was amazingly friendly and I learned lot? She helped me to gain confidence in street photography.
5/5
Jessica Longoria
June 25th 2022
Wow the help and information I get from this lesson is amazing Mabel is the best ever always ready to help and show you on all Things photography can?t say more on how wonderful her lessons are . So book now and get out with your camera!
5/5
steven collis
April 18th 2022
Great session , Mabel is such a patient, enthusiastic and knowledgable tutor . Thanks for your help today.
5/5
Fiona Ewing
February 5th 2022
Nice group helping each other teacher is very helpful
5/5
steven collis
February 5th 2022
Excellent Mabel put 100 per cent into the 2 hours . She answered queries on an individual level plus valued the experience of some group members . Would definitely recommend .Thank you
5/5
Fiona Ewing
January 22nd 2022
Mabel model and the group, all was amazing.
5/5
Ula Neita
January 22nd 2022
Eleanor was extremely helpful going through the settings for the camera so that we would achieve our sunset shots. She suggested composition advice and which angels would work best. A very enjoyable workshop. Many thanks to Eleanor who is an excellent tutor, I hope to attend more workshops.
5/5
Genista Spencer
April 23rd 2021
Eleanor was extremely helpful going through the settings for the camera so that we would achieve our sunset shots. She suggested composition advice and which angels would work best. A very enjoyable workshop. Many thanks to Eleanor who is an excellent tutor, I hope to attend more workshops.
5/5
Genista Spencer
April 23rd 2021
INSTRUCTORS
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, 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.