Portraiture Photography.

Len has beemegann a Professional Photographer for over 35 years and has run successful Studios in Cardiff, Chepstow and Haverfordwest. His high street Studios in Cardiff has been in the fore front of Professional Photography for many years, becoming the first photographer to become a Fellow of the Master Photographers Association in Wales. Len has won many awards for his style of photography including Portraiture Photographer of the year, Kodak Portrait winner, Agfa Portrait winner, Digital Art Photographer of the year and many monthly awards with the SWPP.

The course will be based over two days and will cover all topics required in running a successful Studio. Ideal for someone wanting to start out in Professional Photography as well as someone who just wants to improve their portraiture. There will be plenty of hands on experience for everyone, and lots of opportunity to produce some fine Portraits for your portfolio.

Much time will also be spent outdoors looking at how to subtract lighting, creating studio lighting outside. It is this lighting that will win you many awards and is a secrportet that many professionals keep to themselves!

Course topics will include:

Studio Lighting
Create Award winning images.
Subtractive lighting
Additive Lighting
Advanced lighting (3 day course)
Models supplied
Plenty of practical work
Location Portraiture
Cave Light
Running Successful Promotions
Filters, vignettes, and Soft focus
Digital darkroom
High Key & Low Key work
Rembrant style lighting



All aspects of Portraiture will be covered, including types of portraiture, pricing, business, web page design, posing, working with digital. Len will demonstrate his Studio work, taking a selection of different studies from children to adults, close ups to groups, taken in the Studio and on Location. Models will be supplied for you to get some stunning work both outdoors and indoors.

TherCharliee will be plenty of hands on experience giving you time to work with the models. Communication is essential to create the right expressions.

Working on location will also be covered and understanding subtractive and additive lighting both outdoors and indoors. We work with digital, where we will show you how to get the best from the image. There are computers available for you to use during the course. At the end of the course images will be printed out for you.

There will be time to relax and unwind and enjoy the beauty of Pembrokeshire's coastline. Take a few days out, and bring the spouse if you wish. There is plenty to do and see for the non photographer. We are situated near the holiday resorts of tenby and Saunderfoot, where you will find some lovely sandy beaches.

Cost £530.00 2 day course / £780.00 3 day course

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Tel: 07545 967180
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Peggys Cove
11 Meadow Park
Wales UK
SA73 1NZ


Leonard J Bateman

"Wedding Photographer of the Year"
"Video Photographer of the Year"
"Pictorial Photographer of the Year"
"Runner up Best Wedding Video Production"
"Portrait Photographer of the Year"
"Winner Hugh Bradley Award"
"Bafta Award UK"

"Photographer of the Year Digital Art 2005"



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Available Dates

Course Diary 2017

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