Norfolk Long Exposure photography masterclass.
The Norfolk Long Exposure photography masterclass is based on the Norfolk coastline. This Landscape Photography 5 hour session looks in-depth at how to use landscape filters for long exposure photography.
Saturday 12th October at 10 am
What is long exposure photography?
Long exposure photography is when you take a photo over a prolonged period of time. It is an image that you cant take handheld if you want it to be sharp. By using long exposure it will create blur within the image. Traditionally it is used for water or clouds, or even to remove people from images. This effect is created by using what is called Neutral density filters that we attach to the front of our lens
The Long exposure Masterclass, is it for you?
For our tutor Dibs’s own work he only uses the market leading Formatt-Hitech Firecrest filters, and fully appreciates photography can be an expensive passion, so with this in mind, we will supply you with the filters and adapters for you to try out on the session, this gives you the best opportunity to see exactly what you will get for your money should you then invest in a kit. But best of all, this is a great opportunity for you to see what type of filters you prefer for your style of photography, again things we will explore throughout the session.
This workshop is aimed at anybody who has some basic understanding of the manual controls on their DSLR/CSC camera, right through to people who know how to use their camera and just want to improve their photographic practice. If you are intending to borrow filters for some point of the session then please let us know in advance what size filter thread your lens is.
How do we teach The Long exposure Masterclass and what will you learn?
The day is filled with landscape photography tuition out on location on the Norfolk coast.
You will have somebody to show you what to look out for in creating those perfect images before you have even got the camera out of the camera bag, right through to advice and pointers to how to edit those shots
You will have knowledge of what filters achieve what results, how to calculate exposures correctly. You will be taking control of your camera and the settings and letting the creativity start to flow.
Reading your cameras light meter.
An understanding of Aperture, Shutter speed and ISO.
Setting up your camera correctly for shooting long exposures.
What ND filters are used for what effects.
Calculating long exposure times correctly.
Understanding of landscape compositions.
Thoughts on editing images.
What experience does Dibs have as a tutor?
Throughout the session, we will be discussing the theory behind making work, what stands out and what sells, what makes a good image and how can we get that image we see into our cameras. This comes off the back of my many years of commercial photography experience and time spent studying photography as an art.
Dibs spent over 4 years of teaching and writing workshops for all levels and ages of photographers for the countries biggest photographic retailer Wex Photo Video.
As one of the ambassadors for Formatt-Hitech filters, a UK based, yet one of the worlds largest landscape filter companies, they fully support him in his work and passing on the knowledge of photography as he meets their high standards of excellence through these sessions.
5 years studying landscape and architecture photography to Masters degree level with some of the best mentors and tutors the country has,
Dibs has also picked up a few awards along the way and has exhibited and been published worldwide, just check out his Shows and Awards page
Other information for the Norfolk Long Exposure photography masterclass.
We will start at a pre-determined location that is emailed to you a few days before the session starts, this is os we can factor in the best location suited to the weather conditions
The session duration is for 5 hours.
Please bring along snacks and drinks, as due to the locations we will be shooting having limited facilities. There will not be the guarantee of a shop being nearby at all times.
We will stop for a hot drink and a bite to eat at some point throughout the day, this is not covered in the workshop cost.
If you are interested in landscape photography we would encourage you to invest in a setup. We can advise you in what kit to get as it can be a little daunting looking at what you may or may not need.
We also have a discount code for buying filters. You can get an automatic 10% of all filters on the Formatt-Hitech Filters site by using the code DIBSM10 at the checkout.
We will email you all the specific details about locations after booking, but if you have any questions before booking then please do get in contact.
DSLR or CSC Camera
Spare Batteries and memory cards
Wide angle lens
Cable or radio release for the shutter
A sturdy tripod, I can lend you one if required
Lens cleaning kit
Warm and cool clothes
Food and drink
Change for car parking
What is not included:
Travel to and from the start location
Food and Drinks
Camera or personal accident Insurance
Booking is confirmed one full payment has been received via the checkout system.
You will receive an email 2 days before the start date of the workshop, this is to confirm the starting location because we need to plan and amend finer details to accommodate the forever changing UK weather.
Cancellations of Norfolk Long Exposure photography masterclass
Over 2 weeks prior to the event and you will receive a full refund.
We reserve the right to cancel the workshop due to adverse weather. A full refund or booking onto the amended date will be offered in this case
Please also note
The locations we visit on the session may require the purchase of a car park ticket. Please make sure you have adequate change.
Please bring along food and drink, sensible footwear for walking on unpaved pathways and suitable clothing.
The session will require a relatively good fitness level as we will be walking on unmade paths and coastal areas, as an example, you will need to be able to carry your camera bag while walking for 20 minutes along the coast.
Camera insurance is not included in the price.
Don’t forget to charge your batteries.
Make sure that you have sufficient space on your memory cards for a day’s shooting.
We have the means to charge a spare battery for you on the day. So bring along your camera battery charger and let me know if you need to plug it in.
We look forward to meeting you on the day of the session, but if you have any questions feel free to get in contact.
Through the lens workshop
Norfolk Long Exposure photography masterclass