NORTHUMBERLAND
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Upcoming Events

Hexham Architecture Photography Meetup

Hexham Architecture Photography Meetup

Saturday the 9th of July
2:00 pm - 2 hours
Join instructor Jenny as we explore this historical town of Hexham, one of the oldest towns in the North East. In this session, we will be exploring the historical architecture including Hexham Abby itself. We will explore ways that we can photograph this beautiful bridge in the landscape and you will learn how to get that beautiful milky effect with the water. We will then head into town to focus the rest of the session on the beautiful Abby and the surrounding area. This session is going to be great for complete beginners as well as more advanced photographers. I'd highly recommend bringing your tripod to this session and a ND filter if you have one.
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£21pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Plessey Woods Walk Photography Meetup

Plessey Woods Walk Photography Meetup

Saturday the 23rd of July
Plessey Woods, Bedlington - 2:00pm - 2 hours
Join Instructor Jenny for a laid-back photography walk through Plessey Woods in Bedlington. This photography walk is great for anyone from the complete beginner to the intermediate photographer. We will cover a range of subjects from some simple macro style things you can do with your kit lens, to learning a bit about composition and how leading lines can be used. Well behaved and socialised dogs are encouraged on this walk and it would be great to teach you some fun, easy tricks to get beautiful photos of your dog every time you go out.
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£21pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Portrait Photography Meetup - Working with Props

Portrait Photography Meetup - Working with Props

Saturday the 30th of July
Carlisle Park, Morpeth - 6:00 pm - 2 hours
Adding props to a portrait session is a great way to give someone something to do with their hands when they don't know what to do as well as providing intertest to the composition of a photo. Join Jenny and her suitcase of unusual things in Carlisle Park, Morpeth for this fun session. We will be working with a variety of props from every day objects to the less mundane.
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Cresswell Beach Photography Meetup

Cresswell Beach Photography Meetup

Saturday the 13th of August
2:00 pm - 2 hours
Join Jenny for a day at the beach. Cresswell has a brilliant mix of sand, rockpools and dunes. During this session we with explore the Cresswell coastline looking for interesting landscapes. We will be focusing on composition techniques such a the rule of thirds, leading lines, and the use of foreground, mid-ground and background. This will definitely be a session to bring your tripod to and a variety of lenses and filters.
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£21pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Alnwick Architecture Photography Meetup

Alnwick Architecture Photography Meetup

Saturday the 27th of August
4:00pm - 2 hours
Join Jenny as we explore this beautiful, iconic Northumbrian town. We will meet just outside the infamous Dirty Bottles Pup where the supposedly cursed bottles are displayed and explore the town, focusing on the beautiful architecture including Alnwick Castle itself. This is a brilliant session for everyone from complete beginners to more advanced photographers. We will be exploring composition techniques including how to use perspective when photographing architecture. If you have a wide angle lens, it is highly recommended that you bring this one to the session. You'll be able to do some amazing things with it.
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£18pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
ABOUT NORTHUMBERLAND
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 Northumberland.

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 Northumberland 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
Excellent choice of location
5/5
Paul
February 27th 2022
INSTRUCTORS
Jenny Vest
Jenny first showed an interest in photography at 16 when her family got their first digital camera and at 21 she invested in her first DSLR camera. She started by documenting family events and as friends started having children, she started documenting their families, gaining experience as a family photographer. Knowing she had knowledge gaps she took on her first photography course at the age of 24. Over the years she has experimented with various styles and genres doing everything from event photography to more experimental photography including Light Painting and Levitation. She has taken photos at many prestigious venues and companies over the years including Sage Gateshead and BBC Newcastle.