STRATFORD
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Landscape Photography Meetup

Landscape Photography Meetup

Saturday the 27th of August
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - 9:00am - 2 hours
Let's look at landscapes with a true photographic eye. Landscapes are maybe the most popular type of photography and there's much more to this genre than just snapping holiday pictures of yourself outside those beautiful places you see. You will gain the ability to find subjects and scenes worthy of photographing. You will understand what great light is and the best light for different subjects. You will learn to master composition and compose better photographs. You will understand what photo equipment is best for broad or narrow landscapes. No prior knowledge in photography is necessary. All you need is an interest in photography and enjoy outdoor scenes. Bring any camera you have. It can be that fancy DSLR, a simple point & shoot or even your smartphone.
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Close-up and Macro Photography Meetup

Close-up and Macro Photography Meetup

Saturday the 17th of September
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - 10:00am - 2 hours
Learn how to capture those amazing images of the tiny world. There's a whole world around us that our eyes overlook and during this meet up you'll develop your technical knowledge as well as creativity to capture sharp, close-up images to a professional standard
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£21pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday the 1st of October
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - 9:00am - 3 hours
Appropriate for complete beginners, or those who want to brush up on the basics and start enjoying our regular group meetup sessions. Learn how to get off Auto Mode and onto Manual Mode, along with the basics of composition. Cameras, their functions, and all their accessories can be overwhelming if you're not already familiar with them. Discover how to use your camera to capture moments, events, and people in your everyday life. The class will cover a range of technical aspects, including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You'll also cover focal length and lenses, lighting, and correct exposure.
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£55pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT STRATFORD
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 Stratford.

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 Stratford 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.

INSTRUCTORS
Ron Lima
Ron has been a professional photographer since 1998 and has worked with almost everything in the photography world: from photojournalism to food photography, weddings to commercial photography, he's now a fine-art and architectural photographer and dedicated photo instructor since 2016.