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Welcome to Outdoor Photography Adventures

OPA specialises in running workshops and events to help you master the controls of your camera, so that you can create professional quality photographs in the field of outdoor photography. We love going on adventures in and around London, the UK and worldwide. We've been known to hit the road and travel in any direction that has photographic potential.

We run workshops for absolute beginners, intermediate and advanced users. All of the workshops are relaxed and lots of fun. We try to remove as much of the complicated jargon as possible as well as giving you hands-on experience in a professional environment.

This meetup is part of London Photographic www.meetup.com/londonphotographic (http://www.londonphotographic.uk/)

Find out more about our full range of services on our website (http://www.londonphotographic.uk (http://www.londonphotographic.uk/)) or Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/londonphotographic00 ) or email us here (mailto: hello@londonphotographic.uk ).

See you at the next event!

Alex and Team

Upcoming events (4)

** £5 FRIDAYS! ** Ten of One - Boost your creativity!

Online event

£5.00

Welcome to £5 Fridays! These workshops have been created to help bring our photographic community together, provide a space to be creative, learn something new and most importantly to have fun together! Join us to help ease the feelings of isolation for those of you who are alone or need a creative break from those with whom you share a space! ___________________________________________________________________________ On this super fun workshop to learn how to combine several photographic disciplines to get the shot you want and start learning about how to depend more on your creativity and less on equipment or resources! There are unquestionably many ways to boost your creativity. One of the best is consciously applying constraints. Self-imposed constraints are a concept that is used in all forms of art. Successfully overcoming creative constraints means achieving our goals despite sometimes, strict limitations, often achieving surprising and refreshing results. ___________________________________________________________________________ WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Learn about conscious constraint, how this can have positive impact on your photography and how you will be able to create ten different shots using just a single chosen subject. - How to appreciate your home environment in a new way! - How to slow down and study your subject and the light - How to use your full photographic arsenal to achieve ten completely different shots for a single subject - How simple tweaks, technical and/or creative can produce dramatically different results - How these techniques can be applied to all genres of photography This is a hands-on workshop and you will be given time to apply the techniques you learn. We will be on hand to provide support when needed. EXPERIENCE - All levels welcome - We will provide guidance on technical camera settings and creative composition and techniques where it is needed EQUIPMENT - DSLR, Mirrorless camera or smartphone - Any lens or selection of lenses (if available) VIRTUAL CLASSROOM - You will need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or your smartphone - Access to the online event link will be available once you signup for the event - Please use the link to test your connection, microphone and speakers BEFORE the day of the event ___________________________________________________________________________ CONTACT If you need to contact us please call Alex on[masked] Can't make this event? Join us on another! https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographicopa/events/calendar

Photoshop for Beginners!

Online event

£25.00

HELLO BEGINNERS! Join us on our new Photoshop for beginners, hands on workshop and start editing your photos with confidence today! This course is ideal for if you are completely new to Photoshop and would like to fast-track your understanding use Photoshop to its full potential. THIS IS A SMALL GROUP WORKSHOP (max 5 ATTENDEES) ___________________________________________________________________________ WHAT YOU WILL LEARN - Commonly used Photoshop terminology - Understanding the application layout - Multiple techniques for image correction and enhancement - Layers and layer types - Commonly used tools - Filters and what they do - Cloning, healing, cropping - File types and saving your work You will come away from this session with a solid understanding and grounding in Photoshop. _________________________________________________________________________ EXPERIENCE - Beginners - Those new to Photoshop and image editing EQUIPMENT - Computer with Photoshop CC Classic installed - You can download a FREE trial version of Photoshop here: www.adobe.com/downloads - We will provide the images for each exercise Please note that Photoshop Elements will not be covered ___________________________________________________________________________ LIVE ONLINE EVENT - You will need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or your smartphone - You will have access to the link for the online event once you RSVP - IMPORTANT please use the online link to TEST YOUR CONNECTION, microphone and speakers BEFORE the day of the event CONTACT - If you need to contact us, text Alex on[masked] Check out our other workshops and events: https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographicopa/events/calendar

Shoot in the Style of : The Fabulous Andy Warhol

Online event

£20.00

The fabulous Andy Warhol is our subject for this "Shoot in the Style of" workshop! These 'shoot in the style of' workshops have been designed for 3 reasons: - To improve your photography skills by emulating great classics - To help you understand the techniques used to shoot in a different style - To improve your knowledge of photographers and the history of photography Andy Warhol was a successful magazine and ad illustrator who became a leading artist of the 1960s Pop art movements. He ventured into a wide variety of art forms, including photography, performance art, film making, video installations and writing, and controversially blurred the lines between fine art and mainstream aesthetics. ___________________________________________________________________________ WHAT YOU WILL LEARN In this session you'll learn about Andy Warhol's professional and personal life and you will be set a series of challenges to shoot in the same style to achieve the array of work for which he is known. EXPERIENCE LEVEL - Any, all levels most welcome! - Will will provide technical and creative guidance where required EQUIPMENT - Any camera and lens or smartphone - Tripods are optional OTHER ESSENTIALS - A list will be sent to you closer to the date ___________________________________________________________________________ LIVE ONLINE EVENT - You need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or smartphone - You will have access to the link for the online event once you RSVP - IMPORTANT please use the online link to TEST YOUR CONNECTION, microphone and speakers BEFORE the day of the event CONTACT - If you need to contact us, text Alex on[masked] Check out our other workshops and events: https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographicopa/events/calendar

Colour Theory for Photographers

Online event

£20.00

Join us for an informative session on Colour Theory and learn about another really important element to taking your photography to the next level. The basis for a good photograph has always been great lighting and composition. But something many photographers aren't aware of is how important colour is to making a great image. We'll show you the work of some of the greatest photographers of our time and how they used colour to their advantage to create amazing images. Once you learn to 'see' colour you'll be able to use it to your advantage and your photography will benefit immensely. ___________________________________________________________________________ WHAT YOU WILL LEARN In this workshop we'll explain and help simplify the concept of colour theory, how it can affect your photography and show you the different colour harmonies to help you understand how colour theory can be applied to your photography. EXPERIENCE - All levels welcome EQUIPMENT - Just you! ___________________________________________________________________________ LIVE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM - You will need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or your smartphone - You will have access to the link for the online event once you sign up IMPORTANT Please use the link to test your connection, microphone and speakers BEFORE the day of the event. CONTACT If you need to contact us please call Alex on[masked] Can't make this event? Join us on another! https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographic/events/calendar

Past events (129)

Stressed over Camera Settings?!?

Online event

£20.00

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