What we're about

Welcome to the Manchester Photography Meetup group.

We are a Manchester-based group offering events, Meetups, and tutorials with a chance to meet other photographers, learn new skills and share your knowledge of photography.

We offer events for people of all levels, you're more than welcome to come along with a smartphone if the event doesn't require otherwise. We encourage more advanced photographers to help with beginners.

Facebook Group:

Facebook group is here for all of you to talk to each other, to find informations faster, to have a discussion, to vote in meetup polls, find out about amazing photographers and their work and much more.

Please join on Facebook as well

https://www.meetup.com/Manchester-PHOTOGRAPHY

Discussions:

Please feel free to start discussions regarding any aspect of photography, including selling or exchanging photography equipment, or just relevant chat!!

Want to help out in running the group, get in touch via DM.

Disclaimer:

We are now making our events pre-paid! If you don't have PAYPAL we can accept a bank transfer.

Events start at £1 per person. All events must be paid before attending. Paypal payments only please unless agreed by the organizer.

No commercial posts, please DM us first if you have a post that may be of use to our members.

If you have any access or other issues please get in touch before the event and we will do our best to cater for your needs.

All events are at the participants risk! Meetup will contain the full terms and conditions RE this.

We do not carry out checks on the group membership so please be careful when responding to any messages.

Our group is of all ages and backgrounds, we don't cater for any adult entertainment styles of photography, if your profile is troubling in any way to the organisers we reserve the right to remove you from the group.

Organizer:

Jan Bella - http://www.janbella.co.uk

Recommended gear list:

https://janbella.co.uk/manchester-photography-recommended-gear

Upcoming events (3)

Introduction to photography - 1 to 1 workshop

Manchester

£50.00

Learning to use your camera can be extremely rewarding. This workshop will look at all aspects of camera settings and how to shoot in manual mode. Make sense of shutter speeds, F stops, Iso, White balance, and how they affect your picture. We will be taking photos right from the beginning and discuss how changing settings affects the image. Learn about lens selection, light quality, composition and much more. You will need: -Digital camera -Memory card -Spare battery -Tripod (not essential) The workshop will take place in or around Manchester and will be aimed at the kind of photography you want to learn. We will discuss this before the workshop. If you're interested in taking this workshop drop me a message so we can arrange the time and place that works for you. Any questions just ask.

Complete photography workflow for Lightroom and Photoshop

This is 1 to 1 workshop so contact me for available dates. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn a complete workflow from importing your images to your computer, creating and maintaining Lightroom catalogs, organizing and sorting out through your photographs and we'll start looking into editing in Lightroom and Photoshop. You will learn: nondestructive image editing in Photoshop how to adjust contrast colour grading layers masks how to create actions and more What do you need to bring? - laptop computer - some images we can work with (Best RAW or NEF files) - external hard drive (if you got one) - graphic tablet (if you got one) Time: 2 hours (if you want more than 2 hours let me know) Price: £40 per person Parking: There is on-street parking available. Refunds: Sorry, it's not refundable unless the event is canceled by the organizer.

ONLINE - Complete workflow for Lightroom and Photoshop

Online event

£40.00

In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn a complete workflow from importing your images to your computer, creating and maintaining Lightroom catalogs, organizing and sorting out through your photographs, editing in Lightroom and Photoshop. We'll learn basics of nondestructive image editing in Photoshop, how to adjust contrast, colour and create great-looking photos. What do you need? - laptop computer - some images we can work with (Best RAW or NEF files) - external hard drive (if you got one) If you're interested in this workshop drop me a message to arrange the date and time. Price: £40 per person Recommended gear: https://bit.ly/2vETHfl (the link takes you to my personal site as I couldn't make it work on this page. Recommended gear page is only reachable from here) Refunds: Sorry, it's not refundable unless the event is canceled.

Past events (145)

Long Exposure - Salford Quays

Salford Quays

£2.00

Photos (6,216)