What we're about

Using my fully equipped, professional photographic studio, we'll learn new skills and develop existing talent.

I'll be offering advice and guidance throughout and assist with setting up and direction.

Sessions will take place at my studio in Garforth, east Leeds. Free car parking; close to M1 and A1 and 5 mins from local rail station (10-12 mins from Leeds via train).

Charges include full use of studio and tuition (where appropriate). Model fees may be additional - see event details.

Upcoming events (5+)

Dance & Movement Photography Workshop Half Day- 10% discount*

Mike Lester Photography

Meetup members receive 10% off full price. Book Here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dance-movement-photography-workshop-half-day-tickets-54521467176) - Use promotion code MeetupSPG for an extra 10% Discount if you book by 19th January Group Workshop covering model direction & studio lighting A highly practical group workshop for up to Six people. Working with our experienced Dancer, Mirabel, the workshop will help you understand: • Lighting options • Studio 'set-up' and requirements, • How to capture movement • Model direction The emphasis is on working directly with our model, Mirabel, to create the image you desire You'll practice model direction; how to work together to refine an idea, developing a theme and building on each image in turn. You'll leave with the confidence to start with a concept and, through collaboration with your model, develop it to a successful conclusion. The workshop assumes a general knowledge of camera and lighting settings You'll also receive ongoing support, via email, for 28 days after your workshop. All sessions take place in my fully equipped studio (http://mikelesterphotography.co.uk/studio-details/) in Garforth, Leeds. What you'll need: - DSLR - Charged battery - An empty memory card (don't forget to clear any images from it in advance) Start time: 1pm Finish: 4pm Price £39* per person - Use promotion code MeetupSPG for 10% Discount *inclusive of Eventbrite Booking Fee Please note: In the event numbers being below 3 in the group, we reserve the right to cancel and rearrange the event with a minimum 36 hours notice.

Let's be creative in the studio - Regular event

Needs a location

£15.50

Our regular monthly meeting to learn or develop studio skills. A 2 hour session for members who to enjoy working in the studio, swap ideas and develop new skills and techniques Bring along some ideas or images that you'd like to use as inspiration and we'll agree a few for the evening......setting up the lights and posing the model to obtain our interpretation. The idea is for members to have use of the studio, lights and model to experiment and try out new ideas.....and have fun. I'll also be there to offer advice and help with the lights, etc. As we settle down, we can start to introduce themes if required.....or keep it open. Whichever appeals. I'll be providing one of the six models currently working for me, so you'll have the opportunity to work with different ideas, styles and personalities. The charge will be £15.50 per person plus the cost of the model (£30 for two hours) shared between whoever attends. We require a minimum of 5 members to attend in order for the session to go ahead.

Let's be creative in the studio - Regular event

Needs a location

£15.50

Our regular monthly meeting to learn or develop studio skills. A 2 hour session for members who to enjoy working in the studio, swap ideas and develop new skills and techniques Bring along some ideas or images that you'd like to use as inspiration and we'll agree a few for the evening......setting up the lights and posing the model to obtain our interpretation. The idea is for members to have use of the studio, lights and model to experiment and try out new ideas.....and have fun. I'll also be there to offer advice and help with the lights, etc. As we settle down, we can start to introduce themes if required.....or keep it open. Whichever appeals. I'll be providing one of the six models currently working for me, so you'll have the opportunity to work with different ideas, styles and personalities. The charge will be £15.50 per person plus the cost of the model (£30 for two hours) shared between whoever attends. We require a minimum of 5 members to attend in order for the session to go ahead.

Let's be creative in the studio - Regular event

Needs a location

£15.50

Our regular monthly meeting to learn or develop studio skills. A 2 hour session for members who to enjoy working in the studio, swap ideas and develop new skills and techniques Bring along some ideas or images that you'd like to use as inspiration and we'll agree a few for the evening......setting up the lights and posing the model to obtain our interpretation. The idea is for members to have use of the studio, lights and model to experiment and try out new ideas.....and have fun. I'll also be there to offer advice and help with the lights, etc. As we settle down, we can start to introduce themes if required.....or keep it open. Whichever appeals. I'll be providing one of the six models currently working for me, so you'll have the opportunity to work with different ideas, styles and personalities. The charge will be £15.50 per person plus the cost of the model (£30 for two hours) shared between whoever attends. We require a minimum of 5 members to attend in order for the session to go ahead.

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Let's be creative in the studio - Regular event

Needs a location

£15.50

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