What we're about

Welcome to London Photographic - Improve your PHOTOGRAPHY and BOOST YOUR CREATIVITY!

WHO WE ARE

We are a group of fun and friendly photographers. We love going on adventures in and around London, the UK and worldwide. We have been known to hit the road and travel in any direction that has photographic potential.

WHAT WE DO

We hold workshops on all genres of photography and cater for all skill levels and provide comprehensive support both technically and creatively. There is a place for you here whether you shoot digital or film photography, have a pro dslr body, a mirrorless, bridge, compact camera or even a tablet or smartphone. We also run one-to-one sessions and private classes if you and your friends are interested in a more tailored offering.

In addition to shooting in our beautiful and eclectic city of London, our regular workshops include days out and weekends away in the UK and Europe. We also run Photography Tours and Holidays in Asia Pacific and Central America.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to help our community have a chance to improve their photographic skills and techniques and explore their creative potential without breaking the bank. So whether you're just starting out, looking to learn something new or are an experienced pro, come hang out with us and share your passion! We are always happy to share our knowledge and experience.

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FIND OUT MORE

Find out more on our website London Photographic (http://www.londonphotographic.uk/) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/londonphotographic00) or get in touch (hello@londonphotographic.uk) by email.

And lastly don't forget to check out our sponsors (https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographic/sponsors/)and get great discounts from some leading brands such as Nikon, Adobe, Peak Design and Lee Filters. Contact us for discount links.

Alex, Jane & Team

Upcoming events (5)

Beginners Photoshop

Online event

£25.00

Join us on our 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
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Understanding the Photoshop layout
- Multiple techniques for image correction and enhancement
- Layers and layer types
- Commonly used tools
- Filters
- Cloning, healing, cropping
- File types and saving your work

You will come away from this session with a solid understanding and grounding in Photoshop.
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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
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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/londonphotographic/events/calendar

Colourful Notting Hill!

Pret a Manger

£25.00

Explore one of the most photogenic places on the planet on this 4 hour photo walk. We'll show you some of the most colourful areas in Notting Hill, some you may not know exists! Our walk will include the most colourful streets, iconic pastel-coloured houses, and the most colorful and beautiful cobblestone mews in the area.

We have a creative series of projects lined up to make sure you have fun and get some great shots to take home. We will help you capture dynamic and interesting compositions and provide a bit of support with your settings if you need it.
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EXPERIENCE
- All levels welcome

EQUIPMENT
- Any lens
- Any camera
- No tripod necessary
- Comfortable shoes and a curious mind!
- Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly

TRAVEL
- Closest tube station is Ladbroke Grove
- Check with TFL for any delays that might interrupt your journey
- Please socially distance outside the meeting point
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COVID-19 RULES - IMPORTANT
To keep everyone safe, we are following Government Guidelines for organised outdoor events to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Please respect social distancing protocol and wear a well-fitting mask that completely covers your nose and mouth. If you are unable to wear a mask please wear a face shield. To keep everyone safe we will practice safe distancing following government guidelines.

Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in contact with someone within 2 weeks of the event date who has tested positive with COVID-19.

By joining this event you confirm you have understood the rules, agree to follow them and are liable for your own conduct and health and safety.
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CONTACT
Alex on[masked]

Can't make this event? Join us on another!
https://www.meetup.com/londonphotographic/events/calendar

BOOK + LIGHT + CAMERA = Awesome Art!

Online event

£25.00

Photography is an art, and every photographer who uses their imagination to create a beautiful piece of work is an artist.

In this workshop we’ll combine photography and Photoshop, a glossy book or magazine and an LED light or torch to create a work of art. The final image can be tailored by your imagination by whichever way your creativity takes.

This workshop is fun and challenging and very rewarding! This is a small group workshop to ensure you get the help you need.

Non-Photoshop users are welcome to join us and shoot the project without adding the Photoshop effects.
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Back lighting
- Fill lighting
- Photo editing

EXPERIENCE
- Basic camera knowledge
- Change aperture & white balance
- Basic knowledge of Photoshop is required
- Aimed at beginners with some experience- if you are a complete beginner please join our Photoshop for beginners workshop

EQUIPMENT
- Camera with any lens (e.g. 18-55mm, 24-70mm, 50mm)
- Fully charged battery
- Tripod
- Remote shutter release, self-timer/wifi app

ESSENTIAL SOFTWARE
-Photoshop CC Classic - ensure you have the latest Photoshop update
-Download a FREE trial version of Photoshop here:
www.adobe.com/downloads

Please note: Photoshop Elements will not be covered
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LIVE ONLINE EVENT
- You will need access to the internet, 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/londonphotographic/events/calendar

Oil and Water DO mix!

Online event

£20.00

Discover the amazingly creative world of colour, shape and form in oil and water photography.

You don't need a macro lens if you don't have one, we'll show you how to get some great shots using the kit you have at home. Using a zoom or extension tubes you'll be able to get some beautiful, interesting, abstract images. We have simplified the process of shooting oil and water with fantastic effects.

Join us on this fun and informative workshop and discover the key camera settings and techniques to create an incredible myriad of abstract artwork!

Be prepared to get stuck in the world of oil and water bubbles!
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How to set up your shot for the best results
- Common issues and how to avoid them
- Best camera settings
- Post processing tips

EXPERIENCE
- All levels welcome, but you should know how to change you aperture, ISO and focus manually
- We will be using Photoshop to edit but you can use any editing software you have and are familiar with
- If you are using Photoshop you need a basic knowledge to join

(Please see our other workshops on the specifics of camera settings and beginners Photoshop if needed)

EQUIPMENT
- DSLR, Mirrorless camera or Smartphone
- 50mm, macro, kit lens,[masked] focal length for example is fine
- Extension tubes
- Tripod
- Self timer or shutter release
- iPad or Tablet
- A detailed kit list will be sent to you closer to the day

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
- You will need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or your smartphone
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CONTACT
- Alex[masked]
- Or leave a comment below

Can't make this event, join us on another!
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Past events (1,228)

Shooting Glass and Refractions!

Online event

£20.00

Photos (27,540)