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Night Photography Course in London

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Low Light & Night Photography Course in London

Night Photography Course is a great workshop for everyone who wants to learn how to capture amazing images in the dark.

There is that special time of the day when daylight turns into dusk and then melts into darkness. And it’s on every day!

Come and enjoy the creative opportunities that these few hours bring to us, photographers. You’ll get tons of hands-on practice.

This is 3 hours follow up of our half-day Beginners photography course and full-day Intensive beginners course, highly recommended to everyone wanting to expand their knowledge further.

You will learn everything about photographic gear and the necessary settings for low light and night photography. From capturing stars and the vibrance of colour in a city skyline at twilight, to car light trails and painting with light using led light gadgets.

Get to know your camera better and start taking amazing pictures at night!

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Course key facts

Course level 1 Foundation Beginner to Intermediate
Group size 6 students optimal tutor attention
Duration 1 evening 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location London
DSLR Photography Courses
South Bank
Westminster, Embankment

Learn Night Photography and Start Capturing Perfect Images After Dark

This three-hour intensive workshop is balanced between day and night and usually starts about an hour before sunset.

After a short theoretical introduction, we’ll focus on taking pictures against the sky and creating beautiful silhouettes.

We’ll then experiment with long exposures and even looonger shutter speeds to create light trails. And we’ll have fun using light sources to “paint with light” and create illumination in the dark.

On the Night course you will get:

  • A quick overview of the low light/night photographer’s kit.
  • Refresher of all the different focusing modes: automatic and manual.
  • Learn how to choose the most suitable exposure mode.
  • How to speed up your photography – When? and Why? Manual (M) vs Aperture (A/Av) vs Shutter (S/Tv) priority, and how to use the exposure compensation.
  • Best camera settings for low light and night photography – shutter speed, aperture, ISO, focus and white balance.
  • How to use Bulb mode and a shutter release remote to precisely time your long exposures.
  • Learn techniques for capturing beautifully sunset photos.
  • Never again miss that perfect light – apps to help you predict perfect weather conditions and Golden hour, sunset time, Blue hour.
  • Lenses – how to choose the best glass for the desired creative effect.
  • Art of good photography composition: rule of thirds, filling the frame, symmetry, leading lines and more.
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Our Night & Low Light Photography class is a fantastic workshop for everyone who already knows how to use their cameras in manual mode and wants to take their photography skills to the next level.

This course not only explains the science and nature of night photography but most importantly, you will get lots of hands-on practical exercises during which you will learn how to control and combine all different camera functions creatively.

If you ever wondered how to create car light trails, what are the best setting for sunset pictures, how to photograph a city skyline at twilight, or just paint with light, this course will enhance both your technical and creative skills!

The London Night Photography course is one of our most popular workshops, but because we run it outdoors, it relies heavily on the weather. Please travel light and wear comfortable shoes.

During the workshop we will discuss and, of course, practice, some different aspects and approaches to night and low light photography.

We usually run Night workshops around London South Bank, Westminster and Embankment (meeting by the London Eye or Waterloo station).

It is assumed that those attending will have a basic knowledge of photography and have an understanding of aperture, shutter speeds, ISO, or have already attended our Beginners DSLR or Intensive Beginner courses.

We recommend bringing a flexible wide zoom lens like 16-35mm, 18-55mm and/or a prime lens, like 24mm or 35mm. If you have a range of lenses please email us after making a booking and we will recommend the best lenses for this course.

Tripods are required. But if you don’t have one, just let u know. The hire costs only £5.

 

All DSLR cameras, mirrorless and bridge systems from CanonNikonSonyFujifilmOlympusPanasonicPentax etc are very welcome. Generally, any digital camera that allows manual exposure should be suitable for the London Night Photography workshop.

If you’d like to double-check your camera suitability before making a booking or have questions about the course please call us on 020 8947 8118, or email info@dslrphotographycourses.com

Creative, Inspiring, Enjoyable

Our Night Photography courses already helped hundreds of photography enthusiasts, here’s what some of them had to say!

London photography courses satisfied students

“Hi, just to let you know how much we enjoyed the course last night. Katerina was an excellent tutor. Very patient and so enthusiastic. I learned a lot about the full range of camera controls. I would have no hesitation in recommending this course. All in all, great fun, and very informative!”

Hugh PaddenCanon 600D

“I just wanted to say thanks for my night class. I found it the most fun with my camera in a long time. Kat’s tutorial style was very good and I have learned a lot. I am very pleased with my photos from the evening. It is like someone else was in charge of my camera that day! Highy recommended!”

Enda CaseyNikon D7000

“I signed up for the night workshop as I wanted to know a bit more about night/low light photography. After a great evening of snapping I came away with some pictures that I love and would not have been able to do prior to the class. Great fun and super informative workshop. Thanks!”

Chris MahalskiOlympus OMD EM5

Start Learning Today!

With groups no larger than 6 students we can guarantee that everyone will get a high level of attention and some personal tips.

Date Day Time Course Places Price
06 Oct 2022 Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm only 2 left £85.00 Book now
23 Oct 2022 Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm only 3 left £85.00 Book now
16 Nov 2022 Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 4 £95.00
08 Dec 2022 Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5 £95.00

One to One Tuition

One to One photography tuition with an experienced photographer is the best way to learn about your camera and how to use it to its full potential.

Your 1to1 session will be 100% tailored towards your photographic needs and your camera gear.

You will get plenty of hands-on practice, instant feedback on your pictures, and lots of tips.

One to One tuition is available on weekdays and weekends.

Please feel free to get in touch with questions.

1to1 Tuition

Gift Vouchers

Photography Courses Gift Vouchers make perfect presents to celebrate a Birthday, Fathers Day, Christmas or any other occasion

Group Night Course

£ 95

3 hours class
  • In-person tuition
  • Up to 6 participants
  • Many dates available
  • Professional tuition
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One to One Tuition

£ 225

3 hours tuition
  • In-person tuition
  • Your own private tutor
  • You choose the date
  • 100% tailored to your needs
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How do the gift vouchers work?

To redeem a gift voucher, its recipient must visit our website, choose a suitable date, and register on the course. We will send a welcome reply email with the booking confirmation, course outline and directions to the studio.

If you have a voucher for a 1to1 tuition – please get in touch. We will arrange everything to suit your calendar and your photography needs.

All our photography gift vouchers are valid for 12 months – giving recipients plenty of time to redeem their gifts.

What happens after I buy a voucher?

It is very important that you provide us with the full name of the gift voucher recipient. If you haven’t done so during the checkout process, please email us. Without that information, we can not print and send the voucher.

Along with the glossy voucher, you will receive a beautiful handmade card, a copy of the course outline and information on how to use the voucher.

There is plenty of space inside the card for your personal message or Christmas wishes.

Have a Question?

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I booked the Night Photography course, what now?

First of all – thank you for booking a class with us!

If you booked a group course, you will shortly receive a confirmation email with the course outline, meeting place and all the joining instructions.

If you booked one-to-one or online tuition, we will email you soon to arrange this training for you.

How can I pay for the Night photography course?

Paying for the course is straightforward, secure and only takes a second. After completing the registration process you will be taken to the Order Summary page where you can choose to pay with PayPal using any credit or debit card.

You can also pay by bank money transfer – please email us for details: info@dslrphotographycourses.com.

If you have a gift voucher and would like to use it as part or full payment for the course, please get in touch with your voucher number and we will make a reservation for you.

What should I bring to the course?

All you need to bring for this workshop is your digital camera, a lens, a fully charged battery, and please make sure that you have some free space on the memory card.

But generally, you are welcome to bring as much or as little gear as you like!

If you have a selection of lenses, please get in touch, and we will recommend which lenses will be the most suitable for this class.

Tripods are required, but if you don’t have one, please get in touch. Tripod hire for the night workshop only costs £5.

Do you offer free camera hire?

Yes, we offer a free camera hire for the duration of all our photography workshops.

This is a popular option as you can learn about all the different camera functions before buying one.

We have Nikon and Canon cameras available.

What happens if I’m late or miss a course?

We start classes promptly and keep to stated hours. Please try to arrive 10 minutes earlier to prepare your camera and all the gear that you have.

If you are running late or can not find us, please let us know so that we can help you with directions. Our studio phone no is 020 8947 8118.

If you find out that you can not make it on the day, we would appreciate it if you notify us as soon as possible. We can try to make some alternative arrangements for you.

If you would like to cancel your attendance and will give us enough notice, we can offer you a full or partial refund. Please visit our FAQ page and read the relevant answers about our refunds and cancellation policy.

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If you can not find what you are looking for please submit a question to us. We aim to reply within a few hours.

Alternatively, just call us on 020 8947 8118.
Our business hours are Monday to Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

You can also contact us by emailinfo@dslrphotographycourses.com.

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