LEEDS
PHOTOGRAPHY
CLUB

Upcoming Events

Natural Light Portraiture Photography Meetup

Natural Light Portraiture Photography Meetup

Saturday the 4th of June
Golden Acre Park - 10:00 am - 2 hours
If you love taking photographs of friends and loved ones, this meetup is a must for you. This is a fun session in which you will gain the skills necessary to achieve flattering portraits using natural light.. This session is packed full of hints and tips to improve your portrait photography. The course will cover choosing the right locations for your photography, flattering poses to use with your subjects, putting your subject at ease and what camera settings to use to get the best results.
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£18pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Camera Masterclass: Understanding Shutter and Aperture Camera Settings Class

Camera Masterclass: Understanding Shutter and Aperture Camera Settings Class

Saturday the 18th of June
Roundhay Park Leeds - 9:30am - 3hours
This class will concentrate on exploring the shutter and aperture functions of your camera. The aim of the sesion is to give you the confidence to use these functions properly to get the result you want every single time. We will look at how achieve perfect exposure as well as using the shutter and aperture fuctions for artistic effect.
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£48pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Street Photography Meet-up

Street Photography Meet-up

Saturday the 2nd of July
Leeds City Centre - 10:00 am - 2 hours
Street photography is an exciting shooting style which encompasses elements of candid and documentary photography. This class will give you the skills, techniques and confidence to become a better street photographer. We will cover camera settings, reading a situation and tips on shooting discreetly. Using the exciting backdrop of Leeds City Centre, you will be taught the components of street photography from a professional photojournalist.
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£18pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Architectural Photography Meetup

Architectural Photography Meetup

Saturday the 16th of July
Leeds City Centre - 10:00 am - 2hours
Explore Leeds’ stunning buildings old and new in this fun architecture meetup. Leeds has a wealth of exciting architecture. In this practical session we will explore these buildings and how to photograph them creatively. This course will cover what makes a good architectural photograph, composition, when to shoot for optimum results and how to use colour effectively in architectural photography.
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£18pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Fundamentals of  Photography Masterclass

Fundamentals of Photography Masterclass

Saturday the 30th of July
Leeds City Centre - 10:00am - 3 Hours
This class is designed for absolute beginners who want to get started in photography and photographers who need to brush up on fundamental skills. This class will equip you with the confidence behind the camera to tackle any photographic subject and give you the skills and technique to achieve great photographs every single time. We will jargon bust and explain in simple terms how to get the best pictures out of any scenario. During this course we will cover such topics as the Exposure Triangle, Camera Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Composition. Everything will be explained in easy to understand terms and you will have the chance to practice your photography.
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£48pp     only 5 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Nature Photography  Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday the 13th of August
Golden Acre Park - 2:00 pm - 2 hours
Nature Are you one with nature? This course is designed for fauna and flora enthusiasts wanting to expand their nature photography skills. Explore how to use your camera settings and lenses to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We’ll be looking at composition, focus and colour. The setting will be the stunning Golden Acre Park which is rich in opportunities for budding nature photographers
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£18pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Night Photography Class - Prepare for Leeds Light Night

Night Photography Class - Prepare for Leeds Light Night

Saturday the 1st of October
Leeds City Centre - 6:00 pm - 3 hours
This class is designed to explore how to take photographs at night. It is perfect to hone your night photography skills ahead of the very popular Leeds Light Night event. During this class we will visit various locations to master low light techniques. You will learn about optimum camera settings and well as creative low light techniques to capture our beautiful city at night.
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£48pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT LEEDS
PHOTOGRAPHY
CLUB
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Your experience doesn’t stop once the class ends - you can also share your photos with your peers in the Leeds Photography Facebook Club.



Our classes and photography sessions are limited to a max of 5 students - due to current COVID restrictions
We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 2 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue; if you use a tissue, dispose of it immediately and appropriately.
REVIEWS
Well run and very useful. I didn't expect it to be so welcoming but informative.
4/5
Carina Campbell
April 29th 2022
Excellent - great to meet everyone and I learned a lot. Thank you. Hope to see u again soon.
5/5
Mike Blanshard
April 23rd 2022
Sheena is a great instructor, her meet-ups are great to go out and about and leen new techniques. She always give useful tips and recommends ways on how to improve your photography. I really enjoy this meet ups. Can?t wait for the next one
5/5
Armando Vargas Palacios
April 4th 2022
4/5
Rob Sully
April 2nd 2022
Excellent
5/5
EDMUND TIRBUTT
March 20th 2022
Always good fun and informative
5/5
Ray Hardy
March 20th 2022
Absolutely wonderful. Certainly out of my comfort zone, but was worth having a go. Sheena as always was very helpful in guiding me. The group as a whole were great to get on with.
5/5
Julie Clark
March 19th 2022
4/5
Rob Sully
February 6th 2022
Great event Great locations Great banter Horrible weather
5/5
Ray Hardy
February 5th 2022
Excellent event allowing the group to experience a range of locations both within and without the city with opportunities to shoot despite the rainy conditions.
5/5
Kerry Dawson
February 5th 2022
Excellent event allowing the group to experience a range of locations both within and without the city with opportunities to shoot despite the rainy conditions.
5/5
Kerry Dawson
February 5th 2022
Over all I found the event very good. The leader was very knowledgeable and approachable.
4/5
Rob Sully
January 31st 2022
INSTRUCTORS
Sheenah Alcock
Sheenah is a professional photographer, filmmaker and tutor who loves to photograph people places and things. Her photography sessions are inclusive and upbeat. She makes learning photography easy and fun.