LEEDS
PHOTOGRAPHY
CLUB

Upcoming Events

Low Light Photography Meetup

Low Light Photography Meetup

Saturday the 29th of January
Leeds Docks - 4pm - 2 hours
Being able to capture photographs in low light adds another creative dimension to your photography. We will explore the skills needed to make photographs in low light conditions as the day turns into night. You will learn how to get the best out of your camera in what can be tricky lighting conditions. We will come away from this meetup with beautiful images of the Leeds Docks Area.
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£18pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Leeds Cityscape Phography  Meetup

Leeds Cityscape Phography Meetup

Saturday the 5th of February
10am - 2 hours
Explore Leeds’ stunning skyline in this fun meetup. We will visit two different locations around the city to explore the following: Vantage points, composition, exposure and how to introduce creativity in your cityscape photography.
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£18pp     7 places left
Street Photography  Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday the 19th of March
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 discretely. Using the exciting backdrop of Leeds City Centre, you will be taught the components of street photography from a professional photojournalist. Bookings is essential, once booked you'll receive an email booking confirmation with more details on this meet up.
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£18pp     8 places left
Spring Nature Photography Meetup

Spring Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday the 2nd of April
Temple Newsam Leeds - 10:00 am - 2 hours
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 Temple Newsam grounds which are rich in nature photography opportunities.
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£18pp     9 places left
Street Art Photography Meetup

Street Art Photography Meetup

Saturday the 16th of April
Leeds City Centre - 10:00 am - 2 hours
Leeds is a city renowned for its street art. In this meetup we will tour a number of sites in the city centre to explore the street art. We will practice different techniques and how choose the best camera settings to include street art in your photographs in a creative way.
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£18pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Photography Fundamentals Masterclass

Photography Fundamentals Masterclass

Saturday the 23rd of April
Leeds City Centre - 10:00 am - 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 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
This was a really informative and enjoyable event. Sheenah explained the basics of the camera so it was easy to understand and gave me the skills to take a good picture. I would highly recommend the class to others. I hope to take on further classes in the future.
5/5
Claire Duck
January 16th 2022
I enjoyed the evening... Sheenah was patient and very knowledgeable..thanks Sue
5/5
Sue Hustler
December 20th 2021
Like minded people guided well
5/5
Tim Spackman
December 20th 2021
Sheenah was excellent. She was very informative and knowledgeable explaining everything with patience. I previously did Street Photography with Sheenah and because of this had no qualms in booking this.
5/5
Maria Bartusiak
December 4th 2021
Really enjoyed it, Sheena was friendly, knowledgeable and really interesting to spend time with.
5/5
Gina Goldman
November 13th 2021
Very much enjoy them!
5/5
Barnaby Panton
November 6th 2021
Teaching style was amazing. It is clear that Sheena knows what she's talking about and expresses that in her teachibg
5/5
Mark Hempel
November 6th 2021
Very informative and sheenah is a lovely friendly tutor and very helpful.
5/5
Sarah Smith
November 3rd 2021
Informal and friendly experience. Advice and guidance tailored to each candidate. Knowledgeable approachable tutor. Highly recommended.
5/5
Peter Kitching
October 19th 2021
great atmosphere and content. thank you.
5/5
Julita Jonca-Mbazuigwe
October 16th 2021
Absolutely fantastic. I learned loads and am really pleased with my pictures
5/5
Ruth Rushton
October 11th 2021
Very good, lots of useful tips.
5/5
Roger O'Neill
October 10th 2021
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.