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Upcoming Events

WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 20 July
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
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£24      
Leeds Street Photography Meet-up

Leeds Street Photography Meet-up

Saturday 27 July
Leeds City Market, Kirkgate - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
Street photography is an exciting genre which encompasses elements of candid and documentary photography.
This meet-up 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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£24      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 03 August
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
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 in the exciting setting of Leeds.
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£67       3 places left

Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Saturday 17 August
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
Composition in Photography is how a photographer arranges visual elements within the frame.In this course, we will discuss five, seven, and even ten, rules that will enhance your photography.1 Rule of thirds2 Shapes3 Negative Space- Positive4 Line5 Symmetry and patterns6 Points7 Color8 Tone9 Distance10 BalanceAs a photographer, beginner, intermediate, or professional. Please join me so we can with together to improve your ability to see the scene you wish to photograph.
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£26      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 07 September
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
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 in the exciting setting of Leeds.
book now
£67      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 05 October
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Sheenah Kershaw
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 in the exciting setting of Leeds.
book now
£67      

Nearby Photography Groups

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 20 July
Centenary Square, Bradford, West Yorkshire - 10am - 2 Hours
Bradford Photography Group
Tanvir Shaikh
Architectural photography can be a great way of exploring and documenting a city, whether it's your home or on holiday. Its about capturing not only the design and accurate representation of a building, but to have the shots be aesthetically pleasing to the viewer's eye. An architectural photographer makes pictures, not takes pictures.

In this session, we will be covering how to better understand Architecture photography and we'll be looking at ways to take some impressive shots and the camera settings to use.
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£26      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 20 July
Tickhill Road - 1pm - 3 Hours
Doncaster Photography Group
Joshua Ashton
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      
Street Photography at Night Meetup

Street Photography at Night Meetup

Saturday 20 July
Wakefield City Centre - 7:30pm - 2 Hours
Wakefield Photography Group
Duncan Yi Chik Si
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be exploring the town at night.

At this meetup, we will practise the basics of shooting in a dark environment as we capture candid images in an urban setting.

By the end of this event, you will be more familiar with:
- How to adjust camera settings for low light.
- Using slow shutter speeds to get brighter images and create light trails.
- Capturing RAW images.
- Guidelines for shooting other people and their property in the real world.
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£26      

Street Photography Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 27 July
St. George's Square - 2pm - 2 Hours
Huddersfield Photography Group
Rizman Khan
Explore the streets of Huddersfield! A two hour meet up taking in the beautiful Victorian architecture and people of this diverse town.
We'll discuss technique, camera settings, lenses, ethics of photographing people in public and capturing decisive moments.
Whether you're interested in capturing candid moments, documenting cultural diversity, or experimenting with different photographic styles. No matter your level of expertise, come and explore Huddersfield through the lens of your camera.
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£26      
Composition in Photography Meetup

Composition in Photography Meetup

Saturday 10 August
Minskip Rd, Boroughbridge, Staveley - 10am - 2 Hours
Harrogate Photography Group
Simon Roy
Composition in photography is how a photographer arranges elements within the frame so that the image is visually appealing to the viewer. In this session we will be looking at some of the rules of composition including, the rule of thirds, leading lines, subject position, and negative/active space.

Please bring suitable clothing and footwear as there may be a small amount of walking involved.
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£26      
Motion Blur - Water Photography Meetup

Motion Blur - Water Photography Meetup

Saturday 14 September
Ripon HG4 2QA - 9am - 2 Hours
Harrogate Photography Group
Simon Roy
During this session we will be using longer exposures on fast-moving water to create a motion blur effect. We will start with a short walk along the river stoping at a few suitable locations. The main considerations will be light, aperture, shutter speed, and composition.
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£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 12 October
Minskip Rd, Boroughbridge, Staveley - 10am - 3 Hours
Harrogate Photography Group
Simon Roy
The aim of this session is to help you become more confident with your camera and move away from the automatic settings. With the guidance of a professional photographer you will learn about the exposure triangle, along with autofocus and compositional techniques that will take your photography to the next level.
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£67      
Street Photography Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 12 October
The Parkinson Building - 3:30pm - 2 Hours
Wakefield Photography Group
Duncan Yi Chik Si
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
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£26      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 26 October
Wakefield City Centre - 4pm - 2 Hours
Wakefield Photography Group
Duncan Yi Chik Si
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
book now
£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 09 November
Manygates Ln, Sandal - 4pm - 3 Hours
Wakefield Photography Group
Duncan Yi Chik Si
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      
I Shoot it, You Shoot it

I Shoot it, You Shoot it

Saturday 23 November
The Parkinson Building - 2:30pm - 2 Hours
Wakefield Photography Group
Duncan Yi Chik Si
This session, will have a wide variation of subjects and creative lighting. The idea is that you can see how I shoot a scene, and then you place your camera in position and shoot the same way. This is a very effective way to study and learn new techniques.
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£26      

Other Nearby Groups

Beginners Landscape Painting with Watercolour

Beginners Landscape Painting with Watercolour

Saturday 27 July
Brighouse - 10am - 2 Hours
Leeds Art Group
Shamim Ali
A beginner-friendly class focused on landscape painting techniques using watercolours. The session will cover the basics of landscape painting and using a set of basic watercolour brushes and paint.
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£26      
Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup

Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup

Saturday 27 July
Headingley - 10:15am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Lynn Armstrong
Join the "Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup" to embark on an exciting journey into the world of vibrant and versatile painting techniques. Through hands-on guidance and exploration, attendees will unlock the secrets of waterbased gouache, a medium renowned for its unique blending properties and opaque finish. This meetup offers a supportive environment for beginners to learn essential skills, experiment with various techniques, and unleash their creativity onto canvas. Whether delving into color theory or mastering brush strokes, participants can expect to gain invaluable insights and leave feeling inspired to continue their artistic pursuits with newfound confidence. Join us and uncover the boundless possibilities of waterbased gouache as we paint, learn, and create together.
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£26      
Watercolour Made Easy

Watercolour Made Easy

Sunday 11 August
Roundhay, Leeds - 10:15am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Lynn Armstrong
Join us for an engaging session where we will create quick and vibrant sketches using watercolour. This event is perfect for both beginners and experienced painters looking to enhance their skills.

Please note that the minimum age for participants to join our classes is 10 years old.
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£26      

Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 17 August
Hyde Park, Leeds - 10am - 2 Hours
Leeds Art Group
Rachael Lorenza
In this class, we will explore the basics of drawing and equip you with the skills needed to create beautiful and expressive artwork.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of drawing, including perspective, proportion, shading, and composition.

We will also be practicing various forms of Mark Making techniques and hopefully will make an empty page less daunting to fill up.

Perfect for complete beginners.
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£26      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 31 August
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Dive into the art of crochet, whether you're a novice just starting out, a lapsed artisan, or simply wish for some fine tuning on your basic stitches. Our class begins with the fundamentals of yarn handling, gradually moving to the construction of the time-honored granny square. With crochet materials provided and a complimentary tea or coffee, it's an experience crafted for your comfort and convenience. Embark on a creative journey with our skilled guides at your side.
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£50       4 places left
Amigurumi

Amigurumi

Saturday 28 September
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Ignite your imagination and enhance your crochet technique at our exclusive workshop centred around amigurumi crochet. Whether you dream of crafting a magnificent squishy plushie or smaller, delicate doll, we've got you covered. The beauty of this method is in its flexibility - you can create pieces as large or as small as you desire. Learn to read patterns, increase and decrease and sew pieces together.
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£46      

Crochet Stitches Class

Crochet Stitches Class

Saturday 26 October
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Are you feeling confined by the repetition of familiar stitches and basic crochet patterns? If you're yearning to elevate your crochet skills with new stitches, techniques, and textures, your search ends here! Join my Crochet Stitches class, specially tailored for those who have mastered the basics and are eager to delve into more intricate stitches. In this session, we'll not only explore advanced stitches but also delve into the art of pattern reading. Get ready to create a textured masterpiece that will add a touch of sophistication to your crochet portfolio. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your crochet horizons and infuse new life into your creations!
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£46      
Amigurumi

Amigurumi

Saturday 23 November
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Discover the artistry of Corner to Corner crochet with our specialized workshop. This method offers a versatile approach to crochet, allowing you to design and construct intricate pieces of any size, from grand blankets to petite squares. Its flexibility extends to shaping, letting you choose between rectangular and square formats to bring your vision into reality.

Learn how to infuse your crochet creations with vivid imagery or personalized text, and unravel the skills needed to effortlessly read patterns and decipher charts. Our workshop invites you to create a stunning shape motif of your choosing, turning each stitch into a moment of creation. Manifest your crafting dreams and redefine your crochet capabilities with our expert guidance.
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£46      
Christmas Crochet

Christmas Crochet

Saturday 21 December
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Christmas crochet!
Come and make a bauble for the Christmas tree. Beginner friendly. Learn to crochet doubles, trebles, increase stitches and sew your piece together
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£50      

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 in Leeds .

  • 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.

    Join the Leeds Photography Club on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    The meet-up was challenging, but enjoyable. Sheenah is an expert in photography, and conveyed a range of photo composition rules, hints and tips very clearly. The meet-up will certainly help me to improve my photography skills going forward,
    5/5
    Llew
    2024-03-26
    I recently attended Sheenah's photography workshop and was thoroughly impressed. Her expertise, combined with a hands-on approach, made learning enjoyable and accessible.. I left feeling inspired and excited with photography again. Highly recommend!
    5/5
    Paula
    2024-03-19
    Very enjoyable session. Sheena had researched some really interesting subjects to photograph around the city that you'd never know existed before the day. As always, plenty of advice and encouragement on hand to get the best from the day and to take forward on future shoots.
    5/5
    Grant
    2024-02-27

    Great event, taken to lots of different places each with something different to offer. It has made me look at things in a different way. Sheenah was on hand to answer any questions and review our work as we went along - brilliant!
    5/5
    Ruth
    2024-02-26
    Had a fabulous day. Sheenah worked out the level at which to pitch the lesson perfectly for my fellow student and l. Learned loads and thoroughly enjoyed it.
    5/5
    Michael
    2024-02-12
    Well organised, made everyone feel at ease. Allowed everyone the opportunity to ask questions and explanations were done in multiple ways to allow the information to be understood by everyone. I learnt so much and looking forward to the next course I do.
    5/5
    Leanne
    2024-01-29

    As always Sheena was wonderful in presenting this workshop. I actually learnt something new with my camera that I was not aware of. I will be practicing and using the extra settings.
    5/5
    Julie
    2024-01-24
    Very enjoyable. Black and white photography is not something I've explored very much but I will definitely do a lot more now.
    4/5
    Jenny
    2024-01-22
    Sheenah is always a good teacher. She is very good with all of the students and her informal style works great for everyone.
    5/5
    Mark
    2024-01-22

    Really enjoyable event, learnt a lot about technique plus new ideas and concepts to try in the future.
    5/5
    Grant
    2023-10-30
    I really enjoyed this session. Sheenah is very friendly ,approachable and knowledgeable photographer. She guided us on how to achieve the best results and I managed to get some great photos. Thank you
    5/5
    Nadya
    2023-10-16
    Really enjoyed the photography course, I learnt a lot a a beginner and Sheenah, Neil and Emilia were incredibly welcoming! Great fun for a Saturday morning and will be recommending to all my friends.
    5/5
    Tom
    2023-07-05

    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Sheenah Kershaw
    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.
    PHOTOS
    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-07-13
    Title or Location: This was taken in my back garden in Brigham Rocks Farm , Nidderdale North Yorkshire
    taken on a sunny day in springtime with Nikon D800 and a nikkor 105mm macro lens in my yard
    Credit: chris siddons

    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-07-13
    Title or Location: Cow and Calf, Ilkley.
    I just took the shot looking through the gap, before taking a photo of my wife stood on top.
    Credit: Mark Johnson
    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-07-04
    Title or Location: In my garden
    Just spotted it in the garden and thought I?d try and capture it.
    Credit: Mark Johnson
    Instagram: @yorkshirekincade

    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-06-23
    Title or Location: Harrogate Convention Centre
    Ive photographed Paloma since 2012 mainly her live shows - This was taken at Harrogate Convention Centre Approximately a month ago ( Officially)
    Credit: Ed Fielding
    Instagram: @edfielding

    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-06-19
    Title or Location: A dusty and damp store room
    I would love to say this photograph was taken during an epic battle of minds over the chess board but in truth I was in a charity store room and this old chess set had been donated, inspiration took over and this was one of many shots taken that afternoon.
    Credit: Gareth Dibble
    Instagram: garethdibble
    Leeds Photography Club
    2024-06-16
    Title or Location: Dane's Dyke, Bridlington, East Yorkshire
    Taken on the cobbled beach at Dane's Dyke, Bridlington, the lines of the sea, sand, pebbles, cliffs and seaweed all seem to meet in one central location in this shot, converging as a focal point.The moody dark sky led me to try out a dark contrast black and white filter which, other than a crop to centralise the converging point, is the only post processing.Although the standard rule of thirds doesn't apply here, I have taken a liking to capturing photos that show a vanishing point in t
    Credit: Darren Mark Walsh
    Facebook: @darrenmarkwalshphotography
    Instagram: @darrenmarkwalshphotography

    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-07-16
    Title or Location: East bank of the River Arun West Sussex
    Out for an evening walk heading up the river Arun, luckily this vessle gave an already colourful photo op a finishing flourish.
    Credit: Steve Smith
    Instagram: PS & H Photography
    Leicester Photography Group
    2024-07-15
    Title or Location: Titchwell Reserve Norfolk
    I was focusing on a Marsh Harrier and when I put the camera down I saw this Robin perched on the edge of my table. He just stared at me and patiently waited as I reset the camera. I still had my zoom on and almost fell off my seat leaning to get focus. The images of this bird are among my favourite sets....
    Credit: Mike Hobson
    Maidstone Photography Group
    2024-07-14
    Title or Location: Betws-y-Coyed North Wales.
    Taken in Betws-y-Coyed. Swallow Waterfall. Nikon D750 & Nikkor 24-120 mm lens.Long exposure 30sISO 100f/22120 mm
    Credit: Jako Ecka

    Christchurch Photography Group
    2024-07-13
    Title or Location: Castle Hill,South Island, NZ
    Castle Hill is an amazing location for Landscape and Astro photography. Used a Nikon Z6ii & 20mm 1.8 lens along with a lens warmer plus the Photo Pills planner.The moon was brighter than expected - 5 days old but it actually did us a big favour in lighting up the rocks with the Milky Way core above it. This is the jpeg with no edits.
    Credit: Kevin Woods
    Detroit Photography Group
    2024-07-13
    Title or Location: Capital Reef National Park, Utah
    I was on a photo workshop in the park with about 8 others. We set up for the night in the Cathedral Overlook campground. At about 3:30 am, the leader got us up and we drove, then hiked to this spot. We took astro shots, then waited in place for a couple hours until early light on the cathedral formations. This is was a merging of the two exposures that created this image.
    Credit: ROY GOLDSBERRY
    Facebook: ROY GOLDSBERRY
    Nashville Photography Society
    2024-07-11
    Title or Location: Percy Priest lake
    Just out to clear my head before a busy work week.
    Credit: Dave koz
    Facebook: Dave koz
    Instagram: Kozkreationphotography

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