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How To Shoot with Gels – Off Camera Flash – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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A firm favourite with Welshot members has always been shooting with coloured gels. Tonight at the Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Chester, based at the Crowne Plaza we will be using Off Camera Flash and working in a variety of indoor locations. You will learn about how to use OCF and gels in a creative way to light your Model up with coloured gels attached to the light source and how this will help to create truly stunning images. Using a colour wheel, you will also learn about which colours complement each other and how to avoid colour clashing.

How to Shoot & Post Process HDR Photographs – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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Tonight, at the Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Chester it’s all about shooting and making an HDR photograph.  High Dynamic Range can be a useful skill and technique to learn and can be used in a variety of situations. If it is done correctly no one will event be able to tell your images/exposures have even been merged.  Tonight, you will be learning how to shoot HDR in Low-Light using the historic location of Chester and if you would like, practising your long exposures too, before heading back were we will show you how to shoot and how to post process those images

A Night Of Inspiration at Welshot – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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The evening of 18 January 2019 saw a “first” for me, my first Academy Evening! An extremely cold evening was more than offset by the warmth of the welcome awaiting me at Chester’s Crowne Plaza hotel where over 25 attended. First things first though, an appeal was made to support the Welshot charities by making […]

Personal Projects – Get Inspired – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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Personal Projects – Get Inspired…  Is returning!  Hailed as the push people needed to “Just Get Started” within their own personal photographic projects – we are once again running this very popular event to help inspire, motivate and help you to make 2019 the year YOU do something with your own personal photography.  The Evening will be full of wonderful photos, tales of how they were taken and what opportunities have arisen for the photographers because they just started on their own personal photographic projects.  Tonight at this Welshot Photographic Academy Evening based at the Chester Crowne Plaza we will be joined by a selection of Welshot Members and they will, through imagery and words, show you how you to can make a photographic project work for you.  Whether that is to get published, make a living, enter a major competition or to develop your skills and techniques on a personal level – no matter your goal or ambition, Tonight will have leaving full of motivation and ideas for your 2019 photographic journey.

Themed Photo-Shoot & Creative Photography @ Christmas – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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Mains Studio Flash, Themed Model Photo-Shoot, Macro Photography, Creating Bokeh, Getting Creative with your Photography – that’s what it is all about at the Welshot November Photographic Academy Evening at the Chester Crowne Plaza – all with a Christmas theme. Come along for some photographic fun, learn a few new techniques and make some great images – taking full advantage of a room full of props, themed studio set-ups with models and our Welshot Team Leaders already to help YOU to get the best from YOUR camera and Photography. This is the last Academy Evening for Ellesmere Port in 2018 and we are determined it’s going to go with a bang (Christmas Crackers included) with fun, laughter, learning and photography.

Street and Documentary Photography – Chester Photographic Academy Evening

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Street Photography – One of those photographic genres that scares most people to death but one of the most rewarding once you have learned how to use your camera and conquered your fear of photographing people – either in a candid way or otherwise. At this Welshot Photographic Academy Evening led by Derek Buick the Evening session will begin by having the “Theory” explained to you with from help setting your camera up to any questions you may have. This Street Photography event will take place in Chester – an ideal and compact location for you to be able to capture a wide range of images.