Tag Archives: Confidence using your camera

How to Pose a Model – My First Welshot Event

Image taken by Steven Boswell at the Welshot Photographic Academy Evening - How to Pose a Model

So this is me on my modelling debut at the Welshot event “How to Pose a Model” and I have to admit I was not expecting to be “the wrong” side of the camera! But I have to say it was great fun and more importantly I got a taste of what it is like […]

Oil, Smoke, Water & Macro – Creative Photography with Welshot

Welshot Photographic Academy - Creative Photography

Oil, Smoke, Water and Macro – Creative Photography with Welshot As I’ve been writing a review of some photos I’ve taken for my photography course and many of them were taken on a Welshot academy evening, I thought I’d share my experience of the event. The event was the Oil, smoke, water and macro – […]

A Long Courtship – Finally joined as an Academy Member

A long courtship. I’ve a long courtship with Welshot. I first stumbled across the society following up on some images of Kris Williams which were and remain an inspiration. So much so that the first evening I attended as a visitor was Kris talking through his work, and although Picasso was talking about painting when […]

WelshotRewards Day -Street Fashion – Off Camera Flash & Natural Light

WelshotRewards Day - Off Camera Flash Photography in Chester with Welshot

This was my first WelshotRewards Day and I wasn’t too sure what to expect, but as with all the other Welshot events I’ve been to, it was a very enjoyable day and a great opportunity to meet some fellow Welshotters that I hadn’t met before. It was led by Eifion and Jason and we split […]

The value of my Welshot photographic One to One with Eifion

One to One Photographic Tuition wth Eifion Williams of Welshot - Jane McCaughey

The Value of my One to One photography session with Eifion from Welshot It was a cold thankfully dry, February morning when I set off from Tintwistle to Chester. I was off to have my One to One photography session with Eifion Williams from the Welshot Photographic Academy and learn a lot more about what […]

Shooting with Gels at Welshot: Chester Academy Evening – The Newbie Reports

How to shoot with gels - Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Chester

So, after a couple of years attending occasional events with Welshot I have joined, and the first event I am attending as a member is the shooting with coloured gels in Chester. Like many other photo enthusiasts I did use the coloured clip on colour filters that came with my flash and indeed sweet wrappers […]

Passion, Photography, Photo-Contests & Perseverance…

Do you love photography?  You’re here reading this blog so I am betting you do.  I am also betting that it’s a bit of an all consuming passion – almost obsessive and takes up a lot of your time, energy and thoughts as well as any spare pennies that you might have. I am also […]