BRIGHTON
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Aperture and Depth of field Photography Meet up!

Aperture and Depth of field Photography Meet up!

Sunday the 3rd of July
Brighton i360 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am - 2 hours
Learn the creative potential the aperture can bring to your photography. Master the art of creating shallow depth of field and the creative potential of Bokeh. Make landscape images that are sharp from foreground to background and learn top focusing tricks to make the most of small apertures. Find out how different focal lengths affect depth of field and exploit the potential of this effect! Discover key focusing tricks to take control of focus and how this can enhance compositions too! The Brighton beach front is a hub of photography potential including seascape, landscape, street photography and found still life. We will start using depth of field to capture the landscape and architecture of the coastline and then, as things get busier see how depth of field can be applied to street photography and portraiture!
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£21pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
“Colour” Photography Meet Up

“Colour” Photography Meet Up

Sunday the 17th of July
Brighton Train Station - 9am - 2
This is a terrific opportunity to take in many of the photographic opportunities and genres the City of Brighton and Hove has to offer. We will focus on colour photography. Learn techniques from the early master's of colour photography such as William Eggleston. Learn how to use colour as a compositional tool, how to control both the colour of the subject AND the colour of light! You will learn how to combine other compositional techniques with colour as well as technical skills such as shallow depth of field, and fast shutter speeds to capture "the moment!". A fun meet focusing on making the most of the wildly varied urban picture opportunities in the centre of Brighton. The walk will start with the period architecture of the Brighton Train Station and then we will head off towards the North Laines taking in the new build apartment blocks, quaint shops with historic details and some vivid colours as well as plenty of Brighton's famous Street art!
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£21pp     12 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday the 31st of July
Brighton i360 - 9am - 3 hours
Do you own a dslr, mirrorless or bridge camera but have never shot off auto? Then this meet is for you!! You will learn how the camera functions in the key modes on the mode dial. Learn to control the camera in program mode and take control of exposure as well as the joy of black and white photography. Learn how to take control of the aperture and creative depth of field techniques! Learn how to take control of the shutter and freeze motion and capture time! Informative friendly tuition in each technique will be enhanced with some fun and creative picture making challenges. A great introduction to photography as a fun and creative hobby!
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£55pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Urban Photography and Architecture Part 2

Urban Photography and Architecture Part 2

Sunday the 7th of August
Brighton Train Station - 9am to 11 am - 2 hours
This is a terrific opportunity to take in many of the photographic opportunities and genres the City of Brighton and Hove has to offer. We will focus on Architectural photography. Taking in the regency styles of Brighton juxtaposed with the modern side of the city. Learn how to approach making architectural photographs using dynamic composition such as leading lines, dramatic point of view and the Dutch Tilt with the added drama of in camera black and white! Engage with different strategies to make a "portrait" of a building, from the wide shot, to close up details. Learn how to juxtapose one style of building with another, include people to mix up with a bit of street photography and use them to give a sense of scale! learn how to use light and shade to add dramatic effect to your compositions too! The walk will start with the period architecture of the Brighton Train Station and then we will head off towards the new development behind Brighton station, taking in the new build apartment blocks, quaint shops with historic details and some vivid colours as well as plenty of Brighton's famous Street art!
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£21pp     10 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beach Photography Meetup

Beach Photography Meetup

Sunday the 11th of September
Brighton Palace - 9 am - 2 hours
A very British View! Nothing quite says Kitch Brittania like the beach. This meet up will focus on different street photography techniques as well as some great "coastal scape" opportunities. We will learn compositional techniques to make the most of the hustle and bustle of activity. Learn how to nail exposure and focus every single time! Learn how to make the most of colour and set the camera for dynamic images and vivid colour. We will also have a look at the image making opportunities both Piers and the i360 have to offer. Is there a more interesting way to photograph these iconic structures! Full technical support given throughout making the most of what promises to be a fun and creative meet!
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£21pp     12 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday the 18th of September
Brighton i360 - 9am - 3 hours
Do you own a dslr, mirrorless or bridge camera but have never shot off auto? Then this meet is for you!! You will learn how the camera functions in the key modes on the mode dial. Learn to control the camera in program mode and take control of exposure as well as the joy of black and white photography. Learn how to take control of the aperture and creative depth of field techniques! Learn how to take control of the shutter and freeze motion and capture time! Informative friendly tuition in each technique will be enhanced with some fun and creative picture making challenges. A great introduction to photography as a fun and creative hobby!
book now
£55pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT BRIGHTON
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
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 in the Brighton Photography Facebook Group



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
I was a great event thoroughly enjoyed it and as usual Toby was brilliant teaching explaining everything etc
5/5
Dave Gunn
June 20th 2022
Informative and gun
5/5
Penny Marler
June 20th 2022
Excellent, finally found what I?ve been looking for. I found Toby to be a first class tutor.
5/5
Tony Mullen-Orriss
June 19th 2022
A very enjoyable walk. This is the second meet with Tobi and on both occasions I have found him encouraging, helpful and full of ideas on how to improve my photography. A dab hand with the fuji camera for tips too!
5/5
Judy
May 29th 2022
As always I thought it was a great event, well presented and explained by Toby as usual, the guy is a very talented Photography who has a great way of explaining everything in a way that its easy to understand. I class myself as a intermediate photographer who has learnt some many tricks and techniques, whilst being coached by Toby. already booked for the Composition workshop in a few weeks
5/5
Dave Gunn
May 28th 2022
As always the event was brilliant I picked up some great tips from Toby as I always do He is such a great teacher very relaxed atmosphere with a fun way of explaining and learning looking forward to next course that I will attend
5/5
Dave Gunn
May 15th 2022
It is always good to know new things.
4/5
William Duarte
April 17th 2022
Lots of positive constructive & creative ideas & support
5/5
Angela Whitney
April 16th 2022
I really enjoyed it. Tobias was a friendly, supportive, and interested tutor. The feedback he gave during the workshop was useful, insightful, and positive. I would certainly attend another workshop with him.
5/5
Jez Noond
April 16th 2022
Well timed & focused Tobais incrediblely helpful & patient & creativitiley inspiring
5/5
Angela Whitney
April 3rd 2022
Great local knowledge from a very attentive friendly helpful coach
5/5
Steven Williams
April 3rd 2022
Great locations - excellent tuition from Toby, very knowledgeable and attentive.
5/5
Steven Williams
March 21st 2022
INSTRUCTORS
Tobias Slater-Hunt
Tobias is a Brighton based photographer and artist with some 25 years experience and holds both a BA and an MA in photography. His work has been both widely exhibited and published. He has also taught photography across various community colleges in Sussex for the last 6 years. Tobias believes photography to be a terrific way of engaging with the world and people as well as a powerful tool for learning creativity and self expression.