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Upcoming Events

Depth of Field and Bokeh Photography Class

Depth of Field and Bokeh Photography Class

Sunday the 10th of July
Canoe Lake - 9:00 am - 3 hours
Understanding Depth of Field. A look in to aperture and how it is used to focus on some things but not others! Objects will be set up to help you play with experimenting with depth of field as we simultaneously learn how our settings on our camera affect where we can focus.
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£55pp     only 5 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT PORTSMOUTH
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 around Portsmouth.

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 Portsmouth Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.

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.

REVIEWS
Really informative and enjoyable.
5/5
Tony Howe-Haysom
May 29th 2022
I enjoyed this workshop , Carlos was really knowledgeable and had an engaging way of talking about photography.
5/5
Rachael Roberts
May 29th 2022
I loved, I learned so much in regards to shutter speed, iso and aperture. I highly recommend it.
5/5
Paromita Majumder
May 3rd 2022
5/5
Nigel Henderson
May 2nd 2022
I really did thoroughly enjoy this experience. Carlos was clear, thorough, knowledgeable and helpful. I will definitely book on another course with him.
5/5
Karen Lavery
May 1st 2022
It was a very good event where we learned basic considerations we should have in mind to get outstanding photography.
5/5
Paromita Majumder
March 20th 2022
An interesting course that introduced me to the idea of moving away from always using Auto to trying manual control of aperture etc. Most of the session was pitched at the right level. A few items were a bit more technical, but were used to give background info. Carlos was very approachable and did a good job with leading the event.
4/5
John Lapworth
January 24th 2022
Great teaching at the right level to cover all
5/5
Daniel Yarker
January 24th 2022
Great teaching at the right level to cover all
5/5
Daniel Yarker
January 23rd 2022
Great teaching at the right level to cover all
5/5
Daniel Yarker
January 23rd 2022
The event was relaxed and informal and met some great people.
5/5
Lisa wilson
November 21st 2021
Great opportunity to meet others and get out shooting. Carlos was brilliant.
5/5
Neil Campbell
November 21st 2021
INSTRUCTORS
Carlos Alexandre Pereira
Urban explorer, travel, and architectural photographer. Film and digital user, preferably B&W. Online/digital writer, and publisher. Authorial photography educator. After 20 years of professional experience as an Internationally Certified Project Manager, I acquired the confidence to be successful in any new and exciting challenge. That’s why in 2012 I became a full-time photographer, an activity that I have been experimenting with, since early in my life as an amateur. Soon I began to use my photography skills to develop a new professional career as an architectural photographer. During this time, I developed skills such as creativity, improvisation, and management of stakeholders with backgrounds and expectations vastly different from what I was used to. I was also able to use my well tested and reliable skills such as planning, attention to detail and my ability to learn new technics and technologies. Nowadays I have my photography work being sold at specialized photography and art galleries and through a network of professional contacts from the architecture and interior design areas. My commercial and authorial portfolios are available at: www.capfotografia.com and https://calexandrep.myportfolio.com. Since my first job as an Electronic Technician and throughout my whole career I have always engaged with training activities, developing, and teaching technical and non-technical courses. To start providing photographic education, technical and/or authorial, was a natural step and part of my routine since the beginning. Another additional activity that I have been engaged to as a photographer is to create photography and travel related content to my own blog and writing/collaborating to other blogs. In 2014 I launched my own digital/online magazines focused on photography and travel content. The magazines are available to read online at https://issuu.com/fotografiaetal