Mastering Dance Photography - Manchester

£175 per person

The workshop

A one day workshop aimed at photographers that understand their camera controls who want to capture both live dance and studio dance. You will learn about techniques to freeze movement and how to introduce blur.

After a short classroom session when our dancer and Andrew

will guide you through some basic dance styles an the dancer will demonstrate the right and wrongs of dance positions. Andrew will then go into how to make sure you capture these moves successfully both as live performance when you are shooting dancers on a stage and as a studio shoot when you have control of lighting etc.

After a light lunch we will put it into practice. Using several different lighting set-ups you will learn the key techniques of capturing fabulous dance shots.

Andrew began his professional photography career shooting live performance in theatres. An expert in lighting he now travels the world running photography workshops and courses.

What you will learn:

How to shoot live dance - How to shoot dance in a studio -Understanding different styles of dance - How to tell you have captured the correct move - How to master your angles - Making the right lens choice - The best focus methods -Correct framing - Anticipating the peak of a move - Mastering your timing - How to light movement and shape

The location

The studio we have for the day is Millwood Photo Studio, Manchester.

The event

The workshop runs between 10am - 5pm at Millwood Studios. It is limited to a maximum of 6 photographers and includes lunch.

Who is it suitable for: This is an intermediate level workshop, you will need to know your camera controls but do not need experience working in a studio.

Members of the Guild of Photographers qualify for a 15% discount on this event via a discount code. For informaiton please contact steve@andrewappleton.com

The gear

You will need a DSLR or CSC camera plus suitable lenses. we recommend lenses that will cover 24 -150mm on a full frame sensor, but please bring along your kit bag, and a notepad and pen. Please let us know if you are a Sony user. If you have any questions regarding equipment, please contact steve@andrewappleton.com

The model

A professional dancer and model for the day is Bliss.

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69 Wakefield Road, SK15 1AB
Stalybridge
06 March , Sunday 10:00

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