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14th - Cliffords Tower steps @ 18:05pm

21st - Cliffords Tower steps @ 18:15pm

York By Night Photography Walkabout

Duration of Approx 2.5 hours, if it's raining we'll move you to another date from above of your choice.

Cost of £40 per head.

York Meeting point - Cliffords Tower York - YO1 9SA by the Tower steps.

Whitby Meeting point - Whitby Abbey Car Park.

The walkabout will include tips on settings, F stop, ISO and Shutter Speed and how they all work together to produce great night images, it's geared for everyone from true beginners or those wanting to brush up on their skills or just a refresher. Numbers are restricted to a max of 5 per group as anymore hinders the amount of time i get to spend with each of you.

What you need:

  • A DSLR camera that you can put in 'M', manual mode.
  • Your widest lens if you have a few, e.g. 24, 18, 16mm etc, most come standard with a zoom 24 - 120mm or something similar which is fine.
  • A Tripod (images like below cannot be handheld shots)
  • Warm jacket and a hat!

Please get in touch to book your place.

Lovely comments from previous attendees:

"Attended the York walkabout course. Learnt more in the two hours than I have in the last year watching youtube and reading magazines, manuals. Well worth it, looking forwards to the studio course. Andrew is patient, knowledgeable and highly talented."

"Thoroughly enjoyed the Walkabout, would highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn more about night photography."

"I attended one of Andrew's 'York by Night Photography Walkabouts'. It was very informative, we moved round multiple locations, and I came away with some excellent tips and some nice shots. Many Thanks!"

"Had a great time last night, went on a night time photography lesson with Andrew Throup of JPO Photography.
If you are interested in photography and want to learn more I can highly recommend Andrew, he only takes small groups so he can explains things, shows you what to do and how to get around issues.
We were out for about 2.5 hrs around York, starting at Cliffords Tower, then onto the Shambles and various other locations."

"Thanks again for tonight I learnt so much!!! Have just about thawed out now and looking forward to learning more!!"

"Can't recommend Andy and this class enough - such a bargain and you learn loads "

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