Photography Workshops

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Morning walk in West Woods

DATE: 7th May 2022

TIME: 08:30 am – 12:30 pm

LOCATION: West Woods, Clatford Car Park

Bluebells, beech trees and beautiful photos are what this workshop is all about. Early May in West Woods is famous for its carpet of stunning bluebells, the challenge is to capture that beauty in a photograph. Your two tutors for this workshop, Gavin and Helen, will help you master the two essential components of a perfect picture: composition and light.


Your Tutors for this Workshop

Gavin JamesHelen Llewelyn

Workshop Description

We meet in the main car park on the edge of West Woods and then head into the maze of sprawling footpaths to hunt out some beautiful photographs. Whether it be with a wide angle, long or macro lens, there are boundless opportunities to capture the woods. We will look at the art of composition and how to use available light to your full advantage. You will develop your ability to see a photograph before even looking through the lens. With regular review of what you are capturing, you will quickly see how to create a photograph to be proud of and develop your skills as a master photographer.

Experience Level

Beginner to Intermediate

The workshop is suitable for any level including beginners.
All participants receive tuition and support so that tutoring can be tailored to your individual needs and experience.
Each workshop is led by two tutors.
No prior knowledge of your camera is required.


Just bring your image capturing device – be it Phone, DSLR or Box Brownie. Well, maybe not the last one! Whichever way you capture your photographs, we’ll help you to elevate your images to a higher level. We’ll be exploring in the Forest so sensible comfortable footwear like walking boots or wellington boots are advised. Tripods can be brought with you if you wish and we will share our guidance with these if you do, but they’re not an essential part of this workshop.

As with all activities, we recommend that you bring sufficient water to last the time with us, so that you don’t get dehydrated. If you take medications, please remember to bring these too. Please ensure your device is fully charged, in addition to any spare batteries also spare storage cards, where necessary.

As our English weather can be inclement, please bring suitable clothing for the weather on the day of your workshop, as we will, in all likelihood still run the day – even poor weather conditions can make fantastic photographs.


  • 8:30am: Meet in main carpark
  • 8:35 am: Introduction & Workshop Briefing
  • 12:30 pm: Workshop Finish

Booking Terms & Conditions

Please read the terms and conditions as they apply to any workshop or voucher booked with Master Photography.

Cancellation or Bad Weather

  • On the rare occasion that severe weather conditions prevent any of the photography workshops from safely or practically going ahead, other dates will be offered
  • If any of the workshops are cancelled due to ill health other dates will automatically be offered

Max and Min Participants

  • Workshop dates subject to a minimum number of participants (3)
  • In the event of insufficient bookings, alternative dates will be offered
  • Maximum group size 8 attendees.

Included in price

  • All photographic tuition and advice
  • Two tutors lead the workshops
  • One to one tuition throughout the workshop
  • Image composition and feedback throughout the workshop

Excluded in price

  • Cancellation insurance
  • Equipment insurance
  • Food / Drink – Please make sure you bring sufficient water/food to last the time on your workshop
  • Parking – some of our workshops may require you to park in a public car park where you will be require to purchase a ticket

Other Information

  • Participants are responsible for attending with appropriate footwear and are responsible for their own equipment.
  • Master Photography accepts no liability for loss or damage to persons or property
  • Should Master Photography have to cancel a booking for any reason whatsoever the liability of Master Photography will be limited to a refund of the monies paid.
  • Under 16’s welcome but must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All bookings must be made in advance through the Master Photography website
  • Bookings are confirmed within 24hrs & workshop meeting instructions will be emailed out 4-7 days prior to the event date.
  • Optional post workshop image review and feedback on your images


The meeting point for this workshop is at the car park to West Woods.

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