Sign up today for our early bird offer and download your FREE PDF guide on ''The Power of Available Light" PLUS a 30-minute portfolio review and mentoring call with Fiona Elizabeth
Tuesday 3rd August
Tuesday 7th of September
Tuesday 5th October
Whether you are a portrait or wedding photographer, this workshop is for you.
Walk away knowing how to define your style
How to build an image
How to incorporate our environments
How to manage natural light using Reflectors and diffusers
Create movement and texture in our Images
Portfolio of images
As photographers, we are on a constant journey of creative discovery. We strive to take the best images for our clients. Sometimes winning, sometimes losing. As creatives, this can be frustrating. it can take years to develop our camera eye and even more define our style
09:00 Meet & Great
Arrive at Chiddingstone Castle
This stunning venue hosts our first workshop for 2021
09:30 Introductions and guest talk with Fiona Elizabeth
As a Fellow member, Judge and Mentor with The Societies and The British Institute of Professional Photography, Fiona knows what it takes to be one of the best. Learn what makes great photography and what judges are looking for in photography competitions.
10:00 What makes great photography
A photograph is built up of many elements, but lighting is essential to creating beautiful images. From clean light to Rembrandt to 90 degrees light, we learn how to light our subjects using natural, available light.
11:30 Grab your camera let's do a recce
Chiddingstone Castle brings a wealth of photo opportunities. With our stunning model in toe, we walk around the castle grounds finding great locations as Fiona demonstrates how to style, pose and create amazing photography.
12:30 Lunch & Q&A
Grab a lite bite and plan one killer shot for the afternoon session
13:00 Let's shoot!
Let's get creative & see what you are made of - The afternoon is yours, use our model and each other to practice, experiment and create photography. You have planned a killer shot; you have 15 minutes to create it!
15:30 Let's see what you created
Download your images onto your laptop, and let's see what you have created. With a quick adjustment & crop, showcase your work.
16:30 Mentoring to Excellence
Looking to push your photography even further? Want to win awards and work towards professional qualifications? Fiona talks about what mentoring is and how it helps you to elevate your skillset.
17:00 - It's a wrap! - See You Next time!
Hill Hoath Road
Kent, TN8 7AD
This beautiful historic house in West Kent is home to the Photography Retreat workshops. With 400 years of history, This amazing venue is a photographers paradise.
Early Bird Offer Available
07961 578 100
This fast-paced programme is designed for you to think more creatively, see your surroundings differently and come together with like-minded creatives.
Limited space available
Our workshops are 1-day events that are fast-paced yet easy to follow and are designed to challenge you. Our retreats are educational, inspiring and fun. With guest speakers there to inspire you, these events are designed to focus on your business and creativity.
This workshop is for photographers who want to create and develop their unique style.
Don't overload yourself with kit. Bring one camera, one or two of your favourite lenses, laptop and card reader.
Yes. You can preorder lunch & menus are included in your welcome pack.
We choose Chiddingstone Castle in Kent for the beauty of the location. It is accessible by car and parking in £3 per day
Please tell us of any allergies so we can accommodate your needs.
Yes, we are. We have run a COVID assessment and will provide masks and sanitising stations as well as take temperatures on arrival.