Learn and develop your photography skills with MelenCourses.

Phil Richardson the tutor with over 10 years professional photography experience photographing portraits, corporate, children, weddings and products.

Photography courses are held at Ashridge Estate National Trust, Ashridge Business School, St Albans and London.

Phil Richardson, MelenCourses, Little Gaddesden, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, near London M1/M25.


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Learn Black & White Photography: London

Workshop Details - 7 hours from 1000 till 1500 0945 Meet at Paternoster Square 1000 St Paul's: Lines, Tone & Form 1100 Millennium Bridge 1200 Lunch (not provided) plenty of options in Borough Market 1300 Street Photography: Borough Market 1400 South Bank 1500 End The full details on our website, including dates and locations

Learn Photography for Beginners: Ashridge House

Workshop Details - 5 hours 0945 till 1400 0945 Meet for coffee 1000 Using Your Camera 1130 Using Natural Light 1230 Lunch (please bring your own) 1300 Photograph the building and grounds 1400 People and Fuzzy Backgrounds (apertures & depth of field) 1500 End Please arrive by 0945 as the course will start promptly at 1000.

35mm film Photography for Beginners 0930 Meet Starbucks nr Farringdon station 0940 Film loading demonstration Farringdon 1000 Cross Process Film (100 iso Slide): vintage: Smithfield Market 1030 Cross Process Film (100 iso Slide): Brutalist architecture 1100 Pushed Black and white film (400 iso): Brutalist architecture 1200 Lunch (not provided) plenty of options or bring your own 1230 Black and White Film (400...

Filters, Flash & Low Light Photography For Beginners 1045 Coffee Filters 1100 ND Filters and polarisers 1145 ND Grad Filters 1215 Creative filters 1300 Lunch Flash 1330 Using your flash 1345 Direct Light 1400 Bounced lighting 1430 Diffused flash light 1500 Mixed flash with ambient light 1600 Coffee Low Light 1630 Low Light & Long Exposure Photography 1730 Sunsets using ND Grad filters 1800 Painting with Light using torches and flashguns 1830 End