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One Day Garden and Plant Photography Workshop
ONE DAY PLANT AND GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP A day of garden photography and tuition with professional garden photographer Julia Stanley
The Dorothy Clive Garden. Saturday 14th June 2014 Time: 10am - 4pm
This workshop is aimed at those who want to improve their garden photography. 10am – 11am Introduction from Julia. Camera, lenses and other equipment. Using your camera creatively. Getting out of Auto mode, considering light and composition. Macro photography. 11am -11.30am Guided walk around the garden with Julia to identify different points of interest. 11.30am - 1pm Shooting time with guidance from Julia 1pm - 1.45 Lunch 1.45pm - 2.30pm Additional time in the garden to photograph 2.30pm – 4pm Down loading images followed by an informal, friendly discussion on some of your selected images and a chance to ask questions. WHAT TO BRING Camera, tripod if you have one, a spare memory card and appropriate clothing, spare batteries and a laptop. You will need to know the basic functions of your camera. Please note this workshop is not suitable for those using a 'point and shoot' compact camera.
Fee £40 RHS members and DCG Friends - £50 non members/friends and to include finger buffet lunch, teas and coffees Places limited to ensure all attendees have personal attention.
For Bookings Tel: 01630 647237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Latest Published Work
I was commissioned to do the photography for a feature on the Cottage Herbery and planting up containers of herbs which has appeared in the Spring issue ofThe English Garden
Fine Art America
I am now selling work through Fine Art America enabling me to offer not just prints but canvases, metal and acrylic prints, and greeting cards. My first picture is in the catergory Wildflower Prints http://fineartamerica.com/art/all/wildflowers/prints"
2012 Workshops confirmed
Come and join me for a workshop on Digital Garden and Plant Photography. To be held at the wonderful Dorothy Clive Garden on the Shropshire / Staffordshire border. Two dates are available this year, Sunday 19th August and Sunday 16th September and both run from 10.00am through to 4.00 pm. A delicious buffet lunch will be laid on by the catering team at the garden. The workshop is aimed at those who have a DSLR camera and want to learn how to improve their garden photography. The day will cover taking control of your camera (get it out of Auto or Program mode),shooting in RAW, using light and reflectors, composition, depth of field and getting the images from camera and ready for print. The day will start with an introduction followed by some theory and ideas to try. Participants will then be able to go out into the garden to photograph and I will be on hand to help and advise. Towards the end of the day we will review our work and look at how we can optimise the images for print.
Please note limited places available to ensure all participants receive some individual attention.
Price RHS Members £40 Non Members £50 This includes a buffet lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea
Please book through the Dorothy Clive Garden www.dorothyclivegarden.co.uk Telephone: 01630 647237
Workshops for 2012
After the success of last year's one-day photgraphy workshop at The Dorothy Clive Garden I am delighted to be able to announce 2 more workshops for this year. One in August and a second in September. Further details to follow in due course. Here is what one of my students had to say.
“If you’re just starting out or if you’re a burgeoning enthusiast who wants to know a little more then Julia’s Garden Photography course is for you. Julia’s combination of an informal style and technical knowhow provides a great combination which will engage beginners and keen hobbyists alike. I had a great day, met some lovely people and learned new things that will help me to improve my photography; recommended.” PN, Shropshire
I am absolutely thrilled and honoured to have been accepted as a Full Member of the Garden Media Guild and The Professional Garden Photographers Association. See the websites here www.gardenmediaguild.co.uk and www.gpauk.org
I have got my first feature in a national magazine. Six pages in 'The English Garden' magazine on Brook Farm in Worcestershire. This is the same garden that featured on the cover of the NGS 2011 Yellow Book. I am absolutley thrilled to bits and hope this will help my application when I apply for full membership of the Garden Media Guild and the Professional Garden Photographers' Association.
29th March 2011
A great day in London at the Press Launch of the NGS Yellow Book 2011. One of my pictures was chosen to grace the front cover and I had another 5 images inside, which was very gratifying! I was presented with a framed copy of the cover as well, which is a delightful momento of the occassion. Also saw Andrea Jones which was a lovely surprise.
20th October 2010
Exciting news! I have just found out that a picture I submitted has been chosen for the front cover of the 2011 Yellow Book of the NGS.
Building on the work I had published in 'Shropshire Life', I have secured an exhibition at Dorothy Clive Gardens which will run from 7th June for two weeks.