There are only 5 places available on this workshop.
This workshop costs £69.99
The workshop is suitable for professional and amateur photographers of all levels. We ask you to familiarise yourself with using your camera and learn how to change settings quickly before attending the day, this will enable you to enjoy the experience fully.
The day will start at 10.30am and conclude at 16.30pm with a break for lunch and plenty of comfort breaks throughout the day, most of the day will be out on the streets. There is a lot of walking during the day and the event may take place in inclement weather so come prepared.
You will spend the day with Fujifilm X Photographer Matt Hart exploring the streets picking up tricks and tips on Matt's style of Street Photography throughout the day. Matt’s Street photography workshops and courses are fun, informative and relaxed. They are both challenging and highly enjoyable and designed to stretch your imagination.
The course will give you an insight into the way Matt works and his style of Street Photography. You will learn how to anticipate and capture that decisive moment at various locations. Matt will guide you around the best streets for Street Photography, so that in the future you can come back and explore for yourself.
Matt uses the Fuji XPro2 and X-T1 with a 27mm or 16mm Prime lens.
You can bring any DSLR or mirrorless camera on this course; fixed lens compacts are also welcome. If you are wondering what lenses to bring 50mm is ideal for full frame and 35mm film uses. APSC size sensors 35mm is ideal or lenses around the normal focal length.
The day normally starts at 10.30am with a coffee introductions and a discussion about the day. We will touch on the ethics and law and how to deal with challenges in this area.
Next we will discuss camera set up for the day and the best set up for street photography with a practical demonstration of street camera technique.
Matt will also cover the skill in spotting a possible subject, what to look for in a great scene, how to blend in and be invisible, how to capture and subject without intrusion and how to carry out your photography in public places safely. He will also discuss how to develop confidence in shooting street photography; he will also cover body language and personal space.
We normally spend around two hours covering these subjects then around 12.30am we head straight out on to the streets where you can watch the way Matt works and try out some of the tips and tricks that he shares with you.
We break for lunch around 1.30pm where we can find a quit place for a snack to discuss the mornings work and share our experiences.
We then go back out on the streets to practice your new street techniques and try and find your street rhythm and look for some interesting characters or great light !
We stay out shooting until about 4pm, we then find a quiet place to sit as a group to discuss the day and this will include lessons learnt. Matt will share is processing techniques and preferred software. Matt will give you his views on Critique and show you how to review your own work. There is no Critique session at the end of the day but you can send your work to Matt after the event to have your work critiqued.
You will be able to post your work and talk to Matt after the event through his Social Media pages or by e mail, this can includes a Flickr link to upload and share your best three images from the day and ongoing street images.
Full details of the day will be sent by e mail prior to the day.
Terms and conditions.
We are unable to give a full refund in the event of non-attendance without notice, regardless of the circumstances. We will try to find you another place on a similar course or you can nominate a friend to take your place.
In the event of sufficient notice being given (two months) we will refund 75% of your payment, the remainder will cover the administration costs of refilling the place.
We also reserve the right to cancel any of the workshops if there is insufficient demand. We will confirm the workshop is running two months before the actual date so please don’t leave it too late in booking your place.
Tickets are not transferable without first contacting us.
Tickets cannot be exchanged, transferred, or resold for commercial gain.
No food drink, accommodation or transport, is provided unless stated.
Please note Travel and equipment insurance is not included, please provide your own if required, as Matthew Hart Photography Ltd cannot accept any liability for loss damage or injury to you, your vehicle or equipment.
We do not tolerate racial, sexual, religious or abusive behavior whether it be verbal or physical from any clients, either towards our staff or other attendees, should you take part in any behavior which is deemed unsuitable you will be removed from the workshop without a refund. In extreme cases legal action will be taken.
Please make us aware of any medical issue that may affect your ability to take part.
Matthew Hart Photography Ltd does not guarantee the weather, temperature or photographic perfection on any workshops - they are all subject to occasional adverse weather. We aim to teach techniques and skills that can be take away and practiced.
Each participant takes part in the workshop at their own risk, we will give a safety briefing at the start of each session but it is up to the participant to decide whether they are confident enough or physically able to take part in each session. If you have any questions, please contact us directly.