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Getting Creative with Photography in Conwy – Llandudno Photographic Academy Evening

Let’s get creative in Conwy!  Forget about the London A to Z, this Welshot Photography session, based in Conwy, is all about looking for those often missed photo opportunities.  A to Z style!  Embark on a visual journey through the charming streets of Conwy, North Wales, in our immersive creative photography workshop. Join us as we wander through this historic town, its medieval walls, and picturesque harbour, discovering hidden gems and iconic landmarks alike. Led by seasoned photographers, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to refine your skills while capturing the essence and character of Conwy.

From learning how to follow a commercial travel photography brief (think tourist brochure) to capturing images from our creative challenge this photography adventure will have you seeing. making and creating images using lead in lines, juxtapositions, reflections, a birds eye view and not to mention a snails point of view too.  You can also expect low-light and long exposures too as sunset will be 21:11  So, grab your camera, bring your favourite lens and come join the Welshot gang for a fun, creative and productive evening of photography in Conwy.

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced shutterbug, our hands-on guidance and expert tips will help you unleash your creativity and elevate your photography to new heights. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Conwy’s architecture, landscapes, and people, and leave with a portfolio of stunning images that tell the story of your experience. Don’t miss this chance to explore, learn, and create unforgettable memories in one of Wales’ most enchanting towns.

Low Viewpoint taken from the Llandudno Beach front looking towards the pier with dark and brooding sky

Seascapes, Sunsets & Long Exposure Photography – Llandudno Photographic Academy Evening

Embark on an unforgettable journey into the captivating world of seascape, sunset, and long exposure photography at our Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Llandudno, North.  Our photography session will start on the LLandudno prom, just a short stroll from the Welshot Creative Hub where we will capture a variety of images, before making our way for sunset at West Shore when you will dive into the artistry of capturing stunning seascapes, and as the sun dips below the horizon of the Llandudno West Shore, overlooked by Conwy Mountain, you will paint the sky with a breathtaking palette of colours.

Learn the secrets of long exposure techniques, transforming crashing waves into silky-smooth textures and ethereal clouds into wispy dreams. Our Welshot Team Leaders will guide you through every step, from mastering camera settings to composing the perfect shot. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting your journey, join us for an immersive experience where creativity meets the natural beauty of the coast.

Elevate your photography skills and create timeless masterpieces against the backdrop of the mesmerising North Wales seascapes at sunset.  You might even spot the famous Llandudno Goats!

Creative Table-Top Photography – Llandudno Photographic Academy Evening

Unlock your creative potential and delve into the captivating world of table-top photography at this months Welshot Photographic Academy Evening in Llandudno! Join us for an immersive experience where you’ll learn to transform everyday objects into stunning works of art through the lens of your camera. Our Team Leaders will guide you through the fundamentals of lighting, composition, and styling, showing you how to capture compelling images that tell stories and evoke emotions.

From Macro (Close-Up) to Flat-Lay and knolling.  From learning how to capture movement in water to working with oil, colours and textures – this photography session will keep you busy taking photographs all evening!

Whether you’re a seasoned photographer looking to expand your skill set or a beginner eager to explore the endless possibilities of photography, our May Academy Evening offers a supportive environment to experiment, learn, and grow. Don’t miss this opportunity to ignite your imagination and elevate your photography game to new heights!

Book your place now and embark on a journey of creativity and discovery and let Welshot help YOU to get the best from YOUR camera.

Photo taken in lowlight along the Shropshire Union Canal in Chester.

Low-Light & Long Exposure Photography, shooting for HDR and Cityscape Photography. That’s what will be happening at this Roving Academy Evening in Chester. This Welshot Photographic Academy adventure will start at the Old Harkers Arms, which will then, will take you and your camera on a gentle stroll alongside the Shropshire Union Canal that meanders through Cheshire. From learning how to use your camera in low-light conditions, taking long exposure photographs to shooting for HDR, this photographic workshop is guaranteed to provide you with the inspiration needed to capture some stunning and dramatic images. This photography event is perfect for the photographer who loves nightscapes and architecture.  As the sunset will be at 16:40 on the 24th January 2023, You will be working in extreme low-light conditions.

Were taking advantage of the ‘still early’ darker evenings and getting out and about with our cameras to capture the Anglesey coastline in extreme low-light conditions.  At this Welshot Roving Academy Evening, based in Beaumaris, we will be shooting long exposures – from Gallows Point to the Pier itself.  Shooting in low light can be challenging – Tonight you will be learning how to each element of the exposure triangle (ISO / Shutter / Aperture) to create your image.  Understanding the exposure triangle is an important part of knowing how to use your camera, especially when shooting in low light.  Learning how to use your shutter speeds and exposure times with the ambient (natural light) will help to create a variety of looks in your photographs. At this low-light and long exposure seascape photography workshop you will be capturing and creating unique and inspiring images to be proud of.

Riverscape Low-Light & Long Exposure Photography from the Welshot Roving Photographic Academy Evening is always one of most popular Roving Academy Evenings – everything from long exposures to shooting for panoramic images. Capturing the details of this wonderful, historic and vibrant skyline, from the coming and goings of boats, ferries and ships on the River Mersey the photographer will never be at a loss for something to capture in their camera. If you love architectural photography, the Liverpool skyline has it all, from the M&S Bank Arena and the Liverpool Museum which provide the modern influence to the Liver Buildings and Three Graces showcasing the historical architectural delights.

Grab your camera, charge you battery, it’s time for the Welshot Low-Light & Creative Cityscape Photography – Chester – Roving Academy Evening event.  Meeting at the Chester Crowne Plaza we will be walking along part of the walls and towards the River Dee where we will capture the historical atmosphere of Chester.  From low-light to long exposures, from wide landscapes (Cityscapes) to stunning details that you will only find in this Roman City – this photography workshop is going to have you and your camera looking for lead in lines, reflections, and details galore. You will be learning to ‘See’ images in Black & White and how to make the most of whatever the weather and light throws at us. From picture in puddles (if it rains) to long, creative exposures, which will have us capturing traffic trails. From wide Cityscape vistas to getting those detail shots – this event will have you going home with plenty of photographs secure on your memory card.  

Anglesey Bridges at Night – Low-Light Photography –  the September Welshot Roving Photographic Academy Evening is guaranteed to have you using your camera in low-light conditions and learning how to shoot long exposures.  If architectural photography is your jam then this is the photographic workshop event for you.  From Telford’s Menai Bridge to Robert Stephensons Britannia Bridge, which both connect the Island of Anglesey to the mainland of North Wales, these photogenetic structures will both delight and reward the photographer. Starting from the Coed Cyrnol Car Park, we will be walking along the Belgium Promenade, stopping at Llandysilio Island (otherwise known as Church Island) to capture the Britannia Bridge in all her splendour, before heading towards, and underneath, the magnificent Telford’s Bridge.  As we walk up to, onto and over the Menai Bridge itself we will capture this historical structure from both sides and all angles in our cameras.  If time permits, we can then make our way, by car, to the local lookout layby near to the A55 (and Britannia Bridge) so you can capture both bridges in all their glory as you head home from a wonderful evening of low-light, long exposure and architectural photography. 

Astro & Night Photography – How to shoot the night sky. Join the Team Welshot for our second Astro photography workshop at Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia for an Evening of night photography. From low-light, long exposures to how to photograph the night sky this Welshot photographic event at Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia will keep you and your camera busy taking stunning images from before sunset to long after the sun has gone down. You will learn how to make long exposures to capture the lake and sky as well as clouds and dramatic mountain landscape in low light conditions. For those who would like to learn the art of light painting, we will be lighting up the picturesque bridge that leads up to the lake.

Photo of a man-made water feature in Rhyl, Norht Wales - shot at night in low-light with the coloured lights displaying

Low-Light and Long Exposure Photography – Rhyl Harbour is located on the spectacular North Wales coast and it will be our starting point for this Welshot Photographic Roving Academy Evening. Fishing boats, sand dunes, seascapes, long exposures and low-light photography will be our focus on this learn your camera photography workshop session before moving along the waterfront to capture the architecture of Rhyl.