Photography News Issue 49

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Photography News | Issue 49 |







8 World Photo Adventure In2018WorldPhotoAdventure has some fantastic workshops. In April there’s Camargue Wildlife, shootingthefamousCamarguehorses as they gallop through salt lagoons. In May, to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, there’s the chance to photograph the architecture of the cemeteries with Candia Lutyens, granddaughter of Sir Edwin Lutyens. In May and June, it’s off to the Dordogne for the French Gardens photo workshop with International Garden Photographer of theYear’sPhilipSmith.Also in June there’s fashionandnude photography with The French Touch workshop hosted by John Denton at Domaine des Jasses in southern France. And in October head to Haute Savoie in the FrenchAlps, to photograph fauna, the colours of autumn and spectacular waterfalls.

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world for sustainable explorer travels in polar regions, Hurtigruten offers unique nature-basedadventures tosomevery photogenic locations via adiverse fleet of expedition ships. The company lists more than 200 excursions and activities, and destinations include Europe, the Americas and even Antarctica. Close to home there’s unrivalled access to the stunning Norwegian fjords and photo hotspots like the Lofoten Islands, with a chance to glimpse the Northern Lights. If you want to spread your wings further, there are expeditions to see the midnight sun in Greenland and the polar bears in Svalbard, well within the Arctic Circle. You can even follow the Northwest Passage from Canada to Greenland, or trace the Andean coast of South America from Costa Rica to Chile. 020 3603 7112 leader

Created by Mark Cleghorn, The Photographer Academy is a unique online training platform offering video tutorials that feature pro photographers at work. With over 2000 films on the site, each around 20 minutes long, and new videos added each week, plus regular live streaming events, you can learn whenever it suits you, on desktop or mobile. The range of subjects and styles covered is exhaustive with everything from basic exposure and lighting to tips on setting up a successful photographic business. It’s a subscription service and there are three tiers of membership, starting at £49 per year, and as well as the video content, you get critiques once a month. There’s also a seven-day 100% money back guarantee. support@thephotographeracademy. com 01446 730592

Did you know that the Royal Photographic Society dishes out training as well as awards and letters after your name? There are online and workshop courses, ranging from shooting and editing to selling work through picture libraries and managing a photographic business. Workshops typically run for one to two days. Over the next few months there are workshops on macro and art, car shoots, wedding photography, architecture, art nudes and, of course, landscape and portraiture (including Simon Ellingworth’s seminar on getting the most from your subject on 16 November). Workshops are open to RPS members and non-members, but members receive a discount. Suggestions are sought for future workshops,too,soifthere’ssomething youwant covered, let the RPS know. 01225 325733 01903 337008

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