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Tuesday 23rd May Thursday 25th May 2023 Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8FZ

Landscapes of west Cornwall: Capturing the coastlines and landscapes of Cornwall spread out over 3 days with tuition from a professional landscape photographer

Join us with professional landscape photographer Don Bishop as we take you on a photography learning adventure, capturing some of the best locations that west Cornwall has to offer!

725.00 - Includes 2 nights B&B

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About this event

Join us in the spring for a photography landscape trip to one of the UK's most picturesque locations: Cornwall. TimeLine Events has once again teamed up with photographer and tutor Don Bishop to offer this fantastic landscape photography workshop, spread out over 3 days to offer you 2 dawns and 3 sunsets as well as plenty in-between. This is the perfect opportunity to really hone your skills in landscape photography by getting expert advice in some fantastic locations. The costs of the course includes en-suite hotel accommodation in Helston with breakfasts each morning.

Cornwall with its rugged cliffs and rocky seascapes as well as charming seaside towns will offer wonderful photography opportunities. The variety and natural beauty you can find here is truly fantastic and at this time of year the thrift will be in flower coating some of the coastline in vibrant pinks and purples. Planned locations to visit will include areas like Lands End, Mousehole, Sennon Cove, Botallick Mines, St Ives, Godrevy Head, Kynance Cove, Porthleven & St Michaels Mount. Our aim is to give you the best tips and advice to achieve stunning and eye catching landscape photographs by taking you to some of the best locations on offer in this area, and closely following the best weather for each location. Professional landscape photographer Don Bishop will be guiding you through camera settings, composition and also post processing techniques to bring out the best in your images. He will be sharing his experience and knowledge of this wonderful subject with the aim of having you coming home with images that you are truly proud of, with plenty of one on one time throughout the course.


ABOUT YOUR TUTOR
Don Bishop has been a keen enthusiast photographer for over 30 years, initially concentrating for the majority of that time on photographing his other great passion steam trains. He went full time professional in 2006 and increased the time spent on landscape subjects and now has a comprehensive collection of fine art prints available of coast, country and mountain areas of the UK. His images are frequently published in magazines and he loves sharing his passion of photography and helping others improve their skills by offering expert tuition. 

WHATS INCLUDED
The course fee includes 2 nights accommodation in your own private an en suite room with breakfast each morning. Transport for each day of the trip is also included as we have 3 drivers and cars to drive everyone around each day to all of the photo locations. There is free on site parking at the Hotel which will be the Premier Inn in Helston which will be a good central location for photography.

TIMINGS & DATES
This course will begin at 15:30 on Tuesday 23rd May 2023 and finish up at sunset at 21:15 on Thursday 25th May.

GROUP SIZE
This course will be limited to 9 photographers and will be run by Don Bishop with Emily Mudie assisting.

ACCOMODATION
We will be staying in Helston at the Premier Inn which is a good central location for the photography areas we will visit. There is free on site parking for your stay. The course fee includes 2 nights Bed and Breakfast for the night of the 23rd, and 24th May 2023.


*Please note that locations visited will depend on weather conditions.
*Images by Don Bishop, copyright Don Bishop Photography
*10% TimeLine club discounts or offer codes cannot be used for this event.

Event requirements

Equipment

  • Spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Lense cloths
  • Laptop/computer
  • Filters
  • Lenses
  • Notepad and pen
  • Camera protection - rain covers etc
  • Tripod

Other things you should bring

  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Food and hot drinks included

Knowledge

  • Intermediate
  • Knowledge of ISO Shutter Speed and Aperture

Fitness

  • High
  • There will be some up hill walking on this event
  • There will be a fair amount of walking on this event

Other essentials

  • Sturdy outdoor shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Wet weather gear

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