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Taking control of your Sony DSLR on location, Friday 14th September 2018

Are you using your DSLR to its full potential? Do you understand all of its features and settings? We aim to get you up to speed with the latest technologies and take advantage of your cameras full potential- opening up a whole world of new possibilities and creative opportunities! We have located this course at the Andover Hawk Conservancy to give you some interesting scenes to photograph during the practicalís Ė a great location to add to your learning experience! We will explore in depth techniques that you can use to achieve eye catching photographs that will set you above the rest! With a combination of theory and practicalís we aim to cut through the jargon offering you a fun and interactive photography day lead by an expert in the field!


Topics we will cover will include:


Making the most of your camera

Understanding advanced settings

Focusing Techniques

Composition and what makes a good image

Colour and shooting for edit

Metering & Exposure




About your tutor

Proactive and passionate professional photographer Mark Higgins will be leading this workshop. Mark has over 15 yearsí experience in the photography industry, 8 yearsí of which he worked at Nikon UK as a product specialist, and then head photography trainer at Nikonís Photography Training Center of Excellence in London. Mark has extensive experience of creating both videography and photography using both Nikon, Canon & Sony equipment to create content for global brands and has also published a book on Time-lapse Photography.

Outline of the day

10:00- 16:30


The day takes place at the Hawk Conservancy in their meeting room. As well as the classroom based work you will be able to enjoy taking images around the venue which is host to a wide variety of birds of prey. Our aim is to provide a relaxed learning environment and participants are encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. As well as classroom theory Mark will be demonstrating what you have learned, and the day will be packed full of practicalís to get you using your cameras as much as possible. We will break for a 45minuet lunch at around 1pm and the day will finish up at 4:30pm. Tea and coffee and lunch is provided. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary requirements so we can let the café know.



Course Requirements

Knowledge level

Intermediate Photography knowledge: understanding of aperture, ISO and Shutter speed


Things to bring



Memory cards

Spare Battery

Pen & Notepad


Other Essentials

Suitable clothing for indoors and outdoors

Comfortable outdoor footwear

Event cost £99.00 per person.