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Thursday 16th May 2019 Rigg Lane, Nottingham, NG15 9AJ

An introduction to Macro Photography

Join us for this interactive workshop at Papplewick Pumping Station where we will teach you all you need to know about getting started with Macro photography.


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About this event

This hands on course will teach you the very best camera settings and techniques to create sharp and eye catching macro images. Macro photography can open up a whole world of creative opportunities to capture the beautiful details that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. As well as the classroom theory our day will be packed full of practical's with plenty of interesting objects for to capture and take home imagery. 

On this course we will cover

  • Macro Theory
  • Settings
  • Techniques
  • Lighting
  • Composition
  • Equipment

About your Tutor

Photographer & product specialist Mark Higgins will be leading this workshop. Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the photography industry, 9 of which he worked at Nikon UK as a brand representative and key trainer at Nikon school in central London. Mark has extensive experience of creating both videography and photography content that has been broadcast and published and has also authored a book on Time-lapse Photography that is available from Waterstones and Amazon.

Outline of the day

10:30- 16:30 

The day takes place at Papplewick Pumping Station in our own dedicated learning room. As well as the classroom based work you will be able to enjoy taking images around the venue which has plently of beautiful victorian detail and industrial objects as well as extensive grounds with lots of greenery.  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 practical’s to get you using your cameras as much as possible. We will break for a 45 minute 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.

Event requirements


  • Spare batteries
  • Camera
  • Lense cloths
  • Lenses
  • Notepad and pen
  • Camera protection - rain covers etc


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


  • Low

Other essentials

  • Sturdy outdoor shoes
  • Warm clothing

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