1-2-1 Workshops

At Peter Rhoades Photography we provide various types of 1-2-1 workshops covering all aspects of digital camera use and nature photography.

Our 1-2-1 workshops are available for clients requiring personal tuition. These workshops are a friendly, informal, practical way to learn where you can ask as many questions as you wish, and take part in the working practices of a nature photographer.

All our workshops can be tailor made to suit your own specific requirements, so content and locations are totally flexible. To buy any 1-2-1 workshop please use the online payment options at the bottom of this page.

Digital Camera Workshop

Struggling to get to grips with your camera and all its functions, then we can help, we simplify the whole process allowing you to get great pictures within a very short period of time.

During a normal workshop we will cover the following subjects explaining and showing clearly their relevance in producing great images:
  • Understanding and utilizing the cameras various modes, manual/shutter priority/aperture priority and bulb mode
  • Understanding exposure covering apertures /shutter speeds/ ISO speeds and their relevance in creative photography
  • Focusing modes and their applications
  • White balance settings for general use and creative applications
  • Light metering techniques - how to get the best out of your cameras various settings, evaluative/partial/spot metering to produce the best results
  • Reading the histogram display and understanding its relevance to exposures, a vital tool within the modern digital camera
  • Depth of field it's uses and how it can be controlled by lens and aperture choice
  • Raw and jpeg files explained

Locations for this workshop can be based at your home or any other location of your choice, but we tend to recommend spending a day out with you in the field. Not only will you gain knowledge and confidence in your camera you might come home with some great pictures.

The price of a one day 1-2-1 workshop is £180.00.

Adobe Photoshop Workshop

Our Photoshop workshops are run on a one to one basis and provide a bespoke service tailored to your requirements.
We simplify the processing methods of converting raw digital files into finished professional images. We teach a step-by-step approach to conversion, that is easy to follow and understand, but produces results to exhibition standards.
We believe that the best environment for learning is the one you are most comfortable in. For this reason we are prepared to travel to your home, or a location of your choice, with a laptop loaded with the latest software. In this way you can ask all the questions you need at a pace you feel comfortable with.

A normal one day workshop will cover the following subjects depending on time and the clients requirements/abilities:
  • Raw conversion techniques for the ultimate image quality
  • Adjustments layers - A very simple but powerful tool within Photoshop, often over-looked
  • Understanding levels and how it works
  • Understanding curves - one of the most powerful and useful tools in Photoshop
  • Noise reduction and its effect on images
  • The Tool Palette and Photoshop's interface
  • Colour adjustments
  • Highlight and shadow tools
  • Understanding histograms and what they mean to image processing
  • Masking tools and techniques
  • Blending modes
  • Clone stamp tool and healing brush tools used to remove unwanted objects from images
  • Cropping and resizing images
  • Sharpening images for print and web use
  • How to set up and use Actions within Photoshop

The price of a one day 1-2-1 workshop starts at £180.00.

All one to one workshops can be totally customised to your own requirements.

To book any 1-2-1 workshop please select the relevant workshop on the drop down menu and then click the Add to Cart button and we will contact you to arrange a mutually agreeable date and time etc.

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If you have any questions on any of the 1-2-1 workshops please contact Peter on 07775 591668 or email us on peter@prhoades.co.uk