Alan is not just a good photographer …
14 July 2017
Alan is not just a good photographer but a fabulous teacher as well.Very helpful with his accurate and honest advice. You can tell he is passionate about what he does and one can feel it , that's what I liked the most about it and his knowledge which he is ready to impart to amateurs like me. I had fabulous 3 days of 1 to 1 with Alan and learned a lot from him. I would definitely in the future love to learn more from him. Thanks Alan !!
An excellent introduction to photography
31 May 2017
Alan's beginner class was really informative and I learned a lot. It has inspired me to use something other than 'Auto' on my camera and I hope to attend some of Alan's classes in the future to improve my photography.
After a long day at work I expected …
18 May 2017
After a long day at work I expected this course to be hard going, but Alan presents the course in a really engaging way which made the time fly by. The course content is really down-to-earth with a definite focus on the end result of improving your photography, rather than getting bogged down in the technical minutiae of every little thing.
It will take a long time to absorb and practice the skills learnt in this course, but it has definitely served as a great foundation to take me beyond simple auto snapping. Would recommend
Absolutely excellent course.
18 May 2017
Absolutely excellent course.
The 5 week beginners course was perfect for me. Alan is a brilliant teacher who explains things clearly and in an easy-to-understand way. He takes the time to make sure everyone understands and is happy to go over things again and again. The weekly assignments are fun and challenge you to think differently about your photography. Having the feedback for your images both educational and a boost in confidence.
Can't put a price on what this course has taught me. Spent my entire life taking photos, had a DSLR for over a year, and studied photography at A-Level. But I learned more about the technical side of photography in the last 5 weeks than I did in all that previous time.
A perfect spring board to take my photography that step further, and hopefully allow me to do what I love for a living. When time and money allow, I fully intend on going on future courses and workshops.
02 May 2017
Definitely worth the early start, excellent morning. Helpful and friendly assistance with composition and technique, came away with the means to improve and having had a really enjoyable and fun time.
Would recommend Alan's workshops to all photographers of any ability.
03 April 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed the first class and am really looking forward to the next one. The content was brilliant and Alan was really engaging, it's clear he is very good at what he does and passionate for people to share the same love of photography.
Get Off Auto
01 April 2017
I spent over 2 hours with Alan this week learning how to 'Get Off Auto'.
Not being very confident with my new, very red, DSLR I was more than a little apprehensive that I would not learn anything.
I am so chuffed that I now have an understanding of the 'triangle' and can start to take photographs without letting the camera do all the work.
I am currently doing the practice excercises that Alan set as 'homework' and am looking forward to attending the next 4 sessions with him.
I would highly recommend Alan if you are just starting out on your photography journey. He is an easy going, very knowledgeable professional photographer and having seen a few of his landscapes I can only wish that I can achieve a little of what he has achieved over the years.
Excellent Beginners Course
29 March 2017
The initial beginner's course that I attended was the perfect introduction to what could be expected if the extended beginner's course was embarked upon.
Participation and discussion was encouraged and the class was conducted at a pace that was suitable for everyone.
The emphasis was not simply on the technical settings of the camera, which of course needed to be learned, but equally on "seeing" and composing a photograph.
It was very motivating and inspiring, particularly having viewed a variety of Alan's own photographs.
bracketing and filter workshop
26 January 2017
Excellent tuition both verbal and practical
12 January 2017
Had a really great time. Alan taught me alot and was happy to share his knowledge and expertise. The other students was very nice also. I will definately be going on more of Alans workshops.
If you are interested in learning more about photography you should really go on one of his sessions.