HUNTINGDON
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 09 December
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 2pm - 3 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Discover the full potential of your camera and move beyond automatic exposure. This event is an opportunity to delve into understanding shutter speed, aperture, ISO and their influence on exposure. Learn from experts and use your newly acquired skills under the supervision of a professional photographer. Revamp your photography by joining us on this enlightening journey.
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£61       4 places left
Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Saturday 06 January
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 11am - 2 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Landscape photography is possibly one of the most popular genres, so we'll be looking at how you can improve your shots and help your photos stand out from the crowd. We will be focusing on composition, panoramas, equipment tips and settings to use.

All skill levels welcome! The professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
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£24      
Macro Photography Meetup

Macro Photography Meetup

Saturday 20 January
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 1pm - 2 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Discover the enchanting world of macro photography, where even the smallest subjects emerge in magnificent detail. Embrace a unique photographic journey that magnifies the beauty of flowers and breathes life into tiny insects. Visible to us mostly from afar, these subjects now take center stage, appearing life-sized and more significant. Get ready to experience an exclusive perspective, bringing the unseen into sharp focus. Delve into the exciting world of macro photography you won't want to miss.
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£24      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 03 February
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 1pm - 3 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Discover the full potential of your camera and move beyond automatic exposure. This event is an opportunity to delve into understanding shutter speed, aperture, ISO and their influence on exposure. Learn from experts and use your newly acquired skills under the supervision of a professional photographer. Revamp your photography by joining us on this enlightening journey.
book now
£61      
Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography

Saturday 17 February
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 11am - 2 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Master the fascinating art of long exposure photography and capture the magical beauty of movings clouds and calming, smooth water movements. Long exposure, a technique that allows the shutter to remain open for extended periods, transforms ordinary photos into mesmerizing masterpieces. Come, join us, and unlock the potential to create extraordinary effects in your photographs.
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£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 02 March
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 1pm - 3 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Discover the full potential of your camera and move beyond automatic exposure. This event is an opportunity to delve into understanding shutter speed, aperture, ISO and their influence on exposure. Learn from experts and use your newly acquired skills under the supervision of a professional photographer. Revamp your photography by joining us on this enlightening journey.
book now
£61      

50mm Lens Meetup

50mm Lens Meetup

Saturday 16 March
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 1pm - 2 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Uncover greater flexibility and striking effectiveness with the 50mm lens, rightly known as an essential asset in any photographer's gear assortment. Devoid of the constraints of wide-angle or telephoto lens, this illustrious lens mirrors the same scale as your eye. Consequently, it flourishes in a myriad of styles such as landscape, street, portrait, and product photography. Our riveting gathering aims to disseminate fundamental camera settings and highlight the efficacy of shooting with a prime lens. In addition to unearthing some elementary techniques to exploit the 50mm lens, we guarantee a wealth of opportunities to implement your newly acquired skills and channel them towards enriching your photographic journey. Explore the potential within, as we navigate the versatile realms of photography together.
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£24      
Bokeh for Beginners

Bokeh for Beginners

Saturday 30 March
Brampton Rd, Huntingdon - 11am - 2 Hours
Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
Do you want to capture photos that feature a stunning bokeh effect?

In this session, I'll explain everything you need to know about bokeh, including:

- The definition of Bokeh
- The perfect bokeh camera settings
- How you can produce bokeh for jaw-dropping results

Join us if you're ready to become a bokeh master.
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£24      

Nearby Photography Groups

Shooting in Manual Mode Class

Shooting in Manual Mode Class

Saturday 16 December
Furzton Lake, Milton Keynes, ENG - 10am - 3 Hours
Milton Keynes Photography Group
Sean Bastow
Dive into the captivating world of manual photography and master your camera settings at our exclusive class. Specially tailored for those yearning to transition from auto to manual mode, this unique learning experience aims to boost your confidence and skills in handling your camera. Our course highlights include comprehensive coverage of essential camera functions and an in-depth exploration into the exposure triangle - shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Don't just take pictures, create them with purpose and passion. Turn your vision into reality today.
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£61       5 places left
The City at Night

The City at Night

Saturday 16 December
Cambridge City Centre - 5:30pm - 2 Hours
Cambridge Photography Group
Al Montasser Osman
Many people don't think about nighttime being a good time to do photography since there's a lack of light. However, armed with knowledge about your camera's settings and the properties of light, nighttime photography can be a lot of fun.

In this meetup, you'll learn about the best camera settings for nighttime photography. We'll also explore the kinds of light available to us and how to use that light to make some awesome photos. As always, there are exercises that will help you put your new knowledge to work.
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£24      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Sunday 17 December
Mayor's Walk - 10am - 2 Hours
Peterborough Photography Group
Mark Parker
Step into a world rich with detail and bring it to life through the lens of your camera. Enhance your powers of observation and learn the art of compelling street photography. Experience the variety and vibrancy of street life - from bustling cafes, busy vendors, street merchants, and talented buskers, to historic buildings and inspiring art installations.

Learn to discern the interesting in the everyday and develop a practiced skill of spotting those unique details. This journey of discovery uncovers easy methods that open up your photographer's eye, exposing you to the nuances that make a picture worth a thousand words.

The truly gratifying part of the experience becomes learning the art of approach. Engage with intriguing individuals and learn how to make them comfortable enough to willingly pose for you. This is the heartbeat of captivating street photography.

To complement your new observational skill, we will also guide you through the intricacies of the technical side. Discover the suitable settings, focusing techniques, and lens choices that are common to capturing those serendipitous encounters in street photography. Capture life's randomness and make it extraordinary with the power of photography.
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£24      

Street Photography at Night Meetup

Street Photography at Night Meetup

Saturday 30 December
Cambridge City Centre - 5:30pm - 2 Hours
Cambridge Photography Group
Al Montasser Osman
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be exploring the centre of Cambridge at night. At this meetup, we will practise the basics of shooting in a dark environment as we capture candid images in an urban setting. By the end of this event, you will be more familiar with: - How to adjust camera settings for low light. - Using slow shutter speeds to get brighter images and create light trails. - Capturing RAW images. - Guidelines for shooting other people and their property in the real world.
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£24      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Sunday 07 January
Mayor's Walk - 10am - 2 Hours
Peterborough Photography Group
Mark Parker
Step into a world rich with detail and bring it to life through the lens of your camera. Enhance your powers of observation and learn the art of compelling street photography. Experience the variety and vibrancy of street life - from bustling cafes, busy vendors, street merchants, and talented buskers, to historic buildings and inspiring art installations.

Learn to discern the interesting in the everyday and develop a practiced skill of spotting those unique details. This journey of discovery uncovers easy methods that open up your photographer's eye, exposing you to the nuances that make a picture worth a thousand words.

The truly gratifying part of the experience becomes learning the art of approach. Engage with intriguing individuals and learn how to make them comfortable enough to willingly pose for you. This is the heartbeat of captivating street photography.

To complement your new observational skill, we will also guide you through the intricacies of the technical side. Discover the suitable settings, focusing techniques, and lens choices that are common to capturing those serendipitous encounters in street photography. Capture life's randomness and make it extraordinary with the power of photography.
book now
£24      
Street Photography Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday 13 January
Cambridge City Centre - 11am - 2 Hours
Cambridge Photography Group
Al Montasser Osman
You will learn how to take better photos. You will be more comfortable photographing strangers in public. You will capture the beauty of any place you visit. You will learn how to get more creative shots. You will learn how to interact with your subjects.
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£24      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 14 January
Park Ave S. - 10am - 3 Hours
Northampton Photography Group
Loredana Sabau
Seeking to master your camera settings and escape from automatic exposure mode? Seize this exceptional opportunity to understand your camera better. Participate in this event where you'll learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and how these factors influence your exposure for that perfect shot. Post the briefing, apply your newly learned skills under the mentorship of a professional photographer. Immerse yourself in this engaging experience to enhance your photographic knowledge and skills.
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£61      
Traffic Trails

Traffic Trails

Sunday 14 January
Mayor's Walk - 7pm - 3 Hours
Peterborough Photography Group
Mark Parker
Capture the breathtaking light trails of moving vehicles against the backdrop of stunning nighttime architecture with our dedicated photography event. This class requires a tripod and while a zoom or wide-angle lens is preferable, excellent results can still be achieved with a standard prime or any lens of your choice. Your creativity in exposure and composition will be the key factor. Please remember, your safety is a priority, which is why we recommend wearing hi-viz clothing and reflective jackets.
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£24      
The City at Night

The City at Night

Saturday 27 January
Cambridge City Centre - 5pm - 2 Hours
Cambridge Photography Group
Al Montasser Osman
Many people don't think about nighttime being a good time to do photography since there's a lack of light. However, armed with knowledge about your camera's settings and the properties of light, nighttime photography can be a lot of fun.

In this meetup, you'll learn about the best camera settings for nighttime photography. We'll also explore the kinds of light available to us and how to use that light to make some awesome photos. As always, there are exercises that will help you put your new knowledge to work.
book now
£24      

Bokeh for Beginners

Bokeh for Beginners

Sunday 28 January
Harlestone Rd. - 10am - 2 Hours
Northampton Photography Group
Loredana Sabau
Unlock the potential of your photography skills with our thrilling tutorial. Set forth on a quest to master the ethereal effect of Bokeh, amplifying the artistic depth of your images. Further, this session will equip you with hands-on experience in low light photography, both with and without flash. Capture the magic even in the dimmest settings and let your creativity run wild. Don't miss this exciting journey to take your photography to the next level.
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£24      
Street Photography at Night Meetup

Street Photography at Night Meetup

Saturday 10 February
Cambridge City Centre - 6pm - 2 Hours
Cambridge Photography Group
Al Montasser Osman
Street photography encompasses a wide range of genres, and this week we'll be exploring the centre of Cambridge at night. At this meetup, we will practise the basics of shooting in a dark environment as we capture candid images in an urban setting. By the end of this event, you will be more familiar with: - How to adjust camera settings for low light. - Using slow shutter speeds to get brighter images and create light trails. - Capturing RAW images. - Guidelines for shooting other people and their property in the real world.
book now
£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 11 February
Harlestone Rd. - 10am - 3 Hours
Northampton Photography Group
Loredana Sabau
Unleash the true potential of your photography by gaining mastery over your camera settings. Break free from the constraints of automatic exposure and dive into a comprehensive workshop designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the essential elements of photography: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Discover how these critical factors interplay to affect your exposure and transform your images from good to great.

Following an enlightening briefing, you'll have the chance to put your knowledge into practice with hands-on experience, guided by the expertise of a seasoned professional photographer. This interactive session promises to refine your technical abilities and artistic vision, elevating your photographic journey. Join us for an event that promises to not only educate but also inspire your creativity behind the lens.
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£61      

ABOUT HUNTINGDON
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Huntingdon .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

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  • REVIEWS
    this was a great way to spend an evening and i learnt so much, the instructor was full of knowledge and delivered it in a way that was easy to understand and follow
    5/5
    Lisa
    2023-11-26
    Really helpful and clear training, always happy to help and to answer any questions (and repeat answers where required!)
    5/5
    Rebecca
    2023-11-13
    thoroughly enjoyed the evening - Jaoa was extremely patient as and explained things really clearly.
    5/5
    David
    2023-11-13

    An excellent evening with Jo. As always he was very knowledgeable and gave fantastic input and advice. He was encouraging and positive with his feedback. We were lucky that there were periods of clear sky.
    5/5
    Kay
    2023-08-20
    Was a great evening and Joao was extremely patient and explained everything in a clear manner. I certainly learned a lot and will be trying my hand at more exposures. Highly recommend this event.
    5/5
    David
    2023-08-14
    Excellent tutor. Very professional and knowledgeable who was supportive and encouraging.
    5/5
    Kevin
    2023-08-05

    I have been to a previous Landscape event, and was unsure whether to attend. However it was well worth attending we looked at the landscape from a totally different perspective, and learned new approaches. Thank you Joao will definitely attend future courses.
    5/5
    Robert
    2023-06-19
    Joao was very flexible given the weather conditions and went out of his way to ensure that we made good use of time and resources. I found him inspirational and very down to earth, he explained technical information with real life examples. I thoroughly enjoyed the event.
    5/5
    Kay
    2023-05-08
    Great mornings photography, with a good group and excellent instructor
    5/5
    Robert
    2023-04-10

    Really enjoyable afternoon, presented by an experienced, very competent professional, in a relaxed and friendly manner. Would highly recommend the beginners course to; novices, intermediate level and those wanting to have a go at photography for the first time, as the course covers many areas.
    5/5
    Rob
    2023-03-13
    Amazing class, thank you. So much enjoyed it. Loved the location as well. Met like minded people, it was really very good.
    5/5
    Ramune
    2023-03-13
    Would rate 5 excellent Instructor, knowledgable and very welcoming would highly recommend
    5/5
    Rob
    2023-02-27

    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Joao Yordanov Serralheiro
    Born in Portugal and Residing in Cambridge UK, Joao has always been passionate about photography. His favourite themes are Landscape, Macro, Street and Astro Photography. Please check his portfolio website at www.joaoysphotography.com

    Joao Yordanov Serralheiro is available for private bookings

    Available most Saturdays and Sundays, timings to be arranged case by case and depending on type of tutoring requested.

    All aspects of Landscape, Street Photography, Macro and Astrophotography

    PHOTOS
    Huntingdon Photography Group
    2023-11-08
    Title or Location: The Old Bridge over the Great Ouse river at Huntingdon
    Taken on 25th October 2023 at 16:55 while on a regular walk, using my Samsung Galaxy S20 phone.I loved the stillness of the river, and the way the setting sun illuminated the bridge arches. I find the whole picture very peaceful and calming.The photo is as taken, and not modified in any way. The settings were automatic. F /1.8, 1/765, ISO40 according to the details.
    Credit: Chris Ratcliffe
    Instagram: cgcratcliffe

    Huntingdon Photography Group
    2023-10-26
    Title or Location: Knaresborough
    The viaduct was built in 1851 for the Leeds & Thirsk railway. Unfortunately, as the viaduct was almost finished, it collapses into the River Nidd & had to be rebuilt. It opened three years later than planned. Taken 11th October approx 4pm.
    Credit: Ann Atkin
    Birmingham Photography Group
    2023-12-06
    Title or Location: Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield
    Vulcan XM655, landed at Wellesbourne Airfield in Feb 1984, Still in running order.At a paid-for up close and personal event there.After a downpour in the afternoon, I managed to get down low and muddy to line up a handheld reflection as a bracketed HDR of 7 shots.As the sun started to set behind me, giving a nice reflective sun hue over the aircraft and minimising shadows. The resulting standing water gives a great reflection in reverse.45mm 1/30 f4
    Credit: Craig Burley
    Facebook: Craig.Burley.5
    Instagram: Craig.Burley.5

    Reading Photography Group
    2023-12-06
    Title or Location: New Forest wildlife park
    Worth a visit to the New Forest wildlife park , great to see wolves in the Forest again ..&128522
    Credit: Mark Isaacs
    Facebook: MI photography

    Sacramento Photography Group
    2023-12-05
    Title or Location: Osaka Aquarium, Osaka, Japan
    Photo taken at Osaka Aquarium, Osaka, Japan. This was a pretty cool aquarium. Several tanks were several stories tall with viewing area on each floor. This photo is of a Black Crown Night Heron. Shot with my Nikon Z8 Nikon Z24-120S 4.0Processed with Photoshop Topaz . I shoot raw so I used several adjustment layers to achieve the desired look.
    Credit: John P Simpson
    Ocala Photography Group
    2023-12-05
    Title or Location: Christmas Boxer
    I was testing out a new backdrop that I purchased for a family mini Christmas shoot that I have coming up. I used to make my children be my models but since they are grown Zeus, my boxer, was such a good boy and was my model. This was shot on a Canon EOS 6D with the EF 24-105mm f/4L at 24mm, ISO 320, 1/160. I used two Alien B800 strobes with white umbrellas.
    Credit: Sharon Howard Photography
    Facebook: Sharon La Casse Howard
    Instagram: sharon.howard.photography

    Pasadena Photography Group
    2023-12-04
    Title or Location: Glendora
    In 1989 I started a tradition of Photos with Santa. At the time I was Public Relations Director and Event coordinator for Bless Keller, later to merge with Dilbeck Realtors as Director of P.R. and Special Events. When I started this event we had 3 offices and Santa and I would show up at each office for a Holiday Party and Free Santa Photos. This was a client appreciation event as well as an introduction event to our communities. Over the years we increased our locations to 14 offices. This
    Credit: Bev Widney
    Peterborough Photography Group
    2023-12-04
    Title or Location: Ham Cut at Ferry Meadows.
    Kingfishers are very active at the moment. This one caught a fish and I was lucky enough to catch the picture as it turned it's prey around to swallow it head first.
    Credit: Rob Walker
    Facebook: Rob Walker Photography
    Instagram: rob100walker
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