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Photography Workshop for Beginners - Cancelled

Date: Sat 25 July

This event has been cancelled. In order to keep us all safe, we’ve taken the difficult decision to cancel all our events running before 1st August 2020. Please see our FAQs for more information. The below information is for reference only.


Time: 10am-4pm
Price: £65 per person. This ticket includes admission to Martin Mere.

Heather Beckett is delighted to offer this beginner-friendly photography workshop at Martin Mere. She’ll teach you everything you need to know to capture amazing images all year round, in any season, with any camera.

Have you ever wondered what ISO, Shutter and Aperture really mean? How do photographers get such fabulous shots of birds in flight or capture the water droplets as they preen themselves? Heather will talk you through all of this and more.

The session begins with an introduction from Heather about her work and she’ll show you some examples, followed by a run-down of what you’ll learn on the day. She’ll then go through the basics of how a camera works and what the ‘triangle of light’ is all about.

Once the basics are covered, it’s straight outside to put learning into practice and be taught as you go. You’ll go on a tour of the centre, stopping as and when to start taking great photos of the amazing birds and mammals around the site.

Martin Mere is a brilliant place to learn about photography – you’ll be in beautiful surroundings with lots of wonderful wildlife, some so friendly they’ll even let you feed them by hand! As well as taking photographs of the captive collection, you’ll also be encouraged to take photographs of lots of garden birds around the reserve that we all know and love.

Book your place on this one-day workshop today to take your photography to the next level!


Terms & Conditions

  • Please meet in the main reception.
  • Anyone under the age of 16 also needs to be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Not suitable for children under the age of 12.
  • No refund will be given if you do not attend on the day. If you cannot attend, you must notify us at least 48 hours before the event to be issued a refund.
  • If the event is cancelled due to bad weather conditions we will endeavour to move you to an alternative date or issue a refund.
  • No refreshments are supplied as part of this course
  • If you have any queries regarding your booking please call 01704 895181.