MIDDLESBROUGH
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Traffic Trails Photography Meetup

Traffic Trails Photography Meetup

Saturday 17 August
Middlehaven - 8pm - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
Photograph the beautiful light-trails of cars and other vehicles in motion, against the panorama of static architecture at night. for this class you will need a tripod and a zoom or wide-angle lens is preferable but you can still get good results with a normal prime or really any lens. It is the exposure and composition that is the important part. Hi-viz clothing and reflective jackets /clothing is advisable.
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£26      
I Shoot it, You Shoot it

I Shoot it, You Shoot it

Saturday 14 September
Marton-in-Cleveland - 11am - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
This session, will have a wide variation of subjects and creative lighting. The idea is that you can see how I shoot a scene, and then you place your camera in position and shoot the same way. This is a very effective way to study and learn new techniques.
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£26      
Learn Photography Basics Meetup

Learn Photography Basics Meetup

Saturday 12 October
Marton-in-Cleveland - 11am - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join our "Learn Photography Basics" as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
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£26      

Studio Photography Class

Studio Photography Class

Saturday 16 November
Breckon Hill Rd - 1pm - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
Unleash your creativity with our three-hour immersive workshop designed to enhance your studio proficiency. Our curriculum encompasses all fundamental aspects of studio utilization, including production photography flash and lighting power, along with enlightening you on various settings and materials like white board and reflectors. This is an integral learning experience set to broaden your photographic skills and proficiently handle the magic that studio lighting entails.
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£26      
Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 07 December
Linthorpe Rd, Middlesbrough - 11am - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
Introduction to Black and White Photography. What makes a good Black and White shot?

We will look at the contrast and using textures. How does the camera see the image and how do we create Black and White images in a camera or in post-production. We will look for some good examples and set some exercises.

This is a more advanced course and assumes you understand the basics of photography and controlling your camera.
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£26      
Learn Photography Basics Meetup

Learn Photography Basics Meetup

Saturday 18 January
Marton-in-Cleveland - 11am - 2 Hours
Mark Taylor
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join our "Learn Photography Basics" as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£26      

Nearby Photography Groups

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

Monday 22 July
Herrington, Houghton le Spring - 3pm - 2 Hours
Newcastle Photography Group
Jenny Vest
The park for this event is a great location to start exploring the genre of wildlife photography with its many water birds from the majestic swans to your plucky ducklings. The water is often full of activity as we head towards the end of the breeding season with many females raising their second clutch of the year.
Join Jenny to learn the basics of wildlife photography in this beautiful setting. By the end of the session you'll master some simple techniques that will get you great results, including composition techniques, and using manual settings.
Although you only need minimum equipment for this session, I highly recommend bringing a telephoto lens that goes to 200mm. If you are working with a heavy lens, I also recommend bringing a tripod with a ball joint pivot.
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£26      
Landscape & Wildlife Photography

Landscape & Wildlife Photography

Saturday 27 July
Herrington - 10am - 2 Hours
Sunderland Photography Group
Michael Veitch
It can be a lot of fun to photograph the great outdoors with scenic vistas and amazing wildlife. In this meetup, we'll review the basic camera settings, focusing on the best settings for landscapes. We'll discuss some of the techniques you can use in your landscape and wildlife photography. Then we'll put your new knowledge to work with some fun and challenging exercises.
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£26      
Flower Photography

Flower Photography

Saturday 03 August
Museum St, York YO1 7FR - 10:30am - 2 Hours
York Photography Group
Mark Sullivan
Learn all the tips and tricks you need to take stunning pictures of flowers. We will also discuss composition, lighting, and other aspects of photography that will help you create unique images. So come join us for a day of learning, exploring, and having fun.
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£26      

Beginner Photography Class

Beginner Photography Class

Saturday 03 August
Newcastle City Centre - 12:30pm - 3 Hours
Newcastle Photography Group
Jenny Vest
Join instructor Jenny on this photography class covering the basics of photography.

During this class you will gain an understanding of how your camera works, confidence using the exposure triangle, and how to use composition creatively.
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£67      
Portrait Photography Meetup

Portrait Photography Meetup

Saturday 10 August
Silver Street, Durham - 10am - 2 Hours
Durham Photography Group
Georgios Ntazos
Whether you wish to up your selfie game or begin developing a portfolio, this workshop will help you learn the basics of portrait photography and push your creativity and technical understanding.

Learn which settings are best to use, how to select the best locations, and what lighting and poses highlight a model's best features. We will also learn how to build rapport to get the best reactions and genuine emotions from a person.
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£26      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 10 August
Sunderland Town Centre - 10am - 3 Hours
Sunderland Photography Group
Michael Veitch
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67       5 places left

Summer Portrait Meet-up

Summer Portrait Meet-up

Saturday 10 August
Old Hartley - 2pm - 2 Hours
Newcastle Photography Group
Jenny Vest
Join Jenny, a portrait photographer with over a decade of experience, for a summer-inspired portrait session within the beautiful setting of Old Hartley. Bring your chosen modelspouse, friend, or older childand immerse yourself in the art of capturing the essence of summer on the beach though the genre of portraiture. During the session you'll learn the intricacies of posing, essential composition techniques like framing and utilising depth of field creatively. You'll also learn how to use props to enhance your photography and help write a story. Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate enthusiast, this session promises to enhance your skills.
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£26      
Local History Spots

Local History Spots

Saturday 24 August
City Centre - 10am - 2 Hours
Sunderland Photography Group
Michael Veitch
No description - create one in the theme or idea
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£26      
Street Photography

Street Photography

Saturday 24 August
Silver Street, Durham - 10am - 2 Hours
Durham Photography Group
Georgios Ntazos
People, cafes, vendors, street merchants, buskers, historic buildings, art installations and much more. The power of observation underpins the art of great street photography. Learning to "see" interesting detail is a practised skill and we introduce you to easy methods that will open your photographer's eye and expose you to a world that is alive with detail. The most rewarding part of the class is learning how to approach interesting people and have them willingly pose for you.

We will also go over settings, focusing techniques and lens choices common to street photography to help us capture those random chance encounters.
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£26      

Summer Street Photography Challenge

Summer Street Photography Challenge

Saturday 24 August
Newcastle Upon Tyne - 2pm - 2 Hours
Newcastle Photography Group
Jenny Vest
Enhance your observational skills during this street photography challenge within the bustling Newcastle cityscape. During this session you will learn some easy to use methods to help you gain confidence as a street photographer including how to approach and photograph interesting people and capturing unique stories. You will also understand the best setting to use with your camera to capture the moment in a fast paced environment, as well as compositional and storytelling skills.Great for all camera types including mobile phones and all skill levels.
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£26      
Composition in Photography Meetup

Composition in Photography Meetup

Sunday 01 September
Station Rd, York - 10:30am - 2 Hours
York Photography Group
Mark Sullivan
Composition in Photography is how a photographer arranges visual elements within the frame.

In this course, we will discuss five, seven, and even ten, rules that will enhance your photography.

1) Rule of thirds
2) Shapes
3) Negative Space- Positive
4) Line
5) Symmetry and patterns
6) Points
7) Color
8) Tone
9) Distance
10) Balance

As a photographer, beginner, intermediate, or professional. Please join me so we can with together to improve your ability to see the scene you wish to photograph.
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£26      
Beginner Photography Class

Beginner Photography Class

Saturday 07 September
Newcastle City Centre - 12:30pm - 3 Hours
Newcastle Photography Group
Jenny Vest
Join instructor Jenny on this photography class covering the basics of photography.

During this class you will gain an understanding of how your camera works, confidence using the exposure triangle, and how to use composition creatively.
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£67       3 places left

Other Nearby Groups

Self Expression and Abstract

Self Expression and Abstract

Saturday 27 July
Burdon Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
Pushing the boundaries of your creative abilities to harness the inner creative juice to bring your thoughts and imagination to life. Start your journey on abstract painting.
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£26      
Still Life Painting (Flowers)

Still Life Painting (Flowers)

Saturday 10 August
Burdon Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
In this session, we will be provided step by step techniques on how to start painting various floral compositions.
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£26      
Life Painting (Waterscape)

Life Painting (Waterscape)

Saturday 14 September
Barnes Park Rd - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
Have fun painting nature and a nice lake. This will give you the opportunity of being guided to paint directly from the water flows and how to best interpret them on your paper or canvas.
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£26      

Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits

Saturday 12 October
S Shore Rd, Gateshead - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
Join us for "Pet Portraits in Watercolour," Capture the essence of your beloved pet with expert guidance in this hands-on painting session. Perfect for all skill levels, this event promises a creative and fun-filled experience for all pet lovers.
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£26      
The Colours of Summer

The Colours of Summer

Saturday 09 November
S Shore Rd, Gateshead - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
Join us for "The Colours of Summer" watercolour class, where vibrant hues and sunlit scenes come to life on your canvas. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, our expert instructor will guide you through techniques to capture the essence of summer. Enjoy a relaxing, creative escape and leave with a masterpiece that celebrates the season's beauty
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£26      
Figurative Paintings

Figurative Paintings

Saturday 07 December
S Shore Rd, Gateshead - 11am - 2 Hours
Newcastle Watercolour Group
Stanley Ezeh
Discover the art of Figurative Painting in our immersive class, where human forms and expressive poses come alive with your brushstrokes. Guided by a skilled instructor, you'll learn to capture the subtleties of anatomy, movement, and emotion. Perfect for all skill levels, this class offers a rewarding journey into the world of figurative art.
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£26      

ABOUT MIDDLESBROUGH
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 Middlesbrough .

  • 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.

    Join the Middlesbrough Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    I had a great time with a very friendly group. Mark was very informative and professional, he was an expert tutor and a very knowledgeable guide for the Whitby WWC. I'm glad I went.
    5/5
    Ozzy
    2024-05-21
    I enjoyed the session very much. I gave not been out with my camera for some time and I needed something to get me started again and this group was ideal. I look forward to the next session I have booked onto.
    5/5
    Stephen
    2024-03-25
    Very well organised course. Lucy was very friendly and taught us a lot in three hours. Worth while experience
    5/5
    Yvonne Baxter
    2023-04-11

    Very relaxed and well paced. Chance to ask questions and try new settings, Friendly tutor
    5/5
    Nicola
    2023-03-07
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Mark Taylor
    I'm passionate about capturing all of life's important occasions, capturing New Memories, creating moments, creating memories, Capturing your stories with quality service. quality photos.

    Mark Taylor is available for private bookings

    Available most:

    Monday - Friday after 3pm
    Saturdays from 2pm until 8pm.
    Sundays from 11am until 8pm

    Private tutoring, weddings, portraits, and Family events.

    PHOTOS
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-07-18
    Title or Location: Wynyard Village

    Credit: Dawn Richardson
    Facebook: Dawn Richardson Photography
    Instagram: Dawn_Richardson_Photography

    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-07-15
    Title or Location: Edensor Peak District National Park
    Edensor village is located within the Chatsworth House Estate.
    Credit: Phil Metcalfe
    Facebook: Phil Metcalfe Photography
    Instagram: Philmetcalfephotography
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-07-09
    Title or Location: Bempton Cliffs. Unsociable puffin
    Me and my partner spent the day at Bempton cliffs and this was the only lone puffin that had it back to the sea, He/she was clearly not wanting to socialise with other birds. Possibly in a bad mood. This is why this particular puffing grabbed my attention.
    Credit: Daniel Twiss
    Instagram: daniel_twiss_

    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-06-24
    Title or Location: Padley Gorge in the Peak District
    Taken using a 6 stop filter plus a polarising filter
    Credit: Phil Metcalfe Photography
    Facebook: Philmetcalfephotography
    Instagram: philmetcalfephotography

    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-06-17
    Title or Location: Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    I have seen many photos of the pier at salt-burn-by-the-sea and they all seem to have the same angle or perspective so I wanted something different. A different ending to the story.
    Credit: nanakofi_one
    Instagram: [email protected]
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-06-17
    Title or Location: The Infinity Bridge
    Multiple Exposure at Sunset of the Infinity Bridge
    Credit: Andrew Sturdy
    Facebook: Andrew.sturdy.58
    Instagram: Andrewsturdyphotography

    Crawley Photography Group
    2024-07-18
    Title or Location: Otterbourne
    Watched these guys for hours, slowly but surely one of the cubs got the confidence to climb onto the logs!
    Credit: Chris Athawes
    Instagram: Chris_a_photography
    Huntingdon Photography Group
    2024-07-18
    Title or Location: Near Loen, Norway
    This photo was taken after cruising into Olden and taking the Loen Skylift, at the top of which are many trails. We took one away from the crowd and came across this little stream which lined up nicely with what I expect is it's destination. Taken on a Sony RX10IV
    Credit: Clive Durston
    Instagram: Redssnapper
    Brisbane Photography Group
    2024-07-18
    Title or Location: Snapper Rocks Qld
    Some monster waves at the iconic surfing location at Snapper Rocks
    Credit: Emanuel Papamanolis

    Baltimore Photography Group
    2024-07-18
    Title or Location: My garden, Catonsville, MD
    Every year honey bees come to cornflowers in my garden. Bees go to pickerel flowers. I try to capture bees flying. Nikon D700 Nikkor AF 60mm micro with close up rings. I use a flash.
    Credit: Kanji Takeno
    Instagram: Kanjigatortwo
    Albuquerque Photography Group
    2024-07-17
    Title or Location: San Juan Islands-Washington State
    Photo was taken in August of 2023 near the San Juan Islands north west of Seattle. We were following a family of Orca who we believe were teaching their young how to hunt. This photo was of an orca in pursuit of a porpoise. I actually have two other photos of the live pursuit with the orca tracking down and catching the porpoise. I would be happy to provide those as well if you?d like.
    Credit: Robinson Atencio
    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-07-16
    Title or Location: East bank of the River Arun West Sussex
    Out for an evening walk heading up the river Arun, luckily this vessle gave an already colourful photo op a finishing flourish.
    Credit: Steve Smith
    Instagram: PS & H Photography

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