WAKEFIELD
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Upcoming Events

Long Exposure Photography

Long Exposure Photography

Saturday 25 May
Albion St, Leeds City Centre - 7pm - 2 Hours
Duncan Yi Chik Si
Unlock the secrets of long exposure photography and discover how to masterfully capture stunning light trails that will elevate your photographic skills. Join us for an immersive workshop where we delve into the art of extending your shutter duration to create visually arresting images. This session is perfect for those looking to explore the dynamic world of long exposure and tripod photography, providing hands-on experience to enhance your technique and bring a new dimension to your creative portfolio.
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£24      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 08 June
Wakefield City Centre - 3:30pm - 2 Hours
Duncan Yi Chik Si
Embark on a delightful photographic journey designed to captivate the eyes and stimulate the creative spirit. Join fellow photography aficionados for a leisurely stroll, as we explore a tapestry of visual splendor, capturing the essence of our surroundings through our lenses. This engaging outing promises a dynamic range of subjects, from the candid spontaneity of street photography to the grandeur of architectural marvels, the tranquil beauty of seascapes, and the thought-provoking allure of abstract compositions. Whether you're honing your skills or simply reveling in the joy of photography, this event offers an atmosphere of camaraderie and discovery, perfect for shutterbugs of all levels.
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£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 22 June
Albion St, Leeds City Centre - 6:30pm - 3 Hours
Duncan Yi Chik Si
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
£61       5 places left

Nearby Photography Groups

Black and White plus Sepia Photography Class

Black and White plus Sepia Photography Class

Saturday 01 June
Leeds City Centre - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Photography Club
Sheenah Kershaw
Discover the art of monochrome magic as we delve into the craft of creating captivating black and white photographs. Learn to harness the power of contrasting lighting, embrace the elegance of simplicity in subject selection, and master the techniques of powerful composition. Beyond the grayscale, our workshop will also guide you in transforming your snapshots into timeless sepia and subtle color wash tones, adding depth and a classic touch to your visual storytelling. Come along and unlock a new dimension of photographic expression.
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£61       5 places left
Portraiture Photography

Portraiture Photography

Saturday 01 June
Humber Street - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Hull Photography Group
Anete Sooda
Portrait Photographyusing beautiful streets and available spaces indoors. We will focus on getting the best portrait in both outdoors and indoors. Lighting techniques, angles, camera settings and most importantly, make yourself and the model (in theory) feel comfortable and use public space as your backdrop. For a full portraiture photography experience, we will have a model joining us for most of the session.
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£26      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 01 June
Tickhill Road - 1pm - 2 Hours
Doncaster Photography Group
Joshua Ashton
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We will be looking at composition, focus, and colour.

Many professional offices and places of business have large prints gracing their wall space of things such as fields of flowers, a butterfly perched on a leaf, and a single dew drop on a rose petal. These beautiful images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make subjects pop.
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£26      

Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thirds

Saturday 01 June
Queensgate, Huddersfield - 2pm - 2 Hours
Huddersfield Photography Group
Rizman Khan
One of the most basic tenets of composition is the Rule of Thirds. Although most people are familiar with this technique it is often forgotten in the haste to take a photo. However you ignore it at your peril as it can make an average snap into something which is has tension and dynamism.

In this meetup we will practice using the Rule of Thirds in a setting full of photographic possibility.
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£26      
Macro Photography Meetup

Macro Photography Meetup

Sunday 09 June
Trinity Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT - 2pm - 2 Hours
Huddersfield Photography Group
Rizman Khan
Macro photography is a unique form of photography that involves photographing small objects to make them look life-sized or more significant in the photo. The usual subjects include flowers and small insects, which we don't normally get to see up close with the naked eye.

The class will start when the insects are more active. So be ready to explore and capture breathe-taking macro images.
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£26      
WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 15 June
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Leeds Photography Club
Sheenah Kershaw
A fun and relaxed walk with our cameras covering a variety aspects of photography from street, landscape, architecture, seascape and abstract.
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£24      

City Photography Meetup

City Photography Meetup

Saturday 15 June
Station Court - 1pm - 2 Hours
Doncaster Photography Group
Joshua Ashton
As a participant, you can anticipate delving into the dynamic streets of Doncaster, seizing the essence of urban existence through your camera lens. You'll explore the bustling life around the place, capturing the energy of shoppers and the unique architecture. The nearby streets may feature talented buskers, adding to the vibrant atmosphere of your photography experience. The iconic train station will provide ample opportunities for capturing the movement and energy of travellers, while the serene River, lined with boats, offers a tranquil contrast to the city's hustle and bustle. Through these diverse locations, you'll refine your skills in composition, lighting, and storytelling, all while immersing yourself in the distinctive ambiance of this historic city centre in South Yorkshire, England.
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£26      
Editing Photography Class

Editing Photography Class

Sunday 16 June
Kingswood - 4pm - 3 Hours
Hull Photography Group
Stefano Cavallini
Take the next step in your photography journey and unlock the full potential of the post-editing process!

In this course, you will learn how to transform RAW files into finished and captivating photos, ready for printing.

We will be working with the latest version of Adobe's powerful software: Lightroom.
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£67      
Leeds Street Photography Meet-up

Leeds Street Photography Meet-up

Saturday 29 June
Leeds City Market, Kirkgate - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Leeds Photography Club
Sheenah Kershaw
Street photography is an exciting genre which encompasses elements of candid and documentary photography.
This meet-up will give you the skills, techniques and confidence to become a better street photographer. We will cover camera settings, reading a situation and tips on shooting discreetly.
Using the exciting backdrop of Leeds City Centre, you will be taught the components of street photography from a professional photojournalist.
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£24      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 30 June
Trinity Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT - 2pm - 3 Hours
Huddersfield Photography Group
Rizman Khan
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      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 06 July
Leeds Docks - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Photography Club
Sheenah Kershaw
This class is designed for absolute beginners who want to get started in photography and photographers who need to brush up on fundamental skills. This class will equip you with the confidence behind the camera to tackle any photographic subject and give you the skills and technique to achieve great photographs every single time. We will jargon bust and explain in simple terms how to get the best pictures out of any scenario. During this course we will cover such topics as the Exposure Triangle, Camera Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Composition. Everything will be explained in easy to understand terms and you will have the chance to practice your photography in the exciting setting of Leeds.
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£61       5 places left
Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Sunday 14 July
Queensgate, Huddersfield - 2pm - 2 Hours
Huddersfield Photography Group
Rizman Khan
Architectural photography can be a great way of exploring and documenting a city, whether it's your home or on holiday. Its about capturing not only the design and accurate representation of a building, but to have the shots be aesthetically pleasing to the viewer's eye. An architectural photographer makes pictures, not takes pictures.

In this session, we will be covering how to better understand Architecture photography and we'll be looking at ways to take some impressive shots and the camera settings to use.
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£26      

Other Nearby Groups

Exploring Waterbased Oils: An Introduction Meetup

Exploring Waterbased Oils: An Introduction Meetup

Sunday 26 May
Headingley - 10:15am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Lynn Armstrong
Dive into the vibrant world of waterbased oils with our "Exploring Waterbased Oils: An Introduction Meetup." This meetup offers a fantastic opportunity to learn about the unique properties and techniques of water-based oils, perfect for both beginners and experienced artists looking to expand their skills. Our knowledgeable instructor will guide you through the basics, from understanding the materials to creating your own stunning artwork. Join us to unlock the potential of water-based oils and add a new dimension to your artistic repertoire!

Please note that the minimum age for participants to join our classes is 10 years old.
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£35      
Corner to Corner Crochet  Class

Corner to Corner Crochet Class

Saturday 08 June
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Discover the artistry of Corner to Corner crochet with our specialized workshop. This method offers a versatile approach to crochet, allowing you to design and construct intricate pieces of any size, from grand blankets to petite squares. Its flexibility extends to shaping, letting you choose between rectangular and square formats to bring your vision into reality.

Learn how to infuse your crochet creations with vivid imagery or personalized text, and unravel the skills needed to effortlessly read patterns and decipher charts. Our workshop invites you to create a stunning shape motif of your choosing, turning each stitch into a moment of creation. Manifest your crafting dreams and redefine your crochet capabilities with our expert guidance.
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£42      
Floral and Nature Watercolour Painting

Floral and Nature Watercolour Painting

Saturday 08 June
Roundhay, Leeds - 11am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Michelle Ann Abhijit
Join the floral and nature watercolour painting session because it offers a unique opportunity to focus on studying floral and nature painting techniques in a structured environment. During the two-hour session, you will have the chance to select your own reference in the garden, take photographs, and complete one or two studies of the plants and flowers. The session will provide guidance on how to compose floral and nature paintings using both traditional and contemporary composition methods. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, this session is perfect for nature enthusiasts looking to meet like-minded individuals and further develop their painting skills. By participating, you will have the opportunity to choose subjects in the garden, receive guidance on completing studies, and take away homework to practice the techniques learned.
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£26      

Exploring Urban Landscapes: Line and Wash Watercolour Meetup

Exploring Urban Landscapes: Line and Wash Watercolour Meetup

Saturday 22 June
Leeds City Centre - 10:15am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Lynn Armstrong
Discover the vibrancy of urban landscapes by joining the "Exploring Urban Landscapes: Line and Wash Watercolour Meetup." Learn the techniques of line and wash watercolour to capture the essence of city scenery and unleash your creativity. Come and capture scenes of the city in line and wash, an exciting and fun way to paint and draw, suitable for all abilities. Connect with like-minded artists, share experiences, and be inspired by diverse urban landscapes. Don't miss this unique opportunity to gain a new perspective on familiar surroundings and bring urban scenes to life through the beauty of watercolour.

Please note that the minimum age for participants to join our classes is 10 years old.
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£26      
Amigurumi Class

Amigurumi Class

Saturday 06 July
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Amigurumi class for beginners to advanced.

Are you inspired by the crochet toys you see around but think you won't try because you don't know how to do it and it looks too hard?
Well then, this is the class for you!

Are you past the beginner stage of crochet and ready to expand your skills and knowledge by learning Amigurumi.

During this 3 hour session you will produce your own filled amigurumi heart and be well on your way to taking on more amigurumi challenges.
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£46      
Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup

Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup

Saturday 27 July
Headingley - 10:15am - 2 Hours
Leeds Watercolour Group
Lynn Armstrong
Join the "Discover Waterbased Gouache: A Beginner's Meetup" to embark on an exciting journey into the world of vibrant and versatile painting techniques. Through hands-on guidance and exploration, attendees will unlock the secrets of waterbased gouache, a medium renowned for its unique blending properties and opaque finish. This meetup offers a supportive environment for beginners to learn essential skills, experiment with various techniques, and unleash their creativity onto canvas. Whether delving into color theory or mastering brush strokes, participants can expect to gain invaluable insights and leave feeling inspired to continue their artistic pursuits with newfound confidence. Join us and uncover the boundless possibilities of waterbased gouache as we paint, learn, and create together.
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£26      

Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 31 August
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Dive into the art of crochet, whether you're a novice just starting out, a lapsed artisan, or simply wish for some fine tuning on your basic stitches. Our class begins with the fundamentals of yarn handling, gradually moving to the construction of the time-honored granny square. With crochet materials provided and a complimentary tea or coffee, it's an experience crafted for your comfort and convenience. Embark on a creative journey with our skilled guides at your side.
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£50       5 places left
Corner to Corner Crochet  Class

Corner to Corner Crochet Class

Saturday 28 September
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Ignite your imagination and enhance your crochet technique at our exclusive workshop centred around Corner to Corner crochet. Whether you dream of crafting a magnificent blanket or smaller, delicate squares, we've got you covered. The beauty of this method is in its flexibility - you can create pieces as large or as small as you desire, in both rectangular and square formats. Want to incorporate vibrant pictures or even text in your crochet artwork? No problem at all! This class offers the unique opportunity to master the versatile Corner to Corner technique while learning to seamlessly read patterns and interpret charts. Bring your vision to life by creating a simple yet beautiful shape motif of your selection. Shape your creativity, one stitch at a time.
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£46      
Crochet Stitches Class

Crochet Stitches Class

Saturday 26 October
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Are you feeling confined by the repetition of familiar stitches and basic crochet patterns? If you're yearning to elevate your crochet skills with new stitches, techniques, and textures, your search ends here! Join my Crochet Stitches class, specially tailored for those who have mastered the basics and are eager to delve into more intricate stitches. In this session, we'll not only explore advanced stitches but also delve into the art of pattern reading. Get ready to create a textured masterpiece that will add a touch of sophistication to your crochet portfolio. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your crochet horizons and infuse new life into your creations!
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£46      

Corner to Corner Crochet  Class

Corner to Corner Crochet Class

Saturday 23 November
Easterly Rd, Roundhay - 9:30am - 3 Hours
Leeds Crochet Club
Leoni Cohen
Discover the artistry of Corner to Corner crochet with our specialized workshop. This method offers a versatile approach to crochet, allowing you to design and construct intricate pieces of any size, from grand blankets to petite squares. Its flexibility extends to shaping, letting you choose between rectangular and square formats to bring your vision into reality.

Learn how to infuse your crochet creations with vivid imagery or personalized text, and unravel the skills needed to effortlessly read patterns and decipher charts. Our workshop invites you to create a stunning shape motif of your choosing, turning each stitch into a moment of creation. Manifest your crafting dreams and redefine your crochet capabilities with our expert guidance.
book now
£46      
ABOUT WAKEFIELD
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 Wakefield .

  • 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 Wakefield Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    I had a very pleasant 2 hour walk with my camera in Leeds city center. I took some nice photos , learned new technics and really enjoyed this meeting. Thanks ,Duncan!
    5/5
    Nadya
    2023-12-26
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Duncan Yi Chik Si
    Hi guys I am Duncan. I am a videographer and photographer based in Hong Kong and Leeds, UK. I started to participate in photo taking and video shooting 7 years ago, and I hold photo and video classes for primary and secondary school students before. I like to use lively approach by mixing lecture, group activities/sharing and practice together during teaching. I hope you will find it interesting and help to gain your confidence after joinning my class!
    PHOTOS
    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-05-13
    Title or Location: Wakefield canal across from Tile Yard North
    I love photographing in the city of Wakefield. Even places that I've been multiple times, it always seems there is a different view to get. Weather and season also makes a big difference. This was taken on a morning in May when the weather was lovely. I've not seen the water of the canal so still in a while and I loved the constellation of buildings together with the calm water.
    Credit: Jennie Good
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.good.167
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jenniecaptures/

    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-05-13
    Title or Location: Dew drops in close up.
    From the first time I had a good photo resolution on a mobile phone, I have been trying to capture dew drops and rain drops on leaves, flowers and plants. This image is a typical example.
    Credit: ByJMJ
    Facebook: John Martin
    Instagram: paintedbyjmj
    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-04-29
    Title or Location: RSPB Tetney marches
    The swans were very active and with breeding pairs establishing individual territories. These two decided to find somewhere a little less crowded and as they turned towards the still rising sun were highlighted for me. The accidental overexposed washed out the cloud but made the pair pop. Nikon D7500, Tamron 100-400mm at 400mm, F18, 1/1250sec
    Credit: Graham Copley
    Facebook: Graham Copley
    Instagram: N/A

    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-04-22
    Title or Location: Battyeford Island, Mirfield
    While out walking Sunday this little beauty sat about 6 feet away from me.
    Credit: Paul Wilson

    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-04-22
    Title or Location: Switzerland mountains alps.
    Mountains in Switzerland, view from Sunnegga to North-West side Zermatt area.Glacier with mount in clouds, summer 2023.Tele lens 55-210 mm.
    Credit: Piotr Hebda
    Facebook: Piotr Hebda
    Wakefield Photography Group
    2024-04-16
    Title or Location: Spring
    I took the photo with my Huwaei p30 pro while walking around Thornes Park in Wakefield in April.Flowering trees have sentimental meaning for me. The colors in the photo perfectly composed into one whole.
    Credit: K.Mezykowska

    Tucson Photography Group
    2024-05-20
    Title or Location: San Rafael Valley, AZ
    Taken on a backroad photo trip through the San Rafael Valley of Southern Arizona. I shot the image with a Sony A6000 converted to 830nm infrared. Some editing in Lightroom.
    Credit: Andy Baldwin
    Instagram: @abaldwinphoto
    Portland Photography Group
    2024-05-20
    Title or Location: Stub Stewart State Park Hilltop area
    This was the day of famous Northern Lights visible in most of the North America. Stubs Stewart is the most ideal dark area for star gazing so I reached there around 11pm. As expected, it was full of enthusiasts. The lights were predicted to be at peak between 10pm - 2am. Around 2pm, when we though the "show was over", the lights started getting incredibly bright, and that is when this picture was taken. Interestingly, the lights were bright in some regions and other regions were faded enough to
    Credit: Ashish Kushwaha
    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-05-19
    Title or Location: Curly dick Rd ,Meadow flat
    It's a famous road for Golden Poplars, but I wanted to capture the Milky way passing over trees that have lost their leaves. it was early evening, but the Milky Way was already high up, so I quickly took some photos and returned to Sydney.
    Credit: eric

    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-05-17
    Title or Location: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Port Macquarie
    Last February, I left Sydney with my friends at 6pm to capture the first Milky Way view of 2024. I was very anxious because I saw a lot of clouds on the way, but I was really happy to see clear skies as I passed Newcastle. When we arrived at the lighthouse, fortunately we were the only ones in the group, so we were able to take photos without any disturbance. The lighthouse light, which was not too bright, was very helpful in filming.
    Credit: Eric
    Vancouver Photography Group
    2024-05-15
    Title or Location: Vancouver Lake, Vancouver, WA
    I took this photo after work on the night of Friday 5-10-24. I was seeing posts about people seeing the northern lights as low as Oklahoma. I went home and grabbed my camera and equipment and went to Vancouver Lake not sure if I could capture anything. I was pleasantly surprised when I was able to capture photos. This is just one of many pleasant surprises from that evening, enjoy.
    Credit: David Lopez
    Wirral Photography Group
    2024-05-15
    Title or Location: New Brighton
    Photo of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) taken on New Brighton promenade on Friday 10th May 2024 (around 11:53pm) - the night when the Northern Lights was visible from much of the UK.I'd be thinking of heading out to try and catch a photo of the Northern Lights for the past few weeks as had seen notifications on various apps and on Facebook that there might be a chance of seeing them. I finally decided to go out and see if I could see them on that evening, and I was extremely lucky tha
    Credit: Mike Rhodes
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mike.rhodes.7528
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mike_6480/

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