Masterclasses

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Our series of Masterclasses offer in-depth tips and advice for any level of photographer or videographer; from beginner right up to pro.

Masterclasses can be purchased for £10 per morning / afternoon and £15 for two sessions (Pro Masterclasses only).

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Masterclass tickets are valid only with an entry ticket or badge. PLEASE NOTE that anyone attending a morning Masterclass will not have to adhere to our staggered entry policy. 

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19 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    Here, Laurence will explain the importance of the exposure triangle and how the three key photography controls of aperture, shutter speed and ISO work together to create an image
    Vanguard
  2. Toute Suite
    In this jargon busting session, Angela Nicholson runs through the essential kit for beginners, from the types of cameras and lenses available today, their advantages and what you might use for what.
    SheClicks
  3. Toute Suite
    Chris Ord shares an introduction to flash and showcases setups for multiple use and easy-to-use techniques that you can use today.
  4. Toute Suite
    Here, Jane will take you through the basic photoshop skills that every budding photographer needs to know, using simple techniques to achieve great results.
20 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Self-taught photographer, Ben Moore explains how he has survived and thrived in an ever-changing industry as well as offering best practices on diversification and maximising your presence online - from clubhouse to NFTs, he will explain it all.
  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Are you a photographer trying to promote your work on social? Join Kaye Ford as she shares key tips for success on Instagram and TikTok, and how personality and the message you put across is what clients really want to see.
  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Tommy believes in the importance of personal projects. Here, he'll describe how to use it to find paid work and collaborate with brands - earning money while working wonders for your social media. Find out how to pitch, what to say, and what NOT to say!
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Paul Wilkinson will share in-person sales techniques that are easy to implement, helping you to maximise the value of each session without any of the hard sales techniques so often talked about (and disliked) by photographers.
    Graphistudio
21 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Awarded an MBE by the Queen for his services to photography, Paul Hill will show that by being different and offering a unique vision, you will never be short of work whether you work in editorial, education or fine art.
  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    In this session, Melissa will show you exactly how to create your own automated marketing machine, with your website at the heart of it, from email list building to creating simple Facebook and Instagram ads funnel. Learn how to use your website to generate new leads on autopilot.
    The Design Space
  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    In this session, the Intellectual Property Office will take you through all the different types of intellectual property, looking closely at how copyright can be used to protect your creative work.
    Intellectual Property Office
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Photography trainer, Michelle will look at the beliefs and fears that hold creatives back from building successful businesses, discussing ways to overcome limiting habits and grow to boost your business.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Pro portrait photographer Saraya Cortaville shares the essentials to turning your creative passion into a fulfilling and profitable business.

    Fujifilm

  2. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    From events to editorial, boudoir to babies, maternity to music and corporate to commercial, photography as a career can take many forms. In this session, UKBFTOG's Tori 'Lens' Taiwo will share success stories, frank experiences and advice for creating your own successful business.

    UKBFTOG

  3. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    Fabrizia discusses what skills and gear you need, where to invest your time and money, and how to use your "love projects" to grow and market your business.
  4. Masterclass Theatre, Hall 2
    You've got the skills to take great photos, but now its time to turn those skills into a business. Here, Tom will show you a number of actionable ways to start as a business that will thrive and survive for financial longevity.
19 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    Whether you're looking to start filming or transitioning from photo to video, Rick will take you through the basics of getting started in video, from initial planning to simple techniques of filming
    Satureyes Media
  2. Toute Suite
    Dive into the exciting world of video with video journalist Jameisha Prescod, and learn how to engage audiences and tell stories in 2021. You'll hear her top tips and tricks for shooting, editing and gathering material on the go, so you can get started straight away!
  3. Toute Suite
    In this session, Emily will show you the basics techniques for editing video footage and what to consider to get great results even if you're just starting out.
  4. Toute Suite
    Jimmy explains the importance of video and the basic kit you will need to get you started on your video journey - from camera bases to lens choices for all budgets.
    Olympus
20 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    If the last year has taught us anything, it's taught us that we need to innovate and inspire ourselves to stay afloat. Rick will describe how he used his existing skills and taught himself new ones to keep busy and active as well as bringing in some income.
    Satureyes Media
  2. Toute Suite
    Join Ben Maclean as he guides you through campaign briefs and what it takes to deliver outstanding results. He will explain everything you need to know to exceed a brief, from location scouting to nailing the final edit.
  3. Toute Suite
    In this session, award winning content creator, Eulanda Osagiede will show you how to leverage your skillset and monetise your work through brand partnerships.
  4. Toute Suite
    It is a great era for photographers to make the transition into video. In this session, Calvin will show you how to create quality video content with the DSLR you already have to add additional value to your business.
21 Sep 2021
  1. Toute Suite
    In this session, you'll learn about the different ways to fund your film, the benefits and drawbacks of film festivals as well as Rehmat's method for creating and implementing a social media strategy that works for you.
  2. Toute Suite
    Director Ashleigh Jadee will take you through the key elements of creating a personal brand and how you can market yourself effectively as a videographer and creative.
  3. Toute Suite
    Emma discusses the tricky issue of what to charge, whether you're in weddings, corporate or commercial filmmaking. She'll cover what factors to consider when determining your price range, as well as how to communicate that effectively to clients.

    Story of Your Day 

    Evolve   

  4. Toute Suite
    In this session Jon Edwards will not only discuss key aspects to branded film, but also touch upon securing clients, agencies, equipment needed and working with big brands.

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