WIGAN
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Upcoming Events

Heritage Lens: Capturing History Photography Meetup

Heritage Lens: Capturing History Photography Meetup

Saturday 10 August
Bishopgate - 10am - 2 Hours
Enisa Huso
Join us for an enriching session focused on expanding your photographic creativity through unique viewpoints and perspectives. Discover how varying angles can convey diverse narrative elements within your images, offering fresh and captivating photographic stories. Delve into the art of landscape photography by mastering angles and points of view, enhancing the visual impact of your compositions. Explore architectural photography and learn about the significance of exposure, unlocking the potential to capture stunning images in any setting. Embrace this opportunity to challenge yourself and elevate your photography skills to new heights.
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£26      
Market Moments: Photowalk Meetup

Market Moments: Photowalk Meetup

Saturday 31 August
Mesnes St. - 10am - 2 Hours
Enisa Huso
Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of Market Moments: Photowalk Meetup, where the bustling Market Hall serves as an intriguing backdrop for capturing captivating images. This dynamic location offers a rich tapestry of people, colors, and compositions, providing endless opportunities for creative expression. From street photography to candid portraits, and exploring the interplay of light and shadow, participants will delve into various genres, honing their skills amidst the lively market atmosphere. Whether you're drawn to the structured rules of composition or revel in breaking them, this photowalk promises an enriching experience for photographers of all levels.
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£26      
Visions Unveiled: Conceptual Photography Meetup

Visions Unveiled: Conceptual Photography Meetup

Saturday 21 September
School Ln. - 6pm - 2 Hours
Enisa Huso
Step into a world where unusual perspectives triumph, where shapes, colors, and form take center stage - Explore the realm of abstract photography. In this immersive workshop, controversial and compelling images materialize via the stroke of abstraction.

An expert tutor will illuminate your path, unraveling the principles of this unique style of photography, from honing compositions, wielding color schemes to manipulating textures. Topics discussed include finding beauty in everyday articles, venturing into various angles, and playing with diverse perspectives.

Learn to capture subjects in virtually unidentifiable states, allowing the elements of design to speak volumes. This photography adventure challenges convention and liberates creativity - it's more than just a workshop, it's a revolution of perception.
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£26      

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 05 October
Centre of Wigan - 10am - 2 Hours
Enisa Huso
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      

Nearby Photography Groups

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 27 July
Williamson Park - 10am - 3 Hours
Lancaster Photography Group
Darren Tyson
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      
Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Saturday 27 July
Crosby - 10am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Photography Group
Valentina Passerini
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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£26      
Using Light & Shadow in Photography

Using Light & Shadow in Photography

Friday 02 August
Crosby - 5pm - 2 Hours
Liverpool Photography Group
Valentina Passerini
Light and shadow photography is a type of photography that focuses on capturing the interplay between light and shadow in a particular scene. This style of photography often produces dramatic and compelling images that can evoke strong emotions in the viewer.

Harsh light and the contrast between light and shadow can provide some interesting photo
opportunities, as well as some challenges!

In this meetup, we will be looking at how you can use your camera's settings to nail the exposure.
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£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 04 August
Winckley Square - 11am - 3 Hours
Preston Photography Group
Sana Burney
Unlock the full potential of your photography skills by stepping beyond automatic exposure. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive workshop designed to demystify your camera's manual settings 2013 explore and understand the intricacies of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and how each element intricately influences your images.

Under expert tutelage, you will not only learn the theoretical aspects but will also have the opportunity to apply your newfound understanding in a practical setting. With a professional photographer by your side, gain the confidence to manipulate your camera's functions and capture the world through your unique perspective with precision and creativity.

Take control of your photographic journey today and transform the way you capture moments forever.
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£67      
Animal Photography

Animal Photography

Sunday 04 August
Smithills Dean Rd - 12pm - 2 Hours
Bolton Photography Group
Dominic Maloney
Embark on a wild adventure with our Animal Photography Meetup! Get ready to capture the untamed beauty of creatures big and small. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a budding enthusiast, join us for an exciting experience. Share tips, tricks, and tales of your animal encounters as we navigate through a world of fur, feathers, and fins. Bring your camera, unleash your creativity, and let's focus on the fascinating world of wildlife together!

Note: Please bring £12 for the farm fee. Its not included in the booking fee.
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£26      
Photography with Props

Photography with Props

Sunday 04 August
Handbridge - 5:30pm - 2 Hours
Cheshire Photography Group
Carolina Gorman Batlles
Step into a world of imagination and creativity. Join us for an inspiring and hands-on event that will unlock your artistic potential and take your photography skills to new heights through the clever use of props.

Learn the art of prop selection and how to use them effectively to enhance your photographs.
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£26      

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 10 August
Lancaster City Centre - 10am - 2 Hours
Lancaster Photography Group
Darren Tyson
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.
book now
£26      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 10 August
Riverside Drive - 10am - 3 Hours
Liverpool Photography Group
Valentina Passerini
This introductory class will cover everything from camera settings to composition, to intentionality when taking a shot.

Ever wondered how to create a pin-sharp photo like the landscapes you see on Instagram? Ever wondered how to replicate a juicy bokeh effect in the background of a portrait shot? All of this and so much more will be covered in this class!

The park is the perfect location to explore a wide variety of different photographic genres with a group of like-minded individuals.

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£67      
Outdoor Portraits

Outdoor Portraits

Saturday 17 August
Salford - 12pm - 2 Hours
Bolton Photography Group
Dominic Maloney
This meetup goes over some basic dos and don'ts for posing and looks at issues to do with shooting in daylight for the best results. Included are: shooting different body types, men, women and shooting with strong sunlight and shooting in shade, and designing your background (composition).

On this meet,participant and instructor will take turns in taking photos.

You will preferably need a normal, 85mm or longer lens, or a zoom. If you have a wide-angle this can also be used as we will be also looking at environmental portraits.

This is the perfect meetup to learn how to take the perfect portraits of family and friends.
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£26      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 18 August
Little St John St - 5pm - 3 Hours
Cheshire Photography Group
Carolina Gorman Batlles
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      
Composition in the Park

Composition in the Park

Sunday 25 August
W Park Drive - 9:30am - 2 Hours
Blackpool Photography Group
Jayne Walsh
Come and join us as we explore composition in photography.

Composition is one of the most critical element in photography. Composition is how a photographer arranges the visual elements within their image, frame. I promise you that if you search for information on composition you will find plenty You will find formal rules, opinion, some of which you can trace back to historical art movements and painters.

Even in the digital world, composition remains the key to creating strong images. Composition is what guides our eye through an image and gives importance to the subject. It creates the story for the viewer and how we as photographers convey that message.

This meetup will explore composition using our frame and tools available to us as the photographer.
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£26      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 31 August
Williamson Park - 10am - 2 Hours
Lancaster Photography Group
Darren Tyson
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      

Other Nearby Groups

Royal Albert Dock

Royal Albert Dock

Saturday 27 July
Liverpool L3 4AD, UK
Liverpool Family Photo
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

book now       10:00am       £121

book now       10:30am       £121
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 27 July
Baring St. - 10am - 2 Hours
Manchester Watercolour Group
Shilpa Sapatnekar
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolour painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolour techniques, color theory, how to mix paint and then turn your knowledge into a stunning piece of art.
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£26      
Still-Life Watercolour Meetup

Still-Life Watercolour Meetup

Saturday 27 July
Mossley Hill - 10am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Watercolour Group
Nisali Siriwardene
Explore the timeless art of still life painting in our Still Life Watercolour Workshop. Learn essential watercolour techniques to capture the beauty of everyday objects with guidance from an experienced instructor. Suitable for all skill levels, this workshop will help you create vibrant and realistic still life paintings.
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£26      

Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 27 July
Chorlton-on-Medlock - 11am - 3 Hours
Manchester Crochet Club
Ray Plummer
If you are brand new to crochet, haven't picked up a hook in years, or simply want a little more guidance on those all important basic stitches this is the class for you. We will start with techniques for holding the yarn before moving onto forming the stitches that make up a traditional granny square.

Crochet materials are included as well as a free tea or coffee.
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£50      
 Floral and Nature Painting

Floral and Nature Painting

Saturday 10 August
Baring St. - 10am - 2 Hours
Manchester Watercolour Group
Shilpa Sapatnekar
The focus of this two-hour structured session is the studies of floral and nature painting. You will be guided to select your choice of reference in the garden, take photograph references and complete one or two studies of the selected plants and flowers. You will learn how to compose floral and nature paintings using traditional and contemporary composition methods. If you are a nature enthusiast, this session is perfect for you. You will have a chance to meet and greet like-minded people, choose your own subjects in the garden and be guided to complete the studies and have some take away homework with the learnt technique. All level and experience are welcome. Please bring watercolor painting travel kit (this can be watercolor tube paints or watercolor pan along with ink pens, pencil, rubber and watercolor pads or drawing pads. You are also welcome to bring your choice of medium. Also a smart phone to take reference photos will be handy. Don't worry if you forget anything. I will have some back up materials.
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£26      
Architectural Watercolours

Architectural Watercolours

Saturday 10 August
Mossley Hill - 10am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Watercolour Group
Nisali Siriwardene
Explore the intricate details and charm of the Royal Albert Dock through watercolour painting, and learn techniques to capture its historical essence.
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£26      

Abstract Art - Seaside Serenity: Coastal Inspirations!

Abstract Art - Seaside Serenity: Coastal Inspirations!

Saturday 10 August
Knowledge Quarter - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Art Group
Wei-Ting Sheng
Dive into a wave of creativity with our "Abstract Art - Seaside Serenity" class! Explore the tranquil beauty of the coast through abstract art, capturing the essence of sun, sea, and sand on canvas. Whether you're a curious beginner or an experienced artist, this class offers a splash of inspiration for everyone. Join us to unleash your creativity and let the coastal vibes inspire your unique masterpiece. Participants are encouraged to bring basic art materials to bring their vision to life. Don't miss this artistic journey by the sea! Full details provided upon booking confirmation. See you in the creative tide!
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£26      
Royal Albert Dock

Royal Albert Dock

Sunday 25 August
Liverpool L3 4AD, UK
Liverpool Family Photo
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

book now       10:00am       £121

book now       10:30am       £121
Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 31 August
Knowledge Quarter - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Art Group
Wei-Ting Sheng
Embark on a creative journey in our Beginner's Drawing Class, where we'll unravel the secrets of drawing, empowering you to craft stunning and expressive artwork.

Our seasoned instructors will lead you through the essentials of drawing, from mastering perspective and proportion to playing with shading and composition.

Get ready to explore exciting Mark Making techniques, transforming a blank page from intimidating to inviting.

Ideal for those starting their artistic journey. Upon booking confirmation, you'll receive all the details you need, including the exact location, meet-up instructions, and materials. Let's turn your artistic aspirations into reality!
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£26      

Royal Albert Dock

Royal Albert Dock

Saturday 28 September
Liverpool L3 4AD, UK
Liverpool Family Photo
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

book now       10:00am       £121

book now       10:30am       £121
ABOUT WIGAN
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 Wigan .

  • 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
    The event was great. The instructor is knowledgeable, giving feedback, suggestion which is an important thing n such event.
    5/5
    Wessam
    2023-10-26
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Enisa Huso
    I am a portrait and street photographer hailing from the picturesque landscapes . My journey in the world of photography began in 2015, and since then, I have honed my skills in capturing the essence of individuals, families, and the captivating beauty of landscapes. My lens is a storyteller, weaving narratives through each image I create.

    My passion lies in immortalizing the genuine emotions that grace the faces of my subjects. A photograph, to me, is more than just a frozen moment in time; it's an intricate tapestry of feelings and memories.
    Each glance at my work is intended to transport viewers to the exact moment the shutter clicked, forming an unbreakable connection to the past.

    Enisa Huso is available for private bookings

    PHOTOS
    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-07-17
    Title or Location: Swan Lake
    This photo was taken at the beautiful Lake Balaton in Hungary. I used my canon M50 with an ef / efm adapter and a Canon efs 24mm f2.8 lens.
    Credit: Adrienn Edwards
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/share/r/3XoMcBG77qHuxD7Z/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a.edwardsphotography_?igsh=MTZ3dzd1azU1bjhocg==

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-07-13
    Title or Location: Fan Dance
    Fuji crop sensor, 150-600mm, iso can't remember without checking xif, f5.6, ss2500, bird tracking on, 3x3 focus zone, system 2, RAW.
    Credit: Patrick Noone
    Instagram: patrickmnoone_photography
    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-07-10
    Title or Location: Busy
    Bee using Himalayan Balsam to it's best advantage, Balsam being an invasive species is prolific in it's growth due to the high nectar it produces and attracts a great number of pollen carriers.
    Credit: Patrick Noone
    Instagram: patrickmnoone_photography

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-07-04
    Title or Location: Scarborough
    We had a weekend get away in Scarborough with my husband and son. We were lucky enough to have one sunny day and enjoy some time on the beach. My son?s happy place!
    Credit: Trayana Heaton
    Instagram: @trayanaheaton

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-07-03
    Title or Location: Bickershaw Country Park
    I decided to go for a walk at Bickershaw Country Park early hours, after a tough night shift working at Willowbrook Hospice. It helps me to unwind and absorb some nature and the outdoors. I walked along the path surrounding Diggle Lake and saw all sorts of wildlife from small frogs to moths. I spotted a Damselfy perched on some grass and felt like it was hiding and peeking at me! I took the photo with my Nikon d3500 and Sigma 205mm macro lens and made minor adjustments to the contra
    Credit: Alex Stringer
    Instagram: alexstringerphotography
    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-06-23
    Title or Location: Wigan town centre
    This photo was taken in one of Wigans hidden shopping centres. I used my trusted Canon m50 with an ef to efm adapter and a canon efs 24mm 2.8 lens. Sutter speed 1/160F5ISO 100
    Credit: Adrienn Edwards
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100094824256099
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/a.edwardsphotography_?igsh=MTZ3dzd1azU1bjhocg==

    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

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