WIGAN
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Upcoming Events

Street Photography

Street Photography

Saturday 22 June
Centre of Wigan - 10am - 2 Hours
Enisa Huso
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      
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      

Nearby Photography Groups

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 15 June
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.
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£26      
Black and White plus Sepia

Black and White plus Sepia

Sunday 16 June
Liverpool Waterfront - 10am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Photography Group
Valentina Passerini
We will explore what makes a striking black and white image, with the use of strong lighting, simple subject choices, and strong composition. We will also go into turning your images into sepia and colour wash tones.
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£24      
Portraiture With Natural Light

Portraiture With Natural Light

Sunday 16 June
Chester City Centre - 10am - 2 Hours
Cheshire Photography Group
Carolina Gorman Batlles
This class is your time to learn and gain a proper understanding of Composition and the importance of light to help boost your photography skills.

We, as a class, will be photographing a model without any on-camera flash or strobe photography. Just the available light, we will walk through, troubleshoot, make adjustments and capture a portrait successfully.

We will also learn how to use light modifiers like a reflector to help capture appropriately exposed shots in not-so-great lighting
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£24      

Black and White Photography

Black and White Photography

Saturday 22 June
Castlefield Manchester - 10am - 2 Hours
Bolton Photography Group
Dominic Maloney
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      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 23 June
Lytham - 10am - 3 Hours
Blackpool Photography Group
Jayne Walsh
Title: "Capturing Moments: A Beginner's Photography Workshop with a Pro!"

Are you ready to unlock the magic behind stunning photographs and take your camera skills to the next level? Join our beginner's photography workshop led by a seasoned professional.
Our expert will guide you through the basics, from understanding your camera settings to grasping the importance of composition. No prior experience is needed – just bring your curiosity and enthusiasm.
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£61       1 places left
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 29 June
Riverside Drive - 10am - 3 Hours
Liverpool Photography Group
Valentina Passerini
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.
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£67      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 29 June
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.
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£67      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 06 July
Deansgate and Castlefield - 11am - 3 Hours
Manchester Photography Group
Warren McCann
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.
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£67       5 places left
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 06 July
Batridge Rd, Bolton BL7 0LU, UK - 12pm - 2 Hours
Bolton Photography Group
Dominic Maloney
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      

Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Sunday 07 July
St. George Shopping Mall - 11am - 2 Hours
Preston Photography Group
Sana Burney
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      
Seascape Photography

Seascape Photography

Sunday 07 July
St. Anne's Pier - 3pm - 2 Hours
Blackpool Photography Group
Jayne Walsh
Discover the compelling world of seascape photography and immerse yourself in the alluring beauty and grandeur of coastal landscapes. This event is designed to nurture your passion for photography and guide your creativity towards capturing the sea, the shore, and everything in between. Our experts will offer invaluable insights on controlling your camera in manual mode, enabling you to capture seascapes at their most stunning. Learn with us as you embark on this journey to freeze the raw, unbridled power of the sea and its serenity in a frame, transcending the boundaries of ordinary photography.
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£26      
Portrait Photography Meetup

Portrait Photography Meetup

Saturday 13 July
Northern Quarter - 11am - 2 Hours
Manchester Photography Group
Warren McCann
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      

Other Nearby Groups

Beginner's Watercolour Meetup

Beginner's Watercolour Meetup

Saturday 15 June
Baring St. - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Manchester Watercolour Group
Wei-Ting Sheng
Embark on a creative journey with our Beginner's Watercolour Meetup, where artistic exploration meets a supportive community eager to inspire and guide. Joining this vibrant gathering offers participants the opportunity to delve into the enchanting world of watercolours, regardless of prior experience. Our seasoned instructor provides tailored guidance, fostering a space where beginners can cultivate their artistic skills in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere. Connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and witness your creativity flourish as you immerse yourself in the mesmerizing art of watercolour painting. Don't miss the chance to unlock your artistic potential – join our Beginner's Watercolour Meetup and let your imagination flow onto the canvas!
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£26      
Capturing Life in Watercolour: Still Life Meetup

Capturing Life in Watercolour: Still Life Meetup

Saturday 22 June
William Brown St - 10am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Watercolour Group
Nisali Siriwardene
Join us for the Capturing Life in Watercolour: Still Life Meetup, where you delve into the timeless art of still life painting. This gathering offers a unique opportunity to explore the beauty and intricacies of everyday objects through the captivating medium of watercolour. Whether you're a seasoned painter or just beginning your artistic journey, our meetup provides a supportive and enriching environment to hone your skills and unleash your creativity. Through careful observation and skillful brushwork, participants will learn to breathe life into ordinary subjects, transforming them into vibrant and evocative works of art. Join us as we embark on a journey of discovery, capturing the essence of life in every brushstroke at the Capturing Life in Watercolour: Still Life Meetup.

Participants are encouraged to bring along an item of their choice, or we can collectively select a common theme such as kitchen items, flowers, or traditional objects for our still life painting session.
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£26      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Saturday 22 June
Chorlton-on-Medlock - 11am - 3 Hours
Manchester Crochet Club
Ray Plummer
Whether you're a complete novice or looking to refine your skills, this class provides a supportive environment for all levels of learners. From mastering the fundamentals of crochet stitches to creating beautiful granny squares, participants will gain invaluable hands-on experience under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Just a friendly reminder that our class is open to participants aged 13 years and above only.
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£50       5 places left

Beginner's Drawing Class

Beginner's Drawing Class

Saturday 29 June
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      
Introduction to Amigurumi Techniques

Introduction to Amigurumi Techniques

Saturday 29 June
Chorlton-on-Medlock - 11am - 3 Hours
Manchester Crochet Club
Ray Plummer
Introduce participants to the art of creating small lovable crochet creatures using amigurumi techniques.
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£50      
Acrylic Painting: Summer Solstice Celebration!

Acrylic Painting: Summer Solstice Celebration!

Saturday 20 July
Knowledge Quarter - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Liverpool Art Group
Wei-Ting Sheng
Embrace the vibrant energy of summer with our Acrylic Painting - Summer Solstice art class! Dive into a world of bright colors and warm hues as we capture the essence of the longest day of the year on canvas. Whether you're a seasoned painter or just starting your artistic journey, this class invites all to celebrate the beauty of summer through acrylics. Participants are encouraged to bring basic painting materials to create their own summer-inspired masterpiece. Don't miss out on this sun-kissed creative adventure! Full details provided upon booking confirmation. Join us and let your artistic spirit shine!
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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      
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!
book now
£26      
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
    2024-06-08
    Title or Location: My bak yard
    I am in the process of making a bird feeder and this feller keeps mopping up all the feed lol
    Credit: Diane shuker

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-06-01
    Title or Location: The Gathering.
    Starling family bath night. Fuji x-H2s, 100-400mm Fuji.
    Credit: Patrick Noone
    Instagram: patrickmnoone_photography
    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-04-21
    Title or Location: Mill shore beach pennan
    Im a scuba diver by trade and travel a lot for work. This shot was one of those "i just happened to have my camera on me" shots. We were driving back home and made a quick pit stop and came across this beach. This photos is my stand out shot from my time in the north east coast of scotland and back up my belief that the best camera is the one you have on you. Shot on cannon r50 with 1.8 50mm
    Credit: Brandon rowlands
    Facebook: Brandon lee rowlands
    Instagram: blue_meridian_photography

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-04-21
    Title or Location: Yarrow valley

    Credit: Ste Freeman
    Instagram: ste_freeman

    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-04-12
    Title or Location: Squirrel winter coat
    Grey Squirrel, looking for food, winter coat. Nikon D800E, Nikkor 200-500 VR.
    Credit: Patrick Noone
    Instagram: patrickmnoone_photography
    Wigan Photography Group
    2024-04-03
    Title or Location: 9 Arches, Newton le willows
    Taken last year when the Butterfly's were emerging multi fold, lots of small blues as well. Nikon D800E, Nikkor 200-500mm VR.
    Credit: Patrick Noone

    Omaha Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: Chicago, IL
    Photo taken during a spring boat ride into the Chicago River and processed using Lightroom and Photo Director.
    Credit: Brian Bruns

    Wollongong Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: VIVID Sydney - Sydney Harbour
    For 2 weeks every winter Sydney is lit up with amazing colours and beams of light over the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and various buildings throughout the city. I captured this photo of the Opera House from across the water at the Overseas Passenger Terminal. I used a slow shutter speed (of 1 sec) to capture light trails from the passing water craft, and I held my iPhone up against my lens to create an artificial reflection on the water.Canon R6ii, RF 70-200mm f2.8 (@ 70mm), 1s, iso 200.
    Credit: Angelique Kelly
    Facebook: @mylenslovesyou
    Instagram: @angelique_kelly_photography
    St Louis Photography Group
    2024-06-11
    Title or Location: Spirit of Saint Louis Air Show and Stem Expo
    Photograph taken with Olympus OM-1 and Olympus 100-400mm Lens (100mm 1/1250 @ f/11). No real interesting story here. Just like to shoot the air shows when I can. Takes me back to my days in the Navy and seeing the jets coming and going from Hickam AFB when I was stationed at Pearl Harbor NSY&IMF and would shoot a round of golf at Hickam AFB's Mamala Bay golf course after working on the submarines. A couple of the holes on that course are near the runway for the base. The surprise sound of a
    Credit: Brian Smith
    Instagram: @nukebear

    Phoenix Photography Group
    2024-06-10
    Title or Location: Lost Dutchman Park
    This is a focus blend of 2 photos- 1 for the fence and the other for the rest of the photo. It was taken with a Sony A7RIV camera on a Sony 35mm GM lens at F1.8, ISO 2000, 15". The Superstion Mountains were named Monte Superstition by Spanish conquistadors who arrived in the 1540s. Greedy for gold, they tried to get local Apaches to show them where it was however, believing the area was home to the God of Thunder, they refused for fear of angering him. Apaches believe there's a hole to the
    Credit: Edward Mitchell
    Instagram: Edward_Mitchell_photography

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