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We want you to get the most out of your time with us and for it to be an enjoyable, educational and rewarding experience. Gavin has been teaching Photography and Photoshop for over 10 years, so you can expect expert tuition. Gavin is often supported and assisted by Sam.
These one to one training sessions are based in West Sussex. The studio lighting and Photoshop training courses are held in Gavin’s garden studio which is conveniently located just 3 minutes from Junction 10 of the M23 motorway. Gatwick airport is just a 10 minute car journey away and is ideal for anyone travelling by bus, train or plane. Camera Skills courses are all held a short drive from Gavin’s studio.
icon-camera-50  Introduction to studio lighting
  If you’re starting out in studio photography you’ll very quickly understand that there’s a lot more to it then simply posing a model in front of the camera.

Lighting can make or break any photo. Spend three hours in the studio with Gavin and you’ll learn the essential lighting skills that are, quick, easy to set up and don’t need much room… Continue




icon-camera-50  Smoke and water
  There’s a lot more to studio photography then just portraits and during this training session I’ll share with you some of my all time favourite creative studio techniques. As the name suggests we’ll be making great photos using water, smoke and other techniques.

You’ll need a digital SLR camera, but other then that everything else you’ll need can be supplied by us…Continue




icon-camera-50  Camera skills
  Todays DSLR cameras are very high tech gadgets, capable of capturing amazing images. But simply knowing which button does what is only half the story. Camera skills such as composition, depth of field control and getting sharp images are just as important as which button changes your ISO.

With a choice of venues to choose from we’ll spend our time perfecting camera skills and learning how things work…Continue




icon-pc-50   Photoshop skills – beginner
  Photoshop (and Elements) is a big program and at first it can seem a little confusing. Taking your first steps in Photoshop is the name of the game in this session.

Working at pace that’s comfortable for you, we’ll go through the essential Photoshop tools and skills that will help you get up to speed in this amazing program… Continue




icon-pc-50  Photoshop skills – Improver
  So you’ve mastered the basics of Photoshop and now you want to do more. Well this is the course for you as we work together at your pace to gain the Photoshop skills you want to learn.

That could be RAW processing, panorama stitching, Creating HDR images or even selecting hair… Continue




icon-person-50  Talks, seminars and conventions

What better way to learn more about the latest techniques in photography and Photoshop then by watching a live demonstration. Using a digital projector and laptop computer I aim to educate, inspire and entertain.

As an experienced public speaker I’m comfortable speaking to audiences of all sizes and at all levels of ability. I actively encourage audience questions and love a bit of banter… Continue