Kent Photography Course 1

Kent Photography Course 1

This full-day (over seven hours of tuition) photography course features three locations on the Kent coast. We meet at Reculver Towers on the coast, we then move on to St Margaret’s Bay and then Deal, before finishing the course at Reculver Towers at the end of the day. Each location offers a different photographic challenge for each student. Regardless of whether you are a beginner, new to photography or a more experienced photographer, my photography workshops will increase your camera skills, understanding of composition and use of available light. Because my location courses are limited to a maximum of five participants there is plenty of time to give each student all the individual attention they need to develop their technical and artistic skills.  The day begins with all course attendees meeting at a pre-arranged point.  Transport between the different photographic locations is not included but Steve is happy to car-share if you wish.  He will be driving a seven-seater people carrier.  However, if you prefer to use your own car throughout the day, the photographic locations are close to each other and this does not involve driving long distances. 

MEETING POINT : Hampton car park Hearne Bay : Postcode CT6 8DL 

St. Margaret’s Bay offers a fantastic landscape of towering white cliffs and reflective rock pools. I time our shoot for low tide so you can make the most of your photography here and come away with some great images.  

Reculver Towers is a complete contrast to the previous two places already visited. The ruined abbey is a very atmospheric building when it comes to landscape photography. It’s a great subject to observe how the interplay of light and shade can bring out the best in your images.


Kent Seascape Photography from Steve Hedges


My one-day digital photography workshops include tuition on mastering the use of your camera, creative use of shutter speeds and aperture, white balance, exposure histogram, photographic filters, exposure modes , fill flash, composition and the use of light and colour, along with more expert techniques for the more experienced photographer.

Although this course takes place in the beautiful Kent countryside all the skills learnt are of course transferable to other subjects such as photographing people, sports or wildlife.
All my photography training courses have a flexible format which means I can adapt my teaching style to each individual. I think it’s really important for each photography session to have a relaxed, fun feel to it because I believe we all learn more that way. Please feel free to ask as many questions as you like during and after the workshop.

Kent Seascape Photography from Steve Hedges Kent Seascape Photography from Steve Hedges

After the course you will receive a full set of notes with details of all the subjects discussed during the day’s photography program. This means you can enjoy your photography without the hassle of writing notes all day.

No specialist equipment is needed for this course. Your regular camera will be fine. A tripod is useful, but don’t worry if you don’t have one because I have a number of tripods that I’m happy to lend to students for the day.

Students’ testimonials from this course:

” Firstly a huge thanks for a wonderful day on Saturday (01/09). It was well thought out and run at a good pace, I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the day. As you prescribed I have taken my new found knowledge and can’t get the camera out of my hand 😂 I’ve not had the chance to read the ALL your info yet but it’s now my new go-to reading.  Once again thanks for a wonderful day”.  Paul Kearney 

“Please convey my thanks to Steve for a fantastic course yesterday.  For me the level was pitched just right, I really learned a lot without getting crammed with too much.  I have been interested in photography all my life and have attended evening classes when I was younger and latterly a local group.  These were all OK but were too basic.  I don’t know how you managed to get so much info into one day, but it worked really well for me.  Thanks”!  Chris Parish.

Through payment of a deposit or a full payment for this course, you agree to the Terms and Conditions of our Photography Courses as stipulated on our Terms and Conditions page.

Kent Photography Course 1

  • Price £85.00
  • Deposit £20.00
  • Contact (01245) 323519
Course Dates

Course dates still to come for 2024 :

Fri. 08-11-2024 – This date, three places left

This course is limited to just five students – giving plenty of time for individual tuition

You can book a place on this course using the “Add to basket” button below.  Just choose the date you’d like – subject to availability. You can pay a deposit or the full payment if you wish.

We will then contact you to confirm your booking. Alternatively, please contact us on (01245) 323519 or email us by clicking on the “contact us” button (top tool bar) and we can take your booking direct. We take all major credit/debit cards or bank transfer. 

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