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Cornwall Coves and Ruins with Lea Tippett | 26-27 September 2024

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Cornwall Coves and Ruins with Lea Tippett | 26-27 September 2024

Penzance, Cornwall

This is a packed two day workshop in the stunning landscapes of Cornwall led by Sigma ambassador and native Cornishman Lea Tippet. This workshop packs the top locations of the area into curated itinerary maximising your photographic opportunities and developing skills.

26
 – 27
 Sep 2024
10:00 –
19:00
Places available
£499.00 per person
26
 – 27
 Sep 2024
10:00 –
19:00
Places available
£499.00 per person

places available

About the workshop /

Situated on the very southwestern tip of the UK, Cornwall truly is an oasis for landscape photographers. The scenery is incredibly diverse, ranging from small picturesque fishing coves to large ruins dating back many hundreds of years from the tin and copper industry. And let’s not forget about some of the most breathtaking beaches in the whole of the UK.

As a born and bred Cornishman, our guide Lea Tippett loves nothing more than showing visitors these beautiful locations. Lea has carefully selected some of the very best photography spots in West Penwith and along the North Cornish coastline.

Locations you will visit:

  • Land’s End
  • Penberth Cove
  • Pedn Vounder
  • St Michaels Mount
  • + Other key locations


The photography workshop is split into two days. On the first day, participants will focus on West Cornwall, where they will be based overnight and staying at a lovely local B&B. The chosen locations are relatively close to each other, allowing for visits to as many spots as possible. However, there will still be enough time at each place not only to capture photographs but also to take in the magnificent views.

In the evening of the first night, participants will have the opportunity to get to know each other better. They can discuss their day’s photography experiences and work on processing some of their image files. This part of the workshop is often considered the most beneficial, as it fosters camaraderie and shared learning among fellow photographers.

The second day will be spend exploring, taking photos and learning, ending at sundown where you may be able to capture the beautiful Cornish sunset.

About the workshop /

Situated on the very southwestern tip of the UK, Cornwall truly is an oasis for landscape photographers. The scenery is incredibly diverse, ranging from small picturesque fishing coves to large ruins dating back many hundreds of years from the tin and copper industry. And let’s not forget about some of the most breathtaking beaches in the whole of the UK.

As a born and bred Cornishman, our guide Lea Tippett loves nothing more than showing visitors these beautiful locations. Lea has carefully selected some of the very best photography spots in West Penwith and along the North Cornish coastline.

Locations you will visit:

  • Land’s End
  • Penberth Cove
  • Pedn Vounder
  • St Michaels Mount
  • + Other key locations


The photography workshop is split into two days. On the first day, participants will focus on West Cornwall, where they will be based overnight and staying at a lovely local B&B. The chosen locations are relatively close to each other, allowing for visits to as many spots as possible. However, there will still be enough time at each place not only to capture photographs but also to take in the magnificent views.

In the evening of the first night, participants will have the opportunity to get to know each other better. They can discuss their day’s photography experiences and work on processing some of their image files. This part of the workshop is often considered the most beneficial, as it fosters camaraderie and shared learning among fellow photographers.

The second day will be spend exploring, taking photos and learning, ending at sundown where you may be able to capture the beautiful Cornish sunset.

Suggested equipment /

Camera, standard and/or wide-angle lenses, plus tripod. Filters will be used on workshop, so bring along any circular polarisers and ND graduated filters you may have. Make sure to bring a laptop and associated cables to connect your camera so that you can review and edit your photos.

Please bring outdoor clothing – waterproofs, fleeces, comfortable walking shoes, Wellington boots etc. The weather can be unpredictable so please be prepared. There may not be any facilities available during the photography sections of the workshop. 

About Lea Tippett /

Lea Tippett is a proud son of Cornwall and his love of landscape photography was inspired by the county’s wild coastline and remote interior. Lea has been a SIGMA Ambassador since its inception and has assisted the company in leading a number of landscape master classes. He also offers successful landscape workshops in the South West as well as other parts of the United Kingdom and has been the leader on various photographic group events. 

Important information /

  • Car park fees may apply on the day. Please DO NOT leave any valuables in the car or leave anything visible.
  • There are might not be any facilities during the workshop, please make a pit stop if needed before hand.
  • Further details such as the meeting location, things we recommend you bring and other useful information will be communicated nearer the time.

Accessibility

Not suitable for wheelchair users or for those with mobility issues. Some walking involved on uneven terrain to reach shooting locations. Walking has been restricted to 15-20 minutes at most.

Further information including health and safety

We assume no liability for any act, error, omission, injury, loss, delay, mishap, or damage to persons or property arising from any cause during the course of the workshop or in transit.

We can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the services to be provided.

We reserve the right to change our arrangements should conditions necessitate, or to cancel any aspect of the workshop due to exceptional circumstances. In the event that we deem it necessary to cancel the workshop we will provide a full refund which the participants acknowledge as full and final settlement.

There is always an element of risk in any outdoor activity including, but not limited to, bodily injury, death, illness, loss or damage to personal property. By joining the workshop participants acknowledge that they are aware of these risks and are physically capable of safely taking part in the workshop. Further, they release the photographer & SIGMA UK from any liability. We will assume no liability for injury, illness or loss of personal property or expenses associated with participation in a workshop.

FAQs

Yes, you will need to bring your booking reference/ticket to attend the event. This can be in print or saved to your phone.

No. Please bring whatever camera and lens system you are using, there is no obligation to use SIGMA products.

Some basic knowledge of photography will be useful, however photographers of all skill levels are welcome on the workshop.

The minimum age to attend this workshop is 18.

We would always try to accommodate cancellations and refunds where possible. Depending on the type of workshop offered, we may not be able to issue a refund if the number of participants is reduced so that the workshop can not proceed.

Workshop location

Penzance

Cornwall
(Meting point TBC)

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