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Portrait and Fashion Studio Experience | 12 September 2024 – Afternoon Session

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Portrait and Fashion Studio Experience | 12 September 2024 - Afternoon Session

Kempton Studio, Unit 13, Ronald Close, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 7SH

A fantastic opportunity for photographers to enhance their portrait and studio skills. Led by professional photographer Andy Aston, this half-day workshop takes place in the Kempston Studio, a purpose-built space in Kempston, Bedford.

12
 Sep 2024
13:30 –
16:30
Places available
£60.00 per person
12
 Sep 2024
13:30 –
16:30
Places available
£60.00 per person

places available

About the workshop /

This small-group, half-day Portrait and Fashion workshop will give you experience working in a professional studio with an experienced model.

Professional photographer Andy Aston will be on hand throughout, offering tips and advice for achieving more eye-catching and technically outstanding images. Andy is the owner and resident photographer at Kempston studio with well over twenty years of experience working with models, lighting and set design.

Kempston Studio is a purpose built, warm space for photography sessions based in Kempston, Bedford and is easily accessible from London, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton and surrounding areas. 

The afternoon will include an experienced professional model, Hannah, use of the studio with its professional flash lighting equipment, three alternate backdrops starting with simple and moving toward more complex and mixed lighting and of course guidance throughout from Andy.

Each photographer will spend approximately five minutes shooting one to one with Hannah on each set and if time allows this will be duplicated (two five min slots per setting).

A member the Sigma UK team will be there on the day with a range optics for you to use if you wish.

So if you want to learn some new shooting skills from a leading portrait photographer, road-test some of the best lenses on the market and breathe new life into your portfolio, book yourself a place on the SIGMA Masterclass workshop now. Places limited.

About the workshop /

This small-group, half-day Portrait and Fashion workshop will give you experience working in a professional studio with an experienced model.

Professional photographer Andy Aston will be on hand throughout, offering tips and advice for achieving more eye-catching and technically outstanding images. Andy is the owner and resident photographer at Kempston studio with well over twenty years of experience working with models, lighting and set design.

Kempston Studio is a purpose built, warm space for photography sessions based in Kempston, Bedford and is easily accessible from London, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton and surrounding areas. 

The morning will include an experienced professional model, Hannah, use of the studio with its professional flash lighting equipment, three alternate backdrops starting with simple and moving toward more complex and mixed lighting and of course guidance throughout from Andy.

Each photographer will spend approximately five minutes shooting one to one with Hannah on each set and if time allows this will be duplicated (two five min slots per setting).

A member the Sigma UK team will be there on the day with a range optics for you to use if you wish

So if you want to learn some new shooting skills from a leading portrait photographer, road-test some of the best lenses on the market and breathe new life into your portfolio, book yourself a place on the SIGMA Masterclass workshop now. Places limited.

Suggested equipment /

A camera with interchangeable DSLR or Mirrorless camera which can also sync with external flash (this can be as simple as having a hot shoe). Lenses suitable for portrait situations. A “kit” zoom lens would work but you may not get the full benefit of the workshop. A fast aperture prime lens between 50mm and 105mm is recommended.

A range of SIGMA lenses will be available subject to your camera fitting. We will reach out to you nearer the time to ask what camera system you will be bringing.

Professional Portrait Session - Kempton Studio (3)
Andy Aston Portrait

About Andy Aston /

Kempston Studio was created in 2020 by Andy Aston a professional photographer with an eye for perfection and a vision to create a hub for photographers, models and camera clubs to come together.

Important information /

  • Please DO NOT leave any valuables in the car or leave anything visible.

Accessibility

This event is suitable for wheelchair users. Free onsite parking is available. Please be aware the session will include flashing lights, so may not be suitable for people with photosensitivity.

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

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

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

We would always try to find a solution to accommodate your circumstances however the session is based on a minimum number of participants. If by dropping out would cause the cancelation of the whole session, we would have to decline to refund you as it would not be fair on the other participants. We trust you understand.

Workshop location

Kempton Studios

Unit 13
Ronald Close
Kempston
Bedford
MK42 7SH 

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