Photography Workshop for Young People in Hampshire

FREE Kickstarter Photo Walkshop for Young People at Staunton Country Park – New Perspectives Photography

We are excited to offer four FREE 2-hour photography walkshops for young people as part of Staunton Country Park‘s Kickstarter project, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Participants will explore the park on a guided photography walk with a professional photographer, along the way learning a variety of creative and innovative skills & techniques with a focus on seeing the park from new perspectives. The young photographers will capture nature, portraiture and much more. Workshop will be for SLR/Mirrorless Camera & smartphone photography and aim to build on existing basic skills and experience by introducing a variety of creative and new techniques & themes on how to see their world. Helpful hints and tips will also be provided on how to edit your photos and sharing online on social media such as Instagram.

Staunton Country Park is the free entry parkland to the north of the well-known ornamental farm, petting zoo, and glasshouses. We will be starting at the main gate and exploring the parkland down to the remains of the old mansion house. These remains include old archways and stairs and views out to the lake further down the valley. We’ll discover the old shell house before making our way down to the water and forest before using the arched bridge out onto the island.

Expect to see summer flowers and plants, woodland, old ruins, a wide-open lake, wildlife, and much more.

This is one of four free workshops, there are also two introduction workshops plus one exploring creative techniques.

This is for young people aged 18 and under in the Havant and local area (e.g. from Portsmouth to Emsworth and north to Petersfield).

MEET

At the entrance to the country park of Staunton, on the north side of Middle Park Way.

There is a new carpark in the north of the park, off of Petersfield Road. Buses 21 and 27 stop near the entrance. Havant train station is about 20-30 minutes walk away.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

This walkshop focuses on smartphone photography and editing so simply bring your phone along with you. If you have a DSLR you can bring that too. Please make sure it is/they are fully charged.

It can be muddy if it rains so please consider what footwear and clothing to bring.

ACCESS

This walk is about 70% wheelchair accessible, with good paths around the park but we will be going off the path for some of the walk. 

COVID

We will use a number of safety procedures due to Covid-19, these include working outdoors, small group size, limiting social distancing, etc.

BOOKING

Please book through EventBrite online HERE.


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