CHICHESTER
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Bluebell Photography Meetup

Bluebell Photography Meetup

Sunday 05 May
Downs Rd, Chichester - 4pm - 2 Hours
Jakub Bors
The Bluebell season has arrived in West Sussex, bringing one of the most exciting photography subjects of the year.

This session will take place in the magical Funtington forest near Chichester. You will learn tips on how to use your camera settings to capture the beauty of bluebells. We will be looking at composition, focus, and color.

Every year, hundreds of beautiful bluebell images can be seen around the internet, and these stunning images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make the bluebells pop.
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£24      
Colors of Autumn Photography

Colors of Autumn Photography

Saturday 12 October
Canon Ln, Chichester - 3pm - 2 Hours
Jakub Bors
Autumn photography offers a beautiful way to capture the incredible colors this season has to offer.

Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We'll be looking at composition, focus and colour in this Autumn season!
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£26      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 03 November
Canon Ln, Chichester - 2pm - 3 Hours
Jakub Bors
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      

Photowalk Adventure: Architecture Photography in a New Light

Photowalk Adventure: Architecture Photography in a New Light

Saturday 01 February
Canon Ln, Chichester - 2pm - 2 Hours
Jakub Bors
Discover the art of architectural photography and learn how to transform any cityscape into a visual masterpiece. Whether you're walking familiar streets or discovering new places on holiday, this session invites you to delve into the nuances of capturing not just the design of buildings but creating images that resonate with beauty and appeal.

Join us for a guided photography session with the talented Jakub Bors, a local photographer and photography educator, and discover new ways to capture the cathedral's timeless beauty.
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£26      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 01 March
Canon Ln, Chichester - 2pm - 2 Hours
Jakub Bors
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We will be looking at composition, focus, and colour.

Many professional offices and places of business have large prints gracing their wall space of things such as fields of flowers, a butterfly perched on a leaf, and a single dew drop on a rose petal. These beautiful images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make subjects pop.
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£26      

Nearby Photography Groups

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 20 April
Southsea, Portsmouth - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      
Golden Hour Photography - Capturing Nature's Radiance Through the Lens

Golden Hour Photography - Capturing Nature's Radiance Through the Lens

Saturday 27 April
Broad St, Old Portsmouth - 6:30pm - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
The Golden Hour at sunset is a magical time for photographers - the time when the sun hits the world at a lower angle, resulting in soft, warm, and flattering light. Shots of the sea are particularly good at this time - golden light, reflections and long shadows can be used to create stunning pictures. On this photo walk we will start in Old Portsmouth and walk round to the iconic HMS Warrior taking in great views and photo opportunities along the way.

This session will be suitable for all levels of experience and a modern smartphone will be just as useful as any digital or film camera.
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£24      
Composition in Photography

Composition in Photography

Sunday 28 April
Lower Kings Road, Brighton - 10am - 2 Hours
Brighton Photography Group
Tobias Slater-Hunt
No matter how much money you spend on a camera you will never find a composition button! And good composition is vital to the success of any photograph. On this 2 hour meet up we will explore some of the key rules of composition, learn how to apply the rules and learn when to break them. Suitable for all levels of photographer, so whether you are a RAW shooting in manual mode, or a beginner barely out of AUTO mode...this meet up is for you!
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£24      

Smartphone Photography Meetup

Smartphone Photography Meetup

Saturday 11 May
Broad St, Old Portsmouth - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
They say your best camera is always with you; for many of us the DSLR can be a little cumbersome to carry or perhaps just not the right place for the type of camera! You may have a newer smartphone that has some fantastic capabilities that are present on your DSLR you didn't know about. This session is all about embracing the use of a Smartphone in lieu of a DSLR.

Whether you own a DSRL, or perhaps want to see the features you can use on your smartphone - this session will be perfect for you!
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£24      
Industrial Architecture Photography

Industrial Architecture Photography

Sunday 12 May
Brighton Marina - 10am - 2 Hours
Brighton Photography Group
Tobias Slater-Hunt
On this meet we will be looking at Architecture and how to use arresting lines as a compositional tool. Learn how to construct images using different focal lengths and which compositional rules suit this interesting subject matter.
We will also learn how we can turn any lighting condition to our advantage!
Make the most of the mix of architectural styles of the marina, from the harbours' sea defense wall, flyovers, retail park and small industry to new build luxury apartments with all their chrome fittings and reflective glass.

This meet up is suitable for photographers of all abilities and full technical support will be given throughout.
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£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 18 May
Southsea, Portsmouth - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      

Developing a Photographer's Eye Meetup

Developing a Photographer's Eye Meetup

Saturday 25 May
Broad St, Old Portsmouth - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
In this session we will explore how to see the world through the eye of the camera and how to create powerful images out of the ordinary. We will cover the rules of composition and how breaking them can create impact.
This session is suitable for all level and a smartphone will as good as any digital camera! A wide zoom lens would be ideal if you are shooting on a camera.
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£24      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 26 May
Lower Kings Road, Brighton - 9am - 3 Hours
Brighton Photography Group
Tobias Slater-Hunt
Own a dslr or mirrorless camera but have rarely got off auto? Find reading manuals dull and youtube confusing? Then this meet is for you!! You will learn how the camera functions in the key modes on the mode dial. Learn to control the camera in program mode and take control of exposure as well as the joy of black and white photography. Learn how to take control of the aperture and creative depth of field techniques! Learn how to take control of the shutter and freeze motion and capture time! Informative friendly tuition in each technique will be enhanced with some fun and creative picture making challenges. A great introduction to photography as a fun and creative hobby!
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£61      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 02 June
Southsea, Portsmouth - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£61      

Abstract Photography

Abstract Photography

Sunday 09 June
Brighton Marina - 10am - 2 Hours
Brighton Photography Group
Tobias Slater-Hunt
This meet up will explore the world of abstract photography. We will focus, NOT on the subject of photographs but on how we can construct images using line, shape, form, light, contrast, texture and colour.
We will explore how different camera settings, such as shallow depth of field, can help with abstraction, compositions that lend themselves to abstraction as well as the potential of motion blur and focal lengths too.
This is a fun and creative meet up where you learn some vital skills that you will be able to apply to your everyday photography to take your images to the next level.
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£24      
Beyond Colour - The Artistry of Black and White Photography

Beyond Colour - The Artistry of Black and White Photography

Saturday 22 June
Southsea, Portsmouth - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
In this session we will learn to see the world in black & white and experiment with using shape, tone and texture to create artistic images without colour. All levels of experience and ability are welcome to join.
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£24      
Beginners Photography Class

Beginners Photography Class

Saturday 06 July
Southsea, Portsmouth - 10:30am - 3 Hours
Portsmouth Photography Group
Jon Mainwaring
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
£67      

Other Nearby Groups

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Drawing Plants and Flowers

Saturday 20 April
Ensbury Avenue, Bournemouth - 10am - 2 Hours
Bournemouth Art Group
Anna Herpels
Welcome to "Drawing Plants and Flowers"! In this workshop, we will explore the art of drawing plants and flowers.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of drawing various plants and flowers. We will cover topics such as simplifying shapes, creating texture and detail, and using colors to enhance your drawings.

You will have the opportunity to put your new skills into practice and create your own beautiful plant and flower drawings. Our instructors will provide feedback and guidance along the way, helping you to refine your skills and develop your own unique style.
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£24      
Coloured Pencils Meetup

Coloured Pencils Meetup

Saturday 20 April
Old Portsmouth - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Art Group
Evie Smith
Join us for a vibrant Coloured Pencils Meetup where creativity knows no bounds! Whether you're a novice or an experienced artist, this event is designed for everyone to explore the versatility of coloured pencils in creating stunning artworks. Bring your favourite pencils and let's unleash our imaginations together in a welcoming and collaborative atmosphere.
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£24      
Painting Southsea Beach

Painting Southsea Beach

Sunday 21 April
Southsea - 12pm - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Watercolour Group
Prazvi Pahwa
This is an art event where artists of all skill levels gather at Southsea to create and showcase their artwork inspired by the picturesque coastal scenery. Participants bring their own painting supplies and spend the day capturing the beauty of the beach through their own unique styles and perspectives.
A fun and relaxing opportunity for artists to come together and discover the various techniques needed to create a stunning watercolour landscape
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£24      

Painting the Swans at Queen's Park

Painting the Swans at Queen's Park

Saturday 27 April
West Dr, Brighton and Hove - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Brighton Watercolour Group
Rukmini Reddy Sen
Nurture your creative side and join us for a swan painting session! Be enchanted while having fun. Focusing on atmospheric blending techniques and soft details to perfectly capture this mysterious bird!
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£24      
Tonal Drawing

Tonal Drawing

Saturday 04 May
Portsea - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Art Group
Evie Smith
In this workshop, we will explore the art of creating depth and dimension in your drawings through the use of shadow and tone.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of tonal drawing, including the use of value, contrast, and composition. We will cover topics such as creating a tonal range, building contrast, and simplifying composition to create a clean and striking image.
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£24      
Expressive Seascape in Watercolours

Expressive Seascape in Watercolours

Saturday 11 May
Madeira Dr, Brighton - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Brighton Watercolour Group
Rukmini Reddy Sen
Dive into the fluid and captivating world of seascape painting, where the majesty of the ocean and vast bodies of water take center stage as our muse. Engage in an artistic journey that explores the depths and horizons of watercolor art, guided by seasoned enthusiasts. Unlock the secrets to portraying the serene beauty and powerful essence of the sea through your brushstrokes. Join us for a day where the sea becomes your canvas, and every splash of color tells a story.
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£24      

Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing

Saturday 18 May
Undercliff Dr, Boscombe - 10am - 2 Hours
Bournemouth Art Group
Anna Herpels
Perspective drawing is a technique used in art to create the illusion of depth and three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface

In this workshop, we will explore the art of creating depth and dimension in your drawings through the use of perspective.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of perspective.

Perfect for complete beginners.
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£24      
Natural Forms - Drawing Meetup

Natural Forms - Drawing Meetup

Saturday 18 May
Southsea - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Art Group
Evie Smith
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of drawing natural forms at our upcoming meetup. Unleash your creativity. All skill levels are welcome, so grab your sketchbook and come connect with fellow art enthusiasts in a supportive environment.
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£24      
Victoria Park Serenity: A Watercolor Tribute

Victoria Park Serenity: A Watercolor Tribute

Sunday 19 May
Stanhope Rd, Portsmouth - 12pm - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Watercolour Group
Prazvi Pahwa
Experience the tranquil beauty of Victoria Park through vibrant watercolor strokes. From lush greenery to serene fountains, this painting captures the park's natural splendor and invites fellow artists to immerse themselves in its peaceful oasis within the city.
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£26      

Painting the Foliage and Landscape

Painting the Foliage and Landscape

Saturday 25 May
Brighton and Hove, Brighton - 10am - 2 Hours
Brighton Watercolour Group
Rukmini Reddy Sen
Get ready to learn, we will explore the art of capturing the beauty and majesty of nature through painting!

Planning a composition; Wet on Dry techniques of painting landscape and detailing foliage, trees and sky. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of painting, including color theory, composition, and brushwork. We will cover topics such as using light and shadow to create depth and drama, capturing the colors and textures, and experimenting with different brushstrokes and techniques to create stunning effects.
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£24      
Architecture - Drawing Meetup

Architecture - Drawing Meetup

Saturday 01 June
Southsea - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Art Group
Evie Smith
Immerse yourself in the world of architecture at our upcoming drawing meetup. From soaring skyscrapers to quaint cottages, we'll capture the essence of built environments together. Bring your favorite drawing tools and join us for an inspiring session of architectural exploration and artistic expression.
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£24      
Entertainment (Sketching)

Entertainment (Sketching)

Saturday 15 June
Southsea - 10am - 2 Hours
Portsmouth Art Group
Evie Smith
Get ready to unleash your imagination at our entertainment theme sketching event.

We will sketch variety of things to do in the venue. Like the arcades, the beach, the pier etc, just a focus on things that people can enjoy and derive entertainment.

Join fellow enthusiasts for a fun-filled session of sketching and creativity.
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£24      

ABOUT CHICHESTER
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Chichester .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Chichester Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    The event was a great afternoon learning new skills and buttons on my camera. Good to meet other fellow photographers and complete tasks alongside them.
    5/5
    Liz
    2024-03-04
    Great time looking at a classic subject with a new perspective.
    5/5
    Paul
    2024-01-22
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Jakub Bors
    Jakub is a passionate Landscape Photographer and Photography Educator with over two decades of experience in digital images. Jakub has received prestigious awards like Landscape Photographer of the Year, and his work has been featured in renowned publications like National Geographic.
    Jakub is very well known for his passion for teaching. He conducts photography review sessions, workshops, and online training, aiming to make beginners feel comfortable with photography. He's all about unlocking creative potential and helping people master new skills.

    Jakub Bors is available for private bookings

    PHOTOS
    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-03-24
    Title or Location: Sunset on East Wittering beach
    Mobile phone camera, on the phone edit with Snapseed app.
    Credit: Adam Orz
    Instagram: @adams2adams3

    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-03-22
    Title or Location: Chichester
    Hidden behind a branch of Aldi and opposite another new housing development is a small parcel of nature.
    Credit: Peter Stewart
    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-03-10
    Title or Location: Warnham nature reserve
    A first for me! Was so happy to have been able to see and photograph this siskin! &128513
    Credit: Oliver Mason
    Instagram: OliverMasonPhotography

    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-03-01
    Title or Location: Arundel
    After waiting a good couple of hours for this male kingfisher he finally landed long enough for me to get my shot
    Credit: Oliver Mason

    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-02-22
    Title or Location: East Street, Chichester
    The guy was simply sat there, seemingly soaking up as much winter sun as possible.
    Credit: Cassian Edwards
    Facebook: Cassian Edwards
    Instagram: casperduppy
    Chichester Photography Group
    2024-02-14
    Title or Location: Staunton country park
    Out walking with family when i spotted this in the distance.
    Credit: Dan Steele

    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Saltburn by the Sea
    This is Saltburn?s furnicular Cliff Lift before sunrise in the golden hour. Lovely light, a high tide and a heavy sea made a really nice composition.Canon R8 & EF16-35mm f/4L @ 29mm, f/6.3, 2 seconds & ISO400
    Credit: Edward Bilcliffe
    Instagram: @edwardbilcliffe
    Gold Coast Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Cloudy bay, Bruny island, Tasmania
    Was my third attempt at catching the aurora. Got to campsite set up camp and looked up at the cloudy night. The clouds started to clear and managed to get down the road and get some snaps &128077
    Credit: Simon garrett
    Facebook: Slystyles_art
    Instagram: Slystyles_art
    Philadelphia Photography Group
    2024-04-15
    Title or Location: Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
    I captured this house sparrow coming in for a landing on my bird feeder one rainy afternoon using my Nikon D7500 and a Sigma 100-400mm lens. The settings were 1/1250 f/6.3 Auto ISO.
    Credit: Max L. Lieberman

    Baton Rouge Photography Group
    2024-04-14
    Title or Location: Murfreesboro, Arkansas
    The classic "Diamond Ring" picture from the recent eclipse on April 8, 2024, taken from our cabin in the woods on the banks of the Little Missouri River! We (8 family members) have been eagerly waiting for this event since August of 2017, when we traveled to Athens, Tennessee for the last one!
    Credit: Craig P LaBorde
    Brisbane Photography Group
    2024-04-14
    Title or Location: Victoria Point, Brisbane
    This was my first attempt at astrophotography in Brisbane and was a trial shot more than anything. I went looking for an eastern facing foreground knowing that the Milky Way core would be rising at around 10pm from the east, leaving me few options where light pollution wouldn't be an issue. I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn't too harsh at vic point. I loved the foreground and the lightning in the distance on the horizon, and the satellite creaping in was another unexpected surprise with th
    Credit: Ryan Bowron
    Instagram: @rdb_photo
    Glasgow Photography Group
    2024-04-14
    Title or Location: GlenCoe. Scotland.
    This photo was taken a few years ago. I waited a long time for the right light and atmosphere. I was already cold when this picture appeared. I was very happy that my efforts were so generously rewarded.
    Credit: Bogdan

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