Jersey War Tours



History at Night - Photography Tours

£30 Per Person


This is a workshop offering an introduction to night time landscape, seascape and basic lightpainting photography. Our goal at every level of the workshop is to give you the information you need to continue your night photography journey on your own. We select sites that are not lit up at night and light them up, giving you a unique photography opportunity to take something special for your portfolio, wall art, facebook or just for fun.  This photography course is taken outdoors in well chosen Jersey locations. If you are unsure if your compact is suitable please check with us using the contact us by email (info@jerseywartours.com) DSLR, Compact System, and Bridge cameras are fine. Workshop times:  Evening’s  7:30pm - 10.00 pm (times subject to change in summer months)

The workshop will cover the following material: 

•Resources used for planning night photography outings
•Lightpainting Gear and equipment basics, we will have some kit you can use on the night
•Understanding the fundamentals of night photography, including aperture, shutter, and ISO settings
•Focusing in the dark
•Minimising noise
•The fundamentals of using different lighting tools and techniques to light your foreground
•Basic Creative light painting
•Star trails
•Using the moon (depending on luna cycle)
•Moonrise and Moonset (depending on luna cycle)

 


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To book or if you have any questions please contact Kimberley or Phil
Email: info@jerseywartours.com
Telephone: 07797-869882



An Introduction to Digital Photography

£80 per person (2 sessions)

This intensive outdoor workshop in Jersey will give you the working knowledge needed to understand how your camera functions using the semi-automatic modes, P, Shutter and Aperture Priority. This is an in-depth short photography course geared towards gaining manual control over your camera. Gain mastery over your digital camera and immediately start to take better photos.

Workshop Content
• Using Exposure compensation to control image brightness/darkness.
• ISO settings, the advantages and disadvantages
• Understand the basics of using speed settings for varied effect
• Adjusting Aperture for depth of field
• Practical photography assignments
• And Much More … ….

This photography course is taken outdoors in well chosen Jersey locations. Both Scheduled and Private photography workshops are available.

If you are unsure if your compact is suitable please check with us using the
contact form. DSLR, Compact System, and Bridge cameras are fine.

Sunday Afternoons 13:00 to 15:00

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An Introduction to Lightpainting

£80 per person (2 sessions)

You can create amazing images with light painting, and Phil is going to show you how! Making light trails, highlighting parts of your image, crazy spiral effects--all the fun secrets of light painting will be yours in this special evening workshop! Phil & Kimberley will show you how to use everyday light sources to make striking images, as this is a technique that doesn't require a lot of equipment. If you have a tripod and a torch, you can light paint.

This photography course is taken outdoors in well chosen Jersey locations. Both Scheduled and Private photography workshops are available. If you are unsure if your compact is suitable please check with us using the
contact form. DSLR, Compact System, and Bridge cameras are fine.

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One to One

One to one tuition is a great way to learn photography as you learn at your own pace. One to one tuition is an empowering experience as you have the tutor’s full attention. The course is tailored to your knowledge, skill level and camera you own. Jersey War Tours offers one to one photography lessons for beginners. We will ask you at the start what you want to get out of the session and develop a personal plan to improve your photography and focus directly on what will make you a better photographer.

One to one workshops include and are not limited to the following content, (which will vary according to your requirements).

• Introduction to photography
• Buttons, dials and menus
• Understanding exposure
• Depth of field
• Shutter speed for creative effect
• Lenses and focal length
• Understanding ISO and sensor sensitivity
• Advanced shooting/exposure modes – manual, aperture and shutter speed priority and program
• Long exposures
• File formats
• Fill-in flash
• Exposure compensation
• Auto focus modes
• Manual focus techniques
• Different drive modes
• Filters
• Introduction to composition
• Advanced composition techniques
• Light and how to use it effectively

 
One to one tuition is a great way to learn photography.  Contact us for available dates and learn photography when it suits you perfectly.  We look forward to working with you soon.

£85 for a two hour session



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Custom Military Photography Tour

We specialise in small, customised tours for photographers ( 1 to 40 people ). Whether you are a casual photographer, a pro, we invite you to join us on a tour to visit many different military sites found on Jersey. We'll take you off the beaten path and show you the ‘secret’ beauty of our island and its military history.

Our scenic photography tours are relaxed, fun and informative; they provide a great vacation activity. Above all, you will enjoy this magnificent Island and its rich military history and bring back home great photos of your trip.

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