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TOM MARSH'S YORKSHIRE PHOTO WALK SCHEDULE

Whether you are a beginner, enthusiast or professional, Tom Marsh's Yorkshire Photo Walk Schedule is guaranteed to inspire you. Learn step-by-step with unique 'how to' sessions, the current schedule runs until the end of September 2017.

 

Bookings can be made though our secure online payment system or by calling Tom on 07717 213 604. If you require any further information or would like an informal chat about the sessions Tom provides please feel free to email him at photowalksyorks@gmail.com.

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MAY (5)

NOVEMBER (TBC)

JUNE (4)

JULY (2)

AUGUST (2)

SEPTEMBER (1)

OCTOBER (TBC)

DECEMBER (TBC)

Please note: By booking a Photo Walk you are agreeing to Tom Marsh's Yorkshire Photo Walks Terms and Conditions.

 

MAY 2017

SATURDAY 6TH MAY - 10:30AM

HOW TO IMPROVE COLOUR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS

HARROGATE

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Does the colour in your photographs often look a bit flat? Don't feel like you are doing your subject justice? During this Photo Walk you will learn useful settings and techniques that are guaranteed to improve the colour in your photographs.

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MAXIMISING COLOUR, CAMERA SETTINGS

MEETING POINT: THE TEWIT WELL, (STRAY ROAD)

START TIME: 10:30AM

LENGTH: APPROX 1 MILE

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: NONE

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: THE TEWIT WELL, (STRAY ROAD)

POST CODE: HG2 8JG (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 306 544

PARKING TYPE: ON STREET (STRAY ROAD)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: CENTRAL HARROGATE

SATURDAY 6TH MAY - 2:00PM

HOW TO TAKE BRILLIANT PHOTOS OF BLUEBELLS

WEETON WOOD FROM HAREWOOD BRIDGE

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Bluebells are one of the most stunning of springtime spectacles. On this Photo Walk you will learn the fundamentals of capturing this iconic wild flower, from perfecting vast, wide angle woodland vistas to detailed close ups. Learn about lens selection, camera settings and composition.

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WILD FLOWERS, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION, CLOSE UP, WIDE ANGLES, LENS SELECTION

MEETING POINT: HAREWOOD BRIDGE CAR PARK

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 4 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 3 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME BOGGY SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TORCH/FLASH

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: HAREWOOD BRIDGE CAR PARK

POST CODE: LS17 9LW (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 313 462

PARKING TYPE: PUBLIC/FREE

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: DUNEKSWICK

SATURDAY 6TH MAY - 7:30PM

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH A SUNSET (WEATHER PERMITTING)

ALMSCLIFF CRAG

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Most photographers will relish the chance to take a photograph of a sunset. On this Photo Walk you will learn how to set your camera to capture this awe-inspiring spectacle, gain the skills you need to compose great shots and benefit from unique tips and tricks to get the most out of your sunset shots.

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SUNSET, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION

MEETING POINT: LAY BY MERRYBANK LANE

START TIME: 7:30PM

LENGTH: APPROX 1 MILE

DURATION: APPROX 1.5 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME STEEP SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TORCH

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: LAY BY MERRYBANK LANE

POST CODE: LS17 0ER (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 265 490

PARKING TYPE: LAY BY/FREE

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: NORTH RIGTON

SATURDAY 20TH MAY - 10:30AM

10 SURE-FIRE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CREATIVITY

PLUMPTON ROCKS

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Finding it hard to get inspired? Re-producing the same sort of photos over and over again? During this session you will be given tuition on 10 sure-fire ways to improve your creativity with your camera. We are not talking about messing about in post production here, just good, honest camera work.

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CREATIVITY, SOMETHING DIFFERENT

MEETING POINT: PLUMPTON ROCKS CAR PARK

START TIME: 10:30AM

LENGTH: APPROX 3 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME HILLY SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: NONE

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: PLUMPTON ROCKS CAR PARK

POST CODE: HG5 8LZ (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 355 536

PARKING TYPE: PAY AT KIOSK (£3.50 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: FOLLIFOOT

SATURDAY 20TH MAY - 2:00PM

HOW TO BALANCE EXPOSURE MANUALLY

PLUMPTON ROCKS

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The balancing of exposure in photography can be one of the most difficult things to master. Forget about bracketing, save time and get it all right first time with the help of our professional tutor in this informative session. Learn about light and exposure metering and setting your camera.

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LIGHT METERING, EXPOSURE, CAMERA SETTINGS

MEETING POINT: PLUMPTON ROCKS CAR PARK

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 3 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME HILLY SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: NONE

SUITABLE FOR: SLR & MIRROR-LESS CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: PLUMPTON ROCKS CAR PARK

POST CODE: HG5 8LZ (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 355 536

PARKING TYPE: PAY AT KIOSK (£3.50 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: FOLLIFOOT

JUNE 2017

SATURDAY 3RD JUNE - 10:30AM

ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY EXPLAINED

BEVERLEY

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Learn how to compose and execute stunning architectural photographs in this picturesque East Yorkshire City. During the Photo Walk you will gain the skills you need to take carefully composed photographs of buildings, both old and new.

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ARCHITECTURE, CREATIVITY, COMPOSITION, LENS SELECTION

MEETING POINT: BEVERLEY BANDSTAND

START TIME: 10:30AM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TRIPOD

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: BEVERLEY BANDSTAND

POST CODE: HU17 8AL (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: TA 032 396

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY (VARIOUS FROM £3)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: TESCO BEVERLEY

SATURDAY 3RD JUNE - 2:00PM

HOW TO USE A PRIME (FIXED FOCAL LENGTH) LENS

BEVERLEY

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Many amateur photographers rely on zoom lenses because of their versatility, however using a fixed focal length lens can give you better quality and help you to approach subjects more thoughtfully. On this Photo Walk you will learn all about the advantages of prime lenses and how they're used.

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PRIME LENS, FIXED FOCAL LENGTHS, SOMETHING DIFFERENT, CREATIVITY

MEETING POINT: BEVERLEY BANDSTAND

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: PRIME LENS

SUITABLE FOR: SLR & MIRROR-LESS CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: BEVERLEY BANDSTAND

POST CODE: HU17 8AL (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: TA 032 396

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY (VARIOUS FROM £3)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: TESCO BEVERLEY

SATURDAY 10TH JUNE - 11:00AM

A LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY MASTER CLASS

KELD, SWALEDALE

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Landscape photographs, when done properly, can be stunning. On this in-depth landscape photography master class gain the fundamental skills of this popular genre. You will learn all about lens selection, camera settings, composition, filters and much more besides.

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LANDSCAPE, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION, LENS SELECTION, FILTERS

MEETING POINT: RUSKIN'S CAMP SITE CAR PARK

START TIME: 11:00AM

LENGTH: APPROX 5 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 5 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME HILLY SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: FILTERS

SUITABLE FOR: SLR & MIRROR-LESS CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: RUSKIN'S CAMP SITE CAR PARK

POST CODE: DL11 6LJ (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: NY 892 012

PARKING TYPE: HONESTY BOX (£2 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: CAMP SITE CAR PARK

SATURDAY 24TH JUNE - 10:30AM

HOW TO TAKE AMAZING BOTANICAL PHOTOGRAPHS

SHEFFIELD BOTANICAL GARDENS

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Many amateur photographers rely on zoom lenses because of their versatility, however using a fixed focal length lens can give you better quality and help you to approach subjects more thoughtfully. On this Photo Walk you will learn all about the advantages of prime lenses and how they're used.

SESSION TAGS

PRIME LENS, FIXED FOCAL LENGTHS, SOMETHING DIFFERENT, CREATIVITY

MEETING POINT: INSIDE MAIN ENTRANCE ARCH

START TIME: 10:30AM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TORCH/FLASH

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: INSIDE MAIN ENTRANCE ARCH

POST CODE: S10 2LJ (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SK 334 863

PARKING TYPE: ON STREET (CLARKEHOUSE ROAD)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: THE CURATOR'S HOUSE

SATURDAY 24TH JUNE - 2:00PM

HOW TO CREATE AMAZING ABSTRACT PHOTOS

SHEFFIELD CITY CENTRE

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A good response to an abstract photograph is; 'that's good. What is it?' On this Photo Walk you will learn how to look at the world differently and master different settings on your camera to achieve weird and wonderful effects.

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ABSTRACTION, LOOKING, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION, CREATIVITY

MEETING POINT: CRUCIBLE THEATRE ENTRANCE

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: NONE

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: CRUCIBLE THEATRE ENTRANCE

POST CODE: S1 2LA (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SK 355 872

PARKING TYPE: VARIOUS

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: SHEFFIELD BUS STATION

JULY 2017

SATURDAY 1ST JULY - 1:00PM

HOW TO TAKE AMAZING BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS

WHITBY

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On this Photo Walk you will learn the ins and outs of black and white photography using your digital camera, from making the most of contrast to finding perfect composition, you will gain a good understanding of how to alter your viewpoint from colour to stunning monochrome.

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BLACK & WHITE, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION

MEETING POINT: BOTTOM OF THE 199 STEPS

START TIME: 1:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 2.5 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY (SOME COBBLED SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: NONE

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: BOTTOM OF THE 199 STEPS

POST CODE: Y022 4DW (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: NY 900 112

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY ( FROM £5 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: MARKET SQUARE

SATURDAY 1ST JULY - 3:30PM

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH AN AMAZING SEASCAPE

SALTWICK BAY, WHITBY

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During photography's so called 'golden hour', learn how to compose and execute incredible seascape photographs. This session will cover composition, subject selection and camera settings, including using shutter speeds to capture the movement of the tides.

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SEASCAPES, COASTAL, CAMERA SETTINGS, COMPOSITION

MEETING POINT: WHITBY ABBEY MAIN ENTRANCE

START TIME: 3:30PM

LENGTH: APPROX 3 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2.5 HOURS

TERRAIN: MODERATE (SOME STEEP SECTIONS)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: ND FILTER(S)

SUITABLE FOR: SLR & MIRROR-LESS CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: WHITBY ABBEY MAIN ENTRANCE

POST CODE: YO22 4DR (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: NY 902 112

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY ( £5.50)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: ABBEY VISITOR CENTRE

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AUGUST 2017

SATURDAY 5TH AUGUST - 10:30AM

CHOOSE BETTER SUBJECTS, MAKE BETTER PHOTOS

HAWES

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Sometimes what we see in real life doesn't translate into a good photograph. During this session learn how to select good focal points and choose the right angle to make them shine. By the end of the walk you will be more confident in composition.

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COMPOSITION, SUBJECT SELECTION, ANGLES, CREATIVITY

MEETING POINT: DALES COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM

START TIME: 10:30AM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TRIPOD

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

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MEETING POINT: DALES COUNTRYSIDE MUSEUM

POST CODE: DL8 3QA (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SD 875 898

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY (£4.50 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: IN CAR PARK

SATURDAY 5TH AUGUST - 2:00PM

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY TERMINOLOGY

BAINBRIDGE, WENSLEYDALE

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Don't know your 'bokeh' from your 'bloom?' On this Photo Walk we will introduce you to some must know photography terminology and help you to put the theory into practice.

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PHOTOGRAPHY TERMINOLOGY, PRACTICE, CAMERA SETTINGS, TECHNIQUES

MEETING POINT: NATIONAL PARK CENTRE

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 2 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA, TRIPOD

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TORCH/FLASH

SUITABLE FOR: SLR & MIRROR-LESS CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

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MEETING POINT: NATIONAL PARK CENTRE

POST CODE: DL8 3EL (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SD 931 300

PARKING TYPE: PAY & DISPLAY (£4.50 ALL DAY)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: NATIONAL PARK CENTRE

SEPTEMBER 2017

SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER - 2:00PM

HOW TO TELL STORIES THROUGH YOUR PHOTOS

THE DRUID'S TEMPLE, NR. MASHAM

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On this Photo Walk you will learn the art of visual storytelling and find out how you can take your viewers on a journey of discovery by using imaginative and creative composition techniques. By the end of the session you will have created a wonderful storyboard of images from this unique location.

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COMPOSITION, STORYTELLING, DOCUMENTARY, CREATIVITY

MEETING POINT: CAR PARK, THE BIVOUAC

START TIME: 2:00PM

LENGTH: APPROX 3 MILES

DURATION: APPROX 2 HOURS

TERRAIN: EASY (SOME BOGGY AREAS POSSIBLE)

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: CAMERA

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: TRIPOD

SUITABLE FOR: ALL CAMERA USERS

 

BOOKING INFORMATION:

SECURE ONLINE BOOKING THROUGH PAYPAL

OR CALL 07717 213 604

MEETING POINT: CAR PARK, THE BIVOUAC

POST CODE: HG4 4JZ (APPROX LOCATION ONLY)

GRID REFERENCE: SE 179 786

PARKING TYPE: PRIVATE (FREE)

NEAREST PUBLIC TOILETS: THE BIVOUAC

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