Photography Workshop with Lawrence Eagling

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11:00-12:30 & 13:00-14:30

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Fancy trying something new or honing your eye at landscape & wildlife photography? Join us for a free photography class in the dunes!

Bring your camera phone, iPad or camera along for a session exploring the dunes. Led by photographer and award-winning documentary filmmaker Dr Lawrence Eagling, we’ll be exploring tips & tricks to bring your images to life from composition and subject choice, to lighting and exposure. With short challenges and individual feedback, before selecting your favourite image to print, creating a gallery in the sand, then taking your best photograph home.

Dates and Times

The workshops held on the 15th of April will be at Perranporth, meeting next to the Surf Life Saving club (What3Words: bump.corrects.huts). From there we'll explore the dunes behind the beach.

The workshops held on the 18th of March and 27th of May will be at St Gothian Sands Local Nature Reserve, at the north end of The Towans dunes. Meet at the reserve entrance just of the road between Gwithian village and Godrevy (What3Words: From there we'll explore the dunes towards Gwithian beach.

There are two separate workshops for each date (11am-12:30pm or 1:00-2:30pm). Please choose one workshop time when you book and ensure you arrive in plenty of time.

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Meet Lawrence

Lawrence is an accomplished filmmaker and cofounded Swimming Head Productions after gaining his PhD in marine biology. He is based in Cornwall and works across the UK, creating documentaries for companies including National Geographic, BBC Springwatch and The Discovery Channel.

You can find out more about Swimming Head Productions on their website.