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Preston Guild 2012 Photography Workshops


PP: Photography Preston

Produce the images of a lifetime at Preston Guild 2012


Since the mid-19th century, documentary photography has been used to record major historical events.


Preston Guild will have more cameras focused on it this summer than at any time other time in its history.


PP: Photography Preston will help you get the most out of your camera during Preston Guild – and push your photography skills to the next level.


This opportunity happens just once in a generation – this workshop will inspire you to capture Guild 2012 in all its glory.


Workshops will cover technique, project aims and the law with regard photographing in public. Our aim is to allow you to gain confidence, successfully deal with the public and produce great images from the celebrations.


We will also arrange special access to several locations in Preston to allow participants to produce unique documentary images.


Whether you are an aspiring amateur or a keen snapper, whether you own a digital compact, SLR or medium format, the course will help you produce documentary images which will form an important record of one of the city’s most important events.


Participants will attend workshops, be guided on location and will have their work reviewed as the course progresses. Assistance in editing of the final images will be given at the end of the project. Some of the images produced could then go on to form an exhibition at The Continental.


All workshops will be held at The Continental, South Meadow Lane,

Preston PR1 8JP.


Workshops: maximum number of 10. Minimum number of seven participants required.




Saturday, Aug 18, morning (before First Proclamation)

Workshop to deliver technique, themes and aims. Two hours


Saturday, Sept 1, morning (before Final Proclamation)

Workshop to review images taken so far, discuss ideas for Guild Weekend. Two hours


Saturday, Sept 15, morning (week after final Guild weekend)

Review of images, editing. Selection of images for possible exhibition at The Continental. Two hours



£120 for three two-hour sessions, plus assistance during events on the Aug 18 and Sept 1.

For more information and to sign up to the workshops contact:
Garry Cook on 01254 822 179 or 07976 579 522



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