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27
July
2019
(10:00)

WEX Food Photography Masterclass with Esther Ling and Panasonic LUMIX

37-39 Commercial Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1LF
Saturday 27th July 2019, 10am - 2pm
£35

Esther has been a full time working pro photographer for 16 years and in the main is self taught. A self confessed non teccy photographer she learnt on 35mm and carries over her disciplined way of shooting to digital.                     

She specialises in Food Photography but also covers weddings & social location portraits. She believes in simplicity and not overcomplicating things and works where possible in all genres of photography with available light and wide open apertures, a definite lover of shallow depths of field.

She will guide you through the step by step process of photographing stunning dishes. This workshop will take place in a kitchen environment and will help you to perfect your craft, from presentation to final image. Esther and Panasonic will be on-hand all day to give you tips and tricks and help you get some stunning shots for your portfolio. 

You will need: 

- Your DSLR/CSC camera
- A memory card
- Spare battery

For more information and to sign up, see here.

 
31
July
2019
(11:00)

WEX Live Wedding Experience - A Panasonic LUMIX Masterclass

The Monastery Manchester, Gorton Lane, M12 5WF
Wednesday 31st July, 11am – 4pm
£125

Cake will be available for all attendees / guest expert photographer to be announced!

This summer, Wex and Panasonic cordially invite you to the wedding event of the century! Join us for a one-of-a-kind practical wedding photography and video experience; with no expense spared on frills, flowers, cake and atmosphere, it is hard to believe you aren’t actually watching these two wed.

This fully-fledged wedding set-up will feature every matrimonial aspect down to the smallest detail of a wedding; from the ceremonial cutting of the cake, to the breath-taking venue, you will certainly be saying I do, next time you are asked to photograph a wedding!

An expert photographer will be on hand to help you to hone your production abilities and story-telling techniques in a realistic, stress-free atmosphere. We will teach you the skills necessary to capture images and create wonderful content that the happy couple can cherish for a lifetime.

Unlike the usual pressure you will face, we can rewind, repeat and re-capture so that when the expectations are higher and the pressure is on, you can deliver work that your clients are extremely happy with. Our wedding workshop is tailored to teach and to encourage you to put those fears and anxieties aside leaving you able, confident and fully prepared for any wedding eventuality.

The day will include:

-          30 extras to act as family and friends
-          1 happy couple
-          Decorations and cake
-          That important aisle walk
-          An expert photographer/videographer on-hand to help
-          That all-important confetti scene!

You will need: 

-          Your DSLR/mirrorless camera and lens(es)
-          Spare battery
-          Memory card

For further information and to sign up, see here.

 
3
August
2019
(10:00)

WEX Food Photography Masterclass with Esther Ling and Panasonic LUMIX

 
The Loft Fivefourstudios, 54 Oldfield Road, Manchester, M5 4LZ 
Saturday 3rd August, 2019, 10am - 2pm
£35

Esther is a self-taught professional photographer. She specialises in Food Photography but also covers weddings & social location portraits. She believes in simplicity and not overcomplicating the way you shoot. Where possible, Esther works with natural light and wide, open apertures; a definite lover of a shallow depth of field.

She specialises in Food Photography but also covers weddings & social location portraits. She believes in simplicity and not overcomplicating things and works where possible in all genres of photography with available light and wide open apertures, a definite lover of shallow depths of field.

Esther will guide you through the step-by-step process of photographing stunning dishes. This workshop will take place using background and natural light to help you to perfect your craft even when you are limited on where you can capture the images. From presentation to the final image, Esther and Panasonic will be on-hand to give you tips and tricks and help you get some stunning shots for your portfolio. 

You will need: 

- Your DSLR/CSC camera
- A memory card
- Spare battery

 For more information and to sign up, see here.

 
6
August
2019
(15:00)

WEX Live Wedding Experience - A Panasonic LUMIX Masterclass


The Treehouse, 38 - 42 Upper Arthur Street, BT1 4GH
Tuesday 6th August, 3pm – 9pm
£125

Cake will be available for all attendees / guest expert photographer to be announced!

This summer, Wex and Panasonic cordially invite you to the wedding event of the century! Join us for a one-of-a-kind practical wedding photography and video experience; with no expense spared on frills, flowers, cake and atmosphere, it is hard to believe you aren’t actually watching these two wed.

This fully-fledged wedding set-up will feature every matrimonial aspect down to the smallest detail of a wedding; from the ceremonial cutting of the cake, to the breath-taking venue, you will certainly be saying I do, next time you are asked to photograph a wedding!

An expert photographer will be on hand to help you to hone your production abilities and story-telling techniques in a realistic, stress-free atmosphere. We will teach you the skills necessary to capture images and create wonderful content that the happy couple can cherish for a lifetime.

Unlike the usual pressure you will face, we can rewind, repeat and re-capture so that when the expectations are higher and the pressure is on, you can deliver work that your clients are extremely happy with. Our wedding workshop is tailored to teach and to encourage you to put those fears and anxieties aside leaving you able, confident and fully prepared for any wedding eventuality.

The day will include:

- 20 extras to act as family and friends
- 1 happy couple
- Decorations and cake
- That important aisle walk
- An expert photographer/videographer on-hand to help
- That all-important confetti scene!

You will need:

- Your DSLR/mirrorless camera and lens(es)
- Spare battery
- Memory card

For more information or to sign up, see here.

 
10
August
2019
(14:00)

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta - A Panasonic LUMIX Masterclass with WEX


Unit 7 Montpelier Central Station Road, Montpelier, Bristol, BS6 5EE
Saturday 10th August, 2pm - 6pm
£25

Strange but wonderful hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes will be taking to the skies once again for the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. Join Jacob James and Panasonic for the largest hot air balloon event across the UK and EU.

This breathtaking photographic opportunity will treat you to a cluster of balloons varying in design, filling the skies to create an exciting, aesthetic spectacle. 100 balloons will participate in the mass ascent over the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. 

This day is perfect for anyone interested in capturing images of aviation, flight and movement. Coupled with a festival atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to hone your skills and have a great time. 

Jacob James is a UK based internationally published, travel and cultural documentary photographer. Jacob’s work has been showcased in well known photographic publications both in the UK and worldwide such as Digital Camera, Amateur Photographer, Tutti Fotografi and N-Photo. His work has also appeared in numerous exhibitions and books. Jacob has worked with a number of clients across Europe and Asia including the Austrian and Hungarian tourism boards and is available for assignment globally.

You will need:

-              Your camera and lens(es)
-              Spare battery
-              Memory card
-              Comfortable shoes

For further information and to sign up, see here.

 
23
August
2019
(11:00)

Seven Sisters & Friston Forest Circular - A Panasonic LUMIX Hike with WEX


Beachy Head Rd, Eastbourne BN20 0AB
Friday 23rd August, 11am – 6pm
£49

Lace up your hiking boots and join Wex and Panasonic ambassador, Jim Cossey around the tranquil Seven Sisters. With its white, chalk cliffs, it is perhaps one of the most iconic landmarks in Sussex; you will be delighted with the shots you will add to your portfolio.

Whether you're interested in photographing wildlife, stunning coastlines, landscapes or even the beautiful scenery found in and around Friston Forests, there will be ample opportunity to grow your portfolio.

The Hike is just under 8miles /13km in length and should take around 6 hours to walk. Please ensure you are able to complete this walk. We will start and end in the same location.

You will need: 

-          Your DSLR/CSC camera and lens(es)
-          Tripod 
-          Memory card 
-          Spare battery
-          Comfortable shoes 
-          Your lunch

For more information and to sign up, see here.
 

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