Tag Archives: Ham House

An avenue of trees

When I’m teaching photography, one of the themes we usually look at quite early on is how to get a sense of depth into an image.  Leading lines, strong foreground and background, or inventive framing are all potentially powerful ways … Continue reading

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Just to be contrary…

So the weather has finally turned, and autumn (or maybe even winter) is finally upon us.  So just to be contrary, today’s image shows a spring leaf bursting forth at Ham House gardens.  Before anyone suggests that this is yet … Continue reading

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Last call for photo course

There are just a couple of spaces left on my “Introduction to Digital SLR” photography course at the magnificent Ham House in south London, on 20 March.  This full-day course will cover the basics of SLR photography, and includes plenty … Continue reading

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Photography course

From yesterday’s view through a piece of sculpture, to today’s rather grand view through gates!  We are looking out from the garden of Ham House in south London into the parkland beyond.  A few folk amble along the path outside, … Continue reading

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Patterns in the garden

I’m fascinated, as you know, by patterns.  It’s one of many subjects we will be covering at the photography course I’m running at Ham House in south London on 3rd October (there are still a few places available!). Today’s picture … Continue reading

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Autumn photography course

I am privileged to be running an autumn “Introduction to digital SLR photography” course at the National Trust’s magnificent Ham House and Gardens on 3 October this year.  A course I ran at the property back in the spring was … Continue reading

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Gates and gardens

I am lucky enough to teach photography in the splendid surroundings of Ham House, south-west of London (shameless plug: my next course is on 3rd October – just message me via my photography website if you are interested!).  Around the … Continue reading

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