BELFAST
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday the 13th of August
Queen's Road, Belfast - 10:00am - 3 hours
For this class, I would be going through all the basics of photography and showing how to use your camera's settings (DSLR Camera or just a phone camera) and how to get the most out of it. Top tips and tricks given to improve your photography skills for all aspects of photography.
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£55pp     only 2 places left
Landscape Photography Meetup

Landscape Photography Meetup

Saturday the 20th of August
Belfast City Centre - 9:00am - 2 hours
This class is aimed at beginners who want to start to learn how to use their camera to take the best landscape photo. This will be covering all aspects of landscape photography including camera settings, composition techniques, capturing motion and much more!
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£21pp     only 5 places left
Using Flash Outdoors Meetup

Using Flash Outdoors Meetup

Saturday the 3rd of September
Wallace Park Lisburn - 10:00am - 2 Hours
This class will go through all the basics of using off-camera flash to make your outdoor portraits stand out. You will learn how to balance the natural light with an off-camera flash and use different techniques for different style of images.
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£21pp     12 places left
Street Photography Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Saturday the 10th of September
Belfast City Centre - 9:00am - 2 hours
This meetup will go through all the basics of street photography and everything you will need to know to capture an interesting street photo. This is also a great way to become more confident behind the camera with approaching the public for candid street portraits.
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£21pp     12 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
The Exposure Triangle Class : shutter speed, aperture and ISO

The Exposure Triangle Class : shutter speed, aperture and ISO

Saturday the 24th of September
Titanic Belfast - 12:00pm - 3 hours
This class will be a detailed guide on what the Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO settings are on your camera and how it affects your photos. This is a great beginners class for anyone who is just getting started in photography.
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£55pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
ABOUT BELFAST
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations across the region.
New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month.
And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Belfast Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.



Our classes and photography sessions are limited to a max of 5 students - due to current COVID restrictions
We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 2 metres away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue; if you use a tissue, dispose of it immediately and appropriately.
REVIEWS
Trainer was very good and provided great tips, and the best thing we had the change to put the practice in action
5/5
Flavio Tolardo
July 30th 2022
Amazing
5/5
David Pwlmer
July 30th 2022
Amazing
5/5
David Pwlmer
July 30th 2022
Really enjoyed the event. Daniel was excellent at explaining everything with clear and concise instructions of what he needed us to do. Took his time to assist everyone on an individual basis. Would certainly recommend.
5/5
Raymond Elliott
July 30th 2022
Great location, Martyn listened to everything I was struggling with, he assisted me with settings and top tips for great portraits.
4/5
Roberta Mawhinney
May 2nd 2022
Really enjoyed it
5/5
Julie Donaldson
April 3rd 2022
Really enjoyed it
5/5
Julie Donaldson
April 3rd 2022
Good practical advice on how best to take a landscape vista and with a small change in the camera settings, seeing the difference. Martyn is very enthusiastic about the subject and I learned a few tips on camera settings. All in all, an enjoyable outdoor tutorial
5/5
Peter Cooke
September 11th 2021
very good
5/5
Brian Hendron
June 20th 2021
It was a great to get into the creative mood again and I picked up plenty of help and tips from the guide. Very enjoyable afternoon.
5/5
Kristian Murphy
May 29th 2021
Really informative. Martyn was really patient and aimed the lesson just right for all of us.
5/5
Katie Mulholland
May 18th 2021
It was very informal and relaxed!! Despite being an absolute beginner who was eager to know everything Martyn was patient affable and very upbeat!! Just what you need in a tutor!! I had a fantastic day and went on to put all I had learned into practise in the afternoon after the course!! I would definitely attend future sessions
5/5
Karen French
May 15th 2021
INSTRUCTORS
Martyn Boyd
About Martyn Boyd Martyn Boyd lives in Bangor, Northern Ireland. After a long career as a photographer he now enjoys capturing landscape images, mostly of the area where he lives. He also enjoys the challenge of creatively photographing aircraft and is a keen, life-long motorcyclist.
Daniel Greenan
Daniel Greenan is a photographer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He works as a freelance photographer with a wide range of clients in the commercial space. His passion for photography made him keen to teach other people the skills he has gained from his years of experience.