Introduction to 35mm SLR Film photography, based in London.
Thinking of trying something new, join on this is a creative 35mm film course for beginners. Explore intriguing hidden areas of London plus a few well known locations. Little experience is needed just a basic understanding of photography.
Starting at Farringdon station with a film loading demonstration and camera set you will use pushed colour film, this gives a high saturation and contrasty look. The creative shapes in the architecture and red phone boxes at Smithfield Market are great backdrops for portraiture. We will take a short walk to photograph Brutalist architecture and the Roman Walls changing to pushed black and white film for extra grain and contrast.
After lunch, a few steps to St Paul’s cathedral still using Black and White film, photographing people and architecture. Through the interesting alleyways with opportunities to try out your new skills and we cross over the river to the Southbank. You'll load some Cross Processed film to produce alternative colours and high contrast.
Course price includes the use of a Nikon 35mm camera, lens and three 35mm films, Colour, B&W and E6 Slide for Cross Processing. Develop new photography skills using film cameras, bringing creativity to your film and digital photography.
Loading a 35mm film
Setting the aperture and shutter manually
Differnet film types
Pushed and Cross Processed film
Walking distance 2.5m (4km), flat with a some steps.
0930 Meet Starbucks nr Farringdon station
0940 Film loading demonstration Farringdon
1000 Pushed colour film, Smithfield Market
1100 Pushed colour & BW film, Brutalist & Roman architecture
1200 Lunch (not provided), plenty of options to buy or bring your own
1230 Black and White Film pushed, St Paul’s Cathedral, Street Photography
1400 Cross Process Film (Slide), South Bank, reportage
Cameras and film are provided, although you are welcome to bring along your own camera with film.
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Although every care will be provided by YellowMelen and Philip Richardson, no responsibility will be accepted for any indirect loss or damage caused to your equipment. As the client you will need adequate insurance against the loss or damage of your equipment.
You will need to provide your own food on the training days as MelenCourses does not offer this facility. When we are on location there will be a break for lunch near cafes and restaurants and you are more than welcome to bring your own food.
35mm Film Photography Course
35mm Film Photography Course, London