2020 Photography Zooms online programme

Love trees and plants? Want to improve your nature photography skills? Then join Sheffield photographer Fran Halsall for an online workshop. 

On consecutive Saturday afternoons I tackle a different photographic subject in a 90-minute Zoom. Each session includes a five minute break in the middle, so you can get a cup of tea, and ten minutes for questions at the end.  Workshops are suitable for all types of camera user unless otherwise indicated.

The maximum group size is limited to 15 participants.  To book your place please email: franhalsall@googlemail.com

Perfect plant portraits

Perfect plant portraits
Saturday 13th June 2020 from 16:30-18:00


Learn the art of differential focus and controlling backgrounds to achieve perfect plant portraits. This session will also explore what kit I use and my shooting technique. Plus we will cover the possibilities and limitations of automatic and phone cameras.

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Woodland and tree photography
Saturday 20th June 2020 from 16:30-18:00


Cannot see the wood for the trees? This session will take a comprehensive look at what makes a good photographic subject in one of the most complicated environments on the planet. Plus a guide to the equipment I use and my shooting technique.

Timing & Lighting
Saturday 27th June 2020 from 16:30-18:00


Learn about seasonality and timing for plant and tree photography. This session will help you get the best out of natural lighting conditions, including when and how to use reflectors. Plus how to use shadows to your advantage.

Composition in detail

SOLD OUT  Composition in detail
Saturday 4th July 2020 from 16:30-18:00


When whole of nature is your subject, how do you find the essential elements to create coherent images? This session will go into depth about the thinking processes that inform my photography. Concentrating on the twin themes of: what elements to include and how to arrange them.

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