Excellent Photography Bootcamp

Last weekend a few of us went off to Cheryl Johnson’s Photography Bootcamp held in Saffron Walden. Armed with my trusty Canon 450D SLR and a bag of lenses I started on a nuge learning curve on photography. What a brilliant weekend it was. A great bunch of friendly people made the weekend spectacular.
A few individuals wanted to know about digital scrapbooking so I created the top layout with a photo of Lainey taken on Friday evening. I thought her daughters would like her made into a fairy for fun!
The next photo was shot with a very patient and stunning young model as we learned how to use studio lighting and set up. I only wish I had similar photos of my own children as they were growing up. I am going to get this one printed for my photography portfolio.

I have hundreds of photos from the weekend and will post them eventually. This is just a taster of the sort of skills we learned. I was so impressed I signed up for the next online course Painting with Light the Sequel on CJ’s blog HERE if you are interested.

5 comments for “Excellent Photography Bootcamp

  1. Anonymous
    May 14, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    what a great studio shot! mine are all rubbish. I’m off for a nosey round your blog, now that you’ve taught me the basics of digi, thanks again, Pauline

  2. Lesley
    May 17, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Love this Kim cracking shot
    I didn’t get a play in the studio but that probably a good thing. I would only want to buy light LOL

  3. Anonymous
    May 18, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    Love the LO of Lainey. the little ones will love it. Super shot of Abby too.


  4. May 18, 2009 at 10:59 pm


    Elaine as a fairy is so much fun.

    But your photo of the model is stunning, it totally jumps off the screen! Love it.

  5. May 21, 2009 at 6:39 am

    Hi sounds like bootcamp was fab. I am doing the Sequel too.

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