The versatility of infrared is quite simply unmatched and the tonal variations in the finished photographs can far exceed what you can achieve from a standard colour raw file converted to black and white.Seeing is literally believing! This workshop will delve deeply into every aspect of black and white infrared landscape photography.
If you performed a Google search on infrared photography, you will more than likely see images with high contrast and very little tonal variation, often taken in the summertime. Whilst there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it should not be regarded as the norm as the world of infrared is far more expressive and infinitely more exciting.
This workshop is designed to go way beyond the regular infrared photography. During out time together you will gain an understanding of how to recognise what will make an expressive infrared photograph and learn how different subjects will render tones of infrared. You will also learn how the subtlest of variations in light can will effect your final photograph and how to take advantage of these as the light changes. The power of infrared on overcast days and inclement weather is something that has to be explored to be believed and many photographers are often surprised to learn that graduated filters are seldom needed as infrared converted cameras can capture all the drama in the skies without them. Because we are working with a camera that can see light that the human eye cannot, the landscape before you is completely transformed. At first this will be a revelation and soon lead to a completely new way of seeing the landscape.
Being out with your camera and learning all of the above is only part of this exciting journey during this workshop; the image editing is the other hugely rewarding aspect. Because of the importance of the ‘digital darkroom’ in the making of fine infrared images, the last morning of this workshop will be indoors where we will cover every aspect of converting the image to true black and white and teasing out the subtle tones and teaching you the art of fine infrared print making. Each person on this workshop will go home with one of their finished images printed on heavyweight fine art media from their time with us!
Paul Gallagher FRPS and Michael Pilkington FRPS have pioneered a new approach to infrared landscape photography over the past ten years. They never travel anywhere without their infrared converted cameras and infrared photography has become an integral way they photograph the landscapes of the world. They are also the authors of the much acclaimed ebook ‘In Another Light’ which showcases their approach to infrared photography. A free copy of this book will be given to each attendee of this workshop. If you want to experience and learn a whole new aspect of your landscape photography, then this workshop is a must.
This is workshop were we have chosen to limit the number of attendees, and for this reason the group will be limited to six photographers only so plenty of one to one time can be spent with everybody. If you want to learn from masters in this field about the pursuit of infra-red landscape photography, then this workshop is for you.
"If you want to experience and learn what could be a whole new aspect of your landscape photography, then this workshop is a must."
6 Participants with 2 Leaders
Devils Punch Bowl HotelView Accommodation
The price includes extensive one to one coaching and tuition, a combination of teaching camera craft and visualization in the field and image Camera and travel insurance as well as travel to and from the venue are also not included. Accommmodation on a bed and breakfast basis (no single supplement). Assessments and post processing in a classroom setting.
We take a printer to the workshop and will post process and print one of your images to take home with you.
You will get a free download of our acclaimed ebook 'In Another Light'.
Camera and travel insurance as well as travel to and from the venue are also not included. Accommmodation and meals not mentioned. Alcoholic drinks and other personal expenditure is not covered either.