DSLR Photography: Introduction to Portraiture & Lighting, a 3 week Course - With Charlotte Snowden & Scarlet Page

Monday afternoons: 1pm - 3pm

20th April, 27th April, 4th May


This 3 week course gives you the rare opportunity of having not one, but TWO highly respected Photographers teaching you their tips, tricks and knowledge - we're delighted to have renowned photographers Charlotte Snowden & Scarlet Page in the studio to take you over the basic principles of mastering and understanding your DSLR.  There will be lots of time for you to get hands-on with your camera and to practise with different set-ups in natural light (outdoors) and using backdrops and varied lighting methods (indoors).


This three week course will focus on:


Week one


  • The Exposure Triangle - ISO, aperture and shutter speed
  • The 10 rules of composition and putting this all into practise
Week Two


  • An introduction to Portraiture and Lighting techniques
  • Experimenting with different lighting (natural and strobe, coloured backdrops and shooting props and models
Week Three


  • A one on one ‘crit’ on images you have taken so far with constructive feedback, a chance to explore any ‘grey’ areas you may have and give you full confidence in your camera.
  • A demonstration of Photoshop image retouching.

You will need a DSLR which can be set to manual mode, please bring a laptop, charger and  memory cards for your camera.

Aimed at amateur photographers who know some of the basics but wish to extend their knowledge of using their camera on manual mode.  You will come away with confidence in mastering your camera in full manual mode and gain a plethora of tips.


Age 17+ (no exceptions)


Places are non-refundable and non-transferable.



For any questions specifically about the details of this workshop, please email our tutor Scarlet at: scarlet@scarletpage.com or Charlotte at: charlotte@charlottesnowdenphotography.com


For any questions about booking a place on this workshop please email: studio@thehenleyschoolofart.com


PLEASE NOTE: as of March 2020 we have had to add VAT to all our prices - to minimise this added expense for you, we have lowered our workshop and course prices before added the 20%.  This means the prices are a little bit higher, but we (the school and tutor) have absorbed some of the extra cost. We apologise for the slight price increase.

DSLR Photography: An intro to Portraiture and Lighting, a 3 week Course

  • All our tutors are self-employed which means that if a student cancels, the tutor loses out.  We ask that you make extra sure that you are able to make the dates of this course before booking as we regret, we are unable to offer refunds.