Sea, Sand and Shingle

Thursday, 7th September 2017, 11.30am-7.30pm FULLY BOOKED

 

There has been a settlement at Worthing in West Sussex since the Bronze Age. In the 18th century, it became a Georgian seaside resort and much of its architecture dates from this time.  Although a lively resort in Summer, Worthing is peaceful at other times of year and we often have the beach to ourselves. The well-kept pier, our first location on this tour, was built in the 19th century and remodelled in the 1930s.  We will have opportunities to capture wide and close shots of the pier, the sea and the beach. It is a good location for experimenting with shutter speeds, especially if you use long exposure filters, and seeing their effect on the waves.

Subsequent locations will depend on the conditions on the day but are likely to include areas of beach in Goring and Ferring that offer beach huts, fishing boats and jetties. After a hearty pub lunch (included) we will head further west towards Littlehampton’s West Beach. Part of a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest, this beach is one of the least developed coastal areas in the county. Rachael rode on this beach every week throughout her teens and knows it well. When the tide is out, large expanses of sand offer big skies and reflections. You may also like to explore the sand dunes.  We will stay here until sunset so there will be plenty of time and space to explore the extensive beach and work on finding your own compositions.

This workshop is led by Rachael and it is predominantly landscape and seascape orientated. If you use ND filters, bring them along as the locations chosen are perfect for practising long exposure photography.

You will need to get to the start of the tour, in Worthing (exact location to be confirmed a few days before the tour), under your own steam but then Rachael will drive the group around all day and return you to the start point at the end.

The cost of this workshop is £215 including lunch and refreshments. (Alcoholic drinks excluded.)

To secure your place on the workshop, we take an £80 Deposit payable now which you can pay by clicking the PayPal link below (no PayPal account needed). 

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Four weeks before the day of the workshop we require the balance of £135 which is payable via Bank Transfer. You will receive instructions by email once the deposit is received.