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Steam Photography Workshop


When : Friday 21st June

Timings : 9am to 3pm

Event : Photography Workshop

Theme : Steam, exposure and motion blur

Location : West Somerset Railway (Public Access Land), we will NOT be accessing any land owned or operated by the WSR

Meeting Point : Wheddon Cross, for 9am, leaving for our location at 9.30am, we promote car sharing, returning back to Wheddon Cross at around 3pm to review images

Description : This photography work shop is for members and day pass holders to learn about photographing moving steam trains, concentrating on exposure, correctly exposing for the steam (highlights) and the blacks (shadows) and motion blur of the wheels of the steam locomotives

Equipment : D-SLR, SLR or bridge camera, memory cards or film, lens, tripod or monopod if you are using a long lens and flash with batteries, but not essential

Price : Free for Members or Day Pass £13.95.

Notes : We suggest that; you wear good stout footwear and long trousers, perhaps a weather proof jacket if it requires, refreshments (perhaps sandwich and fluid) and you bring any medicine, you require. Please advise group leader of any medical needs, i.e. if you are diabetic. Mobile and Satellite phones, GPS units and full first aid kit are normally taken with us, just in case


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