Join Me


The main difference between any other workshop and a Join Me event is that on a Join Me I take my own photographs where as on any other workshop I do not, believing that other than for demonstration, I should be helping you take better images.

These opportunities may be in the New Forest, on the water in a RIB photographing yachts, a dawn shoot or even opportunities further afield in Scotland or on the continent.

These may be between an early morning locally, one day, two days or maybe a week.

Local Area
For the local shoots, only a few days notice can be given. A dawn shoot for example will usually start around an hour before sunrise at the location and usually finish mid morning. This is not a workshop, as I will be working hard to get my own shots, but I will be able to give one to one advice as required, but not to the extent of a workshop. Tuition, guidance, tea, coffee and snack bars will be included and the prices depends upon primarily time and distance.

If the Join Me is on the water, full advance preparation guidance and safety advise will be given and fully licenced boats and skippers are used.

If these are of interest, please e-mail me using the link below and I will keep you updated, but as I say, only a few days notice at most will be given.

Further Afield
For the trips further away a little more notice is available. We will generally travel in my vehicle from the New Forest area, meet at a location or try to arrange pickups en-route if possible.

We’ll check out the areas, maps, locations and you will join me while I carry out my mission, giving you the opportunity to take your own shots of course as well and see how I work.

There will be plenty of time for me to critique the images you have taken and for me to show you how I process images on the computer. Accommodation will generally be Bed and Breakfast, which I will arrange. We'll probably grab a sandwich for lunch and for dinner, we will probably eat in pubs or similar, depending on the evening shoot schedule.

As above, these are not workshops etc. If ferry or overnight accommodation is required, I will book this for you. In addition to these charges, your own food costs will need to be found but I will provide tea, coffee and snack bars etc and what is and what is not included will be detailed to for each trip.

On the Water
Most years, I offer the opportunity to Join Me on a RIB in the Solent photographing a yacht regatta. These are wet and bouncy days where all your skill and a good degree of fitness are required to enjoy these often exhilarating photography jaunts.

With professional skippers and crew, full safety briefings and lifejackets provided we'll leave from Southampton often very early before dawn, to catch the start of some iconic yacht events such as the Round the Island Race and some impressive pictures throughout the day.
If you would like to be kept updated of these trips as they become available, please E Mail Ian HERE

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