With a busy studio in North West England, Jon Hall is a photographer of weddings, fashion and beauty. Find him on facebook, follow on twitter, or get in touch.

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Liverpool photography walks with JonHallPhoto booking now!

Learn to snap fantastic images with your DSLR camera on a fun filled photo walk along the Liverpool waterfront and Docks.

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Focusing on the docks

This workshop is designed to be an introduction to the basics of DSLR photography, taking you from auto snapper to manual master in 3 photo filled hours.

You’ll learn about exposure modes, when and how to use manual settings and how to get the most out of your DSLR as well as meeting like minded photographers in your area. There’s something for everyone whether you’ve just picked up your first camera or are a more experienced photographer looking to try something new. The walks start with the basics of camera operation and move on to more advanced techniques.

With over ten years experience in leading and teaching groups, I’m thrilled to be able to share my experience in education and passion for photography. Each walk features group and one-to-one time to help you with any specific questions or image styles you want to achieve.
Walks last for 3 hours with a maximum of 10 per group. Take the opportunity to practice your skills at the Liverpool wheel, the Liver building and around the famous docks. All you will require is a DSLR camera (ask if you’re not sure), and a tripod. The workshop is hands on, you’ll be snapping continuously and receive constant feedback on your work. The friendly group atmosphere is a perfect setting to make new friends and learn new techniques.

Click here to see examples shot by previous workshop attendees.

light trails photography in liverpool city centre at night

Last years walks proved very popular and workshops have limited availability. Register now to avoid disappointment. To keep up to date with all the latest info ‘like’ and follow the jonhallphoto facebook page now.
Liverpool photo walks cost £99 per person for a 3 hour workshop.

For course dates and bookings click here to reserve your place.

Here’s what previous clients had to say about the Liverpool photo

walks:

Thanks for the course last night on Night Photography, it was a great boost to my confidence at getting to grips with using my DSLR outside of the “green” automatic mode.  I have always been interested in the Light trail photos and I am please with my first attempts.  I can’t wait to get out on my next evening photography walk!  -  Alan D

Despite the weather (on the nightwalk) I found it terrifically interesting and it made me aware of the kind of images that I could get even from my humble G9. I learned a lot, enjoyed it and thought you did a cracking job of informing and teaching without being in your face or stand-off ish. Thanks again for a great course and giving me the enthusiasm to learn more and keep exploring my camera. Cheers! - Jim R

Many thanks for the course last night. I thought the course was great and I really liked your teaching style, which gave just the right amount of information without being over technical. I really enjoyed the lighting effects you showed us with the torches / mobile phones.  Please keep me informed of any other courses you run.  -  Helen D

Just a note to say how much I enjoyed the recent Liverpool Night walk course. I wasn’t sure if I’d be out of my depth but as a beginner I found it very helpful and feel much more confident about the use of my Camera. I thought you did a great job to guide everyone whilst providing individual attention where needed. The 3 hours flew by and it was nice to experience the Albert Dock area on such a lovely night. I will look out for other courses as I can now appreciate the benefit that these may bring. – James H

Just thought that I would say how useful the course you ran last night was for me, and I believe the other people who attended. My son and I both picked up a lot of information and the way you put it over was very simple and easy to understand. Considering the weather was so cold it was down to you that everyone stayed to the end. Hopefully you will run some other courses in the future as it is obvious to me that you have plenty to teach us. Once again thank you for your assistance.  -  Keith C

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A Ness Gardens Wedding – Jen and Steven celebrate in style

Jen and Stephen’s was a wedding that went without a hitch.

Following their beach engagement shoot I knew I could deliver the couple a great wedding album. When the day came the weather was glorious, Jen and Stephen looked fantastic and everybody had a ball.

The ceremony was held outdoors at Ness Botanic Gardens, a great venue for outdoor weddings. With no formal seating the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly surrounded by blossoming trees and flower beds.

After some time with the couple and shooting group shots in the gardens the party moved onto Neston Cricket Club.

I jumped at the chance to take a few minutes out to visit Parkgate front in time for sunset. I love the silhouette shot of the sky which ended up as a panoramic wrap on the presentation box for their album.

 

Gary Wells

Client feature – Gary Wells’ beautiful liverpool cityscapes

This winter’s night photography walks were interesting to say the least.

Storms, floods and horizontal winds did their best to get in the way but many intrepid photographers either braved the weather or waited for a rare window in the conditions to join me on a night photography walk along Liverpool docks.

Most clients I see are taking their first steps into night photography and I always ask them to send me their favourite shots. You can see a gallery of images from previous clients here.

The evening Gary joined me it was dry but very windy, not ideal for long exposure photography. A few weeks later I received an email saying he had returned on a calmer day. The attached images were so impressive I wanted to share some of them here. It’s clear that Gary knows how to take a great picture and I’m thrilled I was able to help him create images like these.

I love the sense of movement that Gary has captured by using long exposures. The traffic light shot is beautifully timed to show the path of the car as well as red, amber and green lights.

The mirror like surface of the water has made some beautiful reflections and his eye for a ‘lead in’ to the photo makes it hard to pick a favourite.

What do you think? Leave a comment and have your say.

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