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Thu, 25 Jan


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Introduction to Light Trails (25-01-24)

Get ready to unlock the magic of car light trails and transform your photography skills! Join us for an unforgettable evening on a foot bridge overlooking the M27, where you'll learn the art of capturing mesmerising light trails under the guidance of renowned local photographer, Andy Hornby.

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Introduction to Light Trails (25-01-24)
Introduction to Light Trails (25-01-24)

Time & Location

25 Jan 2024, 16:30 – 18:30

See description for meeting point., Dore Ave, Portchester, Fareham PO16, UK

About The Event

Location: Portchester, Off Dore Avenue, Foot Bridge overlooking the M27 

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Join us for an exhilarating evening of photography as we capture the mesmerizing beauty of car light trails under the expert guidance of local renowned photographer, Andy Hornby. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, this two-hour workshop promises to be an illuminating experience.

Workshop Highlights:

  • Capturing Light Trails: Learn the techniques and secrets behind capturing stunning car light trails, creating long exposure masterpieces.
  • Composition and Framing: Discover how to compose your shots effectively and make the most of your location.
  • Camera Settings: Understand the optimal camera settings, including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, to achieve the best results.
  • Practical Shooting: Put your newly acquired skills to the test as we set up our cameras on a foot bridge overlooking the M27, offering a breathtaking vantage point.
  • Guidance from an Expert: Benefit from hands-on guidance and feedback from Andy Hornby, an accomplished photographer known for his incredible light trail shots.

Parking: Ample parking is available on the local residential roads in the vicinity.

What to Bring:

  • Your camera (DSLR, mirrorless, or even a smartphone with manual settings)
  • Tripod (if available)
  • Fully charged batteries and empty memory cards
  • Comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear for an outdoor photography session

Optional Gear:

While the following items are not essential, they can enhance your photography experience:

  • Off-camera shutter release
  • Intervalometer for time-lapse photography
  • Red flashlight for preserving night vision


Space is limited, so make sure to secure your spot by registering in advance. 

Join us for this unique opportunity to enhance your photography skills and capture stunning car light trails. Don't miss out on this exciting workshop led by Andy Hornby!.

Q&A and Wrap-Up:

Open floor for questions and clarifications. Sharing your experiences and favorite shots from the workshop 

What to Expect:

  • Weather-dependent photography, with an emphasis on creative compositions under various conditions.
  • Expert guidance and hands-on practice.
  • The opportunity to meet fellow photography enthusiasts and share experiences.

Note: Please bring your own camera and tripod. Ensure your camera batteries are fully charged, and you have ample storage space on your memory cards.

We hope you'll join us for this exciting adventure into the night sky. Don't forget to dress warmly and bring your enthusiasm for capturing the cosmos!


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