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The NMA Boudoir Sessions, 10th January 2015

Here we go, the second installment of THE BOUDOIR SESSIONS, all set up to blow away your post-Christmas blues!



Following on from the success of this summer's NMA Boudoir Workshop, New Model Army Photography now brings you another installment, this time at Hotel Port Dinorwic, just outside Bangor. It'll be a fantastic day of learning how to shoot classic, timeless boudoir images with combinations of natural, constant and flash lighting, all with two exceptional models.

I'm not a massive fan of setting shots up for people, giving them the settings and telling them to shoot what I've just done. If I did that, you'd be wasting your money. I'll work with you to help YOU create your own shots, so you can leave at the end of the day with a memory card full of your own work.

Ideally, you'll be able to use your camera in manual mode but if you can't, don't let that worry you - just drop me a line and we can discuss it. Kit-wise, you need a camera, a selection of lenses that cover the main focal range (24mm to 200mm but this is not essential), memory cards and spare camera batteries. If you have fast prime lenses, I'd encourage you to bring them along too. All the lighting equipment you need will be freely available throughout the day.

The venue is Hotel Port Dinorwic, on the marina in Y Felinheli (just outside Bangor). We shall be shooting in the hotel's annexe, at the entrance to the marina itself. There are two bedrooms with white bedsheets and full length windows, so lots of opportunities to get the shots you want.

There will be an area to chill out in if you want, and also space to set up a laptop and make yourself a cuppa. We'll also stop midway through the day for a hot meal, so you can prepare yourself ready for the second session.

As a delegate, you'll need to arrive at the venue for 10am. We will then make our way to the suite, where the workshop will commence. There is ample parking. The day is scheduled to finish for approximately 4.30pm.

The cost for the day is £150.

Well, can you think of a better way to try out all the shiny new camera gear you've asked Santa for this Christmas?