Brighton Science Festival

Close Up Photography – Playing with Shapes, Colours and Light

Close Up Photography - Playing with Shapes, Colours and Light

Sunday 23 February 2020

12.00pm - 2.30pm, 3.00pm-5.30pm

Do you want to spend a day with your kids playing with light, colours, shapes, and having fun?

Do you want to explore how things look up close and how they are transformed with light?

This workshop is for you!

Knowledge of photography is not necessary.

Just bring any camera with you including mobile phones, tablets, ipads and a lot of enthusiasm.


Workshop Themes

Making silhouettes up close

Looking for shapes

Close-up Portraits



At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

– demonstrate a basic understanding of how light transforms objects in specific situations

– demonstrate a practical engagement with photography by taking your own photographs


General Workshop Outline

12:00- 12:45 pm


Brain Storming

12:45 – 13:30 am

Playing with shapes, colours and light, making silhuettes

13:30 – 13:45 pm  Break

13:45 – 14:15 pm

Playing with close-up portraits

14:15 – 14:30 pm

Look at each other’s photographs, sum up

Handouts: After the end of the workshop I will be sending you e-handouts by email

Camera guidelines: You can bring any camera you have or even a phone camera, tablet or iphone.


Sunday 23 February 2020

Studio From The Sky, 18 Guildford Road, Brighton BN1 3LU

2 Sessions available:

Session 1   12:00am – 2:30pm

Session 2    3:00am – 5:30pm

Ages  8 – 18.  Kids under 12 need to be accompanied by one adult who is encouraged to join them in the workshop

Tickets: £15.00