Fully Booked: Friday March 22nd 2024 : Ginko Portishead Photography Workshop


Friday March 22nd 2024 – 10am to 4pm
Venue: The Marina, Portishead near Bristol
Limited to twelve places
Early-bird booking (sale price) finishes at the end of February or when fully booked

Payment for the course can be by:

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  • bank transfer (add to basket and then go to basket via pop up menu)any booking difficulties please call/text Stewart on 0795 512 4000

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A Great Day Out Enjoying Photography

Ginko Photo-Haiku Portishead
March 22nd 2024 10am – 4pm

Portishead Marina is steeped in maritime heritage, with a rich history dating back to the 19th century. Originally a bustling dock, it played a vital role in the shipping industry, supporting trade and commerce. Today, its heritage echoes through preserved structures, telling the story of Portishead’s maritime past and cultural significance. When we visit on March 22nd the workshop leader, professional photographer Stewart Wall will guide you and the other attendees in how to create series of mini photo-essays using photo-haiku to tell the story of Portishead today.

Photo-Haiku, as a photographic approach helps workshop attendees see in a different way, and create more powerful images. Past attendees report they have found the approach enjoyable and often return for more. During the workshop each attendee is given a copy of ‘The Master Guide to Creating Project and Photo-Haiku’ Photography’ which is used throughout the workshop. The guide is kept by the attendees

Photograph above shows attendees from the October 2023 Bath Workshop using the ‘Master Guide to Creating Project Photography’ that is supplied to all workshop attendees so they can create their own record of the day

Attendees of the workshop are invited to create photography in the way they wish to, but the workshop will have a concept to help attendees work towards creating a powerful project.  Stewart’s ‘Master Guide to Creating Project Photography’ has proven so popular with previous attendees as a guide to working towards a concept. The guide has been rewritten for 2024. You can see the 2023 master guide being used in the photograph above.

Ginko Portishead Project Photo-book

After the event, all attendees will also be invited to have images in the Ginko Photobook from the workshop and will receive a complimentary copy in the post once it is created. These books are a marvellous momento of the workshop day, and prove a great learning aid as you will be able to see what your peers created on the same day of the same thing as yourself.

An added workshop bonus

Two of the attendees at the Bath Workshop stop for a chat and a break. We have regular breaks during the day, and the walking is at a gentle pace

An added bonus is that you will often meet and make new photography friends during the workshop.

Portishead Marina : A Great Place to Make Photography

Throughout the day there will be some amazing opportunities to make some superb photography at Portishead Marina. Places on the workshop are limited so please book early.

The Tutor: Stewart Wall

In 2020 the Royal Photographic Society commissioned Stewart to write the criteria for a new distinctions genre called ‘Photo-books’ which he chaired for the first two years of its existance. He is also a Chair and Assessor of the Licentiate Distinction. He is an avid creator of photo-books and has plans to create 100 photo-books in 2024.

Stewart has been a professional photographer since he was taken on as a staff press photographer for The Brentwood Gazetter in 1978 whilst he was still technically a school boy. He went on to freelance for Fleet Street supplying images to newspapers such as The Sunday Times, The Express and the The Daily Mail.

In more recent times, over the last decade he has returned to school and completed a BA (hons) degree in Photography, an MA in Visual Communication (using photography) and a Level 7 PGCE teaching qualification in Lifelong Learning.

Cancellation Policy
If you have to cancel we will make a full refund if we can fill your place.
In the unlikely event the event has to be cancelled we will refund the course fee or offer a place on another event if you prefer.

The Workshop Price includes:
1) The Workshop
2) The Masterclass Guide to Creating Project Photography using Photo-Haiku
3) A Complimentary copy of the Ginko Portishead Photo-book including postage to a UK address