Are you looking to improve your skills in photography and develop your creative practice? Perhaps you would like to enhance your photo editing skills, need advice on how to get the most out of your photographic equipment or you are keen to try your hand at analogue photography. Redeye Academy offers an excellent range of workshops designed to give you the best available training, development, and support in contemporary photography.
These workshops combine the cutting-edge prowess of Chromasia with Redeye's emphasis on contemporary meaning and context. Redeye Academy is designed to nurture your skills and give you the confidence to capture more memorable images.
Who is it for?
These workshops are for enthusiasts or working photographers at every level and for anyone looking to improve the quality of their photography and develop their creative style and voice.
These are full day Saturday workshops split into two modules: beginner and intermediate. We would encourage you to book onto more than one session to gain the greatest benefit and to develop your relationship with the tutors and other participants.
To help you get started, we have lined up a selection of beginners workshops. These are ideal if you are new to photography or you are looking for creative inspiration and would like to try something new.
Introduction to Light Painting 3 February 2018
Join creative light painters Jérémy Palisse and Tim Gamble as they take you to a special location in the Peak District to learn how to create dazzling light-painted images outdoors. Find out more here
Digital Detox (Tin Type) 24 February 2018
Michelle Selway of The Tin Type Trailer: a travelling Victorian darkroom - gives you an insight into and hands-on experience of more traditional printing methods. Find out more here
Introduction to Portraiture 10 March 2018
Professional photographer David Nightingale guides you through the practicalities of portrait photography to help you get the most out of your camera and your subject. Find out more here
Digital Detox - Cyanotypes and Salt Prints 31 March 2018
Professional photographer Libby Nightingale will talk you through traditional film processing techniques before giving you a chance to create your own cyanotypes and salt prints. Find out more here.
These intermediate sessions offer next level training in editing software and practical guidance on how to improve the quality of your images and get the most out of your equipment without breaking the bank. Ideally, you will have a reasonable grasp of how your own camera works, and be willing to experiment.
Upgrade your Images not your Camera 17 March 2018
This workshop explores a range of techniques that can improve and optimise the quality of your photographs without spending a fortune on equipment. Find out more here
Photoshop and Lightroom 24 March 2018
Understand the correct role of editing and organisation in your photographic practice and use them to improve your finished product.
Redeye Academy workshops are held as full day Saturday workshops between 3 February and 31 March 2018.
Various locations across Greater Manchester, please see follow the individual workshop links above for venue details.
Special early bird tickets are available for individual workshops until one month before the event. These just £62.50 for Redeye Members and £72.50 for non-members. Please follow the links above to the individual workshops to purchase tickets. As space is limited, early booking is recommended.
We have some fantastic discounts available for those who wish to attend the full series of Redeye Academy workshops. The Beginners series is £250 for all four workshops and the Intermediate series is just £125 for two sessions. Please book using the links below.
Image: David Nightingale, Chromasia