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WPS Training Oct-Dec 2020

WPS Training Autumn 2020

About the training programme

WPS runs a wide range of classroom training events with qualified tutors.

These courses for our members are great value because they are subsidised by the Society.

Topics range from camera settings for beginners, to the inner details of Lightroom.

Click on the Course Details tab for more info.

When and where

In normal times, classes are held at the Otterbourne meeting rooms (Williams Garage).

Because of Covid-19, training courses will be online until further notice.

All classes are on Sundays; 10.30am-1pm and/or 1:30pm to 4pm.

All are planned to be offered on GoToMeeting.
A four-for-three special offer is in place for classes before 16th November.

To sign up for a course, please follow these steps:

  • Choose the course(s) you’d like to attend
  • Make the bookings
  • You can pay for each class separately by buying tickets on Eventbrite, however we prefer that you pay as follows
    • Decide how you want to pay (BACS, Paypal or cheque) and then make payment
    • Tell us the money is on its way.

We need to keep track of who’s booked and who’s paid so we can send out the joining instructions.

WPS Training Oct-Dec 2020 – details and booking

Bookable from 1 September 2020

Courses are available to members only. To see booking details, please logon using the link in the navigation bar at the top of the screen.

DateTimeCostTutorTitle
4 OctamfreeHelenAll about camera menus, dials and buttons
4 Octpm£10HelenAll about lenses and focusing
11-Octam£10HelenAll about exposure part 1 Shutter speed and movement. Histograms
11-Octpm£10LilianExperiences Moving to a Mirrorless Camera – Not Going Back
18-Octam £10HelenAll about exposure Part 2 Aperture and depth of field; add bokeh.
18-Octpm£10MartinBetter monochrome
15-Novam £10HelenAll about exposure in tricky situations
15-Novpm £10HelenTaking better pictures

Bookable from 1 October 2020

DateTimeCostTutorTitle
22-Novam£10HelenLightroom overview. Develop, Catalog (Talk)
22-Novpm£6HelenLightroom overview. Develop, Catalog (Hands-on)
6-Decam £12Peter OHow to Win Photo Competitions.
6-Decpm£12Peter OLightroom CC – The Latest Features – What They Are, How To Use Them
13-Decam £10Helen/LilianKeeping your Pictures Safe – Backup At Home
13-Decpm £10Helen/LilianKeeping your Pictures Safe – Backup on a trip

Course Details

Tutors are: Helen Bonnor, Martin Farrow ARPS, Lilian Hobbs LRPS, Peter Orr ARPS

  1. Work out the cost of courses you have booked, taking into account the 4-for-the-price-of-3 offer if applicable.
  2. Then make payment using one of the following options
  3. After paying, please come back to this page. Cick on the Confirm Payment tab to let us know that the payment is on its way.

By BACS

Please arrange a BACS transfer to our Society Account for the cost of courses you have booked.
This is our preferred choice as the Society does not incur any charges.

  • Sort Code: 40 46 39
  • Account No.: 21570935
  • Account Name: Winchester Photographic Society
  • Reference: Your name

By Paypal

Press this button to be transferred to Paypal to pay for the courses you booked

By Cheque

Please write a cheque for the cost of the course(s).
Then send it to:

The Treasurer, Winchester Photographic Society, 17 Gillingham Close, Kings Worthy, Winchester, SO23 7RL.

After paying, please let us know using the Confirm Payment tab.

To let us know that you’ve paid , please fill in the details below and then press “Send”



Training Coordinator

Keith Taylor LRPS

email: [email protected] with suggestions for topics

Keith Taylor
Keith Taylor