RPS member discounts

09 October 2015

Region: Southern

Main image: © Nikon School


RPS member discounts

We are pleased to announce that we have managed to secure the following discounts for our members.


Are you interested in attending a Nikon School of Photography course?

RPS Southern Region members now benefit from a 10% discount off all Nikon School courses.

Anyone wishing to take advantage of this should book the course via www.nikon.co.uk/training and then email training@nikon.co.uk where they will be able refund the 10%.

Nikon School are also running a Landscape workshop in Dorset on 21st and 22nd February 2016 with professional Jeremy Walker. RPS Southern Region can benefit from a 10% discount off the usual £179 price.

The Dorset coastline boasts some of the most iconic landscape locations the West Country has to offer. This one day workshop will take you to various locations including the stunningly situated Corfe Castle, the beautifully calm Swanage Bay and the dramatic Durdle Door. Join Landscape Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Jeremy Walker and Nikon School as they take you on this scenic journey to the very best photography locations.

Please book directly through Nikon School at https://www.nikon.co.uk/training/booking/Default.aspx?id=5626



Image: © Karl Taylor Photography


Flaghead Photographic have also announced a special discount for all RPS members for their forthcoming TriggerSmart Workshop in Bournemouth.

‘The smart way to trigger your camera using light, sound and motion!

An unique motion capture system that is affordable! The TriggerSmart is designed to easily capture images using many different ways to trigger a camera using Sound, Light Intensity Increase, Infra-Red Beam Breaking and Movement. A great variety of stills and video cameras can be used, digital as well as film based cameras’.

This is your chance for a Hands-On Experience! Learn all about the amazing TriggerSmart system. TriggerSmart allows you to capture images that would be impossible or very difficult to do without this clever box of tricks.

Following on from the success of the workshops in 2014 and the continuing demand for this exciting event, Robert White in association with parent company Flaghead Photographic and in partnership with Double Exposure Photographic is pleased to bring you another day of training, demonstrations and entertainment at the TriggerSmart Workshop 2015.

Flaghead Photographic is the world-wide distributor for the UK made TriggerSmart trigger system. It is used to trigger cameras, flash units and other devices using Infra Red beams, sound or light intensity modes. 

Thursday 29th of October 2015 – book now to avoid disappointment

Venue:  The Picture House Studios, Bournemouth, Dorset. 

Timing:  Start 10.30 am, Finish 4 pm

The program will cover:

  • Introduction to the TriggerSmart system
  • Demonstration & hands-on session
  • Familiarisation with the operating functions
  • Motion capture with TriggerSmart : effects of Shutter-speed, flash duration, camera shutter delay

This is your chance for a Hands-On Experience! Learn all about the amazing TriggerSmart system. TriggerSmart allows you to capture images that would be impossible or very difficult to do without this clever box of tricks.    The practical sessions will include:

  • How to use trigger methods like Sound, Infra Red beam breaking and sudden light increase triggering
  • Water/Paint/Colour drop photography 
  • Capturing fast moving or “exploding” objects, like balloons and glass
  • Passive Infra-Red sensor use

Whatever your interest in camera triggering, remote camera operation and camera trapping, we will show you how to do it! Whether it is Water-Drop photography, commercial applications, wildlife, sports photography, events, pets or exploding balloons, we will take you through the process and explain how it can be done.  Spend a Day with the TriggerSmart team to learn the skills necessary to successfully use the TriggerSmart system. 

You will get all the technical support you need and the practical demonstrations will make setting up the equipment straightforward. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and see how remote trigger operation might work for your specific application.

Bring your camera, tripod and flash!

Offering a special price for RPS Members:  £49.00 instead of £69.00

There is also a very interesting TriggerSmart Group on Flickr   https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=triggersmart

Special thanks goes to our Southern Region committee member, David Peckham for securing this special discount. If you are interested in attending, please book directly through http://www.robertwhite.co.uk/triggersmart-workshop-in-bournemouth.html



Paul Gilmour

Southern Region Organiser