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Kent Landscapes and Coast

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Event info

An on-location workshop for up to six participants


On this workshop we will explore the county of Kent from the south to north, taking in seasonal landscapes of autumn colour on the way. 

We have plenty to occupy ourselves for practising a variety of creative approaches in a mixture of sea & landscapes and workshop leader Alex Hare will guide you and cover his four essentials for effective landscape photography; techniques, timing, lighting and composition.

During the day you will look at the technical settings and equipment and see how this is linked to the creative approaches you wish to apply to a variety of locations that will be new to many and provide a fun day in a different landscape. 

Most of the locations are on public land but off designated public footpaths, e.g. beaches, fields and hillsides and so may not suit people with limited mobility.

There will be a break for lunch in a country pub at around 13:00 (not included in the workshop price).

Those who wish to extend the day will be welcome to join Alex for sunset at circa 20.30 if the conditions seem favourable.

Alex is the author of the forthcoming book ‘Photographing Kent’, published by Fotovue.  He is also a brand ambassador for Kase filters and you will have the opportunity to try out a Kase filter set and receive a special RPS workshop 10% discount code for any Kase products.  

Please bring / wear:

  • Drinks and snacks
  • Loose change for car parks and public toilets
  • Camera, charged batteries, memory card
  • Tripod
  • 6- and 10-stop neutral density filters (if you have them)
  • Graduated neutral density filters (if you have them)
  • Warm and waterproof clothing suitable for the weather, location and time of year
  • Walking boots or 
  • Wellies (recommended)


Social distancing:

The workshop leader will be following safe practices in line with social distancing guidance and will require participants to do the same.  Please do not attend if you do not wish to comply.


Your data

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  • contact you in advance of the event to remind you or notify you of joining instructions (or changes thereto) etc.

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Event Organiser

Mark Reeves


Venue Information

There is free parking on Wear Bay Road

There are pubic toilets at Sunny Sands and also available at the other locations in pubs or cafes or, rarely, the only option will be behind a bush.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation by You

If you wish to cancel your booking PLEASE let the event leader / organiser know with as much notice as possible. If nothing else, this can avoid them delaying the start of the event while they wait for you.

If you have paid for an event, please note that this fee/ticket price is non-refundable unless we are able to sell your place to somebody else. You are welcome to sell your place yourself but, again, PLEASE notify the event leader / organiser in advance of any change.

Cancellation by us

Event leaders are asked to make plans for alternative activities or locations in the case of poor weather and, in most cases, events will proceed despite poor weather unless, in the view of the event leader, the weather will lead to unacceptable safety risks or very little chance of successful photography. It is inevitable, however, that occasionally an event will be postponed or cancelled for this or another reason beyond the RPS’s control. If an event is postponed we will transfer your booking to the rearranged event, with the option of a refund if the rescheduled date is not suitable for you.

Occasionally an event may also be cancelled owing to lack of bookings. So if you wish to attend an event, don’t leave it till the last minute to book as it may be too late.

If an event is cancelled we will give you as much notice as we are able and any payment by you to the RPS in respect of the event offered as a full refund. In the case of events cancelled because of lack of interest we will aim to give at least three weeks’ notice wherever possible.

Please note we are NOT able to refund any associated or consequential costs including but not limited to travel, accommodation, insurance premium or other costs incurred by you in order to attend the event.


East Cliff Pavillion

Wear Bay Road


CT19 6BL