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Kent Coastal Explorer

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Event info

An on-location workshop for up to six people.  

This coastal photography day will feature abstracts in a boat yard, Roman forts, jetties, piers & sea pools.  From abstract colours in boat yards & marshland near Faversham, piers and sea defences at Herne Bay to elliptical sea pools that reveal at low tide, we will explore a diverse range of locations and subject matter during the day challenging your creativity and creative approaches to these subjects.  

Workshop leader Alex Hare will not only guide you to the  locations but offer technical and creative advice when you might need it. These locations lend themselves well to long exposure photography and multiple exposure, ICM and abstract approaches.

During the day we will take a break for lunch at a fish'n'chip shop.

This event is particularly suited to people who use a wheelchair and others with limited mobility.  The boat yard is not more than 100 metres from the car park and the ground is flat but uneven in places. The rest of the locations are adjacent to public car parks and can be viewed from wheel chair accessible viewpoints.

Alex is an experienced landscape photography tutor so this is ideal for beginners and experienced photographers seeking a fresh creative challenge. He is also a brand ambassador for Kase filters and you will have the opportunity to try out a Kase filter set and receive an RPS workshop 10% discount code for any Kase products.  

Please bring / wear:

  • Snacks and drinks
  • 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
  • Wellies (highly 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.


This will be a category C event for up to 6 people.  Category C means events that focus on a particular skill or technique (such as long exposures, composition or night photography) and/or on getting the best from a particular location. The event leader will have good location knowledge to ensure that the best is made of the prevailing conditions and will be a skilled landscape photographer able to offer tuition at all levels. These events are usually led by professionals but sometimes by volunteer members of the landscape group.  


Your data

Please note: your personal data (name, email address and telephone number) that you supply when booking an event will be passed to the event / workshop leader in order to enable them to:

  • contact you in advance of the event to remind you or notify you of joining instructions (or changes thereto) etc.
  • contact you at short notice before or during an event in case of any emergency or last-minute changes (eg because of weather).

By booking this event you are deemed to consent to this transfer of your data.



Event Organiser

Mark Reeves


Venue Information

Car parking is free on the quay.  Parking charges are circa £1.20 per hour in other public car parks. Approximately half the locations benefit from free parking.

There are plenty of pubic toilets in the area together with those in cafes and pubs. All the locations have toilet facilities nearby.

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.


Standard Quay


ME13 7BS