Photography Courses April 2016

It's that time of year again where we are delighted to announce that we now have dates confirmed for our next round of photography courses at Bond Street Studios in Dublin. Our intro level course will take place Saturday April 16th, while our intermediate level course will take place the following weekend Saturday April 23rd. Whether you've never picked up a camera, or have the basics and are looking to get to the next step, we've got you covered. Check out some of our past blog posts and also this lovely write up by a past participant to get a feel for what to expect on our courses. Places will be limited so get in touch to book your spot, and get set for a day full of learning! Contact Roisin on 01 4166 888 and for further details.

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Photography Course Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers now available for our photography courses starting in Spring 2016. We'll be giving you more details over the coming weeks, so keep your eyes peeled. If you'd like to be ahead of the crowd and know dates before everyone else, join our priority mailing list by emailing Roisin on

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Valentine’s Gift

Stuck for what to get that special someone this Valentine's? Surprise them with a gift voucher for one of our photography courses this February - a spot just freed up on our intro level course Saturday February 21st and spots also remain for the intermediate level Saturday February 28th.  

Photography Courses Fast Approaching

So with only a few weeks to go until our photography courses here at Bond Street Studios we do still have a couple of spots left on the intermediate level course on Saturday February 28th. Contact Roisin at the studios for full details on the intermediate course if you'd like to nab your spot or buy a gift voucher for someone. Looking for a little taster of what to expect? Emma Farrell did a beautiful write up on attending our intro level course and here is a little idea of what to expect from our intermediate level course

Photography Course Gift Vouchers

Aren't they lovely? Gift vouchers for our February 2015 photography courses are available for collection from the studios up until next Monday 22nd at 12pm or can be posted out. Call Roisin at the studios to find out more - 01 4166 888.    

New Photography Course Dates Spring 2015

We are delighted to announce the new dates for our spring 2015 photography courses. Our next intro level course will be Saturday February 21st, while our next intermediate level course will be Saturday February 28th. Full details and prices are available by contacting the studios and you can check out some past blog posts to see how our previous courses got on here in studio for the day. Places will be limited to keep groups small and make sure those taking part really get the most from the day. The day will have a practical focus; we'll need to see you all sleeves rolled up, cameras out and learning on the go! Gift vouchers are available if you'd like to send family or friends in to us as a special treat for Christmas. Contact Roisin at the studios on or 01 4166 888 to find out more and we look forward to welcoming lots

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Photography Course – 2 Places Left!

We'll be holding our only summer photography course of the year on Saturday June 21st and just 2 places remain free. This will be an introductory level photography course in studio. We'll be looking at a little theory on how to best manage files and get the most from the various settings on your DSLR camera. We'll also be rolling up the sleeves and doing a practical session, looking at achieving great portraits using studio lights with the option to also try shooting with daylight. Contact Roisin at the studio to find out more and book your spot! Gift vouchers also available.          

Summer Beginner Level 1 Day Photography Course Now Open for ...

Summer Beginner Level 1 Day Photography Course Now Open for Bookings

Photography Course Looking to add one more exciting event to your summer? We have decided to do just one course this summer, which will be a 1 day beginner level course on Saturday June 21st here at our studios in Dublin 8. We'll be looking at such things as: * different file formats and how best to manage them * understanding and getting the best from the manual settings on your DSLR camera * an introduction to studio lighting * working with your subject (our models for the day) and focusing on learning how to achieve a great portrait * learning how to manage your files in Photoshop after the shoot Places are limited, and only a few remain, so if you would like to join us then touch base with Roisin at the studios for more details: or 01 4166 888 Gift vouchers also available!      

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Next 1 Day Photography Courses 2014

Thank you for all the requests flooding in after spotting ads for our next photography courses for 2014. We have no dates confirmed as of yet but if you are interested please email us and confirm the level you would be looking for - introductory level or intermediate level - and we will add you to the appropriate list so that you receive all course dates and details as soon as we have them confirmed. Email Roisin on so as not to miss out!

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Intermediate Level Photography Course February 22nd

So we are full steam ahead preparing for this coming Saturday's course. Keep your eyes peeled to find out who our top models for the day are this time around. This course is a level up from our last course on Saturday February 8th so we'll be picking things up a notch and having a more in-depth look at studio photography using our Profoto equipment. Click here for preview of what's on the photographic menu for the day.. 2 spots remain up for grabs

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Intermediate Level Photography Course, Saturday February 22nd

So after a great start with our intro class last Saturday, here's a little sneak preview of the general kind of schedule for our more advanced class taking place Saturday week the 22nd, once again here at the studios. A brief review of different file formats and importation, storage and management An introduction to Profoto lights and light shaping tools A more detailed look at the different light shaping tools - softboxes, umbrellas and beauty dishes - and what each can achieve Different treatments in Photoshop Pre-visualising your image and how to achieve mood with lighting Practical session with professional model based on the morning's teaching, using different lights and set ups Edit of shoot, final selection and overview of postproduction options, grading and retouch This course is aimed at those already with some experience looking to pick things up a notch, creating a forum for discussion and practical learning. It's going to be a fast paced day but if you'd like to

Intro Level Photography Course This Day Next Week

This day next week rain or no rain we'll be safely tucked away in Bond Street Studios more than half way through our intensive 1 day introductory level photography course. With a thorough and hands-on program for the day we'll be taking you from file management and camera settings through to handling studio lights and basic retouch of the images you capture. Contact Roisin on 01 4166888 or to join us! Course Info    

Intro Level Workshop Next Saturday February 8th

Would you like to have the chance to work with Julie and Carla from 1st Option Model Agency? We have just confirmed that they will be our models for our course next Saturday 8th. We can still squeeze a few more bookings in so drop us a line asap if you'd like to join us next Saturday. Course details here! Images courtesy 1st Option Model Agency        

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February Photography Courses

Wondering what kind of things we'll be looking at on our intro level photography workshop on Saturday February 8th? It could look a little something like this: * What is everyone's experience with photography and what does everyone want to get from the day? * File format discussion: RAW, PSD, JPEG, TIFF --> file importation and best management * Introduction to basic studio lighting * Hands on portrait session working with model/subject where you learn (and try out yourself) the fundamentals of taking a good portrait * Basic overview of managing files in Photoshop * And plenty of time to ask about all the things you ever wanted to know about photography..! Wondering what we look like in action? It could look a little something like this: Behind the Scenes on shoot with Barry Would you like to snap up one of the last remaining spots? Contact Roisin on 01 4166 888 or