Matthew Maran Photography

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Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop March 2018

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop March 2018

Saturday brought spring showers…. we persevered, improvised and got wet but it didn’t prevent us from shooting. Instead the group used the conditions to their advantage and gathered some lovely images you will see below. The spring ...

Next on the podcast – Helen Gilks

Next on the podcast – Helen Gilks

Podcast #6  A conversation with Helen Gilks – owner and manager of Nature Picture Library – the UK’s leading natural history picture agency. We discuss finding a niche, telling stories with images and the inner workings of a ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop February 2018

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop February 2018

The first workshop of 2018 and we had a beautiful but chilly day on the Heath. When focusing on a subject for even just a few minutes the cold can really set in without you realising it. But the group survived the temperature to produce a great ...

New Look Home Page

New Look Home Page

We’ve just added moving image to home page. DSLRs are improving video capability with every new model and it’s something that most photographers can’t and don’t ignore. Using video is a great way of ...

Next on the podcast – Al Newman

Next on the podcast – Al Newman

Hear my conversation with Al Newman – publisher, designer, editor, curator, DJ and musician. He talks about his journey from studying marine biology to making his living as a creative freelancer publishing books about music and culture and ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop December 2017

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop December 2017

The final workshop of 2017 and the winter light was perfect – low and bright making great conditions for photography. A lovely group set about in the challenging cold conditions to gather a selection of fine images below. The workshops for the ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop November 18th 2017

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop November 18th 2017

The November workshop is one of the most popular workshops we run on Hampstead Heath and for good reason. The colours are magnificent at this time of year, particularly the beech trees which produce a whole range of colours (see Kim’s ...

Hampstead Heath Workshop June 24th

Hampstead Heath Workshop June 24th

Back in Cohen’s Fields for this weekend’s workshops and the group got stuck into the details of the grasslands and woodlands of Hampstead Heath.  

Hampstead Heath Workshop May 28th

Hampstead Heath Workshop May 28th

We dodged a bullet with the weather today, yet the little drizzle we did have created rich colours for the participants to work on capturing a range of great images on the Heath. This time of year is great for invertebrates taking advantage of the ...