Portrait Perfection – 2nd February 2013


Learn to shoot stunning portraits of friends and family.  © J. Batley

A day in a fully working commerical photographic studio with expert tuition and plenty of hands-on learning and experience. The tutorials and workshops will be lead by Steve Dutton with assistance from Jason Batley.

Steve started working in photography in 1987 as a freelance assistant in Leeds and Manchester. He
worked for several studios shooting advertising and brochures and had a spell as a black & white
printer. Became studio assistant at Altered Images, Manchester and then photographer / assistant at Farrow Photographers. Steve set up Steve Dutton Photography in 1992 producing images mainly for advertising and brochure. Over the years Steve has been commissioned to shoot a wide variety of projects working on all formats from 35mm to 10×8. Clients have included BBC, Aston Martin, VW, Sony, Morrison’s, CO-OP, National Trust, Cost cutter and many others.

Since the advent of digital photography Steve’s work as moved towards people photography. Steve is one of the most published glamour photographers in the UK. His work is syndicated worldwide.

Steve is currently working on a number of commercial projects here in the UK. Including video and stills for music promos, Ipad and mobile phone applications. Steve also makes regular trips abroad shooting glamour for publication and is a major contributor of video and still for web based projects.

Do your portraits look like this:


A portrait is not simply a photograph of a person, as is the case here.

Dull and lifeless portraits are the result of not following just five simple rules that professional photographers use in order to make their work stand out from the crowd.

Now you can unlock those secrets and take stunning portraits simply by attending this one day course.


Taking amazing portraits does not require spending hundreds or thousands of pounds on lenses and other equipment. We will show you how to get stunning results with an entry level DSLR and your kit lens. All that you need to create great images is the right knowledge of what and what not to do.


The course includes an overview of using studio equipment.


Don’t forget to bring your camera kit as you will need it!!




Untitled-1The training day will start at 10:30am prompt and we will finish at around 4:30pm.  The location is at Savile Bridge Studios, Dewsbury. It’s basically right opposite Asda car park on Savile Road. Do not park in Asda as there is a two hour limit, parking is best on Mill Street East. This is the door you need to enter through:


The price for the full day is £45 and to Reserve your place please email jason.batley@gmail.com


Image © J. Batley



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