Exploring Portraiture Photography Workshop

SOLD OUT: Sat 11 March, 10.30am – 4pm, £50 (Members £37.50)

Olivia Hemingway Portrait

Please note this workshop is now sold out. If you would like to join our waiting list for the workshop please email learning@hepworthwakefield.org

Fancy yourself as the next Rankin, Martin Parr or Annie Leibovitz? Join Olivia Hemingway to discuss what makes a good portrait and test out a range of photographic approaches to shooting images of people.

Olivia Hemingway will lead a session exploring creative photographic approaches to portraiture, expanding on her practice you will learn tips about framing, lighting and working with subjects. You will be invited to bring along your own camera and to explore a variety of chosen themes. You will gain new photography skills, inspiration and confidence in your own images.


Olivia Hemingway is a photographer and artist who has produced work for the BBC, The V&A and The National Portrait Gallery. Specialising in portraits of people and relaxed reportage shots, her pictures of people often have a strong narrative or story. Her work focuses on people's lives, in everyday surroundings such as small cafes or in their homes, she also photographs editorial portraits of musicians and artists including Massive Attack, Tricky, Dizzee Rascal, Hew Locke and Quentin Blake.


To book a place on this workshop click here. 

Half of the allocated places are offered at the Members discounted rate of 25%. A two-week priority booking period is offered to all Members and discounted places are sold on a first come, first served basis. To find out about becoming a member click here. 

If you have any questions or special requirements then don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing learning@hepworthwakefield.org or calling 01924 247398.

Image credit: Harriet and Maisy. Image courtesy of Olivia Hemingway.


  • 11 March 2017