Unleashing your inner people photographer

Who do you know who will be interested in this? Please leave a comment here or inbox me with your thoughts, ideas, suggestions and/or criticisms about the following idea.

In the autumn I’m planning to organise a small get together for people who love photography, own a camera but are shy, nervous or scared, about photographing people and want to change from that to being the best that they can be as people photographers.

My thinking behind this suggestion comes from personal experience. It was only a few years ago that I was frightened of being photographed myself (If I saw a camera pointed at me I would hide or run away). Not surprisingly this had a negative impact on my people photography, because, as Ansel Adams said, “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer”. Fortunately, we are never too young or old to lean to change how we think and behave.

So if you, or someone you know, would like to spend some time and a little money with me then I shall organise an experience that has the potential to transform how you use your eye, heart and mind when photographing people.

Thank you


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  • stephenThank you to those of you who have signed up for this useful, practical and pragmatic workshop.

    There is less than two weeks to go so please sign-up now here http://peoplephotographer-efbevent.eventbrite.co.uk

    Thanks once again


  • stephenThe link is on the home page of this website and http://peoplephotographer-estw.eventbrite.co.ukReplyCancel

  • stephenI can confirm that this workshop event will happen in Central London on from 10:30 to 5:00 pm on Saturday 20 October. I shall publish details soon. There is a maximum of 18 places available.ReplyCancel

  • Sue BurtenshawGreat idea! Feel free to add me on FB: ).ReplyCancel

  • Sue BurtenshawGreat idea, feel free to ad me on FB 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Gill GoldingI’d be very interested Stephen – particularly as I am extraordinarity terrifed of being photographed myself and therefore never photograph people!ReplyCancel

  • stephenHi Chris – welcome aboardReplyCancel

  • Chris DemottReally nice idea, please keep me updated.
    Kind regards,

  • stephenHi Andy

    Of course – consider yourself in the loop – if you have a Facebook account then please join this group https://www.facebook.com/groups/innerphotographer/ReplyCancel

  • Andy maysKeep me in the loop please Stephen, would be interested in your plans?ReplyCancel

  • Penny HardieGreat idea!ReplyCancel

  • Chris WrightI’d be interested in this Stephen. Its a great idea!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel AlexanderLove the idea! Tell me more when you can….. xReplyCancel

  • Stephen CotterellOf course, and you are most welcome to join inReplyCancel

  • Stephen CotterellYou are most welcome @[557096665:2048:Chris]ReplyCancel

  • Stephen CotterellExcellent! I can see this turning into quite a transformational occasion ReplyCancel