bannerbanner Gooderstone Water Gardens - Group Photography Session

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Location: Gooderstone Water Gardens, Gooderstone, West Norfolk

Event Type: Group photography session for beginners and hobbyists. A relaxed social event that offers attendees the chance to meet like minded others and practice photography together. Rather then everyone taking the exact same photographs, attendees will be encouraged to wander and capture images in their own creative style. Lead photographer Jon is on hand to guide the session and to offer advice on composition/camera settings. 

Date and time: Sunday 24th October 2021 - 11am - our session will last between 2-3 hours

Meeting Place: The Car Park/Entrance Hut - Sat Nav Postcode PE33 9BP

Details: For this group session, we'll be visiting the beautifully peaceful and picturesque Gooderstone Water Gardens in West Norfolk. After meeting and a brief introduction from Jon, you'll be free to wander the grounds and take photographs at your own leisure. Jon will be walking and photographing the grounds himself and will never be far away to answer any questions you may have or to offer advice on composition and camera settings. The gardens include 4 ponds (one aptly named 'Monet Pond', on visiting it's easy to see why), 13 numbered bridges, waterways, a nature trail, bird hide (if you're quiet and lucky, you may see a Kingfisher!) and colourful border plants. There is a tearoom on site and plenty of benches for those who just want to sit, relax and take this beautiful place in. Gooderstone Water Gardens is the perfect place to visit and escape for a couple of hours.

Photo walks are aimed at beginner and hobbyist photographers. Due to the mix of abilities attending, walks aren't designed to be in depth tuition sessions but more of a chance for friendly like minded people to get together to practice photography. Things only get as technical as the questions you ask. All camera types are fine, smartphones included. 

Car Parking: Yes - Free of Charge

Accessible via Public Transport: Yes - two buses from King's Lynn. Please email if you require directions from your location.

Toilet Facilities: Yes - on site

Refreshments/Cafe: Yes - there is a tea room on site

Weather: Photography walks are dependant on the weather. If there's a forecast of rain or any type of weather warning, the walk will be postponed with a view to rescheduling. If rescheduling is not possible, the walk will be cancelled. 24+ hours notice will be provided by email with information on postponement/cancellation. Full terms and conditions can be found via the link below. If the walk is cancelled by the organiser for any reason (including but not limited to poor weather), a full refund will be provided. 

Coronavirus Precautions: Groups are kept to a maximum of 6 people, face coverings are optional. Sharing of camera equipment is not permitted (I'll be sanitizing my hands throughout the walk so I'm able to look at your images and handle cameras). I ask that if you have any symptoms (high fever, loss of sense of taste/smell or a persistent cough) in the days prior to a walk, please let me know and please do not attend, a full refund will be provided. I'll be taking a lateral flow test before the walk and will contact attendees in the event of a positive result.

Emergency Contact: Attendees will be asked to provide contact details before the start of a walk. This information will be used for emergency purposes or updates for attendees on event day. This information will be securely stored and disposed of within 21 days of the walk ending. Names and phone numbers will not be used for any other purposes. This information is required for your own well being and safety. If you would rather not provide this information, I ask that you do not attend.

Booking price: £20 (this includes entrance to the gardens)

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