This exciting event is taking place at Cheltenham’s Manor by the Lake it will give you the unique opportunity to capture a professional Wedding Style Shoot, with expert tuition from John Nassari and the Olympus team at every step of the way. The day has been designed to ensure you will make the most of every opportunity with tips and tricks, support on camera settings and post processing advice. They'll be a range of different scenarios that you'd see at a typical wedding whilst being able to learn and take advantage of the expertise on hand to further your photographic skillset. Throughout the day youll be able to use the latest in Olympus equipment with a vast range of PRO Lenses and bodies.
John’s wedding photography career has seen him win countless awards with the WPJA, and he works very closely with luxury planners, brands and a number of luxury venues and hotels in London including The Savoy, The Landmark Hotel, Mandarin Oriental and One Events. He has photographed Richard E Grant, Jeremy Irons, Amelia Fox, Salman Rushdie,Kevin MCcloud, Roxanne McKee, Princess Royal, and David Cameron.
John’s diverse career has cultivated his unique ability of capturing moments and emotions in beautiful ways, a skill that perfectly translates into his wedding photography. He pioneered a ground breaking 360° multi-media wedding interactive photography service which was launched at the Brides the Show in October 2014.
In 2016 he was named as one of London’s Top 13 Wedding Photographers, by The Evening Standard.
A special setting can transform an event, and there are few places more special than Manor By The Lake. Set in seven acres of award-winning gardens, Manor By The Lake is an exquisite Victorian mansion located in the heart of Cheltenham Spa.
Combining classic elegance with modern comforts, it’s an exceptionally stylish, picture-perfect venue for weddings, celebrations, conferences or corporate away-days. Available exclusively, the Manor is a versatile venue with impressive reception rooms, featuring intricately carved oak panels, marble fireplaces, and ornately painted ceilings, providing the ultimate venue for your special event.
Located Just off Junction 11 of the M5 access to the event couldnt be easier.
Manor By The Lake, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 6PN
9:00am – 9:20am - Time of arrival
Teas and Coffees to be served in the Rock Bar
9:20am - 9:30am - Welcome and introduction
9:30am - 10:30am – John Nassari Talk Why I changed to Olympus, how and why.
10:30am - 11:30am – Camera Collection and Set up Pair up with another attendee and collect a camera for the day, you’ll receive a quick guide on how to set it up.
11:30am – 1:00pm - 1st hands-on session
John Nassari will rotate between these three groups throughout the day.
Group 1 – John Nassari, outdoor Bride & Groom shoot
Group 2 – Olympus Representative, indoor Bride & Groom shoot
Group 3 – Olympus Representative, Bridal preparation shoot
1:00pm – 1:45pm – Lunch break
Reconvene in the Lyderick room for a buffet lunch.
1:45pm – 3:15pm - 2nd hands-on session
Group 1 – Olympus Representative, Bridal preparation shoot
Group 2 – John Nassari, outdoor Bride & Groom shoot
Group 3 – Olympus Representative, indoor Bride & Groom shoot
3:20pm – 4:50pm - 3rd hands-on session
Group 1 – Olympus Representative, indoor Bride & Groom shoot
Group 2 – Olympus Representative, Bridal preparation shoot
Group 3 – John Nassari, outdoor Bride & Groom shoot
Refreshments will be available throughout the day at you leisure, served in the Rock Bar
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