Photographing People with Nat47

Nathan gives us some highlights about what to stating thinking about if you’re considering going freelance.

TPF TALKS with Brunel Johnson

For this event, we're delighted to be joined by Brunel Johnson. Brunel is a documentary & commercial photographer from North West London. He has worked with clients such as Timberland, Adidas & Runners World.

Brunel will be sharing some of his recents projects and his journey from studying maths at university, to becoming a full-time photographer. He will delve into balancing personal and commercial projects; combing the two to capture both his own and other peoples stories.

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Introduction to assisting & shadowing in photography

In this workshop, beauty photographer Chantel King will share her expertise, and years of experience as a studio assistant to help you find and keep getting work. In this workshop you will learn the key skills needed to succeed as a studio assistant. You will learn about assisting guidelines and fundamentals, how to work efficiently on set, dos and don'ts when assisting, how to find work as an assistant, and tips on how to kick start your own photography career.

Tickets are £20, grab your ticket here.

Introduction to headshots & corporate photography

You will work with Keith Van Loen, who has decades of experience working as an architectural photographer. This workshop is designed to provide a masterclass on everything you would need to know to shoot a corporate portrait. Its hands on, and you will be setting up lighting, discussing white balance and demonstrating ideal poses. This skill set keeps money coming in on a regular basis and leads to other work - an ideal cash cow for every professional photographer.

Tickets are £20, book your ticket here

Introduction to Studio Photography

In the first half of the workshop, you will work with filmmaker & photographer, Milo Van-Giap, who will introduce you to some basic kit and lighting techniques. During the second half of the workshop you will put what you have learnt into practice and experiment with a basic portrait set up for a portrait session!

Tickets are £20, grab your ticket here.

TPF TALKS with Kelly Gellard

For this event, we're delighted to be joined by Kelly Gellard. Kelly is an experienced photographer & retoucher specialising in fashion and lifestyle photography. Kelly will be joining us to share her journey into photography, from interning and assisting, to being multi-agency represented & securing her own clients.

Kelly will be discussing how she navigates agency representation, working with a range of creatives & clients and maintaining those relationships. Kelly has previously worked with clients such as Pretty Little Thing, Channel 4 & Soho House.

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TPF TALKS with Pierro Pozella

We're delighted to have Pierro Pozella speaking at this event. Pierro is a photographer & the founder of PPP Repairs, an analogue camera repairs service. Pierro started repairing cameras at the age of 15, working on some of the trickiest cameras from Yashica T4's, to Canon AE-1's - Pierro is driven by giving cameras a new lease of life.

During this talk, Pierro will be sharing his journey into setting up his own photography business, as well as sharing technical tips on how to keep film photography alive & ways to check and look after your gear. He will also delve into the best kit to get you started on your analogue journey.

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TPF TALKS with Alfie White

For this event, we are delighted to be joined by Alfie White.

Alfie is a photographer born, raised, and based in South London. Alfie's work explores the nuances and intricacies of the human condition and of everyday life.

Alfie predominantly works on 35mm Black & White film which he develops, prints, and scans from his bedroom/makeshift-darkroom. With three years in the industry, Alfie has forged his own path and artistic voice, often documenting events for the likes of Bottega Veneta, Dazed and Vogue.

Join us in the studio to hear Alfie's journey of navigating the industry as an emerging & neuro-divergent creative, the illusions of social media and the importance of having an identity outside of work.

Book your free ticket here.

TPF Class of 2022 Exhibition

We are excited to invite you to TPF's Class of 2022 Final Exhibition. This is a chance to see what our trainees have been working on for the last 6-months and connect with other members of our community.


  • Thursday 7th April 6.30-8.30 - Exhibition opening night
  • Friday 8th April 6.30 - 8.30 - panel talk with our trainees & closing night!

The exhibition will also be free to view from 10-5pm from Wednesday 6th April until Friday 8th April.

Please register for a free ticket to one or more of these dates. Donations are also welcomed to help us continue the work we do.

Introduction to Photography Workshop

Join us on Saturday 5th February from 10-2pm in our Shoreditch studio for our first Introduction to Photography workshop of 2022, for just £5!

This workshop is aimed at people aged 18-25 who want to learn the basics of studio lighting and kit and are who are keen to develop their studio photography skills.

The workshop will be split into two parts. In the first half you will work with Chris, who will introduce you to some basic kit and lighting techniques. The second half of the workshop you will put what you have learnt into practice and take some portraits of each other! There will be plenty of space for questions & networking throughout the workshop! We expect this session to last 3-4 hours, light refreshments will be provided and there will be a break to grab some lunch too. This is a very practical workshop so please wear something comfy and practical.

We have limited spaces on this workshop due to covid & will also ask every participant to provide a negative lateral flow test result before coming into the studio. There is a small fee for this workshop, but if you feel unable to pay, please get in touch with us as we have bursary spaces available.