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1 July 2016

The much sought after art nude model Lulu Lockhart, will be here for our eighth art nude workshop from Friday 16th September to Monday 18th 2016.

Including full-board, accommodation, tuition, model fee and transport to/from Bergerac airport, the price is £599 per photographer.

For more details please go here.

To make your booking please email: admin@studiolavalette.com


3 December 2015

I just learned that I've had three photographs Nominated in the 2015 Black & White Spider Awards.  Le Mont St Michel was nominated in the Architectural category; Storm Clouds II was nominated in the Nature category; and Speedboat Fanny was nominated in the Fine Art category.


4 September 2015

I'm again delighted to report that one of my photos has been accepted into the Royal Photographic Society's 2015 Digital Projected Image Competition. 


1 June 2015

Cassie Jade, the wonderful art nude model will be here for our sixth Art Nude Workshop from Thursday 10th September to Sunday 13th.  This is not-to-be-missed event and given our previous Workshops, it will sell out fast.

Including full-board, accommodation, tuition, model fee and transport to/from Bergerac airport, the price is £599 per photographer.

For more details please go here.

To make your booking please email: admin@studiolavalette.com


2 September 2014

I'm delighted to report that two of my photos have been accepted into the Royal Photographic Society's 2014 Digital Projected Image Competition.  This one was accepted into the Open Class:  and this one was accepted into the Creative Class.  The overall acceptance rate was 23%.


15 July 2014

One of the UK's most talented and energetic art nude models, Raphaella McNamara*, is coming here for our third Art Nude Workshop.  It's running from Friday 19th September to Monday 22nd and will sell-out fast  - so to avoid disappointment book now!

Including full-board, accommodation, tuition, model fee and transport to/from Bergerac airport, the price is £599 per photographer.

For more details please go here.

To make your booking please email: admin@studiolavalette.com

*Raphy's website is here (opens a new window)


26 March 2014

Our home town of Villebois-Lavalette just got awarded one star in the 2014 Michelin Guide - so hurrah to that! See the entry here and the Michelin copyright is duly acknowledged.


12 February 2014

I am pleased to report that the organisers of the 2014 Nude Photo Shoot Awards have awarded me a Silver Finalist Distinction and three Merits for the Emotion category; plus two Merits for the Dance and Movement category.  They've also kindly sent me a badge for the Silver Finalist- it looks like this (see below) and the image looks like this.


19 January 2014

Together with one of the UK's leading models, Ella Rose, Studio Lavalette is delighted to announce its second Art Nude Workshop in France from Friday 23 May to Monday 26 May 2014 (incl).

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain professionally-guided experience of working in wonderful French locations (chateau, vineyards, lakes and rivers etc), near Studio Lavalette, as well as the Studio itself.

Including full-board, accommodation, tuition, model fee and transport to/from Bergerac airport, the price is £599 per photographer.

Spaces are limited to the first five photographers that make a booking – so, hurry this will sell out fast!

For more details please go here.

To make your booking please email: admin@studiolavalette.com

*Ella Rose's website is here (opens a new window)


22 August 2013

Three of my images have been selected for exhibition in New York City called "The Story of the Creative" - the exhibition runs from 25  July to 10 September 2013.   As gallery director Emily K wrote to me: " We are honored to have your work included in this special show".  Well...I'm honoured too.  Here's the link:


16 August 2013

In partnership with Ivory Flame, Studio Lavalette is excited to propose an Art Nude Workshop in France from 4th to 7th October 2013.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain professionally-guided experience of working in wonderful French locations (chateau, vineyards etc) in and around Studio Lavalette, as well as the studio itself, with one of the UK’s top and best known art nude models.

Spaces are limited to the first five photographers that book online – hurry this brilliant offer will sell out fast!

To make your booking please email: admin@studiolavalette.com

For more details please go here.

To visit Ivory Flame’s website, please go here: http://www.ivoryflame.co.uk/


 4 June 2013

During this summer, Studio Lavalette is delighted to announce that we're offering a number of One-day Photo HERO Workshops covering the basic aspects of digital photography.  You can find out more on this page, or download our flyer here


3 May 2013

The Royal Photographic Society's Journal has published some of our PR under their "News in Brief" on page 202 of their May edition.  A scan of the article can be found here.


23 April 2013

I am delighted to announce that the highly talented, multi-award winning photographer and image manipulator, Brian Beaney FRPS, will be running our inaugural Photo MAESTRO Course that starts on 11 October 2013.  Brian has been at the leading edge of exploring what can be done after an image is shot for over 10 years and his practice revolves around the "telling the story" of an image.  His website is here. 

To make a Booking for Brian Beaney's Photo MAESTRO Course, please follow this link.


29 March 2013

I've been featured in the UK's Digital Photographer magazine in which I contributed to an article about running photo courses and being a photography tutor - a scan of the four-page piece can be found here.

 


18 March 2013

Here's a 30 second video of me presenting Editing with Ease at the Warehouse Express (WEX) Showrooms last Tuesday...

Don McCrae Seminar at WEX Showrooms 12 March 2013 from Trisha McCrae on Vimeo.

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15 February 2013

Warehouse Express, (one of the best and most punctual online camera resellers in the UK),  have asked me to run two evening events at their showroom in Norwich.  The first, on Tuesday 12 March 2013, is called Editing with Ease and I'll be showing why the Wacom tablet and pen plus Photoshop make the perfect partners.  And the second, on Tuesday 16 April 2013, will be a Guide to Lightroom 4.0 when I'll be going over the ins and outs of this amazing piece of software.  To find out more and/or make a booking follow this link (opens a new web page).


14 November 2012

The UK's very excellent Digital Camera Magazine is running a Studio Lavalette promotion in their December 2012 issue - number 132.  Check out a scan of the relevant page here.


9 September 2012

After running an advert on the Dronne Valley Network (similar to the 7 Sep 2012 entry below), we've been so completely overwhelmed with the response that we've decided to run 2 one-day Workshops rather than 1 two-day workshop. Regrettably we've had to turn away lots of folk, but we will be doing more Workshops early in 2013 and for those that emailed us direct, we will keep you informed as to the new dates.


8 September 2012

I've received an Honorable Mention in the 2012 International Photography Awards annual competition run by the Lucie Foundation; and they've kindly sent me a virtual badge:

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I submitted five images from my Royal Photographic Society Associate panel that you can see here.


7 September 2012

Studio Lavalette is holding a number of FREE Photo Weekend Workshops with the emphasis on how to take and make the best possible photographs.  Just bring your digital camera, card, battery and laptop if you have one.

Details of the first Weekend Workshop are as follows:

                         Where:           4 Venelle des Ursulines, Villebois-Lavalette, 16320

(enter the gates opposite the entrance to the Médiathèque and just walk up the garden)

When:             Sat 10 and Sun 11 November 2012.

Times*:          Start at 10:00am; break at 13:00 for a two-course lunch; re-start at 14:00; end at 16:00.

* for both the Saturday and the Sunday.  And “yes”, the Workshop and the lunch are totally FREE!

Numbers will be limited to 4 clients on a first-come-first-served-basis, so if you'd like to get lucky, please write to: admin@studiolavalette.com  - we’ll then arrange the finer details.


28 June 2012

I heard today that I've been awarded an Associate Distinction by the Royal Photographic Society.  My panel of 15 images can been seen here.


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