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Urban Abstracts - Royal Photographic Society Workshop

Mark is a proud member of the Royal Photographic Society and runs practical photography workshops for them around the North East of England. These workshops are a great way of accelerating your photographic skills along with meeting up with like-minded photographers with a passion for landscape photography. Although discounts are available for RPS members you do not have to be a member to take part in any of these workshops.

Urban Abstracts

Newcastle is famous for its stunning architecture and bold monuments and therefore makes it the perfect place to capture wonderful cityscape images. There is, however, an even greater opportunity to make amazing abstract images, too, due to its plethora of small alleyways, graffiti art and a healthy mixture of old and new buildings and bridges across the city.

On this workshop, you will be encouraged to think a little deeper than the obvious and also consider both colour and black and white image options to suit your way of thinking. Professional landscape photographer Mark Banks will be on hand all day to help you with your ideas and technique in order to make successful images. Although you’re encouraged to bring a tripod on this workshop it is not essential.

Participants may bring their own lunch or use the Cycle Hub Cafe which offers soups and sandwiches as well as hot and cold drinks.

The location is within an easy (26 minute) walking distance from and to Newcastle Central Railway Station. This workshop should also be suitable for wheelchair users.

Spiller's car park is located right next to the Cycle Hub Cafe and is free.

Joining instructions and further information will be communicated to all participants around 10 days prior to the start of the workshop.

This is a Group C event (see information sheet for details).


To book onto this workshop go to the RPS website here 

Example images from the area...

Newcastle Urban Abstracts

Newcastle Bridge Abstract

Technicolour Newcastle Abstract Royal Photographic Society - RPS