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About

Aspects of Expres­sion has evolved from Aspect2i which is a pho­tog­ra­phy work­shop com­pa­ny formed near­ly 12 years ago by two pro­fes­sion­al land­scape pho­tog­ra­phers, Paul Gal­lagher and Michael Pilk­ing­ton. Since then, Paul and Michael have tak­en peo­ple to many coun­tries around the world from Chi­na and Japan to the USA and Cana­da to name a few, but decid­ed to cre­ate a new and excit­ing ven­ture in edu­cat­ing pho­tog­ra­phers. Aspects of Expres­sion is ded­i­cat­ed to teach­ing pho­tog­ra­phers new skills and mak­ing them more con­fi­dent and capa­ble at what they do. 

Paul Gal­lagher & Michael Pilk­ing­ton have been teach­ing pho­tog­ra­phy for decades and joint­ly have over 45 years of expe­ri­ence in pass­ing on knowl­edge. Aspects of Expres­sion is about learn­ing new skills in your pho­tog­ra­phy. You may want to improve your black and white images or gain a greater under­stand­ing of how to calm the chaos of wood­land envi­ron­ments. You may have just embarked on mak­ing your own prints or be con­tem­plat­ing launch­ing a solo exhi­bi­tion or mak­ing a book, what­ev­er it may be, we cov­er it all and we love work­ing with oth­er photographers.

"Ask yourself this question. Are your finished images the best they can be?"

It is all too easy to make many trips out over the years to beau­ti­ful places in the world and return with hun­dreds of cam­era files that are hard­ly ever get looked at, or some that are processed, but nev­er real­ly look like the moment you were stood there with your cam­era. There are always skills to be learned out in the field, but there are often a lot more to be learned when you are sit­ting in front of your computer. 

"Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field". Peter Adams

Our aim has always been, and always will be, about putting you first and nur­tur­ing your love and pas­sion for pho­tog­ra­phy, help to make you bet­ter at what you love. Aspects of Expres­sion is the go-to place to gain knowl­edge whether that is from one of our field work­shops, enrolling on one of our in-depth online cours­es or even to have a tai­lor made indi­vid­ual tuition pro­gram designed just for you. Pho­tog­ra­phy and books go hand in hand and we are sched­ul­ing the release of a series of books to inspire and learn from and we will be shar­ing our thoughts and expe­ri­ences through our jour­nal periodically.