Perfecting Portrait Photography with Muna Ally

One Day Creative Course

Photograph by: Muna Ally

24 September 2022

(Includes half an hour lunch break)


Gift vouchers available

Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions below carefully before booking.

Who is this class suitable for?
Beginners to intermediate level of experience who have their own DLSR or Mirrorless Camera.

What will be covered in the class?
An interactive workshop delving into the art of authentic portrait photography. Students will embark on a journey to understanding the professional processes of portrait taking. They will have the opportunity to engage in practical work and review their outcomes during the course of the workshop. (Models Provided)

What will students leave the class with?

  1. Gain confidence using the camera on full manual mode

  2. Practice creative compositions and framing of subjects

  3. Develop an understanding of light and experimenting with natural light and reflectors

  4. Learn to approach subjects with confidence

  5. Begin to build a photography portfolio

What will I need to bring?
Students will need to bring their own DSLR or a Mirrorless Camera and a notebook. All other materials and equipment will be provided.

Gallery: wheelchair access via an external ramp. We will also have use of the Open Garden (Weather Permitting).


Muna Ally is a documentary photographer and graduate in Surface Design from the University of the Arts London. Using her unique perspective as a Muslim female photographer, Ally focuses on amplifying the voices of communities through visual media. Through her documentary works, Ally has successfully brought together a multitude of people worldwide for various charitable causes; with the aim to inspire to utilise creativity for social change.

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* We offer a limited number of spaces on each course at a 30% discount for those in receipt of income support such as Universal Credit and Carers Allowance. Please contact us directly for to obtain a discount code to apply at checkout. (Proof of eligibility required).
Booking Terms and Conditions
Completing your booking with Milton Keynes Arts Centre signifies your agreement to the below terms of Refunds and Cancellation. All profits support our annual programme of exhibitions, events and charitable outreach projects.

Bookings are non-refundable and only transferable at the discretion of Milton Keynes Arts Centre. Any workshops that you are unable to attend cannot be refunded and cannot be reallocated.

Courses may be rescheduled/cancelled by Milton Keynes Arts Centre if the minimum number of required students is not met. Notification of a possible reschedule/cancellation will be sent to students three-working days before the first workshop of the term, in this instance only will refunds be issued in full if a course is rescheduled/cancelled.
Photographs and/or video will be taken during this course
As a registered charity, it can sometimes be necessary to share photos and videos of our community outreach in printed matter, social media, press releases and funding applications. By taking part in this event you grant Milton Keynes Arts Centre full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming to help achieve our charitable aims.

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