Sam Bentley was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England. After discovering a love for making photographs during family holidays as a child, Sam acheived a first class Ba Hons at Derby University for Commercial Photography in 2011. Sam has since worked as both a self employed photographer, and self employed artist, with his photographs and artwork appearing in several publications, comic books and magazines internationally. With a keen interest in black and white landscape/nature photography, Sam is passionate about both the techical and the artistic aspects of all areas of camera work.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Sam Bentley
Saturday the 10th of July 2021
Beginner's Photography Class - Longton Park, Stoke on Trent, ST34AZ - 9am - 3 Hours
Get those cameras out of Auto mode, and explore the different elements of photography. This beginner's class will cover many of the components you need to begin to understand the art of creating photographs, from shutter speeds, to apertures, ISOs, the function of different lenses and more. Longton park has a variety of subjects from a skate park, to the lake, to the central clock tower, allowing for a casual but informative opportunity to play around with camera settings and get feedback on your images.
Join us for an informal 2-hour nature photography session, focusing on creating nature themed images within the area of Downs Bank, Barlaston. We will be focusing on composition, focus, colour and texture in the natural world, and learning how to select the best camera settings and equipment for the subject.