Jet Black Squares, photography teacher

Jet Black Squares

Jet Black Squares

local_activity classes: Smartphone PhotographyPhotography

5.0 (100)
Instagram followers3k

Jet is the founder and Creative Director of Jet Black Squares. Combining her former teaching career in the East End of London with a more recent corporate photography business of 13 years, she has created a hub for everything creative surrounding the smartphone. Jet Black Squares offer Smartphone Safaris all over the country, with a trusted band of associates who deliver workshops to an exceptionally high standard. More locations coming soon.






Classes


Smartphone Photography Workshop - Watford

date_range Fri 15 Mar, 10:30am

location_on Watford

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Richmond-upon-Thames

4.7 (3)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on South West London

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Hertford

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Hertford

1 to 10

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Hitchin

date_range Fri 12 Apr, 10:30am

location_on Hitchin

1 to 10

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: Verulamium Park

5.0 (2)

date_range 9 Mar, 13 Apr

location_on North West London / Mobile

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Brocket Hall (Grounds)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Lemsford

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Windsor

5.0 (1)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on West London

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class - Camelot Hotel, Tintagel

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Tintagel

1 to 10

label £65

Smartphone Photography Class - Boscastle

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Boscastle

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Woodstock

5.0 (1)

date_range 1 Mar, 13 Apr

location_on Woodstock

1 to 10

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Oxford

5.0 (1)

date_range 9 Mar, 7 Apr

location_on Oxford

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Bicester

date_range 15 Mar, 18 Apr

location_on Bicester

1 to 20

label £55

Banbury Smartphone Photography Workshop

5.0 (1)

date_range 23 Mar, 26 Apr

location_on Banbury

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class - Manchester

5.0 (1)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Manchester

1 to 10

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: King's Cross

5.0 (6)

date_range 16 Mar, 14 Apr

location_on North London / Mobile

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: Soho and Chinatown

5.0 (10)

date_range 22 Mar, 21 Apr

location_on West London / Mobile

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: South Bank

5.0 (19)

date_range 16 Mar, 20 Apr

location_on Central London / Mobile

1 to 15

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Covent Garden

5.0 (5)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Central London

1 to 10

label £55

Southbank Low Light / Night Time Smartphone Safari

5.0 (2)

date_range 14 Mar, 12 Apr

location_on Central London

1 to 20

label £60

Smartphone Photography Class: Barbican

5.0 (5)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Central London / Mobile

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: London Bridge

5.0 (11)

date_range 30 Mar, 14 Apr

location_on Comes to you

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class: Brick Lane

5.0 (6)

date_range 24 Mar, 4 May

location_on Central London / Mobile

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class - St James Park

date_range 22 Mar, 20 Apr

location_on South West London

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Camden

date_range Mon 20 May, 10am

location_on North West London

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Paddington & Little Venice

date_range 29 Apr, 21 May

location_on West London

1 to 20

label £55

Private Smartphone Photography Workshop

4.8 (6)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 to 6

label £55 - £295

Couples' Private Smartphone Photography Workshop

5.0 (1)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 on 1

label £295

Smartphone Photography Class - Inverness

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Inverness

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Class - Bude

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Bude

1 to 20

label £55

Margate Smartphone Photography Workshop

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Margate

1 to 20

label £55

Smartphone Photography Workshop in Canterbury

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Canterbury

1 to 10

label £65

Smartphone Photography Class - Sandwich

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Sandwich

1 to 20

label £55



Meet Jet Black Squares


Meet Jet Lendon, photographer and owner of smartphone photography school Jet Black Squares. Prepare to be inspired to grab that camera phone and start snapping!


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Reviews

(100)


Bettina Moltrecht Feb 2024


It was great fun and we learned lots. Have been taking amazing photos with my iPhone ever since. Would recommend.

Polly Morgans Feb 2024


This lesson was given to me by my children for my 60th birthday. I love taking photos but didn’t know how to use an iPhone camera to its full advantage. The lesson exceeded my expectations. Jet was a great teacher, she was kind and patient when I needed some extra help. She showed us how to take photos as well as how to use functions on the phone. I would absolutely recommend her and would do it again! Thank you

Stacey Feb 2024


I was expecting the class to be something fun and different but it exceeded all of my expectations. I learnt so much and came away with photographs I didn't even know I could take. Jet is such a fantastic teacher - so patient, professional and friendly. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone (local or visiting) for an incredible day out in London. You will not believe what your simple smartphone can do when it comes to taking amazing photos.

Allison Best Feb 2024


Jet very friendly and despite being fairly savvy with my phone I still learnt some great tips/tricks which I look forward to putting into practice.

Definitely worthwhile even if you are not a novice.

David Jan 2024


The class was interesting and informative, with lots of personalised guidance throughout. The notes on how to use the app as well as reminders on techniques shared at the end are particularly useful too.

Caroline Jan 2024


I'm so impressed with the course! It's a pleasure looking through, and sharing, the photos I've taken today. Thank you

Dhawal Patel Jan 2024


A terrific day out with plenty of suggestions and ideas throughout. Explanations of how a specific perspective would function and in what situation. Followed by wonderful editing session where I learned so much about Snapseed

Rosie Leball Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Had a great street photography class with Jeanette. Learnt some great tips & techniques and saw a big difference in the end result. Jeanette is a fantastic teacher, would highly recommend this class.

Jackie Tapper Jan 2024


Gail was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable. She showed us a totally different perspective on how to take photos, using our existing phones but getting so much more from them. We thoroughly enjoyed this course with her, in particular the idea of using reflective surfaces and different angles.

Annalisa Fiorentino Jan 2024


Excellent, knowledgeable teacher and great location. Don’t recognise my own photos! Would definitely recommend.

Elena Borreani Jan 2024


I went to this workshop with my teenage daughter. We both really liked it and highly recommend it! The teacher is knowledgeable and patient. We learned a lot of tricks to take better photos and editing them. We are already thinking to book another workshop!

Chrisi Baetz Jan 2024


It was fantastic! Jet is so friendly, warm and knowledgeable. She provides great tips and makes it really interesting. She went above and beyond for us. My partner has walking difficulties and Jet offered a private session so that we could go at our own pace. No-one else has been so understanding and supportive. We greatly appreciate it and would recommend Jet immediately to everyone. We had a lovely time!

Verena Dec 2023


We went for our team's Christmas social and all really enjoyed the class. Very simple tips and tricks how to get the most out of your phone camera. We were all blown away by our own photography. I would highly recommend!

Jennifer Ryan Dec 2023


Jet is fantastic! The class was everything we hoped it would (except the icy London temperature). We learned some great tips and tricks that we will absolutely use going forward. I definitely recommend!

Susie Huntington Dec 2023


Our teacher was fab. She was very amenable to meeting in a slightly different location at KingsX than was first suggested. I organised this workshop for our work team - a mixed group of science and data nerds, hoping it would spark some joy, encourage our creativity but at the same time not put anyone off who might think they aren't very 'creative'. It certainly met those expectations. Everyone in our team really enjoyed the experience. I heard phrases like "wow, that's a real game changer" and we've since been sharing our photos of KingsX to impress each other with our new skills and know how. Even the office dog, who is very photogenic, enjoyed the experience and all the attention. I would highly recommend.

Smartphone Photography Class: King's Cross review by Susie Huntington - London

Heather Sanderson Dec 2023


Jeanette was fabulous, so knowledgeable and I learnt so much. Overall it was a brilliant experience and I can’t wait to practise all the new things iv learnt

Dalia Dec 2023


Super nice and flexible. Communication was great. We had a nice walk where she gave us several tips to improve our photos, from setting up your phone camera correctly, to learning how to look for the right light/reflections. At the end she showed us how to slightly edit our photos as well for final touches! Great experience :D

Julia Rychlicka Dec 2023


It was so nice to be a part of a Christmas Smartphone Photography workshop. Me and my daughter had a lovely time with Tim. He showed as tricks and help as set up our phones and give as some recommendations on apps which we could use. We had a tour around Covent Garden where we shoot beautiful pictures. Tim was very professional and patient. We have learn a lot, now we will shoot pro pictures on our Japanese adventure. Highly recommend

Aubrey Nov 2023


By coincidence had a one on one session with Jet. Really helpful, insightful and some great tips and tricks. My holiday snaps will look better than ever now!

Jessica Nastasi Nov 2023


What an incredible day spent with Jet. She was knowledgeable, fun, and adapted her session to our needs. We hope to work with her again soon. I wish we did this a long time ago Book her, you won’t regret it.

Mimi Lau Oct 2023


Tim is a very nice guide and professional photographer, he taught us to see things differently so we can take unusual photos. He made good use of puddle and mirror to take reflection photos, he brought us to different signature places in Covent Garden, So we are like touring and learning photo taking. Definitely recommend this workshop.

Gillian Renouf Oct 2023


Excellent session, even though the heavens opened it did not detract from our experience at all. Jet was amazing - knowledgeable, attentive, friendly and really upbeat. The whole group had a very enjoyable session and all learned a great amount.

Ching Chrysanthou Oct 2023


It was a fun session, Jet made it interesting yet informative. Learnt so much and great timing before I head off to my holidays! Thank you

Rob Cooper Oct 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Jet is very warm and welcoming - and answered all my newbie questions. We got some great, immediately-useable advice and the quality of our pics has improved significantly. It's turned me from someone who rarely takes pics (as I don't think I take very good ones) to someone who's looking to apply what they've learned knowing they can take _better_ pics.

Given your phone is almost-always on you, I highly recommend everyone does this. Worst-case scenario - you'll have some good company while checking out a vibrant part of London. Almost-certain cenario - you'll do that and come away with several tweaks that will immiedately up your photography game.

Thanks, Jet! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Smartphone Photography Class: Soho and Chinatown review by Rob Cooper - London

Helen Wood Oct 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Such a great morning spent with Jeanne. We learnt so much and truly enjoyed our time with her. She was knowledgeable, patient and happy to share so many tips and tricks. I would thoroughly recommend this experience

Ruth Ashworth Oct 2023


Really enjoyed the photography session today. I didn’t quite know what to expect.l as I haven’t done anything like this before. Came away with Some great tips and it was pitched perfectly. Jack was patient with my questions. I learnt a lot in that short time and look forward to applying my new knowledge!

June Anderson Sep 2023


apologies for the delay, Tim is professional, patient and friendly, he provided very many useful tips. the location of Covent Garden was excellent which enabled me to take some brilliant pictures.

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Covent Garden review by June Anderson - London

Dianne van Esch Sep 2023


Jet knows what she is doing. Beside learning a lot about how to make the best photograph with your phone, she is also an amazing tour guide and shows you the most amazing hidden beauties in the city. I could highly recommend it!

Gia Villondo Sep 2023


Excellent and highly recommended, learnt a whole load of handy camera tips and well worth it.

Smartphone Photography Class: South Bank review by Gia Villondo - London

Philipp Uarmaltchouk Sep 2023


Tim was great, very friendly and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to improve their photography skills.

Aimee Joughin Aug 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


This class was brilliant! we would highly recommend this to everyone. Jeanette taught us how to use some great features on our phones as well as how to edit them afterwards. Thanks again for a great class!

Glynis Beazley Aug 2023


Jet was brilliant. She was approachable and enabling. She gave us confidence and was a fount of knowledge. I particularly liked the way she taught us to see things differently, to tell our story through photographs. This will take a lifetime to master but I've started my journey already.

Maja Hecimovic Aug 2023


I enjoyed this class and learned some new tips and tricks when taling photos with my mobile phone.

Anonymised ClassBento student Aug 2023


Tim was a great teacher! We wandered around some beautiful parts of Richmond that we’d not seen before, and he taught us some great tips and info about the phone camera and about how to take more interesting photos. Thanks v much!

Lydie Janin Aug 2023


Tim was amazing. He gave me wonderful tips to improve my photos both while taking the shot (using the the angle and making sure the environment setting is optimal) and after with the editing. I have also discovered new parts of Covent Garden which I had no idea existed!

I highly recommend him! Thanks a lot

Lydie

Nigel Doe Aug 2023


Even though I’m not a novice, I learned a lot from this morning’s smartphone workshop with Tim in Windsor! Not just about my phone’s capabilities but techniques, composition and editing which Tim explained clearly. Varied photo opportunities with not too much walking in between. A fun morning! Highly recommended.

Smartphone Photography Workshop - Windsor review by Nigel Doe - Slough

Julie Babai Aug 2023


Jeanette was a welcoming tutor, putting us all at ease and ready to learn. I think the knowledge gained in the first 10 minutes introducing just some of the iPhone camera features made it feel value for money but by the end of our 2 hours we were amazed, so lucky we will be getting notes to remind us of everything learnt. Don’t hesitate to book, you will not be disappointed

Smartphone Photography Class: South Bank review by Julie Babai - London

Sandra Nwajiaku Aug 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Jet,( teacher) was patient and enthusiastic and made it all really simple and straightfoward. Encourage me to think about he shots took, to be curious and see scenes, even the ordinary as potentially different , magical in a way.
The venue was excellent - actually a private session cos just me. Great as I had not been past London Bdg to Shad Thames for a while .
I was so amazed by the close camera work using a particular lens for the phone , the ability to focus , create spectacular images. Textures, taking pics with the phone upside down. :-) :-)

And then she showed me the ability to edit said pics using 'Snapfeed' app - I'd been doing it all wrong - #mindblown, I have now graduated from a point and shoot person to using my phone to take pics in a completely different more effective way

Also really appreciate the superhelpful notes that were sent.
Total recommend the session

Smartphone Photography Class: London Bridge review by Sandra Nwajiaku - London

Tammy Seymour Aug 2023


We were pleasantly surprised to find that Gail was hosting just myself and my husband on this workshop, having had our booking elsewhere cancelled due to lack of interest. Gail was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a lovely tour of Banbury, got to grips with the functions of our phones and consolidated it all while editing our pics over a nice cuppa. Lovely couple of hours spent learning something new, that we’re confident we can build on, with support from Gail if we need it. All in all, a great workshop, we would highly recommend it.

Banbury Smartphone Photography Workshop review by Tammy Seymour - Oxford

Jamie Salt Aug 2023


very good enjoyed it learned alot worth doing to be honest thank you very much

Teacher's response

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your view Jamie, and I'm so glad you enjoyed your safari with Imi.

Joanne Holton Aug 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Jet is so enthusiastic and made the class really easy to follow.
Highly recommend this if you want to learn some new trick to get the best from your smart phone and see London in a new way.

Dom Owebsy Jul 2023


Tim was a lovely teacher - really nice, very patient, informative and helpful.
The course was based around 2 things - how to use the iPhone photo app better - which enabled us to learn some really useful tips to take interesting photos and he also showed us some fun editing tricks. A good afternoon!

Photography class review by Dom Owebsy - Twickenham

Carole. Truet Jul 2023


Lovely photo safari with Jeanette.
I had a lot to learn starting from the very start and she was at the same time professional and friendly in teaching me the basis and giving me plenty of tips. I definitely recommend this workshop and would myself do it again in the future as there is so much more Jeanette can teach me.
Thank you

Natalie Ainsworth Jul 2023


The course was great and Jet provided loads of helpful hints and tips. She was good fun so it was a very enjoyable afternoon. I know so much more than I thought I would now.

Oliver Turnbull Jul 2023


Jet’s a star! Learnt so much and only got my head out of Snapseed to post this!

Eniko Szatmari Jul 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended


The class was great. Jet is very kind and creative & will make all kinds of suggestions on how to find special motives + make your photos look distinctive. Mine have improved a lot. I've learned very much on this London photo safari and do wholeheartedly recommend it!

Photography class review by Eniko Szatmari - London

Laurie Stephens Jul 2023


Excellent experience - a real eye-opener in terms of both the use of the iPhone camera / photo apps and also how to identify and take more creative, interesting photographs. Gail was a great tutor - knowledgeable and personable, and knew the area well and was able to make the most of our time (even the eventual rain!).
My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our morning and got so much from it - I would highly recommend this course to anyone who routinely uses their iPhone camera!

Brianne Evans Jul 2023


Really enjoyable course. The route was well planned, we learned a lot about how to use our iPhone cameras, and we got to enjoy a bit of central London. We would definitely do this again.

Smartphone Photography Class: Soho and Chinatown review by Brianne Evans - London

Urvashi Roe Jun 2023


Loved it.
Great private class around St Katherines Dock. Absolutely hit our objective of learning to use the phone camera better. Picked up lots of tips on styling and composing as well as editing too.
Absolutely brilliant.

Photography class review by Urvashi Roe - London

Marianne Stacy May 2023


We had a fantastic time with Jeanette, and learned so much about making the most of our smartphone cameras. It was amazing to discover what our phones could do! No matter what your skill level, you’ll learn something! Jeanette was enthusiastic and very flexible, happy to adjust the focus of the tour to suit us. This was a standout of our time in London - don’t hesitate to book this!

Catherine Pinchen May 2023


Great to look at a familiar area with different eyes. Really helpful tips for using my smartphone, being more creative and editing to produce the final image. And fun!

Niamh Fitzpatrick May 2023


Really enjoyed this course, learnt quite a bit in a short space of time. Jet was enthusiastic and friendly, would recommend

Smartphone Photography Class: King's Cross review by Niamh Fitzpatrick - London

Nancy Duncan May 2023


Really fun experience with lots of amazing tips to take better photos! Jet was a great teacher - we really enjoyed it!

Pradip Pack May 2023


Location: Richmond
Teacher: Tim
Tim is a great teacher, I learned new stuff in iPhone photography and compositions rules.

Azza Boutour May 2023


Jeanette is an amazing teacher, the class was so much fun and we'ee super excited to apply everything we learnt !

Photography class review by Azza Boutour - London

Madhu Jain Apr 2023


Teacher was great. Venue was superb. I learned many things which I didn’t know before. I click many beautiful pictures with her supervision and guidance. She provided all the notes so I don’t forget the things.The best thing was her approach.it was a fun class and I enjoyed thoroughly.

Geeta Ramanathan Apr 2023


Jet is great! She's efficient and you definitely walk away knowing how to take better photos in one fun and relaxed afternoon

Fiona Rowiaie Mar 2023

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


I absolutely loved this class and learned so much! Jet is an excellent teacher and clearly passionate about smartphone photography. She helped me set up my phone to get the best from it and then we went on a very interesting tour of Soho, China Town and Carnaby Street, stopping along the way to take different shots. She gave me so many tips on looking for different perspectives, setting up shots to tell a story, playing with camera angles and using the settings to get different effects. We ended up in a coffee shop where she taught me various ways to edit my photos and I'm so happy with the results. I can highly recommend this class and I'm already looking to schedule another with the same teacher.

Sehar Tariq Mar 2023


A really fun and interactive experience. My photos turned out great! Great way to learn how to make better use of your phone camera and discover a new part of town through a different lens (literally!)

Paul Aylin Mar 2023


Super approachable, very knowledgeable guide, with lots of creative tips. A great way to while away a couple hours.

Smartphone Photography Class: Barbican review by Paul Aylin - London

Melanie El-Abed Feb 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Super informative without being overwhelming. Practical tips for framing photos as well as how to use my iPhone camera settings, editing on the phone and within an app. I really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Maria Alvarez Feb 2023


The teacher was incredibly friendly and full of energy. She gave us lots of great advice while we practised our photography skills and kept checking in to ensure we were doing okay. Her explanations were easy to follow and understand, and I could retain the information for future use.

The location of the course, Southbank, was perfect for learning different techniques, as it had a bit of everything. The material provided by the teacher after the lesson was really helpful and meant we didn't need to take notes.

I think this experience is great value for money, and I'd highly recommend it to friends and family.

Joe Hayman Feb 2023


This was a really good course - light and fun but genuinely useful. I learned a lot!

Photography class review by Joe Hayman - London

Kelly Blaney Feb 2023


I cannot believe how much I learnt in two hours and all simple tips that will be easy to keep up. The pace of the class was perfect, the setting divine and the tutor - Jet - was fantastic. I loved this course and have recommended to many people since!

Shahzad Chaudhry Jan 2023

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Great night out and took amazing photos. Highly recommend the instructor to anyone learning about mobile photography

Photography class review by Shahzad Chaudhry - London

Jitka Navratilova Dec 2022


Hi, we hugely enjoyed the festive walk with the smartphone! So many hand tips and ideas on how to improve photos and create really great new shots! Who ever knew that smartphones can do so much?! The teacher was super friendly and provided great tips for us at a perfect pace and the right level!
The walk was finished with a lovely drink in a pub nearby and a chat on editing!

We are already looking forward to another class! Thank you J&A

Shahzad Chaudhry Dec 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Had a wonderful time taking photos of Christmas lights. The instructor gave us some very handy tips on how to shoot low light photography. I'm sure my photography skills have improved

Photography class review by Shahzad Chaudhry - London

Sarah Goodman Dec 2022


The training gave us very good, practical tips on how to improve our mobile phone photography. The teacher was very friendly and helpful. Looking forward to applying the training in practice!

James Timmins Oct 2022


Really enjoyed the class and how enthusiastic Jeanette was. Learned some really great tips that should be easy to remember after the class.

Orna Assayag Oct 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


I participated in a smartphone photography tour with Jeanette, A charming instructor with a desire to guide and explain in detail the possibilities of using a mobile including processing and editing over a cup of hot coffee. The weather was wonderful and allowed for fascinating photography, the results are interesting and instructive.
At the end she send us by email all the documentation of the training, well done

Orna Assayag Oct 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


I participated in a smartphone photography tour with Jeanette, A charming instructor with a desire to guide and explain in detail the possibilities of using a mobile including processing and editing over a cup of hot coffee. The weather was wonderful and allowed for fascinating photography, the results are interesting and instructive.
At the end she send us by email all the documentation of the training, well done

Ben Manning Oct 2022


Had a really fun time on the class, everything was explained clearly and easy to follow. Photo skills have made a massive leap today.

Nabeel Khan Oct 2022


Jet was a fantastic teacher! Lots of energy and very flexible to what my wife and I were interested in.

We got lots of tips on how to be phone camera pros (quite a few we hadn't thought of) and how to go in afterwards to edit.

Would recommend!

Anupa Tailor Oct 2022

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews


Amazing class. Even if you use your smart phone everyday to take pictures. There is always something on your camera which you might not have known about. This is what I learnt on the course and I had taken some amazing images. Thank you so much for this enjoyable experience.

Photography class review by Anupa Tailor - London

Thomas Zinn Oct 2022


Was a very lovely experience and a nice chat about photography habits - can recommend it !

Chris Kelly Oct 2022


The class was great. Jet is a good teacher and Kings Cross provided opportunities fo all kinds of different things to be photographed. What we learnt was a few apparently quite simple rules and techniques. But they greatly improved our photographs. Jet kindly promised to follow up with some written material so that we do not forget what she taught us.

Alison Sep 2022


Jeanette was friendly and professional throughout the class. My sister and I went together, and we were delighted to be told on meeting Jeanette that our safari would be just for the two of us. We were given the option to do our safari in the City or Brick Lane, and we chose the latter. Within the first five minutes Jeanette had shown us things on our smartphones that we were unaware of, and showed us how to look at things in a different way. We learnt new techniques throughout the safari, using these new skills to create images we were really pleased with. The whole experience was fascinating and fun. I became totally absorbed learning how to control light, contrast, home in on detail, blurring and, afterwards, over coffee how to use an edit programme. Fantastic! Smartphone 'snaps' became images that were really interesting and creative. I would really recommend this class to anyone with a smartphone. Thank you, Jeanette.

Catherine Baumann Sep 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Jeanette is a great teacher! We learnt a lot in the 2 hours and it was really interesting.
She took us to some good places to practice various photography techniques
Highly recommend this class

Smartphone Photography Class: Modern Architecture review by Catherine Baumann - London

Shahzad Chaudhry Sep 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


The instructor was very friendly and was able to provide clear instructions and tips. I feel my photography experience improved considerably

Photography class review by Shahzad Chaudhry - London

Bhagyata Kinger Sep 2022


Jeanette was absolutely lovely - showed us a lot of great tips both for phone photography and editing. She was able to modify the class slightly for both of us - one an iPhone user and one with a Samsung S7. They were tricks that we will definitely keep in mind and have already started using - highly recommend for any smartphone photographers! Attaching one of the pictures from the class here.

Smartphone Photography Class: South Bank review by Bhagyata Kinger - London

Zoe Knowles Sep 2022


Jet was fantastic! I didn’t expect to see such a difference in my smartphone photography skills after just one class, but Jet has made me a true believer. She taught us how to properly frame and take photos and adjust the lighting, and then how to edit them properly. 10/10 would recommend!

Jessica Kusnierek Aug 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Really enjoyed this classI did learn a lot,it was so much fun and Jet is just great!

Highly recommend

Photography class review by Jessica Kusnierek - London

Samera Mahfouz Aug 2022

7 ClassBento workshops attended • 5 reviews


The class was amazingggggg we enjoyed it so muchhhhhh the teacher was so nice and very friendly and gave us great tips and techniques we are definitely coming back again for more classes with her the location and her information about the area is great

Smartphone Photography Class: King's Cross review by Samera Mahfouz - London

Sharon Coleman Aug 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Jet is extremely knowledgeable, very helpful and fun. It’s a great course! I learnt so much and feel well equipped to take great pics with my iPhone now!

Photography class review by Sharon Coleman - London

Jaime Carr Aug 2022


The class was brilliant. I learnt so much & have so many new skills to take away. Jeanette is a fantastic teacher & I look forward to doing future classes!

Tasbih Taha Jun 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Jeanette was amazing and thorough with her explanations, and she was very attentive to all the details. It was so fun to walk around Brick Lane listening to all the small details she knew about the area and learning amazing photography tricks, never thought I can get this quality from my phone Camera. Highly recommend as a super fun activity with a friend or a partner

Smartphone Photography Class: Brick Lane review by Tasbih Taha - London

Emma Todman Jun 2022


We had a private smartphone session with Jet. Her communication was fast and she was very punctual meeting at our chosen place. The whole arrangement was very easy to do.
Jet was a lovely lady and we both learned lots of fantastic tips. She was easy going with a lot of patience and made us feel at ease. It was a lovely way to spend a couple of hours mooching around London, learning how to use our smartphone cameras. Thank you Jet.

Lea Gauthier May 2022

2 ClassBento workshops attended


We’ve had the most amazing time with Jet! So informative and pleasant. I would recommend to everyone! Thank you Jet

Photography class review by Lea Gauthier - London

Amy-Anne McCarthy May 2022


I had such an amazing and fun time today! Was the perfect location with lots to see. I learnt a lot and can definitely now take much better images in the future. So happy that i decided to this!

Sally Hales May 2022


This was a fantastic class. Jet is such a great teacher. We learnt so much and had a lovely time too. Thank you.

Nigel Simon Apr 2022


Jet was extremely friendly & personable and we learned a lot of new techniques in terms of both composing pictures and editing. Most people know so little about how to use their phones which are packed with features. Highly recommended!

Jack Chaston Apr 2022


Jet was great. Very helpful - lots of tips and advice.

Will definitely recommend to others

Namrata Murlidhar Mar 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended


I absolutely loved this course. My husband bought it as a private gift for me, and it was such a lovely afternoon. My goal was to
Learn a few simply techniques on taking great photos of plated food, restaurant interiors and home cooked meals. We not
Only had a great meal and got to walk around Borough market, but also took some great photos and makes some nifty edits. Jeanette taught me some really nifty skills using Snapseed and Instagram and just the simple iPhone Camera on how to take great pictures. She was also very conscientious of time and teaching me as much as she could in the 2 hours we had available. She was also lovely company, very warm and friendly.
Overall, well worth the time and money, especially if you are a novice at food photography and editing.

Private Foodie Smartphone Photography Workshop review by Namrata Murlidhar - London

Cliff Keast Dec 2021


Thank you so much. We are a group of friends in a team at work who chose this class for purely fun and learning to help our individual photography efforts. Really lovely, chilled session, easy to follow and very engaging. Loved seeing London which is familiar and learning some great ideas and tips for better photography. It's given me new inspiration for using my iPhone for even more creative results. Particularly liked the editing sessions. Thank you. Cliff

Eth Thompson Dec 2021


AwesomeI've got mad skills when it comes to amateur photography/filmmaking, but Jeanette Lendon taught me things that I've never even tried before. Jeanette was very polite and easy to talk to. It was a very pleasant 40+ minutesI will definitely be taking part in the Smartphone Photography At Home class more oftenVery informative and enjoyable. Jeanette is knowledgeable and definitely has skills! Awesome!

Frankie Enticknap Nov 2021


Very good teacher, didn’t rush, tailored to photos I might take. Lots of top tips!

Bareerah Chughtai Oct 2021


She’s really amazing and holds a lot of great talent. She also helped develop my knowledge on photography and I’ll definitely use her tips :)

Paula Don Sep 2021


Jeanette is a very knowledgable teacher
The South Bank location was great
We were able to use our own iPhones, which was a bonus
Jeanette not only taught how to take lovely photos but also how to retouch them
Would highly recommend the course and will be booking her again.
David

Photography class review by Paula Don - London

Jill Prior Mar 2021


Hi Jet

All the group had such a fabulous time! Personally, I am so gutted that I couldn't make it in the end. You taught them all such valuable tricks when using their smartphones. They all loved following you on screen as you went around London showing them the different ways that they could use the camera on the phones and your infectious enthusiasm rubbed off on them all - they were all practising at home afterwards! Thank you for being such and enthusiastic and inspiring tutor.

Jill Prior

Jo Avery Feb 2021


We all enjoyed the tips and tricks given by Jet for taking better photos. Exactly what we were looking for and with the added bonus of touring Camden - a trip down memory lane. Jet was brilliant, really enthusiastic and very good at describing where to find features on our different phones. Would definitely recommend.

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