Horst Friedrichs, London Bridge, The Gentlemen Baristas

Coffee and Cameras

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12 November 2022 – 26 November 2022
The Gentlemen Baristas
The Gentlemen Baristas, 5 Marble Arch, London, W1H 7EJ

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Photography fans, art connoisseurs, coffee lovers; this one’s for you. ‘Coffee and Cameras’ is a new series of very special events taking place at one of London’s most well-mannered coffee houses during November.

Coffee and Cameras will be held at The Gentlemen Baristas coffee houses on 12th, 19th and 26th November. Tickets are £30 per person per event and include refreshments. For more information and to book tickets, visit Eventbrite.

Hosted by the London Camera Project, this is a ticketed meetup for London based photography enthusiasts to discuss London cityscapes and street photography to historic landmarks and portraits in an inclusive environment, over a cup of specialty coffee.

Aimed at the amateur, as well as the professional photographer, attendees will be discussing the latest analogue trends and trying out products before getting out there taking photos. Attendees have the opportunity to have their workshop produced imagery exhibited at The Gentlemen Baristas Central London coffee houses.

Coffee and Cameras, November 12th, The Gentlemen Baristas, 5 Marble Arch, London W1H 7EJ. Arrivals from 9.30am, and ends at 12.30 noon.

Attendees of this event will be treated to complimentary Ilford black and white film, while Ilford user and experienced black and white photographer Andy Blowers will be on hand to discuss how he uses the film to his advantage.

Coffee and Cameras, November 19th, The Gentlemen Baristas, 43 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J 6NR. Arrivals from 9.30am, and ends at 12.30 noon.

Attendees of this event will be loaned a selection of Lomography cameras, and given free film while Lomography folk will be on hand to give the lowdown on shooting with film. Included in the mix will be some Lomochrome Purple film and a Sprocket Rocket Panoramic Camera, a sleek and retro miracle in analogue photography! Push the boundaries of technical evolution with the world's first 35mm panoramic camera dedicated entirely to sprocket holes.

Coffee and Cameras, November 26th, The Gentlemen Baristas, 5 Marble Arch, London W1H 7EJ. Arrivals from 9.30am and ends at 12.30 noon.

Attendees will be treated to a guest appearance from Horst Friedrichs, author of Coffee Style published by Prestel. Enjoy super coffee and conversation with the renowned documentary and portrait photographer celebrated for his book-length photographic studies of various subcultures.


Coffee and Cameras tickets are £30.00 per person per event, including a booking fee and are available via Eventbrite. Each ticket includes a drink and pastry of choice upon arrival at The Gentlemen Baristas, guided photography tour, camera film* and a pack of Deerstalker home compostable, Nespresso compatible, specialty coffee pods, worth £6.50. *selected tours only, see Eventbrite for details.

‘Dearstalker’ the baristas’ original house blend coffee is as popular as it is versatile and a favourite with customers who like milk with their brew. With tasting notes of milk chocolate, nougat and hazelnut, Deerstalker coffee is made using a 50/50 ratio of coffees from Brazil and Burundi.

Proceeds from Coffee and Cameras will go to The Photography Foundation, creating pathways to professional photography for less advantaged young adults in London.

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