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Workshops, courses and events

We run a comprehensive range of courses throughout the UK including skills and styles hands on workshops, one day seminars plus our highly acclaimed Portfolio Builder Days.

Seminars

One day seminars including the Lighting Masterclass and Video for Still Photographers. Courses are run at various locations through out the UK and in most cases include a comprehensive workbook.

Skills Workshops

One day workshops throughout the UK including Mastering Studio Lighting - The Essentials, Mastering Studio Lighting - Beyond The Basics, Mastering Speedlights, Creative Speedlights.

Styles Workshops

One day workshops throughout the UK including Mastering Dance Photography, The Art of Boudoir Photography, Mastering Art Nude Photography, Creating Hollywood Inspired Portraits.

Portfolio Builder Days

Put your skills into practice on our one day PBDs. These highly acclaimed photoshoot experience days include dance, fashion and other themed shoots with professional models in stunning locations.


  • October 28, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    - A one day masterclass held within the Ticket Pro Dome during Photo & Film Expo 2017. Price include FREE admission to the Expo on Saturday 25th.

A masterclass presented by four industry professionals at Photo & Film Expo, Saturday 28th October, 2017. 11am to 4pm Looking to create that real ‘Wow!’ shot? There are plenty of books and courses out there that take you some of the way but nothing that really pulls it all together in a cohesive and easy-to-follow (more…)


  • November 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beauty & Fashion Photographic Workshop with Helen Leslie MUA Surrey 4th November 2017 The Workshop The format of the courses is a hands-on workshop with classroom sessions in the morning and practical photo shoots in the afternoon. It is recommended that students have a good understanding of aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and the (more…)


  • November 8, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    - Everyone who attends will receive a £10 voucher for SIM.

You see an amazing shot – right place, right time, everything is working for you. So why is it that your picture doesn't turn out the way you thought it would? We take for granted the complexity of the human eye and the way it processes visual data to provide us with a truthful image. (more…)


  • November 10, 2017
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  The Art of Boudoir Photography Workshop Bury St Edmunds 10th November 2017 Boudoir Photography Training - lighting Boudoir photography has become one of the most popular photographic styles in the last few years, with women of all ages purchasing prints and albums both for themselves and as gifts for their loved ones. But the (more…)

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The West Coast of Ireland - April 2018

The land of coastline, castles and rocky wilderness, this spectacularly diverse part of Ireland is a gift for photographers. From the mountains, forests and lakes of the Connemara National Park to the magnificent beaches and tiny harbours which fringe the wild Atlantic, the scene before you is truly inspirational. Derelict cottages and castles pepper the landscape and we are free to explore en route, stopping wherever and whenever we wish to capture the moment.

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My third Roadtrip Bags packed, minibus loaded, group photo taken... Lake Como here we come! There’s a reason that I’m so excited about this part of the road trip. I should explain. I was part of 2016's September EuroPhoto Roadtrip but had to fly back early due to work...

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The Complete Photographer 5 Day Workshop

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