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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.


  • 5 Day Workshop
    February 21, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Complete Photographer Workshop Lincoln 21st February - 25th February 2018 For full details of what is include please see the course description HERE A huge turning point for me this year was Andrew's Complete Photographer course. Eat, sleep, drink photography - it was fantastic 😀 Is this you? You have a camera and you have (more…)


  • Single Admission
    February 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Workshop Timed to get you up to speed for the 2018  wedding season on a one day hands on workshop at a fantastic wedding venue with a bride and groom. If you are phased by on and off camera flash, can't get your head around mixing flash and ambient, unsure of when to use TTL (more…)


  • March 1, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In this hands on one day workshop we study the art of creating a photographic portrait. From classic fine art feel to fresh and funky we cover lighting that will reflect the mood and personality of your subject. Part of the course is also about communicating and directing your subject, whether they are a professional (more…)


  • March 2, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you photograph people? If you shoot weddings, portraits, fashion, experienced models, inexperienced sitters - the way you pose your subjects will make or break a shot. Understanding what will work in any given situation is as important as understanding your camera. That is exactly what this course gives you. From the Top During the (more…)


  • March 3, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art Nude Workshop Surrey 3rd March 2018 The Workshop An intensive one day workshop aimed at those who have had experience in a studio but are relatively new to the Art Nude genre. During the day we will shoot three different styles, classic low key art nude including sitting, standing and lying poses. During this set (more…)

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Venice - May 2018

Venice is a city steeped in history, culture and romance – with endless photographic opportunities. It is like no other destination: unique and atmospheric. The iconic Basilica in St Mark’s Square, the Opera House, the maze of narrow winding walkways, gondolas gliding along the network of canals and the lovely arched stone bridges which allow you to traverse the floating city. Diversity enough in just this one location but our Photo Roadtrips always offer more. This is no exception.

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The Complete Photographer 5 Day Workshop

February 2018 - SOLD OUT

August 2018 - 1 Place Available

November 2018 - 3 Places Available