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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.


  • July 21, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hollywood Portraits Workshop Alton 21st July 2018 The Workshop The Golden Age of Hollywood produced iconic images of the big stars shot by the likes of George Hurrell, CS Bull, Bert Six and Eugene Robert Richee. In their day they would have battled with plate cameras and massive lights on the sound stages of Paramount and (more…)


  • July 22, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location Lighting Workshop The New Forest 22nd July 2018 The Workshop One of the questions I am most frequently asked is how to use flash to light a subject on location.This 3-hour, hands-on workshop is the answer to that question. Come along with just your camera and a selection of lenses and you will learn (more…)


  • July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
    4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 Photo Roadtrip Dance in France 27th July - 5th August 2018 Overview The Dancers The Itinerary The Accommodation The Gear The Roadtrip Explore the romance of France with your camera and two amazing professional dancers, in the company of a small, friendly group of like-minded photographers. This is the stuff of memories. Sun-drenched vineyards… majestic chateaux… (more…)


  • August 12, 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…)


  • 5 Day Workshop
    August 15, 2018 - August 19, 2018
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Complete Photographer Workshop Lincoln 15th August - 19th August 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 got (more…)

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Dance in France - Summer 2018

Explore the romance of France with your camera and two amazing professional dancers, in the company of a small, friendly group of like-minded photographers. This is the stuff of memories. Sun-drenched vineyards… majestic chateaux… cobbled village streets…tree-lined avenues… these are just a few of the many beautiful backdrops to this unique road trip holiday. And when you are ready for refreshment, enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee with freshly baked bread and some local cheeses - or maybe sample a regional dish – to complete the authentic flavour of the country.

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