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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.


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

This is a brand new workshop where you will learn how to create images that take their influence from the pinup master - Alberto Vargas Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. Numerous Vargas paintings have (more…)


  • March 11, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a brand new workshop where you will learn how to create images that take their influence from the pinup master - Alberto Vargas Joaquin Alberto Vargas y Chávez was a noted Peruvian painter of pin-up girls. He is often considered one of the most famous of the pin-up artists. Numerous Vargas paintings have (more…)


  • March 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Many people prefer studio lighting to natural light simply because they have the power to control it. They know that they can increase or reduce the power at will and manipulate the light source with modifiers. Whilst studio flash certainly has its applications, mastering natural light offers you endless new creative possibilities, so why not (more…)


  • April 8, 2018
    12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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 images you give them must present them in their most pleasing aspect and must never disappoint. During this one-day Boudoir Photography Workshop, you will learn how to use daylight, tungsten and flash lighting to create an ambience appropriate to the client’s requirements. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to create beautiful Boudoir portraits using nothing but room lights.


  • April 15, 2018 - April 21, 2018
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Trip 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 (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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