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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 27, 2018
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mastering Studio Lighting - The Essentials Milton Keynes 27th October 2018 The Workshop An intensive one day workshop aimed at those who would like to learn and develop their knowledge of studio lighting. Mastering Studio Lighting, the Essentials will get you up and running on the basics of studio lighting. The format of the course is a (more…)


  • November 4, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art Nude Workshop Wisbech 4th November 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…)


  • November 17, 2018
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Workshop Following on from Mastering Studio Lighting Essentials this workshop introduces multi light set-ups, working with gels and much more.  This workshop is aimed at those who are familiar with studio lighting, there is a quick review of the topics covered in part one to make sure everyone is up to speed. Equipment used (more…)


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

21st November - 25th November 2018 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 to grips with the basics of how to produce an image. At first, you were pleased with the (more…)

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Three Lakes and Two Mountains

From the scenic majesty of Mont Blanc to the tranquil shores of Lake Como, this Roadtrip experience is designed to bombard you with one sensory thrill after another. And, of course, as photographers, you will be able to capture each precious moment. With a professional dancer and an experienced model on board (both fully-styled), the opportunities for fabulous shots simply extend as far as your imagination.

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