Courses and Workshops

Photography Courses

Whether a complete novice or keen hobbyist, we have photography courses to suit all levels of skill and experience


Beginner Level Courses

No experience required. Participants will learn how to use their cameras in manual mode (M), make correct exposures and understand the basics like aperture, shutter speeds and ISO.

  • Digital SLR photography course for beginners

    Beginners DSLR Photography Course

    A half day photography course aimed at total beginners who own a digital camera and want to unpack some of its amazing potential. Participants will learn how to operate their cameras in manual mode, make correct exposures and understand the basics like aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

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    £75 £75

    8 students

    4h (10:00am)

  • One day digital SLR photography course for beginners

    Intensive Beginners DSLR Photography Course

    A full day intensive photography course for beginners that explains the science and art of photography from the ground up with extended hands-on activities. It will get you familiar with your digital camera in no time and allow you to start taking real control over your photography.

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    £125 £125

    8 students

    7h (10:00am)

  • The Art of Travel Photography one day course

    The Art of Travel Photography – one day travel experience

    Great course to learn how to take better pictures during your holidays and travels. By understanding some basic photographic principles and best practices, you will not only develop your photographer’s eye but will start using your camera more creatively and produce pictures you will be proud of.

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    £125 £125

    8 students

    1 day 10:00am

Photography Gift Vouchers

Our Photography Course Gift Vouchers are perfect presents to celebrate a Birthday, Fathers Day, Christmas or any other occasion!
Photography Gift Vouchers

Photography Gift Vouchers for Christmas

There is still time to buy Gift Vouchers and get them delivered in time for Christmas!

We print and post the vouchers the very same day you order!

Every customer will get same day an electronic version of the voucher by email, as well as printed version sent by post. We print and post vouchers every day!

All vouchers purchased until Thursday 21st December will be sent by Royal Mail first class and should still reach you in time for Christmas.

All vouchers purchased on Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th December will be sent same day as electronic vouchers – these are very easy to print at home!

Please note for £6.45 you can also upgrade to a Royal Mail Special Delivery with Saturday 23rd delivery guaranteed.

Friday 22rd December is the last date you can use this service.

Please remember to include full name of voucher recipient. If no name will be entered we will email you blank voucher and you will be able to add name yourself.

If you have any questions please email us at info@dslrphotographycourses.com or call our studio on 020 8947 8118.


Intermediate Level and Specialised Courses

Participants are expected to know how to operate their cameras in fully manual mode (M). How to change, and the relation between aperture, shutter speeds and ISO.

  • Creative Flower & Still Life Photography with Polina Plotnikova

  • Creative flower photography practice in London

    Creative Flower Photography

    Creative Flower Photography is a very special course for those who love fine art photography and are fascinated by the beauty of flowers.

    It is a rare opportunity to learn from a true master of flower photography Polina Plotnikova ARPS EFIAP.

    Polina has won numerous national and international awards for her photographs, and during the workshop Polina will showcase her impressive still flower portraits and share the methods she uses to obtain them.

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    £199 £199

    6 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Still life photography practice in London

    Still Life Photography

    Still Life Photography is great for a perfectionist – no one fidgets or makes faces, no sudden gust of wind or some other quirk of ever-changing weather can spoil your shot.

    But, by the same token, you cannot count on something interesting that just happens all of a sudden – it is all up to you; the choices are infinite, and the final result is entirely in your own hands.

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    £199 £199

    6 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Digital SLR photography course intermediate level

    Intermediate DSLR Photography Course

    A half day follow up to our Beginners and Intensive course. Great for people who already have some knowledge of digital photography and know how to use their cameras in manual mode. Course explores more advanced camera functions, flash, composition and various creative techniques.

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    £75 £75

    7 students

    4h (10:00am)

  • Street photography course

    Street Photography Course in London

    Our Street Photography course aims to introduce you to some of the practical and technical considerations of street photography but also to unpack some of the significance and meaning of what it actually means to be a street photographer. There will be plenty of hands-on practice on London markets and streets.

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    £75 £75

    6 students

    4h (11:00am)

  • Night photography course

    Night and Low Light Photography Course

    This three-hour intensive workshop always starts just before sunset. We’ll focus on taking pictures against the sky and creating beautiful silhouettes, use of flash to provide fill light and to modify the dynamic range of the scene. We will also experiment with long shutter speeds and create light illuminations.

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    £75 £75

    6 students

    3h (6:30pm)

  • “Exposure Triangle”
    Composition
    and Light!

  • Creative photography practice in London

    Creative Photography Practice

    Ok, so you’ve learnt the basics of photography like the aperture, shutter speeds, depth of field, and you know now how to use your camera. So what next?

    Photography is a skill that needs practice and experimentation. If you want to improve, like in every other discipline, you’ll need to work on it!

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    £75 £75

    7 students

    3h (10:00am)

  • Creative photography practice in London

     

    Our Creative Practice sessions are highly effective workshops that we recommend to all photography enthusiasts looking to enhance their technical and creative skills, and as an immediate follow-up for everyone who attended our beginner courses.

  • Portrait photography and studio lighting course

    Portrait Photography and Studio Lighting Course

    Fun and informative introduction to the fundamental elements of Portrait Photography with an emphasis on the importance of light and how to control it. An enjoyable one day workshop with plenty of hands-on practice shooting portraits in our studio.

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    £165 £165

    6 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Creative Studio Lighting with Flash

    Creative Studio Lighting with Flash

    A practical workshop for all photography enthusiasts wanting to learn how to use studio flash lights. Single flash light setup for a dramatic look, two lights, when to use reflectors, and even how to use colour gels to add an interesting twist.

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    £165 £165

    6 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Headshot photography course

    Introduction to Headshots Photography

    Everyone needs a headshot! Learn quick setups, avoid mistakes and get it right on camera. Learn how to shoot with natural light, and how to control lights in a studio or on a location. Connect, direct and pose your clients on set to create that perfect headshot.

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    £199 £165

    6 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Photoshop for photographers course

    Photoshop for Photographers Course

    Our Photoshop for Photographers course will give you an introduction to the basics of what is commonly termed “workflow”, being, in this case, the typical process from the point of uploading your images to your computer, all the way through the subsequent stages of post production.

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    £75 £75

    6 students

    4h (10:00am)

  • Lightroom for photographers course

    Lightroom for Photographers Course

    Have you taken hundreds of pictures on your last holiday trip? Do you wish you could edit and perfect your photos in a fast intuitive way, then efficiently organise and share them with your friends? Then our Adobe Lightroom for Photographers course is what you’re looking for!

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    £75 £75

    6 students

    4h (10:00am)

  • DSLR video course

    DSLR HD Video Course for Beginners

    This one day course is packed with tips and advice on how to correctly operate a DSLR camera and shoot a good-looking video. You will learn the principles of videography and how to explore and control the basic tenets of video exposure: camera aperture, shutter speed and sensitivity.

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    £199 £199

    4 students

    6h (10:00am)

  • Speed Lightroom - Portrait Retouching photography course

    Speed Lightroom – Portrait Retouching

    The general perception is that to retouch portraits, you must learn Photoshop. But If you are just starting out, it can be overwhelming. So in this short workshop, you will learn a simple Lightroom workflow and plenty of tips and tricks to retouch your images quickly and easily.

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    £75 £75

    6 students

    4h (10:00am)

  • One to one photography tuition

    One to One Photography Tuition

    A One to One photography tuition with an experienced professional photographer offers the best possible way to master your camera and to learn how to take better pictures. Every On to One course can be tailored to individual needs and to improve specific skills.

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  • Photography Gift Cards and Vouchers

    Photography Course Gift Vouchers

    Our digital photography course gift cards and vouchers are perfect presents to celebrate a Birthday, Fathers Day, Christmas or any other occasion. Whether complete novice or a keen hobbyist, we have photography courses to suit all levels of experience.

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  • Evening photography course

    4 Weeks – Evening Photography Course

    Are you passionate about photography, but stuck on the ‘auto’ and hoping for the best? Would you like to know what the different camera functions do, how to use them effectively and improve the quality of your photos? Then kick start your photography with our 4 weeks intensive course!

    Course details

    £199 £199

    7 students

    4 weeks 6:30pm-8:30pm

No camera? No problem!

we now offer – free camera hire

equipement needed for beginners dslr photography course

We have a variety of Nikon and Canon cameras and lenses including: Nikon D90, D3100, D5100 and Canon 550D and 600D