Travel Photography Course London

The Art of Travel Photography is a fantastic course if you’re keen to learn how to take great photographs during your holidays and travels.

Most of us cannot imagine going on a trip out of town, let alone an exotic holiday without taking a camera. Photographs not only allow us to share our travel experiences with others, but they help us remember where we were and how we felt. Without photographs all those breathtaking views, magical places and joyful moments would be gone forever, impossible to reproduce.

Yet all too often, we find that our photos fall short of our expectations. They may look fine on a small camera preview screen, but back home we find them blurry, over flashy or just plain boring. To make matters worse, we may never return to the place again.

If this has happened to you, if you feel disappointed with your photography and would like to improve your skills – then this course is for you.

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.

This course will transform the way you think about and take photographs during your travels.

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With groups no larger than 6 participants, we can guarantee that everyone will get a high level of attention and some personal tips!

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Learn the Art of Travel Photography in London

Our travel photography course normally runs from 10:00am till 4:00pm.

On this course you will learn and/or have an introduction to:

  • How your camera works and all the important buttons.
  • What are the different camera functions and how to set it up for best results.
  • How to manually take control of your aperture, shutter speed and ISO, so that you will be able to get your camera to do what you want.
  • How your camera sees light and how to cope with difficult and low light conditions.
  • How to take control of what’s in focus in your images using focus points.
  • How to set right depth of field, from portraits with blurred background to detailed landscape shots, by choosing the appropriate Aperture.
  • How to capture moving objects without blur, from children at play to sports and wildlife.
  • Colours – how to make sure they’re the colour you want them to be.
  • How to take advantage of your surrounding environment to create interesting images.
  • What is the best time of day to take pictures outdoors – “The Golden Hour”.
  • Get plenty of tips on how to compose fantastic shots.
  • Learn simple concepts and rules that will dramatically improve your photography: “rule of thirds”, “leading lines”, “filling the frame”, ..
  • Practical lens guide – choosing best lens for your travel needs, and which lenses will give you the desired creative effect.
  • What essential items you need in your DSLR travel kit.
  • How to clean and troubleshoot your camera.
  • Camera and equipment purchase recommendations.

This course not only explains the basic science and nature of photography, but also introduces lots of hands-on practical exercises during which you will learn how to control and combine all different camera functions creatively.

We will also discuss sample images revealing their photographic components such as aperture, shutter speed, ISO and light source used. Course attendees are welcome to bring along an image they would like to learn how to replicate.

At the end of the course we will provide comprehensive handouts and photographic cheat-sheets.

What to bring and camera suitability:

All DSLR, mirrorless compact systems and bridge cameras are suitable as long as they allow full manual control by selecting M on mode dial or through the camera menu.

As long as you are able to control the aperture, shutter speeds and ISO – you will enjoy your course! All the technical aspects of photography we will be talking about and the practical exercises will be relevant.

All mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Nikon, Canon etc.. are very welcome 🙂

If you’d like to double check your camera suitability before making a booking, please just give us a call on 020 8947 8118, or email

We offer free camera and lenses hire for the duration of the course. Tripods are not required.

Course key facts
Course level 1
beginner to intermediate
Group size
6 students
optimal tutor attention
1 day
10:00am – 4:00pm
St James’ Park, Southbank, Waterloo
Take advantage of our New Year 2022 SALE and Save £10 on all Travel Photography Courses!

Price £135 reduced now to £125

Offer valid until 31st January 2022.

All Gift Vouchers purchased during the sale event will be valid for 12 months.

Date Day Time Course Places Price
11 Jun 2022Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pmonly 1 left£135.00Book now
03 Jul 2022Sunday10:00 am - 4:00 pmonly 2 left£135.00Book now
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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 vouchers the very same day you order!

From Monday 21st December 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!

Just in case all vouchers purchased on Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd, Thursday 24th and Friday 25th December will also 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 Thursday 24th December delivery guaranteed.

Monday 21st December is the last date for 1st Class mail, and Wednesday 23rd December is the last day for an upgrade to Special Delivery Guaranteed for 24th December.

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 or call our studio on 020 8947 8118.