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Unique Workshops and Tours

Unique Workshops and Tours Photography Workshop

Throughout the year I regularly hold workshops (and even overseas tours) that are not advertised on this website. The reason for this is that I occasionally come up with ideas that are completely unique both in terms of their location and format that have not yet been thought of by other photographers.

Places left    £40 upwards

Workshop Gift Vouchers

Workshop Gift Vouchers Photography Workshop

Workshop gift vouchers make a wonderful gift to a friend or loved one that enjoys photography and would like to spend time learning from a professional photographer with over 20 years experience.

Places left    £10 upwards

One to One

One to One Photography Workshop

One-to-one wildlife and landscape photography workshops are suitable for those of all levels, from absolute beginner to the more advanced. Aside from the technical aspects of photography, I will go through the thought process behind making creative images and how we, as photographers, break down a scene to make sense out of nature’s ‘chaos’. In short, to open your mind to the creative possibilities that abound when recording the natural world and for you to return home with visually stunning images.

Places left    £125-250

One to One for Beginners

One to One for Beginners Photography Workshop

Want to get to grips with using your digital compact or SLR camera? Ever wondered what all those buttons and symbols mean? What is ISO and how does it work? Can I use flash during the day or only at night and what picture quality setting should I use? These are all questions we ask ourselves when we first start using a camera but the manual's so thick and often difficult to understand that we just leave the camera on Programme setting.

Places left    £90 upwards

Bluebells and Orchids

Wednesday 29th April 2015

Bluebells and Orchids Photography Workshop

Late April through to early May is one of the best times of the year to experience Kent’s ancient woodlands and the plethora of wildflowers it harbours with bluebells, wood spurge, stitchwort and early-purple orchids all being potential photographic subjects.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £95

Bluebells and Orchids

Thursday 30th April 2015

Bluebells and Orchids Photography Workshop

Late April through to early May is one of the best times of the year to experience Kent’s ancient woodlands and the plethora of wildflowers it harbours with bluebells, wood spurge, stitchwort and early-purple orchids all being potential photographic subjects.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £95

Bluebell Photo Walk

Saturday 2nd May 2015

Bluebell Photo Walk Photography Workshop

One of the most beautiful sights, to be seen anywhere in Europe, is of a bluebell wood and one of the best places to experience one, is in Kent. The vibrant colours of the flowers themselves alongside the lime-green spring leaves provide a wonderful backdrop that has stirred the soul of millions as well as providing inspiration for countless poets, artists and photographers alike for hundreds of years.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £45

Leeds Castle: Spring Photo Walk

Friday 15th May 2015

Leeds Castle: Spring Photo Walk Photography Workshop

As Leeds Castle's exclusive photography tutor, join me on this short (2 1/2 hr) photo walk around the castle grounds and learn how to capture stunning close-ups of its spring flowers and wonderful waterfowl. 

Places left    £40

Orchid Photo Walk

Sunday 17th May 2015

Orchid Photo Walk Photography Workshop

The county of Kent is one of the strongholds of our target species, the Lady Orchid. This beautiful flower thrives in the South East and there is one site in particular that I have been visiting on a regular basis where several hundred can be found on grassy slopes and alongside tracks.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £40

Fishing boats on Dungeness beach

Sunday 24th May 2015

Fishing boats on Dungeness beach Photography Workshop

Situated along England's south-east coast, Dungeness beach is a truly unique location that really sets it apart from other UK destinations. This workshop will concentrate on the fishing boats, in particular those that are old and decaying that are to be found on the shingle banks which, along with the fishing huts, make for wonderful subjects for photography. 

Additional date below

Workshop Full    £49

Summer Flowers Photo Walk

Sunday 7th June 2015

Summer Flowers Photo Walk Photography Workshop

Emphasis on this workshop will be given to producing creative images of flowers by thoughtful consideration of viewpoint and the subject’s relationship with foreground and background elements. Although such things as lens selection and exposure will be covered, the intention of this workshop is to help you see the potential of a subject and produce something a little out of the ordinary that will make your images stand out from the crowd.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £40

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Leeds Castle)

Monday 8th June 2015

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Leeds Castle) Photography Workshop

Adobe Lightroom has firmly established itself as the 'go-to' software for processing and organising your images allowing you to rename, sort, apply metadata and make exposure adjustments non-destructively. On this workshop I will guide you through Lightroom 'my way' enabling you to organise, make adjustments and export your files in as little time as possible.

Register your interest with me, here, and be among the first to be notified when bookings are being taken by Leeds Castle.   

Places left    £65

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Elmley NNR)

Thursday 11th June 2015

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Elmley NNR) Photography Workshop

Adobe Lightroom has firmly established itself as the 'go-to' software for processing and organising your images allowing you to rename, sort, apply metadata and make exposure adjustments non-destructively. On this workshop I will guide you through Lightroom 'my way' enabling you to organise, make adjustments and export your files in as little time as possible, thereby freeing you up to spend more time taking photographs.

Workshop Full    £75

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Elmley NNR)

Wednesday 1st July 2015

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom (Elmley NNR) Photography Workshop

Adobe Lightroom has firmly established itself as the 'go-to' software for processing and organising your images allowing you to rename, sort, apply metadata and make exposure adjustments non-destructively. On this workshop I will guide you through Lightroom 'my way' enabling you to organise, make adjustments and export your files in as little time as possible, thereby freeing you up to spend more time taking photographs.

Places left    £75

Kew Gardens: Summer Colour Photo Walk

Thursday 30th July 2015

Kew Gardens: Summer Colour Photo Walk Photography Workshop

Learn how to photograph Kew's stunning array of summer blooms on this 3 hr Photo Walk and let Robert guide you though the techniques he employs to produce breathtaking images of flowers.

Places left    £60

Northern Lights and Autumn Colours of Lapland

Thursday 10th September 2015 - Wednesday 16th September 2015

Northern Lights and Autumn Colours of Lapland Photography Workshop

Lapland in autumn is a very special place indeed. There are few places in the Northern Hemisphere that can match the stark transformation from summer to autumn as visually as Lapland.

Register your interest for future tours

1 place left    £1395

Poland's Wild Carpathian Mountains in Autumn

Monday 5th October 2015 - Thursday 8th October 2015

Poland's Wild Carpathian Mountains in Autumn Photography Workshop

Join renowned nature photographer Marek Kosinski and me on this short break to the stunningly wild Carpathian Mountains in southeast Poland. We will head out early to capture mists in the valleys and lingering over the rivers and in the afternoons and evenings we will walk in the forests shooting autumnal scenes and capture never ending views from high vantage points. This is a part of the world few ever get to see and expereince. This is Europe at its most 'wild'!  

Places left    £515

Fishing boats on Dungeness beach

Sunday 18th October 2015

Fishing boats on Dungeness beach Photography Workshop

Situated along England's south-east coast, Dungeness beach is a truly unique location that really sets it apart from other UK destinations. This workshop will concentrate on the fishing boats, in particular those that are old and decaying that are to be found on the shingle banks which, along with the fishing huts, make for wonderful subjects for photography. 

Places left    £49

Kew Gardens: Autumn Colour Photo Walk

Friday 23rd October 2015

Kew Gardens: Autumn Colour Photo Walk Photography Workshop

Learn how to capture Kew in all its autumn glory on this 3 hr Photo Walk and let Robert guide you though the techniques he employs to produce breathtaking images of autumn leaves, trees and patterns in nature.

Places left    £60

Peak District in Autumn: 2 days

Tuesday 27th October 2015 - Thursday 29th October 2015

Peak District in Autumn: 2 days Photography Workshop

Over the last five years the Peak District has become one of my favourite locations for landscape photography. Indeed, as a result of those images I took on my first visit, I had an article published in Outdoor Photography magazine and have since held regular workshops to this region ever since. 

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £395

Peak District In Autumn

Friday 30th October 2015

Peak District In Autumn Photography Workshop

This one-day workshop will be held in the Dark Peak region of the Peak District National Park. We will photograph a beautiful beech and oak wood in full autumn colour with a delightful brook and small waterfalls and, after lunch, onto two gritstone Edges which offer superb views across the valley below. 

Places left    £85

Autumn Colours Photo Walk

Tuesday 3rd November 2015

Autumn Colours Photo Walk Photography Workshop

Autumn, along with spring, has to be my favourite season. With leaves and ferns changing from green to gold, mists and mushrooms, it makes for an incredibly atmospheric and evocative time of the year with no shortage of subjects to shoot!

Register your interest as I may add another date

Workshop Full    £50

Prague: City of a Hundred Spires

Tuesday 10th November 2015 - Thursday 12th November 2015

Prague: City of a Hundred Spires Photography Workshop

I would hazard a guess that there are few photographers (residing in the UK) more acquainted with Prague and Czech traditions than myself. Over the last 12 years I visited Prague on no fewer than 60 occasions photographing for my agents and my own library, as well as providing articles for magazines.

Register your interest for 2016

Workshop Full    £290

Prague: Date to suit

Prague: Date to suit Photography Workshop

Are you interested in visiting and photographing one of Europe’s most beautiful cities with a group of friends and/or family? With Robert as your guide (and photography tutor) you can be sure of capturing the very best that Prague has to offer from Charles Bridge and Old Town Square to lesser known spots where few tourists visit.

Places left    £250

Polish Wildlife in Winter

Saturday 6th February 2016 - Saturday 13th February 2016

Polish Wildlife in Winter Photography Workshop

With its primeval forests, rivers, wetlands and meadows, North East Poland is one of the most wildlife rich sites in Europe. We will photograph the iconic European bison, spend time in hides photographing birds of prey and stay at the world renowned Biebrza Marshes (Poland's largest national park) in search of elk.

 

1 place left    £1245

Finland in Winter

Sunday 21st February 2016 - Friday 26th February 2016

Finland in Winter Photography Workshop

For over 20 years Finland has been at the top of the list for so many wildlife photographers and for good reason, too! This country has everything - predators, raptors, unending views and that quintessential Finnish light. Highights of this incredible trip include photography of the majestic golden eagle, dipper, snowy landscapes and, if we are lucky, the northern lights!
Register your interest for future tours

Workshop Full    £1295