Courses – 2021


Beginners' Photography

This course is designed specifically for people taking their first steps in photography. Whether you want to take photos of people, landscapes or architecture, this course will explain the fundamentals of photography to you.

The course comprises 9 lessons over 6 weeks.

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Cancellation and refund policy for all courses

Cancellations must be received via email in advance of the event.

The following cancellation charges apply:

  •    6+ weeks notice from start date: Full refund
  •    4-6 weeks notice from start date: 40% refund
  •    0-4 weeks notice from start date: No refund
  •    Failure to attend from start date: No refund


If you are unable to attend the course someone else may attend in your place at no additional cost.

All requests for substitutions must be received via email at least 24 hours before the course begins with the name, contact email and telephone number for the replacement student.

Courses cannot be deferrred to a later date.


Intermediate photography

Advance and consolidate your photography skills by learning new concepts and trying new types of photography. This course includes lessons in macro, studio and night-time photography.

The course comprises 6 lessons.

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Lightroom & Photoshop

This course is for complete beginners to photo editing software. It introduces you to Photoshop and Lightroom, clarifying their place in relation to each other. You will then learn and practise the key tools in each piece of software, utilising the most effective workflow to get the best from your images.



Landscape photography is one of the first styles that new camera owners try. It is also one of the most difficult to master. Bill will teach you how to evaluate the view before you using both technical and compositional skills and to discern the qualities that will make your shots better.

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Studio lighting

Flash and strobe lighting can seem overwhelming and complex but it really isn’t so. In this session, the different types of lighting will be explained and we will build several images from scratch in the studio. You will also learn how to pose friends and family and help them relax in front of the camera.

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1-2-1 private tuition

Whether it's a single concept or skill that you need a single session to help you resolve or you just want individual attention while you learn from the start, one-to-one tuition may be the right solution for you.

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