Photo Training

We regularly run our popular Photo Training courses teaching you the basics of photography.
Get to know your camera, which settings to use and how to set up your shots.
You’ll never shoot in auto mode again!

Contact Us for details of our next course date or visit our store to view available courses and book your place.




  • Course Content
    • The basics of the SLR camera.
      How it operates. Parts of the camera. How to change lenses etc. Getting to know YOUR camera.
    • Shooting modes
      Going through every type of shooting mode (P or Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual).
    • ISO
    • Creative Effects
    • Problem/scenario solving
      I pose a series of photographic scenarios that hopefully by this stage in the training, you will understand how to set up your camera to get the best results. You will never use your camera on Automatic again!
    • Practical
      We put the theory into practice. Using our surroundings you will use the techniques that we have discussed and make use of your new knowledge. Guidance throughout will ensure that you can repeat the techniques.
  • What you will get
    2-3 hrs (depending on location and group size) of personal tuition on how to use your SLR camera…in laymans terms. A Bigger Picture training workbook to take away which goes through all of the techniques covered (including examples of the creative techniques discussed). Also within the workbook is our ‘Quick Guide’. We find that attendees actually cut this out and take it in their camera bags with them so that they can refer to the ‘quick controls’ in any scenario at a glance.
  • What to bring
    You need your own SLR camera (or if you are thinking of buying one you can use one of ours). If you have your own tripod – bring it. We can provide a tripod if necessary at no extra cost. Warm outdoor clothes. We will provide the coffee (or cold drink if it’s hot!).

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