Workshops

Want to learn creative techniques or cutting edge photo editing technology? We offer a great range of one and two day workshops that are open to all.

Workshops are open to members and non-members of the Society. Members receive a 25% discount on workshop prices.  If you are interested in a particular workshop but the course is full or there isn't a forthcoming date, please contact

learning@rps.org to express your interest in similar future workshops.  Please revisit this page regularly as new workshops are always being added. 

 

Online Courses:

Clifford Spooner

Macro and Art Course  

 

One and Two Day Workshops:

RPS IPE 161 Photography Talks

Catherine Hyland Gold Winner, Oli Kellett Bronze Winner and Thomas Duffield will be discussing how they tackle a project along with fascinating insight into the practicalities and importance of image selection, exhibiting/publishing and how this helps them tell their stories.

RPS IPE 161 Photography Talks →

Child Portrait Photography Workshop

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to take beautiful and natural images of children. Your tutor will be award winning portrait and social documentary photographer, Saraya Cortaville.

24th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Paint with Light

ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT
This course with photographer Claire Harper will cover all aspects of basic light painting from setting up your camera, focusing in the dark, equipment and basic kit, spinning the perfect orb, different light painting techniques and effects to create unique images including light painted portraits.

29th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Liverpool Architecture Photography Workshop

This workshop is aimed at photography enthusiasts with an interest in architectural and Interior photography. Tutor Craig Magee will help you develop key techniques relating to architecture and interior photography; with insight into approaches to framing and exposure techniques.

30th March 2019, Liverpool→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

30th & 31st March 2019, Lacock→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

FULLY BOOKED
This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

6th & 7th April 2019, Lacock→

Two Day Photoshop Workshop

This workshop aims to provide more experienced users with the knowledge and hands-on experience in techniques necessary to create, manipulate and edit professional quality images with skill and precision.

6th & 7th April 2019, Bristol→

Macro and Art Photography

The course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography and to enhance their technical and creative skills. It assumes working knowledge of a compact or SLR camera, and basic familiarity with image processing software such as Photoshop.

10th April 2019, Buckinghamshire→

How to shoot modern architecture, Jubilee Conference Centre

As part of this workshop tutor Martine Hamilton Knight DLitt(hon) will be demonstrating Tilt/Shift lenses, brings this technical way of shooting to life. You will leave with a collection of colourful, memorable images and lots of new skills to take to your future shoots.

12th April 2019, Nottingham→

Introduction to Lightroom

This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. Suitable for beginners.

13th April 2019, Bristol→

Printing with Lightroom

Learn how to get the very best results from your printer and Adobe Lightroom. Suitable for beginners.

14th April 2019, Bristol→

Beginners guide to Photoshop Composites with Clinton Lofthouse

Learn the methodology and Photoshop skills to blend fact with fiction and create amazing composite images that live up to your imagination. This is a full days workshop with a large ‘edit along’ practical section.

14th April 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

20th April 2019, Lacock→

Duo Dance Classic and Contemporary Lighting Workshop

FULLY BOOKED
In this new lighting workshop you will be working with two top professional dance models learning how to create lighting for Classic Ballet and Modern Dance techniques.

27th April 2019, Surrey→

Photographing landscape; whatever the weather with Tony Worobiec

The purpose of this course is to alert you to the potential of photographing landscape, irrespective of the weather conditions; it's all a matter of learning how to respond.

28th April 2019, Bristol→

Running Your Own Photographic Business

This two day workshop focuses on the financial, management and marketing considerations required when starting your own photography business. Suitable for new or established businesses.

29th & 30th April 2019, Bristol→

Smartphone Photography for Beginners

A relaxed and informative workshop with Jo Bradford, Author of the best-selling book “Smart Phone Smart Photography - Simple techniques for taking incredible pictures with iPhone and Android”.

4th May 2019, Bristol→

Photo Editing On Smart Phones & iPads

Jo Bradford delivers this relaxed and informative workshop for both Apple and Android users offering an insight into how to edit your photographs using a range of skills, tools and filters.

5th May 2019, Bristol→

Exhibition Quality Digital Printing

The workshop will be run by Tim Daly, you will learn how to create a colour managed workflow for producing exhibition quality prints using inkjet and digital c-type systems.

11th May 2019, Liverpool→

De-Stress with Photography

How to combine photography with positive psychology to develop happier, stress-free lives. Tutor John Humphrey FRPS.

15th May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to Photoshop

This workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for all levels of photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

19th May 2019, Bristol→

Street Photography - Spitalfields Market

This workshop is ideal if you want to explore street photography in any form, get inspired, learn appropriate techniques and spend time in London shooting and practicing these new found skills.

24th May 2019, London→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

25th & 26th May 2019, Lacock→

Child Portrait Photography Workshop

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to take beautiful and natural images of children. Your tutor will be award winning portrait and social documentary photographer, Saraya Cortaville.

26th May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Creative Techniques in Photoshop

A practical workshop to demonstrate the tools and techniques in Photoshop for producing distinctive and personal images. John Humphrey shows a range of approaches that enable you to apply your creative vision to photographs.

31st May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

A Sense of Place

Discover new ways of engaging with the landscape through the language of photography. This two-day workshop will provide practical tips and advice on photography technique with Benedict Brain.

1st & 2nd June 2019, North Wales→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

1st & 2nd June 2019, Lacock→

Car Photography Workshop at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu with James Mann FRPS

James Mann FRPS will be running this new workshop at the National Motor Museum, where he will be giving practical advice and top tips on how to get the best shot. Includes free entry to the Museum.

4th June 2019, Hampshire→

Advanced Lighting Workshop

This workshops is limited to 5 participants and will give the photographer a real experience of the pressures of setting up studio lighting and directing a model with limited time. By the end of the day you should feel confident with the skills you have gain to progress to doing this on your own.

8th June 2019, Kent→

Environmental Portraiture

This workshop is about approaches to portraiture on location. There will be plenty of practical photography, going out into the old market town of Wirksworth in small groups with Paul Hill MBE, Nick Lockett MA and Martin Shakeshaft MA

8th June 2019, Derbyshire→

The Landscape Photographers Calendar Workshop with Tony Worobiec FRPS

The purpose of this course is to inspire the participant to recognise that each month in the year offers wonderful opportunities for taking great photographs. It aims to be as broad as possible, and features not just pastoral landscape, but recognises that landscape should also embrace agricultural, coastal, industrial and urban locations.

9th June 2019, Bristol→

Slow-Mo Mojo

A one-day practical workshop with Benedict Brain on the art of slow-shutter speed photography. Neutral Density filters and tripods are a must, however, we will also experiment with notions of Intentional Camera Movement (ICM).

13th June 2019, Lyme Regis→

Two day Portraiture Workshop

Drawing inspiration from some of the most important and ground breaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.

13th & 14th June 2019, London→

Liverpool Architecture Photography Workshop

This workshop is aimed at photography enthusiasts with an interest in architectural and Interior photography. Tutor Craig Magee will help you develop key techniques relating to architecture and interior photography; with insight into approaches to framing and exposure techniques.

22th June 2019, Liverpool→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

22nd June 2019, Lacock→

Design and Develop a Photobook

This course with Tim Daly teaches you how to develop your photographic project into a eye-catching photobook.

22nd June 2019, Bristol→

Historical Architecture Photography Holme Pierrepont Hall

A great opportunity to access an amazing country house and gardens where you will explore composition, lighting, lens choices, artificial light and fill in flash - all to add mood/drama to your interiors, with guidance throughout.

28th June 2019, Nottingham→

Beginners guide to Photoshop Composites with Clinton Lofthouse

Learn the methodology and Photoshop skills to blend fact with fiction and create amazing composite images that live up to your imagination. This is a full days workshop with a large ‘edit along’ practical section.

4th July 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Street Photography - Spitalfields Market

This workshop is ideal if you want to explore street photography in any form, get inspired, learn appropriate techniques and spend time in London shooting and practicing these new found skills.

5th July 2019, London→

Introduction to Lightroom

This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. Suitable for beginners.

6th July 2019, Bristol→

Printing with Lightroom

Learn how to get the very best results from your printer and Adobe Lightroom. Suitable for beginners.

7th July 2019, Bristol→

Different Perspectives

This workshop, run by Paul Hill MBE, Nick Lockett MA, and Maria Falconer FRPS will appeal to those who have gone beyond the beginners’ stage and want a chance to immerse themselves in photography, and explore seeing and thinking photographically through challenges set by the tutors in the magnificent Peak National Park.

13th July 2019, Ashbourne→

Portraiture Photography and Getting the Most From Your Subject

This is a full days workshop that consists of a morning in the studio exploring the practicalities, skills and knowledge needed to take great portrait shots. The afternoon will be spent shooting with various light sources and light set ups in the studio

13th July 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to Photoshop

This workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for all levels of photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

14th July 2019, Bristol→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

20th & 21st July 2019, Lacock→

Introduction to your Digital Camera

Are you shooting only in auto button mode? Do you want to get more creative with your camera and understand its buttons and menu functions? If yes this is the workshop for you.

28th July 2019, Bristol→

Plant and Garden Photography

Stockton Bury is an undiscovered gem in deep in the Herefordshire countryside. The garden’s director is Tamsin Westhorpe, past editor of The English Garden magazine and one of the country’s leading horticulturalists.

23rd August 2019, Hereford→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

7th & 8th September 2019, Lacock→

Portraiture Photography and Getting the Most From Your Subject

This is a full days workshop that consists of a morning in the studio exploring the practicalities, skills and knowledge needed to take great portrait shots. The afternoon will be spent shooting with various light sources and light set ups in the studio

12th September 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Shooting Modern Architecture

The day will start with an in-depth classroom tutorial and then follow with a walking photographic tour through this stunning collection of urban buildings. With both interiors and exteriors, the challenges of lighting, weather, viewpoint, working with models and styling, you will learn how to execute memorable shots.

13th September 2019, Nottingham→

Introduction to Lightroom

This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. Suitable for beginners.

14th September 2019, Bristol→

Printing with Lightroom

Learn how to get the very best results from your printer and Adobe Lightroom. Suitable for beginners.

15th September 2019, Bristol→

Macro and Art Photography

The course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography and to enhance their technical and creative skills. It assumes working knowledge of a compact or SLR camera, and basic familiarity with image processing software such as Photoshop.

19th September 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Street Photography - Spitalfields Market

This workshop is ideal if you want to explore street photography in any form, get inspired, learn appropriate techniques and spend time in London shooting and practicing these new found skills.

20th September 2019, London→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

21st September 2019, Lacock→

Two Day Photoshop Workshop

This workshop aims to provide more experienced users with the knowledge and hands-on experience in techniques necessary to create, manipulate and edit professional quality images with skill and precision.

21st & 22nd September 2019, Bristol→

Child Portrait Photography Workshop

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to take beautiful and natural images of children. Your tutor will be award winning portrait and social documentary photographer, Saraya Cortaville.

22nd September 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

2nd & 3rd November 2019, Lacock→

Nightshoot

Explore the wonders of night time photography during this hands on evening photography workshop. You will learn various creative techniques for working in low light conditions and painting with light.

16th November 2019, Bath→

Exhibition Quality Digital Printing

The workshop will be run by Tim Daly, you will learn how to create a colour managed workflow for producing exhibition quality prints using inkjet and digital c-type systems.

16th November 2019, Liverpool→
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