Next one day photography courses in the Peak District and Sheffield area

Here are the dates for our next digital photography courses in the Derbyshire Peak District and on the edge of Sheffield for the next few months. They are all one day courses, in small groups (with a maximum of only 4 or 6 people), led by an experienced professional photographer with extensive local knowledge. You can read what some of our clients have said about our courses here on Google.

More course dates are added on a regular basis, so if you would like to be kept informed of all the training courses we are running as soon as they are announced, please sign up to our newsletter.

You can contact us here to request a booking form for any of our training courses listed below. Just click on the links for more information about individual courses.

Photographing a stream on a photography course for beginners near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesJune 23rdbeginners’ digital photography (part 1) – getting off auto near Sheffield. An entry level course designed to get you off auto mode and take control of your camera. It is held near Fox House on the edge of Sheffield, and is accessible by public transport. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs. Places still available.

Beginners photography courses in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesJuly 7th – beginners’ digital photography (part 1) – getting off auto. The first part of our beginners’ level courses is designed to help you take control of your camera, and get you off the “all-auto” mode. It is held at a fantastic rural location in the Peak District. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs. Only one place available.

Learn to photograph moving water on a landscape photography course in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesJuly 21st landscape photography in Monsal Dale in the Peak District (intermediate level). A full day outdoors divided between photographing moving water at the impressive weir in Monsal Dale, and other subjects in the nearby area (to be decided on the day). Easy walking, and lunch in a local pub.

Heather moorland near Sheffield. Photo © Chris James

July 28th – beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative near Sheffield. Part 2 of our beginners’ level course is a full day’s photography on the moors near Fox House, just as the heather is beginning to flower. Learn how to start using your camera more creatively. Fully booked.

 

Beginners photography courses in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesAugust 4thbeginners’ digital photography (part 1) – getting off auto. The first part of our beginners’ level courses is designed to help you take control of your camera, and get you off the “all-auto” mode. It is held at a fantastic rural location in the Peak DistrictSuitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

Heather moorland on the edge of Sheffield © Chris JamesAugust 11thlandscape photography on the moors near Fox House on the edge of Sheffield (intermediate level). A full day out on the moors, timed to capture the heather at its peak. Little walking required, and a wide range of subjects including waterfalls, abandoned millstones and gritstone rock formations. The course is accessible by public transport from Sheffield.

Millstone on moorland near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesAugust 18th –  beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative near Sheffield. Learn how to start using your camera more creatively on part 2 of our beginners’ level course. A full day’s photography on the moors near Fox House, when the heather should be looking at its best. The course is accessible by public transport from Sheffield.

 

Ruined Peak District mine building. Photo © Chris JamesSeptember 1stbeginners’ digital photography (part 1) – getting off auto. The first part of our beginners’ level courses is designed to help you take control of your camera, and get you off the “all-auto” mode. It is held at a fantastic rural location in the Peak DistrictSuitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

Learn to photograph moving water on a landscape photography course in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesSeptember 22ndbeginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative in the Peak District. A full day’s outdoor photography learning how to photograph moving water at the impressive weir in Monsal Dale, and at other nearby locations.

A derelict building in a Peak District location used for photography courses by Peak Digital Training

October 6thbeginners’ digital photography (part 1) – getting off auto. The first part of our beginners’ level courses is designed to help you take control of your camera, and get you off the “all-auto” mode. It is held at a fantastic rural location in the Peak DistrictSuitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

 

Peak District building lit by flash at night - at the location being used by Peak Digital Training for a night photography courseOctober 20thsunset and beyond: low light and night photography. An advanced level course on low light photography being held at a secluded Peak District location with relatively little light pollution. Timed to coincide with an almost full moon.

More courses for September onwards are currently being prepared, and details will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Beginners’ Digital Photography Courses near Sheffield

These courses are being held in the Peak District close to Fox House on the edge of Sheffield, and are accessible by public transport. Each course is limited to a maximum of 6 people, with places costing £85.00 per person.

See here for details of what is covered on each part of our beginners’ photography courses.

Beginners’ Digital Photography (Part 1) – Getting off Auto Mode. 

Photographing a stream on a photography course for beginners near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday June 23rd – 10.00am to 5.00pm. Places still available.

A full day outdoors learning how to take control of your camera, what the various menu items mean, and exactly how to set them. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras.

We are also running this course from May to October every month in the Peak District near Bakewell. See here for further details of our beginners’ photography courses in the Peak District.

Beginners’ Digital Photography (Part 2) – Getting Creative.

Saturday July 28th – 10.00am to 5.00pm. A day out on the moors just as the heather is beginning to turn them purple. Fully booked.

Saturday August 18th – 10.00am to 5.00pm. Timed to capture the heather when it is in full bloom.

Heather moorland near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesBoth of these courses are located in an area which has some of the best heather moorland in the whole of the Peak District. Half of each day will be spent photographing abandoned millstones, rock formations and gritstone edges with the purple heather adding extra interest to our images, and for the rest of the time we will be down in a beautiful little valley photographing moving water and waterfalls using long exposure techniques.

A tripod will be necessary for these courses, but we will be able to lend you one if you don’t already own one. Filters will also be available to borrow on the day.

We also run this course in other parts of Derbyshire and the Peak District. You can see more details of all our beginners’ digital photography (part 2) courses here.

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