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.

Christmas gift voucher for photography training courses by Peak Digital TrainingAre you looking for a Christmas gift for a photographer in your life? One of our special Christmas gift vouchers might be just the ticket!

 

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. 

Peak District autumn landscape photography course run by Peak Digital Training. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday December 15thPeak District landscape photography course (intermediate level) near Fox House on the edge of Sheffield. Waterfalls, gritstone edges, millstones and a sunset too if we’re lucky! A full day outdoors in a beautiful area with plenty of subject matter – whatever the light conditions. Only two places still available.

Beginners' photography courses in Matlock Derbyshire. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday January 19th 2019 – 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. Held in the warmth and comfort of Tansley Village Hall, near Matlock in Derbyshire. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs. Fully booked.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom training course UKSaturday, January 26th 2019 – Getting Started with Adobe Lightroom. An introductory course to get you up and running with Lightroom, and show you how to import, organise, compare and select your images. Suitable for complete beginners. 

 

Millstones on moorland near Sheffield in the Peak District. One of the subjects on a beginners' photography workshop by Peak Digital Training. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday February 2nd 2019 beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative near Fox House on the edge of Sheffield. A full day on the moors, which will be divided between photographing waterfalls in a sheltered little valley, and other subjects such as the abandoned millstones and gritstone edges on the moors.

Beginners' photography courses in Matlock Derbyshire. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday February 9th 2019 – 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. Held in the warmth and comfort of Tansley Village Hall, near Matlock in Derbyshire. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom training course UKSaturday, February 16th 2019 – Edit your photos with Adobe LightroomThis course concentrates solely on Lightroom’s editing functions in the Develop module. No previous photo editing experience is necessary.

 

Waterfalls in Derbyshire on a landscape photography course run by Peak Digital Training. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday, February 23rd 2019 – Landscape photography course near Matlock in Derbyshire. A great location for practising long exposures with moving water. Some spectacular weirs, waterfalls and old mill buildings in a state of “romantic decay” – all in a very compact area requiring little walking.

 

Beginners' photography courses in Matlock Derbyshire. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday March 2nd 2019 – 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. Held in the warmth and comfort of Tansley Village Hall, near Matlock in Derbyshire. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

Waterfalls in a Derbyshire valley, where Peak Digital Training are running a photography course on composition. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday March 9th 2019 Using Composition to Make Better Photos. A mixture of classroom based learning in the morning and a photo walk in the afternoon, based in Tansley in Derbyshire. Suitable for all levels of photographers and all types of cameras – from phone cameras to professional dslrs.

Monsal Weir photographed on a landscape photography course in the Peak District © Howard OrridgeSaturday March 16th 2019 – beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative in Monsal Dale in the Peak District. 10.00am to 5.00pm. Photographing moving water at the spectacular weir for half the day, as well as other nearby subjects depending on the light.

Monsal Viaduct in Derbyshire is a superb location for the beginners photography course being run by Peak Digital TrainingSaturday, March 23rd 2019 Peak District landscape photography course in Monsal Dale. A spectacular weir to photograph in this beautiful dale, along with other nearby subjects.

Beginners' photography courses in Matlock Derbyshire. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday March 30th 2019 – 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. Held in the warmth and comfort of Tansley Village Hall, near Matlock in Derbyshire. Suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact cameras to dslrs.

Lathkill Dale where Peak Digital Training runs landscape photography courses. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday, April 13th 2019 Peak District landscape photography course in Lathkill Dale. A full day in this National Nature Reserve with a wealth of subject matter – including waterfalls, mining remains, spectacular cliffs, a cave and spring wild flowers. Always a very popular location with our clients!

Lathkill Dale in spring © Chris JamesSaturday April 20th 2019 – beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative in Lathkill Dale in the Peak District. Practice photographing moving water in this beautiful Nature Reserve, as well as spring flowers, abandoned mine buildings and spectacular limestone scenery.

If none of these courses are convenient for you, and you would prefer training on weekdays, why not book some bespoke one to one training at a time and place to suit you?

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Using Composition to Make Better Photographs

9th March 2019 9.30am to 5.00pm at Tansley, near Matlock in Derbyshire. Places cost £85.00 each.

Do you struggle to produce images that rise above the level of snapshots?
Are your photos technically sharp and well exposed but still “lacking something”?
Would you like to learn how to compose your pictures properly, rather than just “pointing and shooting”?

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Beginners Digital Photography Courses (Part 2) – Getting Creative

Saturday December 8th near Matlock in Derbyshire. 9.30am to 4.00pm. 

Saturday February 2nd 2019 near Fox House on the edge of Sheffield. 9.30am to 4.30pm. More details can be seen here.

Saturday March 16th 2019 in Monsal Dale in the Peak District. 10.00am to 5.00pm.

Saturday April 20th 2019 in Lathkill Dale in the Peak District. 10.00am to 5.00pm.

An Olympus mirrorless compact system camera on a beginners digital photography course run by Peak Digital Training. Photo © Chris JamesThese one day courses, (which are the second part of our beginners’ digital photography courses) will teach how you can start using your camera’s controls for more creative results. The course locations have been carefully chosen and timed  so that their range of subject matter is looking at its best. The courses will all feature photographing moving water (always one of the most popular subjects with our clients) so you can learn how to control sharpness and blur in your images for creative effect by your use of shutter speeds and lens apertures. We will have tripods and filters available for you to borrow if necessary.

See below for more details of each course. Places cost £85.00 each (not including lunch), and there will be a maximum of only 6 people on each course. Please contact us if you would like a booking form, or if you require further information about any of our courses.

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