Beginners’ Photography Courses near Sheffield – Getting Off Auto Mode

Learn how to get off the “auto” mode and take control of your camera!

Saturday June 5th – 10.00am to 5.00pm. Only two places still available.

Saturday July 10th – 10.00am to 5.00pm

Saturday August 21st – 10.00am to 5.00pm

These practical one day courses are held outdoors and are each limited to a maximum of 5 places (to allow for adequate social distancing), costing £95.00 each. Please contact us to request a booking form, or if you need any further information about the course. 

The courses are held in the area around Fox House, on the edge of Sheffield, and are accessible by public transport.

Photographing a stream on a photography course for beginners near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesNo prior knowledge of photography is required for these courses – so they are ideal for people who have just bought their first dedicated camera and have only previously used a smartphone to take photos, as well as those who have only been using their camera in “auto” mode and would like to learn how to use it to its full potential. The course are not just for owners of digital slrs, but are suitable for any type of digital camera provided it can be used in other than “all-auto” or “scene” modes – whether it is a compact “point and shoot” camera, travelzoom, bridge, mirrorless, or dslr. Continue reading “Beginners’ Photography Courses near Sheffield – Getting Off Auto Mode”

Heather Landscapes Course near Sheffield

Saturday August 14th – 1.00pm to 9.00pm. Cost: £95.00 per person. 

Heather moorland near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesThis course is being held on the edge of Sheffield, in the area around Fox House and Stanage Edge, and is readily accessible by public transport from Sheffield. To make sure that you get plenty of individual attention and can have your questions answered (as well as to allow for adequate social distancing), numbers will be limited to a maximum of only four people. Please contact us here to request a booking form.

The course will run from early afternoon until just after sunset, and has been timed to coincide with what should be the peak of the heather season. The area has a wealth of subject matter for the landscape photographer, with high gritstone edges, abandoned millstones, a beautiful wooded valley with lots of little waterfalls, and natural rock outcrops as well as superb views over the Dark Peak for sunsets. Continue reading “Heather Landscapes Course near Sheffield”

Autumn Landscapes in the Peak District

Saturday, October 16th from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm. £95.00 per person. 

Autumn landscape photography course near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesThis intermediate level landscape photography course has been timed to take full advantage of the wonderful colours of autumn, and will be held on the moors above Hathersage in the Peak District (close to the border with Sheffield). The course is accessible by public transport.

This part of the Peak District offers a wonderful range of subjects – including waterfalls, colourful oak and birch woodlands, old millstone quarries, and natural gritstone outcrops. For those interested in close-up and macro subjects, there should also be plenty of interesting fungi at this time of year.

The course will start at 10.30 am, and run until 6.30pm – which is just after sunset time. To allow all participants to get plenty of individual attention and for adequate social distancing, this course will be limited to just four photographers, with places costing £95.00 each.

Please contact us if you would like to request a booking form to reserve a place on this course. Continue reading “Autumn Landscapes in the Peak District”

Peak District Landscape Photography Courses

Our next landscape photography courses in the Derbyshire Peak District will be taking place on the following dates (more dates will be added in the next few weeks):

Peak District landscape photography courses in Lathkill Dale. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday June 19th – midsummer landscapes in Lathkill Dale.

A full day’s course in one of the Peak District’s most beautiful valleys. Photographing moving water, rare wild flowers and dramatic limestone scenery. Limited to just 4 photographers – cost £95.00 per person. Fully booked.

Landscape photography course near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday August 14thheather landscapes course on the moors near Fox House.

This course has been timed to catch the heather when it is looking its best. Running from early afternoon up to and including sunset. Limited to just 4 photographers to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

Autumn landscape photography courses near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday October 16th – Peak District autumn landscapes course.

This course will run from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm, so it can include photography in golden hour and at sunset. It has been timed to catch the best of the autumn colours in the area around Fox House on the edge of SheffieldLimited to just 4 photographers to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

All these intermediate level courses are limited to just 4 people, allowing everyone to get plenty of individual attention, and to enable proper social distancing. Places cost £95.00 per person – click here to request a booking formor if you need any further information. 
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Next One Day Photography Courses in the Sheffield and Peak District Areas

We are pleased to announce that we are now running courses again. As a precaution against COVID, all these courses are being held OUTDOORS, and numbers are being kept low to ensure adequate social distancing. 

We also continue to offer one to one training either face to face or via video link. See here  for further details.

Here are the dates of the next digital photography courses we have planned in the Derbyshire Peak District and on the edge of Sheffield in the next few months. They are all one day courses, led by an experienced professional photographer with extensive local knowledge. You can read what some of our hundreds of clients have said about our courses here on Google.

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

Beginners' photography course in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday June 5thbeginners’ photography course near Sheffield.

A one day course in the area around Fox House, which will involve little walking. It will help you get your camera off the “all-auto” mode for more creative and reliable results, and is suitable for all makes and models of digital stills cameras. Limited to only 5 students to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Only 2 places still available.

Peak District landscape photography courses in Lathkill Dale. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday June 19th – midsummer landscapes in Lathkill Dale.

An intermediate level landscape course in one of the Peak District’s most beautiful valleys. Photographing flowing water, rare wild flowers and spectacular limestone scenery. Limited to just 4 photographers to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Fully booked.

Millstone on moorland near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday July 10thbeginners’ photography course near Sheffield.

A one day course in the area around Fox House, which will involve little walking. It will help you get your camera off the “all-auto” mode for more creative and reliable results, and is suitable for all makes and models of digital stills cameras. Limited to only 5 students to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

 

Peak District landscape photography course near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday August 14thheather landscapes course on the moors around Fox House.

An intermediate level landscape photography course on moorland on the edge of Sheffield, which has been timed to catch the heather when it is looking its best. Running from early afternoon until after sunset. Limited to just 4 photographers to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

Heather moorland on the edge of the Peak District near Sheffield. Photo © Chris JamesSaturday August 21st beginners’ digital photography course near Sheffield.

A one day course in the area around Fox House, which has been timed to catch the heather at its best and will involve little walking. It will help you get your camera off the “all-auto” mode for more creative and reliable results, and is suitable for all makes and models of digital stills cameras. Limited to only 5 students to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

Autumn landscape photography course in the Peak DistrictSaturday October 16th – Peak District autumn landscapes course.

An intermediate level landscape photography course timed to take full advantage of the wonderful colours of autumn, which will be held on the moors above Hathersage in the Peak District (close to the border with Sheffield). Running from 10.30 am to 6.30 pm, it will include photography in golden hour and at sunset. Limited to just 4 photographers to allow for adequate social distancing. £95.00 per person. Places available.

 

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

We are also able to offer one to one training either in person, or via video link.