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.

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.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom training courseJune 2nd – Edit your photos with Adobe Lightroom. This course concentrates solely on Lightroom’s editing functions in the Develop module. No previous photo editing experience is necessary.

 

Beginners photography courses in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesJune 9thbeginners’ 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. Fully booked.

Moving water on a landscape photography course in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesJune 16th – landscape photography (intermediate level) in Lathkill Dale in the heart of the Peak District. Always a popular location with our clients, this beautiful dale offers plenty of subject matter at this time of year – including waterfalls and weirs for photographing moving water, impressive cliffs, ruined mine buildings and rare wild flowers.

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.

Learn to photograph moving water on a landscape photography course in the Peak District. Photo © Chris JamesJune 30th – beginners’ digital photography (part 2) – getting creative in the Peak District. 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.

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.

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. Two places available.

 

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 District. Suitable 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 the second half of the year are currently being prepared, and details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Our next beginners’ digital photography (part 1) courses are full day workshops designed to help you take control of your camera and get off the “all-auto” modes! We run at least one of these courses on nearly every month of the year at a variety of locations in Derbyshire, the Peak District and on the edge of SheffieldPart 1 of our beginners’ level courses is suitable for all makes and models of digital cameras – from compact “point and shoots” to digital slrs. Each course is limited to a maximum of 6 people, and everyone attending will receive a printed sheet listing the most important settings (and explaining exactly how to set them) for their particular make and model of camera.

A waterfall at the location in Derbyshire where Peak Digital Training is running a landscape photography course. Photo © Chris JamesPart 2 of our beginners’ level courses is where you can start to unleash your creativity!  This course is the second part of our digital photography courses for beginners, and the ideal follow-on for anyone who has already been on one of our beginners’ digital photography (part 1) courses. On these full day outdoor workshops, we concentrate less on basic camera settings, and more on the use of shutter speeds and lens apertures for creative effect. All of the course locations are carefully chosen to take advantage of some of the most spectacular subject matter that is available at the particular time of year – waterfalls, wild flowers, heather moorland, autumn colours etc. Each course is limited to 6 persons, and places cost £85.00 each. Tripods and filters are available for you to borrow at no cost, if necessary.

Abandoned millstones are one of the subjects on digital photography courses near Sheffield run by Peak Digital Training. Photo © Chris JamesFor more experienced photographers – or people who have already been on our beginners’ level courses – we run Peak District landscape photography courses throughout the year.  These intermediate level courses are limited to just 4 people, with places costing £85.00 each. They concentrate more on creative aspects of photography – such as composition rather than technical ones (those are covered more on our beginners’ level digital photography courses). Our landscape photography courses all involve a full day’s outdoor photography, in stunning locations in Derbyshire or the Peak District, chosen to be at their best at the particular time of year. They almost always include some waterfall or moving water photography, as well as other popular subjects such as abandoned millstones and gritstone edges, wild flowers, heather moorland and lead mining remains depending on the location and time of year. Tripods and filters are available for you to borrow at no cost, if necessary.

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