I hosted my first training course way back in 2012, since then I've held sell out wedding, landscape and business photography workshops around the UK and Europe including London, Paris, Venice and Graphistudio's amazing castle high in the Italian Dolomites.
My training courses are practical hands on photography and business days, teaching real world techniques which I use day in, day out in my own wedding photography business.
Wedding photography workshops and training courses are an ideal way of building your business, learning new techniques and styles as well as trying new creative ideas to add the wow factor to your wedding photography. Photography workshops and portfolio days are about taking photographs and during the day you’ll have plenty of time doing just that, hands on practical learning with expert tuition will ensure the new techniques you learn on a training day will be quickly remembered, allowing you to create your own stunning wedding photographs.
Winner of numerous national awards including The Societies Overall Photographer of the Year and the Guild of Photographers, Photographer of the year and three times winner of Wedding Photographer of the Year.
Wedding photography training days and workshops are full of real world advice and practical information to help you book, shoot and sell more weddings at your chosen price point. There are lots of wedding photographers and lots of wedding photography training courses out there, the courses offered by myself are designed to help you build your business and create your brand style with real world advice and methods of working we use day in day out.
The number of attendees are limited on each course, to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to photograph, learn and ask questions as I demonstrate my techniques, lighting and settings I use to create my wedding images. See below for more details of the training courses available.
One to one training days allow you to create a tailored training day to prioritise your requirements. Our agenda can include photography, flash, marketing, workflow, SEO, processing, sales album design, the list is endless.Available either individually or up to groups of four. Click here for more information or to book
Working in low light, cold temperatures and an early sunset, winter weddings can be the most challenging of all to photograph and create amazing images, on this workshop including after dark shoot we'll work with the light and I'll explain how I look for and find the ideal light, meter for awkward lighting and use flash on and off camera to create a number of signature wedding photographs.
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Join me in a wintery Glencoe and the surrounding Scottish Highlands in February for three days of Landscape photography. During the workshop I’ll be teaching techniques including long exposure with the use of filters, (supplied), creating HDR images, Multi image panoramic, focus stacking, editing in Lightroom and Photoshop and weather permitting we’ll also be light painting and creating astro photographs of the dark sky location. It’s an action packed three days. Click here for more information or to book.
February 8th 9th 10th £400
The stunning Lake District is our home for three days as we explore the stunning mountains and lakes photographing this amazing landscape.Over the three days we'll be covering the use of filters, long exposures, panoramic images and techniques for bracketing, focusing and composition as well as image critique and editing discussions. Click here for more information
Learn how we use our speedlites on wedding days with this hands on practical workshop including an after dark shoot with our bride and groom models. During the day we’ll discuss and demonstrate our off camera flash techniques, how we use video and natural light and on camera flash. No flash experience required. Click here for more information or to book
March 1st 2nd 3rd 2021 £400
Three days of landscape photography tuition in and around Snowdonia, Anglesey and North Wales. waterfalls, mountains, lighthouses and much more. During the three days we’ll be looking at various techniques including long exposure with filters, compositions, editing, exposure and focus as well as an informal image critique. Click here for more information or to book
May 12th and 13th 2021 £375
We begin our two day workshop in the afternoon of day one in central London, photographing our bride and groom models through sunset and into darkness we’ll take in several key landmarks and iconic locations as backdrops to our images whilst I demonstrate with hands on time my evening photography techniques and methods of work. On the second day well hone those skills further with a day time photography training session using multiple flashes, modifiers, gels and more. We’ll aim to finish on day two around 4PM Click here for more information or to book.
Two full days of wedding photography training in the stunning Lake District. Exploring the northern lakes with our bride and groom models we'll be taking in some of the best views and landscapes around as we work on lighting, pose and composition. A full hands on 2 days of training and photography to further increase your knowledge and create amazing photographs.
A day of wildlife photography as we capture Kingfishers in their natural environment, starting with static perched images we'll progress onto high speed diving action and also underwater images to create amazing and unique photographs of these magnificent birds under the water.
Just outside of Hawes in North Yorkshire our Red Squirrel photography days include access to two purpose built hides and natural woodland settings. During the day we'll create images amongst the natural perches, dry stone all, reflection pool and also create high speed and dramatic jumping images as the Red Squirrels jump towards your camera.
Our fifth year hosting a workshop at the amazing Castello Ceconi. Located around 90 minutes north of Venice in the foot hills of the Italian Dolomites the stunningly restored castle is our home for the week. With a fully packed agenda or training and photography including bride and groom, pre-wedding shoot, lighting, business classes, night shoots and astro photography. An inspirational and exhausting week of learning and fun. Click here for more information or to book.
"Through both photography and business training, Chris' courses have enabled me to develop my weekend photography business into a full time career" Angela W
Hi there, thanks for taking a look at the website and training courses, if you'd like any more information or have any questions I'd be pleased to help, pop a message below and I'll reply as quickly as possible