We've been passing on our photography knowledge and skills since 2005 and we've earned a reputation for enjoyable, high quality, competitively priced workshops.  You'll find us in 130 venues, so you won't have far to travel.

Explore Your Camera Part 1
Explore Your Camera Part 1 - Get off Auto

Get off Auto and unlock your camera's true potential on our best-selling workshop.  Better photographs in a day - learn how to photograph the things that matter to you, in images you can be proud of.  Book now to get your camera off Auto >> 

Explore Your Camera Part 2
Explore Your Camera Part 2 - Developing Skills

Unleash your camera's full potential.  Learn how to photograph movement, from waterfalls to sports and action and use all the key features of your camera for full creative control.  Book now to take full control of your camera >>

Wildlife Photography   Introduction to Portrait Photography
Wildlife Photography

Lots of wildlife photography workshops from big cats to birds of prey, British wildlife photo walks and masterclasses.  See all our wildlife workshops >>

Portrait Photography

A range of workshops including natural light, hot-shoe mounted flash, studio lighting and portrait masterclasses.  Choose your portrait workshop >>

Landscape Part 1   Close-up & Macro Photography Courses
Landscapes & Water

Whether you're new to the subject or wanting to develop your skills with expert help, we have a range of workshops and evening photo walks.    Find your landscape photography day >>

Close-up & Macro Photography

Capture the tiny world around you.  How to get sharp shots every time, from detailed close-ups to arty images.  Find out about accessories for even more magnification.   Book your workshop >>

Weddings   Composition
Introduction to Wedding Photography

Learn all the camera skills you'll need to take professional-looking wedding shots of your friends or family on this two-day workshop.   More >>

Composition - Get Creative

Transform your photos. Whether you're interested in landscapes, portraits or close-ups, this workshop will help you take stunning photographs.  More >>

Low Light & Fill Flash   Street Photography
Low-Light & Fill-In Flash

Learn how to use your camera & hot-shoe mounted flash to capture images in challenging lighting conditions and create atmospheric photographs. More >>

Street & Travel

An opportunity for you to spend a day developing the skills you have already learned, with further advice and help from our experienced tutors.   More >>

One-to-one Bespoke Days    Photography Training for Businesses 
One-to-One Bespoke Days

For a real treat you can have one of our experienced tutors to yourself for a day. This can be anything from an intensive photography day to a wildlife experience.  See our One-to-one Photography Days >>

Product & Lifestyle Photography

Learn how to produce your own images, in-house, from product shots to promotional materials for your website or literature.   We'll tailor your Business Photography Training >>



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Read what Photography for Beginners magazine reader Dan Stephenson had to say about his day on a GD workshop.
Photography for Beginners reader review


Choose your venue

We're in 130 superb venues in England (11 in London), Scotland & Wales.  See our map >>



Puma Cub

Image: GD tutor Peter Smart

We're delighted to offer a limited number of very special workshops at the Cat Survival Trust in Hertfordshire.  You can now photograph the new Puma cubs, as well as the Serval kittens that are growing up more >>



Saturday & Sunday - Weekend Workshops

Most of our workshops are run at weekends, from 10am to 4pm.

Canon EOS courses, Nikon, Panasonic, Sony, Olympus & all other brands

Our experienced tutors will show you how to get the best from your camera no matter what the make or model.