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 Your Workshop >> 

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 Your Workshop >>

Our Range of Themed Workshops & Experiences
Wildlife Photography   Close-up & Macro Photography Courses
Wildlife Photography

Choose from a variety of wildlife photography workshops from big cats to birds of prey, wildlife photo walks and masterclasses.  More >>

Close-up & Macro Photography

Capture the tiny world around you.  How to get sharp shots every time, and find out about accessories for even more magnification.   More >>

Introduction to Portrait Photography   Weddings
Portrait Photography

Choose from natural light, hot-shoe mounted flash, studio lighting and portrait masterclasses.  More >>

Introduction to Wedding Photography

Learn to take professional-looking wedding shots of your friends or family.   More >>

Landscape Part 1   Composition
Landscapes & Water

Choose from our introductory day to residential workshops and photo walks.    More >>

Composition - Get Creative

Learn the artistic side of photography to transform your photos whether you use a compact or a DSLR. 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 >>

Photography for Businesses

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