Workshops

Nikon D850 Master Class Workshop, London, England

Nikon D850 Master Class Workshop, London, England

26th September 2020 - FULLY BOOKED

Continuing his highly successful series of photographic seminars and workshops, Simon has prepared this highly practical, one-day workshop to help you make the most of the Nikon D850 camera, irrespective of your level of photographic knowledge and experience. Considered by many to still be the finest D-SLR in its class, even two years after its introduction, Simon will explain how to optimise the performance of the D850 through appropriate selection of settings for functions and features such as, autofocus, through-the-lens metering, electronic shutter control, Live View and, many more. By developing your understanding of the D850 through practical demonstration with your own camera, Simon will enable you to use it to best effect. 

Raptor Rapture, The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover, Hampshire, England

Raptor Rapture, The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover, Hampshire, England

9th October 2020 - 3 PLACES AVAILABLE

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a conservation charity and award winning visitor centre dedicated to work in the fields of conservation, education, rehabilitation and the research of birds of prey. Set in 22-acres (9-hectares) of woodland and wildflower meadows, there are over 150 birds of prey on display representing species endemic to the UK and many more from farther afield. Led by Simon Stafford this one-day workshop has been arranged to provide you with an exclusive opportunity to photograph a variety of birds of prey, including eagles, hawks and owls, in both natural sets and free flight.

 

Nikon Z 7 & Z 6 Master Class Workshop, London, England

Nikon Z 7 & Z 6 Master Class Workshop, London, England

24th October 2020 - FULLY BOOKED

Continuing his highly successful series of photographic seminars and workshops, Simon has prepared this highly practical, one-day workshop to help you make the most of the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 cameras, irrespective of your level of photographic knowledge and experience.Much has been written about these cameras during the short time they have been available; regrettably some of this commentary has created misunderstanding and confusion about their relative capabilities.Simon will provide clarity; he will explain how to optimise the performance of the Z 7 and Z 6 through appropriate selection of settings for functions and features such as, autofocus, through-the-lens metering, sensor based Vibration Reduction, electronic shutter control, electronic viewfinder and monitor screen displays and, many more. By developing your understanding of the Z 7 and Z 6 through practical demonstration with your own camera, Simon will enable you to use them to best effect.

Captivating Camargue, France

Captivating Camargue, France

21st - 25th October 2020 - PLACES AVAILABLE

The thrill of photographing the world renown Wild White Horses of the Camargue running through the shallow waters of the marshes, and galloping in the surf of the Mediterranean Sea is a dream come true for any photographer passionate about wildlife; however, the excitement does not stop there, as in addition to a variety of shoots with the horses you will also photograph a herd of imposing Black Camargue Bulls being driven by a team of Gardians and stunning Camargue birdlife, including flocks of Pink Flamingos as they take flight in formation at sunrise.

 

Raptor Rapture, The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover, Hampshire, England

Raptor Rapture, The Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover, Hampshire, England

23rd April 2021 - 4 PLACES AVAILABLE

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a conservation charity and award winning visitor centre dedicated to work in the fields of conservation, education, rehabilitation and the research of birds of prey. Set in 22-acres (9-hectares) of woodland and wildflower meadows, there are over 150 birds of prey on display representing species endemic to the UK and many more from farther afield. Led by Simon Stafford this one-day workshop has been arranged to provide you with an exclusive opportunity to photograph a variety of birds of prey, including eagles, hawks and owls, in both natural sets and free flight.

Skomer Island & Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Skomer Island & Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

21st - 23rd June 2021 - FULLY BOOKED, 24th - 26th June, 2021 - FULLY BOOKED & 28th - 30th June 2021 - FULLY BOOKED

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Wales, is an area of outstanding natural beauty ideally suited for both wildlife and landscape photography. Over the course of this workshop we will visit a selection of the prime locations the region has to offer, including the world renown Skomer Island, so you can enjoy an opportunity for some exciting and rewarding outdoor photography. Skomer Island National Nature Reserve is home to a plethora of sea bird colonies, which will be of particular interest, especially the iconic Puffin, as the workshop has been timed to coincide with them coming ashore carrying sandeels to feed their young. Other bird species you will be able to observe and photograph include, Razorbill, Guillemot, Kittywake, Fulmar, and Gannet.

South Luangwa Valley, Zambia

South Luangwa Valley, Zambia

14th - 21st September 2021 - FULLY BOOKED

Considered by many to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, Zambia offers the opportunity for an incredible photographic safari.  The concentration of animals in the South Luangwa National Park is among the most intense in Africa; it is home to sixty species of mammals, including elephant, lion, zebra, giraffe, wild dog, buffalo, hippo and antelope, and has a reputation of being one of the best places in Africa to see leopard.  It is well known for its diverse birdlife, including colonies of colourful southern carmine bee-eaters; a summer migrant, which arrives during in late August and early September, where they gather in their hundreds at their breeding sites on the steep sandy banks of the Luangwa River.