Workshops

Nikon D850 Master Class Workshop, London, England

Nikon D850 Master Class Workshop, London, England

18th January 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. 

 

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

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

8th February 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

22nd - 26th April 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.

Skomer Island & Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Skomer Island & Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

22nd - 24th June 2020 - FULLY BOOKED, 25th - 27th June, 2020 - FULLY BOOKED & 29th June - 1st July 2020 - 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

13th - 22nd September 2020 - 1 PLACE AVAILABLE

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.

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.

 

Namibia

Namibia

14th - 23rd November 2020 - 3 PLACES AVAILABLE

Some of the most spectacular wilderness areas of the world are found in Namibia, a country that offers a diverse landscape with equally diverse wildlife, on a very grand scale. On this very special photographic adventure you will experience the unique landscape of Namibia, visiting two of Namibia’s scenic highlights, the Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, in the Namib Desert, before moving on to explore Etosha National Park, including the distinctive and dramatic Etosha Pan, the largest saltpan in Africa. Here you will have the opportunity of encountering a variety of the most common, as well as rare wildlife to be found in Africa, including, as a consequence of the rich nutrients in the soil, some of the largest elephants, as well as black rhino, lion and leopard. At the time of your visit it will be summer season, when in addition to the numerous indigenous birds, including ostrich, flamingos, and kori bustard, migratory visitors swell numbers even further to over 340 species.