Workshops

Want to learn creative techniques or cutting edge photo editing technology? We offer a great range of one and two day workshops that are open to all.

Workshops are open to members and non-members of the Society. Members receive a 25% discount on workshop prices.  If you are interested in a particular workshop but the course is full or there isn't a forthcoming date, please contact

learning@rps.org to express your interest in similar future workshops.  Please revisit this page regularly as new workshops are always being added. 

 

Online Courses:

Clifford Spooner

Macro and Art Course  

 

One and Two Day Workshops:

Two day Portraiture Workshop

Drawing inspiration from some of the most important and ground breaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.

24th & 25th January 2019, London→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

26th & 27th January 2019, Lacock→

Introduction to your Digital Camera

Are you shooting only in auto button mode? Do you want to get more creative with your camera and understand its buttons and menu functions? If yes this is the workshop for you.

2nd February 2019, Bristol→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

2nd & 3rd February 2019, Lacock→

Introduction to Photoshop

This workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for all levels of photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

3rd February 2019, Bristol→

Macro and Art Photography

The course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography and to enhance their technical and creative skills. It assumes working knowledge of a compact or SLR camera, and basic familiarity with image processing software such as Photoshop.

6th February 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Advanced Lighting Workshop

This workshops is limited to 5 participants and will give the photographer a real experience of the pressures of setting up studio lighting and directing a model with limited time. By the end of the day you should feel confident with the skills you have gain to progress to doing this on your own.

9th February 2019, Kent→

Introduction to Lightroom

This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. Suitable for beginners.

9th February 2019, Bristol→

Printing with Lightroom

Learn how to get the very best results from your printer and Adobe Lightroom. Suitable for beginners.

10th February 2019, Bristol→

De-Stress with Photography

How to combine photography with positive psychology to develop happier, stress-free lives. Tutor John Humphrey FRPS.

13th February 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Studio Lighting Cosplay - Intensive

This workshop will be limited to 6 people to allow you extra time and opportunities to pose, light and create stunning images. Tutor Jon Gray will be teaching how to create a variety of different styles moods and atmospheres with edgy, lighting effects.

16th February 2019, Surrey→

Two Day Photoshop Workshop

This workshop aims to provide more experienced users with the knowledge and hands-on experience in techniques necessary to create, manipulate and edit professional quality images with skill and precision.

16th & 17th February 2019, Bristol→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

23rd February 2019, Lacock→

Portraiture Photography and Getting the Most From Your Subject

This is a full days workshop that consists of a morning in the studio exploring the practicalities, skills and knowledge needed to take great portrait shots. The afternoon will be spent shooting with various light sources and light set ups in the studio

7th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Hollywood Lighting Workshop

Jon Gray will be showing you how to create stunning but simple beauty lighting techniques.

9th March 2018, Surrey→

Nightshoot

Explore the wonders of night time photography during this hands on evening photography workshop. You will learn various creative techniques for working in low light conditions and painting with light.

9th March 2019, Bath→

Shooting For Stock

This workshop is aimed at helping you to get the most from your images with the potential to licence and sell them through image libraries & other stock suppliers. It will show you how you can make your images more competitive and be more productive when shooting.

11th March 2019, Bristol→

Learn the Secrets of Car Photography with James Mann FRPS

This workshop offers a unique opportunity to anyone with an interest in seeing the usually secret side of car photography.

13th March 2019, London→

Two day Portraiture Workshop

Drawing inspiration from some of the most important and ground breaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.

14th & 15th March 2019, London→

Street Photography - Spitalfields Market

This workshop is ideal if you want to explore street photography in any form, get inspired, learn appropriate techniques and spend time in London shooting and practicing these new found skills.

22nd March 2019, London→

Child Portrait Photography Workshop

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to take beautiful and natural images of children. Your tutor will be award winning portrait and social documentary photographer, Saraya Cortaville.

24th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

How to Become a Destination Wedding Photographer

This workshop is ideal if you are an existing photographer wanting to transition into destination weddings, or want an insight into this fascinating sector of the wedding photography business.

28th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Paint with Light

This new course with photographer Claire Harper will cover all aspects of basic light painting from setting up your camera, focusing in the dark, equipment and basic kit, spinning the perfect orb, different light painting techniques and effects to create unique images including light painted portraits.

29th March 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Liverpool Architecture Photography Workshop

This workshop is aimed at photography enthusiasts with an interest in architectural and Interior photography. Tutor Craig Magee will help you develop key techniques relating to architecture and interior photography; with insight into approaches to framing and exposure techniques.

30th March 2019, Liverpool→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

30th & 31st March 2019, Lacock→

Two Day Wedding Workshop

This introductory workshop is for all those wanting to learn more about how to take great wedding photographs and the basics of starting a business

6th & 7th April 2019, Lacock→

Two Day Photoshop Workshop

This workshop aims to provide more experienced users with the knowledge and hands-on experience in techniques necessary to create, manipulate and edit professional quality images with skill and precision.

6th & 7th April 2019, Bristol→

Macro and Art Photography

The course is for anyone who is looking for new directions for their photography and to enhance their technical and creative skills. It assumes working knowledge of a compact or SLR camera, and basic familiarity with image processing software such as Photoshop.

10th April 2019, Buckinghamshire→

How to shoot modern architecture, Jubilee Conference Centre

As part of this workshop tutor Martine Hamilton Knight DLitt(hon) will be demonstrating Tilt/Shift lenses, brings this technical way of shooting to life. You will leave with a collection of colourful, memorable images and lots of new skills to take to your future shoots.

12th April 2019, Nottingham→

Duo Dance Classic and Contemporary Lighting Workshop

In this new lighting workshop you will be working with two top professional dance models learning how to create lighting for Classic Ballet and Modern Dance techniques.

13th April 2019, Surrey→

Introduction to Lightroom

This course provides an introduction to Lightroom’s organisational, editing and printing tools and is suitable for a beginner. Suitable for beginners.

13th April 2019, Bristol→

Printing with Lightroom

Learn how to get the very best results from your printer and Adobe Lightroom. Suitable for beginners.

14th April 2019, Bristol→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

20th April 2019, Lacock→

Photographing landscape; whatever the weather with Tony Worobiec

The purpose of this course is to alert you to the potential of photographing landscape, irrespective of the weather conditions; it's all a matter of learning how to respond.

28th April 2019, Bristol→

Running Your Own Photographic Business

This two day workshop focuses on the financial, management and marketing considerations required when starting your own photography business. Suitable for new or established businesses.

29th & 39th April 2019, Bristol→

Exhibition Quality Digital Printing

The workshop will be run by Tim Daly, you will learn how to create a colour managed workflow for producing exhibition quality prints using inkjet and digital c-type systems.

11th May 2019, Liverpool→

Advanced Lighting Workshop

This workshops is limited to 5 participants and will give the photographer a real experience of the pressures of setting up studio lighting and directing a model with limited time. By the end of the day you should feel confident with the skills you have gain to progress to doing this on your own.

11th May 2019, Kent→

Smartphone Photography for Beginners

A relaxed and informative workshop with Jo Bradford, Author of the best-selling book “Smart Phone Smart Photography - Simple techniques for taking incredible pictures with iPhone and Android”.

11th May 2019, Bristol→

De-Stress with Photography

How to combine photography with positive psychology to develop happier, stress-free lives. Tutor John Humphrey FRPS.

15th May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to Photoshop

This workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for all levels of photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

19th May 2019, Bristol→

Street Photography - Spitalfields Market

This workshop is ideal if you want to explore street photography in any form, get inspired, learn appropriate techniques and spend time in London shooting and practicing these new found skills.

24th May 2019, London→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

A workshop for beginners that covers all you need to know about taking great images in a studio environment.

25th & 26th May 2019, Lacock→

Child Portrait Photography Workshop

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to take beautiful and natural images of children. Your tutor will be award winning portrait and social documentary photographer, Saraya Cortaville.

26th May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Creative Techniques in Photoshop

A practical workshop to demonstrate the tools and techniques in Photoshop for producing distinctive and personal images. John Humphrey shows a range of approaches that enable you to apply your creative vision to photographs.

31st May 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Environmental Portraiture

This workshop is about approaches to portraiture on location. There will be plenty of practical photography, going out into the old market town of Wirksworth in small groups with Paul Hill MBE, Nick Lockett MA and Maria Falconer FRPS

8th June 2019, Derbyshire→

The Landscape Photographers Calendar Workshop with Tony Worobiec FRPS

The purpose of this course is to inspire the participant to recognise that each month in the year offers wonderful opportunities for taking great photographs. It aims to be as broad as possible, and features not just pastoral landscape, but recognises that landscape should also embrace agricultural, coastal, industrial and urban locations.

9th June 2019, Bristol→

Two day Portraiture Workshop

Drawing inspiration from some of the most important and ground breaking photographers, you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture.

13th & 14th June 2019, London→

Liverpool Architecture Photography Workshop

This workshop is aimed at photography enthusiasts with an interest in architectural and Interior photography. Tutor Craig Magee will help you develop key techniques relating to architecture and interior photography; with insight into approaches to framing and exposure techniques.

22th June 2019, Liverpool→

Art Nude Photography Workshop

The course is suitable for photographers wishing to learn about controlled lighting and working with a nude model to producing high quality photographs. The techniques are also suitable for pregnancy and maternity photography.

22nd June 2019, Lacock→

Design and Develop a Photobook

This course teaches you how to develop your photographic project into a eye-catching photobook.

22nd June 2019, Bristol→

Historical Architecture Photography Holme Pierrepont Hall

A great opportunity to access an amazing country house and gardens where you will explore composition, lighting, lens choices, artificial light and fill in flash - all to add mood/drama to your interiors, with guidance throughout.

28th June 2019, Nottingham→

Introduction to Photoshop

This workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for all levels of photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

14th July 2019, Bristol→

Introduction to your Digital Camera

Are you shooting only in auto button mode? Do you want to get more creative with your camera and understand its buttons and menu functions? If yes this is the workshop for you.

28th July 2019, Bristol→

Shooting Modern Architecture

The day will start with an in-depth classroom tutorial and then follow with a walking photographic tour through this stunning collection of urban buildings. With both interiors and exteriors, the challenges of lighting, weather, viewpoint, working with models and styling, you will learn how to execute memorable shots.

13th September 2019, Nottingham→

Nightshoot

Explore the wonders of night time photography during this hands on evening photography workshop. You will learn various creative techniques for working in low light conditions and painting with light.

16th November 2019, Bath→

Exhibition Quality Digital Printing

The workshop will be run by Tim Daly, you will learn how to create a colour managed workflow for producing exhibition quality prints using inkjet and digital c-type systems.

16th November 2019, Liverpool→