Workshops

Want to learn about traditional darkroom techniques or cutting edge photo editing technology? Need to learn how to sell your work through picture libraries or the practicalities of managing your own photographic business? We offer a great range of workshops that are open to all.

We offer photography workshops for all levels of photographers. From one and two day workshops covering different photographic practices like; portrait, digital (DSLR), landscape, wedding and wildlife, to traditional darkroom techniques and cutting edge photo editing technology (using Photoshop and Lightroom).  The RPS also provides courses in how to sell your work through picture libraries, or the practicalities of managing your photographic business.

Some of workshops take place at RPS headquarters in the historic city of Bath in the Southwest of England.  Bath has convenient connections from Bristol, Swindon, Reading, Cardiff and London.

Workshops are open to members and non-members of the Society. Members receive a 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. 

 

Cinematic Hollywood Beauty lighting made simple

This new course with International model Carla Monaco, will show you how to use lighting to get stunning and beautiful results

27th August 2016, Surrey→

Photographing landscape; whatever the weather with Tony Worobiec

FULLY BOOKED
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.

3rd September 2016, Bath→

Movement Photography Workshop

In this new workshop you'll first learn how to use different sorts of deliberate camera movement, with and without flash, to produce interesting, more creative images.

4th September 2016, Bath→

Wedding Photography Workshop

This workshop will concentrating on purely the photographic elements that would appeal to both the experienced wedding pros and to the beginner.

7th September 2016, Nottingham→

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.

7th September 2016, 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.

9th September 2016, Buckinghamshire→

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.

10 September 2016, Bath→

Printing with Lightroom

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

11th September 2016, Bath→

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.

12th September 2016, Nottingham→

Creative Dance Photography Lighting Workshop

FULLY BOOKED
In this Creative Dance Lighting workshop you will learn how to create multi-image and strobe effects as well as getting the opportunity to work alongside a top model and professional ballet dancer.

17th September 2016, Surrey→

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.

17th September 2016, Bath→

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

17th & 18th September 2016, 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.

18th September 2016→

Art Figure Painting With Light

The objective of this workshop is to learn how to create several different techniques for lighting a figure, this will include rim lighting, high key, low key silhouettes and projection lighting on the body.

24th September 2016, Surrey→

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.

24th September 2016, Lacock→

Wildlife Photography

This course is designed to give you an insight into how to photograph birds and mammals in their natural habitats.

25th September 2016, Bath→

How to Photograph Children and Babies Workshop

If you enjoy working with children but can't quite get the professional finish to make the big sales, then this course will help you achieve this.

25th September 2016, Lacock→

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.

26th & 27th September 2016, Bath→

A Beginners Guide to Product Photography.

A full days workshop that consists of a morning in the studio looking at the skills, practicalitiesand knowledge needed to be a product photographer. The afternoon will be spent shooting with various light sources and light setups in the studio.

29th September 2016, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to mindfulness, meditation and how this links to photography

The workshop will explore various procedures and techniques that can be used to help every photographer connect more fully with the present moment, the goal being to help restore peace and balance in our bodies and minds.

30th September 2016, Buckinghamshire→

Architectural and travel photography in and around Exeter

This workshop will take place in Exeter and Topsham, in what could be described as a combined architectural/travel photo shoot, shooting some of the old and modern buildings and street scenes.

1st October 2016, Exeter→

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.

1st & 2nd October 2016, Bath→

Portrait Photography and Getting the Most From Your Subject

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

7th October 2016, Buckinghamshire→

Better Digital Printing

Are you frustrated by inconsistent print quality? This course will show you a simple and effective way to get the results you want.

8th & 9th October 2016, 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.

10th October 2016, Bath→

Product Photography

This workshop gives a hands-on opportunity to enhance your photographic skills in shooting products for publishing on the web or other promotional material.

21st October 2016, Colerne near Bath→

Coastal Landscapes - Lyme Regis

The day will cover coastal landscape photography including harbour and beach scenes around Lyme Regis, Monmouth Beach to photograph some of the giant fossils and Charmouth coastal woodlands.

22nd October 2016, Dorset→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

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

22nd & 23rd October 2016, Lacock→

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.

31st October 2016, Nottingham→

Wedding Photography Workshop

This workshop will concentrating on purely the photographic elements that would appeal to both the experienced wedding pros and to the beginner.

9th November 2016, Nottingham→

Wildlife Photography

This course is designed to give you an insight into how to photograph birds and mammals in their natural habitats.

12th November 2016, Bath→

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.

12th November 2016, Bath→

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.

19th November 2016, Bath→

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

19th & 20th November 2016, Lacock→

Digital Photobooks

This course will teach you about page layout, captions and cover design as well as how to sequence you images, different paper qualities, book formats and costs.

20th November 2016, Bath→

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.

26th November 2016, Bath→

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.

26th November 2016, Bath→

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.

27th November 2016, Bath→

How to Photograph Children and Babies Workshop

If you enjoy working with children but can't quite get the professional finish to make the big sales, then this course will help you achieve this. -

27th November 2016, Lacock→

Nightshoot Photography

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

10th December 2016, Bath→
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