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:

Mindfulness, Meditation and 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.

14th November 2018, Buckinghamshire→

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.

17th November 2018, Liverpool→

Two Day Photoshop Workshop

FULLY BOOKED
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.

17th & 18th November 2018, Bath→

Developing Personal Projects and Storytelling with Ben Cherry

This workshop is ideal if you want the skills to plan and develop your own personal projects, develop your story telling ability and equip yourself with ideas on how to market and tell the world about your story.

21st November 2018, 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.

23rd November 2018, Buckinghamshire→

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.

24th November 2018, Bath→

Introduction to the Creative Eye

In this course you will learn how to see the photographic potential of the world around you, how to compose pictures that have much more impact and interest, and how to enhance your images using easy editing techniques in Photoshop.

24th November 2018, Bath→

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.

28th November 2018, Buckinghamshire→

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.

8th December 2018, Lacock→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

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→