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Somerset Photography Courses

The following websites offer a range of photography courses and workshops in the Somerset area including:


  • Architecture & street photography courses in Bath

  • Nature & wildlife photography courses

  • Landscape photography courses

  • Steam train photography

  • Photography tours

  • Learning the basics

  • Plus many more genres

Somerset photography courses cater for the absolute beginner through to the more experienced professional. Places of interest include Glastonbury, Exmoor National Park, Wells, Kilve Steps and Nornen Beach Shipwreck to name but a few!

If you're keen to get learning then you can also visit our tutorial pages here. There's a great selection of free videos available covering a range of genre and topics.

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Somerset photography courses


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Ian Wade Photography

Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire

Ian offers Bristol and Somerset premier photography workshops and at affordable prices. He has run workshops in the South West for over 10 years. This gives him a wealth of knowledge not only in photography but in great locations for landscapes and wildlife.

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Don Bishop Photography

Devon, Dorset, Somerset

I offer 1-2-1 tuition days on landscape photography in the west country, mainly Exmoor, and in specialist steam railway photography on a local heritage railway, often the West Somerset Railway.

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Catherine East Photographer

Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset

Are you thinking about photography lessons so you can get to grips with your DLSR? Would you like to improve the quality of the photos you take? Do you often get some great shots but it’s a bit hit and miss and you don’t know why? Have you recently bought a camera (or had one for ages) but do not know how to use it?
Yes? You’ve come to the right place. Learning photography is a lifelong process but with 1-2-1 photography lessons, you will quickly make the most of your camera, learn basic to advanced techniques, and become a better photographer.

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Eva Nemeth - Quiet Observations

Oxfordshire, Somerset, Yorkshire, Online/Virtual

Eva offers Garden and Story-Telling Photography classes, one-to-ones, online and on location from beginners to professionals. Use of a DSLR camera or mirrorless camera is essential. With years of experience photographing beautiful gardens and working with some of the top garden and lifestyle magazines the UK and abroad, Eva is happy to share her knowledge with you and pass on her love for photography.

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Stephen Spraggon Photography


Stephen runs landscape photography workshops in Somerset and the south west. These take place in small groups of three or four people.

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Exmoor Photography Course


Exmoor Photography workshops and courses are designed to welcome you into the wonderful world of photography and extend your knowledge of modern digital cameras.The tuition and guidance we provide is ideal for anybody who perhaps does not fully understand the basic settings and principles of photography and wants to achieve more from their camera.

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Nigel Hicks Photography

Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Online/Virtual

Nigel has over 20 years of experience as a professional photographer and offers photography courses, tours and workshops mostly in Devon but also in Dorset and Somerset. (Free online courses available)

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Michael Pawley

Gloucestershire, Somerset

With 30 years experience as a commercial photographer I teach photographers from your absolute beginner right up to advanced levels of studio setup and product photography. Fundamentals of photography over five full day lessons, you will learn how to get the most out of your digital camera and a comprehensive understanding of the photographic process. The advanced impact of light course over four full days will teach you how to read and manipulate light enabling you to add mood and interest to any subject. All classes are held in my studio in a rural setting in beautiful Somerset. Courses are presented using audio visual presentations, live demonstrations and practical exercises using your own camera.

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Marcus Ahmad Photography

Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset

“I have been teaching photography for over ten years, be it Privately or as a Senior Lecturer at University. I am also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and have a PGCE (level7) Teaching Qualification.
This means that whatever level you are starting from - complete beginner or working professional I can custom build a one to one lesson for you or you can join a group workshop that meets your needs and abilities.”

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Going Digital

Bristol, Wiltshire, South Wales/Vale of Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Somerset

Courses are across South Wales and the Brecon area, as well as Bristol, Wiltshire, Bath, Somerset, and South Gloucestershire. They are easy to understand, classroom based courses with outdoor practical sessions designed for the beginner or the improving enthusiast. Most are 1 day (6 hours) courses on the following Explore your Camera parts 1&2, Composition, Landscape, Portrait, Wildlife, Low Light, Birds of Prey, Close-up & Macro, Water and Movement, Half Day Photowalks as well as Full and Half Day 1:1 and Residential Weekends.

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