The following websites offer a range of photography courses in Manchester. Types of course include:
Landscape & cityscape photography courses
Architecture photography courses
Wedding photography courses
Portrait photography courses
Manchester street photography courses
Night photography courses
With a population of 2.8 million Greater Manchester is a bustling city with a diverse culture. It has historical architecture with the likes of the Manchester Town Hall (1877), the Manchester Cathedral (700AD) and Elizabeth Gaskell House (1835). There's also the modern structures such as One Angel Square and The Imperial War Museum North. We mustn't forget about the Manchester Ship Canal or the Salford Docks all of which offer a wide range of photography opportunities for the discerning photographer.
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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North West Photography
Lancashire, Manchester, Cheshire & Merseyside
Since 2014 we have tutored hundreds of people to take better photographs – why not join them? Our tutors, Chris, Michael and Phill are all professional photographers with decades of experience between them and are used to teaching individuals from complete novices to photographers who are highly skilled.
Rory Lewis Photographer
London, Manchester, Leinster, Online/Virtual
“Learn more in one day than months of reading about photographic technique. All courses are practical tuition sessions giving you plenty of time to learn hands on the skills taught. Enabling you to work with professional models on the day and capture amazing photography for your portfolio."
Louise Lyons Photography
My Training sessions are entirely tailored to what you want to learn. It doesn’t matter if you are new to it or if you have been doing it a while and want some help with specifics. The day is yours to learn what you need to learn. We start the day at 10am and finish at 4pm.
We can cover all aspects of photography including newborn, maternity, child and sitter sessions. I will help you structure your training so you can get the best out of it.
Aidan O'Rourke - Photography Coach and Content Creator
Lancashire, Cheshire & Merseyside, Liverpool, Manchester
Come on the original Liverpool Photo Walk with Aidan O’Rourke, “Liverpool Then and Now” photographer, Google page 1 ranked for “Liverpool Liver Building”. Starting at St George’s Hall, we stroll at a gentle pace, learning about photography, capturing architecture, cityscapes, street scenes, statues, gardens and river views. Have an enjoyable, social time! All levels & capture devices welcome. A unique and memorable gift!
Manchester School of Photography
Manchester School Of Photography founded in 2007 teaching over 10,000 students from total beginner to professional photographers at all levels and backgrounds.
If your a total beginner looking to learn quickly and enjoy taking photographs with confidence, a professional wanting to learn new skills, or a business looking to develop your staff with photographic techniques then please contact us, were always here to help you.
London, Cheshire & Merseyside, West Midlands, Lancashire, Manchester, Yorkshire
Our current street photography workshop programme includes London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and Blackpool. Led by a professional street photographer and with a maximum of six participants, this street photography course is structured, challenging and inspiring – as well as being great fun.
New Road Photography
Derbyshire, Destination, Lincolnshire, London, Manchester, Nationwide, Staffordshire, West Midlands
Workshops for wedding and newborn photographers of all skill levels, whether you're just starting out or you're an established photographer, there's something for everyone in my workshops, with fantastic value and great fun. Pop over to my website and read my reviews from photographers who have attended my previous courses.
Nicola Thompson Photography
Online/Virtual, Lancashire, Manchester
I’m running yet more Beginner’s Photography Courses in Manchester for all those who’d like to get to make it a serious hobby. Maybe you’d like to shoot in manual and be a little more in control or just find a reason to take more pictures! This course is suitable for complete beginners, keen amateurs wanting to brush up on their manual skills and even semi-pros who want to learn how to use light more creatively in their images – you really can take what you need from this inspirational day.
Institute of Photography
Online/Virtual, London, Lancashire, Manchester
The Institute of Photography (or IOP®) are the No.1 provider of online courses in the UK as well as providing field photography workshops for those who need a tutor on hand. We provide a portfolio of photography workshops in Manchester and London, making us the only online course provider in the UK to also offer face-to-face tutoring if you need it.