The following websites offer a range of online photography courses on a variety of subjects including:

  • Know your way around your camera

  • Understanding and using light in photography

  • Studio photography

  • Portrait and wedding photography

  • Learning the basics

  • Plus many more genres


While we are all affected by the Covid-9 virus situation online photography courses are the safest way to continue to learn about photography. These online photography courses are aimed at all levels of photographer from beginner through to the more advanced.

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Explore Light

Leinster (Ireland), Munster (Ireland), Connacht (Ireland), Ulster (N.Ireland), Destination, Online/Virtual

Explore Light run a number of workshops in Ireland and further afield. (Free online courses available)

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Nicholas Brewer

Online/Virtual, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire

I can get you ‘out of auto’ and show you how to make well composed and creative pictures.
I run workshops with a maximum of 5 people throughout the year that will give you control over your camera. Supported from the start by establishing what you already know, I use this to provide an experience that is bespoke. Resources including online cameras, worksheets and I will answer questions by email or phone depending on your needs. Workshops are for complete beginner, or those with some experience who want to improve.

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Diorama Days

Cornwall, Devon, Online/Virtual

Landscape Photography Holidays & Workshops across National Parks & Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Set in stunning locations, the outdoor experience, is tailored to inspire your creativity and enhance your camera skills. Harry Fricker MA (Image & Communication, Goldsmiths), with 20+ years experience in Photography Education & Freelance Photojournalist, establishes Diorama Days as a way of connecting people with their passion for photography.

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Sophie Wheeler Photography

Hampshire, Online/Virtual, South Coast

Sophie Wheeler Photography is an award winning newborn photographer in Southampton. Her newborn portraits have been featured on LOOKSLIKEFILM, amongst some of the best photographers in the world. Her work has been published in magazines and featured on many blogs, with her newborn work going viral and now used by mother and baby focused brands worldwide.

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Photography Tours At Night

Birmingham, London, North Wales/Snowdonia, Online/Virtual, Powys/Brecon Beacons, Scotland

Photography Tours at Night was born in London city and have been offering guided Photography Tour routes in the heart of London, at night, for 8 years. We were the first company that focused solely on night photography in the UK, but now we offer day workshops too. With photography workshops and classes also available, you can join a city tour with photography tips, take a solo workshop or book a course that offers 3 different types of workshop.

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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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Olympus Image Space


Olympus Image Space offer a range of online courses some of which are free. Run by well regarded photographers these courses are well worth a look.

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Naturally Focused

Online/Virtual, Derbyshire, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Woodland and plant photography online courses and outdoor workshops based on location in Sheffield and the Peak District.

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Phillip Shannon Photography

Online/Virtual, Leeds, Yorkshire

Do you want an online photography course to improve your photography skills, but don't know how to get there? Do you want to access a personal tutoring service with dedicated step by step photography projects from a professional photographer with over 25 years commercial experience & BIPP qualified? Welcome to “Photography Tutor” from Phillip Shannon Photography ABIPP. Each course, levels 1,2 & 3 are split into 6 engaging projects and will let you explore a different aspect of photography every time so that you can challenge yourself & advance your skills. I will provide feedback on every project you complete via email. This will explore the image you have created, answer any questions you have about the image making process so that you can progress to the next shoot with practical tips from an experienced commercial photographer.

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Clive Nichols

Online/Virtual, Leeds, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire

Clive offers Garden and Flower Photography Masterclasses for all skill levels including beginners, although an SLR Camera is essential. His workshops are a fantastic insight into his own celebrated style, with The Canon Magazine describing him as 'Britain's Best Garden Photographer'. The emphasis is on creating beautiful compositions and how to use light to get the most out of your work. He also offers online courses.

Online photography courses