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:

Two Day Portraiture and Beyond Course, including visit to the V & A Archive

ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT
Drawing inspiration from some of the most iconic and ground breaking photographers such as Martin Parr, Robert Frank, Vivian Maier, Steve McCurry at the V & A you will learn a variety of camera techniques and approaches that will bring the most out of your portraiture photography.

24th & 25th October 2019, London→

Art Figure Painting with Light Intensive

ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT
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. Limited to 6 people to allow you extra time and opportunities.

26th October 2019, Kent→

Studio Portraiture Workshop

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

26th & 27th October 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 November 2019, Lacock→

Photographing landscape; whatever the weather with Tony Worobiec

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 November 2019, Bristol→

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.

9th & 10th November 2019, Bristol→

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

14th November 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to Creative Flower Photography

FULLY BOOKED
Creative Flower Photography is a very special course for those who love fine art photography and are fascinated by the beauty of flowers. It is a rare opportunity to learn from a true master of flower photography Polina Plotnikova ARPS EFIAP.

15th November 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Macro Photography - London

NEW - FULLY BOOKED
The magical world of close-up macro photography with Nigel Wilson.
On this one day course, you will learn how to use your camera and lens to produce stunning images. A packed day of learning and shooting.

15th November 2019, London→

Experimental Image Making

NEW
Exploring Eye-Catching Photography with Nigel Goldsmith. This workshop introduces the importance of lighting, composition, viewpoint and camera controls in capturing creative and eye-catching images.

16th November 2019, Bristol→

Male Art Figure Lighting Intensive

FULLY BOOKED
The content of this workshop will cover a creative study in lighting for the male body shape and form. Limited to 6 people to allow you extra time and opportunities.

16th November 2019, Kent→

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.

16th November 2019, Liverpool→

Introduction to Creative Flower Photography

FULLY BOOKED
Creative Flower Photography is a very special course for those who love fine art photography and are fascinated by the beauty of flowers. It is a rare opportunity to learn from a true master of flower photography Polina Plotnikova ARPS EFIAP.

22nd November 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 November 2019, Lacock→

The Intimate Landscape

NEW
When shooting landscape, the temptation is always to point the camera towards the horizon, but there is also merit in taking photographs which completely exclude the sky. If we develop this idea just a little further, we should be able to find worthwhile images down at our feet, or possibly in small nooks and crannies that are not normally considered rich pickings for photography.

24th November 2019, Bristol→

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.

25th & 26th November 2019, Bristol→

Hollywood Lighting Workshop Intensive

FULLY BOOKED
Jon Gray will be showing you how to create stunning but simple beauty lighting techniques. This workshop will be limited to 6 people to allow you extra time and opportunities.

30th November 2019, Kent→

Studio Lighting Cosplay - Intensive

ONLY ONE PLACE LEFT
This workshop will be limited to 6 people to allow you extra time and opportunities to pose, light and create stunning images. Tutor Jon Gray will be teaching how to create a variety of different styles moods and atmospheres with edgy, lighting effects.

7th December 2019, Kent→

New Angles on Flowers

Innovative techniques to produce personal and distinctive images to explore the beauty of flowers with John Humphrey FRPS.

9th January 2019, Buckinghamshire→

Introduction to Creative Flower Photography

FULLY BOOKED
Creative Flower Photography is a very special course for those who love fine art photography and are fascinated by the beauty of flowers. It is a rare opportunity to learn from a true master of flower photography Polina Plotnikova ARPS EFIAP.

10th January 2020, Buckinghamshire→
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