Brighton photography courses and workshops

Outdoors Beginners Photography

A motion blurred photo with Brighton West Pier in the background and a male student with his camera walking past in the frontground. Photo by Eva Kalpadaki.

Sunday 28 January 2024

Sunday 28 April 2024

Sunday 30 June 2024

Cost: £150


Duration: 6 hours

                10:30 - 16:30

Where: meeting point tbc

Group Size: 2 students Only!!!

                   (private tuition for much less)

Note: The workshop will be rescheduled in case the weather is not good.

Circular motion blur photograph by Eva Kalpadaki showing a male student standing in a pose A on the pebbles in Brighton seafront with three other people in the back ground.

Outdoors Beginners Photography Themes

- Manual Shooting Mode

  (ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed, and more)

- Metering Mode

- Focusing Mode

- and more...depending on individual student learning pace

Outdoors Beginners Photography

Brighton Workshop


This intensive 6-hour workshop aims at guiding you to go off-auto and use your digital camera in full manual mode.

You will be introduced to the fundamentals of photography (photographic exposure ISO, aperture, shutter speed, etc) and you will gain the confidence you need to take control of your camera and get creative.





At the end of the workshop you will be able to:


- demonstrate a critical understanding of the fundamentals of Photography.


- demonstrate a practical engagement with photography by taking your own photographs in manual shooting mode


General Workshop Outline

10:30- 11:40


Beginning of theory session – PART I – explaining photographic exposure in Photography



Tea & Biscuits Break (biscuits are provided, bring your own drink)


11:50 - 13:00

Continuation of theory – PART II


13:00 – 13:30 

Lunch Break 


13:30 -15:15

Play Time – PART  I – theory into practice with feedback in parallel

You will be taking photographs using your camera in manual shooting mode by practising specific technical tasks. These will help you implement the knowledge from the theory part. I will be guiding you throughout all your shooting practice and giving you advanced individual attention and feedback.


15:15– 15:20

Tea & Biscuits


15:20- 16:20

Play Time – PART  II – theory into practice with feedback in parallel


16:20- 16:30

Summing up on the workshop themes, leaving your workshop feedback, and suggesting ideas for further workshops based on your needs.




At the end of the workshop, I will be sending you e-handouts by email.

Camera guidelines

A  DSLR or mirrorless camera are ideally the best types of cameras you can have if you want to really explore and experiment with photography at a beginner level. However, all types of cameras are welcome, as long as they have a manual shooting mode setting.


Refund & Cancellation Policy

No refunds:

- if you cancel within 15 days from the start of the course.

- if the course is cancelled but a new date is scheduled

- if you stop attending it or any sessions of it

Minimum Age

16 years old is the minimum age for participants to attend the workshop on their own. For younger children please contact us.