ONE TO ONE PHOTOGRAPHY TUITION, TOURS AND CUSTOM GUIDING IN SCOTLAND
Personalised one day or multiple day photography sessions to suit your individual requirements.
”You are a great photographer & more importantly, a great teacher! I learned a lot over the two day one-on-one Highlands photography course“ J Peyton – California, USA.
Master your Camera – half day £165 p/p
Creative Landscape Photography – full day £295 p/p
Custom Photography Adventures – full day £325 p/p ( extra person £175.00)
Gift vouchers available.
Deposits are £95.00 per person – please contact Glen in the first instance for availability and potential dates.
MASTER YOUR CAMERA HALF DAY SESSIONS:
Learn how to master your camera with a one to one private photography workshop. Master manual modes, learn the key features of your camera and improve your photography skills with practical sessions on location in Scotland.
£165.00 per person ( 4.5 hrs duration ).
Master your Camera sessions are a great introduction for beginners or those trying to find their feet with the basics. They offer a practical introduction to digital landscape, outdoor and travel photography.
On location – options
Kingdom of Fife – St Andrews and Fife’s East Neuk coastline (pick up from St Andrews or Kirkcaldy station)
Edinburgh – Capital city sessions – meet in Edinburgh
Other options upon request.
Topics covered include:
- basic equipment use and advice, what you need and what you don’t
- optimising camera functions,
- shooting in manual and mastering exposure
- using histograms
- understanding depth of field
- composition techniques
Your also encouraged to bring selection of your previous images in digital format for review and assessment, a valueable learning experience in itself.
CREATIVE LANDSCAPE & TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY:
Creative Landscape & travel sessions are a little more advanced and focus on the “creative side” of the capture process. You’ll learn more about building compositions, seeing shots, subtleties of soft and hard light and long exposure techniques.
When to use filters and when not to, relying more on camera craft and developing your eye to create powerful imagery rather than heavy handed photo editing skills. Then there’s lens choice, simplifying workflow and composition and perhaps a little editing workflow*. A complete practical guide to get you on track and creating better images.
Single day £295.00 / two days £590.00
The Kingdom’s Coast – St Andrews & the fishing villages and seascapes of the East Neuk of Fife. – Pick up in St Andrews or Kirkcaldy train station, a short train ride from Edinburgh’s centre.
Heart of Scotland – A wonderful autumn location we’ll wander into the woodlands of the Hermitage and Birks of Aberfeldy, through the mountains and Glens of beautiful of Perthshire. – Pick up in Perth
Myths and Monuments – The port village of Culross (Outlander and Kidnapped), Stirling Castle, Stirlingshire hills, Mythical Kelpies, Linlithgow Palace and the Forth Bridges – Pick up in Dunfermline or North Queensferry stations
Classic Edinburgh – prepare for some walking as we cover a lot of ground and a range of natural and historic locations in Scotlands wonderful capital city – Meet in Edinburgh
The Highlands – Inverness & The Black Isle, Torridon and Loch Maree, Inverpolly and Assynt. Other locations available depending on availability – contact me directly)* Highland locations have a £30 supplement per day and normally a 2 day minimum. Accommodation not included. We usually start and end in Inverness each day ( can be elsewhere by a arrangement ) where you’ll be picked up and dropped off.
Day session duration is around 8-9hrs depending on time of year. Conditions permitting they can start to coincide with dusk session on location. You’ll be advised prior to pick up or your session time and location unless you have particular preference.
*A £30 per day supplement applies for Highland locations.
CUSTOM PHOTOGRAPHY ADVENTURES:
I understand some people like to do their own thing and that’s great. So either on your own, with a group of friends or associates I can tailor a guided photography trip with guidance and tuition to suit your preferences. When, where and how long is entirely up to you.
2019 will be Lightstalkers Scotland’s 10th anniversary , so we’ve plenty experience in guiding photographers here in Scotland, you’ll be in good hands.
Custom Photography Adventures
Rates start at £325.00* per person per day (around 8 – 10 hrs). Contact me directly for group rates for longer periods.
These custom sessions offer a more tailored set of options and usually involve a dusk or dawn session depending on the time of year. They offer more location options plus more time for tuition and developing your skills. Drop me a line and I’d be happy to discuss your options.
Inverness based locations: Loch Ness, the Black Isle, Torridon, Inverpolly, The Cairngorm National Park. You’ll be staying in Inverness ( own expense) and be picked each morning then returning later in the day or evening depending on the time of year.
Classic locations: Glencoe and Rannoch Moor, The Isle of Skye, Inverpolly and Assynt, The Moray Coast. We’ll base ourselves on location overnight allowing us more time to experience and photograph each area. Classic locations are subject to additional fees for accommodation for each guest and myself and applicable expenses, ferries etc.
Please bring a selection of previous images on USB stick or laptop for review and assessment if you can.
As well as Scotland, I can also offer personalised custom group tours to Iceland, Namibia, Norway’s Lofoten Islands, Slovenia, Venice, Tuscany, the Dolomites, Faroe Islands, Canary Islands plus more These are subject to availability and require a minimum of 4 participants. Please contact me directly for more info and details of fees.