Intermediate Digital Photography Course

♥♥♥♥ Steve – A great experience learning from a professional photographer. I’ve never been very confident with the technical aspects of photography, but Marcus made it all seem so much more simple. My camera will only ever be on manual from now on! Lovely setting, and great hospitality from Fiona and Andy.
♥♥♥♥♥ Martine – I left the Intermediate Photography Course a far more confident photographer! Marcus, the tutor, was a highly knowledgeable and experienced photographer; he made the two days a lot of fun, in an environment second to none – I would say one of the best, and certainly friendliest, photography schools in Britain.

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Intermediate Digital Photography
2 Day Course
4.9 based on 62 reviews



November 2021

Great workshop run by Marcus McAdam

from Photography Online

maximum of 6 students

Intermediate Digital Photography Course 3
TWO DAY COURSE            10:00AM – 4:00PM

If you know your aperture from your elbow, and that ISO isn’t some sort of insurance policy – our Intermediate Digital Photography course is just what you need to take things to the next level.

We look at improving composition, conquering exposure, and understanding light – the most important element of photography.  We will keep things simple and easy to understand, and back up the theory with fun, practical sessions throughout the weekend. This workshop is ideal for anyone who is passionate about photography and wants to expand their skills and techniques.

We will examine the basic principles of what makes an image successful, and then learn how to achieve the best results for each one; taking both the creative and technical aspects of photography into consideration. So, if you want to discover the difference between taking a good photo and taking a great one, book now to ensure your place on this popular workshop!

Course Content

On the course we will cover the following 6 key elements in depth;

  • Composition
  • Exposure
  • Focusing
  • Subject
  • Quality of Light
  • Technical Quality

Please bring your camera with memory card, fully charged battery and plenty of space on a memory card.

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Intermediate Digital Photography Course 2
Dates and Times

The dates we currently have places available for booking are shown above. Just choose the date you would like to come and add to cart. Payment may be made on our secure website by credit or debit card or by calling 01249 730571 to book and pay by card over the phone.

If you would like to book but none of the available dates is suitable then maybe a one to one or one to two session could be arranged, please use the contact form to let us know.

This is a two day course; we aim to start each day at 10:00 am so ask you to arrive from 9:45 am.  Each day ends at around 4:00 pm.

The Tutor – Marcus McAdam

Marcus has been a professional travel photographer for over 10 years, having travelled to over 50 countries on various assignments. After living in places such as Venice, Beijing, and San Francisco, he’s now returned to the UK, and currently lives on the Isle of Skye.

Marcus’s professional career was kick started when he was awarded the title of Photographer of the Year by Practical Photography magazine. Having a love affair with travel, Marcus packed a bag and journeyed around the world for five years, capturing high class images of unique landscapes and the people who inhabit them.

During this time, Marcus was a regular contributor for many photographic publications, and still continues to write features for the UK’s most popular magazines. On top of this he has shot assignments for the likes of Microsoft, Panasonic, Visit Britain, and Cafe Nero.

Marcus is a true believer that photography doesn’t have to be complicated. “In today’s digital world where even the most basic of cameras have a 200 page instruction manual, it’s easy to see how the picture taking process can be confusing to the newcomer. I like to go back to basics and encourage people to show their camera who is boss!”

Marcus works with his business partner James McCormick (James runs our Photography Masterclass).  Meet Marcus and James on their YouTube Channel Photography Online.   Marcus also runs workshops in Scotland, mainly on the remote islands e.g. Skye and St Kilda, and photographic holidays worldwide with Worldwide Explorers.

For many years Marcus shot all his work exclusively on medium format, and still uses his “dinosaurs” to this day. He also shoots with various Canon DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

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