Landscape Photography Workshops

I regularly run landscape photography workshops both here in the Lake District and in other parts of the UK.

I aim to share my knowledge and passion for landscape photography and to help you to develop the skills needed to photograph the landscape with confidence.

Below you will find the details my up and coming workshops. If you are interested in attending any of my workshops please contact me using the form at the foot of the page.

Corona Virus Update

“In light of the Prime Ministers announcement last night I am postponing all workshops until further notice.

I will publish a new schedule once the situation has improved and I hope you will be able to join me.

In the meantime I wish you all the very best and hope that you remain safe and healthy.”

Chris, 24th March 2020


Blea Tarn and Side Pike

The iconic view of the Langdale Pikes and Side Pike from Blea Tarn
Join me for an opportunity to capture the iconic view of the Langdale Pikes from Blea Tarn.

The Langdale Pikes is one of the most impressive rock formations in England. Join me for the opportunity to photograph them from 2 very different positions. Starting at the iconic Blea Tarn we will then make our way up Side Pike, one of the most delightful climbs in all of Lakeland.

Location: Blea Tarn, Lake District

Date: Saturday 21st March (06:00 to 10:00)

Places: POSTPONED

Price: £65 per person


Long Exposure Seascapes

with Tom Peters

Long exposure seascape of Barrel Rock near Bude in Cornwall
Barrel Rock near Bude – the perfect location for an afternoon of long exposure seascapes. © Tom Peters 2020

The long exposure is an incredibly useful technique that can give a photograph that little something extra. Unfortunately it can be a little difficult to get your head around. Join Tom and I for an afternoon of long exposure seascapes and we will teach you everything that you need to know about ND filters and calculating exposure times.

Location: Bude, Cornwall

Date: Saturday 28th March (15:00 to 19:00)

Places: POSTPONED

Price: £65 per person


Grasmere and Loughrigg Fell

Autumn at Grasmere in the Lake District
Start the day on the shores of Grasmere before climbing to the summit of Loughrigg Fell.

The poet William Wordsworth once described Grasmere as “the loveliest spot that man hath ever found”. We will start the morning on the banks of the lake before climbing to the summit of Loughrigg Fell for views of the Langdale Pikes and Loughrigg Tarn. On the return there will also be the chance to photograph the view of the lake from Ewe Crag.

Location: Grasmere, Lake District

Date: Saturday 18th April (06:00 to 10:00)

Places: POSTPONED

Price: £65 per person


North Cornwall

with Tom Peters

Boscastle Harbour from Penally Hill
The iconic view of Boscastle Harbour from Penally Hill, one of the many locations we will be visiting on our North Cornwall workshop.

The north Cornwall coast has to be one of the best places in the UK for coastal photography. Join myself and local photographer Tom Peters for a morning full of craggy cliffs and rocky coves. Starting at Boscastle with the iconic view of the harbour we will move on to Bossiney Cove before finishing on the pebble beach at Crackington Haven.

Location: Boscastle, Bossiney and Crackington Haven, Cornwall

Date: Saturday 9th May (05:00 to 13:00)

Places: CANCELLED

Price: £115 per person


Hallin Fell

The sun rising over Pooley Bridge
Join me to watch the sun rising over Pooley Bridge from the summit of Hallin Fell

If you have never watch the sunrise from the top of a fell then this could be the workshop for you! The summit of of Hallin Fell is just a short climb from the church at Martindale. Whilst at the summit you will get the opportunity to photograph the impressive summit cairn which will feature in my Hand of Man project. Disclaimer: sunrise not guaranteed! 🙂

Location: Hallin Fell, Lake District

Date: Saturday 16th May (04:00 to 8:00)

Places: CANCELLED

Price: £65 per person


Buttermere

with Tom Peters

The view of Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks at the southern end of Buttermere
Saving the best till last? Buttermere will be the location for my final workshop of spring 2020

A simple lap of Buttermere is one of the finest walks in the whole of the Lake District. Starting in the village we will make our way around the lake stopping to capture some of the iconic views as we go. Join Tom and I for my final workshop of spring 2020.

Location: Buttermere, Lake District

Date: Saturday 23rd May (05:00 to 09:00)

Places: CANCELLED

Price: £65 per person


If you are interested in attending one of my workshops please contact me using the form below.

Testimonials

Chris’s workshops would suit anyone that wishes to get into landscape photography. The advice given caters for all levels and the workshops are carried out in a very relaxed way, which in my opinion is the best way to learn.– Chris Hatfield

“As a novice photographer I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and learned an immense amount from Chris. He is patient and an excellent tutor as well as a bloody good landscape photographer, I would highly recommend Chris to anyone wishing to advance their photography skills and knowledge.” – Stephen Kennedy

Chris has a real belief in helping others to get more from their photography and has a friendly and easy going way of doing this. Through watching Chris on his YouTube channel and attending a Workshop with him, he has inspired me to, firstly get out and take photos and secondly, to strive to continually improve my photography whatever the shooting conditions. – Stephen Southwell

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