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.


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 22nd August 2020 (17:00 to 21:00)

Places: SOLD OUT

Price: £65 per person


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 5th September (06:00 to 10:00)

Places: 3 (1 place remaining)

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 19th September (06:00 to 10:00)

Places: 3 (1 place remaining)

Price: £65 per person


Buttermere

The view of Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks at the southern end of Buttermere
The iconic view of Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks from the shores of Buttermere

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 scenes as we go including the view of Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks.

Location: Buttermere, Lake District

Date: Saturday 3rd October (07:00 to 11:00)

Places: 3

Price: £65 per person


Rydal Water

The boathouse on Rydal Water in the central Lake District
Join me for a morning of landscape photography at Rydal Water in the central Lake District

Rydal Water is right in the heart of the Lake District, less than 3 miles north of the busy town of Ambleside. We will be spending the morning visiting the boathouse, the caves and the lone tree. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore one of the most photogenic areas in the central Lake District.

Location: Rydal Water, Lake District

Date: Saturday 17th October 2020 (07:00 to 11:00)

Places: 3

Price: £65 per person


Holme Fell

Holme Fell looking out across the reservoir towards the Langdales
Holme Fell – one of the best locations for autumn colour in the Lake District

Autumn is a wonderful time to be in the Lake District. The hillsides are ablaze with yellows and oranges; it is no wonder that it is the photographer’s favourite time of year. Meeting at the quarry at Hodge Close we will ascend to the viewpoint overlooking the disused reservoir to take in the view of the Langdale Pikes.

Location: Holme Fell, Lake District

Date: Saturday 31st October 2020 (06:00 to 10:00)

Places: 3

Price: £65 per person


Derwent Water

Otterbield Island on Derwent Water
The view of Lattrigg and Blencathra from Otterbield – one of the many wonderful views that can be enjoyed from the western shores of Derwent Water

With so much to explore the western edge of Derwent Water is the perfect location for a morning of landscape photography. Offering wooded shorelines, secluded bays and grand vistas there is something for everyone. On a still morning the reflections of Skiddaw are nothing short of spectacular!

Location: Derwent Water, Lake District

Date: Saturday 14th November 2020 (07:00 to 11:00)

Places: 3

Price: £65 per person


Ullswater & Brothers Water

Mossdale on Ullswater in the eastern Lake District
Mossdale Bay on Ullswater – we will be stopping here on our way from Glencoyne to Brothers Water

Living as I do on the eastern edge of the Lake District National Park Ullswater is one of my favourite places to shoot. We will be starting at Glencoyne on the western shore of the lake before heading off to Brothers Water, stopping at Mossdale Bay on the way.  A great opportunity to photograph some of the finest scenery that the Lake District has to offer.

Location: Ullswater and Brothers Water, Lake District

Date: Saturday 28th November 2020 (08:00 to 12:00)

Places: 3

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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