workshops home - robert auckland

workshops and learning for photographers

Courses on landscape photography, portrait photography and  understanding camera settings -  all from a  professional photographer with over a decade of experience.  Why not try one of my photography workshops in national trust properties in south west england ? 

Click here to receive my "Take Better Photos of your Kids" PDF and further tips for making great photos.......


click below to see what its like to attend a photography workshop or scroll down for a full list of workshops

a full list of photography workshops

six day photo tour of iceland


October 2019 and April 2020 - or dates to suit your group (8 people) from around £1800 per person

I am sooo excited about this opportunity to experience and capture the jaw dropping scenery and wind-swept beauty of this country! An amazing tour of the Golden Circle beginning in Reykjavik and  including the spectacular, Gullfoss waterfall, the erupting geyser, Strokkur and culminating at the world famous Blue Lagoon.


April 2020 booking soon.. please email me if you are interested and want to be notified when tickets go on sale. There are limited spaces and this tour represents exceptional value for a trip to Iceland... the tour is with Next Stop Iceland and you can find out more here...



get off auto: using the different shooting modes and settings on your camera

10-11.30am 20 July 2019   £35

The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, Wilts,SN13 9HS

Handout and pack of activity cards included to develop your skills after the workshop

Using all the shooting modes on your camera can be a challenge - which shooting mode is best? This is a workshop to help you match the shooting mode to the light and subject of your photographs. We'll select the right mode for the prevailing light and subject and then we’ll practice using the camera in each mode in real life situations. 

booking through The Pound Arts Centre and will open in Spring 2019


simple lighting for portraits and landscapes

10-11.30am 20 July 2019   £45

The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, Wilts,SN13 9HS

all materials to make a softbox light source included

Learn how to make beautiful portraits in window light. Then we’ll make our own portable softbox light source and learn to use it to light a portrait . If the weather is good we'll head outside and make some landscapes. 

booking through The Pound Arts Centre and will open in Spring 2019

capturing the light of the 17th century: a basic guide to lighting landscapes and portraits


11-12.30pm       Sun 7 April 2019       £47.75

at The National Trust, Dyrham Park, nr Bath , SN14 8HY  

to find out more and book




take better photos of your kids: a family workshop

10am-1pm         A 15 minute workshop session       FREE    (limited to 10 places)

 available at The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, SN13 9HX 

suggested £10 donation to Barnados children's charity

to find out more and book

landscape photography

10am -3.30pm       September 2019       £155

 at The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham, Wilts SN13 9HS    

includes lovely lunch, unlimited biscuits, tea and homemade cake

site to share your images after the workshop and your homework images (optional!)

a week of email support and phone call to discuss your work after the workshop

to find out more and book .......


composing great photographs

    11-12.30pm          Oct 2019  exact date tbc                £47.75

Dyrham Park, The National Trust, Dyrham, near Bath, Gloucestershire, SN14 8HY

booking opens spring 2019

wild flower photography workshop

A 1 hour workshop available  when the wild flowers are their best         £45

atThe National Trust, Dyrham Park, nr bath SN14 8HY 

to find out more.........

made-to-measure workshops

  A great way to really master techniques quickly with individual support for you or a small group of keen/club photographers. Includes a meeting to plan a day of ideas and techniques to boost your technique and creativity. A full day of hands-on photography and an outdoor adventure. Then a week of email follow up to discuss your pictures and the way forward for you. And of course unlimited tea and biscuits....Get in touch to arrange a date to suit you.....

Prices from £585 per day. 

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