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


23-28 March 2020 - or dates to suit your group (8 people) from £1900 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.


.. tickets now 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

  Sat 21 March  

10-11.30am  Get Off Auto 1 £40 click here to book

1-2.30pm Get Off Auto 2 £40 click here to book

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

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. 


book also possible by calling The Pound on (01249) 701 628



landscape photography

10am -3.30pm       Sat 14 March       £155

 an outdoors course starting and finishing 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 .......


simple lighting for portraits and landscapes

10-11.30am  July 2020, exact dates TBC   £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 website

or by calling 01249 701628 / 01249 712618

take better photos of your kids: a family workshop

11am-1.30pm         A 15 minute workshop session       FREE    (limited to 10 places)

  Sept 2020, exact date tbc

 available at Camomile Cafe, 9, High St Corsham, SN13 9OS 

suggested £28 donation to Barnados children's charity

to find out more and book visit Eventbrite

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 2020

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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