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Wonderful playtime for photographers

I attended the October workshop in Cobourg and came away from the experience enthralled. Richard... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Ottawa, Canada
A Great Learning Experience

I had the opportunity to attend Richard's workshop recently. Richard is a professional... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2016
Beamsville, Canada
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10 Oct 2016
“Wonderful playtime for photographers”
26 May 2016
“A Great Learning Experience”
Explore Creativity. Imagine yourself in a place where you can live photography virtually free from the distractions of the outside world. Imagine indulging yourself in an environment where the focus is on you and your photography, with all the...more
420 Division St | The Woodlawn Inn, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3R9, Canada
+1 905-372-2235
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I attended the October workshop in Cobourg and came away from the experience enthralled. Richard Martin is a gifted creative spirit and generously shared his enthusiasm for exploring new ways of looking at the world. He encourages a playful approach to photography. I learned many...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

I had the opportunity to attend Richard's workshop recently. Richard is a professional photographer who is generous with information to help those interested in developing creative ways to further their photography. Cobourg is a wonderful little town with a lot going for it and has...More

Thank Shirleyir
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Just recently attended this workshop and all I can say was amazing! Great professional photographer and provided a wealth of information. The town of Cobourg is a great little place to photograph and very suited to this workshop.I would highly recommend this to anyone interested...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The workshop is really great, an intense learning experience, with a professional photographer who can really help us develop our potential. Plus the Inn is a fantastic place to stay, with great food. A great experience.More

Thank Paul L
SLRShutterbug, Manager at Richard Martin Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

Dear Paul L Thanks for your glowing review of the workshop I hope that it helped you in your creative photography. I will be sure to share your comments with Richard Martin. I am glad that you enjoyed The Woodlawn Inn hospitality with the dining...More

Reviewed 25 November 2013

I had the opportunity to take Richard's 1 week long workshop at the Woodlawn a few years ago. I must admit my review is rather late. However, Richard is a down to earth guy who is willing to share his knowledge and expertise. The entire...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2013

I just spent Mothers Day weekend at a photography workshop with Richard Martin at the Woodlawn Inn in Cobourg. From beginning to end, it was a great mixture of photographic opportunities, collaborative learning, warm hospitality and great food. I highly recommend the experience and hope...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 27 May 2012

I finally had the opportunity to meet Richard Martin and Charlene Kenna. After reading some of his articles for the last few years, in addition to , seeing his photographs I had hoped to be inspired. I was not let down. Richard can only be...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 23 May 2012

This was our first photography workshop, and to be honest, we were a bit intimidated by the prospect of having our photos shown and discussed by what we thought would be a group of advanced and exacting enthusiasts. However, all that vanished the minute Richard...More

Thank Michael_Fischer
Reviewed 22 April 2012

I’m a great admirer of Richard Martin’s (and Charlene Kenna’s) work so I decided to make the trip from Rhode Island to Cobourg for the workshop. It was a long drive but worth every minute. The workshop was an amazing learning experience and I hope...More

2  Thank Tonna M
Reviewed 16 April 2012

It was a nice mixed of in class workshop by and amazing photographer like Richard Martin and field photo trips around beautiful Coubourg were the perfect combination, will do it all over again and again. Totally Inspiring!More

Thank KittyToronto_Canada
SLRShutterbug, Manager at Richard Martin Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2012

Dear KittyToronto_Canada We are the lucky one that have Richard Martin teaching his workshops with us! I am glad that you found your classmates, and inns ambiance a great place for the workshop and it hopefully it sparked some creativity in your art! Take care,...More

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