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A day to inspire in spite of the weather!

I'd got some experience - a previous 3-day camera course, periodic bouts of experimentation with my... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
Learnt a lot, and enjoyed it too.

Partner (reasonable camera, already quite good at photography) and I (SLR novice - Mike lent me one... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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From a beginner who has never taken the camera off automatic, to an experienced photographer with the latest DSLR, the Yorkshire Dales Photography School can help take your photography further. Landscapes and waterfalls is one of our popular...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Hawes, Yorkshire Dales National Park DL8 3HZ, England
+44 7830 207123
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I'd got some experience - a previous 3-day camera course, periodic bouts of experimentation with my SLR, muddled in with lots of point-and-shoot. Mike spends the first hour reviewing the important aspects of taking a great photograph, including ensuring you understand how to translate this...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Partner (reasonable camera, already quite good at photography) and I (SLR novice - Mike lent me one of his cameras) had a brilliant afternoon learning how to improve landscape photography. He was very flexible about re-arranging because of the rain and took us to Ribblehead,...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Following a most worthwhile refresher regarding the technicalities of photography, Mike took me on a Full Day one-to-one Grand Tour of the Dales. From the very first image I shot that day I saw a massive improvement compared with my previous images. This improvement continued...More

Thank snowpf
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The experienced transformed our entire approach to the Dales. Mike spent an hour or so on elements of photography, and it was clear he had spent a great deal of thought on the essence of good landscape photography and the basic techniques. We then spent...More

Thank Margie L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Spent a fabulous sunny morning in Askrigg with Mike. Went through the basics before heading out for a walk and an opportunity to practice what I'd learnt. Got some amazing pictures and am really looking forward to some more opportunities to practice during the rest...More

Thank reader799
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I spent a morning with Mike as had been treated to a voucher for my birthday. We began with an instructional session in his studio. Mike asked questions to ascertain my level andably adapted his presentation to my needs. He showed me some useful techniques...More

Thank bloomfieldsd55
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

On a short trip to the Dales we were looking for something a bit different that would work for all of us - and as we love taking photos - but have really no skill or know-how - this seemed perfect. We booked a family...More

Thank Risottorules
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We booked this as part of our week in the Dales. Mike was so accommodating, the course starts in his studio on the lower ground floor of the converted chapel. He allowed us use of his own cameras, the tools of his trade. The initial...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I visited YSPS whilst on a family holiday in Askrigg. I opted for the 1/2 day introductory lesson as I wanted some pointers about how to make better use of my digital SLR camera. I spent 4 hours with Mike, who runs the school, and...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Mike from YDPS embraces the photographic philosophy that "a good photographer should ideally be able to convert an image seen firstly in the mind into a photograph". When I was searching from Australia for a professional photographer for my wife and I to share a...More

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