Majorca Photography Guide

I have been coming to Majorca since 2000 to photograph the north of the island around Alcudia; I have always stay rent an apartment in either Porto Alcudia Alcudia or Porto Pollenca in the north of the Island. Both Ports Alcudia back onto the beautiful Playa de Muro beach. I can recall back in 2004 when the Alcudia had a complete power failure the restaurant cooked our dinner by candlelight; this included good fish and pasta meals I have taken some outstanding landscape and travel photographs on the north of Majorca / Mallorca which included such locations as old Soller Town, Port de Soller, Port de Pollença, old Pollença town, Cala Sant Vicenç, Port d'Alcúdia, Ca’n Picafort and old Alcudia Town with its town wall dating back to the fourteenth century If you arrived in Port de Soller in the afternoon you find all of the cafes and restaurants closed or only serving drinks at it was siesta time, and they would not open again until the evening, but since the recession, this has all changed and siesta time seems to…

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Northumberland Landscape Photography Workshop

Northumberland Photography Workshop Northumberland is my home county, and I have many great memories of holidays in Alnwick, Bamburgh, Warkworth and the walled town of Berwick. I will provide you with a view of Northumberland from Northumbrian who loves the coastline and the county The Northeast coast has some fantastic beaches, but the weather conditions in the winter can make it bitterly cold, so warm clothing is advised for the workshop. The workshop will take place on Northumberland’s heritage coastline. Warkworth beach, which at its furthest point next to Amble was the home of the RAF air rescue in World War II. The remains of Warkworth lighthouse and old wooden pier are on the beach peninsula, which we are visiting for either the dawn or sunset shots during the workshop. Workshops Location The workshop will take place at Bamburgh in Northumberland, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Northumberland features some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in the country. Best known for its sweeping sandy beaches, and rolling dunes. It also contains some imposing castles such as Bamburgh and…

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Cornwall Workshop

Cornwall Workshop The Cornwall workshops are extremely popular and are based close to Penzance. There are so many great places to photograph, its beaches, fishing villages, rugged coastline, coves, and its engine houses. The workshop will include photographing lighthouses, sandy beaches, rocky beaches, fishing villages, ancient monuments and coastal close-ups, time get your feet wet with low-level tripod photography. Tuition All aspects of photography training are covered over the course of this three-day workshop, including composition, leading lines composition, creative use of shutter speeds and aperture, direction and quality of light, photographic filters, histograms, camera controls, accurate exposure readings and, most importantly, how to develop your photographer’s eye to improve your photography. Learning how to take dawn photo shoots in the blue hour and the golden hour just before sunrise or just before sunset on the Northumberland workshop. The workshop will include visits to Porthcurno beach St Michael's Mount, Lands End, Porth Nanven, Botallack Mine, Lizard Point and Cadgwith, Kynance Cove and Godrevy Point.  

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