Photography courses Sunderland
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Robert has over 40 years experience as a professional and close to 1500 weddings under his belt. He qualified as a master photographer in 1988. Robert has also been awarded the North East Wedding Photographer of the year with the BIPP for 4 times in 5 years, 2008/09/10 and also 2012-13 and also took top awards in the portraiture and pictorial categories. He was also awarded NE Overal Photographer Of The Year 2009 and again in 2010.

The following training courses are currently available. Please email for further course details and dates.




Photography The Professional Way/ £150   Course Vouchers Available.

Price: £150 
Duration: 1 Day 
Group: Max 10

Studio based course in Sunderland where we will discuss:

  • Weddings from the taking of the images to the design and delivery of the albums.
  • Portraits and studio lighting.
  • How to get the best out of your own equipment
  • How to get the correct exposures and use balanced flash
  • Computer systems and software
  • Maximum of 10 people



Learn How To Get The Best From Your DSLR/ Course Vouchers Available.

Price: £ 30.00 
Duration: 3 hours 
Group: Max 10 people

Studio based course in Sunderland helping you understand what the settings of your DSLR do and how to get the best out of your equipment.

Understanding what the settings of your DSLR do and how to get the best out of your equipment.

An evening course at my Sunderland based Studio.

Ideal for beginners - Intermediate levels

Lighting Exposure and balanced flash

Shooting Raw

What Lenses can do.

Post Processing

Bring your own images and join in 3 hours of photography banter




Weddings The Professional Way

Price: £ 300.00 
Duration: 2 Days 
Group: 1 person

Take photographs at a real wedding, with a real Bride, Groom and guests.

Day 1

A day at Robert’s Sunderland Studio. You will discuss lighting, posing and workflow. This will also include preparation for the following days wedding. You can either bring along you own equipment or you will be supplied with a top spec Nikon camera and flash.

Day 2 - The Wedding

Join Robert as he shoots a real wedding. You may even be able to add to your Portfolio " if its OK with the couple"  Learn new skills and develop your compositional eye under the guidance of an award winning Wedding and Portrait photographer. During the shoot you will receive one-to-one tuition and take many of the actual wedding photographs, with full support all the way through the day. You will learn everything from lighting and flash techniques to posing the bride and groom and organising family groups. The day will end with a discussion about the wedding. You will also be given a password so you can view the complete set of images from the day.