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Welcome to my half-day bespoke 1 to 1 photography workshop, designed to help you take your photography skills to the next level.

Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced photographer seeking to refine your craft, this workshop is tailored to your individual needs and goals. During this half-day workshop, you will have my undivided attention, who is an award-winning qualified professional photographer who will work with you to develop your skills and build your confidence behind the camera.

You will have the opportunity to learn new techniques, experiment with different styles, and gain valuable insights into the art and science of photography. I believe that the best way to learn photography is through hands-on experience, so this workshop is designed to be interactive and engaging.

ou will have the chance to practice what you learn in real-life settings and receive immediate feedback.

By the end of the workshop, you will have a deeper understanding of photography, and the skills to capture stunning images that tell your unique story. If you’re looking to capture better images or simply want to learn more about photography, I invite you to join us for this unforgettable experience. Let’s take your photography skills to new heights together!  



This workshop will aim to cover the fundamentals of good photography. Most workshops will, therefore, include the following;

  • The camera
  • Exposure control
  • Working with the light and camera metering modes
  • Focus control
  • Depth of field
  • Composition
  • The eye of a photographer
  • White balance
  • The Histogram



Mark is a qualified photographer and trainer, with over 30 years of experience as a freelance photographer and holds a Master of Art in Photography, in addition to a BA (Hons) photography degree; amongst other media qualifications.

On first submission, Mark was awarded by his peers at the Royal Photographic Society, Licentiate and then followed by Associate Distinctions.

Now preparing to return to university for a Doctorial in Photography. The area of research for this PhD is investigating Psychogeography and Affect Theory relating to Photography, Media and Art with the philosophical and cultural relationship of Posthumanism.

Holding £10M of public liability insurance and is a trained First Aider.



“I was looking for someone to help me understand my canon camera whilst on holiday in Minehead. I am so glad that I booked a one-to-one day out with Mark. I can’t say enough about how professional Mark is & how wonderful our day out together was. Mark instantly put me at ease and nothing was too much trouble for him to explain. Mark does this in a way that you can easily relate to in day to day scenarios. I have since joined Mark‘s Lightroom Monday group and now enjoy learning all about post production of my images.”

Joan, Middlesex

“I joined Mark on one of his 1 to 1 workshops “New to Photography Workshop” back in April 2019, I wanted to rejuvenate my hobby for photography, having been a member of a local camera club where if your face fits you were ok I wanted to understand more about photography and techniques, well 18 mths on having been a regular attendee on his walks and trips I feel I have learned much more from a very motivated, experienced educator and communicator.”

Malcolm, Somerset
“Many thanks for all the help on your photography workshop in getting me away from auto settings, and understanding depth of field, rule of 3rds ect, it has been a great help in improving my photography skills and making everything even more enjoyable than I ever thought possible, Many thanks, Mark.” Mike, Taunton, Somerset
“Mark has the knack of simplifying the technical. He is always available to answer questions, even when they have been asked before.” Katrina, Minehead, Somerset
“After having owned my Nikon DSLR camera for many years and never having taken it off Auto, I decided to join Mark on one of his Full Day Camera courses. He took me through the basics and encouraged me throughout the day, by adding new skills at varying locations. By the time we had finished, I felt confident to continue learning and practising my new skills. A great day for those who need to better understand their camera. Thanks Mark.” Karen, Porlock, Somerset
“Mark has endless patience, is very encouraging and has a wealth of knowledge, he has been a great support in helping me progress my intermediate photography skills from capturing the shot to editing in Lightroom.” Joanne, Minehead, Somerset
”We had some lovely days with sun, clouds, rain and wind. Today an Exmoor photographer showed us some beautiful places on Exmoor. Thank you Mark Stothard for taking us the whole day out and giving us a lot of tips ?” Elma, Facebook, NL
“Mark’s passion for his art of photography, comes through in the warmth and professionalism he shows in all his workshops. He makes you feel welcome, relaxed and nothing is too much trouble! He simplifies instructions so that we can all understand. We all come away feeling greatly inspired and with new knowledge to become better photographers ourselves. His variety of workshops shows his broad knowledge. I particularly enjoyed the trip out onto Exmoor to photograph ponies and Highland cattle, where his enthusiasm is evident. The ambience of the smaller groups, where everyone is friendly and Mark inspires us to help each other, as well as sharing his tips and knowledge with us. I would thoroughly recommend attending any of his workshops.” Sue, Bridgwater, Somerset


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