Photography Workshops 2020

Ian Middleton Photography - Private or group Photography Workshops in 2020

Are you looking for a fun way to learn photography?​

Then come and learn how to take great photos on one of my photography workshops in either England or Slovenia.


I offer photography workshops, tours and tuition to both individuals and groups.


Just bought your first digital SLR? Or maybe you are having trouble understanding the complexities of your compact? Whether you are a budding professional or amateur enthusiast who wants to get more from your camera, there is no better way to learn photography and put these new skills to practice than by travelling around a country resplendent with stunning natural landscapes, interesting people and great light.

Great Locations for photography workshops

All courses take place entirely on location in England or Slovenia where you can learn and develop your photographic skills while enjoying the outdoors and capture dramatic photos at the same time in a relaxed, informal and enjoyable atmosphere, among others who enjoy photography too. Or you can take a private photography workshop, tour or simply a one day course where you will get my undivided attention.

Weekend Photography Workshops and Tours 2020

3 DAY GROUP WORKSHOPS / courses

Durdle Door in the moonlight, Dorset, England. Captured late evening as the moonlight flooded through the rock's archway. The long exposure has also produced some nice star trails to the right of the arch. Durdle door is one of the many stunning locations to visit on the Jurassic coast in southern England.

Jurassic Coast Workshop

Stretching along Dorset and Devon, the Jurassic Coast is so-named because its landscape and geology record 185 million years of the Earth's history. It's packed with fantastic photographic opportunities at anytime of the year, and we'll explore the Dorset stretch, and photography some of the best locations

Jamnik church of Saints Primus and Felician at sunrise, perched on a hill on the Jelovica Plateau with the kamnik alps and storzic mountain in the background, Slovenia.

Spring in Slovenia Workshop

Learn photography in the alpine north of Slovenia. On this photography workshop you can photograph beautiful snow-capped mountains and blossoming trees. In April the mountains can still be snow covered. In May the colours are changing and the landscape is awash with different shades of green.

Autumn in Slovenia Workshop

Alpine lakes and valleys in glorious autumnal colour. Slovenia is stunning in autumn. Photograph the colours of Lake Bled’s island church, and the Julian Alps behind Lake Bohinj as the warm early sunlight breaks through the morning mist. We’ll visit Vintgar Gorge and learn to photograph flowing water effects too.

One Day or Half Day Photography Workshops

private one to one or two people booking together

View across the beautiful Lake Bled, island church at sunset with the beautiful Karavank mountains in the background, Slovenia. Lake Bled is Slovenia's most popular tourist destination and the Karawanke mountains form the border between Slovenia and Austria.

Lake Bled Workshop

The fairytale setting of Lake Bled is a beautiful glacial lake surrounded by towering alpine mountains. The island church on the lake is one of its two most distinctive features, along with the castle perched high on a cliff. Could you imagine a better place to learn?

Morning mist and cloud over Lake Bohinj and the Church of Saint John at sunrise, Triglav National Park, Slovenia

Lake Bohinj Workshop

Lake Bohinj is a photographer's paradise. Spend a day beside this beautiful alpine lake and learn photography at the same time. Nestled in the heart of the Julian Alps and Triglav National Park, the lake rarely fails to provide a stunning moment.

Cerknica lake at dawn, Notranjska, Slovenia. Cerknica is one of many seasonal lakes in the Karst of Western Slovenia, which is a huge limestone landscape. Cerknica is the biggest of the Slovenian seasonal lakes and when completely full is the largest lake in Slovenia.

Seasonal Lakes - Slovenia

Unique one day photography workshops in the Slovenian karst region of the west, where there are a number of seasonal lakes. When these lakes fill up they make superb photographic locations for landscapes and reflections. Choose from a number of great locations.

Jamnik church of Saints Primus and Felician at sunrise, perched on a hill on the Jelovica Plateau with the kamnik alps and storzic mountain in the background, Slovenia.

Slovenia Mountains Workshop

Choose your location on this special Slovenia mountains photography
workshop where I will take you to a choice of spectacular, easy to get to locations, with stunning mountain views.

In the north lies the Julian Alps and the Triglav National Park, lakes Bohinj and Bled are backed my beautiful mountainous scenery.

Other stunning locations include the churches at Jamnik Church and Sveti Tomaz backed by the Kamnik Alps. Or you can even try the Ljubljana Moors to the south. There are many great locations with stunning mountain backdrops

  • 5 star review  Excellent photographer, great at spotting the smaller details that make an great picture even better and is very passionate about what he does. Ian is also a great teacher – after spending a half day workshop with him I have taken away many tips and techniques that will stay with me for a very long time. Ian was very patient and explained everything in good detail

    Alex Taylor Avatar Alex Taylor
    August 16, 2016
  • 5 star review  Captivating scenery, always fresh perspective, photography with passion, dedication and style!

    Nika Middleton Avatar Nika Middleton
    July 11, 2015
  • 5 star review  Excellent one-to-one photography workshop at Lake Bled, Slovenia. Not just covering the techniques but also thinking about image composition and the impact of clouds on the final result. Thoroughly enjoyable and made me rethink the way I take photographs. Thank you, Shaun

    Shaun Dunphy Avatar Shaun Dunphy
    June 11, 2018
  • positive review  I am a solo female traveller who enjoys landscape photography as a hobby and because this was my first trip abroad on my own I decided to book a one to one workshop with Ian, not just for the tuition but also to enable me to photograph in areas I would not otherwise have been able to get to and Ian also provided Hotel pick up and drop off. I attended the workshop on 23/10/2019 around Lake Bohinj in Slovenia. The workshop was originally planned for a Sunrise, however due to Ian’s knowledge he informed me the day before that storms were forecast for early morning, therefore recommended we changed to an 11.30am pickup instead and then stay out later for Sunset and the Blue Hour. When we arrived at Lake Bohinj, Ian took me a walk around various possible composition points and he was very informative in what to look for in a composition and how to research where the best light will be depending on the time of day. He gave me details of Apps he recommended for accurate weather forecasts and to advise on where the sun would rise and set etc. Although the heavy storms had passed, the sky remained very grey and cloudy most of the day, therefore Ian took me to two lakeside locations and a beautiful waterfall quite high up in the mountains where we could make the most of the moody conditions. Unfortunately the cloudy weather did not improve enough for me to photograph a Sunset, however Ian took me to a spot where I was able to photograph in the Blue Hour that follows Sunset which was a new experience for me and I learnt such a lot. Throughout the day Ian allowed me to set up my own compositions and then would advise on focal point, aperture, ISO etc. and if filters could improve the exposure depending on the light. He also gave advice on long exposures, when and when not to try them depending on the movement of the clouds and water and also how to reduce the exposure time by changing other settings on the camera. Ian’s method of teaching is excellent and he answered all my questions in an easy to understand way. Ian is a very friendly and easy to talk to guy and his expertise in landscape photography is evident. I would not hesitate to book another workshop with him.

    Lynn McIlhone Avatar Lynn McIlhone
    August 26, 2019
  • 5 star review  Always look forward to Ian’s work! Absolutely stunning visual images that take me to faraway places every time.

    Rhonda Malec Avatar Rhonda Malec
    July 11, 2015
  • 5 star review  We spent 1.5 days with Ian covering Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and the surrounding areas. Ian knows the area incredibly well and was able to take us to the right places at the right times for the right light and did a great job of dodging the bad weather! He was incredibly helpful and informative and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend one of his workshops.

    Kirsty Simpson Avatar Kirsty Simpson
    June 11, 2018