Essex Photography Workshops

Paul’s Studio Photography Workshops, based in Essex, are perfect if you are a complete beginner, enthusiastic amateur or a professional photographer.

All of our workshops are carefully designed to be motivational, enjoyable and – most importantly – beneficial to your photography skill set. If you have any questions or would like to book, please get in touch.

We have 6 photography
workshops for you to choose from


beginNers photography course

Do you want to learn how to use your camera properly? If so the beginners photography course is perfect for you.

After this workshop you will be more confident with your camera and its capabilities, which will enable you to capture images just as you envisaged them.

We are proud to have many clients who started with this workshop and have developed into superb photographers.

The schedule

Sunday 2nd October 2022

10.30am - 4.30pm


Sunday 8th January 2023

10.30am - 4.30pm


Sunday 26th March 2023

10.30am - 4.30pm




The perfect follow on workshop from our beginners photography course. 
This is for photographers who already understand the basics – You may be looking to take your photography to the next level, or even contemplating turning your hobby into a career.

The schedule

Sunday 16th April 2023

10.30am - 4.30pm




Learn how to capture striking studio portraits. We will demonstrate where to position lighting, which camera settings are used and how to best pose your model.

We will show you what different light shapers do, demonstrate lighting set-ups using one light and show you how to set-up multiple lights and balance them. Throughout the evening you will be guided and encouraged to capture your own images of our professional model.

You will leave feeling confident in studio lighting, posing and camera settings.

The schedule

Monday 1st August 2022

5pm - 9pm


Monday 12th June 2023

5pm - 9pm




Do you want to develop your skills to meet the dynamic requirements of  becoming a wedding photographer?

Take loads of knowledge, hints and tips from a live shoot led by Paul – including posing , lighting and composition. Then put what you have absorbed straight into action – you will get the opportunity to take your own shots of our professional models.

This workshop will take you beyond photography, into the often overlooked aspects of marketing, pricing and editing.

You will complete the day with a thorough understanding of how to take beautiful wedding pictures and run a successful wedding photography business.

The schedule

Sunday 14th May 2023

10am - 4pm



Business Development Training

Are you about to start a photography business, or does your existing business need a boost?

To be successful in such a competitive industry requires more than excellent photography skills. 

Join us to learn key marketing aspects that are crucial to creating and running a profitable and successful photography business.

The schedule

10am - 6pm


Monday 9th Janruary 2023 (Fully Booked)

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One - to - one mentoring

Photography mentoring with Paul will give you clear professional development. It will cover – but not be limited to – business skills, marketing, development of style, posing, lighting and professional qualifications. Each programme will be designed around your objectives, and take your photography in the direction of your aspirations.

Please contact Paul to see if one to one mentoring would be the best option for you.

Photographers that have been trained or mentored by Paul

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Facebook community page.

Our interactive Facebook community is a fantastic platform where you can ask questions, post  pictures for critique and find out about our fun social events.


We have had photographers as young as 11 attend. Anyone under 16 will need to be accompanied by a guardian. 

We have had many clients who have little or no experience.  If you are a complete beginner or not comfortable using all your cameras settings we recommended you start with our Beginners Photography Course.

Yes anything you create can be used on your social media and websites.

No, If you let us know in advance of any training course we can supply you with a camera.