Photography Lessons

Regular price £45.00

From absolute beginners to experienced professionals and everyone in between, I've got over ten years experience helping people get more from their camera and photography. All photography lessons are tailored to your needs and centred around practical, inspiring experiences. 

Practical Photography Lessons at a Pace that Suits You

I love helping people develop their photography skills. With over ten years experience now, I know that everyone learns slightly differently and needs varied approaches to get the best from whatever camera they use. From young people with learning difficulties to retired chief execs, photography has a universal appeal and the ability to utterly absorb those who engage with it. I love helping people, as they start to recognise and realise their photographic goals. Please take a look at the different lessons available below (with some specific examples further down) all fees are flat rate, so you can bring a friend and split the cost if you wish! 

Taster sessions (£45) - If you're not sure where you're at, or just want to get a taste for what you could benefit from a lesson, try a taster based at Walking Photography studio in Burley in Wharfedale. 

Half or Full Day Lessons (£135/£250)- The best way to learn and gain the skills you want is on a practical half or full-day lesson. The lessons are flat-rate, so why not bring a friend to share the experience (and cost) with.  

Camera Settings 101 (£90) - For people who have a basic or reasonable grasp of photography/camera modes but want to delve deeper into all the different settings available on their camera. A two-hour session based at the studio as we walk through the camera's menu systems and settings over a cuppa and a biscuit or two!  

Gift Vouchers - Help someone take their photographic journey further with a gift they'll use and remember forever. 

Best of Both Worlds... 

Having a modern, fully fitted studio surrounded by scenic countryside and inspiring wildlife means lesson attendees can get the best of both worlds. Learning in a comfortable environment with modern learning tools while practicing in an engaging and inspirational setting.

Private Photography Lesson Examples...

All lesson can and are tailored around you and what you want to achieve. Below are just a handful of examples of previous lesson content... 

Half Day Lessons (3 hours approx)

- Get to Grips with Photography and Your Camera at the studio and/or outdoors

- Waterfalls and Limestone Pavements at Malham

- Improving Wildlife Photography at Local Nature Reserves and Hides

- Learn advanced photography techniques including flash photography

- Photo Editing with Lightroom and Photoshop

- Night Photography

- Mentoring workshop for aspiring professionals  

Full Day (7 hours approx)

- From Shoot to Print, start with a shoot at a suitably inspiring location and take home an archival, fine art quality print of your favourite shot.

- Camera & Editing Masterclass, get the best from your camera and master your editing skills

- Wildlife Photography Masterclass, improve your wildlife photos at a world class nature reserve like Leighton Moss or Bempton Cliffs 

- Landscape Photography Masterclass in the Lake District

- Red Squirrels & Waterfalls - An unforgettable day  split between photography the Yorkshire Dales' Red Squirrels and the Dales' iconic waterfalls.  

A Relaxed Pace from an Experienced Professional Photographer

I've learnt photography from the ground up. As a photography degree student I honed my craft on film cameras, using wet-based processing and printing techniques in both black and white and colour.

As a professional with over ten years industry experience, I've been at the sharp end of the fast-paced advances in digital cameras and photography. 

I have a genuine and heartfelt love of sharing my knowledge and experience with people and always leave each lesson feeling as inspired as the student! I always make my lessons as practical and enjoyable as possible, because it's the best way to learn! 

“I had such a wonderful day with Rich after receiving a full day’s lesson as a gift from my daughter. He was so helpful on our walk and later with Lightroom. I learned a lot and plan to attend some of his future events.” - 5* Google Review 

Practical Photography Lessons

Whatever stage you are at and whatever equipment you use, I'd love to help you get the best out of your camera.

Practical learning through enjoyable and inspiring experiences, really is the best way to learn and retain the skills that will progress your photography. And that's what Walking Photography Lessons are all about. Leaving you feeling more confident in your approach and in more control of your camera, ready to head out and take some awesome environments. 

Lesson locations are centred around you and tailored what suits your photography.

All lessons include: 

- Private lesson with professional & award-winning photographer  

- A lesson plan specifically suited to your personal criteria

- Flat-rate fee - You can bring a friend at no extra cost!!!

- Personalised PDF notes from your lesson 

A gift that inspires & lasts... Photography Lessons make a unique & original gift that will last. You can buy Lesson Vouchers here. 

About Rich Bunce Walking Photographer:

Rich Bunce is a professional photographer with over 10 years of commercial experience. In that time he has worked with a variety of clients on a broad range of assignments from small publishers to large corporates like Coke Cola and M&S.

Rich became obsessed with photography from the age of around 6 when he received his first 110 film camera that was delivered from the Avon Catalogue.

Since then he went on to complete a National Diploma, Higher National Diploma and BA (hons) in Photography. He has also been honoured with a variety of nominations for several prestigious photography awards including Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Awards, International Garden Photographer of the Year and category winner in the British Wildlife Photography Awards. 

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Can I bring children?

From an early age, photography has played such a key role in my life. As part of my desire to champion photography to young people I offer free places for under 16s when accompanied by a paying adult

What if the weather forecast is bad?

You may be surprised just how many bad forecasts result in beautiful days - it happens a lot!

Walking Photography will always try and proceed with a planned photo walk. If extreme weather conditions or severe accessibility issues arise, then the walk date will rearranged for a convenient date. 

What if the weather is bad? 

It is surprisingly rare to have an event that is completely marred by the weather. With a deep to commitment to offering fun and enjoyable photo walks and workshops, if the event is judged to have been ruined by the weather participants will be given a 50% discount voucher off a future Photo Walk workshop up to the same value. 

Can I bring my camera phone or tablet?

Yes! We welcome camera phone and tablet walkers on most photo walks. There are some events like Get a Grip Course and the Night Photo Walks where you require manual functions on your camera. Such events are clearly noted in the descriptions.

What is the accessibility like? 

Accessibility varies widely from event to event. Please get in touch with any accessibility questions.

Walking Photography also offers Private Leisure Tours at a fixed rate that can be tailored to address any accessibility needs.


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