Southampton photography training workshops 

Welcome to Southampton photography training workshops by Julian and Sue Porter.

Maybe you’re already a pro, looking to specialise, or you want to develop a pro’s eye? Or you’re wanting to learn the ropes – getting to know your digital equipment is key. You can learn from Julian Porter Photography. Sue and I are among the most-respected photography professionals in the country.

Want to master something? You should learn from the masters.

Getting to know your camera workshop. 

This is our most popular Southampton photography training workshops for beginners and those who have a camera and use it in auto mode. Both Sue and I will teach you to use creative modes and to make your camera work for you. We teach you all about focus points, metering and ISO as well as a host of other things. Sue and I also show you which mode inn your camera will be better for you.  This day starts in our studio and then we head up to Marwell for a few hours. Other places are available depending on your tastes and camera equipment.

Camera equipment

Ideally the Marwell day suits people with a zoom lens around 200mm. But if in doubt just message or call me. We have a Nikon camera and selection of lenses you are welcome to use for this day at no extra cost.  If you are new and looking to change or upgrade your equipment then this workshop is a great way to start. Once you understand using your camera then all cameras are the same.

We finish with some basic editing back in the studio.  

Workshops are run 7 days a week and start at 9:15am for coffee and finish around 4pm please call us on 02380 767084 with any questions.


£250.00 including entrance fee’s transport to marwell and lunch (This is an offer price whilst available) 


Studio portraits day.

If your new to the business or maybe a location photographer looking to get into lucrative studio work. Then this is the Southampton photography training workshops for you. Learn how to pose, light and shoot and edit in a studio with a variety of backdrops and lighting techniques. We bring a variety of models throughout the day to photograph.

This workshop is run 7 days a week and start at 9:30am for coffee and finish around 5pm please call us on 02380 767084 with any questions.


£520.00 includes modelling fee’s bring a friend along for £150 extra and share the cost.


Boudoir photography day.

Learn how to pose, light, shoot and edit boudoirs photos in a studio or hotel environment.  This is an amazing opportunity for anyone wanting to get into this lucrative market. We bring a couple of wonderful models to help you create some amazing photographs. Start your portfolio the right way.

This workshop is run 7 days a week and start at 9:30am for coffee and finish around 5pm please call us on 02380 767084 with any questions.


£520.00 includes modelling fee’s bring a friend along for £200 extra and share the cost.


Embracing the sun.

During this popular Southampton photography training workshops we teach you all about location shooting. Learn how to photograph outside properly and make the most of the sunshine. We have several locations for this depending on your preferences and will supply a couple of great models.

There will be no need to run for the shade during your weddings or shoots after taking this one day workshop.

This workshop is run 7 days a week and start at 9:30am for coffee and finish around 5pm please call us on 02380 767084 with any questions.


£520.00 includes modelling fee’s bring a friend along for £150 extra and share the cost.


3 part landscape workshop.

This is a 3 part intesnsive workshop. First we start with an hour or so session on the technique at our studio. We teach you all about settings and lens and filter choice. Then we have a full day on location which is normally down in Dorset or in the New Forest again depends on your preferences. And finally a session on editing again back at our dedicated editing suite. Its a fab way to learn all about landscape photography and use our huge range os specialised Lee filters and accesories.


£500.00 bring a friend for an extra £100 and share the cost.


6 hour Photography editing workshop.

Learn how we edit our photos in our dedicated editing suite. Fast and precise is what we aim for. Most location and studio photos can be edited in under 60 seconds and we show you how. To start with we will sort your shooting to make sure you are getting the best from your camera. Then we work on your storage and backup strategy. Next comes your workflow which is critical for a professional photographer and lastly we work on your actual editing through various programs including but not limited to: Bridge, Photo Mechanic, Lightroom and Photoshop. These will help you get the most from your photographs in the minimum amount of time. In turn this will leave you much more time to actually “be a photographer”

We also go into more technical editing such as adding beautiful skies to photographs, Changing heads and opening eyes. Adding overlays like bubbles and fireworks and snow for this Christmas shoots. Anything your struggling with can be covered during this day.

This is our most popular Southampton photography training workshops for new professional photographers.  We can work the 6 hour workshop to suit your day.


£350.00 for a 6 hour day editing in our fully equipped editing suite.


All workshops include littrature to take away, Photoshop actions pack and any photographs we edit from your time with us.

Don’t see what you want here?  please call us on 02380 767084