The Photography Masters

The Ultimate UK Wedding Photography Training Course

Supercharge your Weddings!  Get Inspired


The Photography Masters is a fantastic opportunity to be hands-on learning with FOUR Wedding Photography Masters who will be sharing many years of their experience and knowledge with you.  Not forgetting our fifth Master, Sean McCormack,  who is not only a brilliant photographer but he is also a Lightroom Guru.  Do not miss out on this great opportunity.

Just park your car on Monday morning and drive home on Thursday night. Four full days of intensive photography learning. PLUS, all of your meals and your accommodation included!

Photography Training doesn’t get any better than that!                                    

Date:    Sold Out

30th September 2019 – 3rd October 2019

Starting at 09:00 am on Monday with a big welcome and hot bacon butties and coffee!!          


What will you learn?

  • Shooting Documentary Weddings with Kevin Mullins;
  • Direct couples for better photos;
  • Effectively book clients;
  • Planning and preparation;
  • Use Adobe Lightroom with Lightroom Specialist Sean McCormack;
  • Shoot for album and design;
  • Market, Sell & Price appropriately;
  • How to find light and shoot in poor light conditions and harsh UK weather;
  • Bridal Portraiture;
  • Shooting Fashion inspired Weddings with Stuart Wood;
  • Off-camera-flash for inspired lighting;
  • Control and understand available light;
  • Master group photography;
  • Use Fuji cameras and equipment;
  • Flash Centre will be providing lighting equipment for you to use;
  • and so much more…

“The Photography Masters has got to be one of the best courses I have been on.  The  course went over and beyond expectations.  I learnt so much about how to run my  business properly as well as learning new photography skills.  Fantastic.”

What is included:

Deluxe Bedroom with Ensuite (no single occupancy charge)

All your meals will include:  breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and a three-course evening meal;

Training with four top UK wedding photographers;

Lightroom Training with Sean McCormack;

Spread the cost with instalments;

All inclusive cost for your place is £995, no hidden extras;

Do you live locally to Makeney Hall?  Would you prefer to attend daily?  You can book a non-residential place for £695  [Non-resident:  9:00 am – 5 pm daily and will include lunch, afternoon tea and all-day refreshments]

“It was the best experience I’ve ever had. The Photography Masters is totally so well organised and jam packed full of information, what a course.”

“Thank you everyone this week has been amazing”  

“Thank you, a fabulous week, absolutely loved every minute”   ❤️

I am so inspired to take my newly acquired knowledge on my next wedding; it can’t come quickly enough. I hoped that this week would encourage me to take more wedding bookings and that’s exactly how I feel, totally inspired… I cannot thank you enough and the whole group for making this such a wonderful training week. Everything was perfect!  Value for money.  I will stop rambling now. Can’t wait to book on the next one!   Thank you, everyone!

“Very well constructed course, excellent trainers.  Great venue.  Can’t wait for next year”

Sean McCormack

Sean McCormack

Sean McCormack is a FujiFilm X Photographer, based in the rather wet city of Galway on the west coast of Ireland.  He is one of the ones that made the transition from film to digital, so in his words “he’s been at it for a while”. Sean’s been involved with Lightroom from the very beginning and was listed as an MVP (most valuable participant) at the Lightroom 1.0 launch.  Sean is a regular writer for two magazines, Lightroom Magazine – Kelby One and Digital Camera World; Adobe Community Professional for Lightroom;  Author – The Indispensable Lightroom CC and the Essential Craft for Development & Vision;

Stuart Wood

Stuart Wood 

Stuart is celebrated as one of the UK’s top wedding photographers. Stuart will be sharing with you his editorial style,  his signature high-end and distinctive lighting techniques that he uses with his clients including BBC, ITV and the Radio Times.  All techniques you can quickly adapt for your weddings.

Winner of the MPA UK Press, PR & Events Photographer of the Year 2015/2016

Finalist & Highly Commended Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2013  Winner of 4 Awards in the 2012 National Photographic Awards

TV/Commercial Photography – click here

Kevin Mullins

Kevin Mullins Photography

Since 2008 Kevin has been shooting a style of wedding photography widely known as “wedding photojournalism” or “documentary wedding photography”. ​

Kevin became one of the first Fujifilm official X-Photographers in the UK and has shot weddings and social family photography right across the world.

Kevin has given workshops right across the globe, from Argentina, USA and Japan.

Recently, Kevin’s work was exhibited at Fujifilm’s Headquarters in Tokyo Square.

Julie Oswin

Julie Oswin Photography

With background as a Lecturer of Photography at Loughborough College of Art & Design, Julie shares with you a wealth of knowledge on photography, weddings and business.  She has been a professional photographer for over 20 years.

Julie is   “…gifted, calm, unassuming, generous, has a bubbly personality and a truly excellent trainer.” 

The fourth woman in the UK to be awarded a Fellowship in Wedding Photography by the BIPP (2013) and SWPP (2017);  Achieved her Master Craftsman with The Guild of Wedding Photographers (2013).  

Makeney Hall Hotel

Makeney Hall Hotel

THE VENUE:   A magnificent Victorian Country Mansion, Makeney Hall is situated in the heart of Derbyshire in six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with breathtaking views across the Amber Valley.  Only 8 miles from the centre of Derby and two miles from the market town of Belper.  East Midlands Airport is the closest airport.  Derby train station is 4 miles from the hotel.

Directions:  M1 South: Exit at J25 follow A52 to Derby then A6 to Matlock. M1 North: Exit at J28 following A38 to Derby/Burton and follow signs A6 to Matlock.  The hotel is situated just off the A6 in Milford. Turn off the A6 at the King William Pub. The hotel is approx 250 yards on the right-hand side.

Ozzie Malik

Di Vinci Photography

“A photographer’s skill is based on their sensitivity, their ‘eye’, and their ability to involve themselves immediately with others – not their cameras.  Ozzie Malik has that skill.  Ozzie Malik has that passion and an ability to draw out the inner essence and character of the people he is photographing; he does this by watching, listening, noticing and even predicting events that are happening all around him.  He studies architecture, life and above all else people but he does not do this knowingly he does it instinctively. It comes from within, it is him, and that is what will learn from him”

David A. Williams M. Photog. FRPS ALPE

“One word.  Fantastic!!!   I’ve booked again for 2019!