Photography Course for Adults in Bristol, UK

Who are the photography courses suitable for?

Do you have a great camera, but don’t really know how to use it yet? Or you are keen to buy a new camera and don’t know where to start.

My beginners photography courses are a fun and friendly learning experience. Learn alongside other adults or with a 1 to 1 lesson. The course take place in beautiful outdoor settings in and around Bristol. The courses are often focused on portraiture but also includes macro and landscape photography tips.

beginners photography course
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your instructor

Lisa Victoria has years of teaching experience and communicates in a language that you will understand and enjoy. Previously employed as an art lecturer for ages 16 plus. She holds a degree in Fine Art and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.

Lisa has been a professional family and baby photographer in Bristol for just over 10 years.

Beginners photography course Bristol

Wednesday 12th June, 2024

Saturday 19th October 2024

Sunday January 19th 2025

Gift vouchers available- printed & emailed version- email

photography gift voucher

1 to 1 course bespoke photography courses

I also offer 1 to 1 training. This is great if you want to learn something specific tailored to you. To book please email or fill in my contact form

Group classes £99 Max 8 (4 hrs)- Every quarter

1 to 1 teaching (2.5 hrs) tailored to your needs. Location : Bristol £250 

2 to 1 teaching (2hrs) £399

For professional photographers- Lifestyle newborn photography course £699, Outdoor seasonal photography £550 Natural Maternity £599

weekday and weekend courses

Take a look at the online calendar for instant booking onto a weekday or weekend 1 day course

any camera

Bring along any camera you have. It's the perfect opportunity to get to know your camera or to purchase in the future

qualified instructor

Your instructor Lisa has a Post graduate qualification in teaching.

free worksheets

All of the important information will be printed in a booklet for you.. Know your ISO. AV, TV & white balance for years after the course.

Lunch included

The day is full of learning but also relaxing and enjoyable for you. A buffet lunch is provided on 1 day beginners courses.

peacefull location

All courses are either based on the outskirts of Bristol in a quiet rural location. Or a nearby area of outstanding beauty.

examples of work by Lisa Victoria Photography


"What type of camera do I need for the photography course?"

Any camera is the answer- You may already have a camera that lets you shoot manually but you only really use it in manual mode. If you don’t yet have a digital SLR I have one that you can use on the day.

The quality of a photograph isn’t always down to the camera, don’t feel you need expensive kit to get started. I will teach you how to find the best light, posing techniques and capturing natural expressions.

"What will I Learn on your beginner’s photography day?"

The course will teach you how to shoot in manual mode first and you will go away with the knowledge and understanding of Aperture, shutter speed and ISO (Impress your family and friends).

The following will also be covered:

  • Lense types and the differences they create
  • Understanding white balance
  • How to get gorgeous blurry backgrounds
  • Understand Light and where to find the best spots for portraiture
  • How to get sharp and perfectly focused photographs
  • How to capture movement creatively
  • What to look for in locations to take photographs


Photographs taken by parents after the course

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