Photography Workshops & Training

Karl Bratby professional photographer offering photographic training and workshops in nottinghamshire and derbyshire.


Karl Bratby FBIPP is an experienced photographic tutor and has been a practicing professional photographer for over 20 years, A regular on the lecture circuit, Karl is also an avid contributor to photographic publications. He is passionate about the education of photographers and improving the professional standards of UK photographers to keep them at the forefront of image making.

Be wary of the many unqualified photography teachers – train instead with a multi-international award winning, highly-respected and acclaimed Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photographers (FBIPP for short), approved qualifications assessor and mentor to many photographers around the world.


Group Workshops : Location Lighting

Karl will teach the technique to achieve dramatic studio quality images shot on location using the latest battery power generators and studio strobe heads. Various light modifiers will be demonstrated to show their ability and what effect they can have on the final image. Learn how to combine natural light and flash, the techniques of balancing the light sources using lighting ratios and how these ratios can determine the drama and dynamics of the images you will create.


Group Workshops : Studio Lighting 

Karl teaches group workshops in creative studio lighting techniques from beginner to advanced level. Group sessions of 4 to 8 photographers - small groups are better to be able to give the maximum of individual attention to each delegate whether theory or practice, all in the fully equipped custom built studio. Professional models are available for the practical side of the workshops. Group workshop pricing range's from £295 - £395 dependant on location and course details.


One 2 One Training

The best way to learn the art of photography, whether it be the basics or advanced techniques, is a one 2 one session with Karl either in the Studio or on location. Includes individual attention throughout the training, but be warned, masses of information may BLOW your mind! Karl will make the course specific for your level and needs, built around your specific requirements and ability - learn at your pace not at the pace of others in a group workshop. This is the ultimate learning experience. Courses can be as little as a day but to get the most out of it a 3 day intensive course is recommended. We can also offer backup and support once your one 2 one is finished. One 2 One course's are priced at £595 for a full day or, for the best learning experience a 3 day One 2 One is recommend, 3 full days £1395, all model expenses included.

Portfolio Review & Mini intensive

These are unique mini courses on a one 2 one basis and can either be used as a taster course to the full day training courses or the Academy training. each session last 2 hours and are tailored around the individuals needs, a portfolio review is the starting point and then onto some brainstorming techniques and skill building. One date per month is sat aside for these very popular sessions but can be booked around your busy schedule. These are also perfect Gift courses for a friend or family member. This unique mini workshop is priced at £100

Call karl for more details on any of the courses and trainings sessions, fill out our contact form or call 07986 788704 

Academy Training - 12 month program.

New for 2015/16 is our academy training course, one day per month for 12 months, 11 days will be one 2 one and one a group workshop over 2 days. This will be the ultimate learning experience, tailored to your specific needs. A plan will be set for the 12 months to ensure you get the most out of this unique course. Projects will be set, email and phone support throughout the 12 month period is also offered. Karl is very excited about this new academy training program! Applications for the 2016 academy are being taken for March start dates. Call Karl for more information or to book you place on the program, places are limited per year to 6.


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