Introducing Jessops Academy photography courses, available at venues across the UK

A great gift idea, or the perfect way to quickly and easily improve your own photography skills.
Novice or amateur enthusiast, Jessops Academy Courses are the quick and easy way to enhance your photography skills! Jessops Academy offers a wide choice of courses from beginner levels through to more specialist courses to help you get the best out of your camera. So whether you want to capture the essence of a city, your children in action, a holiday, a wedding, or simply record a hobby like bird watching or sailing, there will be one suited to you.

Courses are run by Jessops’ highly experienced team of trainers, all outstanding photographers in their own right. Jessops Academy Courses last a full day (10-4pm) and prices start from just £119, or £79 when bought with any camera, lens or flashgun.

Introducing Jessops Academy photography courses, available at venues across the UK
In addition to the full day courses, Jessops Academy also offers bespoke one to one tutorials in each of their 28 stores. These tailored sessions are available for just £39 per hour.

“Jessops has an unrivalled heritage in photography and is the UK’s leading photography retailer. With nearly 80 years of expertise and a highly trained team of experts, there is no one else better placed to offer courses such as these on a national scale,” comments Ian Savage, Learning & Development Manager

Jessops Academy Courses

Compact System and Bridge Cameras
Struggling to get the most out of a recently purchased CSC or Bridge Camera? This course has been designed to increase your understanding and confidence with your Camera. £119

Digital SLR Level 1 & 2
These courses are designed for the beginner and experienced DSLR user, respectively. During the day, a trainer will cover a broad range of topics related to basic photography. The course continues to adopt a mix of theory and practical work with the emphasis always seeing the results of all new learnings. Both £119

City Tours Course
This day is designed to challenge the photographer to highlight opportunities for learnings in both creative and technical fields. After each image is shot the trainer will provide instant feedback and assist with adjusting composition and exposure to get the very best from the equipment and the surroundings. £119

This course provides an excellent opportunity for the developing photographer to start to venture into macro photography. Macro photography opens a whole world of interesting and fascinating subjects but actually photographing these can often become challenging due to light sources, equipment and location as well as many other factors. £149

Studio Level 1
Learn to take pictures of your family in a studio situation. Take your own business pack or product shots. Studio photography can be complicated for even the most advanced photographer, with the broad range of products available and techniques. This course aims to make studio photography jargon free and easy to understand. £149

Birds of Prey Photography
This course offers the developing photographer a fantastic opportunity to photograph beautiful birds of prey in an idyllic setting in Shropshire. £129

Wedding Photography Course
The one day wedding photography course is an intensive introduction for all those who have been asked to cover a wedding for friends or family, as well as for those considering making wedding photography a career. It covers getting all those "must have" images for a wedding. £249

For more about Jessops Academy photography courses visit
Course bookings can be made online, in-store or by phone 0844 3303319