UK One Day Workshops

wildlife photography close to home and with social distancing

Wild Treasures of Lindisfarne

A socially distanced* photography walk exploring the flora, fauna & landscapes of Norttumberland's Holy Island

August 13 & 20th 2020

September 16 & 25th 2020

  • Love photographing Britain's wildlife and countryside?

  • Love exploring on foot, breathing clean sea air and encountering a wide variety of photographic subjects?

  • Interested in putting a range of nature photography techniques into practice?

  • Want to spend time with like minded photographers on a safe and socially distanced photography workshop? 

  • This is for you!


Diving Gannets of Bass Rock

A socially distanced* boat based photography workshop

Saturday August 29th 2020

  • Unrivalled opportunities for gannet flight, diving and underwater shots

  • Bass Rock backdrop and open sea locations

  • Chance of puffin, razorbill, arctic tern, eider, seal, minke whale, porpoise or dolphin on the journey out and back!

  • Friendly and experienced tutor- come and learn new techniques!

  • Unique challenges for more experienced photographers

Raptors: Fast Action + Creative Portraiture

A socially distanced* workshop featuring the skills of capturing flight action and a range of creative natural portraiture of birds of prey

14 August 2020

24 September 2020
Also Available On Request All Year Round

  • A thorough grounding in the techniques of capturing fast action of birds in flight and creative wildlife portraits

  • Birds of Prey: native raptors and owls, static and in flight, including all seven British owl species, hovering kestrel, buzzard and more

  • authentic natural settings in the Northumberland countryside

Introduction to DSLR Wildlife Filmaking

Available On Request All Year Round

Step by step insights into planning and shooting a short wildlife documentary.  

  • developing your storyline

  • camera settings for videography

  • practical filming techniques

  • shot selection and shooting for the edit

  • field craft

  • bringing it all together - directing the final edit



Small Animals Studio Workshop

Please note that due to Covid19 restrictions this workshop is currently available only for individual tuition



Learn to light and photograph macro subjects, small mammals and exotic reptiles in this innovative new all-weather workshop with post processing tips.


  • Beginner friendly - come and learn new techniques!

  • Unique opportunities for more experienced photographers

  • Discover lighting and micro habitats

  • Not weather-dependent!



Available on request all year round

Farne Islands Summer Seabirds


Also available on request during June & July 2021


Spectacular puffin, guillemot, shag, tern, kittiwake, gannet and marine mammals


  • Beginner friendly - come and learn new techniques!

  • In flight, in water and on nest opportunities with a terrific range of seabirds

  • Unique opportunities for more experienced photographers

  • Option to try wildlife DSLR videography




A personal note from Trai

"The safety of my guests has always been uppermost in my mind, and I have given much thought to appropriate social distancing measures for my workshops.  Though these will be mandatory for the foreseeable future, you can still be assured of a wonderfully intimate experience with the wildlife we encounter.

Thank you in advance for your adherence to the measures below, and for keeping us all safe while we continue to explore new places and enjoy our photography!"


Please note that your booking constitutes acceptance of the need to prioritise safety for yourself and all others associated with the workshop at all times.  This means you agree to adhere strictly to the government's current Covid19 advice throughout, which includes the wearing of masks when necessary.  Anyone not complying with safety measures will be asked to leave the workshop.  No refund will be offered in this circumstance.

Please do not attend the workshop if you or your family are showing any symptoms of Covid 19.  

We cannot accept responsibility for any subsequent infection.

- This workshop will be 100% held outdoors in the beautiful Northumberland countryside

- No group transport: we will travel separately to the meeting point

- Places are strictly limited to 4

- Please do not greet anyone by shaking hands and avoid physical contact at all times

- Only touch your own photography equipment

- Avoid touching your nose, eyes and mouth

- Guests are asked to please arrive with your own masks (N95, R95, KN95 or surgical masks) and they must be    worn according to WHO safety standards.

- 1m+ distancing will be maintained
- Hand sanitiser will be available at all times 
- Trai will also wear gloves when helping with guest cameras

Other than that it will be business as usual with the most wonderful and creative photographic opportunities!



"At this time of social distancing, and the wearing of face masks when at a distance of 1 metre or less, it is necessary to continue with as many pastimes as we can.

Having experienced one of your Photographic Workshops I believe my safety and the safety of the whole group was well managed and at no time did I consider myself at risk. 


I consider the workshop met all necessary controls to maintain a safe environment.  At the same time, interaction was still possible to provide the necessary coaching along with questions and answers.

Overall, the session was without doubt a valuable experience.  I learnt some very useful tips and the day gave me further confidence to tackle tricky lighting conditions in the future.  Looking forward to other workshops!"

JIM IMBER, pictured above right attending our recent Raptors workshop

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