My Photography for Parents workshop at Applegarth Farm, Grayshott, Surrey

When I first moved to the Haslemere/Farnham area 18 months ago, we visited Applegarth Farm in Grayshott and immediately knew it would be perfect for my Photography for Parents workshop. I love running my workshops in places that add to the experience and Applegarth certainly does that. With a gorgeous farm shop, restaurant, art studios and relaxing places to sit, …

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My Delight Retreat for professional family photographers

I hope you had a lovely weekend. A few weeks ago I held my first Delight retreat which is a 3 day workshop retreat for professional family & child photographers. I have been planning this retreat for ages (actually years!) so I was so delighted that it went fantastically and I got rave reviews from the 10 photographers that attended. …

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How to create a gallery wall of your photos

If you’ve read my blog before, I’m sure you already know how passionate I am about getting your photos off your computer and out in your home so you can enjoy them every day. (See this blog post I wrote about creating digital family albums.) I love looking at interior and photo presentation ideas on Pinterest (here I am on …

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Photos from my ‘next stage’ photography workshop in Surrey

I had a lovely morning yesterday at my Photography for Parents – the next stage workshop. I only run this workshop a couple of times a year and it’s just for parents who have attended my beginners workshop. It’s always great to see everyone again and to see how they are progressing with their photography. Before the workshop I ask …

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Photography workshop for parents in Surrey

It’s been a busy start to the year for me with lots of workshops and headshot sessions. I also ran a masterclass at Europe’s largest photography convention last weekend. Although I’m very used to speaking in front of 8 or 9 people at my workshops, standing up and speaking in front of 70 professional photographers for 2 hours felt rather …

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My first photography workshop of the year

This morning I had such a lovely group of parents for my first Photography for Parents workshop of the year at the Medicine Garden in Cobham. I love this shot of them all having a giggle! I worked out on my way there this morning that I’ve taught this workshop now to more than 400 happy parents since I first …

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My top 5 tips for taking more than just snaps this Christmas

With everything else that’s going on during the holidays, it’s easy to not give much thought to taking photos, to grab your camera at the last minute and start snapping away. Then you look back at your photos afterwards and realise that they didn’t really capture the moment at all.  All you’ve ended up with just boring snapshots of your …

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Xmas promo – 45% off my online photography course for parents

I hope you’re all well and staying warm now the temperatures have dropped…I’m sitting in my office with a massive cardigan on dreaming of sunshine! I know we will all be bombarded with Black Friday offers over the coming week as it seems to be taking over the globe, so I thought I would try and beat the rush and …

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My Photography for Parents workshop in Cobham, Surrey

On Tuesday I had a lovely group of parents at my Photography for Parents workshop at The Medicine Garden in Surrey. Rather than me tell you how the morning went, I’ll let you hear it from them…. “Mindbogglingly brillant! Lots of information but explained gently and clearly. Vicki’s passion for photography is inspiring and I can’t wait to get home …

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My ‘Photography for Parents – the next stage’ workshop in Hindhead, Surrey

A few weeks ago I had a group of lovely mum’s in my home in Hindhead, Surrey for the morning for my ‘Photography for Parents – the next stage’ workshop. I absolutely love teaching this workshop. It’s practical and interactive, the parents get lots of time to practise the new skills they have just learnt on each other. (That’s me …

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