Sadly, we are only able to run Virtual Courses during this phase of the Pandemic

At the moment we are only able to run Virtual Photography Training Sessions over Zoom.

You will learn with all the benefits of being here in person and be able to ask me questions just as you would on a normal group course. You can always contact me afterwards if you are unsure of anything.

To take part in this virtual training drop an email to glen@digitalphotographycourses.co.uk.

60 Minute mini 121 Zoom calls on any topic including – photo feedback,  Photoshop or Lightroom Tuition.

Either drop me an email with your question, or we can have a free 10 minute conversation, so you can tell me what you want to know before commiting to the 1 hour session.

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After three years at university I’ve learnt more in 7 hours on Glen’s course than I did at university... It’s been a big help learning the tips and tricks of photography and I would highly recommend this course to anyone . Matt Letts

Photography Courses with Award Winning Leicester Mercury Press Photographer & College Tutor - Glen Tillyard.

As a professional press photographer, I have to get the best picture, in the shortest possible time, every time.
This is what I will teach you on every one of our 20 plus photography courses.
As a college tutor I know that every student has a different learning style so why would you choose to have photography tuition from a cheap wedding photographer or sales assistant?

Our jargon free courses are limited to six students and will suit everyone from the complete novice to the intermediate photographer.  Training takes place in the picturesque village of Smeeton Westerby in beautiful rural Leicestershire. Course run from 9-30am to 5pm and include a light lunch. They are suitable for Digital SLRs, Mirrorless EVF Cameras and Bridge or Hybrid Cameras.

The Beginners Photography Course includes a free pocket guide to landscape, portrait and action photography.

  • 5 star review  Glen started me on the road with the beginners course. I have done several more courses since. They're fun and informative and have the right balance of practical work. Would highly recommend. I have attached some photos, my first attempts at new techniques, taken on some of the courses.

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    4/29/2019
  • 5 star review  Having recently completed two of Glen's courses (beginner and lightroom) I can highly recommend any budding photographer to do the same. The courses are well run and at a pace and style that makes learning easy and fun. Glen has the patience of a saint and the ability to teach without feeling like you're being spoken down to or made to feel foolish in anyway. If you are looking to improve your photography, whether you're just starting out or looking to go professional this is the place to come.

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    8/29/2019
  • 5 star review  Whenever I see a friend or colleague using their expensive digital camera in auto mode I recommend Glen to them. In the space of the day I went from thinking I knew how to use my camera to really understanding the techniques behind getting some great shots. Small group sizes mean Glen has time to spend on you, a lovely location great for taking pictures and the satisfaction that you're really using your camera to the best of it's and your abilities. Would not hesitate to recommend Glen and DPC.

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    7/16/2019
  • 5 star review  I have attended Beginner, Intermediate, Macro, Lightroom, Night and Advanced Night courses with Glen and each course increases your knowledge and understanding of the fascinating subject of Photography. Glens knowledge is simply astounding and covers every aspect of the subject and the workings and controls of any DSLR you could name. Information is presented at a pace that is easy to understand with no pretence or haste to move along. The beginners course alone will give you all you need to revolutionise your photography and head on out there with your camera ready to capture anything.....

    thumb Michael Statham
    2/23/2020
  • 5 star review  I bought a DSLR camera a few years ago, and like most people, believed all I need was to leave it on 'Auto' and snap away. Feeling I need more from this investment, I sought out some tuition and hit lucky. In a relaxed environment, and a well-placed and friendly style, Glen opened my eyes to a new world. That journey continues to this day, Glen has sought me how take photographs that I am proud of. Whatever you want from a photography cause, Glen will teach you so much more. Recommended without reservation.

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    8/23/2019

Please Choose a Photography Course or Gift Voucher Below
Sadly, we are only able to run 121 or Virtual Courses during the Pandemic

All Group Photography Courses are £135. Private Photography Tuition is £325 and 221 Tuition is £199.

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121 Digital Photography Course Gift Vouchers

Photography Courses Gift Vouchers are available as full or part payment for any courses.They can be booked for a certain date or be left open for up to one year.
They are available in £25, £50, £75, £100, £135 and £325 options for Birthdays, Christmas, Anniversaries or any occasion.

  • 5 star review  My wife bought me a beginner course as a birthday gift after I had bought a DSLR for our Skye holiday, where I pretty much just used the auto setting on the camera. I am now using all the settings except auto. Glen paced the course very well and established what the attendees wanted from the outset, so he had our objectives in mind when delivering the course. It was a good mix of theory and practical, putting into use what we had covered. The follow-up summary was very useful, including the advice on composition and shot selection. The after-course support is also top notch, providing a network to ensure the attendee can continue to develop and nurture their photography skills.

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    10/01/2019
  • 5 star review  Glen started me on the road with the beginners course. I have done several more courses since. They're fun and informative and have the right balance of practical work. Would highly recommend. I have attached some photos, my first attempts at new techniques, taken on some of the courses.

    thumb Claire Jackson
    4/30/2019
  • 5 star review  Having recently completed two of Glen's courses (beginner and lightroom) I can highly recommend any budding photographer to do the same. The courses are well run and at a pace and style that makes learning easy and fun. Glen has the patience of a saint and the ability to teach without feeling like you're being spoken down to or made to feel foolish in anyway. If you are looking to improve your photography, whether you're just starting out or looking to go professional this is the place to come.

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    8/29/2019
  • 5 star review  Well I started with Glen say about nearly 9 or 10 years ago with a new camera. Started with the basic course & yes he got me hooked. Changed to another camera, bought more lens. Also did many more of his courses. Loved the way he taught, easy & didn’t rush you through things. I have now so much enjoyment out of my camera & no more auto settings. Thanks Glen. X. Also thanks to Jacqui for lovely lunches & warm welcome from Misty.

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    8/21/2019
  • 5 star review  Having now done several courses with Glen. I would highly recommend all his courses from beginners to the more advanced ones, they are all excellent and are taught at a pace that suits everyone. Glen is so knowledgeable with every course well-structured and interactive in an easy informal way.

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    9/10/2019