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A professional photographer in Devon, south-west England, working locally, nationally and internationally

An experienced and qualified photographer, a Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP)

Nigel Hicks

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Upcoming one-day photography workshops

Below is an introduction to each of Nigel’s planned one-day photography courses. We hope you find something you’d like to come along to.

Before that we have a few general points to remember:

Price: For Nigel’s 2019 and 2020 one-day courses the fee is £95 per person. The price excludes meals and local transportation.

What we provide: We will provide light refreshments, but please bring your own lunch (or the means to buy it) and transportation. Those coming from a distance will be responsible for arranging their own accommodation.

Time: Most courses last either from 10am to 5pm or lunchtime to sunset/dusk, depending on weather and light conditions, though some courses do have other timings.

Booking: To reserve a place on a one-day course, simply send us an e-mail, and then make payment either by sending us a cheque, online at our PayPal page or via BACS. For full course booking details click here….>

One-day photography course listings

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Exmoor in autumn

19 October 2019. Lynton and Lynmouth, north Devon.

Autumnal coastal, woodland and moorland photography in the countryside around these two lovely Exmoor towns.

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Dartmoor in autumn

26 October 2019. Fingle Bridge and Gidleigh Common, near Chagford, Devon.

Autumnal woodlands along the River Teign, and open moorland landscapes.

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Low light/long exposure photography

3 Nov 2019. Exmouth, Devon.

Photography of the coast and skies around Exmouth and nearby Budleigh Salterton in the late afternoon, dusk and night. Note this course is on a Sunday.

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Wildlife photography

16 November 2019. Somerset and north Devon.

Early morning photography of deer and bird life. Dunster and Lynmouth areas.

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Buy a photography course gift voucher Autumn beech colours in woodland along the River Teign, near Fingle Bridge, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, Great Britain. A photograph of a tree skeleton on Dartmoor, photographed by Nigel Hicks, a professional commercial photographer in Devon, south west England.

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A Roe Deer spotted among vegetation.

2020 one-day photography courses

Low light/long exposure photography

28 March 2020. Exmouth, Devon.

Photography of the coast and skies around Exmouth and nearby Budleigh Salterton in the late afternoon, dusk and night.

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South Devon coastal landscapes

26 April 2020, Bigbury and Bantham, Devon.

Afternoon and evening photography of the stunning beaches at Bantham and Bigbury, the cliffs of Burgh Island, and the estuary of the River Avon, culminating in sunset views from Bantham.

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Architecture and travel photography

2 May 2020, Bath.

Daytime photography of many of the historic buildings in the city of Bath, concentrating on architectural features, along with street scenes, especially in and around some of the city’s plazas. Note that this course is on a Sunday.

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Dartmoor in spring

30 May 2020, Dartmeet and Bench Tor, Devon.

Landscape photography in the ancient woodlands along the banks of the River Dart, followed by evening photography on the open moor around Bench Tor.

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Photographic composition and camera handling

6 June 2020, Brixham, Devon.

The fundamentals of how to create great photo compositions, and how to make the best use of the main features on your digital camera, using the harbour at Brixham and the gardens at Cockington as our photo locations.

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Courses for the autumn of 2020 will follow shortly.

The night sky, with star circling around the Pole Star, seen from Budleigh Salterton, Devon. Sunset over the estuary of the River Exe, seen from Exmouth, Devon. Sand dune on Bantham beach, Devon. Pulteney Bridge, Bath. Bench Tor, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. The rose garden at Cockington Court, Torquay, Devon.