All photographs on this site are copyright Nigel Hicks, unless otherwise stated. All designs are copyright Nigel Hicks Photography. Anyone wishing to use any of Nigel Hicks’s photographs, whether on this website or not, should contact Nigel for agreement of usage terms. To use any images without such prior agreement in writing is against copyright law. Please remember: the sale of photography services and the licensing of photographs is how Nigel makes his living, so please do not expect to be able to use any of his photographs for free!

The badge of the British Inttitute of Professional Photography

Nigel is a qualified professional photographer, a member of the BIPP, qualified to Fellowship, the Institute’s highest level, ensuring high professional standards in photographic services.

See our photography terms and conditions

See our privacy policy

Follow Nigel Hicks Photography on social media

Visit and subscribe to Nigel Hicks's YouTube Channel The Facebook badge The Twitter badge The Linked In badge. The Google Plus badge

Sign up for our e-mail news updates

* indicates required

Note that you will be able to unsubscribe at any time. Your contact details will be held safely by Mailchimp, our selected auto-mailing system, and will be passed to no other party.

Nigel’s work is represented by the

National Geographic Image Collection.

To see the images and videos he has with NGIC, please visit

See the images that Nigel Hicks has with the National Geographic Image Collection

Nigel Hicks


Contact Us


A professional photographer based in Devon, south-west England

A highly experienced and qualified photographer, shooting for the National Geographic Image Collection.

Tel 01626 770181; Email


Ask a question about this course

See our courses terms and conditions

Book a place on this course

Camera Handling and Photo Composition One-day Photography Course

Fundamentals of camera handling and photography composition one-day course

6 June 2020. Brixham, Torbay, Devon

Course location: Brixham harbour and Berry Head, near Brixham or Cockington Court Garden, Torquay.

Times: 10am to 5pm

Price: £95 per person

A day of varied photo subjects, ranging from the boats and harbour at Brixham to the clifftop views and wild flowers of nearby Berry Head, or the gardens of Cockington Court. This course will give some general photography tuition, aimed largely at those struggling to get to grips with their digital cameras (DSLR or compact) and/or wanting to understand some of the most fundamental photography techniques.

We will spend the morning photographing the many and varied scenes in and around Brixham harbour, using the wide views, boats and close details as our photo subjects. In the afternoon we will move to either Berry Head or Cockington Court Garden (in Torquay), where we’ll apply similar photography techniques to plants and either coastal views of gardens.

The course will aim to teach the following skills:

Participants should have at least a knowledge of how to operate their own camera in order to get simple images. Beyond this, the main requirements are enthusiasm, an open mind and a readiness to learn!

Note: Since we’ll be working outdoors, what we are able to do during the day is very weather-dependent. Weather conditions may make it necessary to vary the itinerary.

Go to Nigel's blog

See other one-day courses:

28 Mar  2020 - Low light photography

26 Apr 2020 - South Devon coasts

3 May 2020 - Architecture & travel

30 May 2020 - Dartmoor in spring

5 Sept 2020 - Atlantic coast landscapes

3 Oct 2020 - Jurassic Coast photography

17 Oct 2020 - Exmoor in autumn

24 Oct 2020 - Dartmoor in autumn

7 Nov 2020 - Wildlife photography

Return to the Photography Courses main page….>

Need a gift for a photography lover?

Buy one of our

photography course gift vouchers

Click here to buy online…>

Buy a photography course gift voucher