David Speight Photography

autumn in the lake district Photography workshop

autumn in the lake district Photography workshop

With over 16 million visitors a year on average and covering 2362 square kilometres, the Lake District is the most popular of all our National Parks here in the U.K. Tourists from all around the world are attracted to the area for its spectacular crystal clear lakes, rivers, forests and mountains or fells, and the area was awarded UNESCO world heritage status in 2017.

With such a diverse array of spectacular subjects available, it’s no real surprise that the Lake District is just as popular with Photographers as it is with other visitors who might choose to walk, or cycle the national parks’ numerous footpaths and public rights of way, or kayak down its picture perfect rivers. When visualising an autumnal scene here in the U.K, it is always the Lake District that immediately springs to mind for many Photographers and this is without a doubt, the perfect time of year to plan a trip.

Over the course of three and a half days we will cover a sizeable chunk of the national park, visiting locations in the north and south Lakeland areas. We don’t follow a rigidly set itinerary of locations as this is rarely productive. Instead, we react to the prevailing weather, light and conditions and choose locations to match. I have been visiting and Photographing the Lake District for many years, as well as running workshops here since 2012. Group sizes are kept to a maximum of five Photographers, meaning I can spend lots of time with everyone on an individual basis. This also means that the Autumn in the Lake District Photography workshop is perfectly suited to all levels, including complete beginners and tuition is always tailored to individual requirement so you can get exactly what you want from the weekend.

The type of locations we will Photograph will vary greatly; Wide sweeping views over the numerous Lakes and Valleys, Waterfalls, small picturesque Lakeland Tarns, mountains and maybe even a disused quarry or two. Walking for the most part is easy and we certainly won’t be tackling any of the major mountain ascents! We may climb one or two of the lower fells or Pikes however, so an average fitness level is required. We will be based at Troutbeck in single occupancy, en-suite bed and breakfast accommodation for the duration of our stay, and three nights is included.

The Autumn in the Lake District Photography workshop officially begins on the Friday morning, but we usually meet up on the Thursday afternoon and head out for a sunset if conditions are favourable, so we can maximise our chances.

  • 27th - 30th October 2022 - Available
    26th - 29th October 2023 - Available

  • £695 / £100.00

    • Three full days tuition

    • Three nights accommodation

    • Transport to the Lake District

    • Personal/Equipment insurance

    • Food/Drinks

  • Low - Average - No long walks

  • Three day workshop

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