Isle of Skye Photography Workshop

Isle of Skye photography - mountain, hills and forest under blue sky, reflected in a lake with rocks in the foreground

Summary

Looking to develop your landscape photography skills during your holiday on the Isle of Skye? I’d love it if you’d join me for a day out with our cameras on this spectacular island!

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Start/Finish: We’ll agree a suitable meeting point in Broadford or close by
  • Suitability: Suitable for beginners and intermediate photographers. All locations are within a short walking distance. Average level of fitness required.
  • Price: £350 for an individual | £400 for 2 people | £450 for 3 or 4 people
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“Karen is a very patient and kind instructor; a first rate tutor.

She simplifies the complicated formulas of ISO, f-stops and shutter speeds.

Taking her instructions, we composed professional grade photographs in breathtakingly beautiful areas while avoiding hundreds of tourists.

We would highly recommend her workshops for photography enthusiasts of all levels.”

terry harrison and terry herbeck

Isle of Skye photography - monochrome panorama of a small lighthouse on a peninsula overlooking the sea with cliffs behind

Highlights

  • Develop your landscape photography skills in the spectacular landscapes of the Isle of Skye.
  • Get off the beaten track and discover peaceful locations with stunning views of the Cuillin mountains.
  • Step back in time at sites of historical interest.
  • Learn from one-to-one tuition in the field and a critique session.
  • Enjoy a relaxing lunch at Armadale Castle.

Details

The Isle of Skye is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in Scotland. Understandably, Skye is very popular and has become much busier in recent years. On this one day workshop, I’ll take you to locations offering stunning views of the Cuillin mountains, away from the tourist hot-spots.

I was only nine years old when I first visited Skye but it made a huge impression on me! I’ve returned countless times over the years to photograph the mountainous and coastal scenery which will no doubt appeal to any landscape photographer.

Isle of Skye photography - rock and grass in the foreground, overlooking hills bathed in pink light and a mist inversion

Itinerary

Here’s a sample itinerary, to give you an idea of the number and types of locations we’ll visit. We might deviate from this a little, so that we can take advantage of the weather and tidal conditions on the day. Also, don’t worry if you think you might ‘run out of steam’ by the afternoon; I don’t mind substituting the last location for a café!

09:30 – Meet and greet.

10:30 – Arrive at our first location on the Sleat peninsula; the hamlet of Ord with magnificent views over a beach towards the Cuillin mountains. We’ll run through some theory before setting up our cameras and tripods.

11:30 – Travel west a short distance and walk out to the ruins of Dunscaith Castle (1.6km each way). This ancient castle offers magnificent views across Loch Eishort to the Cuillins.

13:00 – We’ll stop for lunch and a comfort break at Armadale Castle.

14:00 – Capture details within the landscape at the enchanting woodland at Rubha Phòile by Armadale Pier.

15:30 – Explore the shores above Loch Slapin with views towards the spectacular summit of Blaven.

17:00 – Drop off.

Isle of Skye photography - clam shell lying on green seaweed and white coral with bubbles of water to the right

“This wasn’t my first workshop with Karen so I knew I was in for a great day!

Karen has spent a lot of time finding excellent viewpoints not generally frequented by other photographers.

Karen has a wealth of photographic experience and I was able to build upon previous instruction and guidance.


I came away with very pleasing images and a desire to further my skills.”

CHARLES WHITE

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Booking

The price includes the following:

  • A light lunch (e.g. soup and a sandwich) served with a hot drink.
  • All transport during the workshop and pick-up and drop-off in the Broadford area.
  • One-to-one tuition and critique session.

The price does NOT include the following:

  • Any additional meals or snacks.
  • Alcohol.
  • Gratuities.
  • Insurance.
  • Equipment.
  • Any other items not referred to in the itinerary.

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