Portrait lighting workshop

Portraiture/Studio Lighting Workshop – Training Day

A superb training day for all photographers wanting to learn how to use studio lighting, portraiture and edit the images to best effect.

Portrait 1 £189
5 Hours* 1:1 Workshop

A complete day’s workshop at our studio in east Leeds with one of our resident and experienced models . The day will offer:

  • 2 hour tuition on studio lighting. You’ll have the opportunity to learn how to use lighting to full effect, get some great shots portraits for your portfolio and gain experience in the studio setting. Including:
    • Using and controlling light
    • Setting up the camera – Manual
    • Metering with an external meter
    • White balance,
    • Portraiture
  • Break for lunch – followed by the 2 hour introduction to Photoshop
  • 2 hours in the afternoon, learning photoshop techniques….developing your skills and confidence to allow you to get the very best from your work. And…you’ll leave with a selection of shots ready to post on your portfolio. 

Portrait 2 £219
6 Hours* 1:1 Workshop – Our Most Popular Portraiture Workshop

The two hour studio session outlined in ‘Portrait 1’ supported with an additional hour of tuition and practice covering a wider variety of lighting and background options and includes additional instruction on:

  • Different backgrounds and effect of lighting
  • High Key/ Low Key
  • Filters/Coloured Gels
  • Use of props
  • Interaction with and directing models.
  • a 1 hour lunch break* is followed by the 2 hour introduction to Photoshop

Portrait 3 £149
3 Hours 1:1 Tuition

The three hour session outlined in ‘Portrait 2’, with no digital editing session.

Sessions are delivered on a one to one basis and will be tailored to meet your experience and knowledge. Each session will focus on areas that you, as the ‘student’, wish to concentrate on.

You’ll also receive Handouts from each session along with ongoing support, via email, for 28 days after your workshop.

Our models, Jodie, Claudia and Paola, have a wealth of experience and will support you though your shoot. They also have unlimited patience……so you can take your time whilst learning.

*Including lunch break – Lunch is not included in the price of the day.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. Bookings made via Eventbrite may, in some cases, be transferred. Use the online option on your Evenbrite account for details. A transfer fee will be applied. 

What is the refund policy?

Refunds will only be offered where the customer provides a minimum of 7 calendar days notice of cancellation prior to the event. 


see also…..

1:1 Workshops.

Group Training sessions  

 5 Week courses


Request information

To book a session contact MLP with your details and we’ll be happy to arrange a date.

We look forward to hearing from you.

About Mike

A highly experienced trainer and photographer, Mike will develop your skills and help you get the best from your photo shoots.
A fully qualified trainer, Mike holds an honours degree in Professional Training and Development backed up with over 30 years experience, including work with local colleges and Leeds Met University.Mikes photographic training is second to none! That’s a fact!

Mike holds the No 1 Ranking in The Freeindex UK Photographers category. See our independent customer reviews (below)


We look forward to hearing from you.


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