Clive regularly gives workshops on plant & garden photography across the UK


Spring Photography Masterclass

Saturday 4th April 2020 SOLD OUT
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
10.30am – 4.30pm

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Improve your outdoor practical photography amid the spring delights of Kew Gardens, with instruction and guidance from one of the world’s most successful photographers.
Light lunch included.

Be part of a small group on this course devoted to outdoor practical photography amid the spring delights of Kew Gardens, with instruction and guidance from Clive Nichols, one of the world’s most successful flower and garden photographers.

After an introductory lecture, you’ll spend the day in the Gardens (and possibly in one of the glasshouses) which presents a wide variety of photographic challenges.

The tutor will be drawing your attention to the trees, plants and views making up the spring picture at Kew and sharing hints and tips for the best ways to capture them.

Suitable for proactive improvers.
Course fee: £170 (£150 concessions, Friends of Kew)
(maximum capacity 12 places)

SOLD OUT
For bookings and enquiries call: 0208 332 5641
Or email: adulted@kew.org

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Blarney Castle Masterclass

Saturday 9th May 2020
Blarney Castle & Gardens
10am – 4pm

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€150 (Including a light lunch in our Courtyard Café)

Only 16 places available!!!

To book please contact Paul at 00 353 214385252 or socialmedia@blarneycastle.ie

Clive Nichols has been called ‘Britains Best Garden Photographer’ by Photoplus: The Canon Magazine. For the past 30 years he has photographed gardens across the globe and his work has appeared in countless books, magazines, calendars, and brochures. He regularly gives Master classes in flower and garden photography for The Royal Horticultural Society and Kew and is a brand ambassador for Wilkinsons cameras.

SUITABLE FOR PROACTIVE IMPROVERS

EQUIPMENT – Participants should ideally own an DSLR (Digital SLR) with as many lenses as they have (ideally a telephoto zoom, wide-angle and macro) and a tripod if they have one.


Garden Photography Masterclass with Clive Nichols

Thursday 14 May 2020
RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey
10.30am to 4pm

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This course begins with an illustrated lecture followed by practical sessions in the garden, where students can learn about the techniques honed by Clive over a thirty year career as a professional flower and garden photographer. Clive will show you how to get the most from your camera, whatever your skill level. Please bring your own camera; a digital SLR camera is preferable.

Fee: RHS Members £120, Non-RHS Members £135
Skill level: General Venue:

New Welcome Building
Includes a light lunch and refreshments


Green and Gorgeous Photography Masterclass

Sunday 6th September
Green and Gorgeous, Baliffs House, Little Stoke, Wallingford
10am – 3pm

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We are delighted to be hosting Clive Nichols for an exciting photography course this September. He has photographed many of the world’s best gardens and his passion for the subject comes across in every image that he makes. His work has appeared in hundreds of books as well as in countless magazines, calendars and brochures. Clive regularly gives master classes in flower and garden photography for The Royal Horticultural Society.

This course should coincide with peak dahlia flowering in the garden here at Green & Gorgeous. Clive will give an illustrated talk on the techniques he uses to capture gardens and flowers in all their glory, followed by a practical session in the garden with Clive. Rachel and her team will create 3 separate floral container displays which Clive will help you photograph in the best possible light and position. In addition, Clive and Rachel will show you how to create stunning Instagram flat lay photographs using cut flowers from the garden.

The course is suitable for all photographers but DSLR camera users will benefit most from the tuition. Please bring as many lenses as you have and a tripod if you have one.

The day includes a home cooked lunch and refreshments, using produce harvested from our kitchen garden.

Cost: £180

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Kew Masterclass

Saturday 10th October 2020
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
10.30am – 4.30pm

Info

Improve your outdoor practical photography amid the spring delights of Kew Gardens, with instruction and guidance from one of the world’s most successful photographers.
Light lunch included.

Be part of a small group on this course devoted to outdoor practical photography amid the spring delights of Kew Gardens, with instruction and guidance from Clive Nichols, one of the world’s most successful flower and garden photographers.

After an introductory lecture, you’ll spend the day in the Gardens (and possibly in one of the glasshouses) which presents a wide variety of photographic challenges.

The tutor will be drawing your attention to the trees, plants and views making up the spring picture at Kew and sharing hints and tips for the best ways to capture them.

Suitable for proactive improvers.
Course fee: £170 (£150 concessions, Friends of Kew)
(maximum capacity 12 places)

Bookings open 9th March
For bookings and enquiries call: 0208 332 5641
Or email: adulted@kew.org


Autumn Colours Photography Masterclass

Saturday 17th October 2020
Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, North Yorkshire
11.00am - 4.00pm

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Improve your outdoor practical photography amid the autumnal delights of Thorp Perrow Arboretum, with instruction and guidance from one of the world’s most successful photographers, Clive Nichols.

After an introductory lecture, you’ll spend the day in the Arboretum which presents a wide variety of photographic challenges.Clive will be drawing your attention to the trees and views making up the autumnal picture at Thorp Perrow and sharing hints and tips for the best ways to capture them.

Suitable for proactive improvers.

Lunch will be provided as well as tea and coffee on arrival

Course fee: £90

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Garden & Flower Photography Masterclass

Thursday 4th June 2020
Bowood House and Garden, Wiltshire
10am – 4pm

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Improve your outdoor practical photography amid the summer delights of Bowood’s magnificent gardens, with instruction and guidance from one of Britain’s top garden photographers. After an introductory lecture, you’ll spend the day in Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden, which presents a wide variety of photographic challenges. Clive will be sharing hints and tips for the best ways to capture the flowers and borders at Bowood.

Suitable for proactive improvers.

Course: £115 per person.
(Includes refreshments on arrival, master class, 2 course lunch in the Stables Restaurant and access to Lord and Lady Lansdowne’s Private Walled Garden to photograph)

Itinerary:

10:00am Refreshments in Bothy
10.30am Master Class
1:00pm Lunch in Stables Restaurant
2:00pm Tour of Private Walled Garden

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Online Courses

Clive loves to teach but can’t always connect with everyone globally who wants to learn. Through his new online courses with MyGardenSchool and MyPhotoSchool he can reach you wherever you are in the world.

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Months of work have gone into this online photography course, and as far as we know it’s the first truly interactive plant and flower photography course on the web. Throughout the course he will teach you the key techniques that he has honed throughout his career as a garden photographer.

The course takes four weeks in total. Each week commences with a tutoring video from Clive. After that there are assignments where you will correspond directly with Clive for feedback and critiques. Each course start on the first Saturday of every month and can be booked up to two months in advance.

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