Photography Holiday Courses and Workshops in France
Photo HERO Course - FAQ
The Photo HERO course is for photo-enthusiasts.
Have you got a digital camera and not sure how to get the best out of it? Are you stuck in Automatic Mode and want to learn more about your camera’s other features and functions? If you love photography, you need to spend some dedicated time, in a relaxed environment and really understand how to improve your techniques.
Whatever your choice of camera or photographic ability, the Photo HERO Course will make you into a photo hero in six days or less! In fact we guarantee that by the end of day one you’ll be taking better photos!
In a group of no more than six people and with an expert at your side, we’ll teach you using our STEP Method®*, and show you all the fun, tips and tricks that digital photography has to offer!
* STEP Method ® = Seeing, Taking, Editing and Printing
If the Photo HERO Course is not for you, click on the links below and have a look at the other Courses and Workshops on offer:
To make a Booking please follow this link.
A Photo HERO Course lasts 6 days and starts with our Welcome Dinner on a Saturday at 19:15, when we run through the Course Program. The Photo HERO Course ends after dinner on the following Friday - you leave the next day, a Saturday.
A teaching day consists of two Sessions, each lasting around 3-4 hours – that’s over 35 hours of expert tuition, but there's plenty of time to relax, read, go for a stroll, or take a dip in the pool. Teaching takes place on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Tuesday is your day off!
Our times are flexible, as we may go for a dawn or sunset shoot, or take a picnic lunch somewhere, but on a typical day a continental breakfast is served at 9:00 with the first Session starting at 10:00. We break for lunch at 13:00, and with the exception of the last day, the afternoon Session starts at 14:00 and ends at 17:00. Dinner is served at 19:15.
The Photo HERO Course covers all the fundamental aspects of digital photography including:
The price for the Photo HERO Course is £1,399.00. We are pleased to welcome your non-photographer partner/friend to accompany you at a cost of £699.00. Prices include:
The cost of the Photo HERO Course does NOT include:
All Terms and Conditions are on the Booking webpage, which you will find here.
All Photo HERO Courses for 2023 start at 19:00 on a Saturday, with our Welcome Dinner, and end after dinner on the following Friday, with you leaving the next day, a Saturday.
|Arrival Date||Departure Date||Places|
|Sat 15-Apr||Sat 22-Apr||Open|
|Sat 13-May||Sat 20-May||2 Left|
|Sat 24-Jun||Sat 1-Jul||FULL|
|Sat 2-Sep||Sat 10-Sep||Open|
|Sat 30-Sep||Sat 7-Oct||Open|
Special Note: If the airline timetable doesn’t fit with our dates, do let us know and, (for discounted price), we’ll do our best to accommodate you in the Studio either before or after the Course.
To checkout the Availability of Places, please follow this link, which opens a new webpage.
You can quickly and easily book a Photo HERO Course by following this link.
We have comprehensive notes on how to get to Studio Lavalette that you will find on this page.
For those coming on the Photo HERO Course, we recommend you bring the following essentials:
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