Student Gallery

These are recent examples of work and quotes from Photography Tuition students.

Thank you so much for a fabulous day out and also for your really helpful email detailing all we did. You take a lot of trouble over your tuition but deliver it in such a light and friendly manner. I am most grateful.” J.S.

Photograph by Des Boddington. The leaves really were that colour!

Photograph by Des Boddington. Mid Wales river. 1.3 second exposure.

“My visit to Hay on Wye and our photography session were the high point of my vacation” A.A. (Bogota, Colombia).

Photograph by Arjan van den Berge. (Netherlands).

Photograph by Arjan van den Berge. (Netherlands).

“I really felt that I gained from your excellent knowledge” L.M.

Photograph by Lisette van Steensel

“Thank you for a great day” A & L.  (Netherlands).

Talybont Reservoir, Brecon Beacons, by Bethan, age 15.

“I enjoyed the day so much – helps that I had such a good teacher.” G.P.

“Thanks for all your help on our course – I refer to it regularly & no more use of the Auto setting for me.” D.F.

On tuition in Mid Wales.

“I have found a whole new world out there. Thank you for everything” P.K.

Photo by Tim Jenkins.

Tim, mid 30’s. same job for 15 years, approached me in 2010 wanting help and advice in applying for a photography degree course. Tim didn’t have a camera and needed to create a portfolio for his applications. I lent him my camera and 2 half day sessions later Tim sent off his portfolio to 5 universities. He was offered interviews at all 5. This is what he said:        

“Hello Will, I have been accepted onto the course I was aiming for: BA (hons) Photography in Cardiff. Thank you very much for your advice and help – I’m sure I wouldn’t be going if it weren’t for your help.” Tim Jenkins.

Stream scene by Jane Horton.

“I’m amazed by the images I’ve taken since my days tuition.” J.H.

A.A. (Bogota, Colombia) on tuition at Llanthony Priory, Brecon Beacons.

“You go the extra mile to make it a good and worthwhile experience.” J.B.

On tuition in Pembridge, one of the famous Herefordshire ‘black and white’ villages.

“The highlight of my week.” GH. (Oregon, USA).

On tuition at the secret valley near Capel y Ffin, Brecon Beacons.

  Fantastic day and really enjoyed the tuition and your company. You have a very

relaxed style and put me at my ease very quickly.” DG.

Photograph by Dr M. H. Ponies on the Begwns, near Hay on Wye.

“The tuition was excellent. Thank you for being so patient and tailoring it exactly to the right level. We’ll definately be back next year” D and H Evans.

Student photo of a ploughed field near Hay on Wye.

“The way you explain the functions of the camera in a hands on way is just the ticket.

I thoroughly recommend your course.” L.H.

On tuition at Tretower Court and Castle, Brecon Beacons.

“Great techniques and tutoring.” M.M.

The Ghost! Photograph by Megan Maddy. (1 second exposure)

Photograph at Tretower Court by Megan Maddy.

“I was impressed by all the preparation you had done.” J.H.

On tuition in the Elan Valley mid Wales.

“Thanks for a really enjoyable day. I feel inspired to learn more and you have given me the confidence to try.” JT.

Student photo of a very noisy pony. Brecon Beacons.

“Many thanks for a great day.” A & C B.

Honeymoon couple Ian and Katy looking down on one of the many reservoirs in the Elan Valley.

Elan Valley reservoir by Katy/Ian.

Elan Valley woodland by Katy/Ian.

Norway? No, the Elan Valley. photo by Katy/Ian.

“Thank you so much for a lovely day in Wales. We learnt so much and are using our cameras a lot better because of it.” K.S.

Lee on one of the very photogenic rivers in the Elan Valley.

“John and I spent a most enjoyable day with you. We both learned so much and would like to book another day.” J&J Davies.

J.D. getting to the root of the problem. Elan Valley.

“Thanks for a great day.”  D.P.

Student Dr M.H. getting the best angles. The Begwns, near Hay on Wye.

“You balanced it just right and covered the things I needed help with.” A.N.

Tabitha, Tretower Castle, Brecon Beacons.

“Very informative, helpful and encouraging for a beginner.” HW.

Red Kite by Dave Gallimore. Red Kite Feeding Station, Rhayader, Mid Wales.

“I learned such a lot in such a short space of time.” S.A.

Bethan, age 15. The River Usk, Brecon Beacons.

   “Hi Will, had a great time and learned exactly what I needed. Attached are some photos – I had loads of excellent ones.” A.R.

On location near Capel y Ffin, Brecon Beacons.

“I really enyoyed it  and learnt a lot. Thanks for all your comments and help.” P.R.

Cygnets, Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons. Photo by J & B T.

“I had a fabulous and productive time. You were very patient with me and very good with the explanations

of the different situations we faced. I have recommended you to my friends.” DB.

Father and son on tuition at Llangorse Lake.

“Thanks again for your help. I really enjoyed the experience and learnt a lot.”P.B.

On location in the Elan Valley.

“Great photography course.” M.D.

Photo by Stewart.

“We had a great time and learnt a lot.” Dr N.A.

Friendly pony. On tuition at Llangorse Lake.

“I really enjoyed the day.” R.P.

Student photograph in Capel y Ffin, Brecon Beacons.

“HUGE thanks for such a great day – we learnt so much and appreciated your teaching style.” P.L. and Dad.

Photograph by Jan Rijk (Netherlands) in the Brecon Beacons.

Waterfall, Talgarth, Brecon Beacons. by Jan Rijk (Netherlands).

“I enjoyed the day very much. Thanks for showing me those beautiful places & giving me these useful tips.” J.R. (Netherlands).

Student photo: ponies on Hay Common, Brecon Beacons.

“Dad (80 years old) really felt he had been given personal attention and says it was one of the best photographic days he has ever had – so well done!” S.G.

On tuition, mid winter, Brecon Beacons.

“Very many thanks for your advice and for a most enjoyable day out.” I.B.

Near New Radnor, Mid Wales. Photo by D.B.

” I now know what the buttons on my camera do. I will be avoiding the ‘Auto’ setting from now on.”  Dr M.G.

Stewart, Mark and Chris in the Brecon Beacons.

“You soon gave me confidence by the way you spoke without being too overtechnical.” D.B.

That’s close enough!

“I found it both interesting and stimulating and will be in touch for future tuition.” I.K.

Stewart getting a birds eye view.

“Thank you very much. You were very patient and good at explaining things.” N.W.

Chris and Stewart, Tretower Castle.

“We loved the locations and thought you were a good teacher. We will certainly recommend your course to friends and colleagues.” J & B T.

Reflections, Llangorse Lake. Dr M.H.

“The tuition was great, it was aimed at what I wanted to know and the way you explained things was very clear. L.F.

Ouch! Photo by Dr M. H.

“We enjoyed the tuition days and benefitted from your expert advice. Thank you so much.” J & J D.

Photograph by A. Ricketts, Llangorse Lake, Brecon Beacons.

“Thanks so much Will – it was a great session. Really appreciate your help.” M.C.

Photograph by A. Ricketts, Llangorse Lake.

Stag beetle. Photo by Pat.

Pat taking the previous photo. I hope she won’t mind me saying that she’s keen as mustard, fit as a flea and 80 years old!

Close-up photography.

Photograph by Mydrian.

Photograph by Mydrian.

Mydrian on tuition.

 

Photograph by Martha, age 14. 

Brecon Beacons. Photograph by Pat Roberts.

 

G.H. (Oregon, USA) on tuition in Weobley, one of Herefords famous ‘black and white’ villages.

Student getting to know one of the Welsh mountain ponies on Hay Bluff, Brecon Beacons.

On tuition at a frozen Llangorse Lake.

Photograph  by Del Evans.

Photograph by Del Evans.

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