Glencoe Photography Workshops

Glencoe Photography Workshops

825.00 875.00

Join me on this landscape photography workshop in the iconic mountain, lochs, waterfall areas of Glencoe. Fri 17-19 Jan - 3 Days

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Alan Ranger Photography
Alan Ranger Photography
Glencoe Photography Workshops

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Glencoe (Scotland) Photography Workshop

Join me on this landscape photography workshop in the iconic mountain, lochs, waterfall areas of Glencoe.

Meet-up at Glasgow airport.

Flights from Birmingham:

  • Outbound 06:55 Arrive 08:10

  • Inbound 18:55 Arrive 20:10 or 20:40 arrive 22:00

  • Cost approx £90 return (variable)

  • Flights not included in price


6 Places - check with Alan for latest availability

Purchase this photography workshop as a gift voucher for someone - just specify the event date on the voucher purchase checkout.


  • Accommodation is generally mid-range B&B or Hotels. Some residential workshops are based in self-catering accommodation.


Please read my terms and conditions before booking as you will be bound by them upon receipt of money paid.


  • A deposit payment secures your place on the workshop.  If the workshop does not proceed due to cancellation by Alan Ranger Photography for lack of demand you will get a full refund or offered alternative dates.  

  • If you cancel you will lose the full deposit.

  • Payment of balance must be paid 60 days before event start date.

Cancellation or Bad Weather

  • If it is a residential 2+ day workshop then Alan will be able to provide alternative options including indoor training on photo editing or any other photography topic.

Max and Min Participants

  • Workshop dates subject to minimum number of participants (3)

  • In the event of insufficient bookings alternative dates will be offered though Alan may, at his discretion, run the workshop with less.

  • Maximum group size 6 attendees.

Included/Excluded in price

Included in price

  • Travel to and from locations and back to rendezvous point - Glasgow Airport

  • B&B/Hotel room with private bathroom or ensuite

  • All photographic tuition and advice to help you make those shots

  • One to one tuition throughout the event

  • Image feedback throughout the event

Excluded in price

  • Flights

  • Evening Meals/Lunches

  • Cancellation insurance

  • Equipment insurance

  • Drinks

Other Information

  • Participants are responsible for attending with appropriate footwear and are responsible for their own equipment.

  • Under 16's welcome but must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • All bookings must be made in advance through Alan Ranger Photography website

  • Bookings are confirmed within 24hrs & joining instructions will be emailed out 4-7 days prior to event date.

  • Optional post workshop image review and feedback on your images


Landscape Photography

We will be based near Ballachulish

The weather creates unique windows to capture, reflections, mist, stormy skies and subtle and strong colours - often all in the space of 1-2 days and sometimes just hours.

We will visit approximately 2-3 locations a day in a weekend subject to the wishes of the group, time, weather and other factors:


Likely locations include:

(A detailed itinerary will be provided 5-7 days ahead of workshop that will take into account weather/tide times (if applicable) and any other local seasonal factors.)

  • Kilchurn Castle

  • Loch Tulla

  • Castle Stalker

  • River Etive Falls

  • Loch Achtriochtan

  • Lochan Urr

  • Loch Etive

  • Loch Leven

  • Glencoe Lochan

  • Lagangarbh Hut

  • Buachaille Etive Mor

  • Blackrock Cottage

  • Lochan Na H'achlaise

Day 1

  • Flight to Glasgow - rendezvous point at airport for 8am-9am

  • Workshop introduction and briefing

  • Location shoot

  • Lunch Break

  • Location shoot

  • Check-in Hotel

  • Optional sunset shoot - depending on light/time of year/forecast

  • Evening meal - optional picture reviews

Day 2

  • Possible sunrise shoot - depending on light/time of year/forecast

  • Breakfast

  • Location shoot

  • Lunch Break

  • Location shoot

  • Back to Hotel/B&B

  • Optional sunset shoot - depending on light/time of year/forecast

  • Evening meal - optional picture reviews

Day 3

  • Possible sunrise shoot - depending on light/time of year/forecast

  • Breakfast

  • Location shoot

  • Lunch Break

  • Location shoot

  • Workshop end/depart home


Fitness level Required - Easy-Moderate

This trip is rated as easy to moderate, meaning that most people with average fitness should comfortably be able to deal with the short walks (15-30mins) and occasional steps or gradients involved.

Experience Level - Beginner to Intermediate

  • The workshop is suitable for any level, including beginners.

  • All participants receive 1-2-1 tuition and support on practical workshops so that tutoring can be tailored to the individuals needs and experience.

  • No prior knowledge of photography is required as each student will be taught individually, according to their level.

Equipment for this workshop

What to bring:

  • Your camera, fully charged battery and spare batteries if you have them.

  • Battery Charger if attending more than one day

  • Additional memory card(s) in case required

  • Remote Release Cable to take shots without touching the camera.

  • Any lenses are suitable - zooms, wide angle and macro

  • Tripod (essential)

  • A polarising filter is useful for removing glare and reflections but not essential

  • Graduated and Neutral Density Filters - useful for increasing exposure, dynamic range and doing longer exposures

  • Sensible footwear – it can sometimes be muddy, wet and sticky underfoot so walking boots or trainers with good grip are recommended and wellington boots for coastal workshops.

  • A large sandwich bag and an elastic band to wrap around your camera and lens if we have light rain

  • A kneeling mat or dustbin liner to put on the ground if you want to kneel or crouch down for ground level shots

  • Water, snacks or whatever you need for the event duration

  • Raincoats or equivalent – we might catch a shower!

  • Notebook/Paper and pen for note taking in throughout the workshop

  • Laptops are not required though you may wish to bring one if you feel you want to download and review your shots after each day

Download the generic residential workshop equipment checklist.

If you have any specific questions regarding equipment please contact me directly or take a look at my recommended products page.






On this workshop Alan will guide you through:

  • Thinking more about composition

  • Using colour, texture, shape and more

  • Framing and designing the shot

  • Using camera settings to vary the effects

  • Learn the impact of using long exposure, shallow depth of field and other techniques.

  • Recognise correct lighting, contrast and texture to shape and form each shot.

Photographic opportunities

  • Landscapes

  • Seascapes

  • Nature

  • Macro and close-up

  • Abstract

Work with Alan to review your shots, try new ideas and improve your photography.

Remember to check any of my special offers that are being run to get the discount code before checking out. Alan Ranger Photography also provides 1-2-1 tuition on any range of topics for individuals and the best photography consultancy service service for anyone or organisation wanting something more than a one-off lesson.


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