Photography Courses

Stephen Power Photography Courses & Workshops Ardagh Co. Limerick Ireland


All workshops are taught by award winning professional photographer Stephen Power.
All classes are taught in comfortable surroundings, using high-tech teaching resources - by a highly experienced photographer with a Masters Degree in adult education and over 20 years experience of teaching adults - at all skill levels from beginner to experienced photographer.

CLICK HERE If you're looking for custom-made one-to-one or small group photography tuition.

I really enjoyed the introductory photography course and the portrait photography workshop. I have an actual understanding of what to do now! Thanks again for everything! Stella, Limerick.

"Stephen, Just a few lines to let you know that I was successful with my panel for my Licentiateship with the Irish photographic Federation.The two courses I attended with you on both High key and Low Key Portrait photography were very beneficial to me in putting my panel together. Many thanks for your help." Larry, Co. Tipperary

See below for more genuine feedback from our students!
Adobe Lightroom / Photoshop Personal Tuition

Individual 3 half days learning the basic and more advanced features of Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Bring your own Laptop and software or use ours! Finish the course by making prints of your own images via the software on our professional printer.

Learn from an expert - Stephen Power won the 2007 Guru Award for Photoshop from Scott Kelby's "National Association of Photoshop Professionals" in the USA, and using Lightroom and Photoshop for all his profesional photography work.

3 half days (at your convenience) 10am to 1.30pm or 1pm to 4.30pm.

€325.00 (when paid in full on first half day). Additional person €60 (up to 3 students per half day). Usual fee: €135.00 per half day.



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All you need to know to take a photograph of a person that will SELL - outdoor and indoor photography - using available light, a flash gun and 1 or 2 studio lights.

This comprehensive workshop is for anyone who wants to improve their people photography and those who may be thinking of starting a portrait photography business.

Topics include:

• Lens focal length for portraits
• Aperture settings for portrait photography
• Composition for Portraits
• How to work with bad weather outside
• Using Reflectors outside to replace the sun
• Fill-in Flash for Outdoor Portraits
• Flash techniques for indoor portraits
• Basic Equipment for Studio Portraiture
• Using 1 and 2 lights only inside
• Posing for portraits - The eye secrets
• How to capture the perfect expression
• Using Reflectors inside to replace a studio light

A live model will be used throughout the day.

Participants limited to 8 photographers. Course will run with 4 photographers minimum.

PRICE: €125 per person

Booking Deposit: €65

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Some recent feedback from our students...

"Hi Stephen, thanks for a great day yesterday..."

"I really enjoyed the day. Your model was great and very pleasant to work with, I have attached a few photos I liked from today..."

"Just to say thanks to you and the model for a really interesting day's studio shoot really enjoyed it If you are doing it again at any stage would be interested in coming back for another session..."

"I have just finished the beginners course with Stephen. His depth of knowledge of photography and ability to pass on this information to the students is breath taking."

"Thanks for the last course. For the first time, I now know what I'm doing with the camera!"

"Thank you so much for your time and patience on my recent photography course. You have certainly given me a taste of what you can achieve with a good camera. Hopefully I will make a great photographer one day!"

"I enjoyed the day, and learned a lot - thank you!"

"Great patience - from a professional!"

"Very engaging and professional!"

"Presentation was excellent - I wouldn't change anything!"

"Clear explanations of the Techniques of Photography!"

"I learned how to use the camera properly!"

"The best explanation of depth-of-field I have ever heard!"

"The explanations were excellent!"

"Delivery and pace excellent!"

"Learned loads, was very pleased with the way the day went."

"You covered a lot of ground. And you knew not only what to do but more importantly why and to what effect!"