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Develop your photography


With two full days of tuition, you’ll develop your understanding of lighting, composition, technology as you discover what most of the twiddly dials and clicky buttons actually do. You’ll leave with more confidence that you can take control of your camera and capture the images you see. Balancing taught sessions indoors with practical tasks both indoors and outdoors, we will explore portrait, landscape and wedding photography giving you the opportunity to grow your skills in photography.

During the two taught days, we will cover the three main factors that influence the outcome of the photograph - aperture, shutter speed and ISO - and allow you to get to grips with these one at a time. Once we have covered these, you will have a clearer understanding as to which one(s) is your priority and how they influence each other.

We will also look at composition and lighting as these make a massive difference to the look of any photograph and mean the difference between 'Wow!' and 'That's nice.'

Finally, there will be a taught session on cataloging and editing your photos so that you can find and enhance them - whether for social media or printing.

What to bring

  1. Clothes appropriate to the weather - both indoor and outdoor
  2. Waterproof jacket, trousers and shoes
  3. Your own camera that can be put into full manual mode
  4. Battery and charger for your camera
  5. Instruction book for your camera
  6. Any accessories you may have with your camera


Aside from three front steps, Otterburn is on a single, level floor throughout. We will be heading outdoors where the surfaces may be uneven and rough, but locations are flexible and this can be avoided.


Please arrive at around 18:00 the evening before the course start date as you have two nights accommodation included in this course.

Starting at 10:00 on the first morning, we will dive into a mixture of taught and practical sessions until around 17:00.

Day two will commence at 09:30 and run through to 15:00 when you will be able to head for home.

£375 for adults

Sat 20th - Sun 21st Nov
10:00 - 16:00 every day · 2 spaces left




From the time of booking you have seven full days to change your mind, cancel your booking(s) and receive a full refund unless the booking was made 14 days or less prior to the start date of the trip (see below).

After this seven-day cancellation period and up to 8 days (15 for activities involving overnight stays) before the trip takes place, we will seek to reschedule your booking by offering you an alternative date, time or service. If this is not possible, we reserve the right to retain the deposit if refunding it would mean the cancellation of a multi-day trip, the trip running at a loss or Otter Adventures needing to pay for services no longer required as a direct result of you cancelling.

If during this period we are able to fill the place(s) you have cancelled, we will refund all monies paid by yourself.

With 7 days or less (14 for trips involving accommodation) notice, we will retain your deposit as it is unlikely that we will be very unlikely to fill the place(s) vacated by your cancellation at such short notice.

If you paid in full at the time of booking, an amount equal to 50% of the full fee will be retained and the remainder refunded.

If you choose to cancel on the day but the activity could go ahead, we will discuss this with you and agree an amicable resolution. We would prefer to reschedule your adventure (if possible) than cancel it.

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Where we'll meet

Please meet at Otterburn Bed & Breakfast in Strontian around 18:00 the evening before the course start date.

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