Explore Snowdonia

Explore Snowdonia

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If you are a photographer visiting aberdyfi have you though of a local photography guide to show around some of the more photogenic and scenic parts of mid wales?


There are a number of possible locations in southern snowdonia that can be visited, and as always, weather and lighting conditions will dictate which of these will be suitable on the day. They will range from cregennan lakes and cadair idris, the tal y llyn and the dysynni vally. There may also be other areas that you will be interested in further afield, the day is yours.

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Tuition level will be aimed at the photographer who wishes to explore the finer aspects of composition and understanding their camera and its settings. There will be tuition on filtration, in particular, the need for a polarising filter and the use of graduated filters. Cameras needed will be DSLRs, lenses required should range from 16mm to 200mm.

The day typically begins at 10 am with an optional review of your images from your portfolio at my studio via USB memory stick or the web.  This will then enable me to tailor the day's shoot to ensure it will be most beneficial to your photography. We then move on to the various types of locations photographing different aspects of the countryside which then runs through until around 4.30 pm, depending on the light, conditions and the time allocated to your workshop. A critique during the workshop will give the opportunity for some immediate feedback on the technical and creative elements of your images.  Please feel free to ask questions at any time, I would be happy to answer any queries regarding photography that you might have during the workshop.

I primarily use Nikon DSLR’s, but please bring whatever DLSR you have.  I’m more than happy working with both complete beginners as well as enthusiat landscape photographers. The day is tailored to your requirements.

  • No two courses will be the same, each will be tailored to your requirements and level of experience, from beginners to enthusiasts.
  • Full day or half day courses available.
  • Courses are suitable for owners of all digital cameras
  • I will have my camera with me and may be taking pictures myself during the course – you will be free to use my camera equipment including tripod and filters.

By definition, landscape photography means getting out in the landscape, which is usually uneven, steep, slippery and wet, as such I cannot accept any liability for injury that may be sustained during the course.

All bookings require a minimum £50 deposit. - The balance is then due 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the workshop.

Snowdnia courses are available on request.

Under 18s can be accompanied by a non-participating parent/guardian at no extra cost.

Courses will usually be run on weekends at a date that is convenient for you.

If you are interested in booking a course please contact me first for the latest list of available dates for the period you require. If you would like more information please get in touch visa the Course Enquiry Form below

Should you wish to book a longer session with me or you have a different location choice in mind, then I’m only too happy to discuss this with you.

Gift vouchers are also available for purchase. These make a very suitable gift for anyone who has expressed interest in photography, be it to improve technique and approach or to learn from scratch.

If you would like to give a One to One session as a gift or would like any more information, then please do contact me at paul@paulfowles.com.

Additional Information


Critque of  images from the participant's portfolio.

Full professional tuition and photographic guidance throughout the workshop.

Cover correct camera setting and techniques, composition and using the available light to help you get the very best from the workshop


Travel to and from the agreed meeting point.

Food and Drink.

Personal and Accident Insurance.


Southern Snowdonia (although other locations can be considered)

What to Bring

Camera (and if applicable separate lenses), spare batteries and memory cards, tripod, filters, shutter release cable, camera bag, suitable clothing and wellingtons.