A one day Eryri Snowdonia photography workshop and photo walk in Cwm Idwal. A chance to photograph the stunning scenery of the Glyderau and Carneddau mountain ranges, the glacial lakes of Llyn Idwal and Llyn Ogwen and the impressive Ogwen Falls. 
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A one day Eryri Snowdonia workshop suitable for all skill levels.

  • The course covers all the main camera controls , use of filters, gear choice, advice on composition.

  • 1-2-1 time for each participant during the day. 

  • Maximum 6 in a group to ensure everyone gets the best support on the day.

  • The Snowdonia workshop starts at 08.00am and finishes around 2.30pm.

  • Hosted by a local photographer and the author of the photo location guidebook PHOTOGRAPHING NORTH WALES.

  • Qualified teacher; BA (Hons) Degree in Education & Training.

  • Eryri Snowdonia photography workshop gift vouchers are available on request. Vouchers can be used with any planned workshop date, are valid for 18 months and are available via email or by post.

The one day Snowdonia workshop involves walking approx 4 miles stopping at different viewpoints along the way. Please note that paths are rocky and uneven and we make a steady ascent of 300ft to a viewpoint above the lake. Participants do require a reasonable level of fitness and mobility. Due to the terrain unfortunately the course is unsuitable for those with limited mobility.



Sat 14th September 2024



Sat 29th March 2025


Sat 17th May 2025

Payment can also be made by bank transfer, please contact me by clicking here to email me: [email protected] or calling me on 0797 3281161


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Start/finish times

  • We meet at Ogwen Visitors centre at 07.45am for an 8.00am start and finish around 2.30pm

Items to bring with you

  • Camera/lenses/Spare memory card/batteries/tripod - A digital camera with "semi-automatic/manual" controls (Aperture and Shutter priority) is recommended to get the most from the course.
  • Filters (if you have them)
  • A packed lunch/snacks
  • The relevant user manual for your camera
  • Warm/waterproof clothing and suitable footwear - weather can be unpredictable all year round in Snowdonia and workshops can take place in very changeable conditions throughout the year so you need to be suitable prepared, just in case.

What is NOT included in the Eryri Snowdonia photography workshop?

A packed lunch, accommodation, insurance. I recommend you consider obtaining suitable personal insurance to cover both your equipment and travel.

What happens in bad weather?

I monitor weather forecasts and if conditions are predicted to be completely unsuitable, to ensure both your safety and enjoyment of the day, it may be necessary to cancel a workshop. I will endeavour to provide at least 24hrs notice, although this cannot always be guaranteed; you will be offered either a full refund or a place on a future course.

By booking you are confirming your acceptance of the "TERMS & CONDITIONS" ... see below for full details.


1. One day Snowdonia workshops require full payment at the time of booking.

2. Due to unforeseen circumstances I may need to alter or cancel a photography workshop, in which case I will endeavour to provide as much notice as possible, although it may still be cancelled up to 24hrs before the arranged day. If I deem cancellation necessary you will be offered either a complete refund or a place on a future workshop, whichever you prefer. If the cancellation is due to under-booking (a minimum of 3 participants is required to operate the workshop) you will be notified no later than 7 days prior to commencement of the workshop.

3. If you need to cancel your booking please inform me as soon as possible, email or a phone call is acceptable.  The following refunds apply: 

More than 28 days beforehand - 100% refund.

Between 27-15 days beforehand - 70% refund.

Less than 14 days beforehand - No refund.

No refunds are applicable for rescheduled dates.

4. Refund payments can only be paid to the original payee. 

5. Gift vouchers are valid for 18months and must be used by the printed expiry date. Voucher refunds can be requested within 28 days of purchase, no refunds will be provided after this time. Vouchers have no monetary value. 

Whilst all reasonable care will be taken to ensure participants remain safe throughout, I can accept no personal liability for injury or damage done to participants persons or property. It is recommended that all attendees consider obtaining appropriate insurance.