Bespoke Practical Courses

Francesca Maffeo Gallery is passionate about working with photographers to develop practical skills.   We have been working with students to develop and refine their technical skills and support the progression of their projects.

Our 1-1 practical workshops can take place over six or three weekly sessions and are adapted to your needs, simply contact us and we will put together a programme which suits your specific requirements.

 Examples of practical course content is as follows:

  • 35mm & Medium Format Film Photography (exploring a range of film materials and processing requirements)

  • Introduction to 35mm Digital Cameras (DSLR)

  • Exploring exposure and metering light accurately (aperture, shutter, ISO,creative applications)

  • Understanding lenses and focal length

  • Developing and exploring composition techniques 

  • Using natural light sources (on location and interior work)

  • Using electronic flash (on location and studio scenarios)

  • Post production (scanning, using post production software e.g. Lightroom & Photoshop)


6 - week course (1.5 hours/week) : £425

3 - week course (1.5 hours/week) : £215

Students are eligible for a 20% discount

Discounts available for group bookings

Bookings & Enquiries

Email:  education@francescamaffeogallery

Call: +44 (0) 1702 345005 or +44 (0) 7970846497

Courses can be booked on a day and time which suits you.

Current Workshops


Film’s Not Dead, Film Camera Workshop

with Francesca Genovese

23rd March 2019 | 10.00 - 18.00

£125 (£100 Student Price)

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Low Budget Cinematic Lighting

with Tim Richmond

2nd March 2019 | 10.00 - 17.00

£125 (£100 Student Price)


Experimental Polaroid Photography

with Rhiannon Adam

30th March 2019 | 10.00 - 17.00