The Calumet Academy line-up of photography courses includes Photo Editing workshops in Manchester on 5 and 23 September, priced £120, and a Portraiture Masterclass in London on 12 September (£129). For full details visit

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Leading photography retailer, Calumet Photographic, has an exciting line-up of seminars and workshops available from its Academy for 2015.
The Calumet Academy offers a comprehensive range of events on an ongoing basis. Dedicated to helping aspiring photographers, Calumet Academy hosts tutorials for beginners as well as more advanced training for those wanting to hone their skills. It also provides specialised workshops for photographers with specific interests, such as wildlife and portraiture, and welcomes industry professionals on a regular basis.
The Calumet Academy is based at all Calumet Photographic stores around the UK; London, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast and Bristol. All seminars and workshops are individually priced and students can take advantage of a discounted rate.
September events include:
•    Photo Editing: Processing Your Images for the Perfect Finish, with Mark Prime (£120)
Saturday 5 September, 09:30-16:30 (Manchester); Wednesday 23 September, 09:30-16:30 (Manchester)
Led by expert photographer Mark Prime, this one-day workshop aims to introduce people of all abilities to the essential process of photo editing, the importance of having a consistent workflow and how to get photos ready for printing.
•    Auto Focus Masterclass, with Andy Astbury (£110)
Wednesday 9 September, 10:00-16:30 (Manchester); Wednesday 16 September, 10:00-16:30 (Birmingham) Wednesday 23 September, 10:00-16:30 (Bristol)
In this workshop, participants will learn and understand how Nikon and Canon auto focus systems work; the end result will be more consistently sharp images.
•    Portraiture Masterclass, with Rory Lewis (£129)
Saturday 12 September, 10:00-16:00 (London)
This workshop is ideal for beginners and intermediate photographers who wish to learn and develop their studio photography skills and lighting techniques. Expert Rory Lewis will guide participants through model, beauty, actor and corporate portraiture to help build an amazing portfolio.
•    How to Make Money from Stock Photography, with Martin Norris (£69)
Saturday 26 September, 10:30-15:30 (London)
This workshop covers what sells, who to and how much in the world of stock photography sales, as well as an in-depth explanation of the process and an analysis of gaps in the market.
For more information on the dates and locations of selected events, visit, where there is a full schedule of events including costs.