“Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.”
— Anonymous

Photography Workshops in Leiden

Photography Workshops in Leiden

Photography Workshops in Leiden

A journey of discovery

Digital photography is an enormous and endlessly fascinating subject; a journey even. You can spend a lifetime studying and practicing, and still keep discovering new things.

To help you with your journey of discovery, DPT offers a range of photography workshops in Leiden for photographers of different experience..
Photography Workshops in Leiden

Creating digital photographs

Unlike analogue photography of the past, creating a digital photograph is multi-stage process:

  • Configure your camera settings
  • Compose the picture & press the shutter
  • Post process the picture (for example in Lightroom or Photoshop)
  • Share the photograph on social media (Instagram and Flickr)
  • Stream the photograph to your television

Composition is explained in our Basics of Composition Workshop. This is the starting point for those beginning the journey.

Camera settings are explained in our Intermediate Workshop

Our Advanced Workshop covers advanced composition, and more obscure camera settings.

The workshops are designed to follow on from each other, but we advise thoroughly practicing the techniques learned first before following the next course.

And for night owls, we run a Night Photography Workshop

We also offer an extended course of 4 lessons on Adobe Photoshop for Photographers.

Photography Workshops in Leiden

A chance to practise

The workshops are approximately 3 hours in length, and take place in the beautiful city of Leiden.

The workshops clearly explain the necessary theory, but the emphasis is on practical learning. So we will let you practise what we teach on various photographic locations throughout the city.

We will also give you interesting background information about the history and culture of Leiden.

Our workshops are friendly and informal, for small groups of up to 4 people. Above all, we aim to make photography fun.

Photography Workshops in Leiden

After the workshop

Naturally, three hours is not long enough to make you an expert on the subject of the course. To help you practice what you have learned, you will have access to our tuition web pages, where the theory is summarized in easy to understand sections.

You can also contact us at any time by email (or even by phone) with your questions.

You can also send your photos to us for constructive criticism, and you can take advantage of our photo-enhancement service should you wish.

guided photography tour of Leiden

Starting time

The The basic workshop starts at 11:00.

The Intermediate and advanced workshops start at 11:00.

The start time of the The evening workshop will depend on the date, because there is a huge difference in sunset time between 21 December (16:30) and 21 June (22:00).

Meeting place

We meet at Starbucks cafe in Leiden Central station, Stationsplein entrance. Please try to be there by 15 minutes before the start time.

Public Transport

There are direct rail services to Leiden from Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.

If you are travelling from outside Leiden, and would like advice on public transport please contact us.


Basics of Composition Workshop & Photo Tour photo tour is €49.95 per person.

Intermediate workshop €49.95 per person.

Advanced workshop €49.95 per person.

Night photography workshop €59.95 per person.

What is included

• Experienced tutor
• Refreshment break
• Access to our tuition web pages
• Photo enhancement service
• Advice on travel to Leiden
• Advice on what to do and where to eat and drink n Leiden

What is not included

• Refreshments
• Hire of equipment such as tripod
• Cost of transport to Leiden

guided photography tour of Leiden

Bad weather

The weather in the Netherlands can be unpredictable, especially in Autumn and Winter.

But it seldom rains the for whole day. If the rain is torrential the workshop will be cancelled, but if it is not heavy the tour will go on regardless.

Photographers are hardy folks, and stormy skies and wet pavements present some of the most exciting photo opportunities!

Cancellation policy

But whatever the weather, you may cancel up to 1 day before for a full refund.

And if you are not satisfied with the workshop for any reason we will also refund your money in full.

How do I book a workshop?

If you would like to book a workshop, you can do so by:

Booking online

Telephoning +31 (0)71 887 10 23

Emailing us at  info@dutchphototrek.com

Or for more details, visit the individual web pages.
Photography Workshops in Leiden

Personalized tuition

If you would like personalized photography tuition, DPT can arrange this to suit your needs.

For more details:

Email info@dutchphototrek.com

 +31 (0)71 8871023


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Photography Workshops in Leiden

If you would like to learn more about Dutch Photo Trek, you may telephone us daytime or evenings (Central European Time), weekdays or weekends.