Photo School has one simple goal: to help you get control of your camera and take great photos.

Photography is made up of many simple concepts that, when combined, can lead to frustration and confusion. By breaking them down and having them explained in simple terms you, too, can take photos you can be proud of.

About Pete

Photo School is run by Pete Ashton, an established Birmingham artist, photographer and trainer.

Pete has been teaching photography through Photo School since 2012. He specialises in teaching beginners and particularly enjoys the challenge of explaining complex concepts in simple terms.

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Learn

Master your camera and learn to take photos you can be proud of. Photo School specialises in helping beginners understand the basics.

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Photo Walks

Explore the hidden corners of Birmingham through the safety and inspiration of a group photo walk.

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Packages

Photography workshops and events for your group or organisation, tailored to your specific needs.

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Camera Guide

Which camera is best for learning photography? Check out my guide for beginners.

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Gift Vouchers

Give the gift of photographic knowledge.

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Tripod Season!

It’s winter, so it’s time for the City at Night walk. Learn how to do long exposures on the streets of Birmingham!

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Upcoming Classes

Class Date Price Book
Lightroom Basics Nov 25 £30 Book
City at Night Dec 4 £15 Book
Beginners Photography Dec 9 £40 Book
Beginners Photography Jan 13 £40 Book
City at Night Jan 15 £15 Book
Intermediate Composition Jan 20 £20 Book
Lightroom Basics Jan 20 £30 Book
Beginners Photography Jan 27 £40 Book
City at Night Feb 12 £15 Book
Intermediate Metering Feb 17 £20 Book
Intermediate Focus Feb 17 £20 Book
Beginners Photography Feb 24 £40 Book
Intermediate Composition Mar 3 £20 Book
Lightroom Basics Mar 3 £30 Book
Beginners Photography Mar 24 £40 Book
Beginners Photography Apr 28 £40 Book
Beginners Photography May 26 £40 Book
Beginners Photography Jun 23 £40 Book

If you have a voucher or credit, please get in touch before booking.

Upcoming Walks

Walk Date Price Book
City at Night Dec 4 £15 Book
Spaghetti Junction Jan 6 £15 Book
City at Night Jan 15 £15 Book
Digbeth Feb 3 £10 Book
City at Night Feb 12 £15 Book
Bournville Feb 16 £10 Book
Jewellery Quarter Mar 2 £10 Book
Spaghetti Junction Apr 7 £15 Book
Digbeth May 5 £10 Book
Bournville May 18 £10 Book
Jewellery Quarter Jun 1 £10 Book
Spaghetti Junction Jul 7 £15 Book
Walk Pass 12 months £45 Buy Now

If you have a voucher or credit, please get in touch before booking.