Develop your confidence & skills with a professional
Elevate your skills – learn some game-changing tips and techniques from a professional street photographer, lecturer & author
Understand the aesthetics of street photography and create meaningful street images – not random pictures of strangers!
Build your confidence and conquer your fear of shooting strangers on the street
Start to develop meaningful projects, bringing a real focus and a sense of purpose to your work – whilst developing your own personal style
Learn how to shoot quickly and to recognise and capture the ‘decisive moment’
Learn to see and observe, creating very personal perspectives for your work
Learn to ‘read’ the streets, developing your powers of observation bringing story-telling to your pictures
Our current street photography workshop programme includes London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and Blackpool. Led by a professional street photographer and with a maximum of six participants, this street photography course is structured, challenging and inspiring – as well as being great fun. Book early to guarantee your preferred date! Click HERE for details.
Photography workshops in Europe
Treat yourself to an enticing combination of documentary, travel and street photography on one of our immersive workshop experiences. We will be running group and one-to-one workshops during 2019 in Venice, Prague and Lisbon – with other destinations covered on request. Learn new skills, meet new friends and take your photography to a new level in a charming place!
Power up your street photography with individual coaching & mentoring. We will tailor a unique learning experience for you – from an intensive 1-day workshop to a career development programme spread over several months. We’ll come to you – workshops in any city worldwide. Click HERE for details of our private learning experiences.
Shooting the streets during the hours of darkness requires a different set of skills. Join us in the vibrant areas of London’s Soho and Chinatown to take your night shooting skills to a new level. Workshops usually run from 6pm-10pm on a Friday or Saturday. Start to shoot like a pro! Click HERE for details.
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Maximum group size
This street photography workshop was destined to sit head and shoulders above would-be competitors in the genre in the UK, and was full of promise. For a start, the “Streetsnappers” website is dedicated to this genre alone. In addition, it did not go unnoticed that Brian, the workshop leader, showed a keen interest in gaining an understanding of his students’ individual skill levels in the days leading up to the Workshop. It seems to me that this is of paramount importance to effective teaching, yet is is so often missing from the offer of some other companies in this field. The day started with a comprehensive briefing over coffee where Brian’s interest in his students and where his enthusiasm and expertise in street photography shone through. Technical information was shared in an easy-going, interactive style and it was quickly apparent that part of Brian’s working life involves academic teaching.Richard B
I am a fairly experienced photographer but new to street photography. I wanted a course that would challenge me, teach me some new ways of working and help conquer my reluctance to shoot strangers. This course delivered on all counts. Our course leader, Brian, was a very experienced photographer with a real talent for getting the message across in an engaging way. He put us at ease right from our first encounter and worked hard with every member of the group from the beginning of the workshop to the end of the day. All in all a very worthwhile, fun, informative, provocative and top value day. Bravo Steetsnappers, I’ll be back for more!Robin Y
I spent a wonderful day with Brian on Sunday. We had a mixed bag of weather but this didn’t hinder the fun. I wanted to spend a day to up my confidence levels, build a foundation for me to move forward with and glean as much information as I could from a pro! A pro he is but one that is wiling to share every tip he possibly can with you. His style of teaching was perfect for me and I really cannot recommend this course highly enough. There is structure to the day but Brian is happy to go off piste and deal with anything you may throw at him.Victoria M
Brian Lloyd Duckett
Principal & Course Leader
My interest in street photography started when, as a photojournalist, I pounded the streets of London, shooting material for news and features. When I’m not working as a street photographer I run a commercial and editorial photography business, I teach as a Visiting Lecturer at universities, I lecture at camera clubs and I’m a featured writer / photographer in photographic and travel magazines. My first street photography book, ‘Mastering Street Photography’, is now a best-seller and my new book, based on 52 street photography projects, is now available.
From the street photography blog . . .
News, developments and insights from the world of street photography
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