Weekend Masterclass

An immersive, intensive street photography workshop – over a full weekend in London

Street Photography WEEKEND Masterclass


Immerse yourself in the art of street photography over a full weekend . . .

This unique weekend ‘Masterclass’ street photography workshop is designed to take you from a standing start to being a confident and capable street photographer. This is a more intensive and immersive version of our 1-day workshop – ideal for those who want to dig deeper into the basics of street photography.

This workshop is for 6 participants only.

The Masterclass starts early on Friday evening and finishes on Sunday evening. It offers a combination of seminar learning, critique, discussion, project development and street shooting to refine your skills, build your confidence and develop your individual style as a street photographer.

  • A thorough introduction to street photography
  • Project development session – to give you clear direction for your projects
  • Shooting on the streets: an individual exercise tailored to each person
  • 2x critique sessions
  • One-to-one session with Brian Lloyd Duckett

This weekend street photography masterclass is designed to take your work to the next level. With our time together split between the classroom and the streets, the weekend will stretch you, challenge your creativity and help steer you towards your goals as a photographer.

The course will focus on building on your existing knowledge (we assume you have a reasonable grasp of the photographic basics and understand your camera’s settings) and will take your skills to a new level. With such a small group (maximum 6 participants), there will be ample time for one-to-one discussion, coaching, critique and mentoring.

This is an intensive and well-structured course which is based on four intensive sessions over two full days and one evening; the course balances classroom sessions with practical shooting.


Course structure

Course pre-work

  • Develop ideas / concepts for 2 projects
  • Prepare 3 images for critique


Friday Evening

  • 4.30pm: Discussion on objectives and group critique session
  • 7.30pm: Dinner, discussion and drinks (optional – cost not included)



  • 9.30am to 5pm: an intensive full-day workshop (broadly following the format of our 1-day workshop)
  • 5pm: De-brief and Q&A over drinks
  • Evening: editing your images from the day (solo activity)



  • 9.30am (or start earlier if you wish): Shooting on the streets – your personalised assignment
  • 1.30pm: Critique of images taken on Saturday
  • 3pm: Project development session
  • 4-6pm: Final drinks, discussion and Q&A


Additional notes

  • The course will be held at a central London venue, easily accessible by train, tube or bus.
  • The cost of any food and drinks in the pub / cafe will be your responsibility.
  • Please bring comfortable shoes and warm / waterproof clothing.
  • We may use the London Underground during the course, so you will need an Oyster card or be prepared to purchase tube tickets.



Who is the course for? You should have a good grasp of the basic photographic principles and be curious – or even passionate! – about the street photography genre. Please feel free to contact Brian if you would like to discuss your suitability before booking.

What do I need to bring? You’ll need a digital camera (a DSLR, mirrorless or compact) with appropriate lens (ideally around 28 to 35mm, full-frame equivalent). If you’re a film user, feel free to bring your film camera, too. To fully participate in the post-production and critique work, you should bring a laptop or suitably equipped tablet.

What does it cost? The cost is £425 per person.

Course Leader Your course leader for the weekend is Brian Lloyd Duckett, a well-known London photographer and professional street photographer. He is also an Official Fujifilm X-Photographer.

Prior to setting up a successful commercial and editorial photography business, Brian has worked as a press and agency photographer on the streets on London; he teaches as a Visiting Lecturer on photography degree courses and is a member of the BPPA (British Press Photographers’ Association). Brian has a very relaxed yet informative teaching style and offers lots of individual, hands-on coaching. His two books, ‘Mastering Street Photography’ and ’52 Assignments: Street Photography’, have become best-selling street photography books and are on sale around the world.

13-15 November 2020

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