Courses & Workshops

Learn by doing with our hands-on photography courses and workshops. We offer group courses and one-on-one lessons. Provided by our education director Megan Alter and her team of instructors.

Basic Course

This Amsterdam based Photography Course will teach you how to get the most from your digital camera by understanding the basics of photography.  The mission of this course is not only for you to learn theory, but to put that theory into practice.  Be more in control of your camera and get the results you want.
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Art of Portfolio Creation – NEW !!!

A perfect option for participants who have completed the basics course, or for those already familiar with ISO, shutter speed, aperture and composition rules. Increase your awareness of light and composition. Learn to see the way the camera sees. Develop your style by focusing on your interests and realising the impact of your images. Increase your technical and creative problem-solving abilities when approaching a shot. Bridge the gap between amateur and professional.
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Travel Photography Workshop – NEW !!!

In this three-part workshop, you are invited to experience the steps for preparing and executing a successful photography trip.  The mission of this workshop is not only for you to learn theory, but to put that theory into practice and go home with a unique photo series.  Understand how to photograph and present your results in a way that expresses the energy of the destinations you visited.
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Street Photography Workshop

This one-day photography workshop will teach you all about fearless street photography in the very heart of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities – Amsterdam. You will learn how to put buildings and people into perspective. Get inspired by famous street photographers and try new techniques in creative hands-on challenges in the streets of Amsterdam.
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Natural Light Photography Workshop

Learn by doing in a supportive environment surrounded by creative people. You are invited to reign, guided by pro’s, and learn how to master natural lighting techniques to create gorgeous shots. You have the opportunity to create natural light images with our model on location.
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Real Shoot Experience Workshop

Experience what it’s like to be a professional Photographer for a day and build your portfolio. Real Shoot Experience is our photo club’s premium event, were we hire models, make-up artists, hairdressers, stylists and impressive venues. The workshop is held twice per year, and follow popular themes such as: Kill Bill, Mad Men, Interview with a Vampire, Game of Thrones, Great Gatsby, Hunger Games and Sin City.
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Private Lessons

Any of the above courses can be taken as private lessons. Study with the flexibility that fits your own schedule. Private lessons can be customised to it your existing photography knowledge, and cover topics not outlined in the standard group courses.
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Gift Certificate

Buy a photography course as a gift for someone special. You can gift one of our courses or workshops as a beautiful voucher.  The mission of our courses & workshop is not only to learn theory, but to put that theory into practice. Our workshops are in English in Amsterdam city center, you can gift any of the below courses and workshops.
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3 Comments on this post.
  • Susan
    4 December 2018 at 00:37

    Hello,
    I’m wondering if you ever offer any Instant photography courses. I love using Polaroid and Instax and am hoping to expand my skill set.

  • Unleash your creativity: over 30 English-taught courses and workshops in Amsterdam | Amsterdamian
    23 April 2019 at 13:26

    […] Amsterdam Photo Club: there’s a big community created around this club, and, apart from the usual courses and workshops, you can register for photowalks and other events such as portfolio reviews. […]

  • Sudha
    26 May 2019 at 04:30

    Dear Team,

    Please let me know if there will be a long term course for 1 year on photography.

    Thanks in advance
    Sudha

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