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Photography Workshops, Training & Tuition

Taking your photography skills to the next level

Based in Milton Keynes, Saracen House Studio has become one of the main locations for quality photography training in the UK.  Working with trusted experts as well as great trainers, we're able to offer a range of tuition from small seminars to multi-day hands on workshops in a massive range of subjects and styles and skill levels.

Whether you're brand new to studio photography or just wanting to learn new skills or styles to shoot, if you'd like to get to grips with using Adobe Lightroom to speed up your workflow, Photoshop to learn to retouch like a pro or would like to get hands on with a Wacom Graphics Tablet - we've a massive range of workshops, classes, seminars and tuition that will be with you on your journey as you develop your skills.

We've teamed up with experts like Andrew Appleton and Steve Thewis to grow your abilities with proper hands-on learning designed to give you real-world skills that you will be able to use in your own photography every day.

About Andrew Appleton


From using your camera in the studio for the first time, right up to sophisticated advanced photography tuition in the studio and out on location, Saracen House Studio and Andrew Appleton provide photographic training based on specific genres, such as boudoir photography, bridal or art nude to skill based workshops such as learning about Speedlites, off camera flash and Photoshop. 

Andrew is also available for One to One Tuition at Saracen House Studio.

A man of many talents, photographer Andrew Appleton first began his lifelong love of photography after picking up a Kodak Brownie 127 when he was just 7, going on to make it his full time career in 2008. He manages to combine his work as a Panel Member, Judge and Mentor with The Guild of Photographers, with a collection of Guild approved Training Courses.

Appleton Photo Training
Forthcoming Workshops


Posing Individuals, Couple, Groups


Dancing in the Dark


Mastering Studio Lighting


Mastering Portrait Photography


Studio Lighting - Beyond the Basics

About Steve Thewis


Offering advice, tuition and workshops on post production, retouching, compositing and all aspects of getting started with Adobe Photoshop, Steve works with us here at Saracen House Studio to provide fun and educational workshops on getting the most out of post!

Steve is a photographer and digital retoucher based in Bedfordshire, undertaking a wide variety of work for models, editorial, commercial and media photography.  He also holds regular workshops and training sessions at Saracen House Studio.

We're adding new workshops with Steve Thewis soon, which will include full day shoots, showing you how to light for effective compositing, beauty retouching using Photoshop and short Introduction to Photoshop classes.  Steve is also available for One to One Tuition at Saracen House Studio.

Forthcoming Workshops
with Steve Thewis


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