Studland

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A range of habitats make this spit of land to the east of Purbeck ideal for macro workshops, photographing sundews and other plant species. It couldn’t be easier to get to – just over the chain ferry from Sandbanks, with … Continued

Kimmeridge

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Kimmeridge beach is a favourite for landscape photographers – the only Purbeck beach to face west and offer sunset shots, as well as undulating cliffs, receding headlands and a folly – Clavell Tower, recently rebuilt. Rock ledges, tidal pools, fossils … Continued

Holton Lee

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We are delighted to be using the purpose built studios at Holton Lee – an Arts, Environment and Disability charity just outside Wareham. Based in one of the purpose built artists studios, we will have access to their 350 acre … Continued

Durlston Country Park

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On the cliffs just to the west of Swanage, Durlston Country Park has orchid meadows and sea bird rich cliffs to tempt landscape and wildlife photographer alike. Rocky cliffs and foreshore, a lighthouse, the outside chance of dolphins off the … Continued

Corfe Castle

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Corfe Castle This iconic monument surely needs no introduction, dominating as it still does the only road through the great ridge that separates Purbeck from the ‘mainland’.There is more than the ruin, of course – the ridges to east and … Continued

Accredited Courses

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2013 saw the loss of affordable accredited photography courses at Level 3 and 4 in Dorset .  There is no subsidy for Adult Education photography courses at Level 3 (so £1500, ouch – no wonder they didn’t run). Arts University Bournemouth … Continued

Stephen Foote – Guest Tutor

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Stephen Foote studied photography at Plymouth College of Art, graduating in 1981.  He became involved with the Mary Rose Project as a volunteer diver in 1979, and went on to become the staff Photographer at the Mary Rose Trust. He … Continued