Useful links

Photography Forums and Sites



  • Lens Hero
    Type in your make of camera, lens requirements and maximum price, Lens Hero suggests the lenses
  • Snapsort
    Not sure which camera to buy? Snap sort helps you compare and make decisions
  • Lens Buying Guide


Photography Courses

Stoke on Trent College Photography course for beginners,
Photography – Intermediate
Photography – Advanced
Newcastle College Getting started with Digital Photography
Photography A-level
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Photography
Leek College Practical Photography
Studio Photography
 Going Digital One-day Workshops in Stoke-on-Trent
Close up and Macro (including Calke Abbey)
 Great Little Picture Photography Workshop for beginners in Lichfield, Staffordshire
Tez Marsden Photography courses for beginners in Derbyshire
 Wild Arena Animal, macro and landscape photography courses throughout the UK
on Safari
Wild animal photography in the UK and abroad
Wildlife and Landscape

Spread the cost with Interest-free credit – DivideBuy

Online Printing This company is a favourite and they often have offers – you never have to pay full price! This company requires you to download their software which can be a good option if your internet connection is slow. You then upload the images AFTER you have created your product. Apparently you can get lots of free stuff from this site if you know what you’re doing. Groupon do all sorts of offers, but regularly have offers on photobooks, wall prints and canvases – you just need to sign up with them or check their website intermittently.