Whilst we offer an extensive range of different guided photography workshops, tutored photography courses and on-line talks, these are our current ‘best sellers’!

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12 Week Understanding Creative Photography Course

Our 12 module course aims to run through all the basic information you will need to know in weekly ‘bite size’ chunks. Each week we will cover technical ideas and

Getting Started with Macro Photography Tutorial

Have you ever tried Macro photography and been disappointed with the results, have you never tried it but are interested to know more? If so then this is definitely the

Mastering Macro Photography Techniques Tutorial

Following on from our popular ‘Introduction to Macro Photography online tutorial’, we are delighted to now offer this additional course where we explore more advanced close-up photography techniques.
If you like the idea of specialised guided nature photography holidays with experienced, professional guides, then check out our current destinations.

Trips

Brown Bears Spring Awakening

23rd to 27th April 2022 - The Eastern border of Finland with Russia is home to the magnificent European Brown Bear. This normally shy and reclusive mammal, comparable in size to

Norway, Realm of the Eagles

19th to 26th November 2022 - We have been visiting this beautiful part of Norway for many years and feel it is still the number one place in Europe for

Brown Bears Summer Light & Cubs

1st to 8th July 2022 - Our ‘Brown Bear Summer light and cubs’ trip is special not only because we are exclusively using the smaller professional grade hides but also
We are always working hard to bring you brand new workshops, talks and courses, along with updating our existing offering.

New and updated

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Architecture in the Landscape Photography Workshop

The Elan Valley area of central Wales is a beautiful location for photography. Wild hillsides and wooded valleys are great
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Bite Size Frog Photography

Here at Wild Arena we love our frogs and we certainly have plenty of them in our small animal team. These

On Line 'One to One' Review

It can sometimes be difficult to get a truly objective opinion on a photographic project or recent work, without the

Why Choose us?

Trustworthy

We’ve been running events since 2003, so we are a well-established long-standing business. We have worked hard over the years to build industry and wildlife partners, and the trust they have in us means we can deliver quality, well run events.

Knowledgeable Tutors

All of our guides have a love of photography and have been involved in this industry for many years. But more importantly they care about our guest’s photography and passing on their knowledgeable to help them grow in confidence and ability. We regularly call on our industry partners to update us on the technology and keep our information right up to date.

Guest Focused

Without you, our guests, we wouldn’t still be here. We’ve learnt over the years what works well and what our guests expect from us. So, we strive to deliver great workshops, that run smoothly on the surface, but deliver the best opportunities available on the day. Above all else we understand the need for small group sizes and individual attention allowing our guests to really get the best out of the event.

Professional

We pride ourselves on always trying to do things in the right way and our business reflects this. We have full public liability for our events, we are a registered business backed up by the FSB and our animal collection is licensed under our Animal Welfare License 19/00498. So, you can be assured you are always in safe hands.

Environmentally Aware

We are passionate about nature and wildlife, it’s the core of what we photograph, and we appreciate it. We aim to be ethical in our approach to wildlife and compassionate in how we work, carbon offsetting, recycling and sourcing responsibly.

COVID-19 Compliant

We have redesigned our studio space and our vehicles to make them COVID-19 compliant, if an event is on hold we can’t yet run it, but if its marked compliant we are good to go and you should be able to find dates on the relevant experience. For more details on our COVID-19 policy and latest updates go to our FAQ’s page at the bottom of the site.

Latest Post

Bite Size Frog Photography

We love frogs here at Wild Arena and are really pleased to add two more species to our small animal team, Cinnamon Tree Frog and
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Event Reviews

Phil Bulkeley

Big Cat Photography Session (Knowsley)

Interested in photographing the big cats some time in the not to distant future. On holiday this week just in case you have cancellations. Mobile No. 07399491447 PS. Not sure how I am expected to give a review when this is a new enquiry.
Kate Unsworth

Colour in Your Workflow Tutorial - With Janet Southard

An interesting tutorial and has given me a few things to think about and improve. An eye opener for me on the importance of screen calibration and colour consistency from camera to printer. Very informative. What can be a difficult subject to get to grips with was well delivered and in a friendly and relaxed manner. Thank you Janet and David.