Photography 121

Mentoring Opportunity.  Only 3 spaces left for 2017/8

Over the years I’ve been to many workshops and learned a great deal from some excellent teachers.   But looking back the most profound learning I’ve ever had is direct, from experts, when they have taken the time to show me a new technique, some of their professional ‘tricks’,  tips or insights. Their guidance has been worth more than any workshop, book or video.

I’ve decided to offer a few highly personalised Photography 121 Mentorship places. These are for people who really want to invest in themselves. To learn and improve their photographic skills.

There are only a few places available. They are only for people who would like to take their photography to a new level supported with appropriate feedback and advice.

Your Photography 121 Mentorship – What you’ll get

You’ll learn from me, an expert professional photographer, on a 1-2-1 basis.   I guarantee you’ll improve your photographic ability and grow as a photographer by learning new skills.

The course includes:

  • Assessing what does and doesn’t work for you
  • Building on your personal style
  • Finding sources of inspiration
  • Making the best of your current equipment
  • Planning and pre visualising your photographs
  • Practising non-camera techniques such as putting your portrait subjects at ease, self-management and creating a mindspace to increase your chances of success
  • Questioning boundaries and expanding your comfort zone
  • Specialist support for areas that particularly interest you, such as Portraits, Macro, Street and other forms of specialist photograph
  • Workflow, editing and post-photographic processing


We will meet 3 times a year for up to a day each time, and spend those days with cameras focusing on techniques that you choose, the ones you want to focus on.   Session one is designed to assess ‘where you are now’ with your skills then look at any areas you want to strengthen.

In between our face to face meetings we’ll talk about your progress.  You’ll choose a series of projects such as portraits, documentary or post-photographic techniques, or whatever you decide to focus on.

Photography 121 – Package price

For Photography 121 hands-on guidance and teaching, feedback and face-to-face meetings, and other personal support throughout the year the cost is £1,200.

If at any time during the first month you are unhappy with the service you will receive a full refund.

An upfront payment to secure your place is only £250. At this stage we can start agreeing your personal goals and schedule our first meeting.

I guarantee that by the end of the 12 months, you’ll feel more confident and you’ll have gained the skills that will really take your photography to the next level.

Get in touch!


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stephen cotterell photography associates
07990 525 814
020 8549 3693