How To See Photographically


26 Nov – 2 Dec 2018 

Andalusia – Southern Spain
  • Discover your ability to see photographically
  • Suitable for Colour and Mono Photographers
  • Extra Free 1 day Introduction Workshop worth £99
  • Free copy of the Workshop Manual worth £25
  • Accommodation included – no single room supplement
  • Participant picture reviews
  • Only 4 participants with 121 tuition
  • Fitness level 1 of 3
  • On-going email support after the workshop
  • Excellent value for money
Pay a 33% deposit per item


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Page Contents

  1. What will I learn?
  2. The workshop at a glance
  3. Picture examples
  4. Tutorials
  5. You will have the opportunity to take pictures like these
  6. Celebrating Participants picture
  7. Is this workshop for me?
1- What will I learn?

To see photographically this ground-breaking workshop uses a mnemonic: A – Attraction  B – Background  C – Composition  D – Depth of field  E – Exposure  F – Focus  G – Gently press the shutter.

  • Discover an excellent blueprint for photographic advancement.
  • Understand and use the ABC of camerawork method of seeing.
  • Acquire significant feedback on each of the days’ shoots with individual reviews.
2 – The How To See Photographically Workshop at a glance

Dates and Times

The 6 night / 7 day workshop starts at midday 26 November 2017 after leaving Malaga Airport and finishes at 18.00 on 2 December. Please try to ensure your flight arrives in Malaga before noon.


We will be staying at the Hotel Puerta Nazari on the western edge of Orgiva in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The hotel is about a two hour drive east along the trans-Mediterranean highway. Our hotel has a 4.6 out of 5 rating from the 34 reviews on Google Maps. This hotel has been our base for every trip we have run to the Sierra Nevada. Other guests and previous workshop participants appreciate the warmth of the welcome. The hotel is a short walk from the town centre with all the amenities you could wish for. The area is home to many British expats.

Included in the cost

  • A free one-day Introduction Workshop – Worth £99, preferably taken before the event
  • A free copy of the workshop manual worth £25
  • Transfers from and to Malaga Airport
  • Hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Tutorials
  • Transport while on the workshop in a comfortable vehicle
  • An English driver and interpreter
  • Expert guidance to photography locations
  • Professional suggestions for composition, exposure and lens choices
  • A picture forum to share your pictures with the group – please see the FAQ
  • Daily individual or group reviews
  • On-going email support


You will be driven by Paul or Fiona in a large comfortable vehicle. Both are Paul and Fi are British and live and work in the Alpujarras running Bootlace Holidays a walking holiday business. When a translator is needed they will be on hand to provide the necessary words.

Excluded from the cost  

Transport to the Workshop, Parking, Entrance fees, Meals and Refreshments

Joining Instructions 

The exact time and location for us to meet will be included in the joining instructions which will be emailed to you approximately two weeks before the event. Travel information will be sent to you shortly after you make the booking.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information please go to our frequently asked questions page

Free 1 Day Introduction Workshop 

Included in the cost of the workshop is the 1-day Introduction Workshop in Bristol’s historic harbour or Georgian Bath. The purpose of the workshop is to briefly introduce the LGE Programme (LGE) and to make you ready to gain the most of your time in Spain. On the 1-day workshop, we will gently introduce you to the ABC method of photographic seeing.

Additional Benefits

To make the most of your investment in this workshop, why not book a 121 tuition session to help with your post-processing workflow.

On-going support

Once you become a client, part of the package is unlimited email support. If you have a question, please email me

3 – Example Photos 

Hover over each picture to enlarge them – see variations of Attraction, Background, Composition, and Templates

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4 – Tutorial 

On the how to see photographically workshop we will be setting objectives and reviewing your results based around:

  • Picture Templates
  • Vocabulary
  • Attraction
  •  Background
  • Composition

A series of encouraging articles has been written to provide ways of thinking about the themes noted above.

Picture Taking

The base for the how to see photographically workshop is located in the Alpujarras part of the Sierra Nevada mountains, about a two hour drive east from Malaga along the Trans-Mediterranean Highway.

You will have the opportunity to take the following picture types: landscape, seascape, industrial, portraiture, dance, night and street photography . This workshop is not dedicated just to landscapes.

The preparation work you did before the workshop will help you decide what aspects of the ABC of cameraWork you want to work on.  You will be deciding your practice objectives and whether you have reached them or not after constructive feedback.

Participant Picture Reviews

As a vital part of the learning and growing process Andy will give you feedback on your pictures as you take them. Andy may suggest alternative ways to see photographically to ensure you fully understand how to get the effect you’re trying to achieve. All of us see pictures differently and we can learn from each other by sharing the pictures we have taken.  We all see things in our own way and passing around cameras is a good method  to pick up the vision and style of others. It is important to say that this is not a competition and you are on the workshop to learn and update skills. Saying that, it will not all be work, we will have lots of fun along the way.

“Composition is the art of leaving things out”

Andy Beel FRPS

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6 – Participants Pictures
Testimonial from a previous participant of the “How To See Photographically” Workshop 

The workshop in Spain was structured so that based on guidelines, we set our own agenda each day and discussed the day’s work in the evening and the immediate feedback provided an opportunity to build on what I had learnt. This was my first experience of a workshop in the style and found it excellent working in this way. Thank you, Andy.”                                      Fay Rogers LRPS

7 – Is this Seeing Photographically Workshop for me?
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If you are looking for a workshop that expands how you think and see photographically then you will be at home here. This far reaching workshop will help you unravel instantly made viewfinder decisions. This new-found knowledge will transform every aspect of how you take and make photographs. This workshop must be one of the most photographically rewarding to have been developed. The scope of the workshop includes:

  • Unusual locations
  • Structured tutorials and demonstrations
  • Constructive reviews
  • Small group
  • Individual tuition
  • Suitable for both colour and mono photographers

If you are ready to book now go to the top of the page 

Making your best, even better

Andy Beel FRPS

Additional information


Mon 26 Nov – Sun 2 Dec 2018