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Why choose a workshop?

You’ll learn more from a tog workshop in a day than you would by watching online tutorials and YouTube videos. Workshops are cheaper than college courses, and you’ll learn from a skilled artisan with over 15 years of experience in the trade.

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Flora Workshop

You will learn camera setup, soft focusing, aperture, shutter speeds, ISO, composition, storytelling, staged and outdoor flora photography, handheld, tripod, art, and more.

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Landscape Workshop

You will learn about camera setup, filters, tripods, shutter release, location, light, crop, rule of thirds, composition, grounds, storytelling, moods, exposure triangle, and more.

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Riverscape Workshop

You will learn camera setup, light, the natural world, leading lines, exposure triangle, storytelling, composition, grounds, symmetry, curves, moods, art and more.

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The advantages of choosing a workshop with us.

  • Workshops are therapeutic and aid mental and physical health.
  • You’ll learn more in a day than you would watching online tutorials.
  • You’re taught to push yourself outside your comfort zone and gain a new perspective.
  • Learn how to use your camera and equipment.
  • Workshops are cheaper than college and uni courses.
  • Exchange ideas with other photographers.
  • Learn how to post process in Adobe Lightroom.
  • Learn how to shoot fine art in a studio.
  • Understand more about E-Commerce, printing and framing.
  • You’ll receive hands-on practical tuition from an expert.


The Flora Workshop will be held in Norfolk at Easton College and Cambridge Botanical Gardens. Your seven-day workshop will cover composition, storytelling, aperture, diffused light, depth of field, exposure triangle, shutter speeds, colours, crop, ethics etc.


The Landscape Workshop will be held on the Norfolk coast. Your seven-day workshop will cover preparation, storytelling, exposure triangle, rule of thirds, depth of field, leading lines, placement of objects, light, tripods, filters, composition, ethics, etc.


The Riverscape Workshop will be held in Norwich on the River Wensum and at the Norfolk Broads. Your seven-day workshop will cover preparation, composition, long exposure, the Natural World, light, positions, angles, curves, storytelling, ethics, etc.

The Norfolk Tog

Howdy, and welcome to my site. I’m a Norfolk-based photographer with 15 years of hobbyist and professional photography experience. When not photographing landscapes, seascapes, and people, I take pride in shooting artistic low-light flora artwork for printing and framing.

A good photo should be taken passionately with precision while adopting a slow, ethical and patient attitude; that’s why when you hire me as your tutor, you’ll not be rushed or bogged down with jargon and technical details.

A low and slow approach to photography is what I teach and have taught myself for decades. Too many of us are rushing nowadays to shoot that perfect image. Why? Patience is a virtue; all good things come to those waiting.

I’m a member of the Guild of Professional Photographers. Therefore, you can rest assured you will be taught fine photographic art at some of the finest picturesque locations worldwide.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

I met Jon when undergoing rehabilitation for PTSD. He demonstrated how to photograph low-light butterfly and swan photos on the River Wensum, which looked amazing when printed and framed. Some of his photography illustrating swans adorns the clinic’s walls, creating a welcoming and calming atmosphere. Thanks for all you do, mate.

— Steven Rusmby, Change Grow Live, Norwich

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Thank you for sending me the prints of Norwich Market and your gorgeous butterfly photos. My customers love them, especially the moth and damselflies prints. I came across Jon’s work in the Eastern Daily Press and Evening News and immediately fell in love. Jon’s a great artist that has time for anyone.

— Michelle Hudson, New York, New York


Living Planet Index reported in 2022 that Earth’s wildlife populations have plunged by an average of 69% in just under 50 years. While the camera poses little risk regarding wildlife declines, unethical photography is on the increase, rarely policed and, as such, remains a threat to wild fauna.


Over 80% of flora species have declined due to habitat destruction. Like wildlife photography, the humble camera poses little threat. However, unethical photography practices add to flora’s global threats, whether trampling or reckless landscape and macro photography it all adds up.


Camera drones have become popular with photographers and videographers. However, they also pose a significant threat to wildlife, such as nesting birds, bears, seals, aquatic fauna, etc., in the way of noise, motion and appearance. Intrusive drone flying can cause animals to abandon their nests or flee their habitat.

Southwold Pier, Southwold, Long Exposure.
Southwold Pier, Southwold, Long Exposure.

Low Light Seascapes

Coming Soon | 5 Classes | 9-5 | Including Post Processing

Register to Join Us

Workshops are limited to 7 people per group, so sign up soon to reserve your spot now!

The Norfolk Photographer can only accept seven people per group for health and safety reasons. Therefore, please register with us so we can pop you on the next available course.

Once the next available workshop is free, we will phone and email you with the following available dates and times. Each workshop runs for 4 hours and lasts seven days. You’ll also receive a free post-processing class from 09:00-17:00.

Stay tuned for coupon and discount offers on workshops. The minimum age requirement is 17; alcohol, narcotics, and vapes are prohibited in our workshops.