Transform your portraits

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Don’t miss this opportunity to supercharge your skills and transform your photography. Enrol now and join the other creatives on this journey of discovery.

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  • 50 lessons in 12 modules
  • 46 videos – 11 hours run time
  • 10 group Zoom sessions in 2024
  • Full email support
  • Lifetime access

Meet your tutor – Damien Lovegrove

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Workshops and Adventures in 2024

I’m going to be running a couple of workshops in Italy in the first half of September. I’ve not finalised the dates and location yet. I’ll be heading to Italy in March to do a full recce and I’ll launch the workshops as soon as I’m back in the UK. In the meantime, you can join the interested in Italy 2024 list to get advanced booking information before the general release.

Life is too short for compromise

Photography is so rewarding when the quality of your pictures captured are top-notch. After a Lovegrove trip your confidence as a photographer will improve dramatically with your newly learned lighting, directing, communication and camera skills. When you book a Lovegrove Adventures workshop you can rest assured that you have a world-class event to look forward to.

The photographs in the slideshow above were taken on Lovegrove workshops, adventures or 1:1 training sessions, and show the diversity and quality of photography being taught. There are usually between 50 and 70 ‘keepers’ from each day of shooting.

Develop your photography skills

  • Skyrocket your photography
  • Become a lighting master
  • Take control of your flash
  • Realise the potential in your camera kit investment
  • Don’t let your camera gather dust, put it through its paces
  • Treat yourself to a fabulous photography holiday
  • Have fun in the sun
  • Make new friends

Damien Lovegrove

Your photography mentor and tour leader

“For over 10 years now I’ve been teaching photography at the highest level. I’ve taught well established commercial photographers how to light people. I’ve taught beginners what they need to know at the start of their creative journey. For me, it’s all about moving my clients forward, imparting my knowledge and wisdom with passion and enthusiasm. I have a wealth of experience gained over the past 35 years and I’d like to share it with you.” Damien Lovegrove

Damien Lovegrove

Google reviews

When you enroll in one of Damien's workshops you are in for a treat! (I did the Tuscany tour). Damien is a master of light and was openly sharing his knowledge; a kind and patient teacher who held nothing back. Damien pays great attention to detail; he handpicked all the shooting locations and knew the exact timing for the lighting to be perfect. He brought in 2 lovely models, very professional, fun loving girls that went the extra mile to make sure we had all the shots we wanted.
On top of this there were all the non-photography things that made the trip stand out, a lovely villa with a chef that cooked us breakfast and dinner, nice bottles of wine and great lunch spots. We learnt during the day and bonded at night, talking photography, life and much more... A truly memorable experience. Note: My husband came as an add-on and equally enjoyed the trip!
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Marleen De Mol
14/08/23
I have just spent two days in Tuscany with Damien Lovegrove and Michela making some of the best portraits I have ever made.
There are a number of reasons for why this is my third workshop with Damien. But especially one reason stands out.
I am fully aware there are other good photographers. I am however convinced there are very few if any who are able to create a relaxed yet serious and creative atmosphere where workshops participants and models are motivated to do their very best to make excellent pictures, to learn, and to have fun at the same time of.
Lovegrove is a generous person in every sense of the word and even though he is the “instructor” he is more than willing to listen to ideas to try out new ways and to change the program.
The one-hour lightroom follow up session on Teams is a kind of dessert where we discussed the workshop and I got some very useful ideas for how to edit my pictures.
I will finally comment the model Michela. Her mature personality, charisma and engagement made a great contribution to two amazing days
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peter m
05/08/23
I’ve been on many workshops with Lovegrove Adventures over the past 10 years. I’ve been to Spain, France, Germany, the UK, Umbria and Tuscany several times. Each event has been wonderful, the photographs that I’ve shot are fabulous as well.
There is always time & space to investigate your own version of an image, but when you get stuck assistance always arrives from Damien at exactly the right time, this cannot be a coincidence! The success of these events is down to a combination of Damien’s enthusiasm and the fine details at the planning stage. The events that I’ve been on have cemented my passion for photography and enriched my life.

Many thanks & looking forward to more adventures in the future.
Dave.
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Dave GFX
31/07/23
I participated in Damien's workshop in Tuscany last September. As a photographer who had been photographing scapes and nature for several years but who was sorely lacking in portrait/model photography experience, I was delighted when the chance to learn this genre from a great master came up and grabbed at it without hesitation.

The workshop didn't disappoint. I came away with plenty of photos that I (and many of my photography-circle friends whom I showed them to) like a great deal.

The group of participants was kept small. We stayed in a nice villa. Meals were great. And importantly, the photography locations were very well-researched, up to the hour to be at a particular location to catch the sun at the right angle etc.

Damien was a good teacher, answering and patiently explaining all the questions we asked him. He was also well-prepared with supporting equipment eg. lights etc. for each of the settings so that our photos would turn out with the special oomph factor. The models he engaged for the shoot were experienced, patient and helpful towards us participants regardless of our experience level.

All in all, it was a thoroughly enjoyable learning experience and I came away with photos what I would never have imagined that I could achieve. I certainly look forward to joining his future workshops again.
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N H
01/08/23
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