Akademie Workshops

Following in the footsteps of the original German Akademie dating back to 1934, the Leica Akademie UK offers a collection of workshops that aims to inspire a new generation of photographers and help capture the ‘decisive moment’ through a Leica lens.

A premier learning resource for Leica users, Leica Akademie UK workshops are open to entry-level photographers as well as those more experienced.
The Leica Akademie UK is located at 27 Bruton Place, London.
Leica Masterclass - Visual language with Dougie Wallace + Quick Shop
Leica Masterclass - Visual language with Dougie Wallace
Running from 4th March 2017 Pre-Order

Everyone has an individual take on the world - a unique way of seeing things. Few people find a way of communicating their own personal vision. Dougie Wallace conveys his...

Leica Masterclass: Commercial Advertising Photography - Tradecraft Secrets & Developing Your Own Vision + Quick Shop
Leica Masterclass: Commercial Advertising Photography - Tradecraft Secrets & Developing Your Own Vision
Running from 6th May 2017 £250.00

Join professional photographer, Richard Seymour, on a one-day workshop to discover what it takes to work as a commercial advertising photographer. Richard will teach you how to refine the subjects...


Western masters. Eastern insights. A unique pathway to exploring your photography with Eileen McCarney Muldoon & Olaf Willoughby + Quick Shop
Western masters. Eastern insights. A unique pathway to exploring your photography with Eileen McCarney Muldoon & Olaf Willoughby
Running from 1st August £495.00

In this imaginative and intensive workshop Eileen and Olaf will combine a study of the works of some of the masters of photography with Eastern philosophy to inspire you to...

Leica Bespoke - Treat yourself to a personalised Akademie session and overcome any stumbling blocks. + Quick Shop
Leica Bespoke - Treat yourself to a personalised Akademie session and overcome any stumbling blocks.
Upon Request from £75.00

Designed to help Leica Camera owners familiarise themselves with, and gain confidence in, the handling of their camera and further their photographic skills. This course will be tailored to you; topics...


Leica M Taster - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M. + Quick Shop
Leica M Taster - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M.
Running from the 6th January Complimentary

For aspiring Leica M owners, this experiential workshop offers the unique opportunity to discover the Leica M digital rangefinder system. It introduces you the system and you will be encouraged...

Leica M Photographer - Continue your M journey by honing your skills and exploring the range. + Quick Shop
Leica M Photographer - Continue your M journey by honing your skills and exploring the range.
Running from the 13th January Complimentary

Specifically designed for Leica M (Typ240) and M Monochrom (Typ246) owners, this comprehensive and practical workshop will help you refine your photography skills and acquire new techniques to enhance your...


Leica M Taster @ City Store - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M. + Quick Shop
Leica M Taster @ City Store - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M.
Running from the 12th January Pre-Order

For aspiring Leica M owners, this experiential workshop offers the unique opportunity to discover the Leica M digital rangefinder system. It introduces you the system and you will be encouraged...

Leica SL Taster + Quick Shop
Leica SL Taster
Running from the 26th January Complimentary

Groundbreaking technology and exceptional performance; Discover why the Leica SL marks a new era in professional photography. This hands on workshop, designed for non-owners, gives participants an opportunity to explore...


Leica Learn - Get away from Auto and unleash your true potential + Quick Shop
Leica Learn - Get away from Auto and unleash your true potential
Running from the 11th Fedruary £145.00

Created for new Leica owners of Leica C, D, V, X and T cameras, this workshop will fill you with confidence when using your Leica! Learn how to take control...

The Colin O'Brien memorial walk + Quick Shop
The Colin O'Brien memorial walk
Running from the 24th February Pre-Order

Join Clement Lauchard and Daniel Cuthbert as they guide you through some of the areas that Colin lived and photographed. London is a city that never stands still and since...


Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at Harrison Cameras + Quick Shop
Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at Harrison Cameras
Running from the 28th January Pre-Order

Join professional photographer José Sarmento Matos for a Leica Akademie workshop at Harrison Cameras, Sheffield. Learn how to control available light while shooting a story on everyday life in Sheffield. José...

Akademie Workshop with Colin Prior + Quick Shop
Akademie Workshop with Colin Prior
Running from 28th April 2017 £1,697.00

Set in an 850-acre estate, The Gleneagles Hotel gives easy access to the Perthshire countryside and to some of its unique landscapes. During the Masterclass, we will cover tutorials, practical field...


Leica London - Test and develop your photographic skills on assignment with Leica. + Quick Shop
Leica London - Test and develop your photographic skills on assignment with Leica.
Running from the 24th September Pre-Order

This London based creative workshop gives you the opportunity to join a 'project based shoot', where you will work on a creative assignment set by a Leica Akademie instructor.  Open...