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.
Gleneagles Landscape Masterclass with Colin Prior + Quick Shop
Gleneagles Landscape Masterclass 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...

Event Photography with the Leica SL – a workshop with Clément Lauchard + Quick Shop
Event Photography with the Leica SL – a workshop with Clément Lauchard
Running from the 4th May £125.00

Join the Leica Akademie for an event photography workshop at Richard Caplan, London. This unique opportunity offers an insight into how professional event photographer Clément Lauchard, approaches and produces images...


Model in landscape: A black and white workshop with Arteh Odjidja + Quick Shop
Model in landscape: A black and white workshop with Arteh Odjidja
Running from 19th May 2017 £125.00

Join portrait and fashion photographer Arteh Odjidja, at Park Cameras (London),  for this interactive black and white workshop and frame your city from a unique perspective. Participants will learn how...

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...


Looking at the Details with Celine Marchbank –  Leica Akademie workshop + Quick Shop
Looking at the Details with Celine Marchbank – Leica Akademie workshop
Running from 13th May 2017 £125.00

Join award winning photographer Celine Marchbank for a Leica Akademie workshop at the Leica Store City. This is an opportunity to gain an insight into Celine’s way of thinking, while being...

Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store City + Quick Shop
Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store City
Running from 10th June 2017 £125.00

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


Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store Manchester + Quick Shop
Mastering Light with a Leica M – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store Manchester
Running from 3rd June 2017 £125.00

Join professional photographer José Sarmento Matos for a Leica Akademie workshop at the Leica Store Manchester. Learn how to control available light while shooting a story on everyday life in Manchester....

Mastering Available Light Portraiture with Cat Garcia at Richard Caplan + Quick Shop
Mastering Available Light Portraiture with Cat Garcia at Richard Caplan
Running from 8th June 2017 £125.00

Join portrait and advertising photographer Cat Garcia for a portrait workshop geared towards understanding available light.   Often commissioned to shoot portraits for various publications, Cat is regularly faced with...


London Street Portraits with Niall McDiarmid + Quick Shop
London Street Portraits with Niall McDiarmid
Running from the 15th July £250.00

Join renowned Scottish photographer Niall McDiarmid for a Portrait Masterclass held at the Leica Akademie in Mayfair. In this interactive workshop Niall will share his secrets behind approaching and photographing...

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 Experience - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M. + Quick Shop
Leica M Experience - 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 Experience @ City Store - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M. + Quick Shop
Leica M Experience @ City Store - Get hands on with the legendary Leica M.
Running from the 12th January £0.00

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 Experience + Quick Shop
Leica SL Experience
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...