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.
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...

Controlling Fear & Acting on Impulse - A Street Photography Workshop with Robin Sinha + Quick Shop
Controlling Fear & Acting on Impulse - A Street Photography Workshop with Robin Sinha
Running from 22nd July £125.00

Join Leica Akademie Ambassador, Robin Sinha, for a one-day intensive street photography workshop. Learn how to act on that photographic potential that most of us witness on a daily occurrence,...


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...

Model in Landscape - A black and white workshop with by Arteh Odjidja at Clifton Cameras + Quick Shop
Model in Landscape - A black and white workshop with by Arteh Odjidja at Clifton Cameras
Running from the 9th August £125.00

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


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...

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...