Michael Cartwright Photography

Winter Landscapes In The Yorkshire Dales (21st February)

Sunday February 21st 2021 - One Day Workshop - £75.00

Join me for a full day of landscape photography in the stunning Yorkshire Dales this February. We'll spend an entire day from sunrise to sunset shooting winter scenes in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. 

Shooting in a small group (MAX 5) will give us the opportunity to explore this vast landscape in detail while allowing us to adapt the itinerary according to the light/weather conditions.

Your day will begin with an early drive into the Yorkshire Dales, where we will be heading deep into the landscape to catch the early morning light. 

Alongside shooting valleys, rivers and waterfalls, we will be hoping to shoot the Dales under a covering of snow, when the Dales looks at their dramatic best.  

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21st - 21st Feb, 2021

£75.00 / £75.00 Deposit

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The focus on this trip is flexibility and exploration. While we will head for a handful of classic viewpoints, we will also be seeking out images as we go. A small group travelling in one vehicle will be able to stop as frequently as opportunities arise.

The areas that we will be visiting offer a huge range of photographic subjects to explore. This is an ideal opportunity to shoot stunning winter scenes and to experiment with camera settings to achieve the most desirable results. I will be on hand to offer help and assistance, while encouraging you to create your own brand of images. It’s a great way to head out into the landscape with like minded people who enjoy the photographic process. Our sessions are friendly and relaxed while shooting in a group provides safety and support.

In order to obtain the best possible image quality, a tripod and filters are highly advised. 

Sensible outdoor winter clothing and walking boots are essential.

Kit Suggestions….

Camera and Wide Angle Lens (Range – 10mm to 24mm)

Zoom/prime lens' (Range – 24mm to 200mm)

Sturdy Tripod

Filters – ND Grads – Polarising Filter – Long Exposure Filters


I have just returned from a trip to the Arctic Circle arranged by Michael. The best I can say is that this was a trip of a life time! The tour was friendly with lots of laughs. Michael, Scott & Joe passed on their knowledge freely. Nobody was left out, there was something for everyone to do and along with the photo opportunities we had great fun on snowmobiles at midnight on a frozen river going from Finland to Sweden, a dog sled ride through a frozen forest , reindeer sled ride and so much more.
Would I recommend Michael Cartwright Photography?? Hell yes!! A trip I will never forget & many new friends made.

Mike Cook

Over the last 18 months I have been on a number of courses, workshops and photography holidays with Michael Cartwright and his team Scott Bonner and Joe Fletcher. Over that time my photography skills have really improved with their generous and friendly help and support. I have learned so much and met some great people along the way. The latest holiday in Arctic Finland / Sweden has been the icing on the cake. Well organised from start to finish with a range of activities and challenges. It was the most wonderful experience and I have some photographs that I really like. Huge thank you to the team and I can wholly recommend Michael Cartwright Photography!

Gill Davidson

Michael has a unique ability to take complicated subject matter and deliver it in a simple, passionate and infectious manner. He has taken me on a journey with his workshops from ‘extreme novice’ that was absolutely clueless to a confident enthusiast. I will be eternally grateful for all of Michael’s efforts in going the extra mile throughout my learning journey. He is a credit to his profession and he sets the standards for the rest of his industry to follow. Oh, and he is a thoroughly likeable chap too!

Stephen Smith

Great weekend away and I’m really pleased with my photographs! Thanks for a fantastic workshop, everything was first class, including the hotel, the food and the weather! I really enjoyed learning about different ways to compose my photos for a more professional feel. The workshop was well planned and was extremely informative and interesting. The fact that Michael kept a close eye on everybody's progress was an extra bonus. Thanks Michael

Uma Mannan

Both myself and my husband have been friends of Michael's for many years now during which time we have been on numerous photography trips with him! 

We have thoroughly enjoyed every single trip from the Lake District, Paris, Budapest but my absolute favourite was the trip to Finland, we may not have been lucky enough to see the Northern Lights but what a fantastic adventure it turned out to be!! Each trip has been made extra special with the fabulous group of people that we have had the pleasure of making friends with, aside from that there is of course the excellent opportunity to take some amazing photographs of simply stunning scenery and architecture. The trips are always well organised and thoroughly thought through from beginning to end, as well as coming away with some truly amazing photos you will for sure meet some lovely people and make fantastic memories......

Jayne Stephenson

I  attended my first camera course as a complete beginner, I didn’t even know how to turn the camera on! The initial course was perfect for me, very well explained throughout and left me wanting to know more. Michael and the team are brilliant teachers, they are all very patient and we have a lot of laughs along the way. Since learning how to use my camera I have progressed on to landscape workshops and now class myself as being very confident with my kit. I’ve joined Michael on many occassions and would definitely recommend these workshops! 

John Conlin