Residential Photography Courses


Two Residential Photography Courses on beautiful Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland with top class tuition, wonderful accommodation and food; to suit both beginners and more advanced photographers

For shorter overnight courses PLEASE CLICK HERE

"The highlight of our stay was Stephen's amazing instruction in photography which included both photo lab time and field work in some of the most dramatic sites on the island. We can't wait to visit again!" Christine & Sam, USA

"My friend & I had the privilege of doing a photography course with Stephen Power recently. Learned so much from him ... Only to put it into practice now! Cannot recommend him highly enough!" Mairead, Killarney

This 3-day (4 nights) Landscapes & Travel photography workshop is the perfect course for anyone who has already gained some control over their camera, and is who now interested in expanding their skills in the specialist areas of landscape and travel photography. It is held on and around the beautiful Island of Valentia, and surrounding locations, such as Portmagee and Waterville, County Kerry, Ireland

What You will Learn

For Full details of the Landscapes & Travel Photography Workshop CLICK HERE

Number of participants: Minimum 3, maximum 10.

Course Dates:


23, 24, 25, 26 February (Thurs - Sun)

17, 18, 19, 20 March (Fri - Mon)

13, 14, 15, 16 April (Thurs - Sun)

May - October 2017 to be announced shortly

Please contact Stephen Power to inquire about alternate dates CLICK HERE to email


This 3-day (4 nights) beginner’s photography workshop has a landscape “theme” at its core and is held on the scenically beautiful Island of Valentia, in County Kerry, Ireland.

Much of the course is practical in delivery, and participants will be out and about, photographing the beautiful scenery and fascinating architecture of the Island, including the world-famous Valentia lighthouse that also acts as a base for some of the theory teaching aspects of the course.

It is the perfect course for anyone new to photography and/or who may have acquired a more advanced camera and needs to learn how to get the best images from it.

What You will Learn

For full details of the Beginner's Residential Photography Course CLICK HERE

Number of participants: Minimum 3, maximum 10.

Course Dates:


9, 10, 11, 12 March (Thurs - Sun)

7, 8, 9, 10 April (Fri - Mon)

27, 28, 29, 30 April (Thurs - Sun)

May - October 2017 to be announced shortly

Please contact Stephen Power to inquire about alternate dates or for groups of less than 3 people CLICK HERE to email

Course Tutor

Your course tutor (for either course above) is award-winning photographer, teacher & author Stephen Power MA, BSc (Hons), Winner of the NAPP Guru Award for photography, the US Creative Quarterly Magazine “Certificate of Excellence” and an “honourable mention” in the Moscow International Photography Awards.

Stephen wrote an advanced teaching model on Landscape & Travel Photography for the world’s largest online diploma course “The Photography Institute”. For 4 years, he hosted an annual “Photo-walk” at the behest of Scott Kelby, the world’s bestselling author of photography related books. He is is "Associate Editor (Ireland)" of the acclaimed Cameracraft magazine published in the UK, and has written 5 books, including “A Small Window on Kerry” a book of photographs of South Kerry, including Valentia Island.


Your accommodation is at the Award-Winning and historic Atlantic Villa B&B, former home of the Transatlantic Cablemaster. This beautiful house is right in the heart of Knightstown, Valentia Island, yet secluded within its own private organic gardens. Run by Jackie and Brian Morgan, the house itself is a spacious period residence built in 1873, overlooking the sea. Brian & Jackie have put their hearts into renovating this fabulous house and it shows!!

CLICK HERE for more information on Atlantic Villa B&B

Course Fees:



Fee includes tuition, Accommodation, breakfast on all mornings, Dinner on two evenings and packed lunch where stated (see the course details links above).

2nd person sharing room but not attending course: NO CHARGE for B&B. Packed lunch and dinners if required (where provided for course members) charged at additional cost.

Courses will run with minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10 participants. This course is a joint venture between Stephen Power Photography and Atlantic Villa. Accommodation for the course duration cannot be booked at other establishments.

50% booking fee required on booking and final 50% within 1 week of course commencement date. All payments will be refunded if the course is cancelled by the organizers and alternative dates cannot be accepted. 50% Deposit is non refundable in case of cancellation by participant. Bookings are considered as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Fees include 3 day's formal photography tuition indoors and on location and some informal tuition at meal times; bed and breakfast accommodation at Atlantic Villa B&B; dinner on selected nights and packed lunches on selected days.
Some evening meals are not included and are at the discretion of the participants. Where food is provided this may include tea, coffee and soft drinks but not alcohol.

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