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 SL Cine Workshop with Richard Seymour + Quick Shop
Leica SL Cine Workshop with Richard Seymour
Running from 23rd September 2017 £0.00

Join award winning Professional Photographer, Director and Leica Ambassador Richard Seymour for an interactive all day workshop on the cinematic capabilities of the Leica SL, at Leica Store Mayfair. Learn...

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 30th September 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 London....


Studio Portraits with Arteh Odjidja at Park Cameras (London) + Quick Shop
Studio Portraits with Arteh Odjidja at Park Cameras (London)
Running from 7th October 2017 £125.00

Join portrait and fashion photographer Arteh Odjidja at Park Cameras (London), for an interactive studio workshop. Participants will learn how to direct a professional model, gain useful tips on how...

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 11th November £125.00

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


Street Portraiture Workshop with Peter Zelewski + Quick Shop
Street Portraiture Workshop with Peter Zelewski
Running from 9th December £250.00

In this one-day practical workshop, award winning portrait and documentary photographer - Peter Zelewski, will equip you with the necessary skills to shoot expert portraits on the street. Inspired by...

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 SL Experience - Test drive the mirrorless pro system + Quick Shop
Leica SL Experience - Test drive the mirrorless pro system
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...


Mastering Available Light Portraiture with Cat Garcia + Quick Shop
Mastering Available Light Portraiture with Cat Garcia
Running from 16th September 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 the...