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 and Storytelling – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store City + Quick Shop
Mastering Light and Storytelling – A workshop with José Sarmento Matos at the Leica Store City
Running from 4th November 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....

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...