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Barrie Downie Training

Changing the way you build your photography business. Having been a wedding and portrait photographer for over 12 years I can help you fast track your way to success with proven methods and all the tips and tricks I have learned over my years as a photographer. Let me help you get all the elements of your business to 100% quickly.

About Me

Feel like your running around in circles? we help you to achieve 100% in all of these areas and run a more efficient business


Sales & Marketing


Brand & Identity





Photography Training For Professionals

Online or in-person mentoring to help build your business, we look at your brand and website identity from the view of your target market and make suggestions that will help you engage with your audience. How to market your business the smart way, less resources, more results with ideas that actually work.
As a multi award winning photographer and international photography competition judge I will show how I direct a photograph featuring every element, from how to pose people properly to advanced lighting and composition.

Using the industry standard tools of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, I will demonstrate how to take your photographs from good to great and help you to develop your own personal style repeatable every time for a consistent look to your images.

  • Business Mentoring 80%
  • Photography 63%
  • Photoshop 72%

Lets get started


If your just starting out or want to push your business to the next level this is the perfect place to begin 1 to 1 half day.
BUY NOW £375 


How to develop your style and create gorgeous images in any location, I show how to pose and light your subjects to create fabulous photographs anywhere, this is a 1 to 1 full day with model.
BUY NOW £795 


Adding the polish to your final image and producing a look that you can repeat to build a consistent style which is all about you. This is a 1 to 1 half day.
BUY NOW £250


Two Hours

  • Pricing
  • Branding
  • Marketing

Half Day

  • Pricing
  • Branding
  • Marketing
  • Website review

Next lighting course in association with Phottix








  • You will have a full copyright release to use your pictures for your portfolio and promotional material
  • Lots of hands on time to create fabulous images
  • Make use of all of our Phottix lighting equipment
  • Receive tuition and advice thought the day
  • Exclusive discounts on Phottix equipment

Improve your lighting technique 16th April 2017

This full day workshop is limited to just 12 people so lots of hands on training on the art of light. We will have a model for the day and will be explaining how we use small flash and larger portable flashes to create fantastic quality of light and give a cinematic look to your photos that will help you stand out from the crowd.

You will improve your lighting techniques and learn how to shoot weddings and portraits with confidence. No technical jargon just simple repeatable settings that you can use on any location. We will teach you how to shoot in bright midday sun and low light conditions and still achieve fantastic results.

We will be using Phottix equipment and you will be able to shoot using our lighting system at all shutter speeds if you have a Canon or Nikon DSLR so this course is best suited to users of Nikon or Canon systems.

Bring your camera and lenses and we will provide all lighting equipment and triggers to mount to a Canon or Nikon DSLR.

This course will take place in Central London

I have attended a couple of days with Barrie and throughly enjoyed his training, what a great experience! Highly informative, Barrie is exceptionally talented at teaching and passing on knowledge and skills in a fun and supportive manner. I came away from his training buzzing with new ideas and techniques that I know will help my photography stand out from the crowd. Thanks Barrie!

Gillian Devine

I attended one of Barrie’s recent training days and his style of training was very easy to follow and the information I gained helped me get better results when photographing people. His understanding of lighting is second to none, combine that with a unique ability to make images that stand out from the crowd and you have a winning formula I would thoroughly recommend his training

John Farnan

I’ve always admired Barrie’s photography and have seen his images do well in competition, and his training course did not disappoint. Barrie shared his time and talent in an honest, forthright manner allowing time for both shooting and questions. I found the segment on lighting particularly helpful and I continue to strive to produce images half as good as Barrie’s!!

Susan Renee

Webdesign and SEO for photographers

You may be just starting out as a professional photographer or looking to update your website with a fresh new design. As a busy photographer running your business let us take the hassle out of your online needs. We can offer various options from a simple turnkey solution with a quality web design and hosting to a full service package including design, support and SEO.



All of our website options include hosting and the purchase of top quality themes and child themes in the price shown. so you can go from no having web presence to a professional looking portfolio in just a few days and if you choose our SEO option you can have a website that ranks well in Google in a very short space of time.


Design and Host

£350 Initial fee
£20/Per Month
  • Install of WordPress, Divi and theme design plus set up of pages and menus with sample text
  • Application of branding – logo, colours, fonts
  • Set up of  gallery page
  • No content loaded
  • 30 minute training session

Ready to Go

£350 Initial fee
  • Install of WordPress, Divi and theme design plus set up of pages and menus as required
  • Customisation of design files
  • Content loaded with basic styling
  • One round of revisions
  • Proofing, launch & 30 minute training session

About Me

I am Barrie Downie one of the UK’s leading wedding and portrait photographers and I offer you the chance to learn how I approach everything in my business. I am an international speaker and competition judge and can help improve all aspects of your photography from concept to capture. Please take a look at my wedding photography
if you would like to see more of my work.

Barrie Downie

Barrie Downie


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