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  • take photos along the Royal Mile
  • learn how to use the full potential of your camera
  • try your new skills in the city
  • review your photos with the guide

What to Expect

Switch to Manual is the introductory workshop for camera users who tend to leave their camera set to Automatic modes and therefore don’t unleash the full creativity that your camera can deliver.

In four hours you will learn the fundamentals of exposure by exploring the use of aperture, shutter...

What is included

  • An expert City Guide
  • Learn how to use your camera
  • Four hour photography tour

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Clothing according to weather
  • A camera

About your Localist


Rich is an established photographer in Edinburgh who particularly specialises in landscape and portrait photography. He has been published in a variety of national newspapers from the Sun to the Guardian. He has also been exhibited numerous times in venues throughout Scotland including The Scottish Parliament. He has also received the Licentiate distinction with the Royal Photographic Society.

His friendly and welcoming approach to teaching is extremely popular with clients from absolute beginners through to seasoned photographers. Each of the workshops are designed in such a way that the fundamentals are explained in simple language and then placed into context through practical application. workshops conclude with a review of the images taken to ensure that all the principles have been embedded so that the attendee leaves with a good understanding of the subject matter.


  • English

$ 113 p.p.

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Contact Richard

1. Booking Request

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2. Payment

The Localist must respond within 48 hours. We authorize your card for the full amount, but you will not be charged for the activity until the Localist has accepted the booking.

3. Security for you

Funds are not sent to the Localist until after the activity has been completed, so you do not have to worry about your money disappearing.

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