Grey Seal Photography Mini Break (4 Days)


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Due to walking along the beach among wild animals, space is limited to TWO people per day. You will also need to bring your own refreshments and a packed lunch.
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Running From November to January


The Grey Seal Mini Break is an Ideal place to learn Photography or just hone your skills, especially when you have subjects like the Atlantic Grey Seal to photograph. These magnificent animals come on to land to breed in the winter months in the UK which gives the perfect opportunity for them to be photographed and watched.
You will see interactions such as mothers feeding their new pups, Bull Seals breeding with Cows and Bulls fighting to see who gets to breed. It is a fantastic time that is not to be missed for any wildlife photographer.
We do all this while keeping the seals best interests in mind. We will NOT get too close to the animals we will be always watching our surroundings and for signs of distress.
On this workshop we will be focusing on all the techniques that is required for photographing wildlife, including Shutter Speed, Aperture priority, composition, how to deal with camera shake and light levels.
We will also cover how to get the best photograph without disturbing the subject, how to approach the seals and to spot signs of distress in the animal.
The equipment that is best suited for the type of photography that we are doing and techniques to get the perfect shot which include camera-shake and how to get sharp pictures.


The Grey Seal mini break course is conducted on the Norfolk coast over Four days. Norfolk is a real hot spot in November/December for Grey Seals because it is in the middle of the pupping season so you can get a lot of interaction between the pup and the mother, and also mating interactions between the Cows and Bulls, plus with the added fact that it is in the winter months when the sun is low in the sky all day you can get some wonderful atmospheric shots.

With the Seals been wild animals in their natural habitat the course is limited to two people per mini break as not to stress out any of the animals.

Bull Seal    Grey Seal Pup   

Equipment you will need

  • A good solid tripod.
  • A lens with a focal length of at least 300mm. (200-500 or a 150-600mm would be ideal)
  • A lens and camera cover
  • Memory cards.
  • Spare batteries.
  • Lens cloths and cleaning equipment.
  • Waterproof clothing.
  • Good waterproof walking boots or wellington boots

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What’s included in the price

  • This is a FOUR day mini break which is Thursday – Sunday. We will be staying at the Sandcastles guest house in Great Yarmouth which has a 9.3 rating on
  • You will receive the following. Accommodation for FOUR nights. (Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,and Saturday nights)
  • Food is also included within the price (FOUR evening meals) provided by myself and a packed lunches provided by the guest house, plus travel to and from the location where we will be photographing the Grey Seals.


  • Personal accident and travel insurance for yourself and your equipment.
  • Travel to and from the guest house.

After each day of photography we will review our photographs and talk about them and how we can improve on them if needed.
Their will be a fair amount of walking involved so you will need a good level of fitness to do this course.
With only taking two people at a time on this course it will leave plenty 1-2-1 time to spend with each student and also their is less chance of disturbing the Seals.

Because everyone has different levels of ability we can concentrate on your abilities and get you those pictures that you always wanted.
The Norfolk coast is wild and rugged which makes a fantastic backdrop when photographing Grey seals. We will look to capture a wide variety of pictures from intimate moments between mother and pup to action shots, along with lots of portraits of these amazing animals .


What you may see on the Grey seal Mini break or take a look at my YouTube video below






What previous students have said


With the nature of this photography, we can not guarantee that you will see all the animals listed. Also, the workshop will go ahead whatever the weather so any payment made is non-refundable unless extreme circumstances dictate otherwise and due to our opinion.

We will not be held responsible for any equipment damage, theft or personal injury while attending the workshop participants do so at their own risk!

If you pay a deposit you will be required to pay the remaining balance 48 hours before the day of the course. If you fail to pay the full amount before the day of the course you will lose your deposit and will not be able to attend the course.


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