❖ Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 March 2021
❖ 3 days / 2 nights – Jamaica Inn
❖ Residential Workshop / Retreat

Escape the routine with an outdoor adventure in the heart of Bodmin Moor. Explore its legendary heritage and distinctive other-worldly beauty.  During this outdoor experience, you will be expertly guided to breathtaking locations on one of Cornwall’s most isolated areas of wilderness.

This rugged moorland is a charming and evocative place, inspiring Writers, Artists and Poets for generations. The calm spirit of the moors is somewhere to be free from the pressures of modern life. Removed from the ruthless work ethic and the screen regime. A sanctuary, to breath, escape and be inspired.

Bodmin Moor is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the same status as National Parks. Walk amongst ancient woodlands nestled along the River Fowey. Experience dramatic granite tors towering over the sweeping expanses of open moorland. Connect with your passion for photography.

Open to photographers at all levels, with no need for sophisticated equipment. Limited to a group of up to four participants, thus ensuring you have a quality learning experience. We are committed to working alongside you, to attain your goals. Once you arrive, Diorama Days will take care of the rest.

Landscape Photography Workshop Bodmin Moor.  Three days deep learning, residential experience.

❖ Jamiaca Inn

※ You will be sojourning at Jamaica Inn, the legendary smuggler’s coaching inn dating to the 1750’s.  Rated four stars, with excellent service and hospitality.  A recently built new wing provides stylish bedrooms with breathtaking views over the moor.

※ Complimentary amenities include, WiFi Internet, Flat Screen TV and Car Park.

❖ Directions

  • Jamaica Inn, Bolventor, Cornwall PL15 7TS
  • A short drive from A30.
  • Directions

❖  Key Locations

  • From Jamaica Inn we set out to explore the Heart of Bodmin Moor, including pre-selected locations with outstanding photographic potential such as; Golitha Falls, Stowe’s Hill, the Cheesewring and Roughtor amongst others.
❖  The fee includes;
  • Pre-Workshop Learning Resources
  • Photography Tuition
  • Location Guidance
  • Light Refreshments
  • 2 Nights Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • One Month Online Support
  • Transport in a Vintage Land Rover Defender

❖ Tangible Results

  • As the Retreat draws to a close, participants will be able to produce consistetly high quality photographs
  • The takeaway for participants is understanding how to develop their own photographic style

❖  Bespoke Tuition includes

  • Hands-On Learning
  • Mentoring
  • One-To-One
  • Ongoing Photography Review

❖  Topics, adjusted to individual requirements, may include;

  • Manual Settings – Shutter Speeds, Apertures & ISO
  • Focusing Methods
  • Filters
  • Post-processing – Photoshop, Lightroom & Luminar
  • Photography Art & Fieldcraft

❖  Starts

  • Wednesday, March 3, 2021    1:00 pm

❖  Concludes

  • Friday, March 5, 2021   6:00 pm

Landscape Photography Workshop Bodmin Moor.

❖ Booking Fee

📷 1 Participant £520 – Single Occupancy Double Ensuite ✜ Contact us to upgrade to double occupancy, with a non-participating guest.

📷 📷 2 Participants £900 – Sharing a Double Ensuite  ✜  Ideally suited for two people actively taking part in the retreat – a saving of £140.  At check out enter Discount Code bji

📌 Secure your place with a 40% deposit.  The remainder to be paid in full by the 15 February 2021

Landscape Photography Workshop Bodmin Moor

COVID-19 update
Health & Well Being of participants & staff, are central to our business at all times.

Our Photography Workshops & Retreats are largely conducted outdoors, thus posing a lower risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus.  We carry out activities consistent with the government guidance.  In the light of COVID-19, we have conducted a risk assessment.

As a way of preventing coronavirus transmission, the following measures are being implemented.

  • Keeping groups to less that 6 people
  • Adhering to social distancing guidelines
  • Wearing a face covering
  • Maintaining cleanliness
  • Sanitising surfaces
  • Participants are welcome to use their own vehicle
  • Please provide your own face covering, surgical gloves & hand sanitiser

📌 We are committed to continue providing a premier experience.
🧡 Diorama Days – Connecting people with their Passion for Photography

Please contact us if you have any questions.

❖ Facilitator

  • Harry Fricker MA (Image & Communication Goldsmiths)

  Skills Level

  • Open to photographers at all levels. No need for sophisticated equipment

❖  Recommended Equipment

  • Camera, Lens, Tripod, Laptop & Accessories

❖ Equipment Rental – Available from Diorama Days

Camera / Lenses

  • Canon 6D full frame DSLR body – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 L USM, ø 77mm Prime Lens – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon, ø 72mm, EF Prime – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 Planar, ø 72mm, EF Prime – £30/day – £300 deposit
  • Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, ø 72mm, Zoom – £10/day – £100 deposit


  • Manfrotto tripod 055XDB PRO Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Manfrotto tripod 190X PRO Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Manfrotto Monopod 681B Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Weston Master IV light meter – £15/day – £100 deposit
  • Billingham Hadley Small Camera Bag Black – £10/day – £50 deposit
  • Hoya Circular PL Polarising Filter 72mm & 77mm – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • GOBE ND1000 Filter 77mm – £10/day – £30 deposit
  • Polaroid Intervalometer PLRTC18 3 pin connector Canon – £5/day – £10 deposit
  • Wacom Intuos Graphics Tablet Small + Stylus/USB cable – £5 /day – £20 deposit

❖  Clothing

  • We advise to dress for the weather
  • Layered clothing and a waterproof jacket
  • Comfortable walking shoes / boots are essential

❖  Fitness Level

  • Some light to moderate walking on open moorland, nothing strenuous

❖ The Booking Fee does not include

  • Travel to / from the Venue (Transport during the Retreat is included)
  • Insurance – Participants are advised to arrange suitable cover
  • Personal Expenses; Mini Bar, Room Service, Laundry, Gratuities, etc
  • Meals & Beverages (apart from those indicated)

📌 Enquiries welcome Call 07412 848348


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