❖ Friday 11 – Sunday 13 September 2020
❖ 3 days / 2 nights – Camelot Castle, Tintagel
❖ Premier Residential Workshop / Retreat

Tintagel Castle is amongst Britain’s most spectacular historic sites.
Over centuries artists and writers continue to draw inspiration from this epic landscape.
Experience clean sea air, unspoilt beaches, golden sands, enchanting waterfalls and ancient wooded valleys.
Immerse yourself in the myth and history surrounding this unique location.
As Autumn approaches and tourist numbers recede, the real Cornwall begins to reveal itself.
Tintagel lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), with equal status to National Parks.
Open to photographers at all levels, with no need for sophisticated equipment.
Quality learning is ensured by having no more than four participants at any one time.
An affable facilitator, Harry is dedicated to working alongside you to achieve your goals.
Once you arrive at Tintagel, Diorama Days takes care of the rest.

Diorama Days is a Corporate Supporter of The Fishermen’s Mission, pledging to donate 10% of the profits from this Retreat. Helping Mission Officers to be there when fishermen and their families face times of need.

The Venue
Diorama Days has partnered with Camelot Castle. A well appointed three star hotel, overlooking Tintagel Castle and the wild Atlantic Coast.

Built in the late 1890’s this imposing Victorian building maintains its Old World charm. Superb fire places and contemporary art, shape a distinctive ambience. The restaurant’s menu includes English & Continental dishes, made from local produce. Service is excellent.

Complimentary amenities include, WiFi Internet, Flat Screen TV & Private Parking on site.

※ From Tintagel we set out to explore the surrounding landscape. Harry knows this area well and will guide you pre-selected locations with outstanding photographic potential.

❖  Locations
Tintagel Castle, Tintagel Church, Trebawith Strand, St. Nectan’s Glen and Boscastle amongst others.

  Included in the Retreat Fee:
  • Pre-Workshop Learning Materials
  • Photography Tuition
  • Location Guidance
  • Light Refreshments
  • 2 Nights Accommodation & Breakfast
  • One Month Online Support
  • Transport in a Vintage Defender 110

Tangible Results

  • As the Retreat comes to a close, you will be able to produce consistent high quality photographs

  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
  • Photoshop, Lightroom & Luminar
  • Photography Art & Fieldcraft


  • Camelot Castle Hotel, Castle View, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0DQ
  • Directions


  • Friday 11 September 2020  11:30 am


  • Sunday 13 September 2020  2:00 pm

Booking Fee

📷 1 Participant £645 – Single Room Ensuite Contact us to upgrade to double occupancy or two participants.

To secure your place on this Photography Retreat we require a 40% deposit

The remainder to be paid in full by the 31 August 2020

❖  Recommended Equipment

  • Camera, Lens, Tripod, Laptop & Accessories

  • Digital or Film camera with manual settings

❖  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 personal cover
  • Personal Expenses; Mini Bar, Room Service, Laundry, Gratuities, etc
  • Meals & Beverages (apart from those indicated)

❖ 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

📌 Enquiries welcome Call 07412 848348


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