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Photo Iconic

Photo Iconic

Make Your Images Come Alive

Photo Iconic offers a range of TPOTY photography courses, digital imaging courses, images workshops, masterclasses, international photographic adventures and private tuition to suit all abilities and styles of photography - tutored by award-winning photographers.

New Online Photo Critiques!

Through this website, you can now have your images or portfolios critiqued by professional photographers aand TPOTY judges, Nick Meers and Chris Coe. To order a critique simply create your TPOTY login and upload your images.

Join a TPOTY international photographic trip

TPOTY & Photo Iconic run a range of photography tours to interesting and photogrenic destinations. We'll shortly be launching a new of photographic tours in conjunction with TPOTY sponsors, Explore. The first of these will run in autumn 2012 and will include four day short breaks plus longer trips up to about two weeks dutaion. The first destinations will be Burma, Spain, Tanzania and Turkey. We're also planning tours to Bhutan and Ladakh.

For these trips we're delighted to welcome award winning travel and wildlife tutor, Steve Bloom to our list of tutors. Steve will join Chris Coe, Chris Weston and Nick Meers as tutors on these tours.

Courses designed with you in mind

Your photography is our passions and our courses are all about your photography. You'll be tutored by experienced working professional photographer with a real passion for photography. And we won't leave you wondering what to do while we take our own pictures. We're on hand to help you whenever you need it.

Whether you're a beginner, a keen amateur or have turned professional; whether you use a digital camera or shoot film; we can help you to improve your photography and to make better photographs.

If you want to learn a particular type of photography you can choose a landscape, wildlife, travel photography course. If you'd like to learn people photography, to photograph nature or abstracts we can also help. We can show you how to work with natural light or in low light, and explore creative techniques with movement and light.

Our photography courses are unique. Designed for small groups to provide the individual tuition that will help you improve and take your photography to the next level. So there's always one of us on hand to help you solve your particular photographic problems. Concise, practical and pragmatic advice, guidance and tuition will improve your technique and composition, help you to see stronger images and boost your confidence.

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Sponsored categories

Category Prize

New Talent


Another World

Runner Up - Photo Iconic critique

First Shot


Big City

Winners & two runners up - two day Photo Iconic photography courses or critique



Portrait of a Place

Winner - Young Travel Photographer of the Year - Photo Iconic critique

The Prize In Detail

TPOTY Photoc Iconic

Shooting from the London Eye on a short Photo Iconic course © Chris Coe

Photo Iconic have launched a new online critique service which can be accessed through the TPOTY registration area. These critiques give photographers essential, detailed feedback on their images and portfolios. This feedback is provided by professional photographers and TPOTY Judges.

The two winners of the beginners category, First Shot, will win a place on one of Photo Iconic's two day, UK-based photography courses designed to help photographers with the creative aspects of their photography and become more confident with the technical side of photography which underpins this creativity.

TPOTY Chris Coe

Photo Iconic run longer photographic holidays with TPOTY. Shooting elephants in South Africa © Chris Coe

The winner of the New Talent category will receive a Photo Iconic portfolio critique of their work. In addition, once they've completed their prize trip to Tunisia with Tribes Travel, they'll receive a second critique on the images they shot in Tunisia while taking their Another World prize.

Placed photographers in other categories, as listed above, will also receive a Photo Iconic critque to help them progress their photography to the next level.

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