Madeira Photography Workshops & Tours

Portugal's best kept secret

small group photography workshops

native guide

Portugal is my home and I have travelled to Madeira many times.

Great locations

We will cover all the best places both well-known and unique.

The best scenery

You will photograph stunning landscapes and seascapes.

Magical Madeira

The Madeira islands are Portugal’s best kept secret, and offer breathtaking natural settings, crystal-clear waters, centuries-old traditions, and colorful botanical gardens.

The islands are an archipelago where two thirds are protected and where the largest Laurisilva forest can be found.

Workshop Details

Small Groups

Maximum of 10 participants


5 days (4 nights)

Fitness Level


Accommodation Included

Accommodation is included in all multi-day workshops

Transport Included

Transport is included on all workshop days


Workshop tutors Paulo Silva & Claudia Daniels are experienced photography workshop leaders

You will learn…

  • How to select the correct camera settings for each shot
  • How to meter for light and expose correctly
  • How to use and understand your histogram
  • Proper focusing
  • The art of great composition
  • The difference between fast and slow shutter speeds and their effects
  • How to use manual settings
  • Using filters

An island packed full of diversity

the mountainous isle

Towering nearly 2000m above sea level in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, sculpted over thousands of years by massive volcanic activity, Madeira Island has earned the nickname the Hawaii of Europe.

Incredible scenery

Madeira is a photographer’s wonderland where one can capture some truly dramatic scenes – every turn reveals a new grand vista, and every path leads to something new to be discovered.

Seascapes, waterfalls & forests

During this 5-day workshop you will learn different techniques to photograph stunning sea & landscapes, fabulous waterfalls, impressive rugged coastlines, lush magical forests, and vibrant flowers and return home with some outstanding images.

Open to all

The tuition will cover composition, shutter speeds, working with Kase filters, apertures, and understanding histograms. We will also have post-processing sessions to review your images.

All levels of photography are catered for; whether you are a hobby enthusiast, an iPhone shooter, or a seasoned professional looking for new photographic opportunities.