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Melvin Nicholson Photography

Keswick, England
+44 7813 950378
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1 2 1 in The Lake District

I've been following Melvin for a while on Facebook and love his work. I'd had a 1 2 1 tutorial with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kattybray
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Lake District 1-2-1

Great 1-2-1 session with Melvin in the Lakes. Very knowledgably about his subject. Despite the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John T
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Melvin Nicholson Photography offers landscape photography workshops and expert 1-2-1 tuition throughout the Lake District and the UK. I offer one, two and three day workshops in the Lake District and are based in the following areas; Keswick, Windermere, Ullswater, Buttermere and Coniston, If you love landscape photography and either wish to improve your photography skills with a professional photographer or simply have me be your experienced location guide taking you to the very best places then I can help you.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been following Melvin for a while on Facebook and love his work. I'd had a 1 2 1 tutorial with another photographer in Scotland and really enjoyed it and thought Melvin's friendly and professional approach would help me build more confidence. He was very...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great 1-2-1 session with Melvin in the Lakes. Very knowledgably about his subject. Despite the weather we managed to get a productive full day in. Unusual venue's such as Cathedral Quarry made the day really interesting. Thanks Melvin!More

Thank John T
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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John Welcome to TripAdvisor and I am really appreciate you taking the time and trouble to join up and leave a review. Thank you John. I really enjoyed our 1-2-1 tuition day together on Monday despite the 'challenging' weather (welcome to the Lake District...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I had a 1-2-1 Workshop in the Lake District with Melvin. A fantastic day. Melvin showed me how to get the best out of my camera. Nothing was to much trouble. A smile on his face at all times. Melvin is a excellent teacher. Well...More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Hi Alan Many thanks for your kind words. I really enjoyed our day together at Cockley Beck and Cathedral Cavern recently. You were a pleasure to assist and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your time with me in the most beautiful of all national parks...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

In the middle of March 2018 I attended Melvin Nicholson's Isle of Harris and Lewis Workshop. I was searching the internet and found Melvin's website and his workshop in the Outer Hebrides and the idea of spending a week in Scotland photographing the Outer Hebrides...More

Thank Scott D
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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi Scott Well, firstly many thanks for such a lovely review. I really appreciate those who invest their time, energy and finances in joining me on my multi-day photography tours. When the person invests so much, it is my responsibility to deliver the best tour...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The Iceland Workshop was both exciting and disappointing but not due to Melvin’s fault. We had extremely difficult weather conditions resulting in white-out blizzards, high winds, road closures and deep snow which resulted in less opportunities for photography which was, of course, the reason for...More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Hi Anne WOW, didn't we have a really 'interesting' and 'eventful' time in Iceland back in February this year? I have been to Iceland several times now and all I can say is thank heavens I have run several workshops over the winter months previously...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I am a hobby photographer for many years. Since a few years I have more time for it. And last year I decided to invest in my hobby by making a photo trip next year. I found Melvin and decided to sign up at the...More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Johan Welcome to the Isle of Skye and its changeable weather which can prove interesting but also provide so many opportunities to capture some outstanding images. Like you say, being knowledgeable about your camera and what it can do and having the right equipment...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A really good week, good hotel, good food, good locations and good company. We had a lot of laughs and I returned with many images that I am delighted with.More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Tim It is great to hear that you really enjoyed your time with me and those who attended. Like you say the whole week long trip was really good. For me personally, it was one of the most enjoyable workshops/tours I have run in...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was my first workshop with Melvin. From the outset it was clear we were going to have a fun day. Melvin has a very jovial and lighthearted style to his tuition which makes you feel relaxed and at ease. He is also a very...More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Steve Many thanks for leaving a review of our recent one day 1-2-1 tuition day together in the Lake District. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with me and that you appeared to have got a lot from the experience. I endeavour...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I was booked on the march Skye workshop but because of the bad weather I had to cancel as no trains going up north so Melvin had another trip going the week after to harris and lewis so I moved to that trip as I...More

Thank Linda S
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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Linda Oh what a time we had on Harris and Lewis during my week long workshop but just getting you to the island was a challenge as you mentioned the severe weather that the UK was experiencing with several feet of snow in places...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This was my first workshop with Melvin, and I certainly hope to book more in the future. He is professional and has a great wealth of knowledge on photography. I was very reluctant to book any photography workshops, after a bad experience on a previous...More

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Melvin_Nicholson, Owner at Melvin Nicholson Photography, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Jane I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us on my one day Salford Quays workshop. I love architectural photography and all the challenges that photographing an urban environment brings and if I am able to assist others in having them photograph...More

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