In order to break into and compete in the world of fashion, portraiture or fine art nudes photography you need to have the edge in your images that separates you from every other photographer out there 

Private photography training for photographers that are looking to break in to shooting professional fashion, fine art nudes or portrait photography or those just wishing to have a professional photographer set up a mentored shoot and to guide you through creating amazing images.

Bruce Smith began shooting as a professional fashion and portrait photographer back in 1983, on film, of course! Since then he has shot fashion campaigns around the globe and developed an impressive series of fashion photography Masterclasses.  His book, Pro Digital Fashion Photography was published around the world and he continues to produce stunning fashion, boudoir and fine art nude images for discerning clients.

You decide on the genre/s and spec of photography for this course, you can choose from a one day photography course to as many days as you want.

Dates Check with us for available dates

Where At Chateau Fengari near Bordeaux, France

Tutored by Bruce Smith 

Example fees 4 nights full board stay, 3 days mentored shooting models, approx fees €5,500 

Example fees 3 nights full board stay, 2 days mentored shooting model, fees approx €3,650 

Tuition fee €350 per day

Accommodation from €150 per day

Models €200 to €1000 per day

Hair and make up artist €175 per day

Fashion styling €300 per shoot day plus prep days at €150

Transfers to and from Bordeaux airport €50 each way

Travel expenses Depending upon where the team members come from there maybe travel and accommodation expenses to cover for them

Course structure This course is structured around your requirements, please use the enquire about available dates button and tell us about the content for your one 2 one photography course

Payment methods Fees can be paid via bank transfer or paypal


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“A 1-2-1 photography master class with Bruce Smith will definitely give you that professional edge that you need to compete, speak to Bruce NOW, he does not bite”

To talk to Bruce about a 1-2-1 photography master class explain about your objectives and a date frame that works for you on the contact form below and Bruce will get back to you ASAP.

Photography 1-2-1 enquiry form

Call me today on +33 7 68 79 89 89 to arrange your free portrait session consultation. 

If I am shooting I may not answer so please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as I am free.