Welcome to World In Focus! World In Focus is an Award Winning photographic company run by professional photographers Simon Watkinson and Tammy Tidmarsh. We are a small, friendly, family based business set in an idyllic location within the beautiful Peak District National Park.

A leading provider of photography workshops, we offer training from our Peak District home, as well as specialising in luxury overseas photography workshops in Asia. Simon provides first class tuition to all photographers who feel that they would benefit from professional guidance and his teaching style quickly creates a relaxed and fun learning environment that deliver results.

We are 100% confident that your image making will be transformed as a result of taking our photography workshops – and that you will have lots of fun along the way.

Photography Workshops

Simon is a highly experienced photographer and teacher and is happy teaching beginners right the way through to advanced photographers alike.

We take your journey in photography seriously, offering dedicated training with very small group sizes. Many of our clients return time and time again to keep building on their knowledge in the warm and friendly environment that we offer. We want you to reach your photographic aspirations and are happy to be with you on this part of your journey, ensuring that you succeed.

Camera Club Talks

See the list of our up and coming evening lectures at the Camera Clubs.

Commercial Photography

As well as photography workshops we also undertake commercial engagements from model shoots, band photography and actors; to corporate and personal profile images; to guest house accommodation, hotels and hotel chains; to stately homes. We shoot a variety of products- large and small, from clothing and accessories, to food and agriculture and everything in between!

If you are looking for a photographer for your next shoot you can be assured that we have the experience to deliver the exceptional results you are looking for.

World In Focus Photography Blog

Telephoto Lenses

The job of a telephoto lens is to bring the image closer than that of the natural angle of view of the human eye. Having a magnifying effect is useful for shooting wildlife or sports shots where it is impossible to get physically close.

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Simon has been trying to get the right light on Chatsworth House for over two weeks now, to get a particular capture for the 2019 Guide Book. Today, it finally looked like we were in for a good evenings light, so when it’s good he’s got to make the most of it.

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I’ve just been sent these today as the images we shot for Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kerala, India have appeared in the June 2018 Edition of Outlook Traveller Magazine.

See if you recognise anyone in the pictures!

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