Richard Olpin LRPS is a professional photographer and specialist photographic tutor, based in Gloucestershire, UK.

Richard has a wide-ranging photographic portfolio including all manner of people, places and things. He is available for bespoke photography commissions of all kinds. 

Richard offers specialised photography training for both individuals and groups of all experience levels, including his popular 12 month ‘Masterclass’ mentoring programme which has taken past students from beginner right up to achieving Royal Photographic Society distinctions and beyond.


Workshops and Individual Training

News & Blog..


What makes a ‘Pro’ ?

Ahh, a different type of client woe for a change this morning.. This one serves as a warning to those budding photographers who think that because they’ve bought an SLR and a ‘JoeBloggsPhotography.com’ domain name they can call themselves a professional.. One of my former students is having some grief from a client who’s asking for […]

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Recent comments from clients...

“Not only technically brilliant, but imaginative and creatively stunning.”

“Your pics are absolutely stunning. You have a talent and a half .. , every time I see them I’m blown away!”

“We are delighted with the photo and how it looks on our brochures.”

Lynn Morris, WestBridge Capital

Special Notices

Masterclass Availability – October 2016

Current I have just one place available on the Masterclass training programme. These are usually taken up very quickly so if you are interested please get in touch asap as I don’t expect to have another place available then until the new year..

Please note: This doesn’t affect regular one-off training days etc. just the 12-month programmes.