I was tremendously impressed by the “Digital Photography Course” sponsored by [Next Avenue in partnership with PrimeLife Arts Learning (PAL)]. The course tutor was photographer and New York musician Ian Donald and covered 12 weeks of one hour sessions. The course was available for a wide range of levels and Ian catered for everybody’s previous experience, right from beginners to more advanced photographers. Each week Ian covered a new aspect of photography and gave us all a weekly assignment to tackle. We then shared our photographs online to learn from each other. Ian is a great teacher, very patient and encouraging as well as knowledgeable. I found the programme very motivating and felt I developed noticeably as the course progressed. Each week’s assignment was a new challenge that opened up opportunities to stretch my photography skills and I thoroughly enjoyed them. I just loved this course and didn’t miss a session. I really liked the social side of the breakout rooms and meeting some really pleasant people each week too. I am very grateful to [Next Avenue and PAL] for sponsoring this creative course, I have benefitted enormously from it, thank you, and would recommend it to anyone interested in progressing their photography in a friendly and non-pressurised way.