Former Amateur Photographer (AP) Editor Keith Wilson has launched an online course specialising in travel and city break photography.

Aimed at beginners, up to the aspiring professional, the course runs over four weeks and is hosted by MyPhotoSchool, via a website where students are offered one-to-one feedback on images they upload and can take part in step-by-step video tutorials.

Participants are also able to chat to fellow classmates – via an online, ‘virtual’, classroom.

The Travel & City Break Photography Course starts on the first Saturday of every month when students can access a pre-recorded video tutorial that can be viewed – and reviewed – at any time.

Participants are set weekly photo assignments and given advice on areas such as street photography, legal issues and what to pack for a trip.

The course take advantage of Google Earth imaging to help students plan photography city breaks, according to MyPhotoSchool founder Duncan Heather who said: ‘Navigating an unfamiliar city in bad weather conditions means that usually even the most prepared photographers will miss opportunities.

‘But using the techniques detailed in the course, we can pre-plan prime locations to shoot indoors at museums, galleries and other locations all over the city at the click of a button.’

He added: ‘Keith goes through the entire process, culminating in lesson four with a shoot list around London, and how it’s planned.’

The course costs £120 and includes downloadable course notes.

Keith Wilson edited AP from 1989-1998.

For course details visit MyPhotoSchool