About Us

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UK Photo Tours is owned and operated by professional photographer, Dion Hitchcock.

From Perth, Australia, Dion qualified as a pharmacist and is still registered in the UK today, returning to the medical field to help during the Covid-19 pandemic in both a patient-facing role in community pharmacy and as an adviser for Covid-19 safety protocols for multiple pharmacies and organisations.

A travelholic of 40+ countries, his photographic journey began in earnest during 2011 when he joined a local Meetup.com photographic group in London and on his first workshop was asked if he wanted to help as an assistant for future events, which accelerated his learning. His interest in photo tours began with Iceland in 2013 and after multiple trips co-organised his first tour for clients with Iceland Photo Tours in 2014.

Now London-based, he has guided tours and workshops across the UK, Europe, Iceland, and his native Australia. Alongside UK Photo Tours, Dion also runs three Meetup.com photography groups with over 7000 members, concentrating on landscapes, wildlife, and astrophotography.

Dion Hitchcock - Photo Tour Guide

Our priority is helping you capture amazing photos in a relaxed atmosphere so you can concentrate on the photography.

We’ll do the rest!

We also like to have fun on our tours!

Man dressed in Rilakkuma costume sitting on iceberg in Iceland

With well over 100 tours and workshops under our belt, we know that it isn’t all about the photography. It is also a holiday, a well deserved break away from it all and so it should also be enjoyable!

Once the light fades (assuming no astrophotography opportunities of course!) we aim to have a good meal, maybe with a cheeky glass of your favourite beverage, and relax with the like-minded people on our tour for an enjoyable evening.

Offering memorable photographic tours by professional guides.

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Amazing locations

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Landscapes, wildlife, astrophotography, & more
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Kase filter kits provided
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Pro grade camera bodies & lenses available
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Backup equipment available – just in case!
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Flexible itinerary to chase the light
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Responsible travel
Majestic Red Deer stag in Glencoe, Scotland

Our partners

Officially Supported by Kase Filters

Officially Supported by Kase Filters

Kase’s Wolverine Series filters feature multi award-winning toughened professional high definition optical glass that give amazing results straight out of the camera without colour cast.

All of our participants are able to use our complimentary filter sets on tour and are eligible for discounts on Kase filters through our partnership.

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Established in 2012, Iceland Photo Tours is Europe’s leading photography travel agency. From breathtaking ice caves to hunting aurora, their landscape photography experts deliver a truly immersive travel experience.

With 5000+ happy clients on their 500+ tours, they have a strong reputation for quality and are proud to be winners of Tripadvisor’s “Traveller’s Choice” award.

Officially Supported by Kase Filters

Born in Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District, Phil has spent most of his life exploring and gaining an appreciation of this picturesque area.

He’s been shortlisted and awarded commendations many times for UK Landscape Photographer of the Year, and Outdoor Photographer of the Year. Our tour participants are in great hands as he is the lead guide on our highly popular Lake District tour.

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