BUDDING snappers can learn some new skills with a course in garden photography.

Led by award-winning photographer James Kerr, the beginners’ class takes places on Wednesday, April 24, from 10.30am to 3pm at Batsford Arboretum.

There will be tips and advice to help improve the quality of photographs and a chance to capture the early flowers and if in blossom, the Japanese flowering cherries.

People need to bring a digital camera, lenses and a tripod.

Places are limited early booking is recommended.

Tickets are £75 and include a light lunch and entrance to the arboretum.