These courses will help you to take control of your camera, find out what it is capable, of and show you how to get the right picture at the right time.
Apart from learning how to use all the dials and buttons on a camera , you will also be taught all the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional photographer or as a keen hobbyist. Modules are focused on new cutting edge photographic techniques and are aimed at giving you the confidence and ability to take great pictures whatever the subject. These up to date and massively comprehensive courses have been designed to cater for all skill levels, from keen amateurs to those wishing to make a living from their cameras. They will improve your photography skills, give you the confidence needed to become a successful photographer.
Photography courses overview
Students will learn in a creative multi-disciplinary environment where classes focus on specific techniques to help you develop a broad understanding of photography. Courses are kept small and friendly, with sessions tailored towards giving you an insight into photography which can be applied to everyday shooting.
These are practical career-focused programmes that will help you to develop your own signature style and visual language, on top of this you will be shown how to explore the analytical and critical approaches to photographic imagery. Using simple concepts and real-world examples students will break through the jargon and start to develop their photographic eye. Curriculums serve as a good foundation for self-teaching and will show you how to explore images from a professional stance. In addition to well qualified and experienced creative staff, delegates will also have access to an excellent range of industry-standard equipment, including large and medium format cameras, darkrooms and the latest digital facilities.
Careers in photography
You will develop your technical skills as well as gain a critical understanding of a fast growing employment sector which offers huge career opportunities in areas such as; advertising, design, visual arts, creative writing, film, TV, animation, computer games, interactive media and publishing.
You will be tutored by experts who have knowledge of all areas of professional photography, and who are highly experienced course leaders, with strong industry experience.
Typical subjects taught on a photography course
- Abstract Photography
- Architectural Photography
- Camera Accessories
- Camera Setup
- Digital Image Capture
- DSLR Photography
- Fashion Photography
- Film Processing
- Flash Photography
- Gallery Management
- Lens Faults
- Len Types
- Light Meters
- Picture Editing
- Portrait Photography
- Shutter Speed
- Shooting Techniques
- Street Photography
- Studio & Dark Room Practice
- Studio Lighting
- Visual Communication
- Wedding Photography
- White Balance
You will learn how to
- Put together a professional portfolio.
- Work with stylists, models and make up artists.
- Take photos in all kinds of weather.
- Print out images that are of the highest resolution.
- Get great impact into the composition of your pictures.
- Photograph on location and in the studio.
- Control background blur.
- Choose the best locations for photographs.
You will learn about
- Creative shooting and composition.
- The manual and semi-automatic side of your camera.
- Metering for different kinds of shot.
- Apertures and shutter speeds.
- Commissioning, publishing or exhibiting photography.
- Posing and working with models.
Who is a photography training course suitable for?
These courses are perfect for someone who wants to be able to take better photos, create portfolios, and gain knowledge in those areas of photography that interest them the most.