Photography, video and film making
From taking digital photographs to editing images; from capturing candid portraits and fast moving action to inspiring landscapes, our classes cover a variety of skills and subjects - with a bigger than ever range of digital photography. Our photography courses take place at our studio in Covent Garden, solely dedicated to photography practise and teaching. Come and enjoy the new facilities, a relaxed environment and expert tutors. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with industry software Adobe Premiere Pro, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioCapture imposing buildings and eye-catching architecture in all their glory on this introduction to architectural photography. Learn about the history and development of this specialist genre then get out onto the streets of London to put your theory into practice, spotting architectural styles and experimenting with optics and lenses, composition, processing and editing.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00
Course Date: Wed 17 May 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly to produce impressive photographs, then learn to use Adobe Lightroom to edit, manipulate and manage your images.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £213.00
Course Date: Thu 4 May 2017 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £184.00Concession: £138.00
Course Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlready know the basics of photography but want to take things further? Refresh your knowledge, learn more advanced skills and develop your creative ideas, with an established professional photographer on hand for technical guidance and creative inspiration.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00Concession: £97.00
Course Date: Mon 5 Jun 2017
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteInterested in black and white photography? Learn how to process black and white film like a pro, from paper selection to developing and printing techniques, in one of the best-equipped darkrooms in the country. An essential workshop for photographers of all levels to give their prints that professional edge.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioThinking about shooting and processing raw images? Want to try out the software used by many of the world's best photographers? Capture One Pro is a professional-grade image capture and raw file processing software; learn how to use the program, tethered with your digital SLR camera, for working in professional environments.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £55.00Concession: £42.00
Course Date: Wed 24 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioFascinated by filmmaking? Join the City Lit film school to explore the whole process of filmmaking from concept to completion. Develop essential skills and techniques from storyboarding, filming and structured editing, creating your own short film with expert guidance and the latest professional equipment.Full fee: £1,499.00Senior fee: £1,499.00Concession: £914.00
Course Date: Tue 10 Oct 2017 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to delve deeper into photography? This comprehensive foundation course covers everything you could want to know, led by field experts in our dedicated photography studio. Get to know your camera, learn traditional and digital techniques, explore the background to different genres, try out industry software, and gain key skills to get you started in the workplace or to apply for a Higher Education course in photography.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £1,899.00Senior fee: £1,519.00Concession: £1,158.00
Course Date: Fri 19 May 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioCity Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this easy-to-use cross-platform photo management and editing software you will learn how to use it effectively to catalogue, process and showcase your images: an invaluable asset for photographers at all levels.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £349.00Concession: £349.00
Course Date: Fri 19 May 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioLooking to work professionally as a photographer's assistant? Pick up all the skills you'll need on this practical course covering everything from camera systems, lighting solutions and paperwork to software workflow using Capture One Pro, Lightroom and Photoshop. Tutors: Ed Gregory, Matthew Ward.Full fee: £399.00Senior fee: £399.00Concession: £399.00
Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioBecome an expert in the fine art world of contemporary photography. Learn about the history, concepts and theories behind the art form, and the technology and techniques now influencing it. Develop practical skills to realise your own creative ideas, discuss your photography portfolio with others, and learn about platforms to showcase your work on the commercial fine art market.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00
Course Date: Fri 9 Jun 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlways playing around with creative photographic ideas? Fancy some expert guidance on developing your ideas into a proper project? Come and experiment with ideas and techniques, whether you're photographing people, landscape, still-life or other genres. Develop a project from start to finish, learning both the theory and practicalities of planning, editing, printing and presentation.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Thu 1 Jun 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetExplore nature, landscape and environmental photography in the classroom and in the field. You will learn to create images with impact, whilst developing your own visual style and a personal project.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAlready experienced in editing but want to up your game? You might have got to grips with some of the industry's top software - but tools are only half the story. This practical workshop focuses on the importance of structure and content creation, as well as commonly encountered problems in the editing process, and how to analyse your own and other's work to transform your footage.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £213.00