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: Wed 3 May 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDiscover some of the key movements, developments and figures in photography in Britain, from the beginnings to the present day.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Tue 28 Feb 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to give your videos a professional edge? Learn how to use Adobe After Effects to apply a range of animated effects to enhance your video projects. Get to grips with the tools of the software, learn to organise your workflow and come up with great creative ideas, and develop your own project with an expert filmmaker on hand to guide you.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our courses on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Fri 20 Jan 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA fine photographer but flummoxed by Photoshop? You're not alone - join our practical course on Photoshop for photographers, introducing its basic functions including colour adjustment, retouching images, and layer manipulation. Find your way around the program to apply all sorts of edits and effects, producing professional-looking images in minutes.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Fri 3 Mar 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFluent in Photoshop but want to advance your skills further? Explore some of the more sophisticated techniques of Photoshop essential for professional and aspiring photographers. Speed up your workflow, increase your ability to edit and enhance images and experiment with more complex techniques, for confident, impressive results.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
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: £127.00Concession: £97.00
Course Date: Wed 17 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
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 9 Mar 2017 (and 7 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: £279.00Senior fee: £223.00
Course Date: Sun 2 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
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: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
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: Mon 27 Feb 2017
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioDiscover exciting experimental ways of producing photographic images without a camera - build your own pinhole camera, create blue-tinted prints with sunlight, and make prints from objects like the artist Man Ray.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00Concession: £97.00
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 1 Feb 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFascinated 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: £1,399.00Senior fee: £1,119.00
Course Date: Sat 4 Mar 2017 (and 1 other date)
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: £1,859.00Senior fee: £1,499.00Concession: £1,157.00
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