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.

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Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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Photography

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Video and film making

Video and film making

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  1. Creative photography: nature, landscape and the environment

    Course Date: Fri 27 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Explore 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. Introduction to studio lighting

    Course Date: Sun 29 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Light your studio shots like a pro: explore the creative possibilities of studio flash and continuous lighting for high-quality portraiture and still-life photography, with an expert photographer on hand to guide you.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  3. Narrative film making

    Course Date: Sat 5 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy yourself as the next Spielberg or Tarantino? Learn to produce your own short fiction film, from storyboards and pre-production to shooting and editing. Explore how to construct an exciting narrative, experiment with different shots and camera movements, and get to grips with recording and editing technology, producing your own professional-looking short movie.

    See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site

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    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  4. The business of photography workshop

    Course Date: Thu 10 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Thingking of turning your photography into a business? Get a grounding in business essentials for the professional photographer, from basic bookkeeping, to copyright and effective marketing and presentation of your images.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. Exhibiting photography: a practical guide

    Course Date: Fri 11 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Want to exhibit your photographs professionally but not sure where to start? Get expert guidance in this practical introduction to every aspect of exhibiting, from how to approach galleries to budgeting, hanging and marketing - giving you real confidence to stage your own show.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Photographing London's hidden gems: Charterhouse

    Course Date: Mon 14 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Location photography at Charterhouse, one of London’s hidden gems. Enjoy unique access to these fascinating medieval buildings and gardens and discover the photographic potential of Tudor interiors, cobbled roadways and medieval gates.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses

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    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. Street photography

    Course Date: Mon 14 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Enjoy capturing the vibrancy and drama of streetlife with your camera. On this practical course you will learn effective composition, maximising light, responding quickly to events, being unobtrusive, and the legalities and ethics of streetlife photography.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Panorama and 360° photography

    Course Date: Mon 14 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Ever marvelled at a seamless panoramic image or online virtual tour? Learn how to do it yourself on this practical introduction to photographing professional-level 360° by 180° panoramic images. Get to grips with the whole process of shooting and stitching, from single image to multi-row to full print- and web-viewable virtual tours using Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and PTGui.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Photography for beginners with Adobe Lightroom

    Course Date: Wed 16 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Always 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.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses

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    Full fee: £359.00
    Senior fee: £359.00
    Concession: £359.00

  10. City Lit Pro: event photography

    Course Date: Thu 17 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Transform your photography into a real income stream by learning the secrets of the fast-growing event photography trade. The art of capturing event guests at large functions and persuading them to buy the prints on-site is a lucrative one. Discover the basics of what you'll need to know, from the photographic technique to the business skills involved.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £229.00

  11. Wildlife photography day out: red and fallow deer

    Course Date: Sat 19 May 2018
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Fancy yourself as the next David Attenborough? Learn some of the secrets of wildlife photography on an exciting one-day course following wild red and fallow deer in Bushy Park, understanding their behaviour and learning the techniques to take stunning photographs of them in their natural habitat.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work shot on this course

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    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  12. Street photography: approaching strangers with confidence

    Course Date: Sun 20 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Love street photography but daunted by approaching strangers? This intensive but fun workshop will take you out onto the streets of London to help confront your fears when involving strangers in your images. Explore the historical context of photographing people on the street, practise your technique in observing and capturing them, and consider the issues of consent and recognising subjects' fears and boundaries.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Photographing the performance

    Course Date: Tue 22 May 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Curtain up: discover the secrets of photographing live action on stage, whether it's a West End blockbuster or the school play. Learn from the experts about equipment requirements, exposure, under-stage lighting and composition, get useful tips for working with performers, and try out your new skills photographing performers in action.

    See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses

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    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  14. Photography for beginners

    Course Date: Tue 22 May 2018 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Always 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

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    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

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