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, filmmaking and storyboarding

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  1. Photography for beginners

    Course Date: Sun 24 Jun 2018 (and 17 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. Tutors: Conrad Blakemore (VY687), Matthew Ward (VY654), Michael Harding (VY762), Armelle Skatulski (VY761), Sara Leigh Lewis (VY927).

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

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    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £329.00

  2. Capture One software workshop

    Course Date: Tue 26 Jun 2018 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Thinking 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Video editing: Adobe Premiere Pro intensive

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This fast-paced, practical course provides an invaluable introduction to this exciting, industry-standard software. Learn the fundamentals of digital editing and its conventions, as well as technical features specific to Premiere Pro CC, and how to construct an effective narrative.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  4. Instagram like a pro: shoot > edit > post

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Baffled by Instagram? Learn the basics as well as how to use Instagram and other apps to edit photos and short film clips. Whatever your interest - visual arts, music or other passions - you can benefit from developing creative professional Instagram skills on this exciting practical course. Please ensure you’ve downloaded the Instagram app to your phone before the session to enable you to create posts during the workshop. The session includes an outside location photo walk.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Colour management in photography workshop

    Course Date: Tue 10 Jul 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Learn how to achieve consistent digital colour using icc profiles, viewing on a monitor, output to web and desktop printing. Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and X-Rite software on Apple Macs.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Urban photography

    Course Date: Thu 12 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Learn some of the basic technical and compositional skills to photograph the urban landscape and its architecture. Explore ways to tell a story about urban life through your photographs. This course will take place both in the photography studio and on different locations in London.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Film editing: theory, demonstration and discussion

    Course Date: Thu 12 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Editing radically affects the meaning, aesthetic and success of a film. This course offers insights into the working principles, structuring of ideas and aesthetics involved in the practice and craft of editing. Invaluable for enhancing your film making practice.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. London evening photography walks

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Explore and discover London through a series of evening photography walks around five different locations rich in photographic potential.The walks include the River Thames, Regent's Canal, the Barbican, Canary Wharf and Brick Lane. Bring your own camera and comfortable walking shoes.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  9. Video editing: Adobe Premiere tips and tricks

    Course Date: Fri 13 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course offers valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency. Previous experience with Adobe Premiere Pro CC is essential.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  10. Video editing: Final Cut Pro X intensive

    Course Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this intensive introduction to the exciting, industry-used editing software, you will learn the fundamentals of digital editing and its conventions. As well as learning about specific technical features of FCPX you will explore narrative construction in general.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  11. Improving your photography composition and colour

    Course Date: Sun 15 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Want to learn the secrets of composing beautiful photographs? Join this inspiring workshop to explore composition and colour controls, making the most of shapes, lines, colours, framing, the rule of thirds and simple camera controls for professional-looking results.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  12. DSLR for video: shoot and edit

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you think that quality video production needs a whole film crew? Think again! Discover how you can easily shoot and edit professional-level video on your own digital SLR camera; get expert guidance on the whole process and find out why DSLRs have become the camera of choice for many broadcast professionals.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  13. Improve your commercial skills: the 10-minute portrait

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    On this headshot photography course you'll learn professional techniques, how to light and take portraits creatively and process your images using Adobe Lightroom.

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

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    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  14. Documentary and photojournalism summer school

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    This challenging and dynamic summer school has a strong practical base. With guidance from a working documentary photographer, you'll learn new skills, improve your composition, work on location assignments and develop your photographic style.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  15. Food and drink photography

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Gain essential techniques for photographing food and drink. Learn about equipment requirements, exposure, composition, lighting and successful propping. Some basic photographic knowledge is required.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

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