Whether you are new to taking photographs, a keen amateur or a professional, we offer a wide range of part-time, evening and weekend photography courses suited to every level of expertise. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Learn and develop skills and techniques necessary for contemporary photography practice on intensive courses aimed at beginners to advanced. You can pay for your course in installments at our enrolment counter.
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Course Date: Tue 27 Mar 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioLearn how to achieve consistent digital colour using icc profiles, viewing on a monitor, output to web and desktop printing. Adobe Photoshop and X-Rite software on Apple Macs.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £47.00Concession: £36.00
Course Date: Tue 10 Apr 2018 (and 6 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: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £329.00
Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAn introductory course to night photography in the City. Starting from Lloyds of London, we will photograph the buildings in this area including the Cheese Grater and the Gherkin, followed by Tower Bridge. The following week we discuss the images and continue with location night photography.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £42.00
Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018 (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: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioUsed to using Adobe Lightroom to manage your photos but looking to advance your skills? Get even more out of this essential software for photographers by exploring its functions in more depth and getting to grips with more complex elements, all with an expert tutor on hand to troubleshoot your questions.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £299.00
Course Date: Sun 15 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant 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: £109.00Senior fee: £109.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioSee familiar London sights differently and develop your skills in night and low-light-level photography by exploring the city with your camera on a series of fascinating evening photo walks. Join an expert photographer on routes around five different areas - The City, Theatreland, River Thames and Green Park, and Statues and Squares in the West End - using each walk to focus on a different photographic technique, with professional-looking results.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to try photography the good old-fashioned way? Spend a fascinating day shooting a roll of black and white film then go on a journey processing it yourself and developing your own monochrome prints in the darkroom.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Tue 17 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant an impressive holiday album rather than the usual random snaps? Learn how to take striking travel photographs, from capturing that perfect sunset or dramatic vista, to close up portraits of the people you encounter. Get to grips with technique and visual composition in different settings, experiment with professional equipment and consider the ethical and legal issues of photographing abroad.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Tue 17 Apr 2018
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: Thu 19 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to shoot still life product photography like a pro? Develop your skills and processing workflow using photographic, lighting and software techniques to produce images with real impact.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioDiscover the secrets of successful portraiture, from the studio-lit portrait to street and documentary photography, or those special moments for the family album. Gain confidence in photographing people through practical work indoors and out, teaching you invaluable skills in lighting, composition and poses, to produce a beautiful portrait portfolio.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Fri 20 Apr 2018
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: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioGot boxes of old prints gathering dust that you'd love to have digitised? Learn how to get your archive of old prints, negatives or transparencies onto your computer using different methods from flatbed and film scanners to a digital camera.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £60.00