Photography Courses in London
At City Lit, we have a variety of photography courses on offer from complete beginners introducing technical and essential skills in how to operate a camera, to specialist workshops and subject based courses.
Our designated photography studio will provide students with access to the latest professional resources including lighting rigs, back drops and array of digital cameras including DSLRs. Learn and develop a range of photographic skills within a professional surrounding with a studio that offers a large open and flexible space, suitable for both collaborative and individual learning.
As a City Lit student, you will have access to Apple MacBook pros, Adobe Creative Cloud and professional camera editing software to help you create professional quality images. Learning from our specialist team of freelance and industry professionals, you’ll receive expert hands-on guidance in the skills required in taking professional photographs and beyond.
We host exhibitions throughout the year at City Lit Gallery where our students showcase their amazing work.
To arrange a conversation with our photography coordinator about your interests, options and courses available, please contact our Visual Arts team at email@example.com
- London street photographyCourse start date: Fri 8 Mar 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingWish you could capture those spontaneous moments of urban life like a pro? Learn the tricks of the skilful trade of street photography and build your confidence in snapping candid, unobtrusive photographs on the street, shooting in some of the most dynamic and vibrant areas of London to tell powerful stories in single images.
- Developing photography skillsCourse start date: Fri 12 Apr 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingAlready 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.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 26 Jan 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Sara EpsteinAlways 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.Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
- Creative image editing with Photoshop and LightroomCourse start date: Fri 23 Feb 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingLearn how to use and apply the key features of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to develop your image editing skills.
- Scanning photography negatives, transparencies and printsCourse start date: Fri 3 May 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Dominic HarrisDo you have boxes of old prints, negatives or transparencies gathering dust that you'd love to have digitised? Learn how to get your archive onto your computer using different methods from flatbed and film scanners to a digital camera.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Panoramic photographyCourse start date: Fri 10 May 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Matthew WardWhat is panoramic photography? Have you ever marvelled at a seamless panoramic photograph, image or online virtual tour? Learn how to do it yourself on this short 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 £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Looking at photography: social media and identityCourse start date: Fri 17 May 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Lorenzo BerniThis course explores how photography is used on social media to share work, build a following, and create and influence an identity.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Photography, space and architectureCourse start date: Fri 7 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingCapture the architecture of London, from ancient churches to modern buildings in this introduction to architectural photography. Learn about the history and development of this specialist genre then venture onto the streets and spaces of London to put your theory into practice, identifying architectural styles and experimenting with different lenses, composition, processing and editing.Full fee £209.00
- Looking at photography: critical and analytic theoriesCourse start date: Fri 14 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingAn introduction to some of the main ways of thinking about photography, based on cultural theory, politics, philosophy and semiotics.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Photography studio lightingCourse start date: Fri 23 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryLearn about photographic studio practice and lighting. An introduction to using studio flash, 'hot' (tungsten) and ‘cold’ (fluorescent & LED) lights to enhance your portrait and still life photography.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
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