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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fashion and editorial photographyCourse start date: Wed 28 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryThis course will help you to develop your skills in editorial fashion photography.
The course is project driven and will take you from the creation of a basic story board through to a photo shoot. By the end of the course you will understand the workflow, the tools and thinking / planning required to run a successful shoot for yourself. The course also provides advice on getting material published.
- Developing photography skillsCourse start date: Wed 24 Jan 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.
- Flash photography with speedlightCourse start date: Wed 3 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryLighten things up: join this practical course to learn the basics of using portable flash (speedlights) to enhance your images. Experiment creatively indoors and outdoors with different flash techniques, with a professional photographer on hand to guide you throughout.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Portraits and people photographyCourse start date: Wed 10 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Lorenzo BerniDiscover 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.
- Creative image editing with Photoshop and LightroomCourse start date: Wed 17 Apr 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.
- Documentary photography and photojournalismCourse start date: Wed 15 May 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioA picture paints a thousand words. Develop your creative ability to communicate through photography and get a fascinating insight into the world of documentary photography and photojournalism. Work on assignments and location shoots, develop your technique and style, and explore the practical, theoretical and ethical dimensions of photojournalism.Full fee £409.00 Senior fee £327.00 Concession £266.00
- Exhibiting and presenting your photographyCourse start date: Wed 22 May 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Shirley ReadExhibiting your photography will support you in developing new ways and methods in exhibition techniques. Working with a physical gallery space as a creative brief, you will have the opportunity to propose new solutions and ways of engaging an audience in phtotogrpahic displays. Discuss and learn the history of photography exhibitions with key references and contemporary photographers. Get expert guidance 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 £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
- Commercial photography: masterclass workshopCourse start date: Wed 5 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Ed GregoryLooking to work professionally as a photographer? Pick up key skills you will need on this practical course from camera systems, lighting solutions, paperwork and software workflow.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
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