Photography talks and discussions in London

Alongside our range of practical hands-on courses, we also have a selection of workshops that focus on photography history and theory, critical analysis when looking at photographic images and learning how to write about your photographs for publication and exhibitions.

To provide students with an excellent insight into the photography industry, we also run a line-up of professional talks delivered by experts in the field of photography. Learn essential skills in setting yourself up as a freelance photographer, pricing your work and services, and how to engage with commercial clients.

For more information about courses available, please contact our Visual Arts team on visualarts@citylit.ac.uk

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  1. Looking at photography: critical and analytic theories
    Course start date:  Fri 14 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    An introduction to some of the main ways of thinking about photography, based on cultural theory, politics, philosophy and semiotics.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
  2. Writing and photography: text and image workshop
    Course start date:  Wed 2 Oct 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Christina Dunhill, Shirley Read
    Whether you are a photographer or a writer, this short course will give you ideas for combining words and images to discover new approaches and create new work.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
  3. Looking at photography: social media and identity
    Course start date:  Mon 25 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    This course explores how photography is used on social media to share work, build a following, and create and influence an identity.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
  4. Looking at photography: colour and composition
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Mar 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    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 £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
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