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
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 18 Apr 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street 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.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Royal Hospital Chelsea photography projectCourse start date: Thu 20 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Michael HardingLocation photography project at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Experience a unique opportunity to photograph the interiors, exteriors, extensive grounds and meet the famous residents of the Hospital, the Chelsea pensioners.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Photography image editing with Adobe CCCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
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.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Writing and photography: text and image workshopCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Christina Dunhill, Shirley ReadWhether 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 £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Fashion and editorial photographyCourse start date: Wed 8 Mar 2023 (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.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Contemporary art photographyCourse start date: Thu 27 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Kean Street 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Developing photography skillsCourse start date: Tue 27 Jun 2023 (and 4 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.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Beginners photographyCourse start date: Tue 2 May 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Dominic HarrisDiscover the basics of photography to improve your photographs and impress your friends. Learn about shutter speed, aperture, photo composition, light and taking pictures in different environments. This course is perfect for complete beginners or for learning new skills. Please take this course before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Documentary photography and photojournalismCourse start date: Wed 3 May 2023
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 £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
- Exhibiting and presenting your photographyCourse start date: Wed 24 May 2023
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 £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Portraits and people photographyCourse start date: Tue 7 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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