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
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- Flash photography with speedlightCourse start date: Thu 7 Dec 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Matthew WardLighten 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.
- Photography for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 16 Jan 2024 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingAlways 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
- Photography, space and architectureCourse start date: Thu 18 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioCapture 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.
- Fine art photography: restaging paintingsCourse start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioLearn key skills in how to apply simple lighting techniques that create evocative and dramatic fine art photographs of people and still life inspired by the paintings of Caravaggio and the Dutch masters from the 17th and 18th century. Combine art and photography with this workshop that focuses on the re-staging of iconic paintings in photographic form.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Portraits and people photographyCourse start date: Tue 23 Jan 2024 (and 2 other dates)
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.
- Developing photography skillsCourse start date: Sun 10 Mar 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Sara EpsteinAlready 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.
- Creative image editing with Photoshop and LightroomCourse start date: Thu 6 Jun 2024 (and 4 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.
- Pinhole photographyCourse start date: Sun 18 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Scott PerryDiscover exciting experimental ways of producing photographic images without a camera - build your own pinhole camera, create blue-tinted prints with sunlight, and make prints from objects like the artist Man Ray.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Photography studio lightingCourse start date: Tue 28 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Matthew WardLearn 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
- 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.
- Scanning photography negatives, transparencies and printsCourse start date: Tue 27 Feb 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.
- Fashion and editorial photographyCourse start date: Thu 25 Apr 2024 (and 2 other dates)
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.
- Looking at photography: colour and compositionCourse start date: Tue 5 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Michael HardingWant 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 £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- London street photographyCourse start date: Fri 8 Mar 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioWish 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.
- Fine art photography: digital printing with Adobe PhotoshopCourse start date: Tue 12 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Photography StudioTutors: Dominic HarrisWant to give your portfolio or exhibition prints the professional edge? This hands-on course will guide you in printing top-quality inkjet (or giclee) prints as used by fine art photographers. Get to grips with Adobe Photoshop and our top-of-the-range Epson photo printers, and experiment with different paper types and inks.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
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