Photography Courses in London
Whether you are new to taking photographs, a keen amateur or a professional, we offer a wide range of part-time, evening and weekend photography courses suited to every level of expertise. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team: [email protected] or call us 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Learn and develop skills and techniques necessary for contemporary photography practice on intensive courses aimed at beginners to advanced. You can pay for your course in installments at our enrolment counter.
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Course Date: Sun 31 Mar 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioThinking about going into wedding photography? Get to grips with everything you need to know, from liaising with the bride and groom to finding the best equipment, capturing the essential shots, and skills in post-production. Learn to control situations and anticipate the right moment to take the shot, and become an expert at natural images as well as those key reportage shots and formal posed groups.Full fee: £349.00Senior fee: £349.00Concession: £349.00
Course Date: Mon 1 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioGot boxes of old prints gathering dust that you'd love to have digitised? Learn how to get your archive of old prints, negatives or transparencies onto your computer using different methods from flatbed and film scanners to a digital camera.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAn introductory course to night photography in the City. Starting from Lloyds of London, we will photograph the buildings in this area including the Cheese Grater and the Gherkin, followed by Tower Bridge. The following week we discuss the images and continue with location night photography.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £69.00Concession: £42.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioLearn how to achieve consistent digital colour using icc profiles, viewing on a monitor, output to web and desktop printing. Adobe Photoshop and X-Rite software on Apple Macs.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £47.00Concession: £36.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant 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: £109.00Senior fee: £87.00Concession: £66.00
Course Date: Wed 10 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioBuild Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this headshot photography course you will learn professional techniques, how to light and take portraits creatively, and processing your images quickly using industry software - Capture One and Lightroom.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £249.00
Course Date: Sat 13 Apr 2019
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteThis is an opportunity to enjoy the surroundings, flora and fauna of some of London’s finest parks whilst learning photography skills long the way. Suitable for both beginners and more advanced students.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Wed 17 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioOn this intensive practical workshop you'll learn about inkjet printing and archival paper types and how to use Photoshop to maximum advantage to produce high quality prints.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £63.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Tue 23 Apr 2019 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - 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.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £339.00Senior fee: £339.00Concession: £339.00
Course Date: Wed 24 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioExplore and discover London through nighttime photography walks around locations rich in photographic potential and experiment with shooting film at night for unique and artistic effects. Achieve surprising results from glowing lights, reflections and the stark contrasts of urban night scenes.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £85.00
Course Date: Thu 25 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant an impressive holiday album rather than the usual random snaps? Learn how to take striking travel photographs, from capturing that perfect sunset or dramatic vista, to close up portraits of the people you encounter. Get to grips with technique and visual composition in different settings, experiment with professional equipment and consider the ethical and legal issues of photographing abroad.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £191.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Sun 28 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioThinking of setting yourself up as a professional photographer? Get expert guidance on your first steps into the commercial world and develop essential business skills, from planning and basic book-keeping to the most lucrative areas of photography and the best professional accreditations.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioSee familiar London sights differently and develop your skills in night and low-light-level photography by exploring the city with your camera on a series of fascinating evening photo walks. Join an expert photographer on routes around five different areas - The City, Theatreland, River Thames and Green Park, and Statues and Squares in the West End - using each walk to focus on a different photographic technique, with professional-looking results.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to try photography the good old-fashioned way? Spend a fascinating day shooting a roll of black and white film then go on a journey processing it yourself and developing your own monochrome prints in the darkroom.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00
Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioOn this practical course discover some of London’s urban gardens and explore their photographic potential from close ups of plants to their context in an urban landscape.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
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