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 17 Feb 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to improve your confidence in photographing at night? Join our fascinating workshop exploring locations in the city that change dramatically from daylight to darkness. Learn essential techniques to capture light effectively, go out on location in daylight then return later to shoot as natural light turns to artificial, creating beautifully atmospheric images.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £139.00
Course Date: Mon 18 Feb 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - 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: £209.00Senior fee: £209.00Concession: £209.00
Course Date: Wed 20 Feb 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioA series of six talks given by photographers, curators, a photographic publisher and academics about their career path, their work and the world of photography. Each talk will be followed by a discussion.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Thu 21 Feb 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioIntrigued by documentary photography and the stories it can tell? Get immersed in this fascinating visual tradition, exploring its theory and history, the messages it can convey and the impact it can have. Learn about the technical choices involved, debate issues of truth and objectivity, then develop documentary skills yourself, working on short and longer-term projects leading to an exciting and varied portfolio.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £239.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £146.00
Course Date: Fri 22 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioEver marvelled at the beautiful images of interiors in glossy magazines? Learn the secrets of the photography of interiors from the old and grand to the contemporary. Explore the equipment and composition, and discover editing and processing techniques to produce your own professional-looking images.Full fee: £159.00Senior fee: £127.00Concession: £97.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn advanced Image retouching using Photoshop.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe art of great photography lies in mastering the relationship between foreground and background. Learn to use the principles that Gestalt analysis affords to delve into your unconscious and create more potent images. This course will feature a mix of lectures, hands on picture taking and constructive criticism of your results.Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £87.00Concession: £66.00
Course Date: Mon 4 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe course outline is coming soon.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 4 Mar 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWorking on a photography project but need some direction on it? Got ideas but don't even know where to begin? Join an expert working photographer to guide you through the development of a photographic project, from initial research, to presentation, to marketing your work. Improve your photographic technique and confidence, and produce a professional-looking project to be proud of.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 6 Mar 2019
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteExplore the rich history of photography through the Victoria & Albert Museum archives. Come and enjoy sharing your passion for early photographic processes and materials with like-minded people.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £63.00Concession: £48.00
Course Date: Thu 7 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioLight your studio shots like a pro: explore the creative possibilities of studio flash and continuous lighting for high-quality portraiture and still-life photography, with an expert photographer on hand to guide you.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £159.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Sun 10 Mar 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioEver been questioned when photographing out and about? This course is devoted to your rights as a photographer or film-maker, including your freedom to shoot in public places and how to protect the copyright of your images: essential knowledge for amateurs through to professionals.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £89.00
Course Date: Tue 12 Mar 2019 (and 8 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: £207.00
Course Date: Sat 16 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetBaffled by Instagram? Learn the basics as well as how to use Instagram and other apps to edit photos and short film clips. Whatever your interest, visual arts, music or other passions you can benefit from developing creative professional Instagram skills on this exciting practical course. Please ensure you’ve downloaded the Instagram app to your phone before the session to enable you to create posts during the workshop.
This session includes an outside location photo walk.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Sun 17 Mar 2019
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioFood blogs are the most popular form of online publishing. Learn how to take professional looking mouth watering photographs to attract even greater audiences to your blog, Learn the essential techniques of food photography from equipment to composition, exposure, lighting and successful propping.
Improve your writing on this related course – Writing about food: a taster.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £129.00Concession: £129.00
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