Photography, video and film making
From taking digital photographs to editing images; from capturing candid portraits and fast moving action to inspiring landscapes, our classes cover a variety of skills and subjects - with a bigger than ever range of digital photography. Our photography courses take place at our studio in Covent Garden, solely dedicated to photography practise and teaching. Come and enjoy the new facilities, a relaxed environment and expert tutors.
Download information on course levels and progression courses for photography, video and film making in 2018.
Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Course Date: Sat 22 Sep 2018 (and 13 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: Sun 23 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre you a fine photographer but flummoxed by Photoshop? You're not alone. Join our practical course introducing Photoshop's basic functions, including colour adjustment, retouching images, and layer manipulation. Find your way around the program to apply all sorts of edits and effects, producing professional-looking images in minutes.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £229.00
Course Date: Sun 23 Sep 2018 (and 5 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: £229.00Senior fee: £229.00Concession: £229.00
Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave you always wanted to make a film but didn’t know where to start? This practical course will guide you through all the film making processes including scripting, filming and recording sound and editing and exporting your own short film. This course will be held at Build although some filming may take place off site.Full fee: £359.00Senior fee: £287.00Concession: £219.00
Course Date: Thu 27 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
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 beginners photography course you will learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO, colour balance, photo composition, lighting, and shooting inside and outdoors.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £329.00
Course Date: Fri 28 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - 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. Please note: this course has a break week on Friday 20th October.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £179.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Fri 28 Sep 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioIntroducing tutor-led photography sessions that can be booked individually as required. To book individual sessions book your place via Eventbrite at £30 per session:
Or book the whole course via Build and enjoy a new subject every week. Build on your existing skills and discover new ways of working.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £299.00
Course Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to edit video like a professional? Get to grips with industry software Adobe Premiere Pro, learning the basic principles and technical skills of editing movie footage. Discover the conventions of professional editing, explore how to construct a narrative, and try your hand at basic cutting techniques to produce seamless videos on your own computer.
See what you could create – view a selection of film and animation work made on our Vimeo site.Full fee: £269.00Senior fee: £269.00Concession: £269.00
Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioThinking of taking your photography professional but daunted by running your own business? Get to grips with the basics in this workshop covering a range of vital business skills, from finance to marketing, to help you establish your own successful photographic practice.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Tue 2 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to colour correct your footage using tools and effects in Final Cut Pro X for a consistent and professional looking project on this introductory course.Full fee: £69.00Senior fee: £55.00Concession: £42.00
Course Date: Tue 2 Oct 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioLearn how to use Photoshop to enhance your photographs. Explore basic retouching techniques including enhancing colour, removing unwanted items, clearing skin imperfections and reshaping objects and people.Full fee: £129.00Senior fee: £103.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetGood sound is key to successful film making. Learn how to use a zoom recorder to record voices and ambient sound and Premiere Pro cc to import and perform some basic sound edits.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00
Course Date: Fri 5 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetUsed to using Adobe Lightroom to manage your photos but looking to advance your skills? Get even more out of this essential software for photographers by exploring its functions in more depth and getting to grips with more complex elements, all with an expert tutor on hand to troubleshoot your questions.Full fee: £329.00Senior fee: £329.00Concession: £329.00
Course Date: Mon 8 Oct 2018 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioAlready 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.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.
Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £183.00Concession: £140.00
Course Date: Mon 8 Oct 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioA picture paints a thousand words. Get a fascinating insight into the world of documentary photography and photojournalism and develop your creative ability to communicate through photographs. Work on assignments and location shoots, develop your technique and style, and explore the practical, theoretical and ethical dimensions of photojournalism.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £359.00Senior fee: £287.00Concession: £219.00