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: Wed 21 Feb 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetWant to improve the quality and impact of your digital prints? Learn the basics of preparing your work for single prints or editions, including the merits of inkjet/giclée and C-type prints, printer software, and online printing. We'll guide you through print tests and different papers, enabling you to achieve the best possible presentation for your images.
** Please bring a few of your own images to the first class on a memory stick.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £54.00
Course Date: Wed 21 Feb 2018
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: £179.00Concession: £109.00
Course Date: Thu 22 Feb 2018 (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 25 Feb 2018
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: £79.00
Course Date: Mon 26 Feb 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioDiscover 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: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Fri 2 Mar 2018
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 domestic and contemporary. Explore the equipment and composition, and discover editing and processing techniques to produce your own professional-looking images.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Sat 3 Mar 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioWant to delve deeper into photography? This comprehensive foundation course covers everything you could want to know, led by field experts in our dedicated photography studio. Get to know your camera, learn traditional and digital techniques, explore the background to different genres, try out industry software, and gain key skills to get you started in the workplace or to apply for a Higher Education course in photography.
See what you could create – view a selection of work made on our photography courses.Full fee: £1,899.00Senior fee: £1,899.00Concession: £1,158.00
Course Date: Mon 5 Mar 2018
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 7 Mar 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn this continuation of editing with Premiere we look at more advanced editing tools like trimming and motion properties, and turn our attention to some of the core principles that govern narrative structure.Full fee: £299.00Senior fee: £239.00Concession: £182.00
Course Date: Thu 8 Mar 2018
Location on this date: PS - Photography StudioFluent in Photoshop but want to advance your skills further? Explore some of the more sophisticated techniques of Photoshop essential for professional and aspiring photographers. Speed up your workflow, increase your ability to edit and enhance images and experiment with more complex techniques, for confident, impressive results.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Tue 27 Mar 2018
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: Mon 9 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetEver struggle to send your videos out to family and friends? This quick one-day course introduces the basics of video compression: using the software effectively and judging appropriate formats to use. An essential course to make sharing your films as painless as possible.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £47.00Concession: £36.00
Course Date: Wed 11 Apr 2018
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: Thu 12 Apr 2018 (and 2 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: £249.00Senior fee: £249.00Concession: £152.00
Course Date: Thu 12 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
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: £299.00Senior fee: £299.00Concession: £299.00