We offer Art and Design courses from Level 1 upwards, with our specialist photography pathways available at Level 3, Higher National Diploma and a BA (Hons) in partnership with Bournemouth University. Focusing on project work, you'll cover a diverse range of subjects including darkroom skills and studio techniques, portraiture, lighting and studio set-up, location photography, advertising and layout design, digital work and editing and digital photography. The Level 3 qualification will allow you to develop traditional silver-based and digital photographic skills, and makes the perfect foundation for studying photography at university.
If you dream of a creative career in the competitive world of graphics and photography, our hands-on courses will give you a head start in building your skills, exploring your talents and developing your portfolio.
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Mark Leary is an award-winning film-maker and photographer. A contemporary artist, he is an observer of the everyday – capturing the minutiae of life and translating it into moments of magic.
With his unique colour palette and beautiful lighting, Mark creates a familiar (almost nostalgic) feeling to his work whilst pertaining relevance to a modern, stylised aesthetic. His work has been described as dreamlike and displaying a magical quality whilst conveying universal concepts of wonder, adventure, exploration and mindfulness.
Mark works with a mixture of both analogue large-format film and digital capture along with traditional darkroom printing techniques and digital manipulation to produce each piece. His final pieces are output as either still or moving images.