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Creative Photography and Portfolio Development (Beginners)

Key course information

Photography and Graphics


10 weeks

Part time


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Course Overview

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn how to use their camera to take a technically correct image.

What will I learn?

This course will be broken into an assortment of modules. On completion you should be able to construct a subject and take a technically correct image. The following topics will be covered in this course:

• Learning about different photography genres and photographers
• Types
• Uses
• Aperture, Exposure and ISO
• Modes – Lighting – natural / flash
• Hardware
• Composition
• Rule of thirds
• Shape / Silhouette
• Texture
• Dutch angles
• Aperture, Manual, shutter, Programme, Priorities
• Portraits
• Image analysis
• Low light photography
• Legality
• Consent forms
• Professional bodies
• Q&A

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Homework will be given to reinforce your learning.

Additional Costs and Information

You should bring with you:
• Camera
• Camera ancillaries such as battery, cable, flash etc.

This course runs on one day per week at the Salisbury Campus and the dates are:
13.01.22-24.03.22 Thursday 18:00-21:00
05.05.22-14.07.22 Thursday 18:00-21:00

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

You could enrol on Creative Photography & Portfolio Development (Improvers) to further develop your photography skills.

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