Photography allows you to combine creativity with technical skills, and specialise in a sector that interests you; from corporate photography to fashion and editorial to weddings and events. A course in photography will introduce you to the exciting variety of digital arts materials, techniques and new technology applications; plus an insight into the different roles the industry offers.

Course Information

  • Levels available 2 / 3
  • Start Date 02/09/2019
  • Course Ref PHOTO
  • Location Bletchley Campus
  • Fees N/A

If you are over 19+ then please contact us for more information

What will I do?

Your photography course will help you to develop your technical and creative skills, whilst also focusing on your future career. You will learn to use professional digital media suites and software, work on real live projects, enjoy guest speakers and industry workshops. You can expect to work predominantly in our industry standard photography studio, getting to grips with new and advanced lighting and studio equipment. In short, you’ll have everything you need to kick start your career. You will have access to all College equipment, including the studio, lighting equipment and expert advice from industry experienced teachers.

At level 2 you will study Digital Arts, which will offer you an introduction into digital image creation through the fields of illustration, graphics, video, animation and photography. On successful completion of the level 2 you can then move on to study either photography or graphic design at Level 3.

What's next?

As part of your course, you’ll work on live briefs and undertake work experience. This will not only help you build industry contacts but also enhance your portfolio of work, which will be crucial to show off your skill set to future employers or clients. You could start out as a photography assistant and gain experience in the workplace, or continue at College on the HNC or HND Photography course after your Level 3 qualification.

Is it for me?

Do you know what makes a good photograph? Can you tell when an image is too heavily edited? If you’ve got a knack for finding the right angle and finding the beautiful in the ordinary, a career in photography can offer you a diverse and fulfilling career. With opportunities ranging from self-employment to travelling all over the world, you must be dedicated to the profession to succeed, and be willing to learn at every opportunity. Self-expression and practicality are key, and you will need to be up to date with technical advancements in the industry.


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