Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

Introduction to Photography - P017

12 Quays Part Time Level 1

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The course is designed to introduce anyone with an interest in photography to the finer skills of composition and use of light as well as providing an introduction to the many different genres such as portraits, landscape, commercial, fine art and street photography. There is also an opportunity to carry out some darkroom practice.

Course Details

The course will include skills based workshops and a final project. The opportunity for continuation on further 5 week courses with follow on modules will be possible.

Entry Guidelines

There are no formal entry criteria.

You should have a general interest in photography.

I.T. skills are essential.

Communication and numeracy skills would be useful.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office use only. Non Standard 12a.
Equipment Required

Students should possess a Digital 35mm cameral (DSLR) or a fully manual compact camera for this course.

Assessment Method

Assessments continue throughout the course both in practical and theory sessions.

Additional Information

You will produce several images from set assignments covering all aspects of photographic theory which allows the learner to progress with confidence.

Where can I progress to?
Progression to HND or HNC Photography courses, and also Creative Media are available at the college.

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Book a Place

If you are aged 19 or over:

There are no discounts available for this course

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £275.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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