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Thank you for your interest in one of our Digital Photography courses. Admissions for courses will take place at our Centre for Lifelong Learning.

PLEASE NOTE: COURSES START FROM 25 JANUARY 2018
For information about admission times, course dates and pricing please view this PDF.
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Assessments will be taking place on 10th July 2pm-4pm at the Centre for Lifelong Learning in room 5.12

Digital Photography Introduction

LL9X18MT

Digital Photography - Introduction

About the course

This is a 10 week course, a total of 20 hours for beginners. The course covers skills needed for taking digital photos and enhancing them digitally using image manipulation software such as Photoshop.

Good computer skills and a genuine interest in digital photography and image editing.

Topics include:

  • Choosing a camera
  • Functions and controls of the camera
  • Composition
  • Lighting
  • Loading photos onto your computer
  • Editing photos with Photoshop
  • Cropping
  • Resizing
  • Red eye removal
  • Noise and scratches filters 
  • Brightness & contrast
  • Shadows & highlights
  • Converting to black and white
  • Using layers
  • Adding text
  • Dodge & burn

Students are informally assessed on their coursework and can achieve a City and Islington Level 1 Digital Photography Certificate.

You can take one of our other introductory or intermediate media courses in Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite etc. or progress to an intermediate course in this subject area.

Further Information 1

There will be future enrolments on this course on 12/01/2017 and 20/04/2017

I was able to express myself on the course

Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis

Studied: A Levels in Photography, English and Politics

Destination: BA in Photographic Art at the Arts University Bournemouth

She said: "City and Islington encouraged me to be myself, get creative and provided an amazing programme of study. I was able to express myself on the course and if I hadn't gone there, I wouldn't be where I am today. I would advise anyone to take the course, and consider the arts an option for higher education."

Course information

Start date
(see other dates)
18 April 2019

Select your preferred start date

Course level
Entry Level
Course code
LL9X18C18CS
Start date
18/04/19
End date
27/06/19
Duration
13
Centre
Lifelong Learning
Unfunded
Tuition
£155.00
How to apply

How to apply

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