Level 1

Introduction to Digital Photography


10 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Nov 2021


Adult 19+



Are you an Instagram fanatic, interested in Mobile Tech pictures or have a desire to capture life in imagery - then this is the course for you? Alongside traditional image-making, we have included contemporary image capture to start you on your voyage of discovery in the photographic and image-producing world

Our short evening course provides a fantastic introduction to digital photography. This fun, relaxed, sociable and informal course will show you how to get the best from your camera.

You'll need access to your own digital (single lens reflex) camera and a memory stick or hard drive for storage.

You will learn about:

  • Seeing, interpreting and composing an image
  • Exposure adjustments
  • Special effects including black and white photography
  • Introduction to image manipulation software (such as Photoshop) cropping an image, straightening an image and red eye correction
  • Output to printer

Assessment is ongoing with no exams.

No previous experience or knowledge is required – just an enthusiasm for learning about photography!

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.