Level 1

Introduction to Photography


10 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Jan 2022


Adult 19+



If you're interested in developing your photography skills as a passion, or as the start of an exciting career, this course will get you started.

You'll learn the basics of photography, the equipment you'll need, or how to make the most of the equipment you have. We'll also look at the composition of images, how to develop them, and how to edit digital images in Photoshop.

By the end of this course you will have gained a good understanding of both digital and traditional photography. You'll be able to command the darkroom process and use Photoshop to edit your work.

The sessions will be assessed through practical visual assessment and you'll be given constructive feedback from your tutor through

Our tutors have strong industry experience and knowledge of current industry requirements to ensure your learning is current. You'll also learn in our £15m East London Institute of Technology, with industry leading facilities.

This course can lead to employment, or the opportunity to continue your studies at a higher level. Our Photography course offer extends through into Higher Education level, enabling you to study at degree-level on your doorstep.

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.