Type
22 courses
Photography

Advanced Practice Photography

Advanced Practice photographers offers self-motivated photographers the opportunity to expand on their effective use of technique and visual language in photography through a broad thematic exploration of photography with the scope to pursue individual interests. You will benefit from both regular group photography shoots, critiques and reflection on outcomes you have made, and tutor consultation to advance your individual photographic style while also enabling you to challenge yourself outside of potential comfort zones in the progress to create more powerful images that are informed...

08/11/2024 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 29 weeks - £819 - C02146-242501

Curating, Editing and Exhibiting Photographs

This course is for anyone wishing to gain better skills to exhibit their photographs, you may be a photographer, freelancer or working within photo journalism.

This course teaches you the three stages to best show off your photographs. First, selection, editing and visual story telling. Second, the best specialist paper and framing technique to use for maximum impact. Finally, where and how to exhibit, whether this be a blank wall at home, local public space, or exhibition. Your photographs are original, and this course will encourage you to premiere them powerfully.

09/06/2025 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £151 - C02806-242501

Digital Photography - Intermediate

This intermediate level course focuses on giving you a deeper understanding of exposure with aim of getting you comfortable using your camera in manual mode. It also takes a deeper look into various aspects of composition to give you the tools to make better creative choices when taking photographs.

15/01/2025 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £224 - C01745-242501
30/04/2025 - Wed (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £224 - C01745-242502

Digital Photography - The Basics

If you are looking for an informative guide on how to use your DSLR camera, bring it along to this comprehensive introduction. Over a term you will become increasingly familiar with the various settings on your camera equipment.

Our course is designed to give you a better understanding of what your camera can do and how to do it. The introduction covers the basic controls, making you more confident with the camera, while also illustrating and putting into practice what effect these controls have on the photograph.

This course is geared towards getting you more comfortable and...

10/09/2024 - Tue (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £268 - C03202-242501

Intermediate Photography

Do you have a good understanding of your camera but want to discover more about the different functions and settings? This exciting course will give you a greater insight into the possibilities of your camera, and will develop your photography skills to an intermediate level.

03/03/2025 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £141 - C03000-242501
23/06/2025 - Mon (10:00-14:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 4 weeks - £150 - C03000-242502

Intermediate Photography: Portfolio

For experienced intermediate photographers wanting to further refine their skills, knowledge and understanding in photography while building up a selection of photographic work responding to different projects themes and subjects. This course will push your abilities into an advanced level and provide you with the opportunity to pursue access routes to photography courses in higher education or support the professionalism of your photographic practice.

Push your photography abilities to the next level.

09/01/2025 - Thu (13:00-16:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £259/FREE - C03102-242501

Introduction to Digital Photography

If you are looking for an informative guide on how to use your DSLR camera, bring it along to this comprehensive introduction. Over a term you will become increasingly familiar with the various settings on your camera equipment.

Our course is designed to give you a better understanding of what your camera can do and how to take great photos. The introduction covers the basic controls, making you more confident with the camera, while also illustrating and putting into practice what effect these controls have on the photograph.

This course is geared towards getting you more...

10/09/2024 - Tue (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £268 - C00169-242501
14/01/2025 - Tue (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £250 - C00169-242502
29/04/2025 - Tue (18:30-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 11 weeks - £250 - C00169-242503

Introduction to Sewing & Clothesmaking

This Course is a 5/6-week block of 3 hour introductory lessons for beginners new to sewing and clothesmaking. You will be shown how to thread up and use the sewing machine and work on the group projects in each course. There are 2 different 6 week courses available each term - Part 1 - Making a cushion cover and an A line skirt Autumn Term Part 1 commences 12.09.22 Spring Term Part 1 commences 09.01.23 Summer Term Part 1 commences 17.04.23 Part 2 - Making a tote bag and a simple top Autumn Term Part 2 commences 31.10.22 Spring Term Part 2 commences 20.02.23 Summer Term Part 2 commences 05....

09/09/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 7 weeks - £216 - A00127-242501
04/11/2024 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00127-242502
06/01/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00127-242503
24/02/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00127-242504
02/06/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00127-242505

Landscape and Nature Photography

Our beginner-friendly course explores essential techniques for nature and landscape photography. Learn about composition, lighting, and editing to take your outdoor shots to the next level.

30/04/2025 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £141 - C03160-242501
12/06/2025 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £141 - C03160-242502

Level 2 Award in Creative Photography

Level 2 specialist courses are designed to give adult learners the knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare them for employment or further study at level 3 or 4.

The Level 2 Certificate in Photography is designed to give you the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding you need to progress towards professional practice or further academic study of photography. You will gain an in-depth experience of the techniques, disciplines and issues within the contemporary photography field and use this to build a portfolio for application to higher level courses or your own...

02/10/2024 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 16 weeks - £447/FREE - C00847-242501
13/01/2025 - Mon (10:00-14:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 12 weeks - £447/FREE - C00847-242502
05/03/2025 - Wed (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 16 weeks - £447/FREE - C00847-242503

Photography - Level 1 Award

This Level 1 qualification course gives you the opportunity to discover and explore photography using digital cameras to produce creative images successfully. It will give you the opportunity to explore photography processes and techniques along with contextual links between photography and historical art genres using appropriate visual language including still life, portrait, landscape, composition and other formal elements.

Once completed you will receive the UAL Level 1 Award in Art, Design and Media.

23/09/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £294/FREE - C00465-242501
14/01/2025 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £294/FREE - C00465-242502
29/04/2025 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £294/FREE - C00465-242503

Photography for Beginners

This is an introductory course at our Hillcroft campus, which will give you the practical skillset and the confidence to take great photos. You do not need to have a DSLR camera; a compact camera or smartphone is otherwise suitable.

23/09/2024 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C02843-242501
13/01/2025 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C02843-242502
12/05/2025 - Mon (13:30-16:30) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 5 weeks - £148 - C02843-242503

Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

This course is aimed at intermediate and advanced photographers looking to learn how to create a photographic body of work based on a single subject. It will explore how photography can be used as tool to explore different themes and how a series of images can be used to construct both linear and non-linear narratives.

17/09/2024 - Tue (12:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £278 - C03099-242501
03/10/2024 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £278 - C03099-242502
14/01/2025 - Tue (12:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £278 - C03099-242503
23/01/2025 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £278 - C03099-242504
01/05/2025 - Thu (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 10 weeks - £278 - C03099-242505

Planting Design - Introduction

This is an intensive introduction to choosing great plant combinations to suit your outdoor spaces to give them colour and interest throughout the year.

This course will develop your skills and techniques so you design anything from containers for balcony and patio areas, through to borders for a full garden design.

15/11/2024 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £98 - A00057-242501
07/03/2025 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £98 - A00057-242502
13/06/2025 - Fri (10:00-12:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £98 - A00057-242503

Portrait Photography

This course is an introduction to the equipment and techniques of studio photography. Through portraiture and still life you will be exploring the basics of using a lighting set up through practical exercises.

15/01/2025 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £141 - C03161-242502
18/01/2025 - Sat (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £141 - C03161-242501

Printmaking - Linocut Intermediate

Discover the full potential of lino in this grounded, yet experimental course!

You will develop your linocutting skills with the production of multi-coloured prints using the reduction process, as well as by creating more complex prints through the layering and combining of other printing techniques. An explorative and experimental approach is encouraged and nurtured through collaborative discussions and step-by-step tutor demonstrations. This is an ongoing course which runs over 3 terms. Each term will consist of the producing of a multi-coloured linoprint, and then progress into...

24/02/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00059-242501
02/06/2025 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00059-242502

Printmaking - Monoprint for Beginners

A fun and informative beginners level introduction to monoprints - a print process where you make one of prints that are unique rather than in multiples. Mainly a hand drawn process, monoprints are an excellent way to move your interest in drawing and painting into a new creative approach. On this course you will learn and discover what monoprints are and how to make them by starting off with basic monoprinting techniques and working up to produce more layered and complex outcomes.

26/02/2025 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00060-242501
04/06/2025 - Wed (09:30-12:30) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 6 weeks - £188 - A00060-242502

Seasonal Gardening What and When to Plant (Hillcroft)

New to gardening and wondering what you need to be doing in your garden at different times in the year? Whether its flowers, vegetables or shrubs you re interested in, this series of workshops can help get you started or develop your gardening knowledge to make your garden even better. You can take each one individually or all 3 to help you throughout the growing year.

31/03/2025 - Mon (13:00-16:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £38 - A00062-242501
13/06/2025 - Fri (10:00-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 1 weeks - £38 - A00062-242502

Smartphone Photography - How to take great pictures with your phone

Explore smartphone photography essentials in our expert-led course. Learn about the importance of composition, lighting, and exposure principles, as well as in-built editing apps. Whether you?re a beginner or aiming to enhance skills, capture extraordinary photos using just your smartphone

13/11/2024 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £91/FREE - C02386-242501
05/03/2025 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £136 - C02386-242502
11/06/2025 - Wed (14:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £136 - C02386-242503

Starting a Photography Business

This course provides practical skills and insights for photography enthusiasts aiming to start a freelance business or enhance their existing ventures. Covering topics such as product photography, visual storytelling, and marketing strategies, this 5-week evening course equips participants with the tools needed to succeed in the business world

14/11/2024 - Thu (18:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £91/FREE - C03197-242501
12/06/2025 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 5 weeks - £91/FREE - C03197-242502

Studio Photography for Beginners

This course is an introduction to the equipment and techniques of studio photography. Through portraiture and still life you will be exploring the basics of using a lighting set up through practical exercises.

03/05/2025 - Sat (10:00-16:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 3 weeks - £159 - C01479-242501

The Sewing Workshop - Beginners (Hillcroft)

This Course is a series of 3 hour lessons for beginners. You will be shown how to thread up and
use the sewing machine and join in the group projects in each course.
There are 2 different 5 or 6 week courses available each term, and they change every term so that
you can cover a wide variety of projects throughout the year -

Autumn Term:
Part 1 - making a cushion cover and a large tote bag - 5 weeks
Part 2 - making an A line skirt- 6 weeks
Spring Term:
Part 3 - making a pair of elasticated/ drawstring trousers or shorts - 5 weeks
Part...

09/09/2024 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 7 weeks - £216 - A00132-242501
06/01/2025 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £188 - A00132-242502
24/02/2025 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £188 - A00132-242503
28/04/2025 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £188 - A00132-242504
02/06/2025 - Mon (18:00-21:00) - Hillcroft Campus, Surbiton - 6 weeks - £188 - A00132-242505