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Documentary Photography

Documentary Photography

Our Documentary Photography courses are perfect for photographers to develop their documentary storytelling and photojournalism and produce strong reportage work.

The main focus of our course is to produce a photo essay on a given theme, based on current affairs and social issues in London. Throughout the workshop, you will be mentored by our documentary photographer with significant curatorial experience who will guide you through hints, tips and practical advice.

Join the City Academy Photography Facebook Group and follow our Instagram page City Academy Photography to find out the latest news about all of our photography courses and classes and to chat with our past and present photography students.

Documentary Photography Course Content

On location with your tutor, you will receive hints, tips and practical advice covering:

  • Introduction to documentary photography theory and a brief history
  • Popular styles and creative composition
  • Choosing a topical and interesting subject
  • Visual criticism, debates and new visual writings
  • Developing powerful storytelling
  • Ethics and safety while working in the field
  • Planning and building your portfolio for an exhibition or publication

Styles

Documentary photography focuses on capturing events or environments which are significant and relevant to historical events as well as everyday life.

Equipment

You will be required to bring your own DSLR or Camera with full manual controls

YOU WILL NEED:

You should come with the following equipment

  • DSLR or Mirrorless camera with full manual controls
  • Camera manual (to locate your settings)
  • Fully charged battery
  • Empty memory card
  • Light rucksack or camera bag
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lightweight tripod (optional)

Not sure if you have the right camera? Why not call our office to check on 0207 042 8833 or email info@city-academy.com.

Join the City Academy Photography Facebook Group and follow our Instagram page City Academy Photography to find out the latest news about all of our photography courses and classes and to chat with our past and present photography students.

What our students have said:

Excellent Documentary photography Course, a very inspiring and knowledgable teacher.


CLASSES STARTING SOON


DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
6 Feb - 8 Feb Sat 10:30-16:30 2 days Toby Glanville The Audition House £249.00
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Our students talk us through what they learnt over the 5 days, about their camera, and themselves!

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
6 Feb - 8 Feb Sat 10:30-16:30 2 days Toby Glanville The Audition House £249.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online, or quote the code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
6 Feb - 8 Feb Sat 10:30-16:30 2 days Toby Glanville The Audition House £249.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online, or quote the code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Documentary Photography Venues


Documentary Photography tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

PHOTOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOLS

Take your pictures to the next level with our five-day Photography Summer School. Gaining a further understanding of the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography.

FILMMAKING SUMMER SCHOOLS

Use state of the art filmmaking and post-production equipment to write, direct and edit a short film in the Adult Filmmaking Summer School

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