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Photography Summer School - 5 Days

Photography Summer School - 5 Days

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, you will delve into Documentary, Lifestyle, Portrait and Dance and Movement-based photography. Develop an efficient workflow and start putting together your own portfolio using the assignments throughout the week.

To attend this photography course you should know your camera's functions well and have a good understanding of shutter speed, ISO and aperture.

Hear what our students have to say


The tutor had a great way of teaching that allowed us to understand the technical side of photography and then put it into practice.

Hannah


Photography Summer School Course Content

Part of our summer schools programme, during our Photography Summer Courses you will:

  • Learn how to critique your own work
  • Enhance your camera skills and techniques
  • Experiment with a range of photography genres
  • Work with natural and studio lighting
  • Explore storytelling and the aesthetics of photography
  • Develop your individual voice
  • Refine your workflow
  • Progress in the development of your portfolio, with critique from your tutor
  • Learn how to prepare and produce your work for printing

Type

Digital Photography

Training

Some experience necessary: a good understanding of ISO, shutter speed and aperture

Equipment

Bring a camera with full manual controls and good shoes. Bring a flash and tripod if available to you

Photography Summer Course Content

DAY ONE

On day one you will be focusing on Documentary and Street Photography.

Take to the streets of London to learn about Documentary and Street photography. Now you’ve developed the technique and skills start to think about your personal style.

  • Learn how to capture moments in time that tell a story
  • Play with the composition rules you’ve learnt earlier in the week to give your images personality

DAY TWO

For day two you will be looking at Lifestyle Photography. You’ll learn how to take stunning lifestyle images - from products to food - and see how commercial product photography works.

  • Use creative set-ups and arrangements for close up product shots
  • Use aperture to create interesting backdrops to give texture
  • Learn how to light a product with natural/artificial lighting

DAY THREE

The different aspects of Portrait Photography will be the focus of day three. Working with a portrait photographer you’ll develop your own style whilst practicing a range of different techniques.

  • Experiment with aperture to capture different emotions in your portraits
  • Work with natural and artificial lighting to give your portrait a different feel
  • Play with composition and framing to create different images
  • Learn how to work with a model to give you the photo you want

DAY FOUR

Learn about the intricacies of Dance and Movement Photography during day four. You’ll work with a dancer to capture moments of inspiration.

  • Develop your timing skills and work on your ‘decisive moment’
  • Use shutter speed creatively to freeze or blur motion
  • Experiment with camera modes: manual and shutter/aperture priority

DAY FIVE

Having looked at and tried a range of photography styles throughout the week, the last day of the course will look at Portfolio building and Workflow.

  • Learn basic editing principles to enhance your images
  • Receive individual critique and feedback from your tutor on selected images

Portfolio

As part of our course you will get to choose five of your pictures to be professionally printed.

HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS:

Our students talk us through what they learnt over the 5 days, about their camera, and themselves!

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
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Email Address*
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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. Please note bookings are non-transferable after 72 hours.
(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 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.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

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. Please note bookings are non-transferable after 72 hours.
(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 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.

Photography Summer School – 5 Days Venues


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Photography Summer School – 5 Days 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.

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