Photography image AOur suite of Photography courses is comprised of three distict modules each being delivered as a one-session-per-week course. Depending on your requirements, interests and availability, you may enrol on any number of these separate modules to suit your needs.

Photography: Practice & Theory

This course will focus on how to get the best photographs from your camera.

Course objectives

  • Through the study of the genres of portrait, landscape and documentary photography you will gain an in-depth technical knowledge of your digital and analogue cameras and will develop your own photographic technique;
  • You will learn how to enhance and edit your photographs in PhotoShop;
  • You will be introduced to the work of leading contemporary practitioners of photography and will analyse the camera technique in their photographs;
  • You will work on a series of assignments that challenge you to find creative solutions to technical problems

Students will end this course with a portfolio of pictures that will form the foundation of their own online blog or website.

Proposed syllabus*
SessionTopic
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2  Using your Camera: Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO
Week 3  Using your Camera: Portrait Technique
Week 4 Using your Camera: Landscape Technique
Week 5 Using your Camera: Reportage Technique
Week 6 Field Trip
Week 7 Daylight and Lowlight Photography. Using Flash
Week 8 Promoting Your Work - Creating a website
* This programme may be subject to some alteration to take account of the requirements, interests and abilities of the group
Session subjects

Please carefully review the programme timetableterm dates and fees & enrolment information before clicking on the booking link.

Questions regarding the content and teaching of the above course should be addressed directly to the course tutor, Ms Honey Salvadori, h.salvadori@imperial.ac.uk
N.B: Enrolment starts 1 March 2019