Introduction to Photography – Getting off Auto for Adults

Course Code: Q265856

Key Information

  • Course type

    Hobby & Leisure

  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:


  • Duration:

    5 weeks

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:


You will learn about the manual settings of the digital camera to help build confidence when photographing in off of auto mode. This course is suitable for complete beginners who have an interest in photography.

It will be beneficial if you use your own digital camera, although we have spare cameras for students to use if necessary.

There are no formal entry requirements to join this course.

Classes are three hours long, held over five weeks.

Your progress will be assessed by your course tutor through a variety of soft skills, including participation in classroom discussions, activities and group work, completion of homework and regular attendance.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

You could progress on to one of the many photography & editing courses we offer, such as Wildlife Photography, Intro to Adobe - Photoshop and Lightroom or Street Photography, to name but a few!

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