Creative Digital SLR Photography

Code Duration Start Day Time Tutor Fee Venue Concessions
VPPHZ314 8 weeks 2nd May 2019 Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Richard Gaskill £120 Varndean College No
VPPHX525 8 weeks 19th Sep 2019 Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm £120 Varndean College No
VPPHY716 8 weeks 23rd Jan 2020 Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Richard Gaskill £120 Varndean College No
VPPHZ911 8 weeks 30th Apr 2020 Thursday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Richard Gaskill £120 Varndean College No

Course Information

Who Is This For?
This course is aimed at people who are interested in digital photography and wish to develop creative compositions. You will require a digital SLR camera or compact digital camera with full SLR functions. This course is ideally suited to those that have some experience using their digital camera and familiarity with using computers. If you have very limited experience in using computers it would be advisable to under-take a basic IT course before enrolling on this programme.
What Will I Learn?
By the end of the course you should be able to: 1. Confidently use your camera modes and menus. 2. Understand the principles of, aperture, shutter speeds, exposure. 2. Demonstrate a practical understanding of camera technique and composition. 3. Confidently edit your digital files (selecting your best images) 3. Demonstrate a basic understanding of managing your digital files. 4. Confidently downloading images. 5. Confidently printing your images in a variety of methods. 6. Demonstrate an awareness of making creative photographs
Content of the Course
Expand your knowledge and understanding of digital workflow, camera functions, composition, editing, file management, digital printing and photo shoots.
Assessment Details
Tutor assessment
Teaching Methods
The course is tutor led but you will also be working on your own individual project and in a larger group setting.
What's Next?
Other Photography courses

Financial Information

If your course costs more than £200 you may apply to pay in three instalments.

You must complete and sign an instalment form. The first payment will be taken on application, followed by a further payment at the start of the course and a final payment 2 months later. Please note that a handling charge of 10% of the course fee (up to a maximum of £30) is added to all instalment payments. You will still be liable for the full cost of the course if you leave the course prior to all instalments being paid. Please contact the Registry Department on 01273 546604 for further information.

No refunds are given once a course has started. If a course is cancelled by the college you will receive a full refund of all fees paid. If you decide to cancel your enrolment before the class starts your payment will be refunded less a 20% administration charge (up to a maximum of £50). If you decide to cancel your enrolment for a Saturday workshop less than 72 hours before the class your payment will be refunded less an 80% administration charge.


Please ring the Adult Education office on 01273 546602 for further information.