Digital Photography Advanced

Start Date:27/04/2022Day:Thursday
Time:7.00-9.00pmDuration:8 weeks

About the course

This course is suitable for those who wish to develop their digital photography skills further. We will cover advanced functions of DSLR and mirrorless cameras through practical exploration. You can expect to learn:

  • What focusing modes are and further advanced focusing techniques
  • What metering modes are and how to meter light to enable you to use manual mode
  • How to use popular camera filters, including ND, polarizing, creative portrait and close up filters
  • Macro photography, including the difference between close up, extension and macro
  • HDR photography and advanced editing techniques

We will explore a range of photographic genres and techniques including panning, silhouettes, landscape/architecture, portraiture and macro.


Learners will attend weekly lessons in college.

You will need a DSLR or Mirrorless camera capable of shooting in Aperture Priority and Shutter Speed Priority for this course. Please do get in contact if you are unsure if your camera meets this requirement. A tripod would be beneficial, so please bring one if you have one.

Learners also benefit from access to the college library during our evening opening times, including computers, study stations, print-based and electronic learning materials, printers and scanners.

Course suitability

Students wishing to take the Advanced Digital Photography course should have a good understanding of the camera’s priority modes and knowledge of how ISO and white balance affect photographs.


How to apply

If you wish to apply, please click here or call or email us if you have any questions on 01403 216597 or


Course fees are the same for all students – there are no concessions available. The course fee is due at the point of booking to secure a place on the course.

For further details, pleases see our Fees and Funding page.