Introduction to Photography - Classroom & Outdoors


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Looking to get out of Auto? This course is perfect for anyone using a DSLR, CSC, Mirrorless, Advanced Compact, Bridge or any Camera with Manual controls. We help you get to grips with aperture, shutter and ISO settings, enabling you to take full control of your camera. There will be opportunities to ask questions, as well as lots of practical exercises, so you can test out new skills and techniques.

On The Day

This day is designed to help you get more from your digital camera, whether you are new to photography or have had your camera a while and wondering what the different controls allow you to do. During the day the trainer will cover a range of topics related to the fundamentla controls of photography, encouraging you to get the best from your camera and take your first steps in moving away from Auto.

What happens on the day?

With a variety of theory and practical, these topics are delivered in a fun, enthusiastic and jargon-free style. By the end of the day you will feel confident controlling your camera and have improved your photographic knowledge, skills and techniques. Training lasts for approximately 6 hours which will include time for breaks.

Who will be there on the day?

The training will be led by a member of our Award Winning Academy Training Team. All our Trainers are experienced photographers and have a broad knowledge of all cameras to ensure you get the best from the day.

What do I need?

No previous knowledge about Photography is required.

Please note that the 6 hours does include a lunch break. Lunch is not provided within the price.

Full Terms and Conditions

Recommended Equipment

Equiment Required: Memory Cards
Memory Cards
Equiment Required: Batteries
Equiment Required: Advanced Compact
Advanced Compact
Equiment Required: DSLR
Equiment Required: Mirrorless Camera
Mirrorless Camera
Equiment Required: Bridge Camera
Bridge Camera


Course venue

The Warehouse,
54-57 Allison Street,
B5 5TH

Available dates

5th August 2023
4th November 2023

Course venue

L3/5 Buchanan Galleries,
6 Sauchiehall Street,
G2 3GF

Available dates

25th June 2023
3rd September 2023
24th September 2023

Course venue

Jessops Kingston,
18/20 Thames Street,

Available dates

1st July 2023
20th July 2023
18th August 2023
23rd September 2023

Course venue

St Johns Parish Centre,
21 Housley Park,
S35 2UE

Available dates

29th July 2023
14th October 2023
2nd December 2023


  • Great Course!

    Great Course!

    30 July 2017
    “Perfect lesson taught by a perfect trainer!”
  • Enjoyable


    03 January 2018
    “Really enjoyed this course, looking forward to practising what we have learnt”
  • Very Useful

    Very Useful

    12 January 2018
    “Highly informative and useful. Not intimidating for beginners. The tutor was really approachable and kind.”
  • A Fantastic Day

    A Fantastic Day

    27 January 2018
    “A fantastic one day course! The tutor was brilliant at explaining what was, to me, a new subject and made it easy to follow”

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