This course has an emphasis on practical hands-on work and will provide
you with an experience that balances the development of both the creative and
technical skills involved in the creation of photographic imagery.
As new emerging young creatives you will be introduced to the full creative
potential of the photographic medium. Our team of specialist practitioners will
support you in your development as image makers by providing you with a
foundation of technical, creative and academic knowledge.
You will be introduced to the contemporary and historical themes that
underpin contemporary photographic practice, providing you with the knowledge to
progress successfully onto our media, moving image and photography degree course
or gain employment in the creative industries.
You will work on live client briefs, such as producing advertising stills for
commercial clients and working with models to produce look books. Your work will
be exhibited in our photography festival, published on our online photography
website gallery with the possibility of being entered into national and global
You will develop a range of skills including:
- Studio Photography including Portraiture, Advertising and Experimental
- Traditional Photographic Methods and Darkroom practice
- Digital Photographic Processes
- Industry-standard Software including Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and
- A Professional Portfolio for Progression into Higher Education or Work in
the Creative Industries
Degree in Media, Moving Image and Photography at UCR, Rotherham or progress onto an alternative course at UCR or alternate university.