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Photography to DSLR Skills - (September Start) (Evening)

Fashion, Art and Design

Course ID: 169793

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • Unlock the full potential of your DSLR camera and take your photography skills to new heights.
  • This course is designed for photography enthusiasts who want to master the art of DSLR camera operation.
  • Duration: 25th September 2023 - 22nd December 2023 (excluding half terms and holidays).
  • Timing: Weekly sessions on Wednesdays (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm).
  • Location: The City of Liverpool College, The Arts Centre, Myrtle Street, L7 7JA.

What to expect from the course

The course is a practical programme of study which is delivered 2hrs per week. The 10 week programme of study covers the following:

* Compact and DSLR cameras
* I.S.O.
* Shutter application
* Aperture application
We have an excellent reputation for Photography within the City region. We have excellent specialist workshops to develop your skills and knowledge in Photography enhanced by a city backdrop, based at a city centre location and taught by practising photographers.
* Composition
* Introduction to the MAC environment
* Introduction to Photoshop

The delivery of the programme is through practical demonstrations, mini tasks, presentations, investigative studies and group critiques. You will be expected to work independently and engage in group tasks in order to develop your skills and knowledge. You will also benefit from working in well equipped specialist studios and workshops. Student will be required to purchase and provide programme materials and must have access to a digital camera.

For students having already completed the September start course they will develop camera techniques and photoshop/ lightroom techniques.


College Certificate of attendance

Why study with us?

We have excellent specialist facilities to develop your skills and knowledge in this specialist field. This is enhanced by a city backdrop, based in a city centre venue and taught by practicing photographers.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Progression to other evening provision or UAL level 2 Photography

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 220.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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