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Super Saturday Adult Course - Digital Photography & Taking the Perfect Portrait

Subject Area
Art & Design
Start Date
November 2022
Study Mode
3 hours 15 minutes

Discover the basics of portrait photography and develop your creative eye to produce stunning shots.


This course will help you learn how to take the perfect portrait and master the basics of portrait photography.

You will learn more about digital cameras and equipment in our photography studio. You will discover lighting tips and tricks and how these can alter and change your portraits. A basic knowledge of digital photography is advantageous, but not essential.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in photography who wants to learn more and develop their skills.


The digital photography facilities at York College are excellent, with everything needed to produce professional photographs. You'll be working in our photography studio.

Our students also have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.



All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 26th November 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm

Course: 12.45pm-4.00pm

Reasons to choose this course

Take up a new hobby, develop your creative eye and learn some new photography skills with this fun, short course.

Skills you will develop

You will develop the rudimentary knowledge and skills required to produce a portrait, as well as develop a creative eye and innovative thinking.

Course progression

Completion of this course will enable students to progress on to various other Art & Design courses available at York College:

Art School: Digital Photography
Art School: Digital Photoshop

You will be equipped with some of the skills and knowledge in digital photography to help you progress and develop in several job opportunities to suit your personal needs and interests, or pursue further simply for pleasure.

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