Introduction (SCQF Level 5)


  • Art, Design & Photography
  • Creative Industries

Why take this course?

If you wish to gain the essential skills of using image capturing techniques by using digital cameras and your smart phone camera this course will allow you to get started.

You will experience making effective use of your camera and devices for capturing images. Learn more about the potential of the equipment and how to apply this to indoor and outdoor settings.

You will experience projects which introduce you to a wide range of potential topics for photography and also learn about the theory of this subject.

An element of History and Contemporary studies of photography applied by established photographers will be included so you can be inspired by their practice.

This half year course will prepare you to move onto more advanced levels of study. Please note: This course will start in February 2022.

What you will experience

  • Photography Practice Studies
  • Image capturing techniques
  • Image Editing with industry standard software
  • Studio photography
  • Location photography
  • Personal and Professional Photography Promotion
  • Creating a photography portfolio