Beginners Photography Courses in Central London

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This all-embracing course is specifically designed for beginners, teaching the basics of photography over two full days of training.

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What will I learn?

Over the two day course we’ll cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to photography for beginners
  • Light – what is the role and the impact of light in photography and how important is light when taking a photograph?
  • Cameras – different types of cameras explained in depth: DSLR, compact, bridge and other cameras
  • Lenses – focal length explained in depth and use of lenses – what lenses you need for each type of photography
  • Exposure – exposure explained in depth including the three elements of exposure (shutter speed, aperture and ISO) – how they work and how you can combine them in order to obtain the best exposures and effects
  • Depth of field – core aspects of the depth of field and how this effect is generated and controlled in order to achieve the subject separation from the background
  • Composition – the golden rules in composition and the composition elements – the approach, what makes a strong composition and what is the best approach on different situations / different types of subjects
  • Files and formats – different types of files that the camera can generate and what is the best option for you
  • Advice on what equipment to buy if needed
  • Camera maintenance and care – how to maintain your equipment to keep it in prime condition in different types of environments.
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What kind of results you can expect?

During this course you will learn how to take images like these:

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Is this course for me?

Photography Courses in Central London
This two day course has been formulated for people with a keen interest for photography who would like to master the basic skills and learn how to take better photos. The digital photography course includes theory and practical work, indoor/outdoor shooting techniques and a guide to shutter speed, exposure and flash use.
Led by experienced photographers, this course is a great way to kick-start your photographic journey, whether it’s a hobby or you’d like to become professional in the future.
The Beginners Photography Course covers both compact cameras and digital SLR (single lens reflex). If you do not own one of these cameras you are welcome to attend the course and hire one of our DSLR cameras free of charge. Please notify us in advance if you will need to hire a camera so we can make sure we have one available for you to use throughout the course.

Unlimited After Course Support

Once you’ve completed the Beginners Course, you will have an in-depth understanding of camera functions and effects and will be able to shoot impressive photographs. On completing this course, you may choose to move on to our two day Advanced Photography Course to further improve your skills. All of our students have access to our unlimited after course support system. You can contact Photoion Photography School at any time for help and advice, or submit your work to our tutors for constructive feedback. We invest in our students’ success and are always happy to help.

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If you have any questions about booking or courses, please feel free to contact us anytime.
We also offer 1 on 1 Photography Courses as well Photography Courses Vouchers.

September 2017 Photography Course Beginners

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October 2017 Photography Course Beginners

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Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 03 Oct - Wed, 04 Oct £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 07 Oct - Sun, 08 Oct £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 17 Oct - Wed, 18 Oct £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 24 Oct - Wed, 25 Oct £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 28 Oct - Sun, 29 Oct £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 31 Oct - Wed, 01 Nov £275.00 Book now

November 2017 Photography Course Beginners

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Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 04 Nov - Sun, 05 Nov £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 07 Nov - Wed, 08 Nov £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 11 Nov - Sun, 12 Nov £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 21 Nov - Wed, 22 Nov £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 25 Nov - Sun, 26 Nov £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 28 Nov - Wed, 29 Nov £275.00 Book now

December 2017 Photography Course Beginners

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Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 02 Dec - Sun, 03 Dec £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 05 Dec - Wed, 06 Dec £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 09 Dec - Sun, 10 Dec £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 19 Dec - Wed, 20 Dec £275.00 Book now

January 2018 Photography Course Beginners

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Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 06 Jan - Sun, 07 Jan £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 09 Jan - Wed, 10 Jan £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 13 Jan - Sun, 14 Jan £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Tue, 23 Jan - Wed, 24 Jan £275.00 Book now
Open Photography Course for Beginners (2 days) Sat, 27 Jan - Sun, 28 Jan £275.00 Book now

Course location:
The Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London, SE1 8UJ

Our Students Testimonials

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“I don’t think it would be possible to find a more energetic, knowledgeable and passionate teacher than Ion. His patience and enthusiasm over our 2 day advanced photography course has allowed me to evolve into a confident photographer. Highly Recommended! Thanks Ion. Harry”

Harry Boothman

“If you want to learn photography, please take my advice and book a course with Ion. I am a city trader and wanted a one to one specialist pro course instructor. In Ion, I found the enthusiasm and expert instruction I required! I’ve learnt a lot, his passion is infectious, take my word use this guy! Mike – Phoenix Partners – City.”

Mike Tambling

“A big thanks for yesterday Ion! You are the most fantastic teacher I’ve ever had in any subject. The passion you have for photography definitely comes across strongly and infects those you teach. It was a fabulous lesson, I learnt a lot, enjoyed myself! Thanks. Highly Recommended!”

Jasna Lukic

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