What is the Street and Documentary Photography Course about?

Capturing the emotions of the street and documenting life (an event or an environment) are two of the most powerful forms of photography. We look at how both these genres have evolved over time, as professionals use new tools and technologies to expand their creativity.

Street and Documentary Photography Course outline:

  • Analysing works by the top names in street & documentary photography, historical & contemporary
  • The difference between a photo story and a photo essay
  • Framing, viewpoint & composition
  • Capturing street portraiture & street life
  • The ‘Decisive Moment’
  • Interacting with subjects
  • Ethics & legal rights
  • Choosing lenses & other equipment, and optimising camera set-ups
  • Editing your stock
  • Developing your own method of file management

Level:
A good knowledge of the Beginners Photography and Intermediate Photography Course is required

Duration:
4 Days / 2 Weekends / 20 Hours

Places:
8

Requirements:
Digital Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) with Manual Exposure Mode

Skills Acquired:

You will learn to:

  • Tell stories through images, by learning how to create & structure your photo story or essay
  • Consider the framework of your story or essay, from an historical, contextual & conceptual perspective
  • Capture the spontaneity of street life in your own artistic style
  • Edit your images to create coherence
  • Have an understanding of the cultural and legal scope of your work
Booking
Daytime Courses
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu, 10am – 4pm

14 September 2020 - 17 September 2020

£495.008 places remain

19 October 2020 - 22 October 2020

£495.007 places remain

23 November 2020 - 26 November 2020

£495.008 places remain

18 January 2021 - 21 January 2021

£495.004 places remain
Weekend Courses
2 weekends, Sat & Sun, 10am — 4pm

30, 31 January, 6, 7 February 2021

£495.008 places remain