What is the Online Complete Foundation Course about?

The full Foundation Course combines both our two day Beginners and two day Intermediate Course. This is a 4 day journey that will provide you with the tools to master the technical as well as the design elements of photography. During the course we will use a mixture of presentations and hands-on assignments that you can fulfil at home, moving in small understandable bite sizes to reach your goal of creating a great series of edited images.

*  With your booking confirmation you will receive a £100 voucher code valid for all advanced Classroom-based and Online Courses (excl. Beginners & Intermediate) or the Professional Photography Course.

You will cover – Beginners level

  • Fundamentals of Photography
  • Camera Resolution
  • File Formats (Jpeg, RAW)
  • Lenses (Focal Lengths, Macro, Prime & Zoom Lenses)
  • Manual and Autofocus (Focusing Points, Autofocus Lock, Single and Continuous Focus)
  • Principles of Exposure (Exposure Triangle, 18% Grey Card)
  • Manual Exposure (ISO, Shutter Speeds, Aperture)
  • Metering Modes (Evaluative, Partial, Spot Metering)
  • Depth of Field
  • Shutter Speed (Freezing and Blurring Motion & Panning)

You will cover – Intermediate level

  • Principles of composition (balance, rule of thirds, negative space, frame within a frame)
  • Use of contrast in your photographs (colour, patterns, light)
  • Choosing the right lenses
  • Creative use of Shallow Depth of Field
  • Crucial vs distracting image elements
  • Developing your own stories by conveying a message
  • Optimising your images in Post Production



4 Days / 20 Hours


Digital Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) with Manual Exposure Mode, laptop with webcam, internet access and Adobe Lightroom Classic (can be free trial)

Skills Acquired:

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Master your camera in manual mode
  • Broaden your creative bandwidth by exploring the relationship between aperture, shutter speed, focal length and focus
  • Express your creativity through using basic design principles
  • Craft your images through the viewfinder & the settings
  • Edit your images in Adobe Lightroom
  • Put together your own photo projects
  • Tell a story through your images
Daytime Courses
Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu, 10am – 4pm

15 November 2021 - 18 November 2021

£395.008 places remain

29 November 2021 - 02 December 2021

£395.008 places remain
Weekend Courses
2 weekends, Sat & Sun, 10am – 4pm

30, 31 October, 6, 7 November 2021

£395.008 places remain

20, 21, 27, 28 November 2021

£395.008 places remain

11, 12, 18, 19 December 2021

£395.008 places remain