Photography (Traditional & Digital)

Introduction to this course

This 10 week evening class will help you develop your camera, studio and darkroom skills. The course covers both traditional and digital photography techniques.

How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here

Entry Requirements

No previous experience necessary, just an enthusiasm and interest in the subject.

Duration of this course

This is a ten week course. Classes are every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm between:




Career Prospects

If you enjoy this course and would like to develop your creative talent, you may like to progress to another Art & Design course at Yeovil College. For more information about our latest training opportunities, please visit With further experience and higher level training, you may be able to develop a career in photography.

Course content/units

The course covers both traditional and digital photography techniques such as:

  • Getting to know your camera
  • Good composition and focus
  • Digital sensors and film sensitivity
  • Exposure: Shutter speed techniques for exposure and effect
  • Studio lighting
  • Special subjects: portraiture, landscape and close-up

  • Expenses for this course

    Course Fees 2017/18: £130

    This is a maximum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.

    Having your own cameras would be beneficial.