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Photography - from Catwalks to Sidewalks

On this course you will explore contemporary fashion photography and the aesthetic qualities of photographing urban locations and buildings.

Photography - Catwalks and Sidewalks
You will have the opportunity to work in a studio with professional lighting equipment and direct a model.

Create unique, beautiful and inspiring fashion and architectural images.

On this course, you will start by experiencing the different roles that make a fashion shoot happen - assistant, producer, digital operator and client. You will work in the photography studio and on location, learning how to direct a model and source sets, props and backdrops.

You will develop an understanding of contemporary fashion photography and its context in modern society, as well as learn the techniques of using flash equipment, LED lighting and industry-standard digital equipment.

You will finish this part of the course with a portfolio of images, as well as the knowledge and experience to plan a fashion shoot.

The course will then move on to the skills needed to capture the identity of a place through its abstract shapes, colours and textures.Nottingham has a wealth of contemporary and historic buildings to explore through the lens of your camera. You will explore urban spaces old and new, inside and out, as well as green spaces where architecture and nature meet. You will investigate how people interact with the urban environment, and how to capture a moment in time.

By the end of this course, you will have improved your understanding of digital photography and be able to use the manual settings of your camera with confidence. You will also have an appreciation of the work by professional photographers.

In a final presentation, you will show a portfolio of unique fashion and architectural images - and the knowledge of how to plan a shoot on location.

You should have some experience of digital photography and be able to use your camera in manual mode. You should also have the required English language skills.

Student Feedback

I enjoyed the time and space to be shown how to use a professional camera and lens. The attention to detail of how to set up and take high quality photographs of architecture, and input on Photoshop. Great course. Thank you.

Linzi Kemp - American University of Sharjah

Photography Catwalks and Sidewalks.
This course will appeal to anyone interested in how the aesthetic qualities of buildings can be captured in a photograph.

Course Details

Location: City Campus

Starting: 5 July 2021

Course Duration: Two weeks

Credits: 10 UK / 5 ECTS

Fee: £1,100 / £990 with early payment discount

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