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Media and Photography

Photography Intermediate Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start on 6 January 2025 and lessons will be every Tuesday between 6pm and 8pm for 10 weeks, term-time only.

Entry requirements

You will need to have either completed our Photography for Beginners course or have an intermediate level of knowledge in photography and computer literacy. Please view our beginners course if you feel you want an introduction to all things photography and learn new camera skills.

You will achieve

Although no formal qualification will be achieved you will achieve invaluable experience and be awarded with a Barnsley College certificate.

Course overview

You have learnt the basics and know your way around a camera, you feel confident enough taking photos and gaining the look you set out for and now you’re ready to explore more photography areas in depth.

We can help you explore several new areas of photography and teach you how to apply your skills to learn new techniques and styles. Working through several small projects we will push your skills to develop as you find a style you are comfortable with. This course will cover genre based areas of the photography industry in more depth such as studio, new-born, wedding, travel, portraiture and more.

Both photography and editing will take place as you explore the theories behind the compositional make up of an image and how to create focus and draw in new detail to photos post editing.

Course content

During your sessions you will work in the studio, outdoors (weather permitted) and classroom covering a selection of the following areas of the photography industry:

  • Weddings
  • Portraiture
  • New-born/Infants
  • Studio and studio set-up
  • Product/commercial
  • Food/catering
  • Travel
  • Street/urban
  • Studio and studio set-up

The course will cover the overlapping skills and techniques used in the above environments and allow you to further enhance your photography knowledge through practical activities and hands-on learning.

There is no assessment for this course.

If you have a DSLR or Mirrorless camera, please bring it along. A camera will be provided if you do not have your own.

SciTech Digital Innovation Centre
Falcon Street
S70 2EY

You can use the skills gained to take photographs and could explore further study in photography.

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £200. There is no funding available so all learners must pay this full fee.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Photography Intermediate Part-time

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