We hope you are having a great summer break and are looking forward to starting your Digital Photography course at Barnsley College in
September. The course you have applied for is full of exciting and challenging practical projects and we hope you are as eager to get started as we are!!

When you start College, you will have the privilege of being the first cohort in our brand new Digital Centre! You spend some of your lessons in this building, as well as carrying out online lessons.

Sci-Tech Digital Facilities

Architects impression of Digital Hub

This superb learning environment includes:

  • High specification PCs
  • Network laboratories
  • Software development studios
  • Immersive rooms
  • Cloud facilities
  • Microsoft and gaming studios
  • Smart technologies
  • AR/VR technologies.

Social Media is important to your studies

Please aim to create a Pinterest account and start looking at creative design work and use the hashtag #digitaldesign on Instagram to gain inspiration for your projects. If you already have some design work that you’d like to share, upload it onto Instagram and tag us into it @barnsleycollegedigital – we’d love to see these!!

Accounts you should follow

@vibemedianews @barnsleycollegedigital Facebook: TheVibeBarnsley
@themediamentor @vibemedianews Twitter: @TheVibeBarnsley
@presspadUK @barnsleycollege

The Vibe Radio Station

Subjects you will cover on your course

As part of the course we will cover subjects such as technical practice, photo manipulation, documentary, product photography, landscapes, studio project, videography, portraiture and portfolio building. You will investigate areas such as colour theory, audience theory and analysing the work of established photographers to gain inspiration.

Samples of student’s work

Link to photography portfolio