Photography for Beginners | Weston College

Photography for Beginners

On this course, you’ll learn the basics of digital and silver based photography and increase your understanding of image capture.

At Weston College, all of our lecturers have proven industry experience and expertise in photography. They will help and support you towards achieving a solid grounding in the subject which you can then build on.

It doesn’t matter if you’re new to photography. You don’t need any previous experience in photography for this course, just a keen interest in the subject.

If you’re looking to progress in photography, this course is an excellent place to start. It will teach you all the basics of photography and help you create a portfolio of work that you could use in an interview for a higher level course.

Weston College offers state-of-the-art facilities for all our learners, so you’ll be up-to-date with all the latest techniques and equipment.

You’ll also benefit from our outstanding teaching and curriculum, aimed to teach you the skills you will need to succeed in a career in photography.

Whether you’re new to photography or looking to refresh your skills and increase your employment opportunities, now is the time to apply. By applying early you can guarantee yourself a place on one of our courses, and applying is quick and easy to do either online or filling out an application form at one of our receptions. If you change your mind, you’re free to withdraw your application or change your course at a later date.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course.  

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Course Level

Level 2

Category & Subject Area

Courses for adults Photography


Loxton campus

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.


Supported Fee: £168.00 ?

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