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Performing Arts & Photography

Studio Photography

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Evening

Duration 14 weeks

Start date Nov 2022

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Course overview

This course will introduce you to the basic skills and knowledge required to get started in Studio Photography. You’ll be introduced to basic studio techniques and lighting for a product, still life and portrait photography. 

You’ll discover what studio equipment to use and how to control studio lighting to achieve the desired effect. You’ll then apply these skills in the planning and production of your own product, still life and/or portrait photoshoots.

The course will also include post-production using Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop as an integral part of the digital workflow.

What you will learn

  • Studio Lighting Styles and Techniques
  • Studio Product & Still-Life Photography
  • Studio Portrait Photography
  • Post-Production using Adobe Camera Raw & Photoshop

This course will include a combination of practical projects and self-directed study.

Number of days per week

  • One evening per week (Tuesday).

Entry requirements

  • An interest in photography. 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

You can progress onto the following Edinburgh College courses:

  • Foundation Photography
  • Creative Photoshop Evening Class
  • Portrait Photography Evening Class

Career options

  • Studio Photography Assistant

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Evening 29/11/22 14 Weeks

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