Use a camera to capture creative images
How to use a digital SLR manually. Includes aperture shutter speeds, ISO, white balance etc., basic composition covered.
Digital image manipulation
How to use Photoshop’s basic functions to enhance images. Includes levels, curves, cropping, basic workflow, transformation etc.
Explore photographic equipment techniques, materials and resources
Develop and adapt photographic ideas
Darkroom processing and printing
This course delivers practical skills and covers relevant background knowledge. Students need to be 14 or over, have an interest in the area of photography or creative design and have functional English and Maths skills.
Your school or Home Educating Parent or Guardian must complete Application Form Part B before your application will be processed.
Learning and assessment
The course is assessed in a variety of ways including written assignments and practical assessment.
Students who successfully complete the course may wish to study full time at Myerscough or at another college.
Specialist Clothing and Equipment: Warm outdoor clothing (waterproof jacket and suitable footwear) as some of the photography is undertaken on location. Own camera would be a benefit but not essential.