Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Digital Photography Intermediate

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Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: See entry tab

Course aims and areas

This course will give you the practical skills needed to raise the standard of your photographs to a higher level.

You will learn about the range of technical skills needed to get the most out of a digital SLR camera, including using the aperture, managing shutter speed, depth of field and using a tripod.

You will also look at studio lighting, flash photography, natural lighting, colour temperature and colour management, as well as learning about the digital imaging program Adobe Photoshop.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0060-1C 16 Jan 2019 Central Brighton Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £185.00 Enrol & Pay
CM0429-1C 24 Apr 2019 Central Brighton Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £185.00 Enrol & Pay

The fee listed is the full course cost. Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances.

Entry requirements

  • You will need a DLSR camera with a manual setting and a tripod
  • You must have completed the beginners course or equivalent
Entry requirements


Brighton MET Visual Arts department has an extensive and well-equipped range of practical working environments and art studios 

3D printer, laser cutting machine, large scale ink jet printer, Canon EOS DSLR cameras, Mac animation suite, photographic suite 

Plaster, ceramics and glass workshops, printmaking workshop (screen, lino, metal and dry point etching)

3D wood, metal and plastics workshop including a forge, a pattern cutting room and fashion studios


Course content

This digital photography course is aimed at learners who have completed a beginner’s course or have a basic understanding of exposure.

You will use many practical skills needed to raise the standards of your photographs up to a higher level. 

There will be practical exercises in street photography, still life, landscape, flash, portraiture and composition. You will also use camera flash photography, natural lighting, advanced 

Course content

Course costs

Discounts may apply depending on your circumstances. For this course, please see payment bands below.

Band (A) £185.00: If you are not claiming any housing benefits, you will need to pay the full course cost.

Band (B) £139.00: For those claiming housing benefit, council tax benefit, income support or pension credit.

Band (C) £93.00: For jobseekers claiming JSA or ESA.

Please note: if you wish to book onto this course under band B or band C, you will need to visit the enrolment centre at the college in order to show proof of benefits.

Course costs
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