Advanced Digital Photography

Key Facts

Level: Advanced

Tutor: Laurance Mendes

Dates: To be confirmed

Length of study: 10 weeks

Study mode: Wednesday evenings, Sunday field trips

Venue: Hereford Campus and various venues for field trips

Course Content

The course aim is to provide students with a complete advanced education in digital photography. The tutor has spent 23 years of his career in professional photography and has general and advanced photographic qualifications, a City and Guilds 7407 teaching qualification and a Certificate of Education.

The course will include:

  • How to ‘see’ photographically
  • Camera and camera technique
  • Image enhancement
  • How to use light to your advantage
  • Viewpoint and composition
  • Landscape and architectural
  • Portrait and group photography
  • Close-up photography
  • Photographing movement
  • Advanced assignments and presentations
  • A small amount of web-based research
  • Black and white and toning in digital photography
  • Printing what you see

Entry Requirements

Ideally students will have completed my intermediate digital photography course (in some cases just the basic perhaps) – the class will be structured to give students assignments and tasks, and to cover advanced digital photography aspects that students require. Students will need their own cameras for this course.


  • Camera and accessories
  • Instruction manual
  • Notepad and pen
  • Digital images (as requested)

Course Costs

Tuition fee (19+): £85.00 (this includes a charge for materials of £5.00)

Additional Costs: Entry costs for field trip venues in addition to the course fee, payable on the door, at your own expense

NB These fees may be subject to change