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Documentary photography plays an important role when it comes to capturing socio-political situations, every-day life, people or different parts of the world. Unlike photojournalists who focus on breaking news, documentary photographers work for an extended period of time on a single topic to create in-depth stories that engage with the public in exhibitions, magazines, newspapers, online or through a book.
In this course you will learn about the history of documentary photography and contemporary documentary practice, explored through the work of influential photographers. By comparing a diverse range of photographic approaches and by becoming familiar with photo shooting and editing techniques you will develop your own storytelling skills to communicate your project ideas. Throughout the course you will work on assignments and gain invaluable feedback from an award-winning photographer.
By the end of this course you will have:
Who is Introduction to Documentary Photography Online Short Course for?
Photographers and enthusiasts with an interest in documentary photography for a personal or professional portfolio or looking to commence a career as a documentary photographer. You may be interested in developing your work for a book, editorial publications, galleries, commercial work or to record your personal travels and journeys.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Please bring for the first session: