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Telling a story through a series of images is a calculated and precise process that requires a whole range of skills, knowledge and experience. This 3-day course is designed to give you insight into the practice. During the course you will learn the skills to communicate a story effectively by developing your own photo essay.
We will think about researching story ideas, look at creative and technical aspects of building blocks for photo essays (establishing shots / portraiture / detail shots / action shots), and edit our work to produce our own photo essays.
We will also review the history of photojournalism, analyse the work of renowned and influential photojournalists, then consider the realities of and opportunities in today's marketplace.
This course will give students the opportunity to explore the technicalities and issues surrounding the practice from a working photojournalist who will teach you everything you need to know from taking portraits, developing creativity in your images, and understanding the legal and ethical aspects of photojournalism.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
Who Should Attend
Photographers and enthusiasts who have an interest in editorial or documentary photography and would like to explore it further before committing to a longer course or people looking to improve the documentation of their travels or charity work.
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:
Photojournalism Short Course will provide you with the skills to communicate a story effectively by developing your own photo essay.