Photography: Let’s Take Better Pictures Leisure

What is special about this course?

Photography: Let’s Take Better Pictures is an 8 week course on how to start taking control of your camera and start shooting in aperture priority, shutter priority and manual.

You will learn about ISO, aperture and shutter speeds, you will also learn about focusing and how flash can improve your images.

By the time the 8 weeks are finished you will be in control of your camera and taking
better pictures.

Special features:

  • Get the most from your camera
  • Make your pictures come alive
  • Take more “professional” images
  • Learn from an industry expert
  • Friendly teaching environment

Entry requirements

This course is designed for beginners to photography.

Course content includes:

  • ISO
  • Aperture and shutter speeds
  • Focusing
  • How flash can improve your images


You must have a Bridge camera or a DSLR (point and shoot cameras are not suitable). Please make sure you bring your camera and its manual with you.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening
  • Leisure

Face-to-face teaching to allow you to look at photographs critically and appreciate how to improve them.

How long will my course last?

8 Weeks

For start dates, times and costs click here.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

February, April and September


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this course you may wish to apply for an HNC in Visual Communication.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.