Photography: Let’s Take Better Pictures Leisure

What is special about this course?

In this course you will learn how to take control of your camera and how to take stunning images. You will learn about shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, lighting and composition.

This is a great opportunity to attend a course delivered by Lenny Smith of Studio 8 Photography, a world recognised photographer who has won many national awards.

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

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

Start dates, times and costs

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.


Unfortunately there is no funding available for Leisure Courses. Participants will therefore by liable for the full cost of this course.

Please note that certain courses may have additional charges for materials and ILAs cannot be used to fund leisure course costs.

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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Apply for Photography: Let’s Take Better Pictures Leisure

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray 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.