Who we are

Photography Course London is an established photography school and studio based in Shoreditch, London. A close-knit team of experienced tutors, we have been teaching professional photographers, hobbyists and amateurs alike for over a decade.

We offer one of the most comprehensive sets of photography courses available in the UK and have a greater number of tutors than many other studios, due to our insistence that each of our tutors is a specialist in the area they teach.

Small classes up to 8 or 11 places guarantees a high level of attention from your tutor. Our Central London location is easy to get to with great transport links (Old Street / Liverpool Street) and all of our tutors are experienced teachers as well as practitioners in the photographic industry.



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Upcoming Courses

Learn how to Resize and Resample an image on Photoshop for Graphic Design, Fri 28 Apr. Master composing a Portrait – The head and shoulders vs The story on Portraiture Masterclass, Sat 29 Apr. Understand how to use your DSLR camera to shoot video on DSLR Video, Wed 3 May.


Learn how to fully operate your camera on our Summer School!

Over 5 days in August take yourself from a beginner to an expert camera user on our DSLR Summer School. Find out more


Master Studio Lighting for Portraits!

Learn how to set up studio lighting to shoot portraits in a professional, working Photography Studio. Find out more


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Course date Course name Price Book
Apr 28 / FriPhotoshop for Graphic Design Full
Apr 29 / SatPortraiture Masterclass£199 Book Now
Apr 30 / SunDigital Photography Crash Course Full
May 2 / TueBeginners Guide to Digital Photography - Level 1£239 Book Now
May 3 / WedDSLR Video£179 Book Now
May 3 / WedAdvanced DSLR Photography Full
May 5 / FriProduct Photography£189 Book Now
May 6 / SatIntense Foundation of Digital Photography - Level 1£179 Book Now
May 16 / TueIntense Foundation of Digital Photography - Level 1£179 Book Now
May 20 / SatPhotoshop Foundation - Level 1£179 Book Now
May 21 / SunStreet Photography£159 Book Now
May 25 / ThuLightroom Foundation£179 Book Now
May 29 / MonDigital Photography Crash Course£119 Book Now
May 30 / TueBeginners Guide to Digital Photography - Level 2£239 Book Now
Jun 1 / ThuIntro to the Darkroom£199 Book Now
Jun 2 / FriStudio Lighting: Portraits£199 Book Now
Jun 3 / SatRetouching for Fashion and Beauty£179 Book Now
Jun 5 / MonBeginners Guide to Digital Photography - Level 1£239 Book Now
Jun 8 / ThuPhotoshop Foundation - Level 2£239 Book Now
Jun 9 / FriIntense Foundation of Digital Photography - Level 1£179 Book Now
Jun 10 / SatIntense Foundation of Digital Photography - Level 2£179 Book Now
Jun 14 / WedStreet Photography£159 Book Now
Jun 21 / WedPhotoshop Foundation - Level 1£239 Book Now
Jun 24 / SatIntense Foundation of Digital Photography - Level 1£179 Book Now
Jun 29 / ThuDSLR Video£179 Book Now
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‘I took the Photoshop Foundation Level 1 with tutor Mikael Eliasson and have really enjoyed it. It was a phenomenal introductory into Photoshop for me as a beginner. I hope to be able to take with you some other courses in the near future.’
★★★★★  Max Blau

‘I recently attended a 1 on 1 with Gary on the camera followed by a day with Mikael for Lightroom. I found both days to be interesting and “enlightening”. 4 Hours passed by very quickly and I feel that I learnt a lot!’
★★★★  Jetje Japhet

Took the Studio Lighting Course with Bill Ling the other day and it was fantastic! I’d never shot in a studio before, but I came out with a good understanding of how to control light in a studio environment. Took a few great snaps as well! Highly recommended! Being at Holborn Studios was incredible!
★★★★★  Michael Wright

‘I’ve just completed the foundation course and I thought it was brilliant. I got a lot of things cleared up that I’ve been confused about and I’ve learnt things I never knew at all. It’s got a good mix of theory and practical too. I’ll be going back for more courses.’
★★★★★  Kim Burrows

Totally loved the course, and now feel confident and equipped for adventures in photography! Very well-taught, pacy course. The time flew and I learned so much. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone and am hoping I can come back soon for more advanced courses.
★★★★★  Rachel Marsh

One to One Photography & Photoshop tuition

Private photography training is a great alternative to a course if you want to learn specific subjects, or perhaps you can't fit a course around your schedule. Taking a private lesson is the most efficient way of learning and in many ways more beneficial than a course as the student is allowed to work at their own pace and decide on the content. You can specify what parts of DSLR Photography or Photoshop you would like to learn or we can propose a private course based on your prior knowledge and level. We also offer classes in Studio Lighting, Adobe Lightroom, Web Design, Darkroom, DSLR Video and Video Editing.

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