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Level 3 Photography

Level 3 Photography


Media, Games Design and Photography

Level 3 Photography


This course will provide students with the opportunity to study the broad and stimulating field of Photography. The course provides a sound technical background and will help students develop both commercial and personally creative work. Students will work with both traditional methods of image making as well as digital methods. All photography students will have access to our specialised equipment and facilities.


  • Portraiture
  • college life and magazine covers
  • photographic techniques and processes
  • the use of digital manipulation software such as Photoshop and Lightroom, studio lighting techniques, specific location techniques and camera control.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade C/4 or above or a relevant Level 2 qualification.


A Digital SLR Camera and 35mm SLR is desirable but not essential.

Next Steps

Students who successfully complete this course can move on to a higher programme of study either within the College or at university, or gain employment within the photographic industry.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 3

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSE's. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There maybe free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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Owen Naylor Hall – Level 3 Photography

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Owen Naylor Hall National Photographic Competition

Owen Naylor Hall, 16, who studies Level 3 Photography at our Hinckley Campus, was awarded a runner-up prize in the annual competition Better Lives, organised by the Economic and Social[...]

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Jack Johnson – Photography

Type of Case Study

Jack Johnson

A photography qualification was the perfect springboard for former student Jack Johnson who has found success as a retail product photographer working with household names including Selfridges and Next. It was only when Jack came to[...]

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