The London Institute of Photography strives to be the leading non-academic institution for photography training in the UK and offers students the exceptional opportunity to study under award-winning, professional photographers who remain active in many genres of photography.
We believe that the only thing that counts to achieve your creative and professional goals is the quality of your work and how you communicate it.
For students to find their voice we put particular emphasis on their artistic development as well as the link between craft and creativity.
The London Institute of Photography is based in the Old Truman Brewery, the new creative hub and centre of the thriving art, fashion and advertising scene of London’s East End. It’s central location and excellent transport links makes studies at the London Institute of Photography a very convenient experience.
12 training courses found
What is the course about? The Still Life Photography course is designed to empower you to work independently in the studio environment and introduce you to the key elements of Still Life Photography: Lighting, Composition and Styling. You will encounter professional work situations and shoot complex Still Life sets under realistic conditions which includes to slip into the role of the photographer, assistant, client and stylist to further improve technical and communication skills The course also covers a range of expert skills used in commercial photography: shooting tethered with integrated post-production, working with reflectors and subtractors to shape an object with light and imitating daylight.
What is the course about? This course is aimed at students who have a good knowledge of the technical elements of photography and want to learn the concepts and techniques to take great portraits. Does a portrait show the essence of a person or is it a creative expression of the Photographer? We will discuss these concepts whilst explaining techniques to direct and relax your subjects and cover the use of daylight, studio flash and Speedlights to achieve the best results creatively and technically.
What is the course about? This hands-on course is aimed at students who want to present their work as a printed portfolio or who want to learn the craft of fine art inkjet printing to produce prints for their exhibitions and shows. It can be booked with all necessary material including a portfolio book and inkjet prints and covers all stages of the production workflow from selecting the right photographs, conception and planning to layout development and a large-format Giclee inkjet process.
What is the course about? The goal of the Career Coaching course is to develop an individual photographic signature and is aimed at photographers who want to enter the photography industry as well as those who want to boost their work to the next level. The objective is to improve your ability to create a strong and coherent body of work and define your visual style through individual portfolio reviews and association techniques.
What is the course about? This hands-on course is aimed at beginners and is a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of photography and builds the foundation for all other courses. Taught by a combination of projects, assignments and classroom presentations, it covers the 5 fundamental elements of photography (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Focal Length and Focus) as well as the design principles that will enable you to create captivating and engaging photographs that tell a story.
What is the course about? The second part of the Digital Photography Course is a logic follow on from our Beginners Course and covers the design principles that will enable you to create captivating and engaging photographs that tell a story. You will learn to craft your images to convey your message by using the Principles of Composition and Elements of Design and learn about the importance of concepts and perception.
What is the course about? Adobe Lightroom has become an essential part of the post-production process of amateur and professional photographers alike. In this course you will learn to use Lightroom’s powerful file management tools and to carry out sophisticated image editing techniques to lift your image quality to a professional level.
What is the course about? This hands-on workshop begins with an introduction into the techniques of studio photography: use of studio equipment, basic studio lighting techniques as well as characteristics of different light shapers and the theory behind it. Once the Principles of Lighting are understood, they can ultimately be applied to any situation, be it flash, continuous, ambient lighting or a mix of is knowledge is then applied to standard fashion lighting styles that can be combined in multiple ways to create an individual visual e studio is a place to be reinvented for every shoot and this is particularly true for Fashion Photography.
What is the course about? Street and Documentary have evolved with the tools and the technologies currently used by professionals: digital cameras, laptops and wireless communications but they remain two of the most powerful forms of e course will teach you the historical, contextual and conceptual framework required to develop an engaging photo story as well as providing technical guidance and individual work feedback.We will discuss the main elements of a photo essay: the establishing shot, the portrait, the close-up, the overview and the interaction shot and how to edit your images in order to construct a coherent story.
What is the Programme about? The Professional Photography Programme is a comprehensive system of 10 modules plus guest lectures and group reviews. It is aimed at beginners, university students and aspiring professionals who want to take the complete journey to reach a professional level for personal or career reasons.
What is the course about? Image editing is an essential part of the creative workflow and allows you to re-interpret your images and fine-tune your artistic vision. The Adobe Photoshop course will teach you step by step the processes used within the professional industry and introduces the essentials of this unique software like layers and adjustment layers before moving on to more complex non-destructive retouching and photo montage skills until you reach a professional level of post-production.
What is the course about? Web pages are now without a doubt the most important presentation media for photographers and it is vital to showcase your work in a professional manner and, most importantly, make sure people and potential clients view it. We break down the design process of your webpage into a few, simple steps that take into account your branding, target audience and complexity of your work.