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Wedding Photography

  • Overview of the course

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    This course is meant for those students who would like to learn the basics of wedding photography with an experienced lecturer. Over two Saturday mornings you will learn how to set up your camera and equipment to capture successful portraits, realise the importance of planning a wedding photography session including location spotting (within the college premises), working as a small team, organising groups and how to overcome other issues you may encounter. During the second session you will also work with a model on planned poses and locations. This course is not for beginners.
  • What you'll learn

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    You will cover these areas:
    ? getting best out of your equipment under different conditions
    ? consider additional equipment
    ? realise the importance of planning
    ? practice capturing wedding portraits
  • Entry requirements

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    You will need an SLR digital camera and a tripod, additional flash would also be an advantage. You might also need to bring a USB lead or a card reader.
    You will need to know how to change settings on the camera such as aperture, speed, white balance etc. with ease.
    This course is not aimed at beginners!
    Interview with tutor necessary.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will receive informal feedback throughout the course and you are welcome to e-mail images for quick written feedback.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    You will be expected to work as a part of a small group and support each other in practical parts of the sessions.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    You can contact a member of the team via
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You can visit any of our Centres to enrol. Click here for our current enrolment times.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £95.00
  • Future opportunities

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    Digital Photography accredited courses eg. Digital Photography Level 2.
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details

    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Time:

    09:00 - 13:00
    4.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    2 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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