It's not too late to apply - View our courses for September 2018 entry

Wrexham Glyndwr University Logo
WGU ten years
Introduction to Photography and Photoshop

Introduction to Photography and Photoshop

This is a short course offering an affordable and enjoyable introduction to digital photography and post production processes.  This course is useful if you have a good digital camera and are looking to explore the creative potential of it’s functions, and recognise the benefits of  of this complex and adaptable piece of equipment.

What will you study?

This course will introduce you to some of principle functions of your camera and how to over-ride automatic and semi automatic programmes that many camera employ, to explore the creative potential of your exposures. You will have opportunity to work with a variety of lighting conditions to understand their affect upon an image.  The digital revolution has enabled old darkroom techniques to be replicated on the computer screen, and some more complex image manipulation to take place, and you will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop software in post-production of your images, as you are challenged to use your photographic skills to express ideas and concepts.

The tutor will advise you week by week and identify where to meet at the start of the sessions, as the course may be delivered on two campuses, both are quite close to each other.

Course duration

10 weeks – 2 hours per week 

Course dates

Tuesday 6pm to 8pm 

17 April - 19 June


Regent Street and Creative Industries Building


The port-folio of work accumulated during the short course can be presented for assessment providing 10 HE credits.





This fee covers 10 weeks attendance and tutorage, including assessment and basic materials. Additional cost may be incurred if participants choose to work with non-standard materials or at high volume or large format.

To book 

FULLY BOOKED. To register your interest for future dates, please email

This course is subject to minimum participants and payments will be returned in full if the course does not recruit the minimum cohort.

University open dayOpen Evening