Photography portfolio building – September 2018


This exciting new course is aimed at experienced photographers wishing to develop a portfolio of photographs with support and guidance from our experienced staff. If you are looking to take your photography to the next level for an exhibition or to progress into higher education – then this is the course for you.

You will have access to a range of industry standard photographic equipment and image processing software to aid in the development of a professional portfolio. There is an emphasis on self-directed study supported by regular workshops, plus group critique sessions to gain valuable peer feedback in the development of your work.

A strong and cohesive portfolio of photographs is essential if you hope to progress in the photographic industry or enrol on one of our Degree level courses in Photography.

Term Dates and Cost

This 10 week course will begin on Tuesday 25th September and end on Tuesday 27th November 2018.

Sessions will run weekly from 18:00 – 20:00.

Course Fee = £150.00

Please note: There may be additional costs for equipment, materials and field trips.


1 Church Street, Hartlepool.

Method of Delivery

Studio-based teaching, lectures, seminars, demonstrations, workshops, critiques and independent learning through set project briefs and tasks.


Tutor – Denis Dunning

Denis has over 30 years of experience in the photographic industry and teaching in Further and Higher Education. He has an MA in Photography (University of Sunderland), an MA in Creative Multimedia (University of Teesside). Denis is highly creative and passionate about photography in both analogue and digital formats. He has a wealth of knowledge gained from his many years of experience and is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and skills with the next generation of Photographers to equip them for further study and/or a career in Photography.


How to enrol
Students can reserve their place on the course by phone or email, our team are able to take payment over the phone, so if you email your place will be reserved and subject to payment before the first class. Enrolment forms to be completed at induction during the first session.
Phone number for bookings: 01642 856147
Email for bookings:

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