Courses and Study Days

Photography Summer School

Leighton House, London
13 - 18 July 2023
11am to 1pm / 11am to 4pm

A masterclass in digital photography with Cheryl Newman, former photography editor of the Daily Telegraph. Suitable for beginners, learn through practical assignments, history of photography talks and visits to studios and galleries.

Led by Cheryl Newman, this five-day course is a mixture of practical assignments, history of photography talks and visits to photographers' studios and galleries, that will inspire you to start taking photographs with confidence and skill.

Hosted at Leighton House, participants will be able to use the environment of the house and its gardens to stimulate their ideas and learn about the history of photography, and its use by artists such as Lord Leighton himself, and Linley Sambourne, the Punch Cartoonist whose Victorian family home, Sambourne House, is the sister museum of Leighton House.

The class is aimed at complete beginners to photography and anyone who wants to get the most out of their mobile phone camera, or basic digital camera.

  • The 5-day course runs from Thursday 13 July to Tuesday 18 July (exc. Sunday 16 July).

  • This course is run in partnership with Imperial College London. Please visit the Imperial College London course page for more information and bookings.

  • The in-person classes take place in the Learning Centre at Leighton House.

  • Session are informal and interactive; there no formal course work.

  • The course should be booked in full and individual sessions are not available.

  • Members of The Friends benefit from a discounted price.

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