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It’s the ideal time to book a photography course – perfect as a gift or perhaps to brush up your own skills. Jessops has a range of Academy courses suitable for all levels including on-location courses and studio tuition – so read on to find the right one for you Book a Jessops Academy Course this Christmas


STUDIO LEVEL 1 Boost your confidence with basic photography and learn how to shoot in a studio environment. This course aims to demystify studio photography, explaining the jargon and making it easy to understand. You’ll be shown new techniques and how to set up lights, and then given the opportunity to try out your new skills with various lighting styles and a professional model. DSLR LEVEL 1 Designed for the first-time DSLR user, this course is great if you’re looking to develop your skills. Your trainer will cover a broad range of topics related to basic photography with a mixture of theory and practical work, all designed to move you away from the Auto mode, delivered in a fun, enthusiastic and jargon-free style. DSLR LEVEL 2 This course isperfect if youalready feel confidentwith yourcamerabutare lookingtoimproveyourskillsand techniques still further. Featuring a fantastic range of topics all designed to expand your photographic knowledge base, this level 2 course is suitable for you if you’re already confident using manual modes. Feeling generous? Then give a Jessops Academy gift box for this course to a photography loving friend or family member this Christmas.

CITY TOUR Cityslickerswill lovethiscoursewhereyou’llbeshown how to capture the magic of the urban landscape as well as be challenged as a photographer. The day covers opportunities for learning in both creative and technical fields in a relaxed atmosphere. COMPACT SYSTEM& BRIDGE CAMERAS Increase your confidence with basic photography techniques and key features on your camera. This course is ideal if you’ve got bags of enthusiasm and a keen eye, but no prior photography knowledge. It’ll take you through the basics of bridge and compact system camera operation, offering you tips and techniques to get you taking perfect pictures. Ever been asked to cover a wedding for friends or family? If you have, then this one-day course is ideal, and if you’re considering making wedding photography a career, it’s a must. With expert advice, it includes everything from how to organise the guests and bridal party, to what order to work in, and how to deal with any difficult situations. It also introduces the business side for those thinking of taking it to the next level and becoming a professional wedding photographer. Prices for this course start from £249.99. GETTING STARTED INWEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY


With courses available for all abilities in some great locations, a Jessops Academy coursemakes a unique Christmas gift

*Save up to £40 on selected Academy courses when you buy a camera, lens or flashgun *Normal prices start from £119. Offer excludes wedding photography course.


Gift boxes are available for all our Academy courses and make an ideal gift for a keen photographer.

LOCATIONS: Academy courses are available across the UK in picturesque city locations. Go in- store at Jessops or give them a call on 0844 800 4444 to ask about the full range of courses available. For more details visit

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