BA (Hons) Fashion Photography will prepare students to be professional and original image maker. This course gives a practical and theoretical study of fashion photography and its place within media and communications.
**What can you expect?**
BA (Hons) Fashion Photography explores analytical and critical approaches to photographic imagery. You will learn the technical skills of photography with together with study of the ideology, politics and context of fashion. Students on this course will explore images from haute couture to street style, from advertising campaigns to designer look-books, from art gallery to shop window and from fanzine to glossy magazine. This will allow them to develop an analytical and critical view of global style and the cultural landscape of the fashion industry.
You will have the opportunity to take part in industry collaborations. Recent projects have been with River Island, Elizabeth Arden, the V&A and the English National Ballet. BA (Hons) Fashion Photography will allow you to explore a range of imagery for commercial and editorial use.
Students on this course will gain experience in location and studio shooting using the excellent photography studios within the College. You will also explore digital image production and manipulation. You will experience working with stylists, make-up artists, model agencies and art directors. Students are encouraged to develop their own authentic take on fashion photography. By the end of the course you will be fully equipped to enter the industry as a professional and original image maker.
London College of Fashion (LCF) undergraduate courses develop your personal and professional skills. On this course you will develop skills in your discipline until you are an independent creative thinker. Your skills will make you capable of making an effective contribution to this sector of the fashion industry. We embed Personal and Professional Development (PPD) skills in all units on every course. Speaker programmes with contributions from alumni and members of industry are a part of many courses. We encourage graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level to progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere.
Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Graduates from this course are working across a broad range of media, including fashion, style, music and advertising. Some graduates build successful careers as freelance fashion photographers.
This course is based in Lime Grove in Shepherd's Bush, which is west of Holland Park and Notting Hill. Tucked away in a quiet street our Lime Grove campus is a beautiful brick building with rustic windows and high ceilings. Nearby Portobello Road market is the world’s largest antiques market and adjacent Shepherd’s Bush Market is full of vibrant fabrics, fresh produce, furniture and falafel. Make-up, prosthetics and photography facilities can be found at Lime Grove, along with media labs.
**About London College of Fashion**
London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. We nurture every student’s distinctive voice, teaching them how to challenge and define the future of fashion through cutting-edge media approaches across all channels: broadcast, print, digital, interactive, experiential – and experimental. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees||Fee type|
|Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)||£9,250||Home Fees|