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Photography Facilities, Wolverhampton School of Art, University of Wolverhampton

Photography Facilities

Photography Facilities

Wolverhampton School of Art / FacilitiesPhotography Facilities

BA (Hons) Photography and MA Digital and Visual Communications (Photography) students have access to some of the best photography facilities available anywhere in the UK. Both analogue and digital photographic practices are equally represented with traditional darkrooms (for black & white and full colour processing), a dedicated digital editing suite and a large photo studio with vehicle access.

  • Commercial studio facilities including
    ◆ Full size White cove
    ◆ Full size Black cove
    ◆ Model changing/make-up room
    ◆ Vehicle access
    ◆ Comfortable break-out spaces
    ◆ Digital tethering capabilities
    ◆ Dedicated digital editing suite (with drum scanners)
    ◆ Social space (with provision for professional meetings & presentation)
    ◆ Personal lockers for kit and books
    ◆ Private studio
    ◆ Dedicated product shoot studio
    ◆ All studios supported with Broncolor and Bowens professional lighting systems and an online remote booking service
  • Camera systems (digital & analogue) 
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    Digital systems including: Hasselblad, Pentax, Canon and Nikon
    ◆ Analogue systems including: Horseman 5x4, Wista, Hasselblad, Mamiya and Nikon.
  • Traditional processing & printing
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    Analogue film developing
    ◆ Large black & white darkroom
    ◆ Alternative processes darkroom (wet-plate collodion, cyanotypes, gum bichromate, salt printing, liquid light)
    ◆ Full colour darkroom with print machine
  • Output and finishing
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    Access to specialist in-house digital printing service
    ◆ Dedicated spacious photography finishing room
    ◆ Gallery space for exhibitions
  • Media Stores
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    Online remote booking
    ◆ Dedicated kit for photography students
    ◆ Access to other media resources

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We offer both undergaraduate and postgraduate courses in Photography:

This course offers the freedom and support to explore, challenge and interrogate established photographic genres that will allow you to engage and promote your ideas through a number of key assignments. Whilst examining creative methods and conceptual planning, you will form the basis of your critically engaged practice.

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This course gives you the opportunity to develop your creative design abilities but also equips you with marketing and branding skills and knowledge essential for a career in the competitive market place that is International Visual Communications.

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