Photography Courses for Kids and Teens

Venue: ONCA Gallery, Brighton

Courses: (Ages 12-15)

December 2018: Black and White Photography


  • I learnt a lot more about framing and taking reflection photos.
    Rachel, age 11
  •  I learnt how to change the shutter speed to capture rain drops, and also how to take an amazing reflection photo
    Hadi, age 12
  •  The course was interesting, imaginative and immense!
    Joshua, age 14

Black and White Photography

Venue: ONCA Gallery, Brighton

Date: Saturday 1st December 2018

Time: 10.30-1pm

Ages: 12-15

Fee: £45 (Optional additional £10 for DSLR camera hire)

Our students will learn how to take great photographs in black and white in today’s course, using different compositional skills to help them arrange their images in their viewfinders. We’ll go over how the camera makes a photograph, using aperture to tell a story and shutter speed to show motion. We’ll look at the famous work of great of black and white photographers: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Vivian Maier and Robert Frank, and discuss how we can create our own great images before we head out together to take them. Our students will finish with a wonderful set of black and white images.

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Brighton Central – ONCA Gallery:

The wonderful ONCA Gallery embraces diverse perspectives and needs and are proud to help people imagine, and move towards, thriving futures. To do this, they partner with local and international artists and organisations, specialising in creative learning projects with children and young people.

ONCA is located in the centre of Brighton a few yards from The eclectic Lanes, The train station, ample parking and a short walk to the sea shore.

The building is situated in a beautiful Regency Row on St Georges Place, overlooking St Peters Church and the park.

Great food and diverse shopping can be found in the streets surrounding.

  • Drop off is on Trafalgar St, 20 m from the entrance.
  • Parking can be found at The Trafalgar Street car park (250 m)
  • Brighton Train Station is a 3min walk along Trafalgar Street (400 m)
  • Regular buses stop outside the door on St Georges Place.


14 St Georges Place


East Sussex


If you’re interested in booking on to our 12 week Duke of Edinburgh Award Photography Skills Course then click here.