London College Of Style

Fashion Photography
Advanced Diploma


12 Weeks

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Intermediate to Advanced



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If your ultimate goal is to become a dynamic and innovative Fashion Photographer this Fashion Photography Course is designed for you. LCS training is steeped in the heart of the buzzing fashion and photography industries. Led by the formidable Fashion & Portrait photographers Tiffany Mumford – Vogue, Elle, L’Officiel and Simon Melber – Vogue, develop your creative voice and elevate your existing photographic skills considerably. Enhance your photographic vision interfacing directly with the fashion industry in London on a series of industry-immersed projects on our accredited Advanced Fashion Photography Course.


Designed specifically for intermediate level photographers, who want to work professionally as a Fashion Photographer. From Day 1 this fashion photography course places strong emphasis on your career, with focus on the skills and approaches in demand from clients.

You will master technical fashion photography at industry level and achieve industry recognition, as you shoot for high profile celebrity and glossy magazine clients.

You will also master studio and natural lighting across your work, led by an expert team in an interactive and engaging learning environment as a small group. You will learn with precision, depth of field, capturing motion, light temperature,, digital image resolution, ISO and shutter speed, lenses how to focus the lens (auto, continuous, single etc.) in preparation to work on a series of industry based live commercial and creative fashion projects.

You will be supported to develop an impressive range of practical fashion photography skills while learning fashion and photography theory. You will also have the opportunity to gain much hands-on experience in industry working on a series of high profile fashion-based projects and additional working opportunities including: fashion, editorial, advertising, production and post-production, digital imaging, art direction, and picture editing. as a proficient networker to grow game-changing relationships.

As you move through the fashion photography training, our team who are highly experienced in this field, you share in-depth knowledge of fashion industry, and work alongside you to define your individual photographic style as you learn how to pitch to and attract commercial paying clients, tailor and edit your work for them.

Over the 12 weeks you will work across a variety of photographic facilities and locations, to master diverse skills, including multi photographic studios with hair and makeup.

LCS has many direct links to industry enabling you to benefit from our range of contacts including guest speaks, work experience opportunities and jobs. Recent photography talent from this course are working with fashion brands, brands and designers for e-com, look books, fashion ad campaigns, celebrity, fashion publications, advertising agencies, leading London fashion model agencies and have shot at London Fashion Week.

LCS Talent Membership

An important part of the Fashion Photography Advanced Diploma training, gives you lifelong access to our LCS Talent Membership. Join the buzz of our fashion and photography steeped community for on-going support to give you the tools and opportunities to realise your career goals. We give you access to areas that take much time to build on your own: an industry network, high profile collaborations, work experience and jobs. Attend exclusive guest speaks and exciting live events including London Fashion Week plus shooting with press access. Select to work with our team of mentors over a series of professional development classes, to propel your professional success.

Amazing things happen at LCS.

We’ve nurtured so many talents just like you through this extensive fashion photography course who are now working as:

  • Fashion Photographers
  • E-commerce Photographers
  • Portrait Photographers
  • Documentary Photographers
  • Commercial Photographers
  • Art Photographers


Equipment Requirements

You’ll need to purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud / Adobe Photoshop and have access to a laptop. You’ll also need to own/have access to a DSLR camera.

Additional Materials Requirement

Compulsory photographic materials (film paper), digital printing, mounting, workbooks, trips, memory sticks and printing: £200-£300.

If you have no previous experience, you will need to complete the Photography for Beginners Online Diploma before you can apply for this industry training.

Is it right for you?

The LCS Fashion Photography course focus is on your career. Set in an industry steeped environment it allows you to explore and develop your creative photographic style. exploring in-depth lighting and post-production skills too, equipping you with a specialist skillset a thorough understanding of the fashion industry the mindset and the support network to succeed.

Applicants will be required to supply a variety of work in a digital portfolio, photography tests and examples.

  • Fashion Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Photojournalism / Street Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • E-Commerce Photography
  • Lifestyle, Social Media and Blogging Photography
  • Celebrity
  • Art Direction
  • Fashion Editing
  • Brand Photography
  • Technical and Camera Operation
  • Lighting
  • Photographic Production
  • Post-Production and Photoshop
Course Fees and Dates


£5,895 inclusive of VAT

The Fashion Photography course runs on a flexible timetable on a Monday and Tuesday and half day of blended learning on various Fridays with industry opportunities additionally, to accommodate students wanting to work alongside training as well as those looking for full time commitment.

Timetables may vary occasionally due to British Bank Holidays.

All course fees can be made by interest-free instalment payments. Please contact the LCS team for a person plan today.

Please NotePlaces are in high demand, therefore a deposit must be received to secure your place on this course.

For more information on fees, deposits and refunds, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.


All course fees can be made by interest-free instalment payments. Please contact the LCS team for a person plan today.

Please NotePlaces are in high demand, therefore a deposit must be received to secure your place on this course. For more information on fees, deposits and refunds, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.


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Entry Requirements

This training is suitable for beginners to intermediates and requires some coursework. This course is taught at IELTS level 6. This training requires you to be a competent speaker of English. You must be over 18 years old. The course assumes a moderate level of digital literacy, including how to use web browsers, search engines, word processing software (e.g. Word, Pages) and engagement with social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, Pages). Access to a laptop or tablet is advised, although the course can also be accessed by smartphone.

Student Finance

LCS is delighted to offer applicants a personalised interest-free repayment plan. Simply choose “YES” when asked ‘Do you require finance?’ within your online application.

London Campus

London College of Style
CIEE Global Building
46-47 Russell Square
London WC1B 4JP

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Meet the Team Invested in Your Success

You will join live masterclasses, online classes, industry projects, receive consistent personal feedback, 1-to-1 and group video calls, as well as emotional support from a team of creative leaders with you every step of the way.
Ram Shergill

Ram Shergill

Fashion and Editorial Photographer

Simon Melber

Simon Melber

Editorial and Fashion Photographer

Tiffany Mumford

Tiffany Mumford

Fashion Photographer

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Success Stories

LCS graduates succeed thanks to the industry-led training they’ve received. Our unique way of teaching means graduates leave with the skills, mind-set, contacts and experience needed to excel in the real world – here are just a few of their success stories…

Vitalij Sidorovic

Fashion Photographer

Studying Photography at LCS was fantastic. Since graduating I have worked commercially with clients Manolo Blahnik and Selfridges. I can’t recommend it enough.

Manu Requejo

Fashion Stylist

It changed my life! Thanks to LCS, I got to work with UK pop sensation Little Mix. I now style campaigns for Reebok, editorials, celebrities and music videos.


Maksim Timofeev

Menswear Personal Stylist

The Diploma certification is a powerful validation for my Men’s Personal Styling Business. After studying, I raised prices on my services by 30% & started London shopping tours.


A recognised path for aspiring creatives to kick start their careers

We have had the pleasure of taking on students from LCS for the past few seasons and hopefully many more, supporting us backstage as well as front of house for Fashion Scout Shows. The students were amazing and great to work with, receiving fantastic feedback from our team as well as all our designers.

LCS created by industry professionals as a centre of excellence for all things fashion, creative and style

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