Do you want to capture more of life around you? Would you like to be a bolder photographer? See the world around you with different eyes!

“Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places.”


The course runs over five consecutive Thursdays from 6:30–8:30pm.

Field trip will take place on Saturday 14 December from 10am–4:30pm.

You can develop your interest in photography further through a range of creative and practical photography courses at Banbury and Bicester College. Browse the full list to get inspired.

What I’ll learn

While there is no formal qualification, provided that you engage with the full course experience, you will benefit in several ways; a different appreciation for photography generally, a deeper understanding of this particular genre, practical skills to tackle a variety of projects, a number of images to add to your personal portfolio, a wider network of peers to support you in the future.

How I’ll learn

Through a combination of exploration, conversation, practical assignments and field work, this short course will help you understand the key elements of street photography, develop skills to perform it well, build your confidence, and refine your personal style.

How I’ll be assessed

There are no formal assessments on this course.

Entry Requirements

Street Photography is for anyone interested in the genre, regardless of experience.  

You will find you get more from the course if you have a digital camera with manual controls and you are already familiar with the essentials of using this.