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Campus Resources

Photography students are based in the East Garth and use the purpose-built studio and digital darkroom. A team of technicians provide inductions and ongoing technical support.

Students at digital workstations

Digital Darkroom

24 Apple iMac workstations. Software includes Aperture, Capture One and Adobe Creative Suite, data projection is installed for reviewing and critiquing work, high quality flat bed transparency/ reflective scanners are installed, as well as a photographic quality inkjet printer.

student in NUA studio

Photography studio

Equipped with a range of professional studio equipment from tabletop still life work to full-length model photography. The studio includes a full blackout studio with flexible options for configuring the layout to suit the varied requirement of individual and taught study. Professional DSLR camera kits with specialist lenses; medium format digital camera kits and a full range of professional studio lighting, camera supports and accessories are provided for use in the studio.

General Technical Sessions

Optional software inductions available to all students introduce you to a wide range of creative possibilities and output options.

  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Indesign for Beginners
  • Illustrator for Beginners
  • Preparing files for print
  • Silk screen inductions
  • DSLR Induction
  • Photoshop extra techniques
  • Audio Equipment Induction
Students collecting equipment

Media Resource Centre

A central resource for professional DSLR cameras, lenses, tripods, lighting and AV equipment. Portable studio flash kits and other specialist items are available for Photography students.

library shelves

NUA Library

The largest specialist art, design and media collection in the East of England including 32,000 books, 1,300 journal subscriptions and 3,000 DVDs.