Shannon Willetts

Silhouette

Biography

Why did you choose to come to Petroc?
I chose to come to Petroc as I always heard good things about it and everyone is so nice and friendly, and your class feels like family.

What made you pick this particular course?
I picked this course as I really like things such as photography and filming and then the editing process, as I feel like I can make people see things from different perspectives.

What have been the highlights so far?
Some of my favourite things that I have done would be my final project last year in level 2 with my photography, and also what I am working on now with my river out documentary.

What do you most enjoy about studying at Petroc?
I enjoy studying here as the tutors make the lessons quite fun by getting us doing things such as the camera and helping us grow our skills.

Did you undertake any work experience throughout your studies?
I haven’t undertaken any work experience, but I do often go out and take photos on my camera at home, which helps me build my skills as I love taking photos, as it calms me and makes me happy.

What do you plan to do when you leave Petroc?
I am not sure yet, but I am considering doing a university course in photography, or doing the Media university course through Petroc if I decide to go university.

What’s the long-term plan?
I plan to hopefully become a photographer and have my own company in many types of photography, such as weddings, family portraits and nature.

Any advice for someone thinking of choosing the same course as you?
Some advice for those who may decide to do digital media, I can assure you that it is lots of fun, as you get to use different things such as cameras. You get to go out and feel you are in a work placement, as you get to build your skills more.

COURSE(S) STUDIED

Level 3 Creative Digital Media and Technology

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I chose to come to Petroc as I always heard good things about it and everyone is so nice and friendly, and your class feels like family.