The Professional Photography Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

Benefits of the Course

The Professional Photography Course is provided online.
You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace.

Online Course

Cutting edge online course in Professional Photography

Leading Photographers

Leading photographers contribute their knowledge

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide

Product Discounts

Discounts on Adobe products

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 9.4 out of 10 based on 362 reviews.

  • Dorothy Lane

  • 5 days ago

Awesome course!

I've just completed this course and I have to say it's been an absolute pleasure and a delight all the...

  • Julita

  • 7 days ago

Absolutely Outstanding

The Photography Institute has been absolutely outstanding in terms of a learning experience as well as tutoring support. I would...

  • Jackie

  • 11 days ago

Excellent!

Best decision I ever made!!

  • Peter Youngs

  • 14 days ago

A real learning experience

A real learning experience Did not know quite what to expect as I decided to take this course after my retirement...

  • Tibor Udvary

  • 14 days ago

A very impressive course,well designed…

A very impressive course,well designed and very informative that caters for all skill levels. There is always something new to...

  • Ken Janson

  • 16 days ago

Would thoroughly recommend

A well constructed and thought out training course. Structured modules that take you sometimes very technical theories and practices but...

  • Jo Stanton

  • 22 days ago

Amazing Course!!!!

This course is absolutely AWESOME. I loved every second of it. Its clear, concise content is super easy to follow...

  • Elise Catterall

  • 23 days ago

I found the course to be really…valuable

I found the course to be really valuable - I gained a lot of technical knowledge and the assignments pushed...

  • Jason Felsch

  • 24 days ago

This course has been much more than I…

This course has been much more than I expected the content is designed to give you the best start into...

  • Tamara

  • 27 days ago

Best photography course

Loved the support from the teachers, learning so much and only half way through the course.

  • christin

  • 29 days ago

Highly recommend photography institute…

Highly recommend photography institute - easy to deal with and fast response from tutors

  • JJ

  • 30 days ago

Amazing course!

Amazing course! My tutor is great and an inspiration. He always answers my questions, even if they are gear related and takes...

  • Rebecca Brewster

  • 32 days ago

Great content

I really valued the learning and feedback provided by the tutors. I have grown within my confidence and looking to...

  • Renee Hanrahan

  • 35 days ago

Love this course

Love this course! I’ve learnt so much and have gained so much experience from this course

  • Kristy I

  • 41 days ago

I 100% would recommend this…

I definitely would recommend this course to anyone, new or experienced. A wealth of knowledge and great teacher, very patient...

The Course

This is a cutting edge professional photography course written and directed by some of the best working photographers in their field. The aim of the course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional photographer or as a keen hobbyist. This is an up-to-date and comprehensive course covering every aspect of photography.

Read More

Course Outline

The Professional Photography Course is delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced. Normally you would expect to be dedicating on average about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

View Module Outlines

Advanced Modules

Students also have the opportunity to delve deeper into areas of Photography through the purchasing of Advanced Modules that are available to students who have demonstrated a strong foundation knowledge of Photography. These are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

View Advanced Module Outlines

The Institute

The Photography Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in photography using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

Read more about the Institute

Find us on social networks

Accreditation

We are recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $5.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria.UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials.We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

Read more about the partnership

The Author

George Seper began his photographic career in New York City in the early 1970's and has had a long and illustrious career shooting in a variety of photography genres. George has an enormous wealth of knowledge in all aspects of photography, both practical and theoretical. George nowadays still shoots professionally while focusing on The Photography Institute as the vehicle for teaching his unique skills.

George's work has appeared in publications in over 30 countries.


Read more about the Author

Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Justin Aitken
Justin has had his work published in many magazines, books, and websites.
George Seper

Internationally respected, George Seper has been photographing food for over 30 years.

Yvette Worboys
Yvette Worboys has been teaching photography in the VET sector since 2008 and as a casual academic Sydney College of the Arts for five years.
Steven Vote

Internationally recognised and acclaimed, Steven Vote is a photographer, director, twice published author, mentor, fine artist, and filmmaker.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Louise Moloney

Armstrong Creek, QLD

I look at things differently not just when I have my camera - lights, shadows, patterns, highlights and such and think how I would capture them.

Read More
Daniel Ragusa

Brisbane, QLD

This course is an excellent and professional course and for anyone looking to start a career or hobby in photography. I highly recommend this course with PI and I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Read More
Joshua Madden

Sydney, NSW

I can say with confidence that I would definitely recommend this course for aspiring photographers or even amateur photographers that just want to become better at using their camera.

Read More
Simon Everiss

Croydon Park, NSW

Since completing this course I have established myself and I am getting a steady flow of work from kids & family portraiture, weddings, corporate events and selling fine art prints.

Read More
Courtney Raper

Avalon, NSW

George Seper is ingenious! I have not studied since 2005 so I wasn't sure how I would fair but he made this course a delight to read, all the while you are learning invaluable information and at times laughing along as you go!

Read More
Caitlin Kohinga

Melbourne, VIC

I've learnt my camera back to front and only use manual now for everything. I feel confident with my knowledge and technique to work with clients. Not only through my work, but with what clients really want, and purely now, just kicking goals.

Read More

Student Portfolios

All of our students are provided a free portfolio website to display their work.

Course Fees

We offer a number of payment options to make your enrolment easy

Pay in Full

Save $100.00

Now Only

$999.00

Enrol

Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

per week

Enrol

Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

per month

Enrol

All prices are displayed in AUD

Money Back Guarantee

Not happy? Contact us within 7 days of your enrolment to receive a full refund.

Contact Us

Complete the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible

Please ensure you have entered your name, a valid email address and message.
Please enter your fullname. Please enter your fullname.
Please enter a valid email address. Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter a short message. Please enter a short message.
Message Sent

Thank you for taking the time to contact us.

One of our team members will be in contact with you within the next 24 hours.

To ensure you receive all communication from our team, please add to your email contact list or email address book. This is to stop our emails being blocked by your email provider's SPAM filters.

The Photography Institute

4407/4 Daydream Street
Warriewood NSW 2102

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

View the FAQs

International locations

We offer our course in over 20 countries around the world.

View our other international locations