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 315 reviews.

  • Sarah Salloukh

  • 8 days ago

Amazing course

Amazing course, well organised and divided. Full of information and easy to understand. The tutor was never late to mark...

  • j.turagabeci

  • 18 days ago

Simply the Best.

Very easy to follow and understand the tutorials,as a newbie...Im over the moon.Thank you

  • Natasha Leach

  • 31 days ago

Everything you need to know

Such a flexible way to learn, with fantastic assignments to really help consolidate the content within each module. I highly...

  • Robin Walker

  • 32 days ago

Fantastic course,

Fantastic course,

  • Kristy-Lee Henville

  • 41 days ago

Excellent course

Excellent course! I really enjoyed it and learnt alot.

  • Marie

  • 46 days ago

Great learning experience

Great learning experience. Thoroughly enjoyed the course.

  • Philip Ellison

  • 51 days ago

A really good course!

A really good course balancing theory and practical with loads of examples, support, tutor's comments, etc. For a very competitive price,...

  • TedMyat

  • 59 days ago

Yes I would recommend

Yes I would recommend. I have learned a lot and the course study guides are informative. People around me noticed...

  • Candice Good

  • 59 days ago

I highly recommend this course to…

I highly recommend this course to anyone with an interest in photography. I have learnt so much more than i...

  • Tamryn Mackie

  • 67 days ago

Great experience learnt a huge amount!

Great experience learnt a huge amount!

  • Matthew Dumas

  • 76 days ago

Fantastic...

Fantastic... Such a good course, from the very start I have learnt so much. It's all very straight forward to understand,...

  • Mikayla Eussen

  • 77 days ago

Insightful, Challenging, and Improving.

This course is really helping me take my photography to the next level. I am learning a lot, the assignments...

  • Kaby

  • 78 days ago

I would highly recommend this course.

I would recommend this course for those who are self motivated and have an interest or passion for photography You will...

  • Srivathsan

  • 83 days ago

A must foundation for all budding photographers

To be honest I cannot compare with other photography courses as this is my first course in photography. I have...

  • Lauren Johnston

  • Saturday 18 August 2018 at 05:33

So far I’ve found it very informative…

So far I’ve found it very informative and easy to follow. Learned heaps. Assignments are marked quickly and responses to...

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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 world-class photographer, twice published author, fine artist and filmmaker.

Student Testimonials

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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Stephen Savage

Sydney, NSW

If you are looking for a course to build your photography skill for hobby or profession, I would strongly recommend The Photography Institute. This course has opened my eyes to a much broader world of photography. Take the plunge!!

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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

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24 Weekly Payments

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

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The Photography Institute

4407/4 Daydream Street
Warriewood NSW 2102

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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International locations

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

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