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 378 reviews.

  • Margie McClelland

  • 4 days ago

I highly recommend The Photography…

I highly recommend The Photography Institute's photographic course. It has given me a better understanding of my camera and lens...

  • Natalie

  • 6 days ago

Quality Online Course

Quality material in the modules, constructive feedback, prompt marking of assignments.

  • Sharyn Gilbert

  • 6 days ago

I have learnt so much!!!

I have learnt so much!!!! I’ve always loved taking photos but the knowledge that I’ve acquired through this course is...

  • Yommyella Brown

  • 8 days ago

I love studying here it’s fun

I love studying here it’s fun and challenging at the same time. This course is design to any camera user...

  • Mohammed Shah

  • 9 days ago

The best course by far.

I have tried other institutions previously but this course is by far the best. Recommend this program to anyone.

  • Sophie Kogos

  • 10 days ago

Fantastic!

I loved this course! Loved the mixture of theory and practical! I had no technical knowledge when I started and...

  • Matthew Dumas

  • 14 days ago

Fantastic course

Fantastic course, learnt lots and am a little sad it's over...

  • Katie McKenna

  • 15 days ago

I have found feedback to be useful

I have found feedback to be useful, relevant, fair and honest. I have also found that the content of the module...

  • Jess M

  • 15 days ago

Loving this course

Loving this course and learning so much, highly recommend!

  • Josiah Gillam

  • 16 days ago

BRILLIANT!!!!!!!

I have found the Photography Institute to be a brilliant course that covers everything.

  • Robyn Manteit

  • 19 days ago

Review

This experience has been exceptional so far. I have learned so much from this course and I can't wait to...

  • Belinda Brookes

  • 20 days ago

since I started this course I have

since I started this course I have become so aware of shapes colours and objects around me, I really enjoying...

  • Andrea Horsey

  • 24 days ago

I've definitely been challenged and…

I've definitely been challenged and learnt a lot since starting The Photography Institute's online course. As a relative novice, I...

  • Elaine Bolton

  • 25 days ago

Great course

Great course, easy to understand even for those without much photography experience.

  • Dorothy Lane

  • 34 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...

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 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.

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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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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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$999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

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Money Back Guarantee

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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.

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International locations

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

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