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.
The Professional Photography Course is delivered online and consists of 12 modules and 12 interactive assignments. The normal time required to complete the course is 24 weeks, although we will allow you up to 12 months if required. During this time you will be educated in all aspects of photography by George Seper; one of the top freelance photographers around. His vast wealth of accumulated knowledge is provided to you, along with the ways to apply this knowledge to the areas of photography that most interest you.
The business of photography is not just about award winning images. It can also be about the right picture at the right time. Newspapers, magazines and websites worldwide are constantly on the lookout for new and interesting material. The opportunities are enormous and always growing.
All the learning is done online in that when you enrol you receive a username and password, which enables you to log onto our secure student site. From there you can download your first module, which you could liken to your textbook as it contains all the information you will need to complete assignment one. Each module is approximately 60 pages in length and is full of detailed technical information delivered in a friendly, conversational manner that is easy to understand. The concepts are further explained by way of diagrams, images and examples.
Once you have completed your assignment (some are just theoretical, but the majority of assignments combine both theory and fun practical tasks) you then upload it onto our site for your tutor to mark. The tutors will give you a grade (out of 10) and a comprehensive evaluation of your work and ideas and help nurture and improve your skills each step of the way.
What makes The Photography Institute so unique is that throughout our course you have access to the safety net and guidance of the team here at Student Support, who you can contact 24/7. It is not simply a case of giving you a textbook and off you go - far from it.
You also have direct contact with your personal tutor who guides you closely through each step of the course, offering personalised and specific constructive criticism on your submitted work. If you ever have any questions in relation to your course or assignments, all you need to do is send your tutor a quick message and they will reply with an answer as soon as they can.
With this close tutor mentorship, you will feel like your tutor is in the same room as you, and all this can be achieved from the comfort of your own home. That is the beauty of our course, you can study when you like and at your own pace.
The tutors who work for us are not just teachers, but the best working professionals in their field. By drawing on their knowledge you will gain an edge that will help you realise your true potential.
We have a Facebook Group that we have exclusively designed for our students. This group contains thousands of our students from across the globe interacting with each other on all topics covered by our course. It provides a great opportunity for students to meet fellow students from all over the world, ask questions, share knowledge and experience, upload work, give and receive feedback, make new friends and talk everything photography!
The tutors always return assignments promptly with very helpful responses and information. A professional opinion on your photographs is an excellent learning tool.
A sample of our students images
3 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...
3 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...
11 days ago
Great experience learnt a huge amount!
Great experience learnt a huge amount!
19 days ago
Fantastic... Such a good course, from the very start I have learnt so much. It's all very straight forward to understand,...
21 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...
22 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...
27 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...
35 days ago
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...
40 days ago
My tutor is quick to mark my…
My tutor is quick to mark my assignments and the feedback is concise and to the point. I love how...
45 days ago
Highly recommended course.
The course material was useful, the assignments were of great benefit, the feedback was constructive and timely. I finished the...
Tamlyn Van der Heeverl
45 days ago
I am a lover of photography but I have…
I am a lover of photography but I have always battled with confidence. This course has helped me in so...
47 days ago
Easy to understand, relevant and available for all skill levels and equipment styles. This course so far has been very...
52 days ago
Fantastic course from beginner to professional
Fantastic course ,perfect from beginner to professional. Amazing tutor who went above & beyond , helping me clearly & quickly....
54 days ago
The course is very broad and detailed
The course is very broad and detailed, modules can be a little challenging for beginners but rewarding in the end....
55 days ago
I learned so much!!
Excellent course for those who want to know how to get the best out of their DSLR camera and even...