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Our Tutors have been handpicked for their own professional success and their ability to pass on what they know. The tutors who work for us are not just teachers, but the leading professionals in their field.

Your personal tutor will guide you through each step of the course, offering personalised and specific feedback on your submitted work. If you ever have any questions in relation to your course, all you need to do is send your tutor a message and they will promptly reply with an answer.
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.

One of the greatest benefits of this course is your one-on-one relationship with your personal tutor – gain the inside information on how to develop your career or hobby aspirations from a working professional.


George Seper

American born photographer George Seper has been photographing food for over 30 years. He is the longest continuous contributor to Vogue Entertaining and Travel Australia, who recently commissioned him to photograph their 30th Anniversary cover among other features.

His list of clients include the best advertising agencies and magazines worldwide. He has won prestigious awards including the gold and silver folio awards and has images represented in the photographic collection of the Australian National Gallery. George is currently photographing a series of cookbooks for Murdoch Books.

George is currently based in Australia and works from his studio in Sydney when not travelling on assignment.

Please feel free to view George’s work here:

Louise Whelan

Louise Whelan began her career with a business degree, however with her unwavering passion for the arts she changed careers and studied at Ultimo TAFE in order to complete an Advanced Certificate III in Photography.

Her 15 year photographic practice is diverse, working across various fields from documentary and fine art photography through to corporate, editorial and advertising work. Louise has been described as “the light magician” by a well known Australian film director Peter Butt for her stills work on Australian drama and film sets. Louise travels nationally to conduct workshops for the Moran Arts foundation. Her current work includes documenting Ethnic communities for the State Libraries of both NSW and Western Australia.

Louise is widely published and has exhibited nationally and internationally. In 2012 alone Louise won 1st prize in the Social documentary section of the Julia Cameron International Women’s Award UK; was one of the 10 Australian photographers to feature in Fuji 10x100 Book; winner of the Critic Choice Headon Portrait Prize; a finalist in the Australian National Portrait Prize; finalist Queensland Centre for Photography Portrait Prize and is now one of the 10 touring National artist selected by LEGO for their 50 year anniversary campaign in Australia. Louise has been a finalist and prize winner in many awards including The Moran Photographic Prize, The Pollux Awards World Photographic Gala Awards, NSW Parliamentary Plein Air Landscape Prize, Olive Cotton Portrait Prize, Renaissance Photography Prize Mall Gallery London, WPGA Biennial International Exhibition at the Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, the Mussellbrook photographic prize, Sydney Life Photographic prize and Shoot the Chef photographic prize.

Louise’s work is held in the National Library of Australia, the State Library of NSW, Parliament House of NSW, Tafe NSW, The Mall Gallery London and many private collections.    
Please feel free to view Louise’s work here:


David Dennings

Australian born photographer David Dennings' creative career began 10 years ago as a retoucher in the advertising industry. His work in the traditional art of Photo Lithography (which has since become Graphic Prepress) gave him the opportunity to work with some extremely talented and experienced photographers where he began learning the tricks of the trade.

David has since owned and operated a number of photographic / retouching businesses and spent a considerable amount of time in marketing and new businesses within the photographic industry.

Specialising in landscapes, still life and weddings, David has had the opportunity to work for high profile clients such as BMF Advertising, Publicis Mojo, Grey Advertising and JWT. David is currently working on an exciting new project which will be shot in Taipei, Taiwan.

Please feel free to view David’s work here:

Steven Vote

Internationally recognised and acclaimed, Steven Vote is an Australian born world class photographer, twice published author, fine artist and filmmaker.

Blurring the line between commerce and art; Steven's lush, rich and very distinct commercial imagery has appeared in magazines and on billboards across the globe. Steven's work has been featured in American Photo, PDN, Popular Photography, Applied Arts, and singled out by Graphis Photo Annual for exceptional imagery. He is a passionate and diligent fine artist, with collectors in Australia, North America and Europe.

After an advertising and editorial photography career of almost 20 years; living in Sydney, London, Paris and most recently, New York (his home for more than a decade), Steven Vote now lives with his young family in a very small town in Western Massachusetts.

Please feel free to view Steven’s work here:

Eddy Archer

Eddy Archer is an Australian born photographer who is passionate about black and white imagery, travel photography and post production. While he predominantly works locally with a variety of clients, he has also spent time overseas shooting personal work in places such as Burma, Vietnam, China, Italy and France.

Eddy has completed a Bachelor of Media Studies (in design/photography) and continues to undertake further self-directed and structured education while working. This is in the pursuit of continuous professional development.

Eddy shoots in both digital and film and collects analogue cameras in his spare time.

Please feel free to view Eddy’s work here:

David Goldman

Canadian born photographer David Goldman’s professional career began in 1994 when he left his hometown Toronto for Los Angeles. For 12 years David worked with the biggest record labels and television companies around such as Warner Brothers. During this time he created a body of iconic and memorable imagery for music, advertising and celebrity clientele. David’s captivating work features artists from Madonna to Muse, Blink 182 to Maynard James Keenan.

With his move to New York in 2005 David shifted his focus towards travel and advertising work, though he still enjoys the high fashion photography he shoots for the Look-A-Like TV series he recently hosted. One glance at his website attests to David’s extraordinary talent in his chosen field.

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Gary Wallis

British born photographer Gary Wallis had been a freelance photographer for 15 years working mainly in fashion and portraiture. He has shot for magazines around the world including Japanese Vogue, Dutch Elle, British Marie Claire, The Independent Magazine, Evening Standard, Dazed and Confused, Swedish Slitz Magazine and lots more. His commercial clients have included Topman, Motorolla, Lloyds, Harper Collins.

Gary has also taught photography at leading UK Art College Central Saint Martins for 14 years and is now Subject Leader in Photography for the Graphic Design Degree Course.

Please feel free to view Gary’s work here:

Matthew Evans

British born photographer Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that. He has since worked for a variety of clients focusing on architecture, products as well as commercial and private portraiture.

His love for travel photography has taken Matthew across the UK and Europe on a number of commissioned and stock based projects.

Matthew’s most recent project involves developing artwork installations such as photographic wallpapers for projects for architects and interior designers.

Please feel free to view Matthew’s work here:


Stephen Power

Stephen Power is a British born award-winning photographer, based in County Limerick, Ireland, with more than 28 years experience in editorial and commercial photography.

His recent clients include: Tourism Ireland, Bord Bia (Irish Food Authority), Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times Travel Supplement (UK), Dorling Kindersley Travel Guides (UK) and Johnson Press International. Stephen has also appeared on national Irish TV talking about his photography work.
He holds a Masters Degree in Education from the South bank University, London and has many years experience of teaching adults - at all skill levels of photography and digital imaging - from beginner to experienced photographer.

Stephen’s latest photography book “Traditional Notes: A Celebration of Irish Music and Musicians” was published by The Liffey Press (Dublin) in October 2011.

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