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Diploma Course

Cutting edge online Diploma Course in Professional Photography

Leading Photographers

Leading photographers contribute their knowledge

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Payment Options

Flexible payment options


7 Day money back guarantee


Free website portfolio to display your work


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

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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 normal time required to complete the course is 24 weeks, however you can take up to 12 months to finish, if required.

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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.

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 focussing on The Photography Institute as the vehicle for teaching his unique skills.

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

Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Steven Vote

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

Gary Wallis

Gary Wallis has been a freelance photographer for over 20 years working mainly in fashion and portraiture.

David Goldman

David’s captivating work features artists from Madonna to Muse, Blink 182 to Maynard James Keenan.

Student Testimonials

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

The material is structured, neat and well planned. The course covered all of the topics that are required for you to decide which path you would like to take in photography.

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Jeannie Celeste Kenney

Completing the course has given me an extra step ahead in pursuing my career. The theory behind photography is much clearer and I now realise that photography is not just a click of a button but so much more.

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Student Portfolios

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

View some of the best of our students work below.
Verity Sparrow
German Goldus
Cassandra Kennedy
Robert Makol
Christopher Scholey
Georgia Darlow

Course Fees

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


Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

Course Fee

R 6,999.00

R 29163
per week


Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

Course Fee

R 6,999.00

R 1,16650
per month

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Money Back Guarantee

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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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