Cutting edge diploma course in Professional Photography
Leading photographers contribute their knowledge
24 Hour student support
Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide
Discounts on Adobe products
Flexible payment options
Free website portfolio to display your work
7 Day money back guarantee
Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments
6 days ago
Should have done this years ago
Should have done this years ago. Now I enjoy my equipment thoroughly. Good to be challenged to do new and...
Ilse Carine van den Bergh
28 days ago
I'm learning a lot and can already see a huge improvement in my photos. I'm excited to check out the...
31 days ago
I love the course
I love the course, extremely informative.
37 days ago
The best in my opinion
I'm happy I chose the photography institute.
Franciscus C.G. Stark
37 days ago
Offering excellent value for money
Offering excellent value for money. Wortwhile course, recommended to all who woyld want to progress in photography.
43 days ago
Thorough, professional, educational and inspirational - highly recommended.
Danica De Beer
46 days ago
Best Photography Course
My tutor, and author of the program, George is incredibly insightful, helpful and gives advice instead of ridicule. He is...
49 days ago
My knowledge and experience in…
My knowledge and experience in photography has never been this good in my life, thanks to The Photography Institute!!
50 days ago
Learned so much
Learned so much. Will recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn more of photography.
Natalie-Celeste van Lelyveld
51 days ago
I am very blessed to have found this…
I am very blessed to have found this institute. I have learned so much already and can't wait for the...
64 days ago
This journey so far has been…
This journey so far has been challenging, insightful and fun. I have to add at some stages, frustrating. However, I’ve...
Willem Johannes Coetzee
70 days ago
I fell in love with light.
"... and (we) will now discuss intangibles such as the quality and feel of light. In a way, I became...
73 days ago
This course is filled with everything a…
This course is filled with everything a beginner needs to know and offers so much support from tutors and the...
77 days ago
Everything is amazing
Everything is amazing. I get all the help I need while at the same time learning so much more!!
82 days ago
I am really enjoying this course
I am really enjoying this course. Lesrning so much about photography and what you can do with your camera equipment
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.Read More
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.View Module Outlines
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.View Advanced Module Outlines
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.Read more about the Institute
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In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating R 50.00 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.Read more about the partnership
Internationally recognised and acclaimed, Steven Vote is a photographer, director, twice published author, mentor, fine artist, and filmmaker.
Gary Wallis has been a freelance photographer for over 20 years working mainly in fashion and portraiture.
Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that.
Lagos State, Nigeria
I started with no knowledge on what photography was and today I am being recognized and nominated in my field. Thank you for nurturing me and providing the opportunity that is defining me.Read More
When I enrolled with The Photography Institute, I had little knowledge of the technicality of photography and handling of equipment. All I carried was passion in my heart for photography that’s all, and it was just all over the place.Read More
I have enjoyed every minute of working and studying with The Photography Institute and would certainly recommend it to anyone who is thinking of advancing their skills or simply getting into photography.Read More
I truly feel like I have climbed a gigantic mountain that fills my heart with joy. And it all started when I clicked that button to enrol.
Thank you 'The Photography Institute'.Read More
We now live in the digital era, and this institution has by far, the best online platform there is to learn and grow. With the amazing tutors available that are also specialists in their fields, to being able to join the private Facebook group where you're able to receive critique and showcase your passionRead More
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.Read More
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