About the Photography 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.

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.

How to study online?

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.

Connect with other photography students

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!

On successful completion of the Professional Photography Course you will have the skills and knowledge required to become a freelance photographer either as a full or part time career, as a profitable sideline or just as an exciting new hobby.

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'.

Chiara Edwards

Johannesburg

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Excellent

Rated 9.4 out of 10 based on 168 reviews.

  • Marco van der ryst

  • 1 day ago

This is an Excellent place for anyone…

This is an Excellent place for anyone who wants to do more with there love of photography.

  • Verushka Mari van der Mescht

  • 8 days ago

5 $T@R

Wise knowledge, great assignments, quick marking & response and the best feedback from knowledgeable tutors - Thanks guys!

  • Jean du Plessis

  • 11 days ago

Great course

Great Course! Definitely learned a lot so far and I can't wait to get started with the advance modules. Quick...

  • Juwayriya Docrat

  • 17 days ago

I fell in love with photography because of the PI

I absolutely love The Photography Institute, the fact that’s it’s easy to use and that when I’m stuck I can...

  • Rudi Andre Olivier

  • 35 days ago

Take your photography to the next level.

If you want to take your photography to the next level then this course is for you. Learn more than...

  • Anneke Brandt

  • 35 days ago

Excellent course

This course is highly recommended, Value for money.

  • Heleen Olivier

  • 44 days ago

Amazing Course!

Amazing! This course was easy to follow, gave sufficient detail and background on all subjects. My tutor provided a lot...

  • S Basson

  • 45 days ago

Thank you Photography Institute

What a wonderful opportunity and pleasure it has been to study Professional Photography through The Photography Institute. To anyone interested...

  • Juanita Henriëtta Graham

  • 52 days ago

Excellent I would definitely recommend…

Excellent I would definitely recommend the Photography Institute to anyone.

  • Babette Taljaard

  • 58 days ago

This is the best photography course…

This is the best photography course online. It’s not too expensive and the tutor and support team are always there...

  • Matthew Dane vogt

  • 60 days ago

Great course really recommend it to…

Great course really recommend it to anyone who wants to do an in depth photography online course my tutor was...

  • John Gemmell

  • 75 days ago

Excellent

Excellent. The course is very helpful and interesting and my tutor Gary was very good both in his timeous feed...

  • Estelle Swanepoel

  • 86 days ago

I would like to do another course…

I would like to do another course through The Photography Institute. I've already recommended this course to a few friends...

  • Kevin Chen

  • Monday 15 October 2018 at 07:40

Learned a lot from this course and had…

Learned a lot from this course and had plenty of fun while doing so,I would absolutely recommend to anyone who...

  • Ray

  • Thursday 04 October 2018 at 16:55

Excellent experience

Excellent experience