The Professional Photography Course

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

Benefits of the Course

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

Diploma Course

Cutting edge diploma course in Professional Photography

Leading Photographers

Leading photographers contribute their knowledge

24/7 Support

24 Hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

Exclusive Facebook group with over 10,000 students worldwide

Product Discounts

Discounts on Adobe products

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 9.5 out of 10 based on 258 reviews.

  • Yolanda Le Roux

  • 4 days ago

I loved the course...now i just want…

I loved the course...now i just want to.work!!!

  • Vanda Brown

  • 5 days ago

I loved this course even though I took…

I loved this course even though I took 2 years with some set backs, I'm going to miss this family.

  • Chantal

  • 9 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this course

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this course. I loved every minutes of it and couldn't wait to get started on the...

  • Carey Renda

  • 13 days ago

This Course Is Life Changing!

Enrolling with The Interior Design Institute was the best decision I made. I would highly recommend this course to anyone...

  • Alishia Kriek

  • 14 days ago

5 Stars to The Interior Design Institute.

The Interior Design Institute course is one of the best educational platforms. I have enjoyed every moment of this course....

  • Elsie Moabe

  • 17 days ago

Interesting course

I enjoyed this course, it was interesting and challenging at the same time.

  • Deiane Van Jaarsveld

  • 18 days ago

Such a wonderful experience

Such a wonderful experience! I gained so much confidence, let alone experience! My tutor was extremely helpful and provided excellent...

  • Yvette Oosthuizen

  • 20 days ago

Should have done this course a long…

Should have done this course a long time ago. Best fun I ever had doing a course. The brake down...

  • Rene du Plooy

  • 20 days ago

What an amazing experience!

It was truly an great experience doing my interior design course through The Interior Design Institute. I had an amazing...

  • Alicia

  • 21 days ago

Great course

Great course, excellent support!

  • Johan De Jager

  • 21 days ago

A comprehensive and informative…

A comprehensive and informative interior design course. I'm thoroughly enjoying it!

  • Nichole van Staden

  • 22 days ago

This course is easy to access at your…

This course is easy to access at your own time Tutors are very friendly as well as the support team....

  • Leigh Harty

  • 27 days ago

Exceeded my expectations.

This course exceeded my expectations. On starting, I thought I was going to learn how to throw a few scatter...

  • Raquel da Cunha

  • 29 days ago

My experience of studying through the Interior Design Institute

Studying through the Interior Design Institute has been by far one of the most amazing experiences of my life thus...

  • Semakaleng Thulare

  • 29 days ago

The knowledge and relevant information…

The knowledge and relevant information contained in the course is just amazing. I feel ready to apply what I have...

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 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.

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Advanced Modules

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.

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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.

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Accreditation

We are recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $5.00 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.

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

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


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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
David Goldman
David’s captivating work features artists from Madonna to Muse, Blink 182 to Maynard James Keenan.

Steven Vote

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

Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that.

Gary Wallis

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

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
William J. G. Reilly

St. Catharines, ON

This course helps you build confidence and the skills needed to stand out against the thousands of Photographers out there!

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Teddy D. Marron

Scarborough, ON

This course definitely took learning photography to a new level for me. Now, I can proudly say that I am able to create images rather than just snapshots.

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Stephanie Combs

Edmonton, AB

This course is a fantastic way to learn from the basics of photography all the way to the business side of photography. I found it to be a rewarding challenge, which paid off greatly for me.

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Sabrina Crimeli

Burlington, ON

When I started the course I never thought that I would have ever actually started my own business, but I have and I am doing really well in it. The Photography Institute gave me all the tools and direction that I needed to understand the functionality of my camera and take a great photo.

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Melissa Aschenbrener

Cupar, SK

This course has helped me in so many ways, from getting to know my camera and how to use it, to different lighting situations, where to find work, and making my portfolio, just to name a few. I was able to get some jobs as I was progressing, and I just finished registering my business name. I have multiple clients and this is just the beginning.

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Renee Frost

Whitby, ON

This has honestly been the best photography course I have taken to date. I have taken both online and in class courses in the past and nothing compares to this one. George's instructional text, is written in the perfect sequence to help all levels understand and learn photography concepts.

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Student Portfolios

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

Course Fees

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

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$999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

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Money Back Guarantee

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The Photography Institute

701 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500
Vancouver BC V7Y 1C6

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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