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 9.3 out of 10 based on 260 reviews.

  • Claire

  • 4 days ago

I am up to module 6 with this course…

I am up to module 6 with this course and I must say I have enjoyed every module. Each module...

  • Tugui Toma Stefan

  • 4 days ago

These online courses are

These online courses are, in my opinion, excellent. First of all, it is timeless. I have time to follow my...

  • Charmaine Brown

  • 4 days ago

I love the photography institute for…

I love the photography institute for many reasons. My tutor doesn’t just give you a mark and that’s it, he...

  • Allan Bell

  • 11 days ago

Exceeded My Expectations.

This (PI) online module / assignment diploma course exceeded my expectations. Modules were comprehensive and challenging, with the right balance...

  • Dave

  • 13 days ago

This course has been invaluable for me…

This course has been invaluable for me so far and I would highly recommend to anyone looking to either learn...

  • Caroline

  • 13 days ago

Although some of the text and images

Although some of the text and images, I feel are a little bit dated, the technical knowledge that I have...

  • Diane Smith

  • 18 days ago

Great value for money and an excellent learning course.

A great course for anyone wanting to gain a better understanding of photography, offering a dedicated mentor and lots of...

  • J sinclair

  • 26 days ago

Very informative course

Very informative course, gets you using the camera and gives inspiration to take photos. The support and facebook pages also...

  • Lori Miller

  • 34 days ago

Really interesting and enjoyable course

Really interesting and enjoyable course. It does push you out of your comfort zone but in a good way as...

  • Tracey

  • 42 days ago

Excellent course

Excellent course! Given me all the knowledge I needed to become a photographer. I love the fact that you can...

  • mavis w

  • 49 days ago

This has been a great course

This has been a great course, helping me to better understand how to create great photos. I would recommend this...

  • Andrew Demetriou

  • 53 days ago

Excellent Course

This course is everything I hoped it would be. It starts off nice and gentle but then begins to challenge...

  • Zoe

  • 65 days ago

Great course

Great course, modules are really informative and the assignments enable you to develop your skills. Great feedback after each assignment...

  • Stephen

  • 67 days ago

Highly recommended

Highly recommended. Completely professional attitude and delivers excellent course material and tutor feedback.

  • Margaret McGinn

  • 68 days ago

I have been very impressed with the…

Photography Institute I have been very impressed with the content of the course so far. The Assignment turn-around has been very efficient...

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 accredited and recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating £3.00 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.
Matthew Evans

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

Ian Laker

Ian Laker was formally trained in Graphic Design and Photography at Canterbury College of Art in the UK, and has more than 35 years’ experience in these fields.

Gary Wallis

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

Justin Aitken
Justin has had his work published in many magazines, books, and websites. He has photographed international & local celebrities and acts, including Metallica, Santana, Dave Dobbyn, Fat Freddy's Drop and Coldplay.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Natalie Smart

Brighton and Hove

When I started the course I didn’t know what field of photography I wanted to work in but this course broke down all the potential categories which helped me decide which photography path to take.

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Emil Christopher Ludwick

Stevenage

I highly recommend anyone who loves photography to do this course, it will give you the foundation you need to take your photography into any direction you choose, on any level you choose.

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Francesca Thorpe

Manchester

It took me about 8 months to complete the course and I now feel that I have the confidence, skills and knowledge to go it alone.

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Don Jordan

London

This is a well-structured course designed for the Photographer that wants to unleash the real potential of his/her camera, and work at their own pace.

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Helen Field

Gloucestershire

As a result of this course I now have an in-depth knowledge. I have set up a studio, am building my website and most importantly have the confidence to get out there and promote my work.

I would urge anyone with a keen interest in photography to enrol in this course.

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John Knight

Kent

I was always amazed at the speed that my questions were answered by my tutor when I got stuck and also the speed of the marking process which drove you onto the next stage. Plenty of feedback is always given on each assignment and no generic replies are to be seen - ever!

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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 flexible payment options

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24 Weekly Payments

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6 Monthly Payments

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Money Back Guarantee

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The Photography Institute

90, Long Acre
Covent Garden
London WC2E 9RZ

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

We offer our course in over 30 countries around the world.

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