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
21 hours ago
Fantastic course, I am learning so much. It is no mean feat to turn absolute beginners into professional photographers over...
5 days ago
The most comprehensive
The most comprehensive, friendly and professional online photography course you will ever find! Highly recommend!!
6 days ago
Informative, motivational and inspiring.
The course is truely excellent. The modules are really informative and also inspiring. Allowing just the right balance of technical...
Mr Michael Burns
6 days ago
Challenging But fun course!
Having only picked up a camera and took the odd family shot I began to get curious about photography after...
15 days ago
It’s a great course
It’s a great course. Just stick with it and it all makes sense. Helps to build your confidence in photography.
15 days ago
Excellent & Inspirational
As a novice, this is the first photography course I have ever done and I have found it so enjoyable....
19 days ago
Great course, flexible no need to go to college great if you want to be self employed.
33 days ago
A good course for any level of photographer
Very well structured course. Has very experienced Tutors who are always there to help and a large Facebook community where...
38 days ago
I would recommend this course to anyone. This course has not only given me the skills to take better photos...
40 days ago
Professional & helpful I’ve learnt a…
Professional & helpful I’ve learnt a lot.
53 days ago
This is an excellent course to help you develop your skills. Lots of useful information and good tasks to practice...
54 days ago
After two years since graduating with PI
After two years since graduating with the Photographic Institute, my photography has continued to progress and I am now selling...
54 days ago
Invaluable advice and amazing people!
This course has taught me so much about photography that I can without any reservations recommend it to anyone -...
59 days ago
Improved my skills. Would recommend.
Due to ill health, it took my just under 2 years to complete. I paid to have it extended which...
62 days ago
An excellent course that hit exactly the right spot in enabling me to develop the technical and creative skills to...
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 £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.Read more about the partnership
Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that.
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 has been a freelance photographer for over 20 years working mainly in fashion and portraiture.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
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