Cutting edge diploma course in Professional Photography
Leading photographers contribute their knowledge
24 hour student support
Exclusive Facebook group with over 20,000 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
29 days ago
Professional and enjoyable course with…
Professional and enjoyable course with responsive tutors. Highly recommend.
58 days ago
Really enjoying the course so far. Learning lots and am excited to finish!
61 days ago
Love this course, I learnt so much from the modules and the tutors are super helpful and knowledgeable
69 days ago
Supportive ,helpful comments from the…
Supportive ,helpful comments from the tutor
70 days ago
The course has been excellent so far. The assignments in particular are well designed to reinforce the modules and make...
Monday 13 July 2020 at 22:33
I've found this course great
I've found this course great so far - it teaches you so much and I love that I'm able to...
Sunday 05 July 2020 at 22:09
Worth every cent
I thought I knew a lot already before starting this course. I have since found out I was wrong. These...
Wednesday 17 June 2020 at 09:43
The Best Photography Diploma
I’m thoroughly enjoying the diploma with the photography institute! Would recommend to anyone with a passion or interest in photography...
Thursday 11 June 2020 at 03:01
I really love how this course is very flexible when it comes to how long you can take do to...
Sunday 17 May 2020 at 03:22
Really interesting, learning a lot and enjoying the challenge
Thursday 23 April 2020 at 23:04
An Excellent Course
An excellent course. When I started this course I knew nothing about digital photography and now I am able to...
Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 02:28
This is a really in depth course that takes you through the mechanics and technical aspects of photography. The course...
Tuesday 07 April 2020 at 22:18
You will not regret it
My experience with the The Photography Institute was marvelous. The structure of the course was very informative and the tutors...
Tuesday 07 April 2020 at 01:16
I have learned so much from this course. Going from never having used a DSLR before to being able to...
Wednesday 01 April 2020 at 07:01
Heaps to learn and easy to follow!
I’m really loving this course and how I have a tutor I can message at anytime when I am unsure...
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 have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of interest in photography by purchasing Advanced Modules. These are similar to short courses and 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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Justin Aitken is a Multi Award Winning Professional Photographer. He is a Master of Photography and NZIPP Fellow.
Internationally recognised and acclaimed, Steven Vote is a photographer, storyteller, director, twice published author, mentor, fine artist, and filmmaker.
This course was so great. Challenging at times, but the rewards far exceeded those. I have learnt so much. I am no longer the individual I was at the start, with no clue and confidence.Read More
I began the course with the intent of gaining more skills for a hobby, but now I want to take it up to the professional level. Without this course, I would never of thought of photography this way.Read More
Assignments were marked promptly, professionally presented and always succinct, well-directed and offered many points to consider and to be guided on.Read More
The flexibility of studying online has worked brilliantly for me, enabling me to dedicate the time, without interference on work and family life...and of course, no travel costs!Read More
Thanks to my diploma, I have now started working as a Photographer/guide for an NZ wildlife company and get to spend every day photographing the amazing marine wildlife NZ has to offer.Read More
I loved this course! If you are a beginner or a pro, you will find something in this course to stimulate and develop your existing skills. Each module is written clearly and has everything within it for you to complete each assignment.Read More
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