Cutting edge diploma course in Professional Photography
Leading photographers contribute their knowledge
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There are no prerequisites for this course - just a love of Photography
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Shirley Alma WARNER
10 days ago
This is an excellent course and a…
This is an excellent course and a logical course to take once anyone has completed beginners, intermediate and advanced courses...
Aimee Colette Cahill
23 days ago
Two thumbs up!
This course is great especially if you have no prior knowledge in photography, DSLR cameras and lenses. The modules are...
63 days ago
Thoroughly enjoyable.!! This course was for an online course a very high standard. The course content was great and plentiful. If...
Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 05:04
The Photography Institute is AMAZING!
My time as a student through The Photography Institute has been amazing! Knowing that if you are feeling a little...
Thursday 19 July 2018 at 06:53
For technical aspects of photography…
For technical aspects of photography this is the course for you. It also has great social media groups that are...
Thursday 12 July 2018 at 04:53
This course is fantastic
This course is fantastic. The content is highly detailed and the practical aspects of the assignments are great. My tutor...
Thursday 12 July 2018 at 03:52
Easy to understand friendly tutors
Easy to understand friendly tutors
Friday 06 July 2018 at 21:50
Excellent support and advice from the…
Excellent support and advice from the tutors. Learnt much more than I expected . I am not good with technology...
Zara Ann James
Thursday 28 June 2018 at 22:44
I am having a lot of fun and i have…
I am having a lot of fun and i have learned so much since starting this course . I appreciate...
Aaron Robert Peterson
Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 04:54
This has been one of the best learning…
This has been one of the best learning experiences I have done. Community support and tutor guidance is brilliant. Would...
Shirley Alma WARNER
Monday 11 June 2018 at 22:47
This course opens up technical layers…
This course opens up technical layers of your camera and how it all works to make better photographs. It increases...
Sunday 10 June 2018 at 09:04
Photography Institute Review
I approached the Photography Institute because they offered a professional photography course that I could do while working full time,...
Martine de Wit
Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 03:54
Go for it!
Definitely recommend the course to any amateur photographer who want to step up their game or any professionals who want...
Lawrence James Ames
Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 20:49
An excellent course that provided very…
An excellent course that provided very good value with helpful and timely responses from the tutor at all stages. Covers...
Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 02:14
Excellent course, great coverage of topics relevant to this field. Tutor very honest and constructive in his critique, Highly recommend...
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
We are recognised by
Justin Aitken is a Multi Award Winning Professional Photographer. He is a Master of Photography and NZIPP Fellow.
Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that.
Today he is a professional photographer specialising in travel and landscape photography.
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 a NZ wildlife company and get to spend everyday 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
The Feedback from the tutors has been positive, with ideas on where and what to try to improve for next time, the response time was good too, if I ever had any queries.Read More
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