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The Photography Institute

Level 2, 161 Manukau Road
Epsom, Auckland

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 20 countries around the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I take longer than 24 weeks?

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.

How do I communicate with my tutor?

Your tutor's role is to assess your assignments and provide you with personalised feedback. They are also available to answer any questions you may have about the course. You can communicate with your personal tutor at any time through your secure student site, which you will be given access to once you enrol.

Do I have to attend any classes?

The course is completed online. This means there are no classes to attend. You can study in your own time and at your own pace.

Do I have to have a background in photography?

No. The course is designed to allow for students who have had little or no experience in photography.

What equipment do I need?

All you need for our professional photography course is a good camera, preferably a Digital SLR, but not essential.

We also recommend you have a version of Adobe Photoshop CS to use throughout our course. However, you are free to use any photo editing program you wish.

When can I start?

As the course is provided online, you have the flexibility to start when and where suits you. If you enrolled today, for example, you could start straight away.

Excellent

Rated 9 out of 10 based on 81 reviews.

  • Andy Young

  • 38 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyable.!!

Thoroughly enjoyable.!! This course was for an online course a very high standard. The course content was great and plentiful. If...

  • Jamie Weber

  • 88 days ago

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...

  • Helen Dol

  • 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...

  • Michaela George

  • 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...

  • Teresa Sherson

  • Thursday 12 July 2018 at 03:52

Easy to understand friendly tutors

Easy to understand friendly tutors

  • Jacqueline Bull

  • 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...

  • Srey

  • 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...

  • Colleen Rogers-Hall

  • Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 02:14

Excellent course

Excellent course, great coverage of topics relevant to this field. Tutor very honest and constructive in his critique, Highly recommend...

  • Swasti Chandra

  • Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 01:33

Great Programme

Great Programme. I really enjoyed it. My tutor, Justin was very helpful. This is a course based on learning from...

  • Debbie Goodyer

  • Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 01:17

Excellent course

Excellent course. Learnt so much and the Tutor feedback was very informative and helpful. Would definitely recommend anyone interested in...