Course Outline

Module 1

Camera

Get to know the authors, before they introduce you to the world of professional photography as it exists today. This module is an extensive look at the equipment you will use, covering cameras, how they function and when to take advantage of the broad range of lenses available to you.

Module 2

Capture

Learn how to control your camera and capture the images you have always imagined. George introduces powerful previsualisation techniques and provides an in-depth understanding of the settings available through your camera to achieve what you want, when you want.

Module 3

Post Production

Accurate exposure is the basis for all photography and this module draws on methods popularised by the great Ansel Adams, modernised to give you an edge in a competitive world. As a professional or advanced amateur you will be able to capture any subject consistently and with growing confidence.

Module 4

Lighting

A short step back in time provides the basis for effectively working and photographing in a digital world. In understanding what comes before, we are able to take full advantage of the tools we have at our disposal today for ever improving photographs.

Module 5

Advanced Lighting

After understanding photographic equipment and exposure, light and colour is explored as defining factors in professional photography. Refine your ability to previsualise, see and think like a camera, then delve into post production techniques for monochromatic images.

Module 6

Colour Management

What is the world’s best lighting? This module takes an in depth look at natural and artificial lighting and how you can use these to your advantage. Explored in the context of portraiture, this knowledge is applied to all genres of photography and it is a crucial part of any good photographer’s education.

Module 7

Visual Communication

George explains, through his extensive experience, the commercial realities surrounding photography and methods to help produce the best images you can. Learn from photographers you admire, analyse images to improve technique and recognise what they can be used for.

Module 8

Commercial Images and Stock Photography

Where is technology going and what do you really need to be a successful photographer? Develop a clear understanding of the advantages and disadvantages that different equipment provides, for now and in the future.

Module 9

The Business of Photography

Since the dark room, post production and printing has been a defining part of all photography. This module addresses how to get the best out of your images when it comes time to edit and print your work.

Module 10

Develop Yourself Artistically

Working in a studio has many advantages for a photographer. Whether this is full time or only a passing requirement of your photographic practices, it is important that you are familiar with a studio space and the equipment it contains.

Module 11

Interpreting Creatively

Constructing a portfolio is one of the most important tasks a photographer carries out. This is ever changing and must develop as your photography develops. George explains the process and how to put your best foot forward in all circumstances.

Module 12

Final Body of Work - Portfolio and Area of Specialisation

As a professional or advanced amateur creating a style to call your own can help set you apart from the masses. Be an individual, work smart as well as hard and photography will be a lifelong passion as well as a rewarding career if you so choose.

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Rated 9.4 out of 10 based on 401 reviews.

  • Sussann Burch

  • 4 days ago

This course is amazing

This course is amazing! It is jam packed with so much advice to help you in whatever style of photography...

  • Kerry

  • 11 days ago

Highly recommend!

I am up to Module 7 and so far I am really enjoying the course. I have learnt so much...

  • ALISON YATES

  • 16 days ago

The content of each module is a…

The content of each module is a building block, teaching the student to understand both the theory and the practical...

  • Tibor Udvary

  • 28 days ago

An excellent,versatile course for all…

An excellent,versatile course for all levels of photography from beginner to enthusiast amateur or professionals that encourages the participants to...

  • Benedicto Abacon

  • 33 days ago

Modules are amazing

Modules are amazing! it really helps me a lot in becoming a great photographer.

  • Rachael Delaney

  • 34 days ago

I find my tutors feedback to be…

I find my tutors feedback to be extremely helpful and informative. I’m really enjoying the course so far and learning...

  • Lorna

  • 45 days ago

This course helped and encoraged me to…

This course helped and encoraged me to use my camera in manual mode. The course was very informative and discussed...

  • Joelle Jacobs

  • 46 days ago

fun, great learning for all levels

fun, easy learning and no pressure which is great. Your tutor is always on hand (within reason) to help you...

  • Katie McKenna

  • 48 days ago

I feel the course was concise

I feel the course was concise, detailed and well supported

  • Julie Earles

  • 48 days ago

If you are thinking of doing this…

If you are thinking of doing this course, just do it! Challenge yourself and step out of your comfort zone....

  • Rob

  • 54 days ago

Excellent course

I thoroughly enjoyed the course, and have learned so much. Comparing my photos now to the ones I was taking...

  • Bessie O'Connor

  • 55 days ago

The course provides so many practical…

The course provides so many practical and theoretical opportunities to develop your photography skills and knowledge. It is extremely challenging...

  • Correne Porter

  • 58 days ago

It hasn’t disappointed!

I’m blown away by how much I’ve learnt. And to make it better, I’ve enjoyed each module. The reading is...

  • Mariam

  • 65 days ago

I really enjoyed my photography journey…

I really enjoyed my photography journey in PI and I have learnt lots .. And there is no end for...

  • Warren & Maria

  • 69 days ago

Great materials and flexibility

The materials in the course modules is very informative provide a good basis to further explore and learn about photogragpy....