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The Institute of Photography was founded by photography and online course experts to help people increase their skills from the comfort of their own home. We don’t believe that you have to sit in a classroom to take part in valuable learning and the internet has made online learning a viable option for everyone.

It is our aim to enthuse everyone about the possibilities of photography. You don’t need any special skills or qualifications to take a beautiful picture and once you have completed this course, you should be taking photographs that will impress your family and friends.


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