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Turn your photos from drab to dazzling with our new online LIGHTROOM course launching 1st April 2015

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Join 20,000+ other learners and improve your photography skills online with expert feedback

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.


  • I have enjoyed this course. It is a long time since I did any proper photography and with my old film SLR I never really understood what I was doing, so this has been a great learning experience for me

    Ali Orchard Diploma in Photography
  • I have really enjoyed the course, although I have a reasonable knowledge about photography it still taught me new things, strengthened areas of weakness and consider new areas of work

    Mervyn Randall Diploma in Photography

Photography Coaching Experience

Receive bespoke coaching through a 9-step teaching process, with advice and help that is specifically tailored to your needs. Our Photography Coaching Experience is ideal for those who want to generally improve their photography and also for those people who want to take a specific type of photo. If you want to take the perfect product photo or even something really specific like night landscapes or animal portraits, we can give you the coaching you need to get the results you want.

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Gain a Diploma in Photography

With expert feedback and 14
in-depth units, our most popular course can help you be a better photographer
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