Online Photography Courses : Programs Designed At YOUR Pace

Choosing is hard! So we're going to make it easy. Not sure where to start? Give our Digital I - Beginner Photography course a go first. This course will set your foundations and help you to understand how your camera actually works. From here, the sky's the limit - you can upgrade to our Photography Mastery Program, join a Masterclass or just choose another course that interests you. So have fun! 


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Digital I - Beginner Photography

"Loved the course! I finally understand my camera. The course helped me to improve the quality of the pictures I take. Thank you!"  Dominik.

START HERE:

Our Digital I Beginner Photography course is the place to start. In this course you will learn the foundations of photography - pick up a camera and start taking incredible photographs. 

This course includes approximately 3 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens.

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Welcome
  • Section 2: How to Use This Training
  • Section 3: Why Use a DSLR?
  • Section 4: Camera Anatomy
  • Section 5: Aperture Part 1
  • Section 6: Aperture Part 2
  • Section 7: Depth of Field - Blurry Backgrounds
  • Section 8: Choosing Focus Points
  • Section 9: Shutter Speed Priority
  • Section 10: Full Manual Exposure
  • Section 11: ISO Sensitivity - Clear Photos in Dark Places
  • Section 12: White Balance
  • Section 13: Lens Distortion & Compression. Choosing the CORRECT Lens.
  • Section 14: Composition - Rule of Thirds
  • Section 15: Composition - Capturing Details
  • Section 16: Composition - Framing
  • Section 17: Composition - Leading Lines
  • Section 18: Wrapping Up
  • BONUS DOWNLOAD: Action Photography
  • BONUS DOWNLOAD: Children Photography
  • BONUS DOWNLOAD: Pet Photography
  • BONUS DOWNLOAD: Architecture Photography
  • BONUS DOWNLOAD: Capturing Beauty

Digital II- Motion & Light

"After 30 years of  shooting photos without any instructions I took this course because of the new DSLR camera that I bought. I got from the course much more then I had expected in a short time. I see it clearly in the recent photos that I took. Thank you for that!" Ofer.

TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL: 

Our Digital II Motion & Light Photography course is the next step in your photography journey. Learn to take incredible photos of subjects in motion, and learn what sets an amazing photo apart from a good one (hint: it has to do with light!).  

This course includes approximately 3 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens.

What's in the Course:

Intro: Getting Started

  • Welcome
  • Warm Up Exercise

Section 1: Motion

  • Part 1: Understanding Motion
  • Part 2a: Freezing Motion
  • Part 2b: Freezing Motion
  • Part 3: Slower Motion
  • Part 4: Slow Motion

Section 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Part 1: What is Exposure?
  • Part 2: Understanding Metering
  • Part 3: A Better Way: Underexposing
  • Part 4: A Better Way: Overexposing

Section 3: Direction of Light

  • Part 1: Front & Side Light
  • Part 2: Back Light & Silhouetting
  • Part 3: Back Light & Sun Starring

Section 4: Exploring Composition

  • Part 1: Recap on Composition
  • Part 2: Details
  • Part 3: Tilting

Finish

  • Wrap Up

Digital III - Landscapes & Travel

"This course has been easy to follow, with at home exercises that really help me understand the lesson i just watched." Dan.

IGNITE YOUR PASSION FOR NATURE & TRAVEL: 

Our Digital III Landscapes & Travel Photography course is the perfect course for landscape & travel photographers. In this course you will learn favourite landscape photography techniques (i.e. using filters, HDR, Panoramas etc) and incredible compositional tools. You will also learn how to take spectacular travel and street photos to elevate your photography. 

This course includes approximately 3.5 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens. A tripod is an advantage to have in this course - however, a stable surface works just as well. 

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Welcome!
  • Section 2: Warm Up
  • Section 3: Depth of Field
  • Section 4a: Lens Selection (Wide)
  • Section 4b: Lens Selection (Zoom)
  • Section 5a: Composition
  • Section 5b: Composition
  • Section 6: Using Your Tripod
  • Section 7: HDR
  • Section 8: Panoramas
  • Section 9A: Filters
  • Section 9B: Filters
  • Section 10: Wildlife Photography
  • Section 11: Street Photography
  • Section 12: Travel Photography
  • Section 13: Finish

People Photography

"Great, concise to the point and packed with real life usable information."  Alister

IT'S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE: 

Our People Photography course is the perfect next step for up and coming portrait photographers. You will learn the ins and outs of communicating, posing, composing and structuring a photoshoot to capture the very best moments in life. 

This course includes approximately 3 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens. If you have a reflector, you will have the opportunity to learn about it in this course as well.

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Welcome!
  • Section 2: Introduction
  • Section 3a: Posing & Communication - Communication
  • Section 3b: Posing & Communication - Posing
  • Section 3c: Posing & Communication - Groups & Couples
  • Section 4a: Lenses - Depth of Field
  • Section 4b: Lenses - Lens Distortion & Compression
  • Section 5: Light Sources & Directional Light
  • Section 6a: Reflectors - Bouncing Light
  • Section 6b: Reflectors - Diffusing & Blocking Light
  • Section 7a: Composition Part A
  • Section 7b: Composition Part B
  • Section 8: Your Lens Buying Guide
  • Section 9: Finish

Night Photography

"The Learn Photography team has taken me from an absolute beginner, afraid to pick up her camera, to someone who is excited each time I get to pull out my camera, take a picture and be so happy with the result. I only wish I had started sooner." Billie P.

SIMPLIFYING INCREDIBLE LONG EXPOSURES: 

Our Night Photography course is one of our favourites. Learning how to extend out your shutter speed to capture spectacular, crystal clear long exposures is one of the most satisfying experiences in photography. Using our 7 Step Process, we will make Night Photography seem so simple, you wondered why you waited so long to dive in. 

This course includes approximately 3 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens. For this course, a tripod is a huge advantage, and if you have it, a shutter release is useful (but not necessary).

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2: Equipment
  • Section 3a: Using a Tripod
  • Section 3b: Using a Shutter Release
  • Section 3c: Using the Self Timer
  • Section 3d: Using Manual Focus
  • Section 4: The 7 Step Process
  • Section 5a: Light Starring
  • Section 5b: Zoom Lines
  • Section 5c: Zoom Lines - A Different Way
  • Section 6: Capturing Lightning
  • Section 7: Capturing Fireworks
  • Section 8: Using the Bulb Setting
  • Section 9: Hand Held Night Photography
  • Section 10: Composition at Night
  • Section 11: Finish

Lightroom Photo-Editing

"I came in with zero knowledge and is very happy about how the course has transformed me."  Aswathy

TRANSFORMATION: 

Our Lightroom Photo-Editing course is all about the incredible transformation that takes place when you learn, and invest in, an amazing photo-editing software.

In this course, we will teach you the ins and outs of using Adobe's Lightroom CLASSIC Photo-Editing software. Experience the transformation in your enjoyment of photography when your photos are organized, easy to find and simple to enjoy. Learn how simple editing touches can transform your photography from the wonderful, to the amazing.

This course includes approximately 4 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. Images to import and edit. 

A computer loaded with Adobe Lightroom CLASSIC (LRC) software **NOTE this is the CLASSIC version of Lightroom, not the LR version. Please make sure you have the LRC version downloaded before commencing this course**.

What's in the Course:

Intro: Getting Started

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2: How Lightroom Works
  • Section 3: Creating a Catalogue

Importing

  • Section 4: Importing

Organizing

  • Section 5a: Organizing - Library Module LHS 
  • Section 5b: Organizing - Library Module RHS
  • Section 5c: Organizing - Library Module - Viewing & Adding Attributes
  • Section 5d: Organizing - Library Module - Searching & Workflow

Editing

  • Section 6a: Editing - LHS & View Modes
  • Section 6b: Editing - Basic Panel
  • Section 6c: Editing - RHS Editing Panel
  • Section 6d: Editing - RHS Editing Panel continued...
  • Section 6e: Editing - RHS Editing Panel continued...
  • Section 7a: Examples
  • Section 7b: Examples

Exporting

  • Section 8: Exporting

Finish

Flash & Indoor Photography

"Jana and her team have put together easy to follow classes that break things down so even the greenest of photographers will be able to learn." Connie W.

UPPING YOUR INDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY GAME: 

This course is an ESSENTIAL course to add to your repertoire of photography skills, and will establish your skills in challenging lighting situations. We will teach you how to master the use of natural light and how to subtly and elegantly incorporate external lighting sources to enhance your photos without destroying ambiance. 

This course includes approximately 1 hour of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way

What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A computer loaded with Adobe Lightroom CLASSIC software (please note, you will need the CLASSIC LRC version). Experience with Lightroom and/or completion of our Lightroom course.

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2a: Indoor Photography - Shutter Speed
  • Section 2b: Indoor Photography - Quality of Light
  • Section 3: Understanding How Flash Works
  • Section 4: On vs Off Camera Flash
  • Section 5: Getting Your Flash Set Up
  • Section 6: Using Your Flash - Modes
  • Section 7: Taking a Photo Using Flash
  • Section 8: Controlling Your Flash
  • Section 9: Using Slave Mode
  • Section 10: First vs Section Curtain Flash
  • Section 11: Finish

Lightroom II

"If you don't understand or grasp something the first time, no problem.  Just rewind and try it again!" Miriam W.

ADVANCED LIGHTROOM EDITING: 

Our Lightroom II Photography Course is all about taking the next steps with Lightroom editing. We fill in the gaps on the advanced editing tools and sliders that were not covered in our first Lightroom course, including Colour Grading, Tone Cure, Transform and more.

This course includes approximately 1.5 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A computer loaded with Adobe Lightroom CLASSIC software (please note, you will need the CLASSIC LRC version). Experience with Lightroom and/or completion of our Lightroom course.

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2: Tone Curve
  • Section 3: Colour Grading
  • Section 4: Detail
  • Section 5: Lens Corrections
  • Section 6: Transform
  • Section 7: Calibration
  • Section 8: Example - Workflowing
  • Section 9: Example - Editing
  • Section 10: Example - Editing
  • Section 11: Example - Editing
  • Section 12: Finish

Macro Photography

"Picking up my camera has become a joy." Nancy M.

INTO THE WORLD OF THE TINY: 

Our Macro Photography Course is all about getting into the world of the tiny. From flowers to objects and everything in between, this course will help you understand your equipment and learn how to use it effectively to take truly incredible, sharp, crystal clear close up photos.

This course includes approximately 1.5 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one lens. For this course, a tripod is a huge advantage, and if you have it, a shutter release is useful (but not necessary). We also recommend a macro lens, extension tubes, teleconverters or close up filters - but again, these are not necessary to get you started.

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2: What is Macro Photography?
  • Section 3: Equipment
  • Section 4: Understanding Your Macro Lens
  • Section 5a: Setup Intro
  • Section 5b: Setting Up Your Tripod
  • Section 5c: Using Manual Focus
  • Section 5d: Using a Shutter Release
  • Section 5e: Using the Self Timer
  • Section 6: Depth of Field
  • Section 7: Putting it All Together
  • Section 8: Composition
  • Section 9: Getting Creative
  • Section 10: Finish

Astro Photography

"I have taken other online photography courses, but I have truly learned more from your course than any other." Gail D.

CAPTURING THE NIGHT SKY: 

Our Astro Photography course brings you into the world of the night sky. Here we learn to capture everything from stars, to star trails, the milky way and the moon. Plus, we include a section on editing your photos so that you're ready to capture the shot, and share it with pride.

This course includes approximately 2 hours of self paced online course learning, plus hours of additional exercise and learning material to help elevate your photography in an efficient, practical and hands-on way


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

A camera with a manual mode (so DSLR, mirrorless or bridge camera) and one wide angle lens. For this course, a tripod is a must, and if you have it, a shutter release is useful (but not necessary). 

What's in the Course:

  • Section 1: Intro
  • Section 2a: Choosing a Location
  • Section 2b: Equipment
  • Section 2c: Using Your Tripod
  • Section 2d: Using a Shutter Release
  • Section 2e: Using the Self Timer
  • Section 2f: Using Manual Focus
  • Section 2g: Lens Selection
  • Section 3: Hyperfocal Distance
  • Section 4: Setting Up Your Composition
  • Section 5: Capturing Stars
  • Section 6: Capturing Star Trails
  • Section 7: Getting Creative
  • Section 8: The Moon
  • Section 9: Editing
  • Section 10: Finish

Business Skills for Photographers

"My friends through social media are eagerly awaiting my posted photos and say they bring them such joy and happiness. All I needed was a gentle push and confidence in my skills and I can see the start of my photography business in the near future." Kristie K.

GETTING YOUR BUSINESS STARTED: 

Our Business Skills for Photographers is an incredibly practical course, covering all of the aspects you need to consider to start your photography business, and earn your first $$! Also included in this course is our Business Skills for Photographers Workbook, where you can follow along and work your way through the content, actually setting up your business on the way.

This course includes approximately 1 hour of self paced online course learning, plus approximately 6+ hours of practical work as outlined in the Business Skills Workbook.


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

What's in the Course:

  • Business Skills WORKBOOK
  • Intro
  • Part 1: Goal Setting
  • Part 2: The Journey to Profit
  • Part 3: Getting Set Up
  • Part 4: Pricing
  • Part 5: Marketing
  • Part 6: Customer Service
  • Part 7: The $
  • Part 8: The Plan
  • Finish

Intro to Wedding Photography

"My friends through social media are eagerly awaiting my posted photos and say they bring them such joy and happiness. All I needed was a gentle push and confidence in my skills and I can see the start of my photography business in the near future." Kristie K.

GETTING YOUR BUSINESS STARTED: 

Our Business Skills for Photographers is an incredibly practical course, covering all of the aspects you need to consider to start your photography business, and earn your first $$! Also included in this course is our Business Skills for Photographers Workbook, where you can follow along and work your way through the content, actually setting up your business on the way.

This course includes approximately 3 hours of additional resources and work through the Intro to Wedding Photography Workbook - your practical, "fill-in-the gaps" guide to running your first successful wedding.


What do you need to get started?

A computer, phone or tablet to watch the videos on, and to download the exercises, notes and bonus material. 

What's in the Course:

Into to Wedding Photography

  • Intro To Wedding Photography Workbook
  • Intro

Section 1: Great! You Have a Client... Now What?

  • Section 1A - Communication
  • Section 1B - Setting Expectations
  • Section 1C - Contract Walkthrough
  • Section 1D - Taking Your Deposit

Section 2: Getting Ready For The Big Day!

  • Section 2A - Location Scouting
  • Section 2B - Travel Plans
  • Section 2C - Equipment
  • Section 2D - Rentals
  • Section 2E - Do you need to hire anyone?
  • Section 2F - What You Need
  • Section 2G - Scheduling The Day

Section 3: What To Expect On The Day

  • Section 3A - Potential Problems
  • Section 3B - How To Be Flexible
  • Section 3C - Engaging Your Client

Section 4: "How To..." Guides

  • Section 4A - How to Price Your Services
  • Section 4B - How to Create a Contract For Your Services
  • Section 4C - How to Create a Shot List
  • Section 4D - How to Pick the Best Locations
  • Section 4E - How to Compose Quality Images
  • Section 4F - How to Strategize Dealing With Large Groups
  • Section 4G - How to Wrap Up the Day

Section 5: "How To..." Guides

  • Section 5A - Communicating With Your Client
  • Section 5B - Providing the Complete Image Set
  • Section 5C - Dealing With Problems
  • Section 5D - Getting Testimonials and Referrals
  • Section 5E - One Year Follow Up

Section 6: Finish