Professional Photography

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Learn Photography Online with World Education

Wouldn't it be great if there was a way that you could learn photography online? With World Education's photography certificate course, you can!

Our Professional Photography certificate course is 100% online and instructor-led to make learning convenient and affordable.

This course is a comprehensive mix of scholarly and practical information on photography, and covers every aspect of the medium. From capturing the perfect shot, through output, you'll learn the skills you need to produce amazing digital and film images.

This certificate course focuses on explaining the 'how to' of photography, and also includes in-depth coverage of fundamental photographic principles.

You'll learn about light and how it behaves, about photographic optics and how to manipulate the shutter and aperture to control depth of field.

You'll come away with not only a firm grasp of photographic techniques, but also a thorough understanding of photographic fundamentals that will help you understand how great photographs are created.

You'll also learn about digital photography darkroom techniques and image manipulation using Photoshop.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this program, you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Comprehend the basic principles of photography
  • Identify the various steps involved in taking and processing photographs
  • Identify digital photography techniques
  • Pursue professional photography career
  • Define techniques for successfully starting a photography business

If you've ever wanted to learn photography, the Professional Photographer online certificate course from is the way to go - regardless of your current level of skill.

You may also be interested in other online media and design certificate courses from World Education, including:

Video Game Design

Interior Decorating and Design

Event Management and Design

Course Access Time

We offer open enrollment in which students can sign up at any time. Students can proceed as fast or slow as they want, but must complete the program in a maximum of 12 months. If you need more time, extensions are available for a small fee.


This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.


There are no specific prerequisites for this course. Students will need access to both a computer and the internet. Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, and be comfortable navigating the internet.

The intended audience for this program is individuals that are seeking to gain employment in the field of Professional Photography or wishing to enhance their skills in the field of Professional Photography.


  • Langford''s Basic Photography by Michael Langford, Anna Fox, and Richard Sawdon Smith
  • Digital Photography: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks by Rob Sheppard
  • How to Start a Home-Based Photography Business by Kenn Oberrecht & Rosemary DeLuco-Alpert

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Registration Closes On
Friday, June 30, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

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