Certificate in Photography Business

Kickstart your dream photography business easily and affordably with the Certificate in Photography Business. This course will help you harness with both photography and business skills you need to successfully establish and manage your own photography studio or small business.
Course Provider
My Learning Online
(RTO 22557)
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DSLR Camera Included

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Flexible Online Delivery

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Payment Plans from $35 to $40 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Approximately 250 hours.
100% Online
Career Outcomes
  • Professional Photographer
  • Wildlife Photographer
  • Food Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Event Photographer
  • Wedding Photographer
  • Photography Business Owner
  • Photography Marketing Specialist
  • Photography Instructor
Course Modules

1. Digital Photography

  • Digital cameras and the digital world
  • Mastering exposure
  • ISO and low-light photography 
  • Exploring colour and white balance
  • Image composition
  • Adobe Photoshop 1
  • Nature, travel and other genres of Photography
  • Portrait, wedding and event photography
  • Developing your portfolio

2. Electives

  • Choose 3 of the following:
  • Adobe Photoshop 2
  • Adobe Lightroom 1
  • Adobe Lightroom 2
  • The Business of Photography
  • The History of Photography
  • Creating Inspired Images
  • Photography Advanced Techniques


  • Instagram Marketing Course OR
  • Facebook Marketing Course
Course Fees Include
  • All required study materials and course notes.
  • A course tutor will help you every step of the way and answer any questions.
  • A certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications.
  • Transcripts indicating units completed.
  • Online 24/7 access to your course through the online learning portal allows you to study when it suits your schedule.
  • Lifetime access to the course content allows you to have a refresher whenever needed.
  • Comes with a choice of recommended DSLR cameras suited to the course and a career in photography to serve you over the long term.
Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible payment plan starting from $35 to $40 per week. Only Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents are eligible for payment plans.

Looking to start a Photography business?

This Professional Photography Business course has been specifically designed for over 15 years of development to be THE Professional Photography Certificate on the market!

This course will take willing students from beginner all the way to professional photography level! The course will start with all of the fundamentals of digital photography, including lighting, aperture, shutter speed, composition and colour. From there the course will cover all the postproduction (photoshop and lightroom) skills necessary to get your photos from your camera to the web, from your camera to print and from your camera to portrait!

From here the course will move into a detailed study of different kinds of Photography including wildlife, food, journalism, and much more! Learn the intricacies of these industries and what it takes to succeed as a specialist photographer.

Then bring it all together! Learn how to put together a professional portfolio, negotiate your costs with clients and present your sales pitch!

Once you are certified you will need customers; our Professional Photography Business Certificate includes social media marketing training so that potential customers can see your advertising!

If you are serious about a long-term career in photography, then look no further! This is the course for you!

DSLR Camera

This course comes with a choice of a number of professionally recommended cameras suited to the course and a career in photography to serve you over the long term.

Tutor Support

Just because you are studying online, doesn’t mean you are studying alone. Feel totally supported with access to full tutor support over the phone and via email 6 days a week.


A Certificate of Attainment will be issued upon completion of your course to add to your resume.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

My Learning Online

Learning Online is a new-age education provider with the mission of delivering practical skills to Australians so that you can get the most out of life. They specialise in carefully crafted short courses to deliver you the skills you’ll need to succeed. By partnering with industry experts their courses are highly relevant to what’s occurring in the industry right now. This means that when you graduate from a Learning Online course, you’ll be able to start applying those skills and create an impact in your role from day one. My Learning Online provides a broad selection of flexible online courses, offering practical skills in fields such as agriculture, animal care, business, and photography. Developed with industry experts, these courses ensure immediate relevance and applicability across various sectors. Ideal for those looking to advance their career, switch industries, or pursue a passion, My Learning Online's courses allow for flexible, online study, enabling learners to gain essential skills and knowledge at their own pace and convenience.
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