Certificate in Business Photography

Start Your Own Successful
Photography Business

Study the Certificate in Business Photography 100% Online from the comfort of your own home.

  • $26 per week

    on an Interest-free Payment Plan

  • Study 100% Online

  • One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

  • Self-Paced

  • Flexible Payment Options

Course Details


Certificate in Business Photography


Enjoy the flexibility of self-paced learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.


Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.

Start Date

Start Anytime

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
DSLR Camera Optional

If required, this course can include a professionally recommended DSLR camera suited to the course and a career in photography.

Payment Options

Upfront Payment with discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.


Upgrade Your Skills in Advanced Photography and Learn How To Run A Photography Business

Passionate about photography? Want to work as a professional freelance photographer and start your own photography business?

The Certificate in Business Photography has been specially designed to help budding photographers like you learn how to successfully start your own small business in photography by teaching you how to capture and edit photos to a professional standard and develop a profitable photography business plan, including how to market yourself in the photography industry to stand out from the crowd. You’ll learn everything you need to know to get started in business photography including:

Photographic Practice & Technology: composition, photographing people, photographing nature & landscape photography, illustrative photography, understanding colour, black & white photography, special photography techniques, publishing, image formation, lightning, sensitometry, lenses, optical filters, and photoshop.

Photoshop: working with digital image files, understanding tool palette, using layers, actions and history, digital printing, shapes and colours, selecting, resizing, transforming and masking, adjustments & modifications, adding filters, preparing files for print and web and more.

Business Photography: how to understand marketing, record keeping and bookkeeping, sales methods, budgeting, planning, developing a 12 month business plan and implementing it, improving profitability, and more.

Study from $26 Per Week

Want to study the Certificate in Business Photography but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with a super affordable payment plan option. Simply pay as low as $26 per week towards your course until the course is paid off and stress less.

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  • Career Outcomes

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week.

Module 1: Photographic Practice

  • Composition
  • Photographing People
  • Nature and Landscape Photography
  • Colour vs Black & White
  • Special Techniques – Action and Candid Photography
  • Illustrative Photography
  • Publishing
  • Business Opportunities in Photography

Module 2:   Photographic Technology

  • Image Formation
  • Lighting
  • Sensitometry A (ie. Film Sensitivity)
  • Sensitometry B
  • Understanding Colour
  • Chemistry of Colour Photography
  • Optical Filters and other activities
  • Lenses

Module 3:   Starting A Small Business

  • Introduction to Small Businesses
  • The World of Business
  • Considering the Alternatives
  • Understanding Marketing
  • Planning
  • Record Keeping and Bookkeeping
  • Sales Methods
  • Budgeting
  • Developing a 12 month Business Plan
  • Implementing a Business Plan
  • Reviewing Progress in a New Business
  • Improving Profitability

Module 4: Photoshop CS – Beginner To Medium Level

  • Learning The Menus
  • Working with Digital Image Files
  • Understanding the Tool Palette
  • Using Layers, Actions and History
  • Digital Painting, Shapes and Colours
  • Selecting, Resizing, Transforming and Masking
  • Adjustments and modifications
  • Adding Filters and Styles
  • Preparing Files for Print and Web
  • Professional Photographer
  • Small Business Owner in Photography Industry
  • Photographer’s Assistant
  • Hobby Photographer
  • Freelance Photographer

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