In this digital age, photography is booming.

The rising popularity of social media and the high-quality images of smartphones and digital cameras make improving your skills easier than ever.

A beginning course in photography can help any photographer get off “auto” mode.

This way, they can feel confident using the more creative features of their camera.

Who Can Benefit from Beginner Photography Classes?

Don’t let the word “beginner” fool you. Experienced hobby shooters, professionals or those just starting out can benefit from a course in the fundamentals of photography. A beginner may have many things to learn, but many accomplished photographers are self-taught and may have missed some of the basics along the way.

What Kind of Equipment is Needed?

All types of cameras can be used in an introductory course. The theories of composition, lighting, and exposure apply no matter the equipment you choose. These fundamentals are the same for all types and brands of cameras. Choose a DSLR,  compact model, or even a smartphone, and the tips you learn will dramatically improve your photography.


Benefits of a photography course can open up a lifetime of shooting opportunities, allow for self-expression, increased technical skills and even new career opportunities.

Express Yourself

There is no end to the benefit of exercising your artistic talent. Photography is a means of self-expression quite different from many other creative pursuits. Those with technical and creative sides often find photography the perfect media to meld these two parts of their personality.

Stand Out on Social Media

Today’s social media makes it easier than ever to showcase your photography skills. Many photography courses use filters like those found on Instagram or other social media platforms. A class can  bring your skills to the next level and impress friends and family when you share your pictures online.

Capture Special Moments

Life has no shortage of moments to celebrate. Capture holidays, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and other special moments with your camera. A photography course can you capture the moments that mean the most to you.

Increased Technical Skills

A photography course can be invaluable in terms of learning the technical aspects necessary to take excellent pictures. Learn to structure and organize your pictures, and practice lighting principles. Courses explain how to use lenses, filters, apertures, f-stops, and depth of field to get the best shot.

Expanded Career Options

The field of photography is full of career possibilities. Photographers pursue event photography, portraits, landscapes, photojournalism, commercial photography or digital processing. The right training course can boost your income with a side-gig or even open up full-time opportunities.

Ready to Begin a Course in Photography?

Take your pictures to the next level with the online Photography course offered through Stratford Career Institute’s distance learning program. In this fun and affordable course, students can learn how to take their hobby shooting to a new level.


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Develop Your Photography Skills

Develop Your Photography Skills

Enroll in our distance learning class today to take your photography skills to the next level!