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Photography Inc Business Start-Up

Photography Inc Business Start-Up

Enrolment Fee £2295.00

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UCAS points Achievement: Level 3

Hours to complete Hours required: 175

Support Support: 1 year

Course Format Course format: Online

Course Information

Have you always wanted to learn photography but also begin your very own business?

Here we have designed a course to help you develop advanced photography knowledge but also begin your own business so that you can be your own boss.

Our Photography Business Start-Up Course will provide you with the following:

Level 3 Certificate in Photography
Business Cards (250)
Appointment cards (100)
Guidance on starting your own business
Website with email address (Maximum 5 pages and includes hosting for 12 months)
Listing on Yell.com website, on 118 24 7 and in Yell.com's Mobile apps
Ideas on how to promote your business

Yes you really will be ready to start this exciting new career.



  • Understand how to prepare a digital camera for use
  • Be able to use advanced camera techniques creatively
  • Be able to choose accessories to achieve a required visual outcome
  • Be able to manage digital image assets
  • Be able to develop a workflow to print high quality images
  • Be able to print images
  • Be able to produce a professional portfolio of work
  • Be able to plan a personal photographic project
  • Understand the resources and requirements for the project
  • Be able to follow a project plan and produce final images for presentation
  • Be able to prepare images for print
  • Understand how to follow safe working practices
  • Be able to carry out a risk assessment for studio and location-based photography
  • Understand how to follow safe emergency procedures
  • Know about employment status in the creative media sector
  • Understand the creative media employment market place
  • Be able to promote self
  • Be able to undertake the digital stages in the image processing workflow
  • Be able to manipulate images creatively
  • Be able to prepare images for print and online
  • Be able to use a digital asset management system to store images
  • Understand how to use different file formats
  • Understand the process of adding metadata to digital image files
  • Be able to store and retrieve image files to/from different locations
  • Know how to implement a backup strategy
  • Know how to develop photographic ideas following a client led brief
  • Be able to produce studio images
  • Know how to evaluate the work of photojournalists
  • Be able to identify events for photojournalism
  • Be able to capture reportage images
  • Be able to create and present a portfolio of photojournalistic images
  • Know how to review final images
  • Know when location photography should be used
  • Understand when a location is suitable for photography
  • Know how to prepare for a location photo shoot
  • Be able to capture location images
  • Be able to review final images
  • Know how to evaluate the work of portrait photographers
  • Understand different lighting setups
  • Be able to capture a series of portrait images
  • Research the history of alternative imaging systems
  • Be able to produce images using experimental imaging techniques
  • Be able to produce a portfolio of alternative images

Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however learners are expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


The course is assessed via a portfolio of evidence which will strengthen your learning as it allows time for reflection as you gather your evidence. Upon completion of this qualification, you will receive a Level 3 Certificate in Photography.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan. The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


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Monthly Instalment

Total Payable

Photography Business Start-Up

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Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by Abstract Education and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The Level 3 Photography course has been benchmarked at a level 3 which would give you some indication as to the difficulty of this course. I.e., GCSE would be equivalent to Level 2 and A’ Level would be equivalent to Level 3.


Studying photography enhances your creative, social and cultural understanding, while developing your specialist technical knowledge around equipment, techniques and style

Jobs within this sector would include:

media organisations such as newspapers, magazines, film and television
publishing companies
wedding photographers or high street
photography companies
advertising agencies
design companies

Before you start your tutor will contact you to welcome you and, if you’re new to Learn Now, help you understand what study will be like. They’ll also clarify how and when they can be contacted, and how quickly they will respond to you.

Once you’ve started your tutor will mark and provide feedback on your assignments and support your progress throughout the course.

It would be recommended to have a camera which can be altered to manual mode with a RAW format. You will also need access to a printer.

It would also be beneficial to have access to lightroom, photoshop or capture one. You can normally sign up to a free trial with these to begin with.

You will recieve support and access for 12 months, however you can complete much sooner!

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