Travel Photography Class

Become a Travel Photographer

This online travel photography course is for anyone who desires to take the kind of inspiring photographs seen in the pages of National Geographic. To be a great travel photographer, one must learn how to see the world like a photographer. This course will teach you just that, introducing you to the many types of travel photography – landscapes, nature, portraits and documentary. You will master the gear needed to take amazing photos in every scenario.

Throughout the course, you will complete a series of photo projects that will be reviewed and evaluated by your teacher, a professional photographer there to help you improve. By the time you complete the program, you will have a portfolio of high-quality photos and the skills necessary to succeed in the world of travel photography.

NYIP Graduates are eligible to become certified by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

Professional Photographers of America

What you'll get

  • 4 units of course materials— lessons and HD video available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • A professional photographer as your mentor— there to help you improve, provide technical support, and review your photos as you move through the course
  • Access to our student forum— an online community to discuss courses, get answers to your questions, and share your photos
  • Up to 18 months to complete the course at your own pace
  • 14 days to review the course risk-free— full refunds offered in first two weeks after enrollment
  • NYIP Certificate in Travel Photography Course— delivered upon graduation

What you'll learn

After completing the Travel Photography course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate skill in shooting landscapes, nature, portraits, architecture and documentary.
  • Master the gear needed to take amazing photographs in a variety of scenarios.
  • Explain what gear and equipment he or she needs to pack for any trip.
  • Apply key travel photography techniques to document travels like a professional.
  • Review fundamentals like composition, lighting and exposure.
  • Describe the digital workflow and post production processes of archiving, importing, editing, curating and outputting your work.
  • Discuss marketing aspects and how to sell his or her work to cover the expenses of the next travel job.
  • Develop a portfolio that captures the uniqueness of his or her work.