About The Academy

SA Photo Academy is the premier hand-on photography training academy in Nigeria. Established over a decade ago, our main aim is to help turn your passion for photography into a profitable profession.

Our teaching style helps you study both traditional and digital photography in a creative, real-world environment that expands your technical abilities across a variety of tools and platforms.

SA Photo Academy helps you create a cohesive body of work that demonstrates your skills, showcases your personal voice, and prepares you for cutting-edge careers in this vibrant and evolving industry.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate artistry by creating images that evoke an emotional response
  • Apply principles of composition to produce professional images.
  • Apply the principles of lighting and colour theory to a variety of photographic scenarios by measuring, evaluating, and adjusting light and colour to create quality images.
  • Apply the mechanics of exposure to control light and influence the final product.
  • Select and use photographic equipment and technologies appropriate to the task.
  • Use and adapt to a variety of computer software and hardware for both photographic and business purposes.
  • Demonstrate effective use of written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, employing relevant knowledge, skills, and judgment in a business setting.
  • Work effectively individually and as a member of team, demonstrating time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Develop proposals and organize and orchestrate photo shoots through the successful management of resources and time.
  • Apply business processes through the application of accounting, marketing, sales, data management, and human resources (HR) practices and principles.
  • Fluent knowledge of the vocabulary of photographic aesthetics. Through their photographs, critiques and written evaluations students should demonstrate an ability to articulate their intentions about their own work and criticisms about others’ works using objective terminology.
  • Work as a professional, maintaining high standards of practice, make ethical judgments and decisions, follow legal requirements, and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment through demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and professional associations.

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