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Capture memories and create art with a career in photography. Develop industry-ready skills to work in portrait, wedding, commercial, documentary, editorial, landscape, fashion photography, and more.

Study photography

The Australian Government's Job Outlook service reports the number of people working as photographers grew very strongly over the past five years. Job prospects for qualified photographers are expected to remain strong with around 9,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years.

At TAFE Queensland our learning spaces are more than just classrooms. You'll study in our fully-equipped, industry-standard photography studios equipped with the latest creative imaging software. You'll also have the opportunity to put your skills into practice by completing work experience with industry professionals. If you decide to further upgrade your qualification, TAFE Queensland's partnership with Australia's top universities also means you'll be credited for your time with us.

Whether you want to work as a photographer, digital retoucher/enhancer, photographic designer or more, we have the course for you.

Career outcomes

  • Commercial photographer
  • Graphic designer
  • Photographer's assistant
  • Photographic developer
  • Printmaker
  • Professional photographer

Photography studios

As a photography student at TAFE Queensland you'll learn in our industry-standard, commercial photography studios. With access to traditional darkroom facilities and digital imaging labs you'll have everything you need to master the art of photography.

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