The Career Photographer program has been created so that you are enabled with the tools (figurative) necessary to sustain your own full-time portrait or event photography business.

You will learn our exclusive system, business plan, marketing plan, including several great marketing projects, lots of photography classes, workshops, seminars, etc, you also get 2 full years of coaching, website development, our vendor resources list, studio layout plans (home or office), instruction on how to use studio management software, how to outsource some of your work, professional communication, more, more, more!!! Everything you need to build a long-term, prosperous career. Our program ensures realistic and practical training, with no fluff that wastes your time, so that you are prepared to be a successful, independent photographer.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the average US employed photographer only makes $32K per year. -Our program enables you to bring in so much more!

  • 24, 2-hr sessions (students may not miss more than four sessions/semester)
  • + a minimum of three seminars or workshops (per semester)
  • + a minimum of 5 private sessions (per semester) -you will have your own photography/business coach (more info)
  • a min of 1 camera club meeting (per semester)

Why Students Choose LPS

Practical, real-life, hands-on training

Landers Photography School has been training photographers since 1997. Our experienced staff works closely with all students to help them achieve their educational and career goals.

Instructors and Staff Who Care

Everyone at Landers Photography School cares about your progress and success. Of course, you will have to put forth a great deal of effort to reach your goals, but you will have the assistance and support of LPS.

Experienced Instructors

We believe it’s important for students to learn from professionals who have in-depth industry and hands-on knowledge to help you develop your skills. Our instructors have professional experience and are thrilled to share what they know.

Contributing speakers throughout the program bring real-world experience and offer unique opportunities for students to network and explore what it means to be a professional photographer.

Flexible class schedules

Class schedules range from morning, afternoon and evening, depending on the program and campus location. LPS offers flexible schedules whether you are just graduating from high school, changing your career, or transitioning from military to civilian life.

Personalized Support

From the moment you contact LPS to learn more about our programs through the day you graduate, and beyond, you will be accommodated, mentored and assisted by trained professionals dedicated to your well being and success. At LPS, we’re focused on helping you get the most out of your experience with us.

If you’re looking for an option that creates opportunities for success in professional photography, you have found it! At Landers Photography School, student success means learning from experienced instructors, from other students, other photographers, appreciating the diversity of options and opinions and discovering new possibilities. Landers Photography School provides you with a quality education at an affordable price. Students enjoy working with their instructors, their advisor, and other students; building strengths, turning weaknesses into strengths, and becoming critical thinkers.

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Courses cover the foundations of photography, intermediate, and advanced concepts and students gain experience in a wide range of photographic specialties including portraiture, lifestyle, commercial, events, nature, multimedia, and photojournalism.

In addition, students learn Lightroom and Photoshop skills, produce a professional portfolio, complete a business plan and have an introduction to design and marketing.

Meet the Instructors

The week before classes start we will schedule a "Meet the Instructors" meeting (for the new students only) (Instructors)

What's next?

If you are serious about becoming a professional photographer, we will take you there.  

Apply today Make your dream a reality!

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