What do we have to offer?

  • Professional photography mentors with many years of experience
  • Real-time communication with a teacher
  • Theoretical materials that you can keep to refresh your knowledge
  • An interactive learning experience and instant feedback from your photography teacher
  • A large variety of courses for all skill levels and interests!

Meeting point

1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 am / [email protected]


Have you ever been to a friend's photography exhibition and thought, I wish I could do that? Or do you get frustrated when your photographs never quite capture the moment? Well, The Photo Academy will help solve those problems!

We offer specialized photography classes and online classes in Philadelphia to help improve your photography skills, step up your game and realize your dream. Soon, you will be able to perfectly capture all your amazing experiences in Philadelphia and beyond!

Studying photography will change your perspective. We will give you the tools to see Philadelphia in a fresh and exciting way, helping you break out of your same old cycle. You will start to find inspiration everywhere; from the way the sunlight hits buildings, to noticing small details that had previously escaped you. It's time to grab your camera and rediscover your city!

What to Photograph in your city?

Philadelphia is a dream city for photographers. Whether you are a beginner, a professional or just want a cool Instagram feed, we can all agree that Philly has something for everyone. Here you can fully unleash your creative spirit! Our photography classes teach you everything from the correct angle to the perfect composition, and cover topics like ISO and shutter speeds. We encourage you to challenge yourself and take new steps; head to places in Philadelphia you've never visited before! Take the opportunity to improve your photography knowledge and learn more about your city at the same time.

Make the most of Philadelphia's awesome, diverse neighborhoods, which are packed with hidden gems waiting to be explored. Why not spend a Sunday afternoon with a camera, running around colorful Fishtown or the eclectic Gayborhood? Experiment with different types of photography: street, architecture, landscapes; the possibilities are endless!

Prefer to photograph people? Our online courses will teach you essential skills to shoot the perfect party photo or take memorable portraits of your friends and family. We even have an online class for the best selfie! You can impress your friends with your new photography training. And, if you need to get a gift for your arty family members, our gift cards make the perfect present.

Our photography classes teach you everything from the correct angle to composition, and cover topics like ISO and shutter speeds. Even if you don't have a camera, we've got you covered with our smartphone photography classes.

Sign Up For Our Photography Classes and Online Classes!

Do you have a camera but don’t know how to use it properly? Eager to get out and shoot your city? Join one of our photography courses! You don't need to have professional photography experience or a creative college degree. Have a look at our courses for beginners, including the online classes. You will learn new skills and techniques, from shutter speed to depth of field, and exposure to ISO. We also have classes in Chicago and New York. Our photographers will lead you across all technical terms, show you how to manage your camera settings and help you out with specific issues. By the end, you will get the best use out of your camera :)