Certified Pro Photographer


The PERC Photography School Professional Photographer Certification Program focuses on exactly what a digital photographer needs to know - without the fluff or filler offered by others. With this sharper focus we have been able to drive down the cost of professional certification while still maintaining our award winning quality.

The PERC Professional Photographer Certification program comes in two versions: Online and On Location.  The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

  • Created and taught by a Certified Master Photographer,
  • The ONLY photography program that teaches "The Art, Science & Business of Digital Photography,"
  • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
  • Learn at your OWN pace,
  • Exclusive Training and Reference Materials,
  • private tutoringComprehensive, real-life tested!,
  • Flexible training schedule based on YOUR schedule,
  • Start when you are ready,
  • Includes FOURTEEN hours of training, feedback, critiques and reviews, 
  • You have SIX months to complete the course,
  • All sessions are held on location for maximum realism,
  • Your instructor is just an email or phone call away!,
  • Unlike YouTube and other websites, you receive IMMEDIATE feedback and answers to your questions,
  • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and websites, 

Our Core Program covers:

  • Camera menus, buttons and settings, (tailored to YOUR camera)
  • Aperture Priority,
  • Shutter Priority,
  • Manual Mode,
  • On Camera Flash,
  • ISO,
  • Interaction between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • Depth of Field,
  • Exposure Compensation,
  • Using a tripod properly,
  • Landscapes,
  • Portraits,
  • Street Photography,
  • Candids,
  • Journalistic / Documentary Photography,
  • The Exclusive PERC Lowlight Action Shooting Methodology,
  • The PERC 3 Click System Exposure Balancing System,
  • What to TURN ON in Your Camera,
  • What to TURN OFF in Your Camera,
  • How and When to use IS / OIS / VR,
  • Memory Cards,
  • Computer Workflow,
  • Using Ambient Light,
  • Using Filters,
  • Using TTL and Manual Flash,
  • Flash Exposure Compensation,
  • White Balance,
  • Color Temperature,
  • How to Protect & Clean Lenses and
  • Learn "The Art, Science & Business of Digital Photography,"
  • More

Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox or Google Drive, etc. and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

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Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

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