Photography

Freelance Photography Module Training

Looking for a Professional Photography Course?

Our photography training is broken down into modules designed for beginners and seasoned photographers. A beginner is able to choose from any of the eight modules, which will leave you understanding how to create beautiful, profitable images. Or a seasoned photographer is able to pick and choose the modules they may need in order to brush up on their skills. Each student will spend intensive time in a small class size with our supportive teacher.

Q Academy is one of the photography schools in B.C with our Teacher, Leanna Rathkelly, a practicing industry professional she will teach you contemporary photography styles along with classic techniques. Her experience and depth of knowledge will help take your photography skills to the next level.

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A sample of content covered in the Modules:

Using your Camera:

  1. Understanding how your camera works so you can create exciting images
  2. Exposure – using the trifecta of ISO, aperture and shutter speed to get the photo you imagine.
  3. Composition – the Rule of Thirds is king!
  4. Lighting – creating interesting light with flash, reflectors, natural surfaces and strobes.
  5. File choice – and can I cook a RAW image?

Go with the flow: Creating an efficient workflow using Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite:

  1. Adobe Lightroom
  2. Photoshop
  3. Bridge

Practicing your workflow, Ohm….:

  • Processing the shoot using Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Adding Metadata, retouching techniques, colour calibration and profiles, printing the image.
  • Storing and delivering your completed digital mages

Creating your future using the Best Business Practices:

  • Licensing your photos – who needs this photo?
  • Creating Release Agreements – why should I get a model release?
  • Developing a social media program – should I use Instagram? Or Facebook? Or both?
  • Marketing your Photography business – should I blog, text, email or phone?
  • Building a Network – and a bridge to success!
  • Launching a Photography Business – you’re a superstar


Please contact Q Academy at 250.590.1493 today to learn more or book an intake.