About us | The Photographer Academy

About us

The Photographer Academy is the largest European photography training company with already thousands of Pro Photographers as well as Artists and Hobbyists making use of the award winning training to get inspired or instructed every day.

Quality Training for Photographers.

The web site is based on video content that captures real professionals at work. The wide range of topics, cover everything from specific types of photography to tips on lighting and kit, right up to how to construct and maintain a successful business.

The Photographer Academy is aimed at both professional and enthusiast photographers alike and is structured into bite size learning films, over 2100 at present, each around 20 minutes, so you can dip in and out whenever suits you.

In addition to the training films, there is the Academy qualifications programme as well as monthly webinars and photo critiques, all packaged in your membership subscription.

This type of training enables photographers of all levels to learn new techniques on every subject, whilst being able to monitor real shoots and the sessions will show how other photographers cope in the real world.

Reasons To Join The Photographer Academy:

  • 7 Day 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • Over 2800 films online
  • New films each week
  • 38 Masters
  • Mobile Device Friendly
  • Watch as much as you want whenever you want
  • Free Posing Guide Apps for Pro and Business members
  • Live Photo Critiques and Webinars
  • Business, Marketing and 10K films
  • Software - Photoshop, Lightroom and Elements
  • Wow inspire films and Live shoots
  • Back 2 Basics
  • Studio Watch & The Apprentices
  • Studio and portable flash
  • Inspiration & Education
  • Reduced rejoining fees
  • Photographer interviews
  • Earn money as an Affiliate


With 3 membership options it has never been easier to join! With your first year's subscription starting for as little as £49 for the Academy. £99 for the Pro option or an all access Business membership pass for only £199 for a 12 months membership to the Photographer Academy. These memberships allow you as a member to have access to the knowledge bank of videos already online, with 3 new films added every week along with monthly bonus films. In addition to our planned training themes, you as a member get the chance to suggest new themes and topics.

When you renew your yearly Business subscription, the price crashes to only £99 per year, that's what makes The Photographer Academy the best and most cost effective training on the planet.

There is no advertising on the inside, so don't worry as there are no flashing banners or pop ups to spoil the experience. This site is supported by companies that Mark Cleghorn has been associated with for many years, so make sure you stop by our sponsors pages.

A breakdown of our perks:

100%  7 Day money back guarantee: We offer all our new members with a 100% 7days money back guarantee.  

Unlimited online access: Over a 2100 films at your disposal with just a click of a mouse or the touch of your screen. The Photographer Academy is designed to give you access 24 hours a day, 7days a week, whenever and whereever you are. Whether it’s to learn a new skill or brush up on an existing one, TPA can assist and give you the answers you are looking for.

The Masters: With Top Pros working with us on The Photographer Academy, the knowledge bank is expanding constantly. See how the real pros do it with every light that changes, meter they take, shutter they press, with real clients in the real world

Free Posing Guide Apps for Pro and Business members: Our Pro and Business members can download free Posing Guide Apps to their phones and mobile devices and also to your desktop. These apps cover all the different areas we feature on the site. We add a new posing guide app to the site each week.

Increase Your Value: At The Photographer Academy we constantly want our members pushing themselves to their limits. With 3 new films being added every week, the content has thousands of techniques. Members can also upload load an image to our live photo critique nights twice a month and register for our monthly webinars on The Photographer Academy. Plus your very own academy page, and this is all for just one affordable price.

Business: The Photographer Academy is the only online recourse for photography that teaches business, with films like Studio watch and 10K added every month. This makes The Photographer Academy stand out from the rest.

What is a 10K film?10k films are based on promotions that have been tried and tested by the masters on TPA and aim to bring your business extra income.

What is Studio watch? Studio watch is where Mark Cleghorn takes failing studios and turns the business around within 12 months, visiting the owner every 4 months and looking at the image, pricing, promotion, sales & marketing.

So why join you ask? In addition to all of this, there are also monthly photo critiques and webinars as well as your very own Academy page, plus exclusive offers and competitions for members. Why not join is the real question!


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