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National Photo Training College was established in 1988. Today we are offering photography workshops, photography courses and photography tours on what you want and need to know. Simple, relevant knowledge and learning that will build confidence and help you to take great photos. We offer programs for students at all levels; for the happy snapper through to aspiring professional photographers. Avoid the ` it didn’t work out’ or ‘I missed that shot’ with practical, common sense learning.

Whilst we have had some magical moments in our careers as photographers we will keep our feet on the ground and help you achieve your goals. We are a team of experienced professional photographers that have a passion for teaching.

About the Founder – Terry Rogan

3ad780dTerry Rogan established the College back in 1988 and the business grew rapidly with training across Australia. The College offered both full & part time courses in Photo Processing and in Professional Photography and thousands of students have been trained over the years. In 1996, the College pioneered nationally accredited traineeships for the photographic industry and mapped key digital competencies into the AQTF.

At around this time, Terry also invested heavily into digital capture technology. His event photography revolutionized santa photography and he worked with key corporates including Coca Cola, Fosters, NRL, Telstra, American Express and McDonalds at many promotional events .

Kodak appointed Terry to manage the photo processing and retail support for all non-Kodak accredited photographers during the 2000 Sydney Olympics responsible for the processing, scanning and/or printing of all the magical sporting moments for photo journalists of many countries.

Today Terry remains active with his event photography and has been called upon to rewrite the workshops in today’s digital camera world for keen amateurs.

His business philosophy and photographic training philosophy are one of the same, ‘Create the vision and the image will appear. Focus on the small important detail before you press the button’.

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Privacy Policy – NPTC

Last updated: September 23, 2017

National Photo Training College (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.nptc.com.au/ website (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.

We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at https://www.nptc.com.au/

Information Collection And Use

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number (“Personal Information”).

Log Data

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described in Google’s Privacy Policy- external site and for the purposes set out above. You can opt out of Google Analytics if you disable or refuse the cookie, disable JavaScript, or use the opt-out service provided by Google- external site.

National Photo Training College also uses interfaces with social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. If you choose to “like” or “share” information from this website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your visits to this site with other Personal Information


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

We use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose e.g PayPal or Event Brite


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we discover that a Children under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our servers immediately.
Changes To This Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.
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Read what people are saying…

Many thanks for a fantastic DSLR course on Saturday. I learned more in one day than I’ve learned in a year of tinkering around with my camera on my own. What an epiphany! Now I just need to practice, practice, practice. I’ll certainly recommend you to all my friends. Many thanks Terry!
I was one of the happy participants at the digital camera conducted in August which I enjoyed and found very useful. Thanks Terry!
Wow what a course!(Lens & Sunset) I thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Terry is a wealth of knowledge and his passion in sharing this is clearly demonstrated throughout the day�s activities. I would recommend ANY of his courses whether you are a beginner or more advanced photographer. I swear I will never have my camera set to “Auto” again. Thanks Terry.

Read about our photography courses…


Learn the basics of aperture, shutter and ISO, their function and relationship of each and how they relate to correct exposure. We discuss depth of field, slow exposure, panning and apply specific practical outdoor exercises to reinforce your learning and more

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Light determines exposure so how do we control it? This practical workshop focuses on three core elements to low light photography; exposure, composition and lighting. Many of the smaller compact cameras offer a night mode capture.

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Ideal for enthusiast or those wanting to make photography a career. Intensive 15 hour course will cover manual exposure, lens choice and a studio session.

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We get you confident and off the AUTO setting! Suitable for beginners or general photographers who want to get the best out of their camera and take better photos. The class is very hands-on with a mixture of theory, practical shoots and outdoor activity.

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Release the absolute beauty of your images by learning how to use Adobe Lightroom. This inexpensive software is widely used by professional photographers and keen amateurs to get the very best out of their photos.

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