Start taking incredible photos

In this course we've taken our years of photography experience and squeezed as much knowledge as possible into a beginner-friendly course.

We'll teach you actionable tips and tricks that you can try today, even in your own home with whatever camera you already have (including your phone!). It's jam-packed with in-depth video tutorials, practical activities and hands-on mentor support.

Whether you're looking to get into photography as a hobby or a career, or just want to take better photos this is the bootcamp for you.

What you will learn...

In this weekend photography bootcamp, we'll cover:

  • How to find the best lighting to transform your photos
  • Basics of manual photography (aperture, shutter speed & ISO)
  • The art of composition & framing
  • Simple posing techniques for beautiful portaits
  • How to take a perfect flatlay
  • Setting up a scene for food and product photography
  • Step-by-step walkthrough of editing a photo
  • Mocking up a beautiful instagram grid

Want to join?

Bootcamp runs 13th & 14th November and only 1000 free spots available, secure your spot now.


a sneak peak.

Here's a sneak peak of what you'l learn

How you frame and compose a shot can make a huge impact on the overall results. From rule of thirds, to symmetry and leading lines we'll cover all the essential techniques.

Lighting is hands-down one of the most important factors in taking great photos - we'll teach you what to look for and how to work with the light you have.

Using manual mode can be intimidating, but understanding aperture, ISO and shutter speed takes your photos to the next level and we'll teach you how to use them.

How to you take a perfect flatlay? This is a simple but powerful technique perfect for food and product photography.

Let's get messy - we'll teach you how to use props and ingredients to create a scene and make your imagery so much more inviting.

The art of the portrait, simple techniques to help people look and feel amazing on camera whether you're shooting your friends and family or a client!

Taking a great photo is the first step, but once you have that foundation, editing is what can really bring out the unique character of the image.

Finally once you've taken amazing photos, how do you assemble that together into a cohesive instagram grid? We'll show you how to make beautiful mockups like these.

Who is this course for

Whether you are an absolute beginner, or someone looking to improve your skills this mini-bootcamp has a little something for everyone.

It's perfect for someone who wants to be able capture better photos for themselves -- whether that's family portraits or solo travel photos. If you are an entrepreneur running your own business, this course will help you create beautiful scenes and create content for your brand. And if you are thinking of starting a career in photography, this will be the perfect introduction.

Why are you giving this away for free?

This past year has been an in-your-face reminder of why we do what we do - to empower people to start careers they love and have the freedom to build a thriving business on their own terms - work when they want, where they want, how they want.

We want everyone to experience what it's like to be able to capture the world through the lens of your camera. We're always working to make digital skills more accessible, and this is one way that we can do just that - by giving our weekend photography bootcamp (that's worth $350) free to anyone who needs it for one weekend.

Meet your mentors, Tina & Emilio

When we first dreamed up Institute of Code we tried to forget everything we knew about what a school was and re-imagine what a school could be.

We prioritse the success of every single student, and use everything we know about educational psychology and human performance to build a program that doesn't just teach people skills but empowers them to launch new career

We help people like you learn in demand digital skills and launch a new career in Social Media or Web Development where they can work from anywhere in the world.


Yes! We're giving FREE access to our brand new Photography in a Weekend mini-bbootcamp to 1000 people for one weekend over the 13th & 14th November. There is no cost to participate, the only paid applications used in the course are part of Adobe Creative Cloud and if you don't have a creative cloud membership you can access a 7-day free trial of Lightroom to follow along.

We have 1000 spots up for grabs. To request a spot, simply fill in the application and tell us why you're interested in learning photography - we'll let you know via email if you've been sucessful. While we wish we could give it to everyone, it's just not possible for such a hands-on program where we'll have mentors available on-demand and access to our custom-build learning hub with videos, practical activities and more. We definitely recommend you get in quick before the spots fill up.

We're keeping it open for free for one full weekend 13th & 14th November. The total content is around 6 hours, with a few hours worth of activities so two days should be more than enough time to get through everything. We'll have mentor support available pretty much round-the-clock through that time to help you if you get stuck.

Yes, lifetime access to the course materials is available for $350 (get 50% off if you purchase during the weekend itself). This includes ongoing access to our online learning hub with all the lessons, the discussions, all lesson notes etc.

This weekend mini-bootcamp is a perfect introduction to the world of social media, and it contains a small fraction of the content and interactivity of our 8-week digital bootcamp. The 8-week program contains over 100 lessons, hands-on activities and step-by-step project walkthroughs to give you everything you need to start a new career in Photography or Social Media Marketing. As a bonus, if you enroll in October for the final cohort before we split the program into two dedicated bootcamps next year, you'll receive two bootcamps for the price of one with a combined total of over 200 lessons.

secure your free spot

1000 places available totally free for one weekend - 13th & 14th November worth $350 each.