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In this article, Ill like us to talk about the 6 Best Photography School In Lagos.

Shola Animashaun (SA) Photography Academy

SA Photo Academy is the premier hand-on photography training academy in Nigeria. Established over a decade ago, the aim is to help turn passion for photography into a profitable profession.

The teaching style helps students study both traditional and digital photography in a creative, real-world environment that expands their technical abilities across a variety of tools and platforms.

SA Photo Academy helps you create a cohesive body of work that demonstrates your skills, showcases your personal voice, and prepares you for cutting-edge careers in this vibrant and evolving industry.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate artistry by creating images that evoke an emotional response
  • Apply principles of composition to produce professional images.
  • Apply the principles of lighting and colour theory to a variety of photographic scenarios by measuring, evaluating, and adjusting light and colour to create quality images.
  • Apply the mechanics of exposure to control light and influence the final product.
  • Select and use photographic equipment and technologies appropriate to the task.
  • Use and adapt to a variety of computer software and hardware for both photographic and business purposes.
  • Demonstrate effective use of written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, employing relevant knowledge, skills, and judgement in a business setting.
  • Work effectively individually and as a member of a team, demonstrating time management, organisational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Develop proposals and organise and orchestrate photo shoots through the successful management of resources and time.
  • Apply business processes through the application of accounting, marketing, sales, data management, and human resources (HR) practices and principles.
  • Fluent knowledge of the vocabulary of photographic aesthetics. Through their photographs, critiques and written evaluations students should demonstrate an ability to articulate their intentions about their own work and criticisms about others’ works using objective terminology.
  • Work as a professional, maintaining high standards of practice, make ethical judgments and decisions, follow legal requirements, and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment through demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and professional associations.


12 Ogundana St., Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.




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Eloquent Touch Media

They offer professional photography training in Lagos Nigeria. Whether you want to build a career in photography or just love taking pictures.

Learn what you need with their in-depth courses in photography and videography. 

You will learn how to shoot photos that tell a story, choose the right gear, create a photo book, and more. Get tips on photo editing, studio photography, and lighting, too.

The Course Covers

  • Choosing the right camera for you
  • Modern camera designs and capabilities
  • Essential photography lenses and their uses
  • Key photography accessories and their uses
  • Lots of practical tips and techniques
  • Interactive quizzes to enhance your learning experience
  • Optional tutor assessed practical assignments to help you develop your skills faster!
  • Much, much more!

Course Fees: N60,000

Course Duration: 2 weeks

Classes Timings
Regular – (Mon, Wednesday & Fri) 10am to 3pm
Weekend – ( 4 Saturdays ) 9am to 5pm

Hot Lines  (234) 818-144-7766 | (234) 818-155-7766


Corporate Office: 9 Fadeyi Street By Ikeja Bus stop Off Awolowo Road, Ikeja Lagos State, Nigeria.

PEFTI Film Institute

PEFTI is a Creative Hub, with a strong network, creating productions and hosting events.

Their vision is to remain the foremost Private Professional Institute, vastly accessible to those at the grass root and the top executives, providing enhanced qualitative training that transcends all barriers.

Their mission is to revolutionise the Film, Television and Music industries, through a functional, systematic and flexible approach, with a view to improving the level and quality of Professionalism in these growing industries. 


1. National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)

2. N.C.C

Address: 5/7 Joy Avenue, Ajao Estate, Off Osolo Way, Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria 

Mobile: +234 703 162 2270

Hitlab Academy 

The creative industry in Nigeria keeps getting bigger and better every year.

Hitlab have modified their training module to contain all the main areas of Multimedia. 

They now teach all of Photography, Videography and Graphic Design in their bumper packaged curriculum. 

This ensures that each and every one of Hitlab Academy graduates will be equipped with all the knowledge required to succeed as a professional in the creative space.

3 Months Training: N150,000
6 Months Internship: N300,000
1 Year Apprenticeship: N500,000


Free Wi-Fi and Refreshments, Exclusive access to our state of the art facilities, all training equipment provided, free studio sessions upon completion of course, Internship opportunities and lots more.

Address: 43 Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Call or Whatsapp: 08161329911 


Professional Training Lagos


BODY LAWSON is one of Nigeria’s foremost photography image development outfits with 16 years experience majoring in fashion, wedding and food photography with over a hundred celebrity weddings to its name.

BODY LAWSON LIMITED which is the parent company is now a full fledged Photography, Audio and Visuals Company. 

Owning a state of the art sound studio and visual suite. Offering a complete package for Music Artiste both locally and Internationally.

Body Lawson has adorned many magazines both local and international, Ovation, Exquisite, Thisday style, Bubbles, Fotoafrique, Contemporary age, etc. billboards, the Intern show, Adam & Eve etc.

Creativity style and professionalism is the galvanising force of their unique company. It is not what you do but how well you do it.

Body Lawson Limited believes that ‘true greatness is not being great but the ability to make others great’. 

This is why they undertake various courses to train photographers. 

They offer courses from basic photography to lighting, wedding, food, business and digital photography alike; to mention a few.

Contact Address: #1, Dipeolu Str. Off Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: +234(0)8023218602


UKAY Photoshop

3 Months Training Program

For people who aspire to gain mastery over the art of taking remarkable images.


Understanding Camera and Lens Types, Exposure Control, Composition and Depth of Field.

Camera and Lens Control, Exposure Control, Composition and Depth of Field, Understanding Photographic Equipment, Light and Lighting Techniques, etc.

Photo Editing and Retouching with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom


In student’s choice of photography genre/area of specialisation

NOTE: Internship is Optional.

This program is designed for photographers who want to break the barriers and limitations of becoming an expert in photography.


1. Lighting and Lighting Techniques

Importance of Light in Photography, Characteristics of Light, Lighting Compass, Lighting Lingo, Light Modifiers, etc.

2. Photo Retouching

Airbrushing, Blemishes Removal, colour correction, shape adjustment, etc

3. Colour Balance and Colour Grading

Understanding Colour Palette, Colour Match, How to Colour Grade, Colour Correction, etc

4. Tips and Tricks in Adobe Photoshop

Working on Speed and Accuracy, Retouching Workflow, Tricks in Photoshop, etc


1. Laptops and internet access will be provided for all students for learning.

2. Valid certificates will be issued to all students at no additional cost.

3. Registration Closes when a class of 20 students has been reached.


1 Month (3 times a week)

– Days: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (3 pm-5pm)


STUDIO 1: 51, Ogunnusi Road, Aguda Ogba, Lagos, Nigeria.

STUDIO 2: 11, Yaya Crescent, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos.

Tel: +234 (0) 909 393 0303
WhatsApp: +234 (0)909 393 0303

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