About us

THE PHOTO ACADEMY, in the beginning…

The adventure began back in 2008. Two photo enthusiasts met on a forum and wanted to share this precious art and craft, so they decided to promote photo classes. The project turned into two websites Lesphotographes.com & Lesphotographes.org, a magazine with advice, and classes with respected and committed photography teachers.

Lesphotographes.org grew and became THE PHOTO ACADEMY with a team of over 300 teaching photographers, a presence in 44 cities, 11 countries and with classes in 3 languages (EN/NL/FR). Today, based out of Paris, Brussels and London, the two founders – Raphaël and Maxime ­ continue to promote photography and develop THE PHOTO ACADEMY.

 

Our teaching approach:

Thanks to an array of practical and technical courses, we hope to pass along precious “know-how” so you can enjoy learning more about digital or film photography. We also offer an ample range of thematic courses (in the form of classes or workshops) involving some of the oldest types of photography, including historical and alternative techniques.

In our era of image based communications and with the multifaceted world of photography constantly evolving, we try to represent as many of the trends as possible and want our photographers to reflect that richness and diversity. That's why our team is composed of women and men with different expertise and approaches that reflects the world of photography today.

 

The team at your service:

THE PHOTO ACADEMY / LES PHOTOGRAPHES ORGANISATION in Paris, 19 quai de la Seine 75019 
THE PHOTO ACADEMY / LES PHOTOGRAPHES ORGANISATION in Brussels, rue Notre seigner, 11, 1000 Bruxelles
THE PHOTO ACADEMY / LES PHOTOGRAPHES ORGANISATION in Montreal, 3980 Saint-Denis, H2W 3M3

 
Teaching and customer service:
Telephone: +33 (0)182 88 77 77
E-mail: contact@thephotoacademy.com

Press relations and communications:
Telephone: +33(0)1 76 41 03 38
E-mail: presse@thephotoacademy.com

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Our clients' feedback

09/16/2019
5/5
" Michael is a very knowledgeable person. The session was nice and explained well ... "
09/10/2019
5/5
" Emily is a great teacher. She’s good at making complex topics simple and adapt ... "
09/9/2019
4/5
" Friendly instructor with a good slide show yet I would have liked to have had th ... "
09/9/2019
5/5
" Very useful I understand my camera more now .. and the Gary make sure that I und ... "
09/9/2019
4.5/5
" It was my second class with Owen and I really enjoyed it. He's very clear and pa ... "
09/9/2019
5/5
" Another excellent class with lots of ideas on how to progress. Thank you "
09/8/2019
5/5
" Very good class, thank you ! "
09/8/2019
4.8/5
" Really enjoyed the day and Alnoor's great lessons. "
09/4/2019
5/5
" So much, so much better than classes 1 "
09/3/2019
4.5/5
" The teaching was very good and professional The environment was noisy and it wa ... "
09/2/2019
5/5
" Informative and well presented "
08/30/2019
5/5
" goed leerrijk interactief en veel materie om te bespreken "
08/30/2019
5/5
" Marc Van Troostenberghe is een top docent. "
08/26/2019
4.5/5
" Just a small remark. Place Stalingrad is not the good place for going outside wi ... "
08/26/2019
5/5
" I learnt a lot about basic rules of photographic. It was also very useful to de ... "
08/26/2019
5/5
" Alnoor was very personable and answered everyone's questions. A good teacher. "
08/26/2019
5/5
" Teaxher was excellent. Material was well programmed. BIG no no for me was to hol ... "
08/26/2019
5/5
" Very open, interesting and interactive photography workshop. Marc is really enth ... "
08/25/2019
5/5
" Great pleasure with Dirk! "
08/25/2019
5/5
" Matt is an excellent teacher! Very patient, knowledgable and creative. I learned ... "

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