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School of Photography

About Us

The School of Photography is owned & operated by Peter Gatt. It was founded on April 27th 2006, to help people learn about their digital cameras. The school offers fun, hands on classes and practical workshops to help you get the most out of photography.

We are here for you and are able to answer all your questions.

Over the year the School of Photography and Peter Gatt has taught for different institutions such as:

Canadian Security Intelligence Service (C.S.I.S.)

Centre of Forensic Science (C.F.S.)

The Granite Club - Camera Club (on going)

Ajax Camera Club (on going)

Toronto Camera Club

The Don Mills Camera Club

The Waterloo Camera Club

Alexander Mackenzie High School  (Night School)

Toronto Police Officers

Toronto Fire Fighters



High School Teachers

Just to name a few.


Read some of our testimonials.

The School of Photography offers a variety of classes for all skill levels, ranging from beginners, first time users to more advanced skilled photographers. If you haven’t heard of us yet, here is a brief summary of what we are about:


We understand the importance of practical and hands-on workshops.  We can sit and talk about the same thing over and over again but photography is a visual medium. Hands on is the best way to learn and that is what we offer.  This is what we specialize in making our classes as interactive as possible and including a photo trip at the end.


We are centrally operating out of different High Schools throughout the G.T.A.  Instead of the fancy expensive Studio that drives prices up, we have a practical but comfortable setting. these classes are set in a relaxed environment with coffee and drinks near by so that you can feel free to get what you like. Our “classroom”, also converts into a “home portrait studio”


We put a lot of focus on building a community with our students and encouraging them to get involved even after the classes are done. Photo Trips, seminars from guest speakers, rare workshops and social gatherings are just some of the many initiatives we have introduced to keep you shooting! Take the class and participation in these Meet-Ups.


We have instructors that are not only good at photography but are also good at teaching!  We learned early on that the two do not necessarily go hand in hand.  All of our instructors consistently get 5 star reviews.  They all believe in a practical and hands-on approach when teaching, all while making the classes fun and interactive.  Take a look at our instructor line up at the following link:  Instructors

If you have read enough and you are sold, then go ahead to our CLASSES page or WORKSHOP page and check out the classes and workshop we have to offer:


With Covid-19, all classes and editing workshops are being done online use

ZOOM is a free program to download and to use for these courses. After registration a link will be emailed to you in order to join with ZOOM.

During this pandemic, will will conduction all courses online using

ZOOM is a free program that you can download from website. With this app., you will need a good microphone and some speakers. You could use a webcam if you like but one is not necessary.

You can request a free one-on-one to test out the ZOOM software so that you will have a better understanding on how the program works and what a class or a workshop would look like using zoom.

To schedule a free zoom trial run, please contact us using the form below and add Free Zoom Trial in the message, plus date and time that is best for you.


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