Practical, real-life, hands-on training

Landers Photography School has been training photographers since 1997. Our experienced staff works closely with all students to help them achieve their educational and career goals.

Instructors and Staff Who Care

Everyone at Landers Photography School cares about your progress and success. You will have to put forth effort to reach your goals, but now you'll have the assistance and support of LPS.

Experienced Instructors

We believe it’s important for students to learn from professionals who have in-depth industry and hands-on knowledge to help you develop your skills. Our instructors have professional experience, and are thrilled to share what they know.

Flexible class schedules

Class can be scheduled mornings, afternoons, or evenings. LPS offers flexible schedules whether you are just graduating from high school, changing your career, or transitioning from military to civilian life. The age range of our Career Photograph program students has been from 18-72


From the moment you contact LPS to learn more about our programs, through the day you graduate (and beyond) you will be accommodated, mentored, and assisted by trained professionals who are dedicated to your success. We’re focused on helping you get the most out of your experience with us.

What will I learn?


The Career Photographer program was created to enable you with the tools (figurative) necessary to sustain your own full-time portrait or event photography business.

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see if this is right for me

Steps to enrollment:
1. Interview/consultation
2. We determine together, if the Career Photographer program is a good fit for you
3. We accept or decline immediately, and then follow-up with a response letter

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  • If you are interested in getting your business off the ground and being profitable, or just want to give your business (or your skills) a boost, I highly recommend visiting with him to discuss the many ways he can help you! In just the few minutes we spent together, he has already given me some direction and inspiration in moving forward and growing my business!     -Mary Larson, San Antonio, Texas
  • I love attending classes and learning from such great instructors!     - Maribel Estrada, San Antonio, Texas
  • Jim Landers is the real deal. If you are struggling to make your retail photography business work, then this is for you. He can give you the necessary tools and show you how to implement them into your existing portrait business. Call him! He's super nice too! -Desiree Shanding, San Antonio, Texas
  • Let me just give a shout out to Landers Photography School! They are what pushed me in to the direction of photography and have excellent and experienced instructors. If you want to get to the next level with your photography business, portraiture to be specific, then look no further! Thank you, Jim Landers, if it were not for you I would not be where I am today in photography. Keep inspiring! -Jacquelyn Kelly, San Antonio, Texas
  • I so look forward to spending time at this awesome school. Since my first class, taking classes at Landers become the ultimate highlight of my week. I will be back......I am missing you all! -Diane Dean, San Antonio, Texas
  • Photographers...if you are looking to jumpstart your business I highly suggest going to Landers Photography School. Since taking Jim Landers classes my business has already grown more than it has in the 8 years I have been in business. He has truly given me the confidence and tools to grow my business. If you work hard and apply what he is teaching, you can't fail. -Stephanie Smith, San Antonio, Texas
  • Today I completed my business course in sales for a successful photography business at Landers Photography School taught by the amazing Jim Landers. I am sad that it is over but excited about the future and how this course has changed my business already in a positive way. Thank you, Jim. Thank you for uplifting our community. Thank you for helping us to know our value and our worth as professional photographers. Thank you for providing us the tools to succeed! On to the next! The first photo is a motto all professionals should live by--posted in the classroom for all to see. The second is just one reminder of why I continue to do what I do. -Nina Padilla, San Antonio, Texas
  • I made the decision to study photography. I will always be eternally grateful to Jim Landers and Landers Photography School for giving me some of the most important tools in professional photography training. Jim--you're such a great friend. I will always look back with such great fondness at the many hours of instruction in your photography classes. I've had several friends ask me where I studied photography: I took several courses at Landers Photography School and I give this school my highest possible recommendation. This school opened up a whole new world for me--and it will do the same for you... -Gabe Quintanilla, San Antonio, Texas
  • If you're wanting to step up your photography skills, I highly recommend Jim Landers and his school. Jim is an incredible photographer, years of experience and very knowledgeable. Jim is also a great man. Him and his wife, Robin, work hard at making each and every experience a person has with them a positive, uplifting and insightful experience. -Carole Seely, San Antonio, Texas
  • Just took [my first] class with Landers Photography School, holy cow. I am on my way! I can't wait to take the rest of the classes. I highly recommend it. Super knowledgeable! -Lori Gerloff, Boerne, Texas
  • For those of you who are interested in a Photography business apply to Landers Photography School, you could use the knowledge and experience that Jim Landers can give you!!!! -Troy Duran, Boerne, Texas
  • Know someone who has dreamed of being a photographer? Jim Landers has a photography program! And he is the best!! Stefanie Alphin, Selma, Texas
  • Deb Higginbotham
    Landers Photography School, owned and operated by the amazing Jim Landers ... I'm hunting down side gigs so I can do this ... I've been wanting to take his classes ... -Deb Higginbotham, San Antonio, Texas
    Deb Higginbotham

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