Established in 1985, Spéos is a private higher education course. The school celebrates 35 years of experience in higher education in professional photography in 2020. Spéos’ mission is to prepare students to meet current market demands and accompany them in becoming successful photographers in the field of their choice. Courses at Spéos are organized mainly in small groups, hands-on with a lot of practice, and supervised by a team of highly qualified professionals.
The facilities are spacious and equipped with the latest equipment.
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Spéos has campuses, in Paris, Biarritz and London and offers professional photography programs in English as well as in French. Spéos diplomas are recognized by the French State with the Title of Photographer RNCP level 7 and the school has received numerous accreditations. Spéos offers unique and exclusive specialized programs with prestigious partners: Creative Documentary with Magnum Photos, Sports Photography with INSEP, Fashion, Luxury & Beauty Photography. The school is official partner of the Voies Off festival of Arles since 1997. The Spéos Alumni Care program helps our graduates in their first professional steps.
The school offers professional photography programs in 1 year or 2 years, short programs in 5 months in Paris or London, as well as photography workshops in Paris, Biarritz and London. The school also offers online photo courses with an immersive online course in Commercial + Fine Art Portrait Photography, and a Blended Learning Professional Photography course. Students present their portfolio and website to a graduation jury made up of professionals, and then at the Spéos end-of-the-year exhibition, the profession’s appointment for 35 years.
For several years, Spéos has been selected among the Top 5 photo schools in the world according to many different and independent rankings.
At any time you are most welcome to come and visit the school, just make an appointment!