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Digital Photography Certificate Program

Our program is designed to teach you the skills and knowledge to become a professional photographer or an enthused hobbyist. Start by exploring the capabilities of your digital camera and then learn the techniques to improve the quality of your photographs. Edit your images so that the finished product is exactly what you imagine by learning Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard photo editor. Courses can be taken individually or for personal enrichment.

Benefits of this Certificate:

  • Demonstrate skills & techniques of digital photography in relation to digital capture & image editing
  • Learn to apply the features of the digital camera to create the desired image
  • Learn to use digital image-editing software and computer skills to create an aesthetic final image
  • Utilize effective workflow techniques to increase efficiency
  • Apply the proper lighting techniques to enhance digital images
Camera Requirement
Requires a camera with changeable lenses and full manual settings; DSLR, ZLR or advanced Range Finder type digital cameras are acceptable. If you are unsure of your camera, please call our office before registering.

Certificate Requirements
To earn a Certificate in Digital Photography, you must successfully complete all Required courses and 3 electives.

     Required Courses:

  • Introduction to Digital Photography I
  • Introduction to Digital Photography II
  • Digital Photography Light and Lighting
  • Adobe Photoshop - Beginner
  • Adobe Photoshop - Advanced for Photographers
  • Enroll in the Digital Photography Certificate Program Fee course
  • Complete and submit a Portfolio for review*
     *There are two Portfolio options: 1) Enroll in Final Photography Portfolio and submit your portfolio in class. Or 2) Enroll in Independent Portfolio Review and        complete the requirements. Please note that both Portfolio option have pre-requisites.

     Electives (choose from three):

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Commercial Food Photography
  • Creating Interactive Portfolios
  • Digital Nature Photography
  • Digital Wildlife Photography
  • Digital Photography Light and Lighting Level II
  • Digital Photography Special Topics
  • Introduction to Digital Portrait and Wedding Photography
  • Travel and Location Photography
  • The Business of Photography
  • Final Photography Portfolio
  • Digital Photography Studio

Upon successful completion of all requirements, electives, and your Portfolio, students must notify the Continuing Education office. After verifying the student's completion status, a letter along with your certificate of completion for the Digital Photography Certificate Program. Congratulations!

Currently Scheduled

Course NameMeetsBeginsEndsFeeNew
Introduction to Digital Photography ITu : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions05/19/1506/30/15169.00
Independent Portfolio Review
08/31/1508/31/1599.00
Portrait and Wedding PhotographyW : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions09/16/1511/04/15179.00
Photography StudioTu : 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 5 Sessions05/05/1506/02/15269.00
Adobe Photoshop - BeginnerTu & Th : 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, 4 Sessions07/07/1507/16/15375.00
Photography Light and Lighting Level IIW : 10:00 AM - 12 N, 7 Sessions08/05/1509/16/15179.00
Introduction to Digital Photography ISa : 10:00 AM - 12 N, 7 Sessions08/01/1509/19/15169.00
Adobe Photoshop LightroomW : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 5 Sessions08/05/1509/02/15300.00
Adobe Photoshop - BeginnerSa : 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM, 6 Sessions08/01/1509/12/15375.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IITu : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions08/25/1509/29/15169.00
Adobe Photoshop - Advanced for PhotographersTh : 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM, 6 Sessions08/27/1510/01/15340.00
Introduction to Digital Photography ITu : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions10/13/1511/24/15169.00
Photography Light and LightingTh : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions10/15/1511/19/15179.00
Wildlife PhotographyTu : 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, 5 Sessions10/06/1511/03/15199.00
Nature and Landscape PhotographyTu : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 4 Sessions11/17/1512/08/15179.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IW : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 7 Sessions09/02/1510/14/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IIW : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 7 Sessions10/28/1512/09/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography ITu : 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 7 Sessions06/02/1507/14/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IITu : 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 7 Sessions07/21/1509/01/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography ITu : 10:30 AM - 12:30 AM, 7 Sessions09/08/1510/20/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IITu : 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 7 Sessions10/27/1512/08/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography ITh : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 7 Sessions06/04/1507/16/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IW : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 7 Sessions05/06/1506/17/15169.00
Introduction to Digital Photography IITh : 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, 7 Sessions07/23/1509/03/15169.00
Travel and Location PhotosW : 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, 7 Sessions06/24/1508/05/15169.00
Final Photography PortfolioM : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 7 Sessions08/03/1510/26/15229.00

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