Digital Photography-Advanced Certificate

Program Code: 902032

The Digital Photography Advanced Certificate is designed for the person who wants to pursue a career in photography as an entrepreneur or as an employee in a photography studio. The student will learn advanced image editing techniques and increase their knowledge in photography specialty areas, as well as studio lighting. All credits from this certificate may be applied toward the Digital Photography technical diploma.


Certificate Completers will be able to

• Capture professional digital images in diverse specialty areas of photography.
• Critique and effectively communicate with images.
• Construct a professional photo shoot.
• Edit images effectively and efficiently using advanced techniques.
• Edit images at a professional level with commercial quality.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

• 312031, Photography Technical Diploma


Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Completion of Digital Photography Certificate.

Catalog No. Description
10-203-120 PHOTOGRAPHY-LANDSCAPE AND NATURE ...photograph landscapes, night and low light, wildlife, plant, waterways, close-ups of natural scenes and textures emphasizing aesthetic value. Techniques involved depth-of-field, shutter speed, lenses, lighting, HDR, editing. Topics include equipment, focal length, and ethics. You must have access to an SLR digital camera. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography Digital)
10-203-122 PHOTOGRAPHY-SPORTS AND EVENTS ...photograph a variety of sports and events for editorial and advertising purposes. Techniques involve aperture, shutter speed, lighting, focal lengths, bursting. Topics include equipment, location, storytelling, photojournalism, vernacular photography, etiquette. You must have access to an SLR digital camera. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography Digital)
10-203-178 PHOTOGRAPHY-DIGITAL ADVANCED ...advanced camera operations. Identify and control qualities of light. Setup and use multiple light setups with speedlights, strobes, and constants. Work with natural light and light modifiers. You must have access to an SLR digital camera. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography-Digital)
10-203-187 PHOTOGRAPHY-DIGITAL EDITING ...(Adobe Photoshop) digital editing through advanced tool usage and masking. Non-destructive editing through RAW and smart objects. Color adjustments, advanced retouching, automation, photorealism, creating reusable presets/compositions. (Prerequisite: 10-111-101, Photoshop Fundamentals)
10-203-130 PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALTIES ...photograph in the specialized areas of commercial, portrait, and wedding. Techniques and topics include set design, studio and location lighting, posing, portraiture styles, event and post-event workflow. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography Digital)
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