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Follow Your Love for Photography

The mission of the Photography Program is to provide students with the technical skills and aesthetic language necessary to develop a personal vision and communication skills through photography. As a photography student, you will be exposed to traditional and digital photo practices, and learn to apply these technical skills to the development of your own style. Upon graduation, you will have created a portfolio of photography that demonstrates both your technical and creative skills as well as your readiness for further study or a career in photography.

What You’ll Learn

Fine Art Photography

Learn how to capture and edit photos that successfully express emotions and moods.

Digital Editing

Gain understanding of digitally based image processing and manipulation through raster-based painting, color-correction, and retouching tools.

Studio Lighting

Explore light and composition through the use of tungsten and electronic flash illumination for portraiture, still life, and interior photography.  

Black and White Photography

Discover technical and analytical skills required for digital photography and begin exploring your personal vision through discussions about compassion and design.

Color Photography

Investigate the use of color in photographs as an expressive tool and draw upon digital and analytical skills explored in earlier classes.

History of Photography

Examine techniques and styles utilized by famous photographers as a way of developing one’s own personal style.




Explore Your Curriculum

As a student in the Photography Program, you’ll develop a range of analog and digital-equipment skills, preparing you to complete an extended image-based portfolio suitable for application to a four-year school. Your courses will expose you to both technical and analytical studies of photography that will assist you on your journey to defining your artistic style.

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Take the First Step Towards a Photography Career

Benefit from our rigorous academics, hands-on studio work, and meaningful mentorship from our faculty of practicing, professional artists and designers.

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