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Digital Photography

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Digital Photography is designed to prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills in the manufacture and distribution or transmission of graphic communications products. In addition to technical skills, students completing this program will also develop advanced critical thinking, career development, applied academics, life management, business, economic and leadership skills required for graphic communications occupations. Students will develop basic composition, lighting, and camera operation skills using digital cameras. They will explore photography-related careers. In addition, this course will introduce several industry-related computer programs including Adobe Photoshop. The outcome of the course is a basic portfolio that reflects the course’s objectives and the student’s photographic style.

Program Standards  
The Digital Photography program is available at:


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Program Details
Year 1 - Photo Imaging 1-2
Year 2 - Photo Imaging 3-4
Year 3 - Photo Imaging 5-6 Honors
Year 3 - Photo Imaging Internship

Adobe Certified Professional


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Average Annual Wage - $41,280

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Career Opportunities

  • Commercial Photographer
  • Photo Journalist
  • Freelance Photographer

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