Credential: Recognition of Achievement
Duration: Minimum 81 Hours (course hours vary)
Location: Barrie, South Georgian Bay
This program is designed for serious amateur photographers and those seeking employment where basic photography skills are an asset. Students are introduced to digital cameras and industry standard software used to capture and manipulate images, in a way that develops students’ interest, technical skills and creativity.
Graduates can pursue entry-level opportunities in positions and industries where basic photography skills are an asset, including photography assistants, studio assistants, digital processing labs, retail or the freelance market.
Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- capture images using appropriate equipment and techniques;
- use design elements and lighting techniques to produce images that communicate effectively;
- edit and organize images using industry-standard software.
- No formal requirements.
It is strongly recommended that students complete or begin to complete PHTO 0025 Digital Camera Techniques, or have a firm understanding of their cameras’ technical capabilities, before taking other courses. Students are required to use their personal camera.
2 Program Courses
4 Program Option Courses
Students must successfully complete all required courses as noted below. Further details, if applicable, are noted under "Additional Information" above.
|Note: Students may enter the program in any term.|
|PHTO 0025||Digital Camera Techniques (Micro-Credential)||36|
|PHTO 0045||Photoshop for Photographers (Micro-credential)||18|
|Program Option Courses|
|Select 4 courses from the program options listed below during registration. (Course hours vary, minimum total option course hours appear here.)||27|
|Program option courses may include:|
|PHTO 0010||Creative Photography|
|PHTO 0012||Glamour Photography|
|PHTO 0013||Studio Lighting Basics|
|PHTO 0014||Studio Lighting Part 2|
|PHTO 0020||Wedding Photography|
|PHTO 0053||Photography: Sports and Action|
|PHTO 0054||Photography: Nature and Landscape (Micro-credential)|
|PHTO 0059||Photography: Starting a Small Business (Micro-credential)|
|PHTO 0061||The Sensual Portrait|
|PHTO 0063||Macro Photography|
|PHTO 0064||DSLR Video 101 for Photographers|
|PHTO 0065||Adobe Lightroom|
|PHTO 0066||Portraiture (Micro-credential)|
|PHTO 0067||Commercial Photography|
|PHTO 0068||Photoshop for Photographers - Advanced|
|PHTO 0070||Nature Photography Advanced|
Students registered in part-time studies programs must maintain continuous registration in order to complete the program according to the curriculum in place at the time they were admitted. Students who do not remain continuously registered must be readmitted to the program and follow the new curriculum.
Disclaimer: The information in this document is correct at the time of publication. Academic content of programs and courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and employment market needs.
Program outlines may be subject to change in response to emerging situations, in order to facilitate student achievement of the learning outcomes required for graduation. Components such as courses, progression, coop work terms, placements, internships and other requirements may be delivered differently than published.