Learn to capture, create and alter images at a professional level.
The two-year Photography Ontario College Diploma program encourages you to express your creative side while designing and capturing images that communicate effectively. You demonstrate a professional level of craft and creativity in digital imaging using high-end equipment and the Mac OS platform.
Learn the fundamentals of photography and create images that meet the needs of your client. By creating a state-of-the-art portfolio and a personal website using high-end digital cameras to capture professional-level work, you show your creative and technical abilities.
In addition to photography design and techniques, gain knowledge and skills in the areas of:
Our studios have up-to-date studio and location lighting systems, lighting booms, soft-boxes and professional backdrops.
At the end of the program, enhance your knowledge and skills with a real-world experience during a two-week field placement where you gain valuable practical application and industry contacts. The program concludes with a student-run networking trade show, which potential employers and industry representatives attend.
There are many job opportunities in the industry after graduation. Graduates may find employment as a photographer in areas such as:
commercial and industrial photography
wedding and portrait photography
scientific and medical photography
print and graphic production companies
visual content creation
Graduates may also choose to pursue work as a self-employed freelancer.
This program is well-suited for students who:
Are self-motivated, personable and well-organized.
Enjoy the technical nature of photography.
Have an aptitude for computer technology.
Have a keen sense of entrepreneurship.