Digital Photography Technology

  •   Commercial Photography
     
    Length 1,050 Hours
    Admissions Contact

    Jeromy Johnson | JOHNSONJER@pcsb.org

    (727) 893-2500 x2392

    Course Information M. Landes - 727-893-2500 ext. 2319
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    Mission: To provide the education and experience for an exciting career in professional digital photography.

    Program K100300 consists of a planned sequence of courses:

    Photographic Specialist Course PGY0190 (150 hours) – Includes training in the history of photography; production process; intellectual property, copyright and plagiarism as each applies to creative assets; operation of parts of a camera system; proper use of camera and support equipment; basic photography; and, photographic workflow applications.

    Photography Technician – Course PGY0191 (300 hours) Includes training in the areas of production plans; art/creative direction; computer skills; photo-editing software; photographic lights; photography sets, backgrounds and stages; and, process and print photos.

    Studio Photographer – Course PGY0192 (300 hours) – Content includes demonstrating knowledge of photo/video journalism; video production with Interchangeable Lens Cameras (ILCs); video software; and, practicing the business of commercial digital photography.

    Digital Photographer – Course PGY0193 (300 hours) – Content includes operating various format cameras; demonstrating knowledge of advanced software retouching; and, developing a professional portfolio of work.  

    Distance Education: None at this time.

    Industry Certification(s): Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA); students can earn certification in Adobe Photoshop.

    Related Links

    Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association - www.tappa.org
    Florida Professional Photographers - fpponline.org

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

    Basic Skills Exit Requirement for Program CompletionStudent's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 9 and Communication - 9.


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    Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.

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