Digital Photography Technology
Length 1,050 Hours Admissions Contact
Jeromy Johnson | JOHNSONJER@pcsb.org
Course Information M. Landes - 727-893-2500 ext. 2319 Flyer DOWNLOAD Program Costs DOWNLOAD
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.
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in computation (mathematics) and communication (reading/language arts) is pre-assessed; required basic skills grade levels are: Computation - 9 and Communication - 9.
Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.