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For aspiring professional photographers and impassioned amateurs alike, Photography courses will lay down the foundations or build on existing knowledge and skill in the realm of still photography. Core concepts like exposure, composition, light, shadow, color, format, camera type, lens type and digital or darkroom post processing may be covered in Photography courses. Professors with experience and qualifications can provide the training necessary to help you create successful images in camera.

Photography courses are suited to a wide range of potential students and therefore can be found as full time, part time or even online courses. Lasting for anywhere from a few days to a year, Photography courses are also diverse in their subject matter. Students can focus on fashion, black and white or digital photography as they work toward obtaining a certificate our diploma in Photography courses.

Whether you are interested in fine art photography, advertising, wedding photography, food photography, portraits, still life or other specialized areas, Photography courses are a great way to begin. You can request more information from the schools about any Photography courses that interest you in just minutes using the web form. Scroll down to read more about the Photography courses that are available at accredited universities and academic institutions around the world, today!

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42 Results in Photography

Roma Film Academy

Good photography can often make a film successful, even when the narration is weak. Conversely, bad photography can ruin a good story, even if well told. It is, therefore ... [+]

Good photography can often make a film successful, even when the narration is weak. Conversely, bad photography can ruin a good story, even if well told. It is, therefore, a role that arises, in many ways, on the same level as that of the director. Photography is a very technical department which, however, requires a strong artistic component and is, therefore, suitable for those who know how to combine these two skills.

Course characteristics

This is a two-year course with compulsory attendance, five days a week, from three to four hours per day, for a total of about 500 hours a year, and consists of three types of lesson: interdisciplinary subjects, institutional subjects, and interdisciplinary labs. The course is compulsory and students are required to work during the two-year period from Monday to Friday in one or two daily shifts and on some weekends for each two-month period, starting from the theoretical study of the concepts to get to the practice on RFA sets and on external sets during educational productions.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Italian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Istituto Italiano di Fotografia

This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emp ... [+]

Overview:

This unique course brings together the key concepts of both photography and fashion to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in fashion photography. Emphasizing both technical photography skills and fashion industry insight, this course gives the student a well-rounded understanding of the business of fashion and the role of the fashion photographer within the industry. To provide the student a real ‘insider’ perspective, this course also includes interactions with established fashion photographers, makeup artist, and modeling agencies.

Offered by: Istituto Italiano di Fotografia (IIF) & Istituto di Moda Burgo (IMB)

Location:

Milan, Italy... [-]

Italy Milan
July 2019
Full-time
60 hours
Campus
Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC

Aimed at people who want to use photography as a tool of personal expression. ... [+]

Addressed to:

People who want to use photography as a tool for personal expression.

Goals:

To guide the conception, preparation, realization and completion of an own work and that the student is able to develop a personal, coherent and faithful work with a work plan that he designs.

Contents:

During this course, comments are made on photographic books, conferences / colloquiums with authors from different areas that explain their point of view, visits to exhibitions, comments on photographs by various authors and personalized follow-up of the work that students will be doing.

Given the special characteristics of the course, it does not have a totally closed program. The variations on the main structure depend on different factors such as: dates of exhibitions to visit, availability of the lecturers, proposals arising from the students, etc.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
Part-time
34 hours
Campus
FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Two semesters of workshops in analogue and digital photography complemented with courses in theory and history of film and photography. ... [+]

Less than a week to apply for 2019/2020. Please see the course website to apply!

Photography students gain the training within Photography department. Their projects are supervised by FAMU faculty and mentors.

The One-year Intensive Program offers an intensive hands-on experience and academic disciplines with mentorship enabling the student to complete several art works by the end of the academic year. The program works well to prepare students for studies in a particular discipline.

The one year course gives you intensive experience without the need of a longer commitment. The course helps you improve your skillset and portfolio to apply confidently for degree studies at the top institutions in the field (including degree programs at FAMU).... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus
Centre for Arts and Technology

Discover what it means to take your passion of digital photography and turn it into an exciting, rewarding and fulfilling career at The Centre for Arts and Technology dig ... [+]

Discover what it means to take your passion of digital photography and turn it into an exciting, rewarding and fulfilling career at The Centre for Arts and Technology digital photography school; one of the leading digital photography schools in Canada. Learn every aspect of the artistic, technical and historical sides of digital photography while compiling a professional portfolio through classroom, studio and real life assignments offered at the Centre for Arts and Technology digital photography school. Photography may have begun as a hobby for you, but you soon recognized the potential to turn your hobby into something more. You see beauty in what others may take for granted, and you know that the right lighting and composition can change the way we look at just about everything. The thought of working independently excites you and you can’t wait to share your vision with the world. Are you ready to make this vision a reality?... [-]

Canada Kelowna
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

It develops its own audiovisual language to successfully tackle any photography and video project. ... [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH

It develops its own audiovisual language to successfully tackle any photography and video project.

Do you want to learn how to use a camera and know all the necessary aspects that allow you to develop an audiovisual project in a professional manner? With the Higher Degree in Photography Training Cycle, you will deepen in interior and exterior lighting techniques, you will learn to manage the elements that make up the representation of space and you will discover what technologies will allow you to successfully tackle photography projects, knowing also the main techniques and strategies to develop videos. Starting from a solid theoretical base, you will develop your own audiovisual language that will allow you to carry out projects in different areas such as advertising, design, fashion, the publishing world, photojournalism or art.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish,Spanish (Spain)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Inter-Dec College

Get behind the camera and discover your creativity, sharpen your attention-to-detail and develop your artistic sensibility. Become the most "in" photographer ... [+]

CREATIVITY, SENSE OF OBSERVATION AND ARTISTIC SENSITIVITY IN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are some of the talents our students are developing behind the lens.

By choosing Inter-Dec College, they will have access to a professional photography studio equipped with its own lighting material. A quality environment to learn how to take the picture, compose the image and touch-up the photos.

The skills and techniques learned during the training provide our students with the possibility of becoming a photographer, a publicity photographer or a photojournalist.

The photographer can work for himself and different companies such as magazines, publishing houses, etc.

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Canada Montreal
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
International Career Institute

Photography is an exciting industry that offers numerous opportunities to earn money, travel, meet people, or even just release your creativity. Not surprisingly, many pe ... [+]

Photography is an exciting industry that offers numerous opportunities to earn money, travel, meet people, or even just release your creativity. Not surprisingly, many people are eager to grab a camera and start a career in photography. However, it would be a total waste of time and effort to just go on shooting without learning the basics of photography and how to be a professional in the field. ICI gives you real advantage through a photography course developed by industry experts.

Course Outline Introduction to Photography The Camera Picture Building Lighting Advanced Composition Photographic Style Photojournalism Portfolio and Promotion Career Prospects

There are tons of employment opportunities for skilled photographers. The requirement can range from sheer creativity to specialized, technical abilities. Our photography graduates can find themselves involved in:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Miami Ad School - Rio de Janeiro

In Miami Ad School / ESPM an art director is done the way the market wants: complete. The Miami Ad School / ESPM is a school of global excellence. Here you will learn how ... [+]

Art direction

More than letting beautiful, it needs to think creatively.

In Miami Ad School / ESPM an art director is done the way the market wants: complete.

Do the layout is no longer enough. An art director needs to know how to create, conceptualize and even write.

As if that were not enough, you can learn in one of the most beautiful cities in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro. The world's eyes are focused here.

How about turn their eyes to the world? The Miami Ad School / ESPM is a school of global excellence. Here you will learn how to make, remake and do it again. After that, you will be able to take your career to where you want. They say to shine you have to be in the right place at the right time. So if you have not woke up, here's a tip: The time is now. The place is Rio de Janeiro.... [-]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro
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Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Uptodate Fashion Academy

Fashion photography is definitely one of the most exciting and fascinating areas of the fashion world. Fashion photography requires knowledge of certain processes, ... [+]

Fashion Photography

Classes will be taught both Italian and English

Fashion photography is definitely one of the most exciting and fascinating areas of the fashion world. Fashion photography requires knowledge of certain processes, not only technical but also creative and commercial. Without these processes it would be impossible to compete with other professional and aspiring photographers.

Fashion photography is without a doubt one of the most important presentational tools. Uptodate Fashion Academy offers an updated version in style and form. Its evening course proposes an enriched syllabus for passionate fashion photographers - a passion which when associated with specific techniques will produce talented professional fashion photographers.... [-]

Italy Milan
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Full-time
1 month
Campus
VanArts

North America’s first one-year diploma program makes you job-ready for an independent career as a digital photographer. Learn the basics of digital photography in the ful ... [+]

Course - Digital Photography

Digital photography courses and entrepreneurial basics -- the combined best of both worlds awaits you at VanArts.North America’s first one-year diploma program makes you job-ready for an independent career as a digital photographer. Learn the basics of digital photography in the fully equipped studio, and then crank it up to the max.Finesse your digital photography skills to the highest level while in the field, working with light, lighting and models to create the photo you want. Develop your portfolio by doing actual photo shoots under the nurturing eyes of industry professionals. Then collaborate with other digital photography school students to expand your creative awareness and industry contacts. VanArts teaches it all, from artistic to technical to the business side. You’ll graduate ready to work, armed with MacBook Pro with the latest Adobe imaging software, a professional print portfolio and your own website and marketing plan.Next Start Dates... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Istituto Marangoni - Miami

This dynamic short course focuses on the analysis of an image and the development of style. From the definition of fashion moods to the importance of accessories, partici ... [+]

About

This dynamic short course focuses on the analysis of an image and the development of style. From the definition of fashion moods to the importance of accessories, participants will evaluate aspects related to traits of the body and learn how to enhance and complement physical characteristics. They will work on the development of an individual style through the construction of a ‘total look’ and capture it in a photo shoot via a vocational learning approach.

Week 1

Style overview: participants study and explore key periods in history that represent past, present styles, future fashion trends and the elements that characterize and influence them. In order to fully understand the role of the stylist, participants will be guided in sourcing and collating information from research tools such as books and fashion magazines and through specific virtual domains relevant to fashion and luxury, as well as conducting iconographic research.... [-]

USA Miami
September 2019
3 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

If you have completed our Basic Digital Photography Skills course, or feel you have already picked up a good working knowledge of digital cameras on your own, then this c ... [+]

We have a range of Photography courses in London at all levels.

There are full time, part time and evening programmes leading to a qualification, as well as photography workshops and specialist short courses in digital photography, studio lighting, darkroom and alternative processes. Short digital and darkroom classes are suitable for beginners, but there are advanced and masterclass photography workshops as well.

Our tutors are highly experienced photography practitioners offering a unique insight into the photographic medium.

We are well resourced both in digital and analogue (traditional film) photography. Our studio has Elinchrom studio flash, Hi-Glide lighting support, radio triggers and meters.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Part-time
5 weeks
Campus
Access Creative College

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university ... [+]

If you love everything about video production and photography and would like to work in that field, then this Level 3 course is the perfect way to prepare for university or creative work.

PLAN, SHOOT & EDIT VIDEO Plan and script video concepts in collaboration with clients where required. Direct video shoots, working with actors/featured people to get the best results. Edit and produce the video using Adobe Premiere, adding graphics and effects in Adobe After Effects. BUILD A PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTFOLIO Develop a portfolio of eye-catching images using DSLR cameras and image manipulation/ organization using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Apply these to web applications. DEVELOP BUSINESS SKILLS Learn about the video and photography sector and creative business practice. START YOUR CREATIVE CAREER ... [-]
United Kingdom Shoreditch Birmingham Manchester Norwich Bristol Lincoln York  + 4 More
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Milan Fashion Campus

Fashion Styling & Shooting Your Fashion Styling & Shooting in Milan ... [+]

FASHION STYLING SHOOTING MODULE The Fashion Styling Shooting module of Milan Fashion Campus is a styling workshop dedicated to the preparation of real fashion shooting in a studio with a professional photographer, a model and a hairstylist. We will allow students to develop the sense of styling with practical exercises,and to increase their styling portfolio. The project aims to conduct the student from the beginning to the end of the photo shoot, giving the possibility to prove his/her styling potential. This module consists of four days of work, according to the different phases of the project. In detail: - The first day is dedicated to the preparation and construction of the project which includes a mood board research: selecting a concept, building a story board, deciding the style of photography, selecting the location, choosing the right model, deciding on the poses, make-upand hair style. - Second day students will receive a list of key items: choosing three or four of them for the photo shoot and customizing the look using the wardrobe offered by the school and their own clothes & accessories, they will create real outfits. The styling can be completed renting clothes and accessories by stores affiliated with the school. - The third day includes the fitting with the model and a meeting with make-up artists, hair stylists, and the photographer to discuss the project and photo shoot. - Fourth day is the shooting day! This workshop can be paired with the Fashion Styling course or it... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus