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There are different types of diplomas available, including graduate and advanced. They can help further a current student’s education or supplement the qualifications and training of a working professional. What is a Diploma in Photography? This program is designed for the creative type who has an interest in photography. Students will learn all about the camera and its different features, t… Read more

There are different types of diplomas available, including graduate and advanced. They can help further a current student’s education or supplement the qualifications and training of a working professional.

What is a Diploma in Photography? This program is designed for the creative type who has an interest in photography. Students will learn all about the camera and its different features, the history of photography, and how to use light to impact their photos. Students will also learn how to develop their personal style and creativity when taking photographs and will study fundamentals such as commercial, portraiture, landscape, and macro photography. Some programs will also teach business classes for those who want to start their own photography business.

Students benefit from earning their diploma in that they often have the opportunity to participate in a variety of photo shoots and even show their work at different exhibitions. Photography can be a challenging career, but earning a diploma can help with the future job search.

The costs associated can vary from one international location to another. The reputation of the school and program duration are two big factors when it comes to tuition and fees. Students are encouraged to pick a few top favorites and then get in touch with those schools directly to find out what the financial obligations will be.

There are many careers that a photographer can pursue once he or she has received a diploma. Some career opportunities include becoming a professional photographer in these areas: wildlife, fashion, portrait, and celebrity. Other positions may include working in photography in the areas of sports, advertising, weddings, glamour, and photojournalism. Graduates may also choose to do independent and freelance work for a variety of clients.

If you would like to become a professional photographer, you can start looking for the right school right now. Our online database is quick and easy to use. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design
Kraków, Poland

Our Two-Year, Full-Time diploma program in English introduces you to different photography techniques: fashion, wedding, advertising, analog, portrait, product, reportage, arc ... +

Our Two-Year, Full-Time diploma program in English introduces you to different photography techniques: fashion, wedding, advertising, analog, portrait, product, reportage, architecture, nude, gum-print, post-production film production, and commercial graphics. You will receive education with individual attention. Study on Campus. Diploma - Fine Art Photographer. -
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Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2022
Campus
 
IADE
Lisbon, Portugal

The Postgraduate in Photography and New Media enables students to create their brand, portfolio and reference content through Photography and Video.

The Postgraduate in Photography and New Media enables students to create their brand, portfolio and reference content through Photography and Video. -
Postgraduate Diploma
Part-time
10 months
Portuguese
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

If you have an eye for amazing pictures, and if you're ready to turn your photography dreams into a thriving and creative profession, Fanshawe's Photography program will give ... +

If you have an eye for amazing pictures, and if you're ready to turn your photography dreams into a thriving and creative profession, Fanshawe's Photography program will give you the skills necessary for the career you've always pictured. -
Diploma
Full-time
2 years
English
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Campus
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Centennial College
Toronto, Canada

Whether your dream is to capture that definitive portrait, to have your photos grace the pages of a leading fashion magazine, or to take photos for the world’s leading brands, ... +

Whether your dream is to capture that definitive portrait, to have your photos grace the pages of a leading fashion magazine, or to take photos for the world’s leading brands, Centennial College's two-year Photography program will help you achieve your goals. -
Diploma
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
 
LaSalle College Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital ... +

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital Photography diploma program must be creative, imaginative, and attentive to detail as they prepare to seek entry-level employment in the field upon graduation. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, USA

Focus on photography techniques and industry trends for composition, lighting and image manipulation as you prepare to enter the digital imaging field with the skills attained ... +

Focus on photography techniques and industry trends for composition, lighting and image manipulation as you prepare to enter the digital imaging field with the skills attained in this program. As the industry continues to evolve, new job opportunities exist in professional-level still and video photography. -
Diploma
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Online Academies
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of everything you need to know to take perfect shots. The course is aimed at anybody with an interest in photography ... +

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of everything you need to know to take perfect shots. The course is aimed at anybody with an interest in photography and is informative and engaging. It is described in simple, no-nonsense terms that are easy to understand, and you don’t need any prior experience to take this course. -
Diploma
English
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Pixel Blue College Inc
Edmonton, Canada

Through the use of innovative teaching practices, custom-designed labs, and the use of real-world projects, Graphic Design students will be guided through the intricacies of c ... +

Through the use of innovative teaching practices, custom-designed labs, and the use of real-world projects, Graphic Design students will be guided through the intricacies of creating portfolio projects that will enable them to find a suitable career path in the new media industry. By keeping a close eye on the industry and feedback from industry-related companies and professionals, the Graphic Design curriculum is constantly evolving to allow students to enter the workforce running. -
Diploma
English (Canada)
Campus
 
The London College Of Style
Bloomsbury, United Kingdom

Ideal for beginner to intermediate level photographers, this course begins with the basics and covers how to use your camera in a professional context. Understanding your came ... +

Ideal for beginner to intermediate level photographers, this course begins with the basics and covers how to use your camera in a professional context. Understanding your camera and equipment is vital, as this shows you how to get the best out of them. You’ll master using studio and natural lighting, cover depth of field, shutter speed, capturing motion, light temperature, lenses, digital image resolution, ISO and shutter speed, and how to focus the lens (auto, continuous, single etc.). -
Advanced Diploma
Campus
 
Photography Studies College
South Melbourne, Australia

The delivery model is designed around practical hands-on learning in a specialized photographic industry environment over six months of full-time study.

The delivery model is designed around practical hands-on learning in a specialized photographic industry environment over six months of full-time study. -
Diploma
English
Campus
 
Marsan College
Montreal, Canada

Intensive and quality acknowledge photography training. Our photography courses are based on a balance between technical training in shooting, lighting, and image processing, ... +

Intensive and quality acknowledge photography training. Our photography courses are based on a balance between technical training in shooting, lighting, and image processing, a creative and a commercial approach to the current realities of the industry. -
Diploma
French (Canada)
Campus
 
Australian Institute Of Creative Design
Yeerongpilly, Australia

This course has been designed to develop your knowledge of current trends in photography, learn to interpret photo-imaging assignment briefs, consult with clients to refine ob ... +

This course has been designed to develop your knowledge of current trends in photography, learn to interpret photo-imaging assignment briefs, consult with clients to refine objectives of photography assignments, select appropriate technologies and workflows to capture images, employ aesthetic, conceptual, compositional and technical skills to photo-imaging outcomes and allow you to gain exposure to a variety of shooting styles. -
Diploma
English
Campus