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Top Diploma Programs in Photography

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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Institut d'Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya - IEFC

The Graduate in Photography has a duration of three years and its purpose is to offer a technical and humanistic training to the future photographer, in a broad and solid ... [+]

The Graduate in Photography has a duration of three years and its purpose is to offer a technical and humanistic training to the future photographer, in a broad and solid manner.

Addressed to

Both people who look at photography a means of artistic expression and personal, as a professional outlet. At the end of the Graduate the student reaches the necessary knowledge that will help him carry out his professional and creative activity.

goals

The First Course provides with its contents a base that allows the student to solve any photographic situation both at a technical and conceptual level.

The Second Course consolidates and perfects the techniques and procedures necessary for professional practice, and delves into methodological, historical, narrative and aesthetic concepts.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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Spanish
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Online Academies

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 photog ... [+]

75% discount on all courses using the code SA75

Overview

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.

Whether you are looking to set up in business, just want to be able to photograph nature more proficiently, or want to take the perfect family photograph to hold your memories in place forever; our digital photography course can show you how to capture that perfect shot.

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United Kingdom Bournemouth
Open Enrollment
Online
Kensington and Chelsea College

The National Diploma course in Photography is an intensive 1 year course which covers digital and analogue imaging, portraiture, landscape, documentary and fashion. You w ... [+]

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 master class 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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Full-time
35 weeks
Campus
Shaw Academy

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image e ... [+]

While we do everything we can to get the correct exposure, composition and subject in our photographs, sometimes we need to take our images a step further through image editing. Whether it is for personal or professional reasons, on this course you will learn the skills you need to use Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom is a powerful editing program that will allow you to fulfil your creative vision and open up a whole new world of possibilities for your work. Developed by photographers for photographers Lightroom offers a range of features for managing your photographs and creating a fluid workflow. This course has everything you need to take your images from the camera to the finished product so register now and start learning.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
Shaw Academy

Whether you want to tell a story, sell a product or just capture the beauty around you, photography is essential for fulfilling your creative vision. On this course, we w ... [+]

Whether you want to tell a story, sell a product or just capture the beauty around you, photography is essential for fulfilling your creative vision. On this course, we will teach you the skills you need to make the transition from fully automatic to fully manual shooting. Expand your creative potential and capture the images you have always dreamt of by joining this course today.

Course Details

Lesson 1 - What is Photography?

This first lesson explores photographic styles and how they are used as forms of communication. This lesson also explains the process of capturing and recording. Understanding the concept of exposure is essential to your ability to capture the scene, the way you see it. Finally, we take look at the various types of cameras currently available and why you would use one over the other.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 weeks
Online
LaSalle College Vancouver

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 Dig ... [+]

A Photographer's Eye

Photography is about so much more than taking a good photo; it’s about understanding light and form, technology and software, editing and finishing. The Digital Photography Diploma program teaches students the essentials of the craft, preparing them for an exciting and diverse career in photography.

While developing an understanding of their visual style, students develop professional standards and skills to guide their career. In the digital age, there’s a market for people who known how to create professional-level photos. The Digital Photography Diploma helps students grow the needed skills to build a rewarding career in photography.

Objectives

Students have the opportunity to explore the principles of photographic design and the significance of visual style in the commercial sector; study the application of professional cameras, lenses, and related processes as they apply to commercial uses such as editorial or advertising photography; and to learn to use contemporary photographic imaging equipment and software in industry related facilities.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
1 find your juris doctor
Campus
Cracow School of Art and Fashion Design

The 2-year full-time program of the School of Creative Photography ( Poland, Europe) ends up with diploma collection of photographs on a chosen theme. The graduates recei ... [+]

The number of places is limited. There are no entry exams. Classes are held in English.

The 2-year full-time program of the School of Creative Photography ( Poland, Europe) ends up with diploma collection of photographs on a chosen theme. The graduates receive the diploma – Fine Art Photographer. Every student presents his work during an individual exhibition in one of the galleries in Krakow. The educational philosophy is not to cram in information, but to release creative potential. This is accomplished through personal attention. The school’s program is composed in a way that allows the student to study all photography techniques. The School of Creative Photography ( Poland, Europe) is approved by the Polish Ministry of Culture and is listed in the Ministry’s Art School Directory. Photography School owns a professional computer lab, fully equipped in Adobe programmes package.... [-]

Poland Kraków
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus