This one-year certificate prepares students for careers in photography. Areas of study include portrait, fashion, product, location, editorial, and fine art photography. Students develop proficiency in image capture, digital image compositions, photo retouching, and restoration, digital workflow, and color management. Students are taught a variety of advanced commercial and fine art photography and lighting techniques, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and other professional software applications.
- Estimated Length of Program: 1 year
- Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion in Digital Photography
All the professors are really nice. You can go to them with anything. I liked that a lot of the classes are project-based and you do hands-on work.Elizabeth Lolos, Class of 2018, Tiger Press, East Longmeadow
The Graphic Arts Technology Department offers a curriculum designed to prepare students for careers in printing, publishing, advertising, and commercial photography. The program courses cover a wide cross section of imaging technologies, from traditional printing and print preparation techniques through the latest digital processes, including studio based digital photography. They combine a strong theoretical foundation with hands-on laboratory experiences in practical application.
Upon the successful completion of requirements for this program, a Certificate of Completion in Digital Photography will be awarded.