Students will gain knowledge in the key functions of digital photography and video; this involves the basics of how to produce digital photographs and videos that effectively communicate their ideas, the techniques of digital editing, asset management, and publishing and printing of digital files. Students will be taught business principles including how to keep financial records, market their work, and the basic knowledge of licensing, copyright laws, contracts, and negotiation. Student will develop an online portfolio that demonstrates their skills learned to effectively transition them into the workplace.
The mission of the diploma program in Digital Image Management is to prepare students to obtain positions in their chosen field and function as assistants for a professional photographer. Students primarily focus on the creation of digital photographs and videos, the development of websites, publishing electronic images for print and the web and basic business principles.
Entry-Level Career Opportunities
Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions such as photographer?s assistant, photojournalist, studio manager, commercial photographer, editorial photographer, or photographic editor with advertising agencies, publishing houses, magazines and production companies. Many commercial photographers open their own studios or work independently by taking freelance assignments.