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Digital Photography Technology


Enter a career in the Digital Photography Technology field!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS June 12, 2023 (Click Here for more information)

The Digital Photography Technology program is a comprehensive training for the industry that will teach you how to take control of your digital SLR camera. Students will learn the basic functions of a camera so that they can begin to shoot on manual mode and create high-quality images. Instruction includes studio lighting and how to use professional lighting equipment for portraiture. Students will also learn to create how to videos and cinemagraphs.

Through the use of books, videos and demonstrations about digital photography, students develop proficiency in the use of compositional elements of design, studio lighting techniques, High Dynamic Range (HDR) images, indoor/outdoor silhouette images, and lifestyle portraits. Students learn image techniques and digital manipulation using Photoshop and have the opportunity to become certified. After completing the program, employment opportunities are available and range from working in a portrait studio to being a freelance photographer.

Course NumberTitleLength
PGY0190Photographic Specialist150 hours
PGY0191Photography Technician300 hours
PGY0192Studio Photographer300 hours
PGY0193Digital Photographer300 hours

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition$2,940
Out of State Tuition$11,760
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees$136
Industry Certification CostsIncluded
Florida Resident Total$3,559.00
Out of State Total$12,379.00

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit to apply.


  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
  • Photoshop

Employment Opportunities

  • Commercial Studio Photographer
  • School Photographer
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Still Life Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Science Photographer
  • Nature Photographer
  • Advertising Photographer
  • Video Editor

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Info

Program Length:

1050 hours ǀ 10 months ǀ Hybrid*

Program Offered:

August, October, January, March and June

Delivery Method:


*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

Days & Times:


  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00am – 11:30am



  • Monday – Friday,
    12:00pm – 2:30pm

Online 14 hours per week

Enroll in our Digital Photography Technology program today.

To get started in the Digital Photography Technology program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.