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Digital Photography Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS October 20, 2020 (Click Here for more information)

Program Description

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

• Lifestyle Portraits

Students learn image techniques and digital manipulation using Adobe Photoshop and have the opportunity to become an Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop. After completing the program, employment opportunities are available and range from working in a portrait studio to being a freelance photographer.


PGY0190 Photographic Specialist 150 Hours
PGY0191 Photography Technician 300 Hours
PGY0192 Studio Photographer 300 Hours
PGY0193 Digital Photographer  300 Hours

Program Hours and Schedule
1050 Hours | 10 Months | Hybrid*
Class: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 11:30am
Online: Monday – Friday, 12:00pm – 2:30pm

This program is offered five times a year in August, October, January,March and June.


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

Program Costs

Florida Resident Tuition  $2,940
Out of State Tuition $11,760
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees $483
Books/Supplies $97
Industry Certification Costs Included
Florida Resident Total $3,519.50
Out of State Total $12,339.50

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Fees listed are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.

Industry Certification and Licensure
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
• Photoshop

Employment Opportunities
• Multimedia Designer
• Advertising Photographer
• Commercial Studio Photographer
• School Photographer
• Freelance Photographer
• Still Life Photographer
• Photojournalist
• Science Photographer
• Nature Photographer
• Video Editor

Admission Requirements
• Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) ($15) or provide official documentation for a TABE exemption to your program counselor.

• Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.

• Register for classes during open enrollment. Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

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

Program Counselor
Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor
[email protected]

For information about national and program accreditation, please contact
the institution.