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Professional Photography

Explore the knowledge, technical skills and creative aspects involved in digital imaging and processing.

Develop a distinctive photographic style and technical skills.

Use your creative eye and experience in every aspect of modern photography while building business skills.

Develop skills in digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera operation, exposure, compositing, printing, editing, retouching and processing.

Enhance learning with classroom discussions, projects, guest lecturers and field experiences.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Fall and Spring
  • Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Regular admission
  • Program Length
    8 months
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

Develop your distinct style and skills in digital imaging and processing with RRC Polytech’s Professional Photography program.

TERM 1

Develop skills in digital image manipulation, lighting, DSLR camera operation, exposure, composition and printing.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Photographer
  • Freelance photographer
  • Wedding photographer
  • Portrait photographer
  • Commercial photographer
  • Studio manager

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Apply theory in practical classes, learning different techniques through experience.
Be prepared for the demands of industry and clients thanks to experienced instructors.
Using state-of-the-art equipment helps ensure success in your career.
Build excellent teamwork skills.
Develop key skills such as communication and decision-making.

Graduate Success

Graduates have a fantastic opportunity to make a difference in the creative industry, and our program fully prepares for taking advantage of the opportunity.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

100% – SATISFIED WITH RRC POLYTECH EDUCATION

Learning to use modern equipment in the professional photography field helps build the confidence and skills you need to succeed after graduation.

100% – CONSIDER INSTRUCTORS KNOWLEDGEABLE

Instructors are highly educated and have the connections and the business experience needed to provide exceptional, up-to-date training.

100% – RECOMMEND PROGRAM TO OTHERS

Completing the program provides opportunities to work with others or become self-employed in the flexible field of professional photography.

“I would recommend RRC Polytech to others. It was a perfect fit for my busy life as a student and mother of two!”

Carolyn Fox, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Professional Photography program, you are a detail-oriented professional. You also have excellent organizational and customer service skills.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Challenge-driven
  • Creative
  • Critical thinker
  • Patient
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Communication
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Presentation
  • Reliability

INTERESTS

  • Photography
  • Art
  • Graphic design
  • Cameras
  • Digital communication

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

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Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

FINANCIAL AID

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and bursaries to help tackle your financial needs.

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