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Fine tune your photography and digital art skills

Refine your skills and build industry contacts.

Expand your creative and technical knowledge as you prepare to enter the photography industry. You will further your skills working in our new photo studios, post-production labs and using analogue processes in our black and white darkroom, while gaining exposure and experience with industry through exhibition and photography work opportunities. Your teachers will guide you through building your portfolio for your next endeavour whether that be in commercial or fine art photography.

Our course is endorsed by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and is delivered by experienced teachers who are current practitioners in their field, either running their own photographic practice and businesses or working in industry. Our teachers inspire and support our students to create a portfolio geared towards entering the industry.

This course combines industry knowledge and practical training with a strong emphasis on innovation, technical competence and finding your photographic style. There is a focus on producing photo images for a variety of media, as well as colour management, photo lighting, social media engagement, refining digital techniques, industry engagement and producing public art projects.

Our focus is on quality facilities and links to industry partners to provide stimulating connections and strong technical and creative expertise in the photography field. The program is supported with a visiting artists program and excursions including the Ballarat International Foto Biennale and a selection of galleries throughout the year. Students are encouraged to participate in national competitions and exhibitions such as the Head On Photo Festival and the Ilford CCP Salon.

This course can pathway into the Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development.

Full time 3-4 days

Course code
CUA50915
On campus
Frankston
Online
Not available Online
International
Not available for International students
Length
Full Time, 1 year. Part Time, 2 years.
Start dates
Feb 2022