This course provides competencies in photographic history, the production process, intellectual property rights, camera systems, support equipment, basic photography and workflow applications. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for careers in the photography industry.

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.

The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, and the use of digital cameras techniques, commercial and industrial applications with emphasis on composition and color dynamics, printing, workflow, software and use, care, and maintenance of photographic equipment.


Classes are offered at Coral Gables Adult Education Center. Click on satellite centers for specific details on class schedule.