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Communications Division

Bldg. L, Room L367
bhcCommDiv@dcccd.edu
972-860-4555

Photography is the ability to capture light on film or in a digital file in a manner that satisfies the vision of the photographer. Light is the essence of photography and also represents the greatest challenge for photographers to master the mood, focus and style of the artist’s paintbrush. Location and lighting offer the photographer infinite possibilities for personal expression in their photographs. Your mind visualizes an image and your photographic talent and skill enables you to bring it to fruition.

The Photography Department offers the following courses:


PHOT 1316: Intro to News Photography I (Digital)
Gain an introduction to the practices of photography and photojournalism.

PHOT 1317: Intro to News Photography II (Digital)
This continuation advances students' practices of photography and photojournalism.

Note: For PHOT 1316 and 1317, students need an adjustable digital camera and may expect to spend about $100 for supplies.

PHOT 1318: Photography I
This initial course introduces students to the basics of photography.

PHOT 1319: Photography II
The advanced photography course extends the students' knowledge of technique and guides them in developing personal outlooks toward the photographic process.

Note: For PHOT 1318 and 1319, students need an adjustable 35mm camera and may expect to spend about $100 for supplies.

For all courses, open lab hours are required.

FAQs

Where can I find a job in photography, and what kinds of jobs can I find?
Many photographers find jobs with newspapers, magazines, advertising agencies, design studios and government agencies. Most photographers work for themselves by freelancing.

Among many others, some possible careers in photography include:

Recent figures show that the availability of jobs in photography and related fields, such as film editing and processing and computer support, is increasing.

For more information, email Daniel Rodrigue or call 972-860-4747.