Learning Recommendations:  This course builds upon the skills and techniques learned in Photo 1 and Photo 2. It is designed for advanced photography students who want to pursue a career in a photography related field.

General Description:  In Photography 3, students will gain a greater understanding of their own photographic goals by pushing themselves to conceptualize their images and improve techniques. Students will also use the tools of photography as they explore creative possibilities, and build their own portfolio. With the opportunity to research a college/career path in a photography related field, which interests them, they may build their portfolio’s to align with specific application requirements.


  • Processing, printing, and exhibiting skills
  • Advanced post editing techniques
  • Portfolio and Resume building
  • Critiques and presentations
  • Local gallery, museum, and college visits
  • Mock interviewing
  • College and career research

Strategies:  Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Hands on experience
  • Individual and group work
  • Modeling
  • Research
  • Goal Setting

Homework:  5- 25 photos per week. Students will be required to take photos outside of class while working towards their goals, and building their photography portfolios.

Course Fee / Materials:  Yes, see Course/Club/Misc. Fee link.  Digital Cameras and Adobe CC are provided.  Students will purchase any materials based on individual needs such as film, photo paper, SD cards, etc.