Photography Certificate of Achievement


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Whether it's for the art or the fun of photography, this program can help you discover new ways of "photographic" seeing as you apply the fundamental techniques learned in class. This Certificate of Achievement program covers the tools, techniques and craft of photography.  From the manual setting and learning about your aperture, shutter speed, flash use and histograms, to shooting weddings, sports events, landscapes and more.Our team of professional photographers, including award winning photographer George Webber, Barry Giles, Jim Slobodian and more will share their knowledge and expertise in the classroom, and on various field trips in and around Calgary in some classes.  

Students can choose the path of their personal interest. Serious photographers can expand their photographic horizons with a great selection of electives, from the classic darkroom to perfecting their lighting skills in the studio, to advanced Photoshop techniques.  All of our classes combine lectures with hands-on practical experience behind your camera.

Don't settle for anything less than the best.  SAIT Polytechnic is located in Calgary, Alberta and has been offering photography courses for nearly 25 years.  Our experts have not only the knowledge and skills you want in the industry, but also the experience, support and facilities of an incredible institution.  Sign up for classes today and you won't be disappointed.

To achieve the full certificate, students must complete 8 courses in total; 3 core courses plus 5 electives, or 4 core courses and 4 electives.  Please call 403.284.8401 for information on this certificate of achievement.

You will have five (5) to complete this certificate of achievement. Please contact us at 403.284.8401 or email ict.ConEd.info@sait.ca for more information.

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COURSE NAME COURSE CODE OFFERED LENGTH TERM
Basic Photography PHOT-200 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Photography - Intermediate PHOT-205 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Black and White Darkroom Techniques PHOT-210 This course is offered through a classroom. 12 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Photoshop for Photographers PHOT-222 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Elective Courses
Advanced Digital Photography PHOT-114 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Intro to Adobe Lightroom PHOT-119 This course is offered through a classroom. 7 Weeks Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Night and Low Light Photography II PHOT-129 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks Fall
Winter
History, Art & Culture of Photography PHOT-208 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Scenic and Wildlife Photography PHOT-225 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Night and Low Light Photography PHOT-203 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Black and White Darkroom Techniques Advanced PHOT-215 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Landscape Photography PHOT-224 This course is offered through a classroom. 4 Weeks
Fall
Action Photography PHOT-249 This course is offered through a classroom. 5 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Studio Portrait Lighting PHOT-227 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Photoshop for Photographers II PHOT-229 This course is offered through a classroom. 4 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Advance Studio Portrait Lighting PHOT-247 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Wedding Photography PHOT-245 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter
Spring/Summer
Close Up Nature Photography PHOT-250 This course is offered through a classroom. 4 Weeks
Spring/Summer
Making money with your camera PHOT-103 This course is offered through a classroom. 6 Weeks
Fall
Winter

To complete this certificate, students must take a total of 8 courses. 3 courses must be from the ‘Core Courses' section  and the remaining 5 can be chosen from the listed elective courses.

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