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Media & Communication Arts - Photographic Technology

In Macomb’s Photographic Technology Program, you will practice camera operations (digital and 35mm), exposure control, composition theory and image processing and printing using current software applications. You will be introduced to design and layout concepts, including perspective, composition and use of white space.  You will also learn how to create illustrations using technical renderings, and will build a portfolio of your work that includes portraiture, composite images, timed exposures, display advertising, landscapes and cityscapes.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Media & Communication Arts - Photographic Technology

  1. Save $18,000+ by starting here - 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Media & Communication Arts - Photographic Technology Courses at Macomb

  • Introduction to Photography
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Illustration Fundamentals
  • Digital Layout Adobe
  • Rendering
  • Black & White Photography
  • Advertising Art
  • Previsualization
  • Digital Illustration
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Typography and Spacial Development
  • Introduction to Digital Video
  • Photojournalism
  • Studio Photography
  • Digital Editing
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Advanced Photographic Techniques

Career Opportunities in Media & Communication Arts - Photographic Technology

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Media & Communication Arts – Photographic Technology, you will be qualified for positions that include photographer.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Media & Communication Arts –Photographic Technology Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can be applied toward a bachelor’s degree.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.


How do I find out more about the Photographic Technology Program?

For more information about the Media & Communication Arts – Photographic Technology Program, contact one of the Photographic Technology Program advisors: Professor Brian Sauriol, 586.445.7435, or Professor Bill Soule Jr, 586.445.7435.

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