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Media & Communication Arts - Photographic Technology

Media & Communication Arts - Photography

In Macomb’s Photography 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 - Photography

  1. Save $20,000 by starting here - over 80% of our students leave debt free
  2. Nearly 250 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Media & Communication Arts - Photography Courses at Macomb

  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Advertising Art
  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Editing
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Layout Adobe
  • Fundamentals of Design
  • Illustration Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Digital Video
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Photojournalism
  • Portrait Photography
  • Previsualization
  • Rendering
  • Typography and Spacial Development

Career Opportunities in Media & Communication Arts - Photography

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

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Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Media & Communication Arts – Photography 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 Photography program?

For more information about the Media & Communication Arts – Photography program, contact the Photography program advisor: Professor Bill Soule Jr, 586.445.7435.

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