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Roving Photographer Certificate

The Roving Photographer Certificate is designed to help you become a top-notch photographer, whether it is purely as a hobby, to enhance your business or web presence, or even to start your own photography business. Launch your mastery over this fine art by completing our certificate. The certificate can easily be completed in one year, but must be completed in two years. Courses are offered at both main and Monroe campuses.

The certificate consists of the 6 courses listed below plus one of three electives for a total of 40 hours. Assignments will be given at the end of every class. There will be lots of hands-on activities and lots of practice.

Bethlehem Campus:

When are Courses Offered?

Course Name Summer I Summer II Fall Winter Spring
PHOTO100 The Basics of Photo "Making" Not "Taking"*     checkmark graphic   checkmark graphic
PHOTO101 Secrets to "Finer" Photos*     checkmark graphic   checkmark graphic
PHOTO102 Pose and Compose         checkmark graphic
PHOTO103 Lighting Makes the Difference         checkmark graphic
PHOTO104 The Digital Darkroom     checkmark graphic    
PHOTO105 Photography - Out and About     checkmark graphic    
PHOTO200 - Creating Marketing Materials ^         checkmark graphic
PHOTO201 Digital Books and Social Media         checkmark graphic
PHOTO202 - Building Your Photography Business ^ checkmark graphic        

*Prerequisite courses or permission by instructor.

^ Electives (1 of 3 required- each 4 hours)

If you are not looking for the certificate and have an interest in photography you may take individual courses.

Additional information:

Recommended purchase: Better Photo Basics: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Taking Photos like a Pro by Jim Miotke available at and other retailers.

Students must have a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera or a MILC (Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera) with manual controls.

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