The Professional Photography program at Pickens Technical College is a comprehensive, two semester program designed to prepare students for entry into the photography career field.
These courses will take you from the basics of Exposure Theory, 35mm SLRs, and B&W Photography through Studio Lighting, Digital Imaging, and a Professional Portfolio.
Upon successful graduation, you will be prepared to freelance, serve as a photographer’s assistant or continue on with your photography education by transferring to one of Colorado’s community colleges.
The Photographer’s Assistant Certificate is awarded after completion of the first semester while the Professional Photography Certificate is earned upon completion of the entire program. All courses are transferable to any community college in the state offering the program(s).
The following certificate may be earned:
- Professional Photography Certificate
Instructor Lowell Mosher
YEARS TEACHING: 25
YEARS IN INDUSTRY: 30
Studio photographer in Thornton, Colorado after graduating from Pickens. Freelance wedding and portrait photographer for the past 20 years.
Taught photography for Jefferson County Adult Education prior to my teaching position at Pickens.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR DEGREES:
Bachelors of Fine Art Degree in Communication and Theater from the University of Colorado.