Advanced Photography


Program Information

Today's successful photographers know more than just their cameras - they're ready to design, edit, market, connect, write and sell.

The Lambton College Advanced Photography program is a two-year, Ontario College graduate certificate program that provides students with the opportunity to expand their skills to work as professionals in the ever-evolving field of photography. Student learn advanced photography and post-production skills, as well as, learn how to utilize drones for professional photographic images.

Our students prepare for this fast-paced and expanding career using modern digital photographic equipment in a state-of-the-art photography studio. The program is laptop-based and fully hybrid (a combination of both online and in-class learning), offering students the benefits of flexible learning. 

In today's Canadian photography industry, entrepreneurial spirit along with working with clients is paramount. As such, the curriculum covers a broad range of topics, including design and composition, digital darkroom, web and social media fundamentals and full, robust portfolio development. At the core of the program is our state-of-the art photography and video studio, equipped with strobe, video and continuous light kits. Students work in this space both individually and as a group, using professional quality equipment.

This program has specific computer and equipment requirements. See Additional Fees tab for details.

Device Requirements

This program requires a MacBook Pro.

Admission Requirements

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree or equivalent

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

English Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT 69
  • Passed Lambton Insititute of English placement test

Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates pursue a variety of employment opportunities as travel, sports, portrait, photojournalism, wedding and fashion photographers. They can also work in the areas of photo manipulation or as restoration artists or multi-media professionals.

Careers exist in commercial, corporate, private or personal businesses.

Graduates are encouraged to understand their niche and pursue it passionately. Relocation should be considered depending on the career aspirations of graduates.

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