Foundations of Photography


Program Information

The Lambton College Foundations of Photography, Board of Governors Certificate prepares students for the fast-paced and ever expanding area of photography using modern digital photographic equipment in a state-of-the-art photography studio. The program is laptop-based and hybrid (a combination of both online and in-class learning), offering students the benefits of flexible learning.

Students are encouraged to follow their passion as they explore diverse photographic interests, all while developing the technical skills necessary for creative control. The curriculum within this certificate covers the basics of photography including exposure control, light management, the rules of composition in image editing in Photoshop. Students learn from current and award-winning industry leaders who share the secrets they have learned through decades of photography experience.

At the core of the program is our state-of-the-art photography and video studio, equipped with strobe and continuous light kits. Students work in this space, both individually and in small groups, using professional-quality equipment.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop.

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or mature student status.

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If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Employment Opportunities

The Lambton College Foundations of Photography, Board of Governors Certificate program is designed as a special interest offering for amateur photographers that wish to improve their knowledge techniques and skills.

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