Advanced Photography
Program Code: APPS (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Term 1 DPH-1403 Lighting Techniques I DPH-1102 Digital Darkroom I DPH-1003 Digital Photography Techniques I DPH-1303 Design and Composition for Canadian Photographers DPH-3353 Popular Culture for Canadian Photographers SCU-1603 FUNdamentals of Entrepreneurship Term 2 DPH-1313 History of Art and Canadian Photography DPH-2403 Lighting Techniques II DPH-3203 Digital Darkroom II DPH-2003 Digital Photography Techniques II DPH-2113 Portrait and Wedding Photography I DPH-4123 The Business of Photography in Canada DPH-1703 Video Production Academic Break Academic Break Term 3 DPH-3403 Commercial Photography DPH-3113 Portrait and Wedding Photography II DPH-3223 Photojournalism DPH-3102 Digital Darkroom III DPH-2703 Drone Photography MKT-1103 Social Media Marketing Term 4 CPL-5559 WIL Project

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, lighting and camera skills, and full, robust portfolio development. At the core of the program is our state-of-practice 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.

Admission Requirements

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

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.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.