"No place is boring if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film."
~ Robert Adams
Photography classes at Academy of Art University are aimed at developing each student’s individual style and preparing an outstanding, professional portfolio. Whether you study traditional or digital photography, our training will focus your artistic eye as you master the camera. Discover the glamour of fashion photography and learn the technique and equipment required for portrait photography. Since we are on of the nation’s best photography schools, we offer some of the best onsite and online photography school courses that will help train you to be the next top professional photographer in the industry.
Photography courses offered by the Academy of Art University include: Digital Photography, Documentary Photography, Photo Journalism, Fashion Photography (female and male fashion photography, digital fashion photography, history of fashion photography), Advertising Photography, Illustration Photography, Fine Art Photography (including fine art nature photography, fine art black and white Photography), and more!
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Where your photography degree can take you...
Photography class graduates have careers in Digital Photography, Fashion Photography, Advertising Photography, Editorial Photography, Fine Art Photography, Documentary Photography, Journalism Photography, Wedding Photography, Photo Journalist, Portrait Photography, Photo Technology Maintenance, and more! Students who have taken our photography classes have been hired at Adbusters Magazine, Alison Wright Photography, Apple, Carter Dow Photography, Museum of Children's Art, Oakland Tribune, Ruby Bird Productions and Sharpe & Associates.
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