Learn from practising industry professionals who’ll keep you current with industry trends. Learn through cross-disciplinary projects.
Gain a broad range of technical skills in digital photography, including composition, lighting, image capture, enhancements, manipulation and output. You’ll cover all the nitty-gritty like apertures, shutter speeds and ISO settings, lenses, and digital imaging and handling. Develop theoretical and historical knowledge of photography to inform fresh responses to client briefs. Plus, get the critical thinking and business skills that will help set you up for success.
How you want to frame your photography career is up to you – you could work for a studio, freelance or set up your own business. You could take portraits of four-legged furry friends or make mouths water as a food photographer. Pinball around the globe as a travel or documentary photographer, or capture all the emotions as a wedding photographer. Whether it’s advertising, editorial or portrait photography that gets you most excited, know this – every day will be different, and you’ll always find a story waiting to be told.
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1 year full-time
Hawthorn (March) - View application and start dates
VTAC course code
Hawthorn (fee type determined by provider)
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
Study this course for low-fee or free in 2021
You could have some or all your tuition fees covered in 2021 thanks to government initiative JobTrainer.
JobTrainer is available if you are 17-24 years or a job seeker of any age, impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
If you don't tick those boxes, you could still have a chance! There are other factors, too.
The best way to find out if you’re eligible is to apply.