The Professional Photography program is a two-year diploma offering hands-on, comprehensive training that provides graduates with the skills to achieve success in a career in the photographic industry. Students have access to a wide range of specialized photographic equipment and are supported by faculty and staff representing a diverse range of experience. This program is intensive and provides the opportunity to develop a comprehensive portfolio.

Students will apply technical and artistic skills to practical projects that are typical of the industry. Studio time is provided to complete the assignments and master the skills necessary to succeed in the photographic industry. This is further enhanced by field trips and regular visits from current industry professionals.

Professional Photography Student Work

Visiting Artist:

Bird and Nature Photography with Christopher Dodds

Nov. 4, 2020 5:00 pm-6:00 pm 

Join world renowned Canadian nature photographer, blogger, photo educator and lecturer, Christopher Dodds, for a slideshow presentation. Chris shares his professional tips, tricks and techniques that he uses everyday to capture his artistic and technically perfect images, with particular attention to birds-in-flight action photography and nature photography. Presented with support by Sony Canada.

Presented via Zoom (Meeting ID: 619 6811 9537 Passcode: Langara)

Biography: Christopher Dodds is a full-time freelance nature and wildlife photographer, nature photography workshop & safari leader/instructor, photography educator, blogger, and lecturer.

Chris has combined his life-long passion for nature with highly technical expertise to become one of the top nature photographers of the time. He has over 35 years experience as a full-time freelance nature and wildlife photographer, nature photography workshop & safari leader, photography educator, blogger, and lecturer. Chris travels to some of the most exquisite locations in the world photographing, teaching nature photography workshops and leading nature photography safaris. Chris’ photography workshop & safari business has built a loyal client base that follows him from Alaska, to Newfoundland, Florida to Africa, to capture stunning photographs under Chris’ sharp tutelage. His widely-read bloghttp://www.naturephotographyblog.com  has become the “go to” resource for many nature photographers from around the world. Chris' images appear in many of the world's leading magazines and newspapers and among countless private collections.