The Commercial Photography program is not currently admitting students for Fall, 2016. Contact the Seattle Central Creative Academy to learn more about the status of this program and other program offerings.

Commercial Photography Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, successful students will be able to: Communicate visually, verbally and in written form with a variety of client and/or companies in formats including:

  • Web design skills and presence
  • Technical materials and terminology
  • Professional business forms and procedures
  • Marketing research, strategies and promotion
  • Estimation and negotiation

Demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Survey history, careers, styles and trends in professional photography
  2. Operate all camera formats and techniques
  3. Execute a wide range of technical and creative lighting solutions
  4. Execute a wide range of darkroom techniques and processes
  5. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of computers, software and digital imaging skills
  6. Develop and expand a personal creative voice with pre visualization conceptualization skills
  7. Develop pre-production shoot and planning methods
  8. Execute shoot production in both the studio and on location
  9. Demonstrate post production technical and creative solutions
  10. Develop a marketing plan, materials, and support process
  11. Develop a small business plan and organizational structure
  12. Produce the products required for graduation in the sixth quarter, attached in Appendix I

Contact Information

Commercial Photography Program
Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Division
Seattle Central College
1701 Broadway, Room BE4128
Seattle, WA 98122
206.934.4164 206.934.4164

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