Completion of this program helps student prepare for a permanent or freelance position as a Digital Technician. A "Digital Tech" is an important part of a commercial photography team who is responsible for camera handling, filetransfer, management and backup, post production preview and on set assisting.
From 2011-Spring 2018 approximately 182 degrees and Certificate of Accomplishments were delivered in PHOT. We are seeking to convert our current CTE programs to Certificate of Achievements.
|CB01: Course Department Number||CB02: Course Title||Annual # Sections||Cap per class||Annual Enrollment Totals|
|PHOT51||Beginning Photography||24-28||25 per class||600|
|PHOT 85A||Beginning Lighting||2-4||30 per class||60-120|
|PHOT 81D||Intermediate Photography Digital||2||25 per class||50|
|PHOT 60A||Beginning Photoshop||6-8||30 per class||200|
|PHOT 60B||Intermediate Photoshop||1-2||25 per class||30|
|PHOT 102C||Phase One Capture One||2||30 per class||40|
|PHOT 140||Industry Internship||2||25||10|
In the bay area a "Digital Tech" is an important part of a commercial photography team who is responsible for camera handling,file transfer, management and backup, post production preview and on set assisting. Most “Digital Techs” are encouraged to have training and certifications in Phase One / Capture One systems.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
· Use the digital tools and techniques of photography necessary to fulfill a role as a Digital Technician.
· Use digital software management and editingtools to prepare to work as a Digital Technician.
· Work in a team environment with photographers and lighting assistants in the role as a Digital Technician.
Students must complete 4 of 6 courses at City College of San Francisco. All courses must be taken within a 4-year period.
The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.
Required courses and recommended sequence (20+ units):
|1ST SEMESTER||PHOT 51 ||Beginning Photography||3 units||Fall or Spring|
|1ST SEMESTER||PHOT 60A||Beginning Photoshop||3 units||Fall or Spring|
|2ND SEMESTER||PHOT 81D||Intermediate Photography - Digital||4 units||Fall|
|2rd SEMESTER||PHOT 60B||Intermediate Photoshop||3 units||Spring|
|2rd SEMESTER||PHOT 85A||Beginning Lighting||4 units||Fall or Spring|
|3rd SEMESTER||PHOT 102C||Phase One / Capture One||2 units||Fall or Spring|
|3rd SEMESTER||PHOT 140||Industry Internship||1-8 units||Fall or Spring|