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The Certificate in Photographic Arts Program consists of six courses. Upon completion of all courses, you will earn a Macomb Workforce & Continuing Education Certificate of Completion. Bring your camera to class, and note that field trips will replace class hours on occasion.

It is recommended that you take the courses in the following order:
• PHOT-8003B Digital Fundamentals
• PHOT-8006C Principles of Photography
• PHOT-8011C Travel Photography
• PHOT-8030 Digital Black & White
• PHOT-8013B Photoshop for Photographers
• PHOT-8005A Portraiture

These refreshers are for Certificate holders
• PHOT-8035 Portraiture Workshop
• PHOT-8036 Photoshop for Photographers Workshop
• PHOT-8033 Travel Photography Workshop
• PHOT-8034 Digital Black & Work Workshop

Optional Courses offered occasionally
• PHOT-8031 Planning a Successful Photography Business
• PHOT-8024A Photoshop Elements I
• PHOT-8029A Photoshop Elements II
• PHOT-8032A Creative Lighting for Photographers

Workshop Classes for Certificate Completers
So you’ve completed the Photographic Arts certificate but want to learn more on this subject? Troubleshoot and refresh your skills in Travel, Photography, Photoshop, and Portraiture Workshops as you bring your experience and current skill levels to these 5-week classes. This is a great opportunity to build up and enhance your portfolio.

**Equipment you need to bring to class: Digital Camera Students should try to register at least 5 days before the class start date. Early registration is encouraged.

Classes run sequentially each semester and cross over semesters for certificate completion. Not all classes are offered every semester.

Please make a note-these classes are sometimes offered on campus or on-line.

For information, contact the staff at 586-498-4100 or

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