The art of photography

At the heart of photography is a personal vision and distinct point of view. It is a way of seeing, a perspective. SCAD teaches talented students to look within and develop their own insights before embarking on an exciting career as a professional photographer. Here, you'll gain a broad understanding of traditional techniques while developing your own personal style. You'll also have the chance to bolster your photography skills by exploring related creative fields like graphic design or advertising. The take-away? A deeper awareness of composition that helps professional photographers get noticed.

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Photography degrees

SCAD's photography degrees are offered in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah and online via eLearning.

  - Atlanta    - Hong Kong    - Savannah    - eLearning

Student work

Photography, John Philip Nix, Symbiotic

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Develop your craft into a robust career

More than 20,000 alumni credit their time at SCAD for launching the creative careers of a lifetime. Alumnus Mark Mahaney explains how our environment and exceptional equipment gave him the skills and confidence he needed to thrive as a professional in New York City.

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Related majors and minors

The art of photography is uniquely suited to an interdisciplinary approach to learning, and many students seek multiple degrees during their time here. This helps creates a specialized voice and finely individualized approach to the medium.

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Courses of study are registered with the Hong Kong Education Bureau, registration numbers: 261958-261971, 262196-262202, and 262909. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.