The incredible growth of digital media and the Internet has opened up new areas of communication for photographers and consequently, career paths. Students learn to capture, manipulate and print photographic images in high-end digital labs for classes that emphasize creativity and that are career-oriented. Areas covered include photojournalism, studio and commercial photography, documentary photography, advanced digital photography and portfolio preparation.
The Media Arts photography equipment room stocks Canon cameras and lenses. There are a number of digital SLRs, flashes, and lenses that are available for student checkout, free of charge. Advanced students may also check out the newly acquired Lytro camera, which captures multiple depths-of-field.