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Fast Track a Career with our Professional Photography Program
Develop your style and strengths with the latest gear and techniques in a creative environment
You can tell powerful stories with your camera. You may be interested in photographing portraits, products, journalism or landscapes. But it takes a top photography college to transform your personal vision into a career.
Colorado Mountain College delivers the technical training you need to succeed. You will learn solid technical skills to capture professional photos and video. And you’ll develop an eye for aesthetics.
Our award-winning students thrive in this environment. They are creatives, artists, collaborators, forward thinkers and problem solvers. We encourage them to be innovative as they explore the potential of today’s photo technology.
CMC students are regularly honored with awards in the international College Photographer of the Year competition. They are competitive among students at some of the top photography colleges in the country.
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Career Paths in Photography & Video
Colorado Mountain College prepares you to enter the field of photography in just two years. Our hands-on training and up-to-date curriculum will set you up for a successful career. Go on assignment for an award-winning publication. Assist a famous photographer. Start your own freelance business.
Put your passion to work in:
- Fine art photography
- Commercial photography
- Photo editing
- Director of photography
- Video editing
- Digital content developer for brands
- Social media photographer
Enriched by the Isaacson School
As part of the Isaacson School for Communication, Arts & Media at Colorado Mountain College, you’ll work collaboratively with the Digital Media and Graphic Design programs. This provides real-word learning as you create photographs and video within creative teams. Virtual reality and other new media extend the core of our professional photography classes.
Here you’ll have ready access to community partnerships and a wide range of events. These opportunities include the ESPN XGAMES, 5POINT Film Festival and the Aspen Institute to name a few. These experiences create strong resumés and career connections.