Diploma in Digital Photography

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

PCCI’s diploma program in digital photography is designed so that upon completing it, one will have the skills behind the camera, behind the computer, and in front of his clients.

It is a comprehensive yet intensive curriculum that allows its participants to learn the technical and creative side of photography; and more importantly, the various aspects one has to know and possess when considering a career as a photographer.

The courses are constructed with practicality in mind. Hands-on exercises follow lectures to ensure that the students can immediately practice and remember the skills and techniques discussed.

The program starts with the fundamentals in photography and then smoothly transitions to the more advanced and specific practices in photography.

Number of training days: 73 days including portfolio building (more than 580 hours)

Core Courses # of Days Recommended Schedule Other Schedule To Choose From

Priority Courses (should be taken in sequence)

     
Digital Camera Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • Apr 4 (Tue)
  • Apr 4 (Tue)
  • May 2 (Tue)
  • Jun 6 (Tue)
  • Jul 11 (Tue)
Basic Photography
  • 3 days
  • Apr 5–7 (Wed to Fri)
  • Apr 5–7 (Wed to Fri)
  • May 3–5 (Wed to Fri)
  • Jun 7–9 (Wed to Fri)
  • Jul 12–14 (Wed to Fri)
Studio Portrait 101
  • 3 days
  • Apr 21–23 (Fri to Sun)
  • Apr 21–23 (Fri to Sun)
  • Jun 19–21 (Mon to Wed)

Advanced Photography Courses (can be in any sequence)

     
The Secrets of Product Photography
  • 2 days
  • Apr 27–28 (Thu to Fri)
  • Apr 27–28 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jul 3–4 (Mon to Tue)
Photojournalism
  • 2 days
  • Apr 29–30 (Sat to Sun)
  • Apr 29–30 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 5–6 (Mon to Tue)
Ins & Outs of Wedding Photography
  • 1 day
  • May 2 (Tue)
  • May 2 (Tue)
Wedding Photography: Prenup & Wedding Day Photography + Album Design Making
  • 3 days
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
Corporate Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 18–19 (Thu to Fri)
  • May 18–19 (Thu to Fri)
Feast for the Eyes: Professional Food Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 22–23 (Mon to Tue)
  • May 22–23 (Mon to Tue)
Street Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 27–28 (Sat to Sun)
  • May 27–28 (Sat to Sun)
Sports & Action Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 8–9 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jun 8–9 (Thu to Fri)
Strobist Photography: Creative Techniques with Portable Flash
  • 1 day
  • Jun 9 (Fri)
  • Jun 9 (Fri)
Minding Your Own (Photography) Business
  • 1 day
  • Jun 13 (Tue)
  • Jun 13 (Tue)
Black-&-White Photography: Shooting, Processing & Printing
  • 2 days
  • Jun 15–16 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jun 15–16 (Thu to Fri)
Fashion Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 17–18 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 17–18 (Sat to Sun)
Wedding Day: Same Day Edit (SDE)
  • 2 days
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
  • Apr 6–7 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
Advanced Portrait Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 26–27 (Mon to Tue)
  • Jun 26–27 (Mon to Tue)
The Brave New (and Profitable) World of 360° Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 28–29 (Wed to Thu)
  • Jun 28–29 (Wed to Thu)
Architecture & Interiors Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jul 5–6 (Wed to Thu)
  • Jul 5–6 (Wed to Thu)
Travel and Cultural Documentary
  • 3 days
  • to be announced
  • to be announced
Inner Vision
  • 3 days
  • to be announced
  • to be announced

Image Editing and Compositing (should be taken in sequence)

     
Digital Imaging and Color Management Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • Apr 17 (Mon)
  • Apr 17 (Mon)
  • May 14 (Sun)
  • Jun 8 (Thu)
Adobe Photoshop Beginner to Intermediate
  • 3 days
  • Apr 18–20 (Tue to Thu)
  • Apr 18–20 (Tue to Thu)
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
  • Jun 9–11 (Fri to Sun)
Photo Editing & Management with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • 3 days
  • May 29–31 (Mon to Wed)
  • May 29–31 (Mon to Wed)
Portrait Retouching with Adobe Photoshop
  • 1 days
  • Jun 23 (Fri)
  • Jun 23 (Fri)
Creative Compositing Techniques in Photoshop
  • 2 days
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
Adobe Photoshop Advanced Tools and Techniques
  • 3 days
  • Jul 28–30 (Fri to Sun)
  • Apr 24–26 (Mon to Wed)
  • Jul 28–30 (Fri to Sun)

Web Design Essentials (should be taken in sequence)

     
Web Design Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • Jun 2 (Fri)
  • Jun 2 (Fri)
Website Creation with Adobe Muse
  • 2 days
  • Jun 6–7 (Tue to Wed)
  • Jun 6–7 (Tue to Wed)
General Courses      
Business Ethics, Organization and Communication
  • 1 day
  • May 18 (Thu)
  • May 18 (Thu)
  • Jul 3 (Mon)
Introduction to Computers & Applications
  • 1 day
  • Jun 17 (Sat)
  • Jun 17 (Sat)
Intellectual Property Rights
  • 1 day
  • To be announced
  • To be announced
Developing Printed Portfolio
  • maximum of 1 month after finishing all the courses
   
Developing a Portfolio Website
  • maximum of 1 month after finishing all the courses
   
TESDA Assessment for National Certificate
  • 1–2 days